Therefore, Paul is in “agony” because before going on leave, he was hopeless and had no will to live, thus making him a better soldier. Although, after visiting his mother and sister, he has rediscovered a reason to survive, making it harder to go back. Moreover, the word, “comfortless,” illustrates how Paul feels isolated even at home, he feels little comfort where he grew up. This statement is ironic because in general, people especially feel safe at home, where one often doesn’t feel lonely, however the narrator feels quite the
(E. A. Robinson) The poem justifies that life seems difficult for every one. There 's Cory who has already everything but ends his life. In contrast, the townspeople who wished to become like him, who worked to live, used spiritual aspect to survive and gave sense to their lives. Cory who was "richer than a king" have no real surrounding which made him total loner. The night that Richard Cory decided to end his life, was the night that was totally filled with loneliness.
“It’s almost worth having been in the army for the joy your freedom gives you” (Passos). Passos says this but never really writes about the “ joy of freedom “ in the army. “ People don’t choose their career, they are engulfed by them” (Passos). Many of the men in the army did not choose to be there, they were drafted. That could have been a reason on why they hated the army.
While he did not lose his friends in actual combat, the same feelings of loss and deep sadness would be provoked. This shows the psychological weight that war and events related to it bore down on the veteran. Menelaos was no longer able to live in the mental peace he could have lived in before the war. The immense trauma and anguish caused by having his friends taken away from him as a result of war left a terrible impression on Menelaos that did not fade. Not only does war affect the companions of those lost, but it much more directly affects families.
She want him to move on with his life, find a job, and start dating women. Krebs can 't conform to social expectations because he is suffering from post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD): His most notable symptoms are avoidance and numbing symptoms. He avoid developing a relationship with a woman. His rationale was based on what he learned in the army: He didn 't need to be emotionally involved with a woman
(Bays 2005). Bernard is also ostracized from his community for not being content with the life and conditions presented to him. He does not comprehend the crave for soma or the need of apathetic relationships. Bernard shows his love towards a female character, Lenina but she is unable to feel or understand the emotions he is showing her. “"And to tell the truth," said Lenina, "I 'm beginning to get just a tiny bit bored with nothing but Henry every day."
The group of boys didn’t expect to risk their lives so most of them died. Paul is now all alone still fighting in the war. I feel like that it is tough for him because he had lost his closest friends and is still away from home risking his life. “Turning him over one saw that he could not have suffered long; his face had an expression of calm” (296)
The words had long lost their effect, for he 'd start off each war with this in mind only to find himself in the midst of another war. And yet the words seemed to be the only comfort available to the war weary general, who suffered more and more in the absence of his wife and
Society feels that having to do tasks is just plain boring and makes life bad. People also are deceived by friends and family, if their friends or family have more money or a bigger house, they want that. They don't stop and realize that some people only own a pair of shoes or sometimes none. This piece demonstrates idols of the tribe because societies sadness about Mondays is just an internal meaningless problem. In no way is a day of the week doing any harm to people, if anything they are gaining knowledge at school or money at their jobs.
The reader can see this when the narrator tries to write her daily journals, but she has to do it in a sneaky way so her husband will not catch her doing so. John disapproved of his wife writing her thoughts down in journals, because he did not think it would help her get better. Additionally, the husband 's constantly felt like their wives weren 't happy with something and if they wanted something fixed, it was the husband 's job to do so. The reader learns this when John mentions that “after the wallpaper was changed it would be the heavy bedstead, and then the barred windows, and then the gate at the head of the stairs, and so on”( Perkins 772). This demonstrates realism because women during this time were truly looked down upon by the men and the author