He also shows how far above her he thinks himself by saying “she had much to learn”. He is almost belittling her and treating her like a child with these words, and this can describe Creon’s hubris. Thus, this can also show his character he sees others flaws rather than his own and blames others without knowing he is the one to blame. Therefore, Creon is shown as a hypocrite with the irony
In the story, Holden tries to be different from others because it is the way to express identity for him. It causes him to be isolated from the society, and he sometimes feels loneliness in his life. Similarly, the girl in “First Muse” feels sadness and loneliness when she realizes that there is the literary border. She says, "I was stunned ...and fought back tears" (Alvarez, 3-5). Additionally, she says that "Maybe I could be the one exception to this writing rule?"
We choose what is right for our well being and health and sometimes we fall into this deep emotional hole. Lady Macbeth loses control of her actions which leads her into her own emotional hole. It is reported that depression causes women that to be aloof and quiet which makes them more prone to making more mistakes due to lack of concentration and sleep (Cape Times 2013). Lady Macbeth is a big role in Macbeth’s life being the dominant person in the relationship.There is a point in life where you lose control over what your mind thinks, and this was her time. Lady Macbeth exclaims, “Out damned spot, out, I say!” (Shakespeare 5.1 28).
In this passage, Charlotte Perkins Gilman highlights the theme that women must use their intellect or go mad through the use of literary qualities and writing styles. Gilman also uses the use of capital letters to portray the decline in the narrators’ sanity. This shows the decline in the sanity of a person because the words in all-caps is shown as abrupt, loud remarks. Gilman uses this method multiple times in her short story and this method was used twice in this passage. When the narrator wrote, “LOOKING AT THE PAPER!”, the major decline in her mental health was shown.
Considering the language used to describe her poetry; “ill-formed” “irksome” she must have written this poem in a moment of sadness and even anger. When she heard about how her poems were received, she was probably
The reader, on the other hand, probably pities Jane after her horrible experience in the red-room, therefore this emphasize on beauty has to be seen in a critical way. As Jen Cadwallader expresses in her Essay “Plain Jane and the Limits of Female Beauty”: “the homage paid to her appearance is a detriment to the development of her [Georgiana’s] character.” (Cadwallader 239). Thanks to her beauty, others seem to ignore or play down the mistakes Georgiana makes in her life, because of that she develops into “shallow” and “self-centred”
In these two pieces of text, these craft moves add to the negative tone and almost make the reader feel bad for the kids who have to go through this and feel the emotions of them. Consequently, this gives the children a reason as to why they would be so jealous; they wanted what Margot
By constantly fretting about her own health, she has become a valetudinarian who seeks the attention of others. Mary also maintains an unreasonable worry for her position in family and society, wishing to maximize her dignity in the eyes of the crowd. What is more, her “Elliot self-importance” extends all the way to natural occurrences, leading her to invoke “unfairness” in situations that seem to overlook her own ideal benefit. By characterizing Mary from a hyperbolic, satirical perspective, Jane Austen ridicules the conceited and silly behavior of many who do not deserve what they seek, because they think they
The poem "Kindness" by Naomi Shihab Nye speaks about how you experience kindness and what it really is. The main point in this poem is that in order to experience people's kindness you need to experience hurt, sorrow, and loneliness. The author says that when you loose everything and have no one or thing that when kindness comes along it lifts you up "and then goes with you everywhere/ like a shadow or a friend" (33-34). When portraying this message the author uses a sad but hopeful tone to send the message she wants to say. This tone helps portray the message because you can feel how sad someone is when they are lonely and they have nothing.
In the beginning of the monologue, Medea is heartbroken when she realizes that “without [them] [she] will live a life of sorrow” and that her “heart is not in it”. By illustrating the guilt within Medea, the author, Euripides, shows that when one is consumed with revenge, you forget the love and importance of others. Thus, leading oneself to selfishly sacrifice the well-being of another person. Unfortunately, even when Medea acknowledges her immoral action, she continues with prideful resolve that she will not be a “laughing