Paul extremely dislikes most of the things about his life. His teachers find the red carnation very disrespectful and to them it symbolizes his cocky attitude. Many times he is said to live in a dull and boring life. However, the red carnation in his eyes adds thrill to his world and allows him to imagine himself as a wealthy human being, which is what he
As well, the boy’s pride was hurt by bullies. in the story he was pushed around in the bathroom and called “Mex.” The boy’s pride was damaged in this situation because he wasn’t mighty enough to defeat the bullies. The boy’s pride was hurt by getting kicked out of school. This hurt his pride because his parents want him to be a telephone operator,
Additionally, Finney uses times of situational irony to lead readers into realizing how absurd circumstances may become when one’s priorities are misplaced. The possibility of Tom getting a promotion in the distant future is extremely slim and is totally not worth risking his wife Claire’s safety or healthy relationship. The audience notice’s Tom risking both when he allows Claire to walk at night alone in New York and when he crawled out the window to grab the important paper. Even though is Benecke lost the paper he could have lost his chance with some type of promotion, however, losing his life would completely obliterate it.
You also see Holling dissatisfaction with his life when he feels like he needs to have guts against Doug Switetick’s brother who was charging towards him. You could also call Holling immature due to the fact that he insults Meryl Lee for no reason. The story continues and some small events happen but then occasionally big events happen. My first big event would be when he has to clean the chalk boards and gets a cream puff out of it.
Just like Paul, his red carnation is different and those differences are mistaken as disrespectful. Rather then embracing the flower and appreciating it’s beauty, his teachers have a distain for the flower, describing it as “not properly significant of the contrite spirit befitting a boy under the ban of suspension”(1). Similarly, Paul’s father, who upon hearing of Paul’s suspension, spoke with the principal to explain his “perplexity about his son”(1), does not understand Paul. His father, who is the lone parent and role model in his life, should be there to guide Paul through his struggles. Paul requires nurturing and praise for his unique personality, yet his father, like everyone else, tries to force Paul to become someone he is not.
Through Jay Gatsby and Frank Lucas’ goal orienting character, their characters are both destroyed due to the fact of their aspirations, although it destructs their persona both in a different manner. Gatsby’s dream is to become a wealthy man in order to reunite with Daisy and win her heart once again. All Daisy really wants is a man who can ensure her financial stability and Gatsby believes if he attains wealth it will ensure him that they can be together. On the other hand, as Gatsby consumes his time by becoming rich, it destroys his emotional sense of feeling guilty or sadness from wrongdoing. This is because he does not have an emotional conscious from achieving his wealth illegally.
Consequently, Keating’s failure to teach students responsibility results in students blaming their teacher for their
The lawyer died a bad man, knowing that his corruption would affect people’s lives for the worst. But this didn’t matter to him, he only cared for his financial stability. The horrible decisions made by Church would ultimately lead him to suffer in his grave. His morals changed once it was too late to fix the problems he had
Gatsby felt that wealth was [the main component behind all his problems] the main factor that was behind his problems , especially the impact it had on his relationship. However, it becomes evident that this is not the case later on in the novel. Although Gatsby had to deal with these disadvantages, he chose to lighten his life by chasing after his dreams and made the choice to never let them go. Gatsby gets to experience the true impact of chasing after an unrealistic dream. By chasing after the dream of winning Daisy’s love back, Gatsby was blinded by love which caused him to be unable to come to terms with reality and the true limitations that were in his life, this resulted in an abrupt end to his own life.
Teresa says hi to Victor, and Victor responds to the shock of Teresa talking to him, says something he regrets later and gets embarrassed. Victor then beats himself up about it. In Language class, the teacher asks
Later, John Proctor confesses his sin to the court. Proctor is trying to expose Abby and the girls as frauds; however, his intention failed when the court called in Goody Proctor. They asked her if her husband was a lecher, and she lied and told the judges he was not (1311). It was the
The group of men that entered the room included Bellingham, Wilson, Chillingworth, and Dimmesdale. As soon as they entered, they were being rude to Pearl by calling her a demon child. The men ask Hester why she should be allowed to keep Pearl and she responds by saying Pearl teaches her an important lesson about her shame. In order for the men to come to a better conclusion about what to do with Pearl and Hester, they quiz Pearl about religious topics. However, she barely responds and seems to dislike the men.
Gatsby’s life is very questionable, but his thoughts are not all realistic. He begins to lose his admirable qualities as he does not ask Daisy how she feels about him or any situation at hand, but rather is so wrapped up in winning her over that he does not realize he is losing her by doing so. His wealthy lifestyle and trying to act as Tom does causes him to corrupt himself and the things that Daisy loves about him. Gatsby wants Daisy to leave her own life behind but that is unreasonable. This
Him also messing up could of got him fired, which would have had George gone just as well. So, the money they tried working for just goes down the drain once again. No matter how bad he has tried to do better, he gets himself stuck in something that will never get him to the freedom to happiness. Today Lennie would have been treated much better if he actually how people there that understand his issues. He would have been cared more in today 's time, it is more of a big deal and understood today.