Curley’s wife confesses her loneliness of being stuck in the house all the time and to not liking Curley’s company. She becomes even more angry about the lie of the circumstances of Curley’s hand injury and it is now obvious that her and Curley’s relationship is extremely dysfunctional and probably emotionally damaging to the wife. In this novel Crooks possesses the majority of loneliness and discrimination. He has more possessions than anyone, because he is a permanent worker unlike the other workers who just come and go. Crooks has his own room which is connected to the barn, and is supposed to be a privilege.
His reserve had been always excessive and habitual.” This allows the the reader to understand that even his “so-called” friend was not open and trustworthy with him. Confinement and isolation has consumed the Usher ancestry line for centuries. Roderick belongs to an ancient family who has never put forth “an enduring branch” (Poe). This explains why Usher and Madeline are self consumed, rather than cordial and sociable. Roderick’s lack of communication with the outside world forces him to lose all sanity and become mad.
Another reason that Ellen feels isolated is of lack of communication with others this causes her to break down and eventually run away with the baby to try to get away from the storm "I'm so caged- if I could only break away and run". The character Ellen in the story "The Lamp at Noon" shows that she has feelings of sadness and feelings of isolation throughout the story and these feelings she cannot
The poet’s use of the kingfisher uses the bird in flight as a symbol for the freedom which Plath occasionally experienced when separated from her obsession with her father. Hughes encompasses his overall judgement about Plath in the final lines, “in the pit of red/.. But the jewel you lost was blue”; where he supports his argument that Plath was suffering, through the symbolism of the ‘pit of red’ which conjures images of hell. This contrasts with the symbolism of the ‘jewel of blue’ where the valuable nature of a jewel emphasises the value which Hughes places upon that aspect of Plath. As a result of comparing the different aspects of
Heaney describes the two youngsters being physically close but their hearts and minds force them to maintain an uncomfortable and awkward distance. They are as frantic to get together as a hawk wishes to get to its prey. The five stanza poem is purposely structured to have the three middle stanzas focus on the setting and how the atmosphere builds up. The beginning stanza depicts their extreme bashfulness when they meet where the last illustrate how their love has progressed. This is done by the repetition of “the embankment
The main goal is to escape the horrible chicken farm. When trying to achieve her goal, she shows great hope and trust. She is cautious about who she trusts, the wrong person or chicken. She shows great persistence and thinks widely about how to make the great escape. She is always communicating, giving the other chickens encouragement and hope.
Ellen does not get to enjoy the company of another and is often left alone; not even the company of her husband because he is occupied outside. Ellen compares her life to one in captivity, “ I’m so caged – if I could only break away and run – I stand like this all day. I can’t relax. My throat is so tight it aches –“ (Ross, 159). Ross is able to describe the immense loneliness that
Julian Reed Prof. Paul Spitale English 112 In the story “The Yellow Wallpaper” Gilman describes a woman that seems to be completely insane. She somehow does not fit society’s ideal of a woman. The narrator's relationship with her husband is very strained, and ultimately determined by the narrator's husband. Her husband always treated her like a little child. He did not allow her to express herself, and kept her locked away to a restricted room.
The poem is deeply personal for the same reason. “It has a kingliness, a right”. She is pleading with the man again, admiring the bird and stating that it belongs here, that they “trespass stupidly”. She celebrates the bird, admiring its majesty and colour, it’s almost as if she is admiring her marriage and the complexity of it. This poem is deeply personal and intense.
Angelou is a describing her feelings of racial discrimination. “The caged bird sings,” shows that no matter what, she always kept faith alive that she would one day become free. The caged bird was trapped, tied up, and wasn’t able to reach freedom. This implicates that the bird was being held back from freedom, because of the color of its skin. The fat worm and breeze symbolizes hope in this poem.