Miles thinks that living forever is a curse because if you live forever there is no point doing great things in life for no meaning. Jesse feels that living forever is an advantage to have neverending fun and more time to do as much as he wants as long as he wants. Winnie shows that she does not want to live forever because she thought if she did live forever then she would have eternal life and be immortal. You should not want to live forever if you had the chance to if you did chose to you would regret it. You will live forever while everybody you know is dying being proud of what they have done so far.
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Although he was treated nicely, he never felt like he belonged. John had a tighter grip on reality since he read all of Shakespeare’s works. He realised that the outside world was nothing like Shakespeare described. John witnessed his mother die and then snapped, he realised that soma was the cause for everyone being too happy. No one ever felt sad, they were conditioned not to at a very young age.
One should make a balance in order to have more than one thing to live for. Humans always are questioned their actions and their being, but by showing in actions how complete and competent we are there is no need to provide an explanation. Gregor became a slave of his family and his idea of what he had to do to make them happy. He lost himself in all that work and the end it didn’t give anything back to him. In conclusion, I think this story teaches us that life not only is work or you’ll lose yourself.
Lastly, even though Rennie would never admit it out loud, but Major is a serious influence in Rennies life, both good and bad. Rennie has always dismissed the idea of ever learning anything from Major, but really Major has taught Rennie many things that his mother would never have been able to do. He has taught Rennie that there are two choices in life, no cheating, you can either get through it the hard and right way or you can stay down, there are no shortcuts. This is like “Do or don't do. Make your choice.
”(Zusak pg. 529) The time that you spent preparing for death to appear may never be needed because by the time it comes, you were probably not expecting it to visit that day. Death does not seem to sympathize with you as he take you away even if you are healthy, young, or old. Human are not guaranteed to have an everlasting life and death does not come with a clear warning.
He showed this literary technique by reiterating situations relating to World War I; which he was injured in. Repetition of the word “never” denotes the strong belief the parent has; striving for their child to excel at life by not making the same mistakes they made. This adverb is symbolic of the child who is silenced by the emphatic parent. The overuse of this word should serve to engage and teach us, a generation in need of a reminder, that we can’t go through life living up to the expectations of those around us, because the repeated word ‘never’ will seem to become ‘never’-ending. The “never” is relevant and comprehensive, as Hemingway summarizes both the rich details of one person’s experience, yet a whole view on humanity and youth
One of the first things Jonas learns is those who never take risks, never grow. He learns this in many situations, but one of the ways he learns is the hardest. For example, Jonas took a risk in the book, by accepting his assignment of Receiver. “He certainly didn’t want to be late for his first day of training either” (Lowry 92). Jonas didn’t have to show up to his training, but he took a risk to become the new Receiver.
They are not afraid to dream and yearn. But,as time passes, a mysterious force begins to convince them that it is impossible to find the own personal legend.” ( Coelho's 23) This quote tells
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In life we tend to see failure as a terrible thing. When we do fail, most of the time we want to give up and see it as the end of the world. However there are few that see failure as an opportunity to do better and rethink the mistakes that were made in the past. Angela Duckworth, Emily Hanford, and CarolDweck all provide their research on how one can have highachievement e in life. Angela’s Duckworthresearch on grit proposes the idea that if someone stays persistence for a long time they can master something.
In Anthem, the author Ayn Rand represented light and darkness in many ways. Generally, darkness indicates evil,misfortune,ignorance, or sin and light indicates good, knowledge, or forgiveness. The author used these concepts to portray strength and power which overcomes an ignorant society. The main character Equality7-2521 was curious,different, and he wanted more knowledge. Those questions that he had he eventually answered them himself.