When the brothers’ plans do not go as expected a “streak of cruelty within [the narrator] awakened,” running as fast as he could “leaving [Doodle] behind.”(6). Both Doodle and his brother worked extremely hard so that Doodle would be able to attend school. But when their proposition didn’t go according to the plan the narrator reacts negatively, leaving his poor helpless brother behind. After the narrator’s episode he “lifted [Doodle’s] head. Limply,” it returned back to where it was positioned.
At first, I did not know too much about his character, but in the fourth chapter he showed new outstanding qualities that made him an immensely respectable character. For example, when Jack rudely refused to give Piggy meat, Simon passed his own meat to Piggy, and did not take his decision back even when Jack started yelling at the poor boy. This shows that Simon is generous and naturally a good person. Most people ignored how badly Piggy was treated and did not help whatsoever, while others joined in on the bullying. Even their leader of the society joined in on this cruel act, but Simon was the only one that looked out for Piggy when no one else would.
Gregor Samsa and Willy Loman seek comfort only in the reality they make up in their mind to free themselves of the difficulties of real life, resulting in their psychosis. The two sees no point in living in the real world when their is nothing left for them there. After failing at their careers as travelling salesmen and failing at their father-son relationships, they are driven to hysteria. Willy Loman and Gregor Samsa are driven into alternate realities by similar internal and external forces, such as the pressure of their secrets, failure of their relationships, and rejection, that further worsen their psychotic state. Willy Loman and Gregor Samsa have the burden of financially supporting their families since the other members do not work
Furthermore, cowardly acts makeup Dimmesdale’s flaw; this prevents him from being an effective minister in the town. Dimmesdale’s flaw and almost every other fatal flaw brings destruction to the one that they control. In The Scarlet Letter, Nathaniel Hawthorne shows how Dimmesdale fills his life with cowardice; Dimmesdale’s flaw allows him to employ logos, leading him to negatively impact the community, and, gradually, his flaw led him to his demise. Throughout The Scarlet Letter, Dimmesdale suffers from the fatal flaw of cowardice. After Hester’s refusal to confess, Dimmesdale’s relief showed: “‘She will not speak!’ murmured Mr. Dimmesdale, who, leaning over the balcony, with his hand upon his heart, had awaited the
Since his creation has no parental figure to support and teach him, he develops behavioral problems and is very confused. He grows angry at Victor for creating him, leaving him, and refusing to make him a female companion. Victor’s creation murders his friend Henry Clerval, his brother William, and even his wife Elizabeth. Once Victor’s creation comes to life, his life is ruined. If he would have accepted him from the beginning and taken on the rule of a father, his life may not have been so miserable.
On the other hand, Creon’s Pride rendered him incapable of heeding to Teiresias prophecy of doom to come; with such character flaws in both Creon and Antigone, Sophocles was able to create a character friction that underlined the theme of civil disobedience and the price of pride as the main central idea of the story. As if stubbornness was byproduct of pride, unrepentant Antigone died for her stubbornness, while Creon finally realized his stubbornness and lost his son and his wife for not acknowledging the
His desire for improving his status at the expense of others quickly led to his downfall. The neglect he experienced prevented him from considering the effects of abandonment ahead of time, resulting in the rash decision to leave the creature immediately after its animation. His progress towards obtaining God-like abilities only worsened the outcome of his actions, as he did not understand the risks he was taking when attempting
Willy often has hallucinations and get lost in his negative and depressing thoughts. Willy has many misperceptions, he believes that in order to succeed you need to be popular. The way Willy approaches life is one that sets him up to fail, and as a result he is unable to face reality. He constantly slips into illusions about his past because it is a way for him to escape reality. Right before Willy commit suicide he hallucinates about talking to Ben, “Ben: Time, William, time!
When this ball of glory and hope was ripped away from him, his ambition took over. Later on, his guilt and paranoia speeds up his seclusion from society. Generally, isolation is the result of ones own action. OJ Simpson, Lindsay Lohan, and Miley Cyrus have all been subject to their own action, all resulting in the fall from society’s grace. Now, society shuns them for what they have done in the past, not letting them climb back to the correct path.
Harrison is the son of Hazel and George in the Icarus tale; Harrison Bergeron. They live in a Dystopian Society where handicaps are forced on them against their will in attempt to limit their abilities, resulting in what their government believes is deserved equality. Harrison then rebels against the government, and gets shot as his punishment. The message we are fed from this Icarus tale is that if we handicap people, or attempt to diminish diversity, then it’s impossible to have a successful society. The first reason why diminishing diversity would result in an unsuccessful society is because people wouldn’t be able to express who they are, resulting in citizens rebelling against higher power.