While the conflict of individual vs. self is resolved in this story, the same conflict in “The Raven” is not so easily dismissed. In “The Raven”, the main character is stricken with grief and is beside himself with the loss of Lenore. Contrary to this poem, the short story “The Things They Carried” tells the story of Lieutenant Cross dealing with the guilt of being responsible for the loss of his comrade. Both these literary works share the common conflict of individual vs. self and use a variety of literary techniques to display the internal struggle. “The Raven” focuses more on symbolism and tone to provide the reader with a glimpse into the mindset of a man stricken with the memories of a lost love.
Throughout the novel Paul seems to leave his emotions behind in order to survive. One of the major conflicts of the novel is Paul deciding if it's better to be more human or subdue his emotions to live. For example, in chapter nine after Paul is able to leave the hole he shared with Gerard Duval, he quickly returns to his normal self. His lack of emotion is vital to his survival because if he had been overly emotional after Duval's death he probably wouldn't have survived the shell fire in the next chapter. Even when he went home Paul had to pretend that the war wasn't so bad
Hemingway shows the reader almost instantly that he is a man, at least in the sense of his knowledge and sense of control. The man doesn’t seem to care about Jig or the unborn child but instead he seems to care about what happens to himself. “I’ll love it. I love it now but I just can’t think about it. You know how I get when I worry,” as if to make her understand his actions through a simple guilt of him worrying (59, Hemingway).
From Sleep Unbound and The Waiting Years are two novels that are very different in their structure and their portrayal of events and characters. The differences between these novels are especially prominent in their closing chapters, although the authors of both the novels each use the final chapter of their books in a striking and effective manner. Although both Enchi and Chedid use the closing chapters to show a reversal of the role of husband and wife and of patriarchal systems they do so in a different manner, both achieving novels that are captivating to the very last. The foreshadowing of the fate of characters is used very successfully in From Sleep Unbound, where the plot of the novel comes full circle from where it begins; however, in contrast to this The Waiting Years achieves a just as affecting ending without the employment of this technique. In the opening chapter of From Sleep Unbound the ending is very obviously foreshadowed compelling the reader to read on and understand the confused nature of the opening chapter, interestingly the beginning of the book is where the novel ends.
Hemingway's story however is written with a sense of mystery. Of the many techniques a writer may use to create a short story, the ones that add to the reader's enjoyment most in these stories are: the key themes, characters and the moods in relation to the time line of the story. Joyce and Hemingway use these differently however they have both created enjoyable texts.  Both authors have created their stories in different ways, however there are some similarities. Joyce's 'An Encounter' is written in first person, from the point of view of the protagonist, creating a more personal effect for the reader.
Richi, however, tells him, “Wasn’t your fault, man.”, this show that Richi is calming his squad down. (Myers, 132) When Richi returns home, he realizes that he cannot be the same person ever again. He is still too poor to attend college. At the beginning of the novel he was naïve and unsure of himself. However, as he entered the army, the war experience changed him and he lost his naivety, but kept his determination and gained insight into the nature of
Although, he is disillusioned by his injury, he still is cognizant about the unproductiveness of the Lost Generation. In chapter two, he says to Cohn, “You can’t get away from yourself by moving from one place to another. There’s nothing to that” (19). He does
I believe that the reason he alienated himself is to not get hurt, be in a conflict, go through change or have the pain of losing someone. In the novel he talks about losing his brother and I think that is what triggered him to stay in a “safe distance” from the people around him. Also, before his date with Sally he decided to take a walk throughout the Natural History Museum. He described how he liked how everything stayed the same. This shows how he does not know how to deal with conflict, confusion, and change.
Though the story of ‘A farewell to arms’ is primarily centred around the life of Lieutenant Henry and his personal experience and point of view during the war, we are also presented with an insight into the experiences and perspectives of his fellow soldiers during the war. This perspective showing that it is a common scenario of men to be involved in these dangerous games of love, seduction and courtship. In contrast to this example, that it is a common thing among men to be involved in these dangerous games; the priest a friend of Lieutenant Henry presents a difference to not create a generalization of men. As he isn’t involved in the
Henry admits he didnâ€™t want to fall in love with her, but ince they <br>rarely argue. eath. He notices because of his love he has become gentle. <br>When he deserts and returns to Catherine he finds comfort, order, and courage. He says, <br>foreshadowing the end of their love, â€œIf people bring so much courage to this world the <br>world has to kill them to break them, so of course it kills them.â€.