However, George could have stood up for Lennie instead of killing him. There is other options other than immediately killing. Lennie was not very smart and George knew that, George was not thinking of Lennie he was thinking of himself. In the passage, Of Mice and Men, George says “He’s dumb as hell, but he ain’t crazy.” This shows that George knows that he is not stupid. George was his best friend and Lennie needed him.
This means he cares for his friends and is truly a good man. Proctor says; “ let them that near dead now take their souls, it is pretence to me.” Proctor talks good about the people who decided not to confess. He Doesn't want to say anything that will harm them. Proctor doesn't think he’s doing the right thing by confessing and wants to change his mind to do the right thing. John proctor
He knew that exposing him would be an awful way of repaying him; it would have been like "shooting a mockingbird." So, Atticus chose to protect Boo from the public eye rather than abide by the law and his "honest" ways he was so accustomed to follow.
One piece of advice he offers is he, “can talk with crowds and keep your virtue” then you will be a man. Kipling’s advice to his son is to always stay true to who you are and to never put your beliefs at risk just because it’s not the popular decision. All of our choices
He didn’t kill so there might have been sympathy there because she was completely defenseless and didn’t die so you can tell he intentionally didn’t kill her. In conclusion, i believe Okonkwo is a sympathetic man and he cares about the people around deeply. He may just have a hard way of showing it. Whether he beats his family, tries to kill them, abuses them. Nobody he has touched hasn’t died.
“I loved the old man. He never wronged me. He had never given me insult. For his gold I had no desire. I think it was his eye!” (paragraph 2) This shows how the man was kind to him, Poe even loved the old man but still wanted nothing to do with him because he didn’t like the way his eye looked.
The Crucible Essay In Arthur Miller’s play, The Crucible, John Proctor is facing the decision of living but ruining his friends’ reputation as well as his own, or dying and defending the remaining amount of his goodness. Proctor chooses the ladder and dies to protect his friends and himself to prove he still has some goodness and for forgiveness of his past sins. What makes his claim believable is the fact that John Proctor refuses to give Danforth the confession with the argument that he would like to defend his name, and his friend’s name aswell. As he states “They think to go like saints. I like not to spoil their names” (Act IV.
Pathos is the expression of one’s emotions in order to evoke another person to feel empathy for them. In an untasteful execution, Crito accomplishes this by expounding how the eradication of Socrates will lead to a pessimistic brunt when he scorns “What it seems is that you’re letting your sons down too.” (Crito, pg. 885) trying to arrange for him a disturbance for not being there for his sons when he could have if he decided to escape and remain alive. Nonetheless, this does not arouse Socrates because he had already consulted the pros and cons; and the pros eclipsed the cons, leaving pathos
Selfless or Selfish George is being selfless when killing Lennie at the end of the novel because George is life would be way easier if Lennie was not with him. Some people may say that George was being selfish, however Lennie, being put into a crazy house would make George suffer knowing that Lennie is being tortured. Some people may say the opposite that George was being selfish for killing him, however George was not going to risk that, "Lennie—if you jus ' happen to get in trouble like you always done before, I want you to come right here an ' hide in the brush… Hide in the brush till I come for you”(15). George had a feeling that Lennie would be getting in trouble, he knows that Lennie does not mean any harm, but he still harms
Romeo’s grief is justified in terms of Juliet’s death. However knowing that he thinks to die before grieving for his lost love may raise speculation that he has thought about death before knowing of Juliet’s death. Accordingly, this also suggests that Romeo is using Juliet’s death as an excuse to kill himself. Romeo seems to know that the apothecary in town has poison when it is illegal, which raises the likelihood that Romeo has thought to die before. Knowing that poison is illegal in the town of Mantua, the apothecary is not branding the idea that he has it in his possession.