In “Waiting for Godot” they speak a lot about Godot, but he never actually shows up. This brings much debate on whether his existence is important or not. There are many different perspectives in which you could read the play, and each one of them has a different meaning for Godot. I believe Samuel Beckett wrote the play this way to let us infer who we think Godot is depending on what perspective we have. For many, Godot is the father of time, and although they never make him appear as one of the characters, there is a great significance to him.
The stories of Dubliners are united by the city itself — Dublin is rendered in Joyce 's book with a concreteness and specificity that was unprecedented at the time of its writing. The other aspect that unites these disparate works of narrative prose is shared themes. Though the protagonist of "Araby" and that of "Clay" could hardly be more different with respect to age and temperament (the same goes for the main characters of "Eveline" and "The Dead"), all these stories are united by the ideas that the tales dramatize: paralysis, corruption, and death. In story after Dubliners story, characters fail to move forward, tending rather to forge outward and then retreat, or else circle endlessly. They are stuck in place.
Through out his life, he was constantly reading, acquiring knowledge. He became a lawyer and took up causes that garnered him favorable recognition for his particular style of drafting documents. His writing style, at times considered too extreme set him apart. He could be viewed as a nonconformist; however he never argued against or produced subjects unknown to the populace. Education taught him the importance of listening and watching, analyzing reactions to a subject.
Emma and Grant. After learning to open back up to his friends and family, he still gives them disrespect. A few pages after Jefferson talks to Grant, Ms. Emma comes to have a conversation with him. After she asks Jefferson how he is feeling, he doesn’t even respond or act like she’s there(pg 136), showing how much Jefferson in entrenched into the idea of not finding value in himself. Furthermore, on page 130, while Jefferson talks up to Grant, he tries to anger him by insulting his girlfriend and testing his patience.
There were no formal textbooks found on the topic, so Carnegie took it upon himself to find out how to do just that by interviewing people such as inventors, political leaders, movie stars and other successful people. He asked them about the techniques they used in their interactions with others and how it made people like them. It started as a small postcard of rules and eventually grew into an entire book. There is no shortage of success stories from people who followed, even just a few, of the rules provided. Using the principles don’t criticize, condemn, or complain, give honest and sincere appreciation, and arouse in the other person an eager want, I will try to get my roommate to clean up after herself in the dorm.
The speech was definitely well thought out and incredibly said. He did an meticulous job stating that he was not settling for less than the looters and washington men backing off, so he and the other industrialist could take over. John addressed many different points throughout the course of the speech but a few subjects he expressed were desires, knowledge and choices. The small part of the speech that appeared fascinating and true was when John spoke about living life, and man not being able to live unless he can think for himself.
For starters, Danny is raised in silence by his father, who is the leader of the Hasidic Jews, and expects Danny to be his heir. This is a major theme in the book, as Reuven, who talks freely with this father, does not understand how Danny can live when his father only talks to him when they are studying the Talmud. Later in the novel, Danny explains to Reuven how he could live with the silence and how it helped him understand his religion better. He says: “[My father] taught me with silence . .
His emotions starts to set in and he has no idea what to do at first. Roderick uses this to pull the reader into the book some more and show how one would truly feel in this type of situation. “Something definite emerged and connected, as if hidden,” this emotion that Gordon and Williams portrays uses this as a hook to show what the reader needs to know (Gordon 235). Will gains the truth about his real family and has no idea what to feel. Here the authors show development of Will’s character by having the truth be brought out.
The man only cares about the end result: winning and claiming the baby as his to take. This man’s selfishness led to the end of this relationship. This story explains and makes clear how important communication is in a relationship. The man communicated little, even in the middle of an argument. In a relationship, the parties involved should always be sharing their thoughts, opinions, and feelings.
At the start of the novel Marcelo couldn’t express his feeling or opinion to anyone, especially to Wendell. He evades conversation about Jasmine with Wendell. However throughout his journey Marcelo learned to express his emotions, he became mature and independent through facing struggles. The writer shows the theme coming of age more clearly throughout quotes of Marcelo “I will not ask Jasmine to come on a boat ride with you” The contrast in Marcelo’s action shows how Marcelo changed throughout the novel as he grown up able to express his opinion and follow his conscience. “ “No” I looked into Wendell’s face when I said this and see his pupil widen with surprise” the reaction of Wendell also support the theme by expressing the theme clearly.