Man suffers from a very pathetic condition due to his failures in society. This theory shows that alienation is the results of living in an exceeding cluster in any community. According to this theory, low category loses the flexibility to manage or accomplish their goals in life because of the suppression of socio-economic class. In this novel, alienation is found in his protagonist Griffin. He 's a pissed off man, who feels boredom about his relations.
Meanwhile, there's the Valley of Ashes, an area outside of the city which is a gray and dull place where ashes and other waste is dumped. Fitzgerald uses this setting to represent the despair and low morality caused by the lack of care and desire for
In his article entitled "Time in Faulkner: The Sound and the Fury" Sartre observes that for Faulkner “the past is never lost, unfortunately; it is always there, it is an obsession.” Indeed, the past and the present are intermingled in Faulkner’s novel. When asked about his conception of time in his narrative, he admits that: “there isn’t any time [. . .] In fact, I agree pretty much with Bergson’s theory of the fluidity of time.
This creates a dystopian world due to the overall lack of knowledge or care about their life. This further proves how the motif of fear best illustrates the negative effects of a dystopian society. Similarly, Bradbury continues to display the false sense of security when he talks about the need for firemen to burn houses that contain books, he states,
Moreover, the importance of freedom has been glorified as well in the consequences of Satan’s failure. Milton describes Hell, where Satan is punished, with vivid and effective pictures. It is the “infernal world” of horrors. He presents Hell as a concrete place through Satan’s eye “dry land”, “burning lake”, “gate”....etc. At once as far as Angels kenn he views The dismal situation waste and wild, A Dungeon horrible, on all sides round As one great furnace flam’d, yet from those flames No light, but rather darkness visible Serv’d only to discover sights of woe, Regions of sorrow, doleful shades, where peace And rest can never dwell, hope never comes That comes to all; but torture without end Still urges, and a fiery deluge, fed With ever burning sulphur unconsum’d: Such place eternal justice had prepar’d For those rebellious, here thir prison ordain’d In ytter darkness, and thir portion set As far remov’d from God and light of Heav’n As from the Centre thrice to th’utmost Pole.
The Heart is a Lonely Hunter describes the Southern gothic tradition which started in the Southern United States dating mostly from the 20th century. The Heart is a Lonely Hunter deals with several themes such as alienation, oppression, loneliness and isolation. The lack of a useful role in society causes loneliness and results in physical isolation and lack of companionship. The Heart is a Lonely Hunter has been lauded for its major concepts which are unrealized love, spiritual isolation and the failure of communication. The exclusion of older people is also one among the major factors leading to isolation, loneliness and social relationship.
Therefore, the only danger comes from close accompanies. Being watched, Offred experiences despair like famine. All she has is endless emptiness (Atwood 84). Both Orwell and Atwood exposes dystopian reality, that the supervision abolishes the fundamental human
As nihilism means nothing, no meaning of existence, the death of the lord brings only destruction, all hopes diminish. All values and principles have no meaning they are baseless nothing is left which is communicated from others. Everywhere there is only darkness. The main theme in the novel which Bharti used is nihilism to describe his points that how world become so dark due to greed, loss and thirst for revenge. He will explore nihilism on basis of decaying of physical place, destruction of inner peace, inability of understanding others feelings and emotions, deaths of many characters and also total destruction of Dharma itself.
An example of how the author depicts the Valley of Ashes is describing the area’s environment as a “gray land” with the “spasms of bleak dust” that appear along with “ashes that grow like wheat” (Fitzgerald 23). He also describes the people who live there as busy but who “move dimly” and who are “already crumbling through the powdery air"(Fitzgerald 23). This shows the area’s condition and the poverty the citizens are living in. Even though they work as hard as any other social class, they still strive within their area. Another example involves the character Myrtle Wilson, who has an affair with Tom because she dreams to become rich.
Anxiety, like Grendel causes you to feel alone, attacks innocent people, and creates jealousy of others happiness. Grendel has been isolated into darkness, causing him to be miserable. For example, “A powerful monster, living down in the darkness, growled in pain,” he chooses to isolate himself from all people because he is a coward (lines 1-2). Grendel represents that Anglo-Saxon theme stating that without companionship, one cannot survive. When confronted in a battle with Beowulf, he becomes fearful, weak, and