He knows what is right and wrong but one example has been haunting him in his life. Now in a Puritan society, sin had to have been confessed publicly and they must bear their shame. This however goes against what the Word actually says and this is what created Arthur Dimmesdale as a character. He most likely has already repented to God but his guilt will not leave until he confesses it to his congregation and it leads him to other “ways” of repentance. Being reminded of his guilt 24/7 causes his his health to deteriorate to the point of death, possibly alluding to the fact that the wages of sin are death.
He paid homage to those friends because some of them passed away fighting and O’Brien wanted to show what made them special, especially because the men who fought and died in Vietnam often came home disrespected and ignored. Every story helped to shine light on the men who lost the fight. O’Brien went into incredible detail about what exactly made each man in his platoon special, especially if there was a story to lay to rest. By sharing these stories, themes of homage and sacrifice were explored as O’Brien hoped to explain what their friendship was and why it was so
As soon as Doodle is born the narrator shows a sense of disappointment and hatred towards his brother. One of the first signs of the narrator's feelings is in the third paragraph when he says “It was bad enough having an invalid brother, but having one who possibly was not all there was unbearable, so I began to make plans to kill him by smothering him with a pillow.” This shows that the narrator was disappointed and horrified of having a brother who would not be all there. It also shows that he was so embarrassed by his brother that he would even kill his brother so he wouldn't be embarrassed.
Pyle chose this organization for his article because the audience needed to be eased into the picture of death and destruction. Pyles builds ethos by showing himself to be sensitive to needs of the audience because he has to be gentle for the people of loved ones that’ll read his article with tears in their eyes. Pyles also uses examples of pathos in his article. He shares the sacrifices of all the soldiers he is seeing upon the beach shore, all while honoring them. Ernie Pyle is currently in shock as he was walking down the beach
“With anger that had been brewing all day, he attacked him and started hitting him hard in the face with his bare fists. Peter was no match, and soon Cole had pounded him bloody. A dozen students stood watching. When Peter tried to escape, he tripped and fell to the ground. Cole jumped on him again and started smashing his head into the sidewalk” (8).
By examining pride’s role in “The Scarlet Ibis” and in real life, it is evident that pride can be dangerous and destructive. In “The Scarlet Ibis”, the narrator’s pride ultimately caused the death of his brother and brought him pain and suffering. Since the narrator was only motivated by his selfish pride, he kept pushing Doodle harder and harder, without regard for his brother’s feelings or well-being. If he had acted out of love instead of pride, he would have been gentle and compassionate when he helped his brother, therefore preventing his death.
What can happen to the rest of one's emotions once a survival instinct takes over is astonishing. Eliezer’s sick father, Shlomo, was the only link he had back into his past, his good life. Also Shlomo was a burden to Elie. Whenever Elie started admitting that his father was a burden, he caught himself and stopped because he felt ashamed and guilty. When his father finally died of Dysentery, Elie found himself doing the unthinkable, he had abandoned his father like the Rabbi’s son did to him.
He doesn’t want to give them the only thing that makes him who his name. He doesn’t want to disgrace his family name and hurt them for generations to come. This is an example when it says in the definition “ He is then able to accept his death with honor.” In conclusion John Proctor is the perfect example of a tragic hero. He committed adultery and in a sense, ended up dying because of it.
Finally, good Wes has gain familiarity after writing this novel but so much more happened. Social factors that set the Wes’ apart is religion, education and family. Closer to the end of the novel good Wes is on an airplane and when he was about to jump out he brought up that he was praying to God. Which would allow one to believe that Wes was a religious boy. Where bad Wes got a tattoo that was meant to mock God, and made it very clear that God never helped him which means that he must not be real.
Creon was told exactly what would happen if he did not undo his actions now he did but when he was first presented with the prophecy he rejected it and in doing so disrespected the gods so then the prophecy was fulfilled. This is another reason why Creon is the tragic hero. To sum up, Creon is the tragic hero of antigone. Creon is the tragic hero of Antigone because Through Creon 's strong pride he brings doom upon himself and his family.
Lyssa Danehy De Hart once said “Every moment offers us choices. Choose wisely because the choices you make, make you “. This quote is true in the case of officer Slabinski who made a wrong choice which made him comes across as negligent and a coward in the eyes of others. Till this day officer Slabinski regrets what he has done but still feels that there was nothing he could do in the place he was in.
Book Conflicts “Some things can be Fixed. Some things are just too broken” Susan Vaught expressed this through the main character “Jersey” In her book Trigger. Jersey is trying to correct his past mistakes by regaining his friend ships, figuring out why he attempted suicide and figuring out who he was before. These three conflicts are what Jersey is faced with the most but does everything to fix them.
Later on in the interview Paxton says: ‘I would never try and harm anybody’. That is a huge red flag. By him saying that, I believe he most definitely did commit the offences which are in question. He might not have tried to, or even had the intention to harm him but he did. It’s the same as me saying I didn’t mean to harm a baby by dropping it on its head, but it happened regardless and I would have to face the consequences.
“Then he made the journey to Enugu and found another miracle waiting for him”(390). Jonathan
George has realized that sometimes things in life change the way you dream and think George did the right thing by killing Lennie. Hope can only get you so far because although Lennie had hope that does not mean he had changed. This was the right thing for George to do because he did not want his best pal suffering getting killed by someone else. George did this deed because Lennie was dangerous and he kept making the same mistakes over and over again. Lennie could not help himself because of his mental disability.