97 If Jonas were able to get a family, he would have to hide things from them. Some people might say this, “Very frightening. I can’t even imagine it. We really have to protect people from wrong choices.” pg. 93 Hisjob was to hold memories to protect the people from choosing wrong, but it stops him from living like the others do.
That's what McMurphy can't understand, us wanting to be safe. He keeps trying to drag us out where we’d be easy to get at” (Kesey, 128). Here Kesey suggests that the fog is a region where Chief can escape from the pressure of reality and be accepted for who he truly is. This could be thought of as Chief’s comfort zone where he would not like to escape since he has not much to live for. This is contrary to
Therefore, at the beginning of the movie, Lucius was distant to Ivy as if he was avoiding her. When they have a conversation on the rocks, the reason why he is avoiding her is revealed. Lucius is unconsciously following the same pattern of actions as the elders. Lucius is isolating himself from the person that he loves to not cause pain to a third person. Pain is the main motive for the people in the movie who would rather go away and be distant to
Montag did not want to leave the city. He wanted to stay and enjoy the city. However, when Mildred betrayed him, he had nowhere else to go. The only way to survive and not be caught by the authorities is to live in the countryside. Montag’s identity was fundamentally affected by this ordeal.
He was so determined that he forgot the consequences that he will ’ll receive. Jonas was also relatable. As Jonas changes during the story, he became an outsider in his community. Another reason why Jonas is relatable is because he is just like us. Just like us, he doesn’t want to be different from others that is why he kept his ability to see beyond a secret and just like us, he also wants to remember the memories.
Huck is shoved back into the suit of a lifestyle he wants no part of, and through indirect characterization, it is made known that Huck feels confined by the social expectations of civilization and wishes he could have a simple, carefree life. He views his life as a natural struggle for freedom. He cannot grasp the importance of study, much less sitting up straight all the time. He does not understand why people limit themselves to this. This struggle is present throughout the novel and creates an important thematic image of natural, free individualism contrasted with the expectations of society.
Sometimes, civilization is not as civilized as people think. In return, nature is considered a place to find peace and an escape from civilization. In Mark Twain’s, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Huck’s relationship to nature is the result of his desire to escape from civilization and its demands. Huck opposes anything or anyone that might attempt to "sivilize" him. The conflict between nature and civilization is exposed through Widow Douglas and Miss Watson’s efforts to civilize Huck, Huck’s appreciation for the raft, and the deceptive king and duke.
Emerson explains social institutions want to confine people and when one does not conform or meet the standards of normality they are put into contempt. Society doesn't want all people to fit in because then there would be not right and wrong, or people better than others. Emerson calls on man to be not of what they are asks but who they want to be. “The virtue is most request is conformity, Self reliance is its aversion”, Nature allows you to step away from the restrictions of society. In the movie Into The Wild directed by Sean Penn leaves his college life, family and money to find himself away from social influences.
Nature is shown in this manner, because it causes one to be completely isolated as they will be able to find their ultimate freedom with themselves. One can find their true identity and realize that materials do not make them the person they are, it is the experiences they encounter. McCandless’s journey into the wilderness shows that he was ready to change the way he was living and his surroundings. Changing his lifestyle, and going by another name, shows that he was rejecting the values forced upon him by his parents’, and that he wants to start creating values for himself. Nature played a huge part in allowing McCandless to reach his ultimate freedom by serving as a character itself.
In the quote, he is shown not thinking ahead, which some may classify as an illogical decision. So how does this affect his character? These factors make Christopher alien to his community, in ways mentally and physically. His lack of social skills make him distant to others such as classmates, teachers, and neighbors, yet he will need all of these factors in the future when he must create an adult life of his own. In his diverse mind, Christopher knows he deviates from other people and the society he has grown to live in, but yet he still doesn’t try to change.
Though witnessing violence isn’t always the case. His parents could’ve been very abusive while growing up. It says that 80% of adults that were abused as a child now have some type of a psychological disorder. So more than likely, Bowling’s suffered from abuse as a child. According to what detectives discovered of Maple’s body, she suffered a head injury, was strangled and was also raped.