Creon vs. Antigone: Who is more tragic? In the story of Antigone, Creon and Antigone go through tragic events such as getting themselves killed in attempt of saving others or getting their family killed because of their own selfishness and pride. Speaking of selfishness and pride, Creon has self-inflicted suffering and guilt on himself at the end of the story because of those two. For one of the reasons being: He made his son turned against him and made him meet his demise. That chains onto him having his wife Eurydice committing suicide as well as Antigone (his niece) also committing suicide.
As well as the value of a human life during these times of war, but the insanity of war and Heller 's solution to insanity is the idea of "there is always a catch" in life is shown to a dramatic extent. Heller 's novel not only satirizes war, but all of society. Moreover, Heller shows the perversions of the human character and society. Using unique style and structure, and also satirizes war and its values as well as using the war setting to satirize society at large. By manipulating the war setting and language of the novel Heller is able to depict society as dark and twisted.
In “All Fall Down” Ally Carter demonstrates the theme by making the reader feel two different ways towards the Scarred Man using Grace. At first she makes the reader abhor the Scarred Man by using their sympathy for Grace. “I push myself farther into the little corner. I Am trying to disappear” and “The scar that has haunted my dreams every night since the moment my mother died-from the moment the Scarred Man killed her.” Both statements were used when she first met the Scarred Man and both further develop the feeling of hatred towards the Scarred Man. Since he killed grace 's mother,traumatized, and put her into a state misery.
Agony can be felt because of many reasons, but the one which is the most hurting is losing a friend. But in a metaphorical way. In Safe Area Gorazde, Bosnian people lost their Serb friends, who became enemies. “Ex” neighbors if it’s possible to call them like that, became soldiers who stole things from houses, killed and tortured the people they grow up with. Throughout the book, every character tries to find their individual ways to forget the reality of war, losing friends, losing hope and
More than Murder In the novel In Cold Blood, Truman Capote exposes the dark worlds of murder and mayhem. More common themes such as abuse and failed plans clash with purity and stability in this novel as portrayed through the differences between its characters. Capote interweaves the idea of one’s upbringing impacting their future throughout the story. Familial ties play a key role in displaying the explicit and symbolic differences among members of the Clutter family and their murderers in Truman Capote’s In Cold Blood. Truman Capote expertly presents the contrasting upbringings of the Clutter children and Smith and Hickock to demonstrate how one’s specific situation defines their lives.
Another example of verbal irony is when Montresor toasts Fortunato 's long life but not in the implication that Fortunato means, “I drink”, he said, “to the buried that response around us.” “And I to your long life” (pg 868). This is really ironic because we know that Montresor is going to kill Fortunato. This further puts the reader into reading this story suspensefully because of the dark and ominous tone that Poe sets out by using both verbal and dramatic irony in his
“The Jilting of Granny Weatherall” written by Katherine Anne Porter, is about a grandmother who is in denial that she is about to die. And “A Good Man is Hard to Find” written by Flannery O’Connor, is about a family that goes to visit family in Tennessee but are brutally murdered before they get there. These two stories share many similarities and differences in both the characters, and conflict.
Maybe he was taking medication that may have altered his thought process? It was the only rational that we could come to initially; being that he just killed the woman he loved his entire adult life, the one he walked down the alter with, the one he had children with, grandchildren with, and made a life with. Our feelings were of sadness, that he thought this was his only
Hannery O’ Connor’s short story is about a Misfit that has a conflict in his life which lead him into making bad decisions in the future that harm him. In “A Good Man is Hard to Find”, O’ Connor uses symbolic archetypes by using the grandmother as a symbol of love and care and also uses the Misfit as a symbol of violence and death. The situational archetype used is when the Misfit takes vengeance on people that come his way. This is because of self-petty. The setting archetype used in the short story takes place in the dirt road where all the violence happened.
This has affected Najmah because she has lost more of her family and that would mix up her emotions. Witnessing the death of her mother and brother and that is a symptom of PTSD because (STEWE-2) PTSD can come from a trauma like a natural disaster, witnessing a death of another. This connects to the novel because since Najmah had lost more of her family, she has one of the many symptoms of PTSD that connects to the character Najmah.