In the book Tuesdays with Morrie we learn that Morrie is a man who is very content with his life, despite certain bad circumstances. Seeing the struggles of his father and brother helps Morrie understand that, despite unpleasant things in life, there is no need to give up. Morrie is full of wisdom and always tries to share what he learns from his life experiences. Early in the story, we learn that Morrie’s childhood family consists of his mother, step-mother, father, his younger brother, and lastly, Morrie. Morrie’s love for his family, both his childhood family and his wife and children, is very strong and is clearly shown throughout the story.
They claim that Katherine develops affections of appreciation and respect for Petruchio as the play goes on. Moreover, they associate Katherine’s newfound amiability and endearment to her recognition of Petruchio 's hardwork in providing for her and improving her personality. In fact, throughout the play, Katherine subtly conveys her love through slight gestures of devotion, finally manifesting all of her care for Petruchio in her final speech. After Bianca and the Widow refuse to return to their husbands in Act 5 Scene 2, Katherine’s begins her monologue, saying, “Thy husband is thy lord, thy life, thy keeper, thy head, thy sovereign. One that cares for thee, And for thy maintenance commits his body to pain labor both by sea and land…Whilst thou liest warm at home, secure and safe” (Shakespeare 5.2.163-167).
A second instance is when Hazel writes a eulogy for Gus and goes to see him, even though her parents do not want her to. Thirdly, the theme appears when Peter Van Houten speaks with Hazel and explains how his grief about his daughter’s death revealed his true self. The theme of The Fault in Our Stars is that death is a part of life, so we need to live our best lives each day. The theme that
He desires peace in the annex, which is shown throughout the play when he puts conflicts to an end. For example, when Anne refuses to stick her tongue out for her mother, Mr. Frank wants her to stop arguing with Mrs. Frank and tells Anne to listen to her (I. iii). Mr. Frank is also a man who believes in gratitude. When Margot says she wishes the end would come, he is shocked and says “Think how lucky we are! Think of the thousands dying in the war, every day.
These words not only make us think that Hazel is speaking to Gus at that moment, but it also reminds us of marriage. Is Hazel is promising Gus in that moment that she loved and loves him? The "I do" could also be a response to Gus 's words in the letter itself. What Hazel believed at the beginning the book,. Pain only causes harm to the people you love.
The short story is rather entertaining because you have to think past what the author writes, and create for yourself your own depiction of what the meaning is. One example is when Mrs. Mallard says, “free, free, free!” (Chopin). The reader would expect Mrs. Mallard to be upset at the loss of her husband, but in fact, she is actually feeling relief from it. Mrs. Mallard is happy because she is now free from living under her husband. Another example of Kate Chopin’s usage of irony is at the end when its said, “ they said she died of heart disease- of joy that kills” in a since they are right.
Manette sacrifices the safety of himself and his family in addition to sacrificing many years of his life in prison all in the name of justice. Furthermore, Dr. Manette, temporarily sacrifices his sanity and his happiness, so Lucie would be free to marry Charles Darnay. Dr. Manette’s first sacrifice occurs while trying to help a young woman’s family seek justice. By helping them get justice, Dr. Manette sacrifices being with his own family as well as watching his daughter, Lucie grow up. Dr. Manette writes a letter to an authority figure explaining what he has seen at the Marquis de Evermonde’s estate.
Eventually, Bradbury resolved to become an author and he will live forever in the books he wrote (biography.com Editors). Lena Auffmann, a character in Bradbury's Dandelion Wine, tries to knock some sense into her husband as she explains the ridiculousness of a Happiness Machine. She realizes that without sadness we cannot truly comprehend what it means to be happy. Without death, we cannot understand the value of life. Lena's husband, Leo, eventually realizes that the real Happiness Machine is his family (Bradbury 69).
She does not want to have to abort her unborn child, and continually asks for reassurance in going through with the operation. Jig relies completely on the man, and is afraid she will lose the relationship she has with him, or the potential relationship with her child. “‘What do you mean?’ ‘ I don't care about me.’ ‘Well, I care about you.’ ‘Oh, yes. But I don't care about me. And I'll do it and then everything will be fine.’" (Hemingway 3).
Caroline catches a fatal scarlet fever as a consequence of caring for Elizabeth. When Elizabeth catches the scarlet fever against the family’s advice and aware of her likely death she still sacrifices herself, something that Victor never does for any of his family members. As part of her dying wish she asks Elizabeth: “you must supply my place to my youngest children. Alas! I regret that I am taken from you; and, happy and beloved as I have been, it is not hard to quit you all?
I can’t lose you now, too.” - Liesel, having already lost three people, faces yet another loss, but this is no regular loss. Liesel loves Hans to death, and learning that he must aid efforts in World War II takes a huge toll on her emotions. The things she use to find pleasure in doing no longer feel the same. 2. “I should have stayed, I should have stayed….” - Michael feels extreme guilt for leaving his mother behind during the bombing raid, even though she willingly stayed behind.
Miss Pross’s love outweighed the hatred in Mme. Defarge, giving Miss Pross the strength to kill Mme. Defarge and save her Ladybird.“Miss Pross looked up, saw what it was, struck at it, struck out a flash and a crash, and stood alone—blinded with smoke.”(353) Killing was against the character of Miss Pross, but to honour Lucy she did something she would never do, affecting the rest of her life: she took a life. To Miss Pross it was worth it because she had loved and cared for Lucy her whole
Mary sees that her brother is taking control of his own life and she decides to do the same, despite having been “frozen” since high school. When Mary died, she died while being alive. Mary died with the love of her life in a place she called beautiful. Even if her life was not perfect, it was enough for her to stay positive, and to find her home by leaving her house. Mary wanted to make something of herself and her writing and she proved that it is never too late follow your dreams and start to truly live instead of simply
The conflict is probably the most important of what we have discussed so far. In “The Story of an Hour” the conflict is based on Mrs. Mallard and herself. She is fighting against the fact to be joyful about her husband’s death because she can be free; she is trying to mourn for her husband, “She was beginning to recognize this thing that was approaching to possess her, and she was striving to beat it back with her will--as powerless as her two white slender hands would have been.” (Chopin, paragraph 10, sentences 1-3). Despite that, her joy eventually consumes her, when Mr. Mallard comes home, she dies for lack of joy, or more accurately, she dies of shock, her heart is just too weak to sustain so much excitement at once. In “The Interloper” the conflict is between Ulrich and George, “The two enemies stood glaring at one another for a long silent moment.