Goodness and nobility is determined by an individual’s morality and their willingness to follow a virtuous path in their life. It is also determined by the ability of an individual to acknowledge their shortcomings and become more self-aware. In The Crucible by Arthur Miller, John Proctor is a good man as he showcases righteous morals and principles. This is shown, as he ends his affair with Abigail, protects his wife and his friends’ wives, and dies to preserve his integrity and honour. First, John Proctor shows his goodness, by refusing the physical advances of Abigail, who wishes to continue their love affair.
Rick Riordan also has proved that he is good because of his quote ,”A kind act is almost as powerful as a sword.” This is great because he is showing that kindness is important. Also, he is showing that repeating others is bad, be a leader, not a follower, in the quote, “Where's the glory in repeating what others have done.” This is influential because he is showing that even
This part of the theory is the ability to make important decisions keeping in mind the positive and negative parts of human nature, and effectively deal with life’s unpredictability. Papa Smurf exhibits this with his leadership skills. He does not rely on scare tactics to rule his smurfs, but instead he relies on love, and this makes him a
He is objective and has the subjective information of Utterson. Even if Utterson might not be the best source of information, it is still possible to trust him, because the narrator does provide enough evidence for him to be trustworthy. For example, the narrator tells us that Utterson truly cares about Jekyll’s welfare, even before he knows something about Hyde. Otherwise, the story would have ended in a blink of an eye if due to the fact that the narrator follows Utterson investigation. Furthermore, the story is unbelievable because he
Man is undoubtedly kind hearted because they will always help others who are down and in worse condition than themselves. Man is instinctively selfless as well. They will put their protection and safety in jeopardy to ensure the well being of another individual. The nature of man is kind hearted and selfless. Others will argue that humans are actually selfish, and only do good for personal gain.
Material things are one of the factors people liked, it never fails to make someone happy. Claiming Petey Bellows is one of the people whom is a materialistic person. In short story, Petey would never want to go out of style, he just always wanted to be in what’s trending. On the other hand the narrator is way different that Petey, he’s an intelligent and keen fellow, and he’s more or being rational, he takes life reasonable and don’t wasted things for shallow reasons. For Petey as being materialistic guy, he said that he would do anything to get what he wants, he pertains to the racoon coat which the big men on campus wore, so in that case, since the narrator has what he wants, he thought that he could use his father’s coat just to have a deal with pity, since he wanted it badly, in order for the narrator to have the girl as an exchange.
He is stubborn, and his pride is so great, he cannot bring himself to acknowledge that he could ever wrong. King Creon also possessed the character trait of being very strict and inflexible, even though his character may have brought protection, or a sense of safety among the Theban people, even when his. When Creon is talking to Teiresias, he thinks that he is being paid off. He does not want to believe he could be wrong about Antigone. Creon even says, “Whatever you say, you will not change my will.” Creon also has a self-righteousness and cockiness, a feeling a he is
This is a terrific example of him just trying to protect himself and his reputation depending on the majority 's opinions. It is without any doubt that Reverend Parris only cares about himself and his own standing rather than the people’s needs. Judge Danforth is a man who came about this name through his own pride and overall reputation. In The Crucible Judge Danforth is only guided by what he thinks God wants him to accomplish. Danforth
Jesus is saying blessed are they who are without worldly ambition and who feel themselves spiritually bankrupt. He is not though teaching that poverty in itself is a blessing but poverty in the spirit in the sense of humility is a help rather than a hindrance of citizenship in his Kingdom. Jesus knew very well man's tendency to pride; pride of knowledge, pride of achievement, pride of character, pride of virtue, and all the rest of things man takes pride in. So he begins with a beatitude which is of primary and fundamental importance to the Kingdom. He proclaimed blessed are those who have succeeded in slaying pride.
By never breaking any laws he feels that he is in some way perfect, always operating between the lines. Just as Maimonides feels that it is important to discern the true from the false, Javert does the same with good and evil. It is Javert’s belief that if a person breaks the law, no matter the circumstances, they are a bad person. His idea of a good
The father of the narrator, Atticus Finch, has become a model of morality for many readers, as well as an example of an honest lawyer. He shows human courage, which gives us the idea that Atticus is a common and inconspicuous man he is represented from the eyes of the children, who are getting some heat from all his actions. There is an idea in the novel that children have a sense of justice and become prejudice only under the influence of others. This idea comes from a lawyer Atticus, a man of honor, who is doing good although he isn’t expected to. His arguments for heroism are “I wanted you to see what real courage is, instead of getting the idea that courage is a man with a gun in his hand.