Suggesting that not only his father but other adults were unkind to him as a child as well, so he does not know how to handle the presence of children. When the grandmother begins to plead with him not to kill her she states that "she knows he is a good man and does not come from common blood" (O'Connor 192) he suggest sarcasm when he states " yes ma'am." "no finer people in the world." "daddy's heart was pure gold"( O'Connor 192). He is also contradictory because when asked by the Grandmother if the murder was a mistake, the Misfit knew it wasn't a mistake because "they had the papers on me" ( O'Connor 195).
Steinbeck then created the characters based on the people he met. In this novel John Steinbeck presents Curley out to be a slimy, nasty and a horrible bully due to his actions and the way he treats people. He has no respect for anyone but himself, especially women. He treats his wife llike dirt and often objectifies her as it is said in the novel he wear's a "glove fulla vaseline". He does this to keep his hand soft for his wife who he is using as a sexual object which is rather humulating for her.
And so Okonkwo was ruled by one passion – to hate everything that his father Unoka had loved. One of those things was gentleness and another was idleness (Chapter 2 Pg 3).” This quote shows the truth of how Oknonkwo was not really this cruel, tyrannical man. He lives his life in constant fear of being a failure the same as his dad. Who was very weak and considered lazy by his tribe. Even his father’s death has brought shame to Okonkwo.
At the end of every tragic play, the audience must feel pity or remorse for the deceased hero. This is also known as catharsis, which means purging of emotions. However these negative emotions are washed away because the tragic hero's death is an example of the axiom of true Puritan values. John Proctor, a character in Arthur Miller's The Crucible, is a classic tragic hero because he contains all the elements of a tragic hero such as hamartia, peripeteia, catharsis, and despite not being born into nobility, he possesses many noble characteristics. In The Crucible by Arthur Miller, John Proctor's fatal flaw was his overwhelming hubris that made him eventually succumb to his death.
Likewise, Kabuo distrusts his white neighbours so much that he refuses to cooperate with Art Moran’s investigation of Carl’s death. He has past experience of great prejudice and realises he must defend himself as no one else will trust a “jap”. His defensive mechanism however, which is to be still and proud, is culturally misinterpreted at his trail and instead he just appears cold and arrogant. Guterson suggests that prejudice runs in circles, with each biased action and attitude reinforcing prejudice. Characters that are surrounded by such resentments start to internalise them, allowing them to seep into other parts of their life.
This disability left him psychologically and morally lost, and takes his masculinity away from him. He cannot develop his relationship with Brett whom he truly loves, because he cannot physically satisfy her. This causes Jake to be troubled and have great shiftlessness. He is also annoyed with Cohn, who went on a trip to San Sebastian with Brett. He often enjoys seeing Cohn defeated by Mike, who is also jealous of Cohn.
Ivan was terrified when he found out that the people around him were acting that they like him and worrying about him. He regrets his days, and he felt that he is meaningless, for people don’t treat him truly. On the other hand, Kurosawa says that the meaning of life comes when one helps the other. Unlike Ivan, Watanabe experienced precious enlightenment. Watanabe has to realize
The audience is able to feel sympathy with Dante, the character, because he shows many emotions that the readers would also possess if they were in his position. For instance, Dante feels pity for a small number of the sinners in the poem. That is one of Dante's effective ways of creating connection and trust with the reader. After learning that the first sinners he met are in Hell because they are not baptized, he claims that "...great sadness seized..." his heart (canto IV). The audience can also relate to him because he feels anger towards the sinners who sinned dreadfully.
He allows himself to be distracted by his unbearable thoughts of Martha and he faces the idea that he loves the thought of Martha more than his men. Cross makes a personal sacrifice by burning the letters and pictures from Martha, so she can no longer distract him from protecting and leading his men. As a savior Cross takes on the guilt of losing two important men so that the others do not have to bear it. Lieutenant Cross is fully wracked with the guilt of occupying himself with his love for Martha. The guilt eats away at Cross and makes him want to be a better leader for his men like he should have been all along.
According to Brown, “The dramatist depicts incidents which arouse pity and fear for the protagonist [Antigone], then during the course of the action, he resolves the major conflicts, bringing the plot to a logic and foreseeable conclusion (Brown, para 5). The tragic hero in Antigone is Creon. Tragic heroes are not all good and not all bad. Creon suffers a great deal due to his tragic flaw and destructive pride. Creon believes the gods make him suffer the loss of his wife and son as punishment for his pride.