Tom Buchanan Mr. Tom Buchanan is the classic representation of American greed in the nineteen twenties '. In the novel The Great Gatsby, Toms role is of the powerful, reckless, controlling, and cheating husband to Daisy Buchanan. Tom is of the upper class, he is proud of his old money, of where he lives, and his white race. Mr. Fitzgerald described Tom as a manipulator this being the worst of his qualities. Everything around Tom is destructive.
The definition of depression to me is feelings of severe despondency and dejection. For example, when Susie has really severe depression because she get bullied. Also when Louis commits suicide because he was really depressed. All of the depression that goes on in the book “Chicken Soup for the Girl’s Soul” makes the story more memorable because it leaves me feeling really sad that all of this is happening and that depression is really a bad thing that nobody deserves. Depression makes the book “Chicken Soup for the Girl’s Soul” more
Minnie’s quilt, the dead bird and its cage, and the kitchen show that living in a man’s world is not easy. In the end, Mrs. Peters and Mrs. Hale recognize that they too have experienced the same loneliness and mistreatment that led Mrs. Wright to murder her husband. The men don't value the women in this story and they don't see them as being very intelligent either. It is for this reason “A jury of her peers” is created. Peers being the women themselves as they stand up, united against the subjugation they have all experienced.
The truth he thought he covered up about his involvement in the My Lai Massacre came out bashing him the newspaper, and Kathy was left happy that the campaign was over but also struggling to get along with John (22). After a short time at the cabin, John had a creepy meltdown where he said the most vile thing he can, “Kill Jesus”, and then proceeds to boil water and ruin all the plants in the house (49). John woke up to find that she was no longer there and proceeded to think about how he will explain the situation (77-78). Kathy never came back because the amount of issues and the intensity they carried through their relationship had peaked and she committed
When one of his men, Ted Lavender had left to go pee he was shot on the back of his head, at this moment Jimmy still was thinking about Martha and how he hated her but loved her for the distractions she was bring him:“He hated himself. He had loved Martha more than his men,and as a consequence lavender was now dead”(16). Martha has been a distraction for Jimmy and know he has to face the truth that he isn't fit to watch over his men. The love for Martha is irrevocable. Although Jimmy has killed a man from his repetitive thoughts I felt it was almost necessary for him, war is a miserable thing and what kept him going was the thoughts of Martha.
Jimmy Cross decided to go to war only because his friends went, this makes him become a confused and erratic leader. Jimmy was blamed for the death of Ted Lavender by many of the soldiers who trusted him. He was too in love with Martha and lost his concentration on what is more important. Shame had a crucial effect on the characters throughout the story. It forced them to face more stressful situations that will forever affect their lives.
He punished Antigone to live in a cavern in the rocks to starve to death. “…I have heard them/ Muttering and whispering in the dark about this girl…no woman has ever, unreasonably, / Died for such an unreasonable act…She should have all the honor we can give her”(Scene 3, Lines 61-68). Even the townsmen and villagers were beginning to question Creon’s judgements; they slowly began to side with Antigone. The people under his authority see Creon as an unfit king; it foreshadows conflict and tragedy to take place to Creon. Antigone didn’t fit in well with the other members of her society, but Creon had a very high status as King.
Hurst suggests that expectations are also a form of egotism that can lead to resentment; hence coming into conflict with one’s identity, such as alteration and remorse. Doodle’s desire was to be loved and supported by his family. He was invalid - he could not walk; thus everyone had low expectations towards him and thought he would die except for Aunt Nicey. His brother (the narrator) tried to kill him as he saw him an unbearable disappointment and his father had built him a mahogany coffin. For instance, “It was I who renamed him [...] Crawling backwards made him look like a Doodlebug, […] because nobody expects much from someone called Doodle.” Society’s attentiveness is predominantly towards the aspects of and in this story Doodle’s impairment seemed to have negative impacts on him that the society has caused.
After the Herdsman revealed to Oedipus that Laius and Jocasta were his parents, he grew strong in grievance. In the play, Oedipus stated, “Light of the sun, let me look upon you no more after today! …, cursed in my killing.” Oedipus was very upset about receiving the news that his prophecy had been fulfilled. He realized that he was blind to it the whole time. He was so heartbroken, he did not want to see anything at all.
Nightjohn’s Story His back lay on the unforgiving, moist hardwood planks, his sunken eyes gazing into the darkness. Nightjohn was sentenced to the white monsters for stealing a loaf of bread. He had managed to get the medicine for his little sister but now she would be starving and it was all his fault. Most people cried out of loss and selfishness, some people prayed to God silently. Not Nightjohn, his tears had dried the moment they had shackled him to the floor.