I implore them with my eyes: Speak to me –take me up –take me, Life of my Youth…A terrible feeling of foreignness suddenly rises up in me, I cannot find my way back” (Remarque, 272). This only compounds his alienation from civilian life, nothing was the same, he was away from the trenches, but still lay in them. All that Paul knew and loved before had become useless to him, none is needed in battle, therefore was forgotten. Remarque invokes an end for Paul in chapter 12 of the novel, he, the last soldier alive out of his troop of seven men. Germany became desperate and revolts as the war comes to an end.
“As he wept for a way home, since the nymph was no longer pleasing him. By nights he would lie beside her, of necessity, in the hollow caverns, against his will, by one who was willing, but all the days he would sit upon the rocks, at the seaside, breaking his heart in tears and lamentation and sorrow as weeping tears he looked out over the barren water”. This quote clearly shows that Odysseus is missing his wife Penelope. He is crying over the fact they haven’t been together for so long. “There, shedding tears Odysseus went unnoticed by all the others, but Alkinoǒs alone understood what he did and noticed, since he was sitting next to him
In the book, he feels unwanted in many situations, mainly with his mother, Kerry, who has abandoned him numerous times. His mother, Kerry, one of the major issues of Carl’s life, deserted her family every so and then to leave for countless vacations, her children never understood the reason why. Although, this time when Carl’s mother left, she never came back, Carl would wonder if she ever loved him, this had brought up the matter of ‘neglect’. This problem of renunciation is shown in the quote:”...I’m angry. All the time it was that one fear.
As the stars disappear one by one, Akhtar leads us away from the path…” (85). Mada-jan and Habib have died, and Baba-jan and Nur are gone, so Najmah is feeling very disconnected from her family, and the stars are used by the author to show that. Najmah has lost the bond with her family, and the and the author uses the detail of “the stars disappearing one by one” to show that. (SIP-B) When Nusrat does not feel bonded with her family, the author describes the stars in harsh or unappealing ways. (STEWE-1) When Nusrat lost Margaret, she felt she had no special relationships with anyone, and that she had no bond with her family.
Firstly, regarding the view of people on Miss Emily, they seem to pity her, firstly by the fact that she could not fulfill her womanhood by marriage, and then by the death of her father. They also often relate the pity and loneliness with madness. This is clearly reflected in “That was when people had begun to feel really sorry for her. People in our town, remembering how old lady Wyatt, her great-aunt, had gone completely crazy at last” (Faulkner 80). By the time she reaches thirty years old, and still unmarried, the people in the town seem to accept that she will never be married, and assume that she would become crazy like some other members of the community.
Most people spend their whole life with their family through tough and easy times. After the next hour Pi’s family will all be dead. He has no idea how any of this happened, and will never know. Imagine losing your whole family and never knowing why or how, this alone can cause mental breakdowns and stress. Most people can 't handle this, now imagine spending 224 days at sea, that alone can be a mental journey.
She feels ashamed that she allowed that to happen even though there was nothing she could do. Disappointed that she cheated on her “boyfriend” August who was never actually more than a friend and that she was never able to reunite with her father. In the end she wasn’t able to make it on to the lifeboat with her child. She floats in the ocean becoming one with with the “shame (that was) all around me now.” (606) Finally Alfred describes “fear is hunter” (33) (609) due to the fact that Alfred would like to do daring and bold things but fear always holds him back. He pretends to hold a big position as one of the lead crew members when in actually he is nothing.
She displays herself towards her family as if she was an uncaring wife to Christofers dad and also an uncaring mother. In the quote “I said that I wanted to explain to you why I went away when I had the time to do it properly. Now I got the time. I was not a very good mother. And then you and me had that argument.” his mother made it seem like she abandoned the family and was careless towards her son.
Because he went to wars and left his wife alone at home. He shouldn’t have done that. He didn’t take care of his wife and he left his wife crying lonely for the lost of him. Who do you think the author felt was the hero in the Odyssey--Penelope or Odysseus? Explain.
She refused that her father died and became mad. She isolated herself from the rest of the town causing them to wonder if she’ll ever leave home again. Like the story “A Worn Path” Phoenix too had her own issues which people have seen as mad. She believes that her grandson is still alive. Although the difference between the two would be the type of character they are.