Portrayed in the movie Into the Wild, Christopher McCandless was a free spirit he did what he want when he wanted. Ivan and Chris were completely different people one was a formalist and the other was a maverick, but in the end it didn 't matter how different they were because they found true happiness in death. Ivan constantly tried to conform to society and its laws. Ivan subconsciously wanted to be an individual but he constantly suppressed those urges to fit in. He wanted to follow the path that society lead him on.
George Orwell wasn’t a bad guy; he respected his job as a police officer and showed everyone he met with the most respect. But everyone didn’t show him with the same respect; this lead to George thinking about quitting his job. He decided to stay and work things out, but he didn 't know that his life was about to take a turn for the worse. One day the station got a call about a wild elephant on the loose destroying the city; but George wasn’t scare and got a rifle and headed out. But Geogre never thought he would be killing something on this day.
One of Amir’s most cowardly moments was when he let Hassan get raped by Assef and pretended that it never happened. Following this event, he acted negatively towards Hassan and ignored him. Hassan and his father Ali ended up moving out of the house to live on their own after Amir framed Hassan for stealing his money and wristwatch. Hassan never protested or betrayed Amir in any way, showing how loyal he was in their friendship. Amir had been guilty for most of his life but always pushed his feelings aside because he was afraid to face the truth.
When Huck was with the Grangerford’s he was once again free to do as he pleased. Huck was never in danger when he stayed with them there were no rules that would lessen the liking that Huck took to the Grangerford’s. If Huck was truly just chasing freedom he would have no reason to run, but he did. It is evident to the reader that Huck enjoyed his stay there until Huck was disappointed by the death of Buck. It was the violence in the feud that caused Bucks death that pushed Huck away.
In "The Swimmer" of John Cheever's, the main character named Neddy is a well- known and respected man. However, his neighbors complained about Neddy's hangover and these strange things that he does. Neddy's never cared about a negative thing around him because he doesn't feel like to take any social problems that will affect his current life anymore. He just wants to finish his journey. In the beginning, Neddy's first start of his journey he feels young and enthusiastic, and he greeted with joy with friends.
In the beginning of the story the protagonist stated, “I never went anywhere that summer without a fishing rod.” (Page 1). The author uses the fishing rod as a symbol to represent who this fourteen year old boy is and what he does. The author only mentions this fourteen year old boy and his crush on Sheila, not his parents. Later in the story, when this boy finally asks his neighbor Sheila out on a date, on Page 2 it stated, “I got in the canoe early and started paddling in a huge circle.” The author uses the scenery to show this young man on his own and not needing his parents as a taxi. As the story continues the boy is forced to make a decision, he needs to chose between a girl and fishing.
Although the sun’s elegance openly welcomed him with rays of light embracing his body, he brushed it off, as his stern arrogance coldly engulfs the welcomeness. With his self-confidence, it could be assumed that connections and friendship is something beyond his reach, difficult as it was to befriend him; to remain his friends was almost impossible. Insulting one, offending another, hurting the other, maybe it worked well then but truthfully, everyone had enough, enough of his attitude,
Some topics that this novel relates to is Individuality and Authority. Zero would be the prime example of individuality. Zero stayed to himself and did what was expected of him. Everyone at the camp talked down on zero and called him dumb but he didn’t let it bothers him. He never tried to prove himself even at times he should have.
He remembered the only line that his one friend told him which included the words “They is” which is grammatically incorrect. Anders did not tell his other friends about one this other kid told him because he realized that he would be a jerk if he did that. Those two words gave Anders some kind of excitement because he did not expect those words at all. That was his final memory because it gave him the happiness because it was truly unexpected for him compared to the life that he was in when he was still alive wherein he always critics things because he thought that he already saw all the things that may be unexpected for others. When I read this story, the main character’s personality is static when he was alive and when he got into that bank robbery situation where he criticizes the bank robbers without hesitation.
This is a prejudice that has always been pushed onto him and he himself promotes as truth so that people who target him will leave him alone. However, Shrek in reality is none of these stereotypes and only promotes the ideas so that people will be too scared to try and kill him. When Shrek brings Fiona to Lord Farquaad, Farquaad says that “You don’t have to waste good manners on the ogre. It’s not like it has any feelings” he and many others have belittled Shek with this prejudice to make him angry and resentful. This causes Shrek to lash out at even those he cares about, such as Donkey and Fiona, shunning himself from society.