Because he is a stranger to the rest of the society, Mersault is personally attacked because of his differences, eventually leading him to death by the guillotine. Mersault does not seem to care about the little details of life because he is living it through and getting by on the simple necessities. He focuses on his physical needs rather than his irrelevant needs because he finds they have no importance. At the very beginning of the novel, Mersault’s mother passes away. Following Maman’s death, Mersualt expresses very different emotions.
Before the turning point, Bud despised being called by other names because of what his mother constantly told him when she was alive. He also did not have family that he could trust and give love to. “I wasn’t about to let anybody call me Buddy and stick a pencil up my nose all the way to the R. I swung as hard as I could at Todd’s balloon head.” (Curtis, 13). Bud did not allow someone to call him Buddy, as Bud when Bud was called Buddy, he punched Todd Amos.
Odysseus doesn’t deserve the title of a hero because he made bad decisions that affected his crew poorly, Athena did almost all of the work in getting him home, and he cheated on his wife multiple times throughout his journey home. My first reason why Odysseus does not deserve the title of a hero is because he made
However, Jake Barnes could never achieve and participate in this craze due to the injury he sustained during WWI. This damaged his self-esteem and due to the location of the injury, his masculinity, “Undressing, I looked at myself in the mirror...of all the ways to be wounded” (Hemingway 38). Maslow's hierarchy of needs states that one must achieve self-esteem before self-actualization. Therefore, “Jake will never achieve the psychological stability he craves because he finally accepts...philosophies about his injury...these ideas...will always leave him vulnerable to the fear that he will...be an invalid” (Fore). Not only does this ruin his self-esteem but ruins his relationships as well since he is impotent as a result.
He is unsure because he wants to stop teaching but he doesn’t want to leave Vivian behind. Grant feels as if all the teaching that he is doing is a waste of time because he thinks the kids will not use this knowledge and will do nothing but work in the fields and continued to be oppressed by the world around them. Grant feels as if his old teacher Mr. Antoine was right about teaching and grows to hate teaching. Grant becomes very alike to Mr. Antoine, bitter and selfish. He also wants to leave to get away from the racism in the south.
Miss Emily Grierson’s father was an overbearing man, known to have instilled many not-so-pleasing values in Emily; ones that she would always struggle to surpass. Due to his character, the town thought of Emily as “a tradition, a duty and a care; a sort of hereditary obligation upon the town” (Faulkner 75). They believed her to have thought so highly of herself that she would not converse with just anyone, which is a completely false misconception. Her father secluded her to the point where she became totally dependent on him, never really socializing with any member of Jefferson, especially not “all the young men her father had driven away” (77). By isolating her from common folk nearly all her life, Miss Emily Grierson was put in a direct line of failure which snowballed rapidly after her father’s death, leading her to “cling to that which had robbed her, as people will” (77).
Proctor believes there is nothing left for him. He chooses to hang because he has lost his will to live. John also choose to hang because he cannot bear to live without Elizabeth, but she does not want to love him even though he will help raise their children. Abigail, also, leaves John because he chooses Elizabeth. Proctor has a mindset that he does not have anything left for him, but a name that has lied and has been blackened.
(Tolstoy E.750) Ivan Ilych doesn’t appear to have any sympathy for his wife or his newborn child. Instead, they’re a bother to him, and interfere with his ordered and pleasant life. All he wants to do is retreat from his house. He is separating himself from his family is the reason why his family doesn’t pay attention to him once he becomes sick. Because of Ivan Ilych actions he has caused for Praskovya Fedorovna to be a clear reflection of
Leonie’s abandonment makes Jojo lose his respect towards her as he stops her calling her mom and starts using her first name. When using her first name, Jojo creates this distance between them and they lose the special bond created through the use of the word “mom”. The loss of respect and mutual value creates an uneven balance within the family structure that endangers both Leonie and Jojo. Leonie’s inability to care for her children, places the children in ultimate physical danger aside from racial prejudice from society who do not accept them for their mixed skin. Jojo’s most dangerous moment comes when a police officer detains Leonie’s car and he ends up with gun pointed to his head in result of Leonie’s selfish behavior.
The prejudice against castle people in Corrigan lead Jack Lionel to discriminate against his son’s marriage and therefore ruining the relationship between them and their family. Jack never wanted Jasper to be born and never thought about understanding David (Jasper’s dad) (245). He banished his son from the house after he told him that he loved Jasper’s mother and wanted to keep Jasper. This affected David a lot when Rosie died as she was the only person left in his life. The discrimination of the castle people ruined this family because Jack thought that his son marrying a castle women “is dirtying the family name” (245).
The Atlantic world from 1492 to 1750 experienced economic and social transformations due to new contacts among the major continents that bordered the Atlantic Ocean. Western Europe, Africa, and the Americas saw dramatic economic and social changes caused by the slave trade, the increase of trade, and the Europeans “discovery” of America. The Atlantic world experienced great Economic changes created by the new global connections established between continents that allowed the expansion of trades, slave trades, and the claiming of land. Due to the new found connections the participants of trade all over the world brought home new goods, mainly from Europe, and materials previously never seen before or goods they were in need of.