She does this by developing a protagonist, Equality-72521, who seeks to have the privilege of exploring and taking risks. Equality-72521 lives in a society that shames him for being curious and having an imagination different from the others around him by telling him that he should not be different from others. By placing him into this situation, Rand proves to her readers that the only way to success is through trust in oneself, even through failures and the doubt of others. Rand depicts the theme that self-reliance on one’s own thoughts, actions, and curiosity is the key to success in her novel, Anthem, by showing her readers that taking risks is necessary to learn new things.
While money can make someone happy it would only be temporary since money can not buy everything in the world for instance like love, friendship but other argue that it can like how Tom bought Daisy’s “love” but actually Daisy only married him just to use tom’s money to buy whatever she wants and so does Myrtle. And so does Gatsby who tried to win Daisy back by getting richer and showing off his possession like his mansion. Just because something makes you happy like money does not mean it will always make you
He forced his brothers from the grocery shop they had opened and, despite not even participating in its creation, became the fraudulent store 's only beneficiary. He manipulated his position in the Central Pacific Railroad Company to snatch the position as the California Governor and then used his position as the California Governor to snatch the position of company president from one of his closest friends. He left his original occupation as a lawyer because he wasn 't making what he found to be a satisfactory amount of money and instead decided that his fortune would be more easily made through manipulation, theft, and graft. He manipulated public opinion and forced any scandal that could 've damaged his political or social standing onto those around him, choosing to ruin the lives of his friends and family instead of facing up to his malicious plans and actions. He exploited any person or event in his life to better suit him, even maneuvering his son 's death into a ploy for improving public opinion of himself by opening a prestigious-now well-know- university commemorating his son 's death and drawing the public to love and sympathize with him again.
Finally by the end of act two, the reader catches that the trip to the Capulet party has now become the quest for a forbidden love. However, Foster made another brilliant argument; “You don’t believe me. Then why does the stated goal fade away? We hear less and less about the will and the estate as the story goes on, and even the surrogate goal, the mystery of the postal conspiracy, remains unsolved” (Foster 5). Remembering back to plot in Romeo and Juliet, Romeo states that his objective in traveling to the party was to rendezvous his ex- girlfriend - Rosaline.
In chapter six of Catcher in the Rye, he said “I told him he thought he could give the time to anybody he felt like. I told him he didn’t even care if a girl kept all her kings in the back row or not, and the reason he didn't care was because he was a goddam stupid moron.” Caulfield does not see Jane for her beauty, but because of who she is, and what she does, and how they connect with one another. He then continues by saying “You don't even know if her first name is Jane or Jean, ya goddam moron!" During this period going on a date was the first step before marriage, which was an American standard. When Stradlater started dating Jane, Caulfield was upset because he felt Stradlater was just dating her to fit in with American
This presented when Gerald chose and bought the engagement ring for Sheila, without her opinion. Shelia just accepts this and doesn’t seem to question his decision, “is this the one you wanted me to have?”, this shows her willingness to be controlled. As well as this the reader finds out that Gerald did not come near Sheila all summer, suggesting an affair, which Sheila suspects him of. Gerald’s lack of honesty and his commanding nature foreshadow the inevitable end of their
The main character, Jay Gatsby, does not project the same kind of greediness. He is the ideal in the view of the American dream, except from the fact that he does not have a family. He does not care for the wealth that he has built up as it is just a tool for him to get Daisy. The way that he is greedy is how much he wants Daisy. He cannot simply settle for having Daisy, he need her to say that she never even loved Tom, much like greediness in money means you want more and once you get it you want even more.
When finally arrived home, at first he didn’t want his wife to know about the meet but instead decides to tell her anyways. Her greediness sparked up by the mention of wealth. According to Washington Irving in The Devil and Tom Walker, “Tom might have felt disposed to sell himself to the devil; he was determined not to do so to oblige his wife” (Irving 6). He basically turned down the
Wolfsheim was a mafia-man, who rigged the 1919 World Series, and was involved in bootlegging operations. Readers can use context clues, like Gatsby’s attempt to evade the subject of his business, to conclude that he has acquired his money from the illegal transport of alcohol. The novel states, “For when I asked him (Gatsby) what business he was in, he answered, ‘That's my affair’”. With this information, the “Great” Gatsby is no longer great, but he is
H. A. Goodman mentions his beliefs “The government is spreading millions of dollars to lock up people whose detentions serve no purpose.” There is so much hidden truth that are unknown because why would custom Customs and Border Protection want bad publicity? Immigrants are being punished for no real reason, these Americans with higher power think it’s okay to mistreat and harm these immigrants and either lie about it or hide what harm they