Harper Lee’s To Kill A MockingBird portrays many differences between the Ewells and Cunninghams. Cleanliness is one contrast between the two families. For example, the Ewells are dirty because Burris’ “neck was dark gray, the back of his hands were rusty” (27). Their appearances are unkempt because it isn’t their top priority; however, the Cunninghams choose to take pride in their appearance. Even though their circumstances make it hard, Walter “wore a clean white shirt and neatly mended overalls” (19).
As previously mentioned, self was defined as a person that had the power to think for themselves, despite what other people say. Myrtle is a 30 year old woman married to George Wilson, a poor mechanic who reside in the Valley of Ashes. She is not proud of this and so, plans to seduce old money Tom Buchanan through her appearance, personality, and behavior. Because of this, Myrtle proves to fit the definition of self. To begin with, Myrtle is ashamed of her class and pretends to be rich and high class in order to impress Tom.
In F. Scott Fitzgerald’s novel The Great Gatspy, Fitzgerald uses a negative and formal diction. Although it may seem awkward at first, Fitzgerald uses it to represent the high social class in which the novel is set. As Arnold Rothstein explains, “The diction seems peculiar to the reader because of the formal tone which contrasts greatly with the sound of normal speech” (Rothstein). Through powerful word choice, Fitzgerald masterfully utilizes his morbid diction to express a negative tone. Nick Carraway, a friend of Jay Gatspy and the narrator, personifies Fitzgerald’s tone, and his outlook is revealed through this bold word choice.
Apparently he may be seen as a short-tempered, careless captain, arrogant, but in reality he is not. Peleg also describes him as, “stricken, blasted, if he be, Ahab has his humanities” (Ch.16 page
His foreboding grandness contradicts the dry purgatory of the valley of ashes, bringing up the imagery of the world being a fallen one. The strangest feature on the eyes, the yellow spectacles, mimic the color of joy and wealth. Just as spectacles distort the sight of a person, wealth can be seen as distorting the view of God, the embodiment of morality. In essence, it shows the convolution of ethics in the quest for economic prosperity. At one point in the novel, the eyes of T. J. Eckleburg are explicitly mentioned as being the eyes of God.
After running away from home she came back with her mother and started stealing from her to keep up with her free spending habits. She went out with older boys. Her mother finally could not handle her and sent her back with her father in Tennessee. Her father was very strict and did not show her much emotional affection, but he cared about her education and put it as a priority. She finished School and became a millionaire at the age of thirty-two.
In F Scott Fitzgerald 's The Great Gatsby, Gatsby 's is deceitful because of his love for daisy which leads to his downfall, loneliness, and losing daisy. Gatsby chose his path of deceit because of love for a girl named Daisy. Daisy was raised to marry a successful and rich man, when Gatsby learned this he knew he had to find a way to make a lot of money, but he was raised dirt poor on his family 's farm and didn 't know how to make money or how to be wealthy. When the book starts Gatsby is filthy rich, but no one knows how he makes his money. He flaunts his money by having huge parties every weekend to try and attract daisy but he never seems to realize that parties are not even daisy 's scene.
"You won 't get lonely, Charles... You 'll be the richest man in the world someday." (Citizen Kane, 1941) Kane’s parents used the power of money as an accessory for giving him away to a billionaire. Since that day, the protagonist went through a traumatizing experience, insecurity and redisposition due to his parents’ actions, which marked the beginning of his tortuous need, to be loved. This unreturned love created a sense of fear and mistrust to love something or someone, only to experience abandonment again was something Kane never got a chance to learn. Citizen Kane broke all the rules because of Welles, there were no
Born in a poor family of a farmer. Jay has dreamt of been more than the life that was given by his mother and father. As god can 't even blame for an individual wanting what was beyond their capability. Striving for Daisy, The girl he once loves, who married a man that you would call the reflecting of the emptiness generation. Creating the newly rich Gatsby, fill with an illusion of party, guest, and love.
Although glamorous, these depictions of Dublin are superficial and false. The novelist and Dublin native Roddy Doyle (2004) summed it up nicely when he commented that "we have sold the myth of Dublin as a sexy place incredibly well; because it 's a dreary little dump most of the