There is an innate human to desire to be great, but it is almost impossible to achieve this greatness alone. This desire is closely related to the characters in the popular Sherlock Holmes stories, Sherlock Holmes and Doctor John Watson. Alone, Sherlock lacks many normal social skills which viewers may find agitating and unacceptable, but luckily, he has John Watson to make up for these faults. If Sherlock Holmes did not have John Watson, he would possibly be dead, would be socially exiled, and would not know love. The Sherlock Holmes literary creation is so successful because these two men both grow off of eachother while forming one full and fulfilled man.
Tom Sawyer and other characters relationships and actions present us with several examples that support this theme. Human nature is tricky and shows us different aspects of life. But one characteristic that is really fascinating is how it can be easily influenced and taken advantage off. Mark Twain shows us all these distinct qualities as the plot
For example, although the Underground Man makes a salary it is minimal compared to the salary of the people he associated himself with. A greater income is defined by more respect and power. Since the Underground Man has a low income he is not granted any respect or power among his peers. Rather he is shunned in order to give himself importance he forces himself into social events. ‘“Let him come, if he wants to so much, “But we have our own circle, we’re friends,”.
Sherlock although beloved would not be where he is in his field if it were not for Watson and his stories: “Watson is a much easier character to relate to than Holmes is. Although Watson is not anywhere as capable at solving mysteries as Holmes is, without Watson, Holmes would be nothing.” Watson created an following for Sherlock, allowing his own field of Consulting Detective to truly take off and gain credibility. Watson wrote of his adventures with Sherlock in a
Piggy may well be one of the most important people among the island, but is suppressed by the others, who never realize what great significance he has. Piggy is characterized by his weight and easy to ridicule, but is much more complex under the surface. Through all insults thrown at him, Piggy stays good natured, he works primarily what is best for the group rather than his own desires. Piggy lacks social skill, which is partially why he isn’t chief, which leads to more criticism from the others. Because of his lack of social skill, Piggy doesn’t have much of a voice in the group and relies on the conch to have a say in discussions.
He is dissatisfied with what is expected of him and is trying to grow up in his own honest way. The Catcher in the Rye is not about Holden so much as it is about society and its inability to deal with anybody who doesn’t follow the crowd and put up a certain front. In Holden’s case, society creates his problems by imposing rules on the life he cannot play
Friendship Friendship is something we all need as humans. We are social creatures, it’s habit to make friends. Nick Carraway doesn’t seem very good at this though. He isolates himself, and when he is being social he always seems to find himself in the wrong place with the wrong people. He can’t seem to choose who to be close with, or figure out how to be a good man, but never failed to stay loyal in the end.
A significant number of the characters ' issues come from their inability to create or keep up a lucid character. Lester discovers satisfaction by isolating his feeling of self-esteem from his employment and his home life. He discovers that despite the fact that his manager and spouse regard him just as he 's useless, that doesn 't imply that he is. Angela trusts that her character is established completely on her sexuality. She fears being "normal" since she has mistaken commonness for physical modesty, and has mistaken physical conventionality for having no personality.
Moreover, while the market is more or less empty and useless and has nothing to offer to the main protagonist, it is easy to assume that there are things to purchase somewhere outside of Dublin. Yet this only deepens the character's frustration with the lack of resources in his surroundings, as he is very much subjected to the social, political and economic status of Dublin. Being a member of a lower class family, and having to rely on occasional pocket money from his uncle, he finds it rather difficult to buy a gift for a girl. Although wealth does not end up being the primary reason his quest becomes unsuccessful, he is aware of the expenses of his mission, such as the price of the train: “I held a florin tightly in my hand as I strode down Buckingham Street towards the station. The sight of the streets thronged with buyers and glaring with gas recalled to me the purpose of my journey.
Soseki generally uses references to the theme of the expectation of sharing time and space to highlight how a number individuals in differing situation dealt with dilemmas, which represented the darkness in their lives. These two men are the closest thing to having a mentor and mentee bond also as an older brother but this is slightly strained by Sensei’s reserve. Sensei was not very fond of sharing any past experiences that have impacted him in his past, since they truly struck him negatively. Thus, it is not only pertaining to his reserve that hinders their friendship, it is the fact that the men feel there are two sides to a person rather than bonding together to work towards a common goal. In order to see this contrast between the expectation of sharing time and space, Soseki again uses the light and darkness motif when the narrator, says, “I have come to doubt everybody… I did not want to doubt you.” (p 53).
Behind the Nature of Evil & Manipulation Has one ever been deceived or manipulated? In most people’s lifetimes, they have, whether it be from a family member, a friend or a stranger. Usually, when a person influences another to do something, it remains unnoticed to the brainwashed individual. In the short stories “A Good Man Is Hard to Find,” “Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?” and “The Cask of Amontillado,” the authors portray how evil is displayed and how subtle manipulation can be. Despite the fact that the criminals are somewhat gentle and misleading, they show no mercy in their actions, but enjoy their victims’ agony and horror instead with no regrets, suggesting that the nature of evil is extremely cruel, ignorant of human life and that the human capacity for manipulation has no limits.
Unfortunately the adolescent 's manager was additionally a disrespectful man who was companions with his parents. The environment Sammy was in was just completely mentally challenging in a detrimental way with business being slow, and the tiny store being dull. A&P was not convenient for the teen.
The deep mistrust that Crooks feels towards others, though, is one of the reasons he does not have a friend to talk to. Lennie creates excitement in Crooks because Crooks can trust Lennie since he knows that Lennie will never repeat what he says . However, this feeling is short lived. Soon after his discussion with Lennie, Crooks realizes that he is still alone and that Lennie will not always be with him. As it is with Crooks, physical characteristics can play a part in the isolation of people, even if those people have a fixed place to