Ulrich von Gradwitz offered Georg Znaeym a drink of wine after they get pinned down by a tree. Znaeym says that he never drinks with his enemies, but after they reconcile their differences he accepts the flask. The wine flask symbolizes their newfound friendship. Irony plays a large role in both stories. In ‘The Interlopers’ we see both Georg Znaeym and Ulrich von Gradwitz each wish the other to die, “as men each prayed that misfortune might fall on the other...”.
Sadly, these details tell us that the old couple in the story came to the parking lot to commit suicide together. Although the couple is choosing to end their lives in such a tragic way, it is very romantic that they are ending their lives together because they would not be able to survive without one another. In “The Cranes,” Peter Meinke attempts to illustrate what love truly is by creating a connection between the old couple in the story and the whooping cranes. The rarity of the whooping cranes symbolizes the rarity of the couple and how there aren’t many people like them who stay together forever. It is sad that the couple decided to end their lives the way they did, but the fact that they did it in the way of love is what makes this story so
There 's a subtle wonderfulness to this story. It 's such a relatable story that involves day to day recounts of activities, Kimberly and her mother 's struggles and strives, financially and culturally. Especially from Aunt Paula. Once she said: “You can release your heart, older sister” (148). And another conversation is that “I am too smart to cheat….It is under me” (157).Even though Kim’s mother suffered loneliness ..she is such a bold character to suffer and sacrifice though she got hardships and rejection from Aunt Paula.
When we speak of the Physical bond, the Emotional bond always comes in mind, the following quote by Lucy Grealy “Autobiography of a face” makes this bond between the two characters apparent : “I treated despair in terms of hierarchy: if there was a more important pain in the world, it meant my own was negated. I thought I simply had to accept the fact that I was ugly, and that to feel despair about it was simply wrong”. (Autobiography of a face) Lucy had to accept the fact she was an ugly “Monster” instead of being depressed and despaired about it, she had to live on with her life. In a sense Scylla is similar, she herself had accepted being a Monster and she acted upon that, she did not lock herself up somewhere like in a cell. She as sad as it sounds, took the role that was given to her by others.
Although, tragedy is hinted using foreshadowing throughout the second scene. The final scene introduces are tragedy, not unexpected, but tragic nonetheless. One of their own, Shelby, dies from complications from childbirth due to a life long struggle with diabetes. “Laughter through tears is my favorite emotion” (Harling 69) The rest of the characters cope with this devastating loss by falling back on humor to deal with their pain. M’Lynn is a perfect example of a Steel Magnolia.
The differences they both have is that Lady Macduff is braver, she is a victim of her husband's choice. whereas Aunt Clara has the dignity to take care of ill people such as Lennie. Equally important they both are positive inspiration for
Liesel’s foster parents, Rose and Hans Hubermann, are complete opposites. Rose has a bit of a bad temper and can be demanding at times, while Hans is very admirable and sympathetic, but both of them still love Liesel. The narrator of the novel, Death, says; ¨She possessed the unique ability to aggravate almost anyone she ever met. But she did love Liesel Meminger. Her way of showing it just happened to be strange.
Vanderman believed that Darl was weeping because he almost lost Addie’s coffin. However, differing viewpoints explain that Darl was weeping because his attempt at putting Addie to rest had failed. His tears are shed as an apology to Addie for his failure. Darl’s actions, although a crime, were done for a heroic reason; to end the extensive quest. He endangers himself to allow Addie to rest peacefully after the plethora of merciless obstacles they have
What Misses. Matlock saw as the main goal of life was embrace life the way it was and love it. Quite often people make whatever situation s/he is in worse by simply being upset about what is going on, but even though it is challenging, having an accepting attitude like Lucinda can be very beneficial in trying to make a bad situation better. At the age of ninety-six Lucinda had succeeded what she saw as life's goal and passed on leaving behind a very important message on her epigraphy. Davis’ opinion of what the goal of life is to die.
While reading this book, it seemed that word choice played a really big part, as to how you view Cinder as a person. For instance, the words “ dirty” and “miserable” show that the life Cinder is leading is hard. Word choice set up a very dark tone to fit the hard life Cinder is living. These words can connect back to the theme that bravery is how you face the worst, because the words show that Cinder had been through a lot, yet her motivations show that she won’t give up. Although she’s seen the darkest part of life.
Feeling shunned from the moment she was placed behind those walls, her savior from this dark time was CCWP. When Samantha spoke, I felt the passion in her voice, her love for the people who granted her a second chance at life and with her family. Heartbroken, humbled, and angry all at once, I was faced with questions I’d never before contemplated. How was I not hearing about the horrors these women go through? Our conversation continued and by the end, I felt a connection to Samantha, who willingly opened up about one of the lowest points in her life to an absolute stranger.