Montag begins noticing how unimportant she is to him; “And he remembered thinking then that if she died, he was certain he wouldn’t cry” shows how messed up society is (Bradbury 44). They have turned this people into complete strangers, but that is the way live is for everyone living in this time. Next, the name Clarisse means light or clarity which provides foreshadowing on Clarisse’s role in the novel (Zipes 2). “’You think too many things,’ said Montag, uneasily” (Bradbury 9). The word “uneasily” gives the reader the sense that something is wrong, but Clarisse is only thinking.
Meursault’s slight desire to have a smoke was more important to him than showing respect for his recently deceased mother. This reinforces how unimportant death is to Meursault. Moreover, during the vigil, Meursault is overwhelmed with exhaustion and falls asleep, which the elderly folks that are present find disrespectful. However, Meursault is completely indifferent to how other people perceive him. Also, the caretaker of the elderly home in Marengo makes “blunt comments about how
Fahrenheit 451 Essay To begin, the excessive use of technology forces people to suffer from a lack of compassion for others. In fact, in Fahrenheit 451, Clarisse says: “‘I’m afraid of children my own age. They kill each other. Did it always use to be that way? My uncle says no’” (Bradbury 28).
This closure is not met from solving the mystery nor did it resolve the relationship struggle, but it was instead resolved by the extinction of deceit surrounding him and his mother. The main cause of the family struggle in the Schell family was due to the deceitful actions by Oskar and his mother, and the inability to express emotions and feeling between Grandma Schell and Thomas Sr. Within the finale of the novel, the reader witnesses a beginning to the fixed relationship between Oskar and his mother, but also the separation of a failed relationship between Grandma and Thomas. Even though one relationship was not able to survive through the trauma, the relationship between Oskar and his mother is fixed with truth and also implied that their
Kambini is the one character that suffers the most when she has to speak for herself. Kambini’s silence is mostly because of the abuse she is given when she is around her father, Eugene. Eugene is a loving man, but he experiences breakdowns and make use of violence. Kambini does not want to be honest with the people around her about her situation at home. She is being bullied at school of being stuck up, but little do they
Mr Bennet: Mr Bennet seems like a more serious and mellow character. He does not care much for the arrival of the wealthy Mr Bingley and he does not share his wife’s love for gossip and visiting. Mr Bennet also seems to favour Elizabeth over her other sisters and he insists on putting in a good word for her with Mr Bingley. Mrs Bennet: Mrs Bennet cares about little but the marriage of her daughters. She describes this as her business in life.
Even though Nath and James both did play a very significant role in Lydia’s decision to commit suicide, Marilyn should be to blame for Lydia’s death because she put too much pressure on her, she disregarded her feelings, and because she never promoted a healthy social life. Marilyn’s troubled past promoted her decision to pressure her daughter, which eventually led to her demise. For example, after Lydia said that she lost her mother’s cookbook, Marilyn thought, “It was a sign, Marilyn decided. For her, it was too late. But it wasn’t too late for Lydia.
Society did not understand Meursault’s way of acting at his mother’s funeral. This played against him during his trial as it tarnished his reputation. Meursault's amorality may have caused his downfall as well. When Raymond asks him to write a letter to torment his mistress, Meursault does it simply because he “didn’t have any reason not to." He has the time and skills to do it so he
“I think for any relationship to be successful, there needs to be loving communication, appreciation, and understanding.” - Miranda Kerr. This quote represents everything about communication that did not happen in As I Lay Dying by William Faulkner. One of the themes in this book is one of miscommunication and family tension because of it, to understand this to its full extent you need to understand the reasons behind this tension including secrets, bad parenting and misunderstandings. Family is not a pleasant topic in As I Lay Dying. Poor to no communication creates intense barriers of misunderstanding and resentment between family members, particularly Jewel and Darl, siblings who are rivals for their mother’s love.
This in essence was a comparison between rigidity and flexibility and the unwillingness and willingness to accept and reject changes. In addition, a sense of fear was running through the minds of both the old and young. In that, the old do not know what to expect from the uprising movement and the new would like to be a part of the New Movement, but the sounds of gunshots pose too many threats to them. Ms. Audrey was Winston’s mother. She was an unforgiving and cold-hearted mother towards him.