Cyrano tries to be just as thoughtful throughout the play in order to bring joy to other people, it may come at his expense and pain, but he’s willing to do whatever as long as it makes other people happy. ‘Do you find Christian...intellectual?’ ‘More so than you, even.’ ‘I am glad’” (Rostand 106). Instead of going after Roxane, he tries to set her up with Christian because Cyrano thinks that he’s not good enough for someone so beautiful, “I know--afraid that when you have her all alone, you lose all. Have no fear. It is yourself she loves--give her yourself put into words--my words, upon your lips!” (Rostand 100).
If Tom cared about Daisy he would not be seeing other women, it was also revealed that Myrtle was not the first person Tom had an affair with, which just proves this even further. The actions Tom takes near the end of the story show how hypocritical Tom really is. For some reason, Tom is irritated that Gatsby and Daisy seem to have feelings for each other, but his affair with Myrtle is completely fine with him. To Tom, there is nothing wrong with him cheating on Daisy, but Daisy wanting to be with Gatsby is a horrid thing, even
“ You can 't convince anyone of anything. You can only give them the right information, so that they convince themselves”-Eben Pagan. In the story the characters all try to persuade one another to do to what one believes is right. Antigone begs her sister Ismene for help burying their brother which isn’t allowed to be buried. Ismene is afraid of the consequences yet Antigone doesn’t care about which gets her in serious trouble.
Mr. Capulet also refuses his Lady’s wishes for him not to fight because he felt like he was too good not to fight. Romeo and Juliet were scared to tell anyone about their marriage because of this feud. It’s also the reason that Juliet had to fake her death when it came to marrying Paris. Mr. Capulet is the the reason why Romeo and Juliet died because he was too proud of his family and he kept the feud going
Fidelity was frequently preached by religious officials during this time period, and many strived to follow the morals of Christianity. Therefore being in a courtly relationship did not excuse the sin of adultery and infidelity. In Lancelot, the Knight of the Cart, Lancelot is initially heartbroken for Guinevere’s lack of passion towards him. He saves her like a respectable knight should, but in return she gives him no respect for saving her life. He then expresses to Guinevere, “I am grieved at this, but I dare not ask your reason” (Comfort 49).
Since, Gatsby is blind to the fact that she does not love him the way he loves her, he believes that Daisy will leave Tom for him. But because Gatsby gives her all his attention, she lets him believe that she is willing to leave her husband for him. Therefore, Tom and Gatsby verbally
Love is not an object but intangible emotion therefore it can not be bought. Furthermore, he was obsessed with the idea of having a lover so much that he becomes forceful on her love, but Nick notices that and says “I wouldn 't ask too much of her," He pushes her into confessing to Tom about the affair, but that does not go as planned but because he is so obsessed with having Daisy he does not realize Daisy’s true emotions until his last breath. The love of Jay and Daisy was one sided while she loved his glory he was too blind to see that the love is only an
Alcée asks Calixta about marrying Bobinôt because he knows that although he and Caixta have a natural love for each other, they cannot be together because of their societal standards. Also, the author writes, “Calixta’s senses were reeling; and they well-nigh left her when she felt Alcée’s lips brush her ear like the touch of a rose” (431). This is yet another example of Calixta’s and Alcée’s forbidden love because they express such strong feelings for each other, but they cannot actually be together. After Bobinôt asks Calixta to kiss him, she says, “I don’t want to kiss you, Bobinôt, not today. Some other time.
In this selected passage Huck decides he is not going to send the letter he wrote to Miss Watson with the intention of turning Jim in. Huck initially writes the letter because he is thinking about God and his state of sin, as he believes he is committing a sin by stealing another person’s property. He never sends the letter because he realized how much he trusts Jim and doesn’t see him as his property, but rather as a best friend. Previously he has stayed with Jim because it was easy, but this scene marks the time when he is able to stay by Jim’s side even when he believes it will come at a great personal cost. The duke and the king are not a good example for humanity.
/ ‘Then, farewell!’ said Elizabeth” (Hawthorne 183). Even though Hooper knew he would lose his fiancee. He still refused to lift the veil, sacrificing the woman he loved for his faith. Tim Deines wrote in a literary criticism of Hawthorne’s short story that “Hooper sardonically reflects on what might have been if not for the effect of the veil, believing that the veil ‘must’ be drawn between the most intimate, the most immediate relation.” Deines expresses that Hooper has a belief that this is the only way for him to be true to his philosophy. Hooper believes Elizabeth must leave him in order for him to be judged by God in the way that he wishes when he faces judgement