Rex Walls can’t save himself or his family because of how irresponsible he is. Rex has changed a lot through out the Glass Castle and he actually changed in a bad way. He went from this person that cared about family to a type of person that did not care about family and just drank his life and his money away. Rex didn’t learn from his mistakes and just said ok and then moved on with his life. If Rex would have learned from his mistakes, his life would of been a lot better for him and his
“Such is the feud and enmity, the cruel malice of men, for which I look, in which the Swedish people will come against us, when they learn that our lord is reft of life, who aforetime did guard against those that hated him his treasury and realm, after the fall of mighty men did rule the sea loving Geats, accomplishing the profit of people, yea, and before all did knightly deeds.” This shows that Beowulf was going to end and the fate of his people was inevitable. He had to sacrifice himself to save the lives of his people but coherently his people were still doomed. Valor- “He then protector of
He is getting used to killing and comments on his mixed emotions: “You may be astonished that in such a short period of time I could go from weeping over the muffled killing of a flying fish to gleefully bludgeoning to death a Dorado.” (Life of Pi 185) Pi realizes that he must rely on himself for survival: he cannot depend upon being rescued by another: this forces him to be resilient and resourceful. Especially after the tanker passes, Pi realizes that he cannot depend upon others. The whole range of emotions spreads through him. He must not dwell on the negatives: “I survived because I made a point of forgetting.” (191) “I even forgot the very notion of time.” (192). “Despair was a heavy blackness that let no light in or out.” It was a hell beyond expression.
When the Choragos tried to tell Creon that he made a mistake by telling that nobody can bury the body of Polyneices. Creon did not want to listen to the people of Thebes who tried to tell him that Antigone did the right thing, but of fear to Creon the could not really say anything. At the end of the play, Creon comes to realize his tragic flaw after he ultimately caused all of his family and Antigone deaths. Creon lost his will to live after this point, unwilling to forgive himself for the attroisty he caused. The same can be said for Antigone.
The rule of the conch was the first rule established by the assembly. Breaking the conch led to the end of civility on the island. People’s voices can no longer heard. Jack’s philosophy of having no rules is ultimately what kills Piggy and Simon.The boys would continue to harm others because without rules, they cannot be controlled. Their deaths give Jack more power and therefore
The king’s greed and self loathe are his fatal flaws that ultimately lead to his downfall. Instead of doing things honestly and fair Claudius is a character who would rather play dirty and scheme behind peoples backs to find quick and easy solutions to his problems.Overall Claudius deceived his best friend, his nephew, and his wife to try to end up on top and in power but he ended up losing everything he had almost the exact same way that he received through a tragedy caused at the hands of another
He never got his bestfriends Hackett’s body to his father because the narrator also ended up dying. The way this story relates to the society is because in this story he made a big mistake that he could not help. In life people make mistakes and sometimes you can fix it and sometimes you just have to deal with the mistake that happen and just hope for the best and sometimes the mistake that has been made is not so bad after all but it was bad for him because it killed him. You never know what is going to happen in the mean
In the Odyssey, Odysseus’ absences motivates Telemachus to become more courageous and responsible. Telemachus was scared and frightened to approach the suitors because of his his eagerness for them to leave. Telemachus is worried and has lost his hopes that his father will never return back. “Yet, were Odysseus to return, were they to see him here again, they would not only pray for gold or richer clothes-just faster feet. But he has died by now, died wretchedly” (page 8).
This sequence of events changes his view and molds Odysseus’ character in regard to his surviving friends and family. For example, Odysseus taunted Polyphemus and incited the wrath of Polyphemus and Poseidon, which led to the deaths of all his crewmembers. That was incredibly unwise, and not worthy of a leader who is responsible for the protection protect of his men. However, Odysseus learns his lesson, and realizes that he needed to grow through his horrifying experience of the earlier deaths. By the time Odysseus finally returns to his home, he not only has a burning desire to avenge his family by killing the suitors, but he also attained a greater understanding for the suffering of others.
This is an example of Candide gaining experience throughout his traveling of the world. He saw selfish side of the sailor when Jacques saved the sailor ,but he did not try to save Jacques. According to Candide “the good Jacques runs to his assistance, hauls him back on board, and in doing so is himself pitched into the sea in full view of the sailor, who leaves him to drown without even a backward glance (13). This is where Candide saw the world was not always nice in repaying a favor. In the El Dorado situation he only looked towards the outcome if he
“What he came for, specifically is to snatch sergei’s fish, to steal it away . Before the mind of Sergei Goralick really understands what it is his body has done, he seems to have taken the burner off of the stove and hit the boy in the head.”() This statement alludes to us that he is not a patient person. He judges automatically thinking that he knows what he is gonna do but in that case, he is incorrect. He is an impulsive person who judges them by their actions and he cannot control his reflexes as it comes natural to him. If he were to be patient and see what the outcome may have been, he could have avoided that problem he put himself into.
In this passage, Ralph and the others realize what they’ve done and they go into denial. They try to make themselves feel better by saying they were on the outside and couldn’t have killed Simon. This is probably the lowest point Ralph, Piggy, Sam, and Eric have sunken to. They are struggling for their humanity in the midst of the murder. Like before when they were attacking Robert, Ralph had gone to far and only after the event ended had he realized it.
Whyman repeatedly implies that Misha’s return to the Aral Sea will result in his premature death due to the hazardous environment, in which produce is considered to be a pollutant and the air is thick with chemicals not fit for human consumption. The devastated wasteland of the Aral Sea is juxtaposed with the metropolitan Moscow, which is rich with opportunities to progress in the world. Healthy goods are often wasted and picked over by the roaming feral dogs and lost children of Russia. It is apparent that the people of Aral are willing to sacrifice their health for their ancestors’ homes, whereas the people of Moscow sacrifice little as the essentials are readily available to them. Throughout Misha’s life, he made necessary sacrifices, such as his childhood that he exchanged for the opportunity to create an income for his motherless family.
By engaging in intercourse, he violated the trust of his wife while she remained loyal, despite the urges from the suitors. In addition, he fails to show loyalty to his crew. Through his indecisiveness, numerous members on his crew perished. For example, Circe advised Odysseus to avoid fighting Scylla. Instead of listening to the advice, he prepared to fight the monster and, as a result, lost six of his best men.
In the novel The Pearl by John Steinbeck, ever since kino found the pearl he has noticed it brings bad luck, he keeps getting attacked for the pearl, and his family and neighbors realize the pearl is changing kinos personality. The ending of “The Pearl” would be different if Juana was able to convince kino t throw the pearl back into the water before the family leaves to go north. Thus, Kino should throw the pearl back because it brings bad luck, kino keeps on getting attacked, and kinos personality is changing. one point conveying the reasoning that kino should throw the pearl back is, The Pearl is bringing bad luck to kino and his family. kino states that someone has taken the pearl or he has lost it.