8.Explain the irony in Frankenstein's actions Even after Victor’s mother dies, and she wished for him to take care of the family and to wed Elizabeth, Victor spends his time in science and neglects his family, shutting off contact for 2 years and not returning home until 6 years later. A bigger show of irony is Frankenstein’s constant return to isolation. Even after becoming somewhat mentally insane, Henry restores his friend and rehabilitates him back to his previous health. Although not fully recovered, Victor returns home and decides not to tell his family, but rather go back into nature for more isolation, He did not learn from his actions and after the monster pays him a visit, Frankenstein continues his mission in isolation. (Takes place in chapter 9 and 10) 9.What does the death of William symbolize?
He abruptly chose not to go back to school after his father died, which was one of his biggest mistakes. He stayed in Starkfield even though he had the opportunity to go back to school and study his main interest, science. Because of this, he spent most of his days cooped up in his house. “But one phrase stuck in my memory… Guess he’s been in Starkfield too many winters.
The short story “The Cold Equations” by Tom Godwin explains sacrifice throughout the story. In the beginning, Maryland made a sacrifice to see her brother who she hasn't seen in awhile “...I haven't seen him for so long, i didn't want to wait another year when I could see him now…” when she said this she had realized that she had broken some kind of regulation.
O’Brien tells the readers about him reflecting back twenty years ago, he wonders if running away from the war were just events that happened in another dimension, he pictures himself writing a letter to his parents: “I’m finishing up a letter to my Parents that tells what I'm about to do and why I'm doing it and how sorry I am that I’d never found the courage to talk to them about it”(O’Brien 80). Even twenty years after his running from the war, O’Brien still feels sorry for not finding the courage to tell his parents about his decision of escaping to Canada to start a new life. O’Brien presented his outlook that even if someone was not directly involved in the war, this event had impacted them indirectly, for instance, how a person’s reaction to the war can create regret for important friends and
They then jump into the looking glass right as Redd shows up and “Genevieve smashed the the glass with her scepter…(pg 66)”. Genevieve sacrifices her life to save her daughter, the future queen of Wonderland and Hatter. Hatter Madigan also sacrifices many years of his life to obey the orders of the former queen, Genevieve to protect her daughter. Genevieve told Hatter, “You have to keep the princess safe until she 's old enough to rule. She 's the only hope Wonderland has to survive.
He had been dead for nineteen days, he was 24 a young man who went out to find true meaning to life. Chris had a reason for leaving, it didn't not say why but with the viewpoint of the movie he had a dysfunctional family and an abusive father. He wouldn't have left without knowing what was causing the problems but this prompted him to take this trip. However he loved his sister to much to leave but chris wrote to her once saying that she was the only one who understood him. After he made it into his journey he set out to find out the desire of belonging.
Bobbie Ann Mason’s short story Shiloh is a story explaining the events leading up to a husband and wife’s marriage coming to an end. This couple rushed into marriage because they had a baby on the way, but four months after the baby was born it died of sudden infant death syndrome. In this story Norma Jean ,the wife, is the breadwinner of the family while her husband Leroy stays at home because of an injury he sustained at work. Both Leroy and Norma Jean fail to confront the issues they are having, and because of this, the bond between them grows weaker the longer they are together. Their marriage is bound to end at some point.
With the help from the woman that he stumbled upon, Inman successfully makes his way back to Cold Mountain. He then meets Ada, both people were unable to recognize themselves from their changed appearances because of the four years of not seeing each other during the war. Ada invites Inman to her farm and the two conversed, and made plans for the future. After a few days of arriving home, Inman gets caught by Captain Teague’s protege, Birch, and got shot in the head. Ada runs to Inman and comforts him until he sadly passed away.
He was taught by his father, Louis Riel Sr., who had been politically active in ending the Hudson Bay’s monopoly on the fur trade. He was also taught by his mother, Julie Lagimodiere, until he was seven.2 Afterwards, he was taught by the Gray Sisters in St. Boniface, was classed as advanced and sent to Montreal to become a priest.3 In 1864, eight years after leaving for Montreal, Riel Sr. Passed away. Riel, grieving, slowly drifted from his studies until finally he was told he must leave the College of Montreal in March of 1865.4 Tossed into a world where many issues were brewing between English and French, his desire for involvement in politics began to flourish. He found a job in a law office for Rudolphe Laflemme, quickly lost interest, and left for home after a disappointing and short love
we learn that Brian soon returns to life in the city with his mother. He 's been changed, physically and emotionally, by his experiences in the woods. He spends time learning about some of the plants and animals that he had to consume while stranded, and he often has dreams about his time on the lake. His parents never reconcile, and Brian is never able to tell his father about his mother 's involvement with another man.