The book The Great Gatsby written by F.Scot Fitzgerald, shows that there are illusions and corruption that dominates Gatsby. The illusions are created by different characters throughout the book. There seems to be a repeated factor within the concept of illusions and that is Gatsby. Gatsby is the center of all the illusions in the novel. Gatsby’s lies to ultimately get to his ultimate dream which is being with daisy and Losing this illusions of being with daisy means that Gatsby would have no purpose to lie and deceive other characters in the book.
In conclusion, “A streetcar named Desire” by Tennessee Williams, uses characterization of the main characters to convey theme of the desire and how it can influence and change someone’s personality. Because of the situations and arguments the characters get in, Williams is able show how desperate the characters are to get what they want. Stanley was willing to put his wife and his baby’s lives at risk, only to prove that he was the man of the house. Blanche ruined her chance of getting married because her promiscuous past caught up with her. Tennessee Williams uses his upbringing to show the theme of male versus female in many of his plays and it especially shows in “A streetcar named Desire”.
Everybody has desires that constantly weigh over their heads, pushing them to be diligent in all their endeavors, but what would you do if you knew that one day you would no longer have the opportunity to fulfill these desires? Everybody lives their lives so focused on the end goal that they are oblivious to the world around them, and the sad part is that in some cases the end goal is unattainable or never reached because the person dies. In In Cold Blood, Truman Capote utilizes symbolism and descriptive diction to tell his readers Perry’s wants and wishes. Throughout this subchapter the reader is able to learn more about how Perry feels in the moments after the Clutter family murder. The reader learns that Perry wishes he was loved by others
However, this quote speaks directly to the idea of natal alienation in society. Natal alienation goes directly to the heart of the problem with the misunderstandings in the play. There is a sense of loss of ties between the both the ascending and descending generations in the play. This type of alienation from formal history, blood, and religion created a detachment from the culture and belief systems of the past. Therefore, the slave was used as the ultimate human “tool” such as to be as disposable as a wrench when no longer needed.
“Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing Himself.” Leo Tolstoy is correct about how we like to blame others before we see each other. However In “The Crucible” by Arthur Miller. There are Dramatic changes in many characters and their journies. One of the hardest lessons in life is letting go.
Though this theme is well supported the down side is,the difference between these two is that, in “A Rose for Emily” in the middle of all this tragedy she tried to work through it, but then decided that she couldn’t and in “The Outsiders” Dally did not even try to work through his loss he just reacted without even considering the fact of living through his loss. Likewise the authors in both stories show imagery,use metaphors,similes and personification to hook people into their storey. The imagery written by the authors is used because they want you to feel bad for the characters,the similes are used to make you think more, and the metaphors in both stories allow you to laugh and feel bad for the characters. Also both stories use a hook to grab the reader 's attention both stories have a lot of things in common and these craft moves are just a few of the things that make these two so similar. Although, “A Rose for Emily” and “The Outsiders” do have many similarities, including with craft,they do have some differences.
In modern-day life people often have their ups and downs of having power and losing it all. This is a key element in life, which is why many art forms choose to use it as their basis of writing. Literature often shows power and powerlessness through heroes and villains. However, author James Baldwin brings the battle of having and losing power through ordinary people’s life experiences. In the short story, Sonny’s Blues, written by James Baldwin examines the idea of how the desire to have power or control leads to having no power at all through the plot, characters, and setting.
The characters in F. Scott Fitzgerald 's novel The Great Gatsby are all examples of how people deal with the real world. Some face it head on, and accept that life isn’t the greatest, but it’s the life we’re given and we just have to accept it. Others know that the real world is going on around them, but burry themselves in luxuries to distract themselves. Some don 't even face the real world, and just live in a fantasy.
Though the characters in the play seem to believe and to be completely convinced that something greater, such as “fate,” is controlling them, they only choose to do so since they do not want to take responsibility for the actions they have done. Throughout the play, Shakespeare argues between fate and free will acting upon the characters. Early in the play, the chorus immediately introduces the readers to a pair of “star-crossed lovers,” who later take their lives as quoted in the Prologue. The role of fate in the play is described to the reader as a “greater power” that’s complied within the characters and that is out of their reach and already “written in the stars.”
Gatsby carried unrealistic imagination in mind despite to his nature born in the low status of the society. Gatsby-himself must have faced many difficult challenges ahead in the society life to passed the self-limit to achieving his fantasy dream. As the author borrowed Nick’s narration in the story to illustration the characterization "His parents were shiftless and unsuccessful farm people--his imagination had never really accepted them as his parents at all.” (.98).
Though many try to obtain free will, this difficult task often results in defeat. In the novels, Breakfast of Champions by Kurt Vonnegut and Brave New World by Aldous Huxley, the characters’ lives are predetermined; thus, driving them into mental instability. A predetermined life acts as a catalyst for mental deterioration. The protagonists suffer from depression as a result of their predetermined lives, as well as, the characters blindly obey their controllers, and have a longing to break free from being controlled. A study was conducted and determined that, “feeling trapped is a direct experience and symptom of inner passivity.
Everyone wants to live a life they do not have. Some people want to be rich, while others want to travel the world and never work a day in their lives. In order to live the lives they do not have, many people create their own fantasies. Tennessee Williams’ Streetcar Named Desire demonstrates Blanche and Stella’s lives as a lie, leading each woman to come face to face with their own realities realizing they will never live the lives they wish to live.