Odysseus caused pain by being gone for twenty years. No one in the family knew where Odysseus was. He was assumed to be dead. Him being gone for twenty years, caused Telemachus to have an identity crisis. This happened because he grew up with no father.
This quote is used to conceal truth because it conceals the truth behind death. Billy Pilgrim, after visiting the Tralfamadorians, no longer believes in death, but rather in an unending loop of life. After every death that Billy Pilgrim encounters, he states, “So it goes.” The truth behind death in war is hidden when Billy states this. Billy no longer believes in the idea of death so he instead hides it by saying that it wasn’t the ending of a life, but rather an unfortunate part of their life.
In the opinion of Shaun Callahan she states that Chris’s mindset was,”brilliant and ignorant”. Which made her believe that his death was caused by his actions and concept of thinking. Also as to seeing his life having many hardships he endured, the reader sees that his foolish ways drove him to die in the first place. Which can be seen as his up bringing of childhood lifestyle,countless people who cared, but he was quick to ignore and his ignorance of letting himself die in the wild, . Leading himself to the wilderness was somewhat caused by his reliance to prove a point.
Things are horrendous throughout the war, but the real effect of it happens outside of the war. Things such as Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, and also the loss of very close friends. Near the end of the book, Paul is the last survivor of his original classmates who enlisted. “Now if we go back we will be weary, broken, burnt out, rootless, and without hope” (Remarque 294) This captures the feelings Paul has towards the war.
And so, within a couple years, was he-from cancer” (273). This message is short and concise, but it delivers a lot of information about the character. The father-in-law, once again, lost his hope and love. He kills his kitten like he saw his friend killed while in the infantry or the way he killed the enemy. He may say to himself, “no more killing, no more life should be taken away, at least from me,” but it is unavoidable.
The story’s organization is defined by many chronological orders. The beginning is when they talk about Dick and Perry and what they do after their assassination. The middle and ending is where it talks about Mr. Helm and how he misses the Clutters, and how it has been though on him. In conclusion, it was a devastating moment for everyone except the killers. The syntax of the story is that it was harsh.
John Procter wanted to sign his name because he just wanted to end the “war.” but he also did not want to say anyone’s name. He ends up signing his name and when he finishes, he realizes that he no longer cares and he doesn't care if he dies. John ripped the paper in half and that one action resulted in his death.
This is the climax of where Bierce displays his beliefs of hatred towards war and fighting, since the “soldier-at-heart” is hung. He is not able to escape, like fairytales, because wars are real and people die, it is not a great adventure that people like to believe. Bierce resents war and hints to this undertone throughout An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge, masking it with figurative language. Bierce subtly hints throughout the story about the folly of war and its destructions rather than its ability to solve disputes. Bierce believes that war is glorified by those who never fought, but it is truly deadly and destructive to the
Scrooge has started to really understand what he has done wrong in his life and how selfish and mean he really is . The ghost of Christmas Yet to Come shows Scrooge his future and how the people don’t care that Scrooge dies “If there is any person in the town, who feels emotion caused by this man’s death,” said Scrooge quite agonised, “show that person to me, Spirit, I beseech you” ( Dickens 11 ). Scrooge is seeing how people treat him when he is dead but Scrooge has no clue they are talking about him. Scrooge is showed the future but Scrooge thinks he has already changed completely because he has no idea that the person the men are talking about is him. Scrooge is changing fast but he has not seen the shadows that have not happened but will happen soon "You are about to show me shadows of the things that have not happened, but will happen in the time before us," Scrooge pursued.
The Tralfamadorians see time different than humans. They believe that all of time, past, present, and future, have always existed. Billy has relived his death over and over again, he even went as far as to record it, “I Billy Pilgrim will die, have died, and always will die on February thirteenth, 1976” Slaughterhouse-five (134). Billy does this with a sound mind, the Tralfamadorians taught him that when a person dies that person isn’t dead their still alive in the past, he thinks it’s silly to cry at a funeral.
Ish’s views of civilization have changed heavily from the plague to his death; he has now given up on the tribe’s continuation and lost hope in what can still be done. Thoughts of members of the tribe, either current or foregoing, previously brought back robust memories, while closer to the culmination of the Tribe his memories faded and became dismissive. He views civilization as unworthy now, since he knows he is going to die soon and there is nothing to keep him abiding. Closer to the start of his book, “Suddenly he felt all civilization depended not only upon men but also upon these other things which had marched with him like kinsmen and friends and companions.” (120)
This has caused him to have guilt, even after over ten years of leaving the military. As stated in Operation Homecoming, “The words become unstuck from their definitions.” Some cannot describe their experiences and how they affect them. Everything is such a mess of new ideas and coated with stress and pain that things are just too complicated to put into a picture. In The Things They Carried, the narrator is shot in the rear end, and due to poor
The summarize the outcome out of Chris and Adam is that, Chris died before he completed his journey which makes him a failure. “ Happiness is only real when shared “( Into the Wild) Chris then Realized he regretted the journey and realized he was dying . While, Adam did everything he can do and he struggled through the most trying to get where he got and he did it, he completed his Journey in what he wanted to do was, The American Dream. Adam Shepard seemed to be most admirable instead of Chris McCandless all selfish. Chris left people 's life without a care in the world, leaving them heartbroken and then later dying and never getting to see them because of what he chose to do.
Paul has to lie to Kemmerich’s mother or else she would have been even more upset than she had been when she heard the bad news. Paul is devastated when his friend died but stays brave because he knew with war comes death. An example that also proves this is, “Kat falls. We two are alone… Couldn’t I shoot myself quickly in the foot so as to be able to go with him… ‘he is stone dead’ …