(3)1 Even Blackie, the gang’s leader, is intimidated. Later in the story when asked why he’s destroying Old Misery’s house if he doesn’t hate him, Trevor reveals this life-view to Blackie: “All this hate and love, it 's soft, it 's hooey. There 's only things.” (6)1 By suppressing his emotions and keeping them, like his words, to himself Trevor further
This is not a good sign for George and Lennie because they do not get along with the boss. Now, let alone his son. Aside from Curly being the bosses son he likes to pick fights with people for no reason, making him the ultimate trouble maker. Curly thinks that he could have some fun with Lennie. So, the three of them start having a conversation.
At the opening of the play, Drummond is extremely unpopular with the townspeople. To put it simply, he’s downright hated. According to Reverend Brown, Drummond is “A vicious, godless man!” (27) Reverend Brown also says, “Henry Drummond is an agent of darkness. We let him in our town!” (27) These brutal statements alone show the pure abhorrence that is ebbing out of the town’s citizens. Plus, when Melinda, the little girl, first sees Drummond, she gasps and exclaims fearfully, “It’s the Devil!” (36) Drummond’s character also seems very unsympathetic at the beginning of the book.
Priestley presents the characters of the Inspector and Mr Birling as complete opposites, with totally different views and attitudes towards society. Arthur Birling is a self-made businessman, who has held several political positions, but whose only aim is to increase his own importance and wealth. He is a rather pompous and selfish individual who tries to impress everyone around him, by telling them how great and successful he is. He has very capitalistic views, for he only cares about himself and his family and is unsympathetic towards anyone else. Furthermore, Mr Birling has a very high opinion of himself.
This passage showed how the captain displayed complete dominance over the barber and put him in his place. Even though there was a drastic shift in physical power, the captain was completely convinced that he was safe because the barber was so much socially lower than
Blondie now.” Seeing as Rodolpho does not portray the traditional ideas of masculinity, the men down at the docks do not respect him. When Eddie calls the immigration office, Louis appears on stage to show how the wider community can easily strip him of his reputation, as they did with Vinny Bolzano. As reputation is so important to their society, taking away his reputation is like taking away his masculinity. Names are important in A View from a Bridge, and Miller uses names in order to show the masculinity of the characters. Respect and names are used interchangeably at the beginning of Act 2 Eddie states: ‘I want my respect!’ thrice.
Sammy displays his maturity through his strong morals by refusing to work in a profession where customers are degraded. Sammy, a cashier at A+P, is like a sheep. He is at the lowest level of employment as an obedient and docile employee. However, Sammy is horrified when Lengel, his manager, makes a rude comment towards three young ladies dressed in bathing suits. Sammy is troubled by the manner in which Lengle spoke to those girls.
The group derides the people that are considered weak, including the men who did not get involved in the execution as well as women. This reveals that Okonkwo goes on the trip because he does not want to appear effeminate and be laughed at, which suggests he values his reputation greatly. Later in the scene, Okonkwo looks away when a man attacks Ikemefuna, but when Ikemefuna cries for help, Okonkwo slaughters him. This conveys Okonkwo’s internal struggle, which reveals the complexity of his character. Okonkwo is more than just a violent and
Therefor, Griffen is the man and society does not like him. Theme - What is the moral of the story or the lesson learned? The theme of the story Killing Mr. Griffen is just because some one is mean you dont have to do something bad back. I find this the theme because Mr. griffen is mean to all of his students so then his students gang up on him and kidnap him. Tone - What was the author’s attitude toward the subject in the novel?