The Emperor tells himself that the new invention is not worth risking the little beauty he has now. By removing the creator, the Emperor eliminates all possibilities of harm coming to his perfect and beautiful world, but he also denies himself future opportunities to experience new kinds of beauty. Also, by killing the inventor, he discourages other inventors from creating new things that would benefit the country. The emperor has misplaced his belief in the outcomes of taking a risk. He denies himself and his country new opportunities that would lead to growth and betterment in their society.
Also, fear caused the separation of the group in the sense that the boys feared exclusion and bullying by the hunter and Jack. The fear of exclusion caused of separation of the group. Many times in the novel, some boys felt as though the rules were not skewed in their favor. Jack and his buddies feared that faith was abusing his power and that the rules weren 't fair nor were they in their favor. This feat caused the separation of the group thus proving fear was the root cause for this main conflict as well.
Many girls dream of their knight in shining armor, a perfect wedding, and a happily ever after ending. Disney princesses give them hope to find love and happiness along with emphasizing their want for the beauty and grace princesses illustrate. Authors of “Cinderella and Princess Culture” and “The Princess Paradox,” Peggy Orenstein and James Poniewozik respectively, agree that most girls like princesses. However, these articles convey differing parental opinions on lessons girls learn from princesses and the unfavorable effects this has at their young age. Orenstein describes her negative views on princesses through her experiences with her daughter and the knowledge of Andy Mooney’s business decisions on princesses.
Buttercup is born with potential but is not the “fairest in the land”. The very first sentence of the tale states that “the most beautiful woman in the world was a French scullery maid named Annette.” Annette’s fall from beauty is due to chocolate which caused her to go “from delicate to whopping”. Her plight is followed by Aluthra of Bengal with skin “of a dusky perfection” being ruined by the pox plague. Adela Terrell then assumes the title until “she had begun to fret”. Buttercup was “barely in the top twenty, and that primarily on potential” for she is an absolute ragamuffin as a child.
The reader can almost sense a self centeredness, and that he believes that there are only two type of people in this world, “the hunters and the huntees”, and he believes that he is the hunter. The personalities of the the protagonist and antagonist play an instrumental role in the overall meaning of the story. Theme also plays a role in the overall meaning of the story. Although one could find many different themes within The most dangerous game, but the theme of covered in this essay is that survival is of those who are smart, cunning, and can adapt to many different environments. This can be applied to many different species within the world.
Although this was an important theme, the more important ones include unrequited love, loyalty and fear. These recurring themes help carry the story along and help the reader better understand the
Identity is a great example of the theme of the story because it shows who are the characters if the story. Even though identity is complex; it gives the author good development of Identity and how it can be executed. The first quote that gives the author's explanation of identity is a description of Esperanza and her family's hair on the 6th page. "My Papa's hair is like a broom, all up in the air. And me, my hair is lazy.
Mood plays a big role in the story, tying into the theme: valuing individuality. In the beginning of the story, the author describes the scene as very mysterious, quiet, and calm. In this part of story, the readers feel a sense in which they too are in a peculiar and peaceful scene. Along with mood, setting as takes on an important factor of the story. The setting throughout “The Pedestrian” is seen as a future dystopia with restricted freedom.