He feels hated and ugly for much of his childhood, but after meeting Arthur, he trains his hardest to overcome his appearance and become the greatest knight in the entire world. In most versions in the tale of king Arthur, Sir Lancelot is depicted as a handsome, charming man. But in the once and future king, he is ugly and deformed. This leaves room for much more character development, but he finds this difficult due to his inner contradictions, “For one thing, he liked to hurt people. It was for the strange reason that he was cruel, that the poor fellow never killed a man who asked for mercy, or committed a cruel action which he could have prevented.” (White 339) All of these strange feelings contradicting each other inside him cause him to have a lot of problems growing and changing.
He is a “smiling fireman.” Many of the characters like Mildred and Beatty conform to the government because it is the way this society lives. Individuality is not accepted in this society because it causes conflicts with one another. The government excluded any kind of individuality one has, and does not put up with any kind of knowledge that could influence critical literacy. In Fahrenheit 451 conformity is the motto of this society, the people are distracted with certain simple things like TV and racing car. Then there is the character Clarisse who is spontaneous and curious.
The Giver Lois Lowry Hey, do you use your rights? The Giver by Lois Lowry is a book about a boy in a futuristic society who learns what his world was really like. When people think about the Giver they think of a very bad book because critics say that this book is bad and inappropriate but it 's really not. This book has a lot of very amazing moments that anyone can connect to. It has a moral lesson about that no one can keep any man or woman in a world with no pain or feelings because it 's not ethical.
Jem makes a snowman, intending it to look like Mr. Avery. However, Atticus disapproves, knowing that the snowman would cause Mr. Avery to be upset. “Atticus suggested that Jem hone down his creation’s front a little, swap a broom for the stovewood, and put an apron on him” (90). Jem is shown to be immature; he does not look at the consequences of his actions. When he realizes them because of Atticus’ words, he problem solves, changing parts of the snowman.
Have you ever been so ashamed of who you are associated with, that you push them past their own physical limits for your own good? In the short story, The Scarlet Ibis, by James Hurst makes you think about what is truly from the goodness of the brother character’s heart or if he is just being selfish. Ever since Doodle was born, he had no hope from anyone. Brother was the first one to look past his disabilities and see that he had the potential to be normal. Although Brother has to care for Doodle and teach him how to walk, run, swim, and row, it was only because he was sick of giving all of his personal time to the little disabled boy who could not walk.
His family found the timing to be inconvenient and only a select number of people attended the ceremony. This is another way that Tristan is trying to deal with the grief that he has been handed in life. His reasoning for becoming married is that he could make a son that would replace his brother, Samuel. Tristan knew that this move was a selfish one, but he could not fathom anything else. He was crazy in love and the sad fact was that it was only because of the stress caused of his brother dying.
This concept of persuasion can be dangerous or helpful. Someone who has the ability to persuade has a kind of power and as with power comes great responsibility. Throughout the book, what comes out of the persuasion most often ends
King Richard thought like a man instead of a king and this lead him to not only losing his tittle, but his credibility. In the first place, one of the reasons for his downfall was his lack of sympathy towards the poor. King Richard saw himself as God’s representation and thus did not bother to
Oedipus’ flaw was that he was stubborn and his ego was hyper-inflated. Wynne’s flaw was that he cared more about others that he did himself. Whether Wynne went to the superchampionship or not Sharice still would have died. Wynne suffered more than he deserved because he was just a child that wanted a better life for his family. He was doomed from the very beginning as his home was toxic and the only person he had any reasonably normal relationship with.
After watching Myrtle get hit by a car, Wilson spirals into a depression fueled by madness, and although he eventually killed Gatsby out of revenge, George Wilson remains on of the more moral characters in Fitzgerald’s work. Wilson lived his life as a man of God, holding onto his values above all else, and when those morals failed him, he lost all sense of who he was. Those who hold a high standard of morals, such as George Wilson, often have more to lose, and as a result don’t handle tragedy well. Moral individuals in the lower classes have less to fall back on, and therefore more to lose. This can often lead to them not handling tragedy well, because they feel as though their morals have failed them.