Gene evolves successfully because he killed the savage and evil within himself once Finny dies. Leper, emotionally unprepared for war, is traumatized by what he see’s at war and therefore, does not successfully complete his rite of passage. Even though everyone wants to be like Finny, his inability to live in a world of evil results in an unsuccessful findings of his rite of
The relationship between Marshall and Shelly was also riddled with violations, though not overtly detrimental to the client they were detrimental just the same. Marshall was in no way acting in the best interest of Shelly, his course of treatment had two directives: save the institute and advance his reputation and career. Marshall’s agenda was in violation of the ethical principles of beneficence, nonmaleficence, and fidelity. Helping Shelly become a better gambler is not unethical, that was not however his reason for seeking treatment. Alternatively, it was quite evident that gambling was an area of concern.
The tragic tone of Creon’s exclamation shows the regret that he feels for his destructive actions, and the use of the phrase ‘thoughtless thoughts’ indicates that he has realized that he has been exhibiting extreme foolishness. The fact that Creon’s stupidity led to the ‘slaying and dying’ of his loved ones, this is positive in that it ensures that the change will be lasting, and his mistakes will not be repeated. Consequences and losses help ensure that people will remedy their flawed qualities, and that the sacrifices of the people involved in rebellion are not in
John decides to withdraw his confession and tear it to pieces. Although the confession was a complete lie, it may have saved his life. But then the farmer and sinner makes a shocking decision to destroy it. The readers are left with disbelief, wondering why a man does such an act. John is a sincere and truthful man, he does not want to confess to a crime he did not commit.
Curly had slashed at Lennie's eye and his face was covered with blood. George yelled at Lennie "I said get him (63)." Both of these examples suggest George doesn't want Lennie to get beat up and he rather get in trouble and lose his job. All of this examples indicate the friendship of Lennie and George is
A similar attempt to stifle his habit of lying appears later as he makes an excuse for never confronting the man who stole his gloves “I never seem to have anything that if I lost it I’d care too much. Maybe that’s why I’m partly yellow.”(100) and then immediately contradicts what he said in order to be genuine “It’s no excuse, though. It really
AS a reader, you know Lennie had no gun he just ran away like a scared kid. George stole it because he knew If he didn’t Curley would. He just wanted the best for Lennie and he felt him, killing him in a simple way that he wouldn 't see coming would be the best way to kill him. Another example of his death being foreshowed is Curly hated Lennie and after finding his wife his anger and hatred just grew. "Curly came suddenly to life, ' 'I know who done it, ' ' he cried, ' ' That big [guy], don it. '
Pussy! I felt myself blush. I couldn 't tolerate it. I couldn 't endure the mockery, or the disgrace, or the patriotic ridicule.” Character of narrator seems to be ashamed of being called the disgraceful words what motivates him or forces him to actually overcome his fear and go to war. In the scene where Tim O’Brien as a character gets wounded for the first time and Rat Kiley does everything to make sure nothing is going wrong with him even though the wound is not that serious.
Surprisingly, Gilgamesh is scared, and almost reluctant to fight when he first sees Humbaba. Humbaba “nodded his head and shook it, menacing Gilgamesh; and on him he fastened his eye, the eye of death. Then Gilgamesh called to Shamash and his tears were flowing” (20). Gilgamesh needs help to defeat Humbaba, but his arrogance keeps him from becoming self-aware of his weakness. Gilgamesh and Enkidu ruthlessly triumph over Humbaba and in their celebration.
Strangely enough, Atticus was also able to see the good in Mayella Ewell, and it tore him apart having to destroy her testimony on the stand. In chapter eighteen Scout says, “Atticus hit her hard in a way that was not clear to me, but it gave him no pleasure to do so. He sat with his head down..”(Lee 252). When Atticus had to defend Tom he also had to show the jury that Mayella was speaking lies which made him upset to do so. He knew Mayella was a victim in the situation too and did not want to hurt her more than Bob Ewell already did.