This roots back to the death of his brother and his fear of getting close enough to someone that he is vulnerable to being hurt. Holden despises interaction so intensely that he even says “I thought what I’d do was, I’d pretend I was one of those deaf mutes. That way I wouldn’t have to have any of those goddam stupid useless conversations with anybody” (218). This illustrates just how far he was willing to go to avoid interaction, because he truly thinks that it is pointless. Throughout the novel the reader is exposed to Holden’s damaged mind and personality.
Dimmesdale’s scarlet letter is a permanent scar that causes a strong pain, but nobody is able to see his redemption because it is always hidden. Saying “God is merciful” cannot bring Dimmesdale peace because he knows that he does not deserve God’s forgiveness as a coward who has failed to confess his mistakes. Once Dimmesdale’s sin is covered by his hand, he has stepped into the endless circle of hiding and regretting. The scarlet letter’s changeable nature reflects the life of Hester, who is able to repent her sin in a positive way and eventually gains her right to return to a normal life. However, the contrasting characteristic of Dimmesdale’s hand over his heart indicates the fact that his life will be always filled with guilt and torture because his inability to be true.
He doesn’t really want to accept his explanations. The first theory includes thoughtful planning, thinking it is the idea that it separates people in his community from animals and being completely psychotic. The next depicts two people being at the same level of homicidal berserk to go so far as a murder. Agent Dewey finds it hard to wrap his head around how two people could reach this same degree of rage. Agent Dewey's concepts exclude each other, he does not want to believe them at all.
Sometimes, truth can be so hurting that it becomes impossible to bear, especially if it carries some elements of shame and guilt. However, a responsible person should accept their mistakes and do whatever it takes to rectify the errors, and even ask for forgiveness. On the other hand, evil people will always fight truth and never want it to be revealed. Troy, in this play, is a replica of a wrong person whose actions and character has caused suffering to other people. When truth dawns upon him, he feels terrible and intensifies his acts of building fences around himself because he never gives his family a chance of knowing and understanding him.
George always tells him how he screwed up and that he should not do it again in the future. Lennie does not learn from his mistake. Steinbeck shows this because in the book Lennie keeps making mistakes throughout the book. Therefore, Lennie brings struggle upon himself because he does not change. Steinbeck was successful at making Lennie an unsympathetic person in many ways.
Dimmesdale knew that his choice to step back and allow Hester to bear all the punishment was not morally just, and that choice forever ate at him until he revealed his true self. As the guilt grew stronger, he grew sicker and weaker. He was so afraid to ruin his reputation that he would rather suffer in silence. Hawthorne states, “…all the dread of public exposure, that had so long been the anguish of his life, had returned upon him; and he was already trembling at the conjunction in which- with a strange joy, nevertheless-he now found himself.”(140). Dimmesdale became lost within his identity due to the self-inflicted shame and guilt, and he finally came to the conclusion that he would be healthier if he came forward and revealed himself.
This theme is a mirror for the theme of duty and responsibility that each man is nothing but his actions and his courage to carry the responsibility of the consequences.Moving on to extract the theme of paradox and denial, such theme can be seen in each character. Owing to the anger of guilt Keller begins to falsely justify his actions living in a paradoxical state of mind leading him to live in denial for years. He lives unable to decide his reality whether guilty or “didn’t kill anybody” (II. 67), whether a killer or a respected successful man (Bloom, 36). Again anger provokes another idea or attitude in the play which is abandonment and seeking for a new identity.
He has mentally tortured Dimmesdale; obsessed with wanting him to suffer more that he has. Chillingworth wants him to live with guilt the rest of his life. Chillingworth doesn’t even love Hester anymore, but he continues to torture Dimmesdale because he wants him to live with guilt the rest of his life. Chillingworth is an evil character that seems worse than Dimmesdale. Even though Chillingworth didn’t commit the crime
However, the brothers continue to avoid the facts, they find it too hard to face up to the dishonesty of their father. Furthermore, the novel continues to point out the theme of loneliness. Adam begins to share a story to his brothers about their father’s infallibility. Suffering from being unable to see the bad in people displays his character flaw. Cathy is expressed as a symbol of evil.
Ackley’s peers alienate him for traits he cannot help, but Ackley embraces these qualities and retreats from society to avoid further rejection. It can be inferred that the society Ackley resides in, his peers at Pencey Prep, rejects him. Ackley just has a an obnoxious personality that makes causes him to be friendless. Even Holden, a rejected recluse himself, has a hard time dealing with Ackley and would prefer he stay in his room rather than come bother him. Holden and Ackley’s other peer’s dislike Robert Ackley and want to disclude him from their lives because of his obnoxious behavior.
Secondly, Lennie does not realize his issues are the reasons he struggles with soft things. This is shown through the novel by Steinbeck, to show that these issues causes many series of ways his future in front of him will get harder. '" Course he ain 't mean. But he gets in trouble alla time because he 's so God damn dumb. Like what happened in Weed— ' He stopped.
Fears, Weaknesses: FEARS. inability to fulfill his role | Lavi is acutely aware of his shortcomings, particularly his growing emotional attachments and attraction to the exorcists ' side of the war. If he gives in to these perceived weaknesses, he will be unable to become the Bookman, failing himself and the current Bookman, his venerated mentor. To an extent, he also worries that he will fail in his role as an exorcist, proving unable to protect innocents. losing his friends | Friends like Lavi 's, who live on the battlefield (Allen, Lenalee, Kanda, even Bookman), are always in danger, heightening Lavi 's stress and emotional fragmentation.
Antwone suffers from displacement and repression, and he also deny a lot about his pass experiences. With that being said, my treatment recommendation for Antwone is the psychoanalytic theory. Antwone denies and bottles up all the anger that he has from his pass without realizing that it is causing him more harm. He refused to talk about these issues because he thought that he does not have an issues. With all the anger bottled up, he tends to displace them by lashing out on his co-workers.
Fairfield claims that Bigger is uneducated to stop the wrong thoughts and the things happening around him. Fairfield says that communication is wary important. In the book Native son many troubles happened because of the lack of communication. For example Bigger is killing Bessi. Fairfields concludes that communication is important and there was lack of communication between the characters and
It’s a painful emotion that everyone can identify with at some point. His own depression and misery further pushes him away from those around him. He has such difficulty reaching out to people. For example, he always thinks about “giving old Jane a buzz” (Salinger 34), however he never does, perhaps for the sake of preserving Jane in an innocent light, rather than discovering that she, too, is growing up. The last theme that is highlighted is the loss of innocence, which ties together with the other themes in the book.