Wilkins 2 Another example of dramatic irony is when both, Lysander and Demetrius, fell in love with Helena. At first, Helena has been in love with Demetrius, but he was in love with Hermia. Lysander was also in love with Hermia, and she loved him back. Helena has been always jealous of Hermia because she got all the guys (Shakespeare I.I. 226-243).
Immorality and Deception in The Great Gatsby The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald exhibits villainous human nature through the main character, Jay Gatsby. Since his past relationship with Daisy Buchanan and having not seen her in many years, Gatsby has developed an obsession with regaining her attention and rekindling their relationship. In order to accomplish this, he portrays a lavish lifestyle and makes himself seem like an ideal man: wealthy and wise.
No matter what he does, upper-class people still look down on him. It also shows that at that time, no matter how much wealth you have, birth can never changed .Highborn people always enjoy more rights and higher status. This is Gatsby's sad and it is also his tragedy. Daisy is the source of all the tragedy in Gatsby’s life.
When Romeo fell in love with Juliet he had no idea what her name was. He was blinded by her beautiful looks that he missed the important fact that she was a Capulet. Romeo does not even learn who she is until it’s too late. He learns the name of Juliet Capulet after they have fallen for one another and kissed not once but twice. Romeo asks a question about the way he feels “Did my heart love till now?”
He made the mistake of making his happiness depend on her and could not accept the fact that she once loved Tom. As wonderful as man as Gatsby is, he is very deceitful to others of who he really is and tries to control everything. Gatsby is a man stuck in the past and with every day that passes, he gets sucked in even deeper into the abyss. Even though Tom and Gatsby had very different upbringings and live their lives completely different, in a way they are the same person. Neither one of them will admit their wrongdoings and are to self-absorbed into themselves to see what is going on around them.
Odysseus, married to Penelope, says himself “...then, at last, I mounted Circe’s gorgeous bed…”(10.386). Over the course of a year, he betrayed his wife, delayed his journey, and lost all the integrity he has ever had. If it wasn’t for his comrades dragging him off the island, this affair could have been even longer. Cheating on his wife shows who Odysseus really is, and not telling her once he got home makes it even worse. He will spend the rest of his life living a lie to his supposed one and only love.
All through their short marriage, Heathcliff rebuffs Isabella set up of Edgar, who he accepts has caused Catherine's diseases. His fundamental drive is his desire for Catherine and his aching for vindication. His pitiless treatment of Isabella drove her to inevitably abandon him and go to London, where she brought forth his child, Linton, and kicks the bucket. At the season of his introduction to the world, Heathcliff had no enthusiasm for recovering his child until twelve years after the fact. Upon his landing in Wuthering Heights, Heathcliff likewise begins to treat him horribly through disregard since he is fragile and powerless.
While Linda enabled him, Willy could not help himself too keep ruining the good opportunities he had and turning them into some factious reality. At Willy`s funeral Biff comes to the realization that his father had all the wrong dreams and visions of success. Willy`s only dream was the fake “American Dream” that people believe will happen overnight. Willy`s failed attempts and happiness bonded into one and played a part into him creating this false reality and persona that he was the best salesman and that he was well loved by everyone around him.
The following pages will discuss Huckleberry Finn, a very young kid that father was very abusive with no other family members to take care of him. These two older women tried to care for Huck by the name of Widow Douglas and Miss Watson, they tried to raise him the good old-fashioned way but Huck was too street smarts and hyper to listen to abide by the rules anyway, plus his drunken, despicable dad played a part in his action also. Huck was a fast thinker at all times he faked his death, after his dad tried to get the ladies to sell there slave by the name of Jim to give him money if they wanted to continue to raise Huck. After faking his death, he decided to go down the Mississippi River.
In life times are not always easy, sometimes the unexpected happens and you have to adapt accordingly. During these hard times, it shows who a person truly is on the inside. Many people panic and are not fit for tough situations, but others thrive in these situations. The kind of person who thrives, and are built for tough situations I think are the kind of people you should be friends with and surround yourself with. The fact that a persons true colors show during a crisis is shown in real life personal experiences, and also throughout most literature and movies.