Kak also feels guilty about Donny’s death. Donny was killed during an op, and before he left, Kak speaks to him and is unable to convince him not to go. Donny also shows some of these symptoms; especially when he gives away his car. Donny gives away all of his things before he goes out on his last op; as if he is expecting his death. He also talks to Kak about his nightmares, when asked by Kak what they were about he replies with, “Kid, you don’t want to know,” Kak witnesses Donny screaming in his sleep, “At the other end of the hut, an airman tossed and muttered in his bed.
He does this until he falls ill with radiation sickness and is left very weak and tired. This caused him to need lengthy hospital stays. The bomb didn’t affect Father Wilhelm too much because he was already physically a bit weak from the wartime diet. He decided to become a Japanese citizen and changed his name to Father Makoto Takakura. This change pleasantly surprised the Japanese because they originally saw him as a threat.
“I was afraid that I would still love you,” Ender told Valentine (Scott Card, 237). Ender is telling Valentine that he would be in danger if he still loved her, but he is saying that he doesn’t have this feeling anymore that’s why he is back on earth, and he will no longer kill others to save those he loves on earth like Valentine. He says he doesn’t have the same feeling anymore because he is afraid of going back to the battle school and fight them. So, from that we conclude Valentine was a reason why Ender went to the battle school and decided to destroy an entire species to save her. His fear of losing her made him go back to the battle school again and defeat the buggers to protect
He is so enraged by this traitorous act against not only himself but his beloved wife and son that he is ready to fly off the handle and end the treachery. If this event had occurred before Book XX, Odysseus most likely would have impulsively jumped into action and slaughtered the evildoers. But he doesn’t do this. Instead, he “mutter[s] to himself” (XX, 17). He takes counsel with himself and considers his actions before he prematurely reacts.
He was originally draft to be a flight surgeon but selfishly denied the request by fabricating a claim that he was unfit for military service. This conclusion established after his self diagnostic, in which he discovered that he was a helplessly bedridden amputee with rheumatoid arthritis. In reality Doc Daneeka simply can’t stand flying and did that in an effort to get himself out of the war. In his head all he thinks about is “Why Me?” Throughout the book he continuously talked about how unfair it was that he had to leave his career plan to engage in the war. Even when confronted by one of his patient's’ ailment, he belittles their catastrophe and re shines the light on the fact that he left his work as a doctor to come to the war.
Fathers are willing to go to extreme lengths to ensure that their son will not take over their place as ruler. In How the World and Mankind Were Created, Cronus is willing to get rid of his children in order for his reign to last longer, thus creating tense father/son relationships. In the beginning, Cronus eats his children because he is scared that they will overpower and dethrone him in the future. “He had good cause to do so, for Cronus had learned that one of his children was destined someday to dethrone him and he thought to go against fate by swallowing them as soon
He was tired of the mind games he had to endure. Frederic was mistaken for someone he was not, and was very critical of how young soldiers minds only focused on their own glory.The internal conflict within Frederic to escape the war drove him to dive into the river and strip the stars from his uniform. This external conflict quote was an example of human versus human. The ambulance drivers found themselves in a situation where their vehicle was stuck in the mud and men refused to follow orders to push it out. Soldiers began to flee the area for fear of approaching enemy.
Yossarian is a complex character, which throughout the novel is fighting many different wars, literally and figuratively: referring to the actual war, his colonels and the problematic bureaucratic corruption amongst officials in the military. Yossarian fights missions waiting to go home after he has completely his quota, however he constantly has his quota increased by a corrupt colonel Cathcart, who forces him to continue fighting in the war and flying extra missions. Yossarian fears death and this becomes one of the main reasons he does not want to fight in war any longer. Due of the extension of his quota, Yossarian sees death all around him and he is eventually consumed with the idea and the inevitability of it. After witnesses so much
Later on, Iago implores Roderigo,"Wear thy good rapier bare,/ and Put it home: Quick, quick; fear nothing;/ I’ll be at thy elbow"(V.i.2-4) Iago encourages Roderigo to assassinate Cassio, because he promised Othello that he would eliminate Cassio ,but Iago is not the type of character to get his hands dirty so he gets Roderigo to do the deep for him. Also Iago promises to be right Roderigo his side the whole way but after the fight he instead kills Roderigo to prevent him from leaking how Iago orchestrated the whole affair, which illustrates how despicable of a person Iago is. Iago's manipulation of Roderigo ultimately ends in disaster because Roderigo is dead ,and Iago has gained nothing while ruined everyone's
Mercutio is then killed under the arm of Romeo. Romeo quite literally gets in the way and Mercutio doesn’t see the sword coming. If Romeo had thought about the possible consequences, he may have realized that that would have been a poor decision before he committed it. The death of Mercutio, however, enrages Romeo
The sense of dread felt in each individual was what many more would soon feel. The sense of cruelty that these men had to lie to them may have been even worse though. The planes continued to pick up speed and move towards the terrorists intended destination, but the civilians, with hope, were not expecting it to be anything but the runaway from which they had so recently taken off