The extents Abelard went to save himself was selfish, yet he gave her a place that he had hoped would show his great love for her. Men drive their lovers away for idiotic reasons, yet Peter’s was to save her and himself from humiliation. His love for Heloise was true and significant enough to publicize it in the beginning and write to her in secret to help her get over the fact they could no longer be
In "Black Hawk's Surrender Speech, 1832," Black Hawk utilizes rhetorical devices to portray what it was like to face white men. He limned what he surpassed in order to protect his people and land. Black Hawk utilizes simile frequently. Suggesting that one of the worst days had been to see his men murdered. "The bullets flew like birds in the air," referring to how the bullets injured his men.
However, even with his claims of holiness, he puts on the veil; this is ironic, because the veil symbolizes the opposite of holiness. Also, the Minister shows that he has very limited understanding of true Christianity (Freedman). It is ironic that Parson Hooper tears his face and makes such a big scene about the secret sin we are all hiding. Yes, this sin is bad, and no, we should not hide it. However, true Christianity comes with knowing that we are and never will be perfect, but that God is strong in our weaknesses.
Arthur Miller's utilization of incongruity in The Crucible shows exactly how tricky the human species is. He makes a situation that spins around the congregation and how the general population must take after their decrees and keep their dedication to God, however all they truly do conflicts with their ten edicts. John submitted infidelity by yearning for Abbigail when he was at that point wedded to Elizabeth and had constructed a family with her. Abigail is desirous of Elizabeth for having John and her yearning for retaliation drives her to lie and control the town as she did. It is essentially unexpected how all through every one of the allegations and guards, everyone would lecture their confidence in God and the congregation yet whatever they did was definitely not what they were required to.
However, when the Christian priest attempted to heal Uncle Lucas, he did not have the ability. This event exposes the lack of God’s power because Uncle Lucas tried to help god and the church by punishing the brujas, but god’s workers, the Christian priests, did not have powers from God to heal; therefore, leaving Uncle Lucas to die. While Uncle Lucas had only been trying to support the church, God was not there for him;
Adequately intelligent, Cory realizes the jealousy of the commoners with their gazes constantly resting upon him, so he utilizes a mask. When realizing that he is considered superior to the townspeople, he is pressured to maintain the mask of perfection so as to not offend them. Even more, Richard Cory is forced to uphold the farce of happiness due to the envy of others. The townspeople “thought that he was everything / to make [them] wish that [they] were in his place” (Robinson 11-12). Cory is aware of what the townspeople coveted: his wealth, knowledge, his mannerism and his glamour.
General Zaroff is utterly surprised by why Rainsford thinks so highly of human life and has no problem to continue taking human life. This is also shown when he challenges Rainsford and gets excited to be able to hunt his new guest. The only thing that General Zaroff is looking for is amusement, but without a challenge he gets bored and looks for another person to
Situational irony is created in the text through Proctor reciting “ thou shalt not make unto thee any graven image… You have said that twice, sir… Adultery, John”(Miller.II.12.). This is an example of Situational Irony because the only commandment Proctor couldn’t remember is the one he broke. Proctor’s inability to remember his commandments causes the community to question his faithfulness to his religion and in return creates conflict later in the trials when people question his judgment and accuse him of witchcraft. Dramatic irony is created in the text through Danforth asking “Why did you dismiss Abigail Williams?”, and Elizabeth responding “She - dissatisfied me”(Miller.III.18.). This is an example of Dramatic Irony because the reader already knows that John has confessed to adultery, but Elizabeth doesn't so she lies in hopes of protecting his reputation.
Mr. Ewell’s wrongdoings lead to the death of Tom Robinson, and later he himself was killed for his unjust actions. The mockingbird was symbolic of Tom’s true, pure heart, and his death was because of nothing but the inequities within society. Mr. Ewell’s sin caused sorrow and horror in Scout’s life, but it also lead to her realization that discrimination was wrong, something that Atticus wished for her to know all along. Further along in the story, Scout’s growth is proved when Atticus suggests sending Boo Radley to trial for killing Bob Ewell. Scout says, “‘Well, it’d be sort of like shootin’ a mockingbird, wouldn’t it?’” (276).
His narrow-mindedness and disproportional beliefs cause Strorm to be the polar-opposite of his son David. Joseph symbolizes the security and structure of a square. Strorm cannot think out of the whirlpool of lies that he has set for Waknuk citizens to remain in. Joseph believes citizens can surpass the Old People who endured Tribulation. Dark black, red and indigo represent Joseph’s foreseeable wrath and dictatorial behaviour towards religious tenets.
People judge God 's power to let people die even though theypray to God.In conclusion, questioning whether or not to believe in God after or during a naturaldisaster, losing faith in God, and people 's judgement of God 's power to allow people to die eventhough they pray to him. The three main points lead to the thesis showing how Elie questionedGod’s power. Elie Wiesel from Night is going through tough times questioning his religion inGod for letting innocent