¬¬¬¬Both Charley and Willy work as salesmen, however Charley represents what Willy desired to become – successful. Charley’s humility leads to his success, and the contrast of these two characters highlights Willy’s arrogance and impracticality. Charley is humble, realistic, and knowledgeable. His self-confidence allows him to live a happy life without needing to boast. In contrast, Willy constantly brags about his life to boost his self-image.
1.-(B) The novel “Of Mice and Men” is not a tragedy because the protagonists weren’t important people to society. They were just a couple of individuals who only had each other and were hoping to achieve their dream of having a small piece of land for their own. “Guys like us, that work on ranches are the loneliest guys in the world.” ”We ain´t like that. We got a future” ”Because I got you to look after me, and you got me to look after you, and that’s why.” Page 13 and 14 2.- The Great Depression was the deepest and longest-lasting economic downturn in the history of the Western industrialized
Bertrand Russell once said, “The good life is one inspired by love and guided by knowledge.” This quote relates to Of Mice and Men, because George shows you how to live a life inspired by love, and knowledge. George and Lennie, are two displaced migrant ranch workers, that traveled together from place to place in California looking for jobs during the Great Depression. George and Lennie must work together through their differences to find a stable place to live. In the novel Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck, George teaches the reader valuable life lessons of responsibility, companionship, and determination. First, George shows a big role of responsibility in the novel Of Mice and Men.
Although Steinbeck shows sympathy for his characters, it doesn’t compel him to give the story a “happily ever after” ending. For example, George is a farmer with a good heart, but in the end he ends up shooting his best friend Lennie out of mercy. Steinbeck also contradicts poverty and minimal resources with friendship and dreams of having a better life. George and Lennie are traveling farmers searching for work, they don’t have a permanent home. However, they have a dream of owning their own farm and Lennie gets to tame the rabbits.
An unknown author once said, “All the hard work, all the sacrifices, all the sleepless nights, struggles, downfalls, it all pays off.” When the author said this quote, they meant that if you have a goal in life and you are trying to catch your dream. Your hardwork will pay off if you work for it. Never give up even if you are struggling it will pay off. In the book Where the Red Fern Grows by Wilson Rawls, he shows that Billy is very hardworking. Billy’s lack of giving up helps him stay determined.
Mccandless sense of self confidence while trying to find his identity helped him to progress in life, but was also his greatest downfall; Into the Wild demonstrates self confidence as not an unacceptable trait to have, but the significance of the negative or positive effects it can possess. Confidence played a big role in Mccandless life, so much that he created relationships with his family and other people that caused him to go on his adventures. Throughout this book Mccandless expresses his hate towards his parents. When he was old enough to realize that his dad had cheated on his mom this particular aspect changed him. He wanted nothing to do with his parents.
Hank’s optimism about technology is reflected in his work in Camelot where he uses technology to effect many of the lives in Camelot for the better by building roads, schools, and factories for Camelot. Hank is able to use this technology as a source of hope for the common people and nobility. On the other hand Merlin is distrustful of society, not because he believes it to be inherently bad, but because he believes technology to threaten his power. Prior to the arrival of Hank Merlin is very powerful amongst Camelotian society, but once Hank assumes Merlin's role his power diminished. Merlin is moreso jealous of Hank’s rise in Camelotian society, than he is angry about the rise of technology in Camelot.
Someday I’ll have my own business, and I’ll never have to leave home anymore” ( Miller 30 ). Because of his faith in the American Dream, he happily conforms to stereotypes within society and easily bows down to the pressure of society. However as his life starts to spiral out of control and he loses his job, he is forced to question the values of success and the idea that happiness can made possible by hard work and effort. Willy becomes conflict between his desire to conform and succeed in his society, and his despair over the fact that success seems unreachable which causes him to examine the very essence of the American
John Steinbeck has a specific type of character he depicts in his writing. George and Lennie in Of Mice and Men are a perfect example of this type of character. They are outcasts and do not live in high society which affects their ability to reach their dream. The American dream plays a key role for all the characters in Of Mice and Men; each of the characters has a specific dream; however, this causes some of them to be brought together and others torn apart. George has the biggest dream of all the characters in the book, and even though he is stuck with Lennie, he does not doubt that one day he will reach his dream.He is skeptical of the world.
While he, too, was emotionally neglected by his parents, he left the creature to a similar fate by choosing to abandon it. His desire for God-like abilities only served to increase the extreme effects of his actions. The central motivation for Frankenstein’s efforts in the novel Frankenstein was greed. He desires were focused solely upon bettering himself in many facets of his life. The first example of this presented in the piece was improving his status in society.
John Proctor, one of the main characters in The Crucible, is remorseful, candid, and industrial. He is very determined to make his farm as successful as possible. Proctor becomes truthful at the end when they want him to confess; moreover, he regrets what he did with Abigail Williams. His wife, Elizabeth Proctor, is not willing to condone the situation. There is always something that will be in the back of John Proctors mind throughout his life.
Tom and Jose are alike in many ways when it comes to work. Tom thought that if he bargains and lures the boys into wanting to whitewash the fence, he could get out of chores. They are both smart businessmen. While, Jose knew that his cousin, Arnie, would try to get over on him so he made sure that their deal was a seventy-thirty split since Jose completed all of the labor while Arnie “supervised” and found the jobs. Tom and Jose also appreciate things as well.
To the people in the upcoming generations this is a big step to the labor worker laws. These events set the stage for the better of our country, we always have to keep in mind that in the darkest times of this country arose prosperity many people suffered in harsh working conditions and now the present generation 's work with much safer work environments.this event wasn 't caused by carnegie as he wasn 't even factory as he set another man to take charge. Andrew carnegie was indeed a hero in the eyes of many. He was a man who just seeked fortune, but who also knew that money comes at a vs cost. He set the stage for a new generation of americans.
“Earth provides enough to satisfy every man 's needs, but not every man 's greed.” As humans, we work hard in order to have the greatest opportunity to succeed in life, which will fulfill our wants. F Scott Fitzgerald, author of The Great Gatsby, utilizes effective language and punctuation in the text, which helps him accomplish his purpose: Illustrate what material goods does to a society. From a rhetorical standpoint, examining logos, ethos, and pathos, this novel serves as a social commentary on how the pursuit of “The American Dream” causes the people in society to transform into greedy and heartless individuals. The Great Gatsby is a novel narrated by Nick Caraway, who ends up being Jay Gatsby’s true lone friend. Jay Gatsby is an
Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck illustrates the power in the use of symbolism to deliver an overall message on the hope of living the American Dream. The farm symbolizes the hope which leads to the indulgence of living “off the fatta the lan” (15). The dream farm is a necessity not a want in the lives of Lennie and George because they are so engraved in this dream farm that it has become the reason why they are friends, why they have hope for a better life, why they are enduring the obstacles that has cross their paths. While the illusion of reaching the American Dream and being able to control their lives as they reach it has a positive impact on the well being of Lennie and George, it is not a reality because there will always be a goal,