(STEWE-3) When Najmah 's mother and Habib die from the bomb, she develops a temporary muteness, which affects her throughout most of the book, "I turn Habib over. He is lifeless, his small body heavy and still. She does not try to talk to me, and I am grateful. What can anyone say to me now?" (82-83).
In Brave New World we can see that those who do not meet the normal standards are alienated and isolated because of their individuality. Bernard Marx’s intellect and appearance leads him to act on impulse to become part of society, but he ends up removed and sent to an island. Linda’s morals from the World State cause her trouble, and does not allow her to function in the Savage Reservation. This causes her to become addicted to Soma, the only thing that can make her happy. Which lead her to her
Mildred is very obviously detached from most facets of life that we value. She doesn’t remember meeting her husband, and she watches TV constantly. She tries to overdose on pain medication and Montag wishes that “If only they could’ve taken her mind to the dry cleaner’s and empties the pocket and steamed and cleansed it” (Bradbury 14). Seeing that he wishes his wife’s brains could be cleansed is a sharp contrast to how we consider how modern marriage is supposed to go. It’s sad but painfully
One believe people should come together and seek out freedom, while the other believed people should fight for it. Similarly, JFK and Patrick Henry viewed equality differently. Patrick Henry saw it as some people are impossible to be treated equally, not everybody deserves peace and equality with
Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb is Stanley Kubrick’s 1964 political satire commentary on the Cold War. The film is built around the actions of the delusion Brigadier General Jack D. Ripper, who is convinced of an “international Communist conspiracy to sap and impurify all of our precious bodily fluids.” Ripper’s highly unlikely theory leads him to command his B-52’s to drop hydrogen bombs on the U.S.S.R. by initiating Wing Attack Plan R, designed to be issued by a military official if a sneak attack were to wipe out Washington officials. It is only after Ripper puts his military base on lockdown that other government officials realize what’s going on, but by then it’s too late. Upon discovering that there are thermonuclear weapons en route to the Soviet Union,
You barren whore!...Just a dried-up whore bitch.”(181), she says nothing back at her father and just stands there in shock and listens “I admit that I was transfixed; yes, I thought…Spittle formed in the corners of his mouth, but if it flew, I didn’t feel it. Nor did I step back.”(181) In contrast to Ginny’s actions and attitude, when King Lear begins hosing her. “Hear, Nature, hear; dear Goddess, hear...Into her womb convey sterility,...Create her child of spleen...To have a thankless child. Away, away!”(1.4.282-296) Ginny, angry, lets her father leave with no arguments or protests. She then proceeds to plot against her father, to make him weak so that he does not have the protection to overtake or harm her.
When Orual encourages Psyche to defy her husband, Psyche’s disobedience leads to her suffering. Orual rationalizes that her behaviour is for Psyche’s own good. However, not everything is as it seems. Orual is actually motivated by her own jealousy: she resents that Psyche has created a life filled with love and happiness without her, so Orual selfishly wants Psyche to be miserable. However, this information is not disclosed through Lewis’ limited narrative perspective.
The Russians are only days away from taking over the chancellery so Hitler has to decide. He can either escape to a small town elsewhere, stay and be killed, or kill himself. Hitler did not want to feel all the pain that he gave to others, so instead he decides to kill himself and have his wife, Eva kill herself too. They both swallowed cyanide capsules and Hitler also shot himself assuring
Claim #2: Molly Morden is left with no other options but to resist because the invaders treat her husband malevolently. Support #2, 1: After the event in which Captain Bentick is killed by Alexander Morden, Colonel Lanser and Mayor Orden are conversing about the purpose of punishment and what punishment will do. In the midst of their conversation, Colonel Lanser reveals to Mayor Orden, “You know as well as I that punishment is largely for the purpose of deterring the potential criminal. Thus, since punishment is for others than the punished, it must be publicized. It must even be dramatized” (Steinbeck 47).
Many authors have written science-fiction stories to warn people about future, including Kurt Vonnegut and Stephen King. Vonnegut has written several science fiction stories using dark humor and irony, for example, the short story, 2BR02B. In this short story, Vonnegut describes a society where there is no death and the population of the United States is stabilized at forty million souls by killing someone for each person born. Mr. Wehling, a soon to be a father of three, discovers the flaws in society as a result of the birth of his children, Mr. Wehling has to find volunteers that will sacrifice themselves for his children. In I am the Doorway, Stephen King uses his style of suspense and horror to warn the audience.