Keller taught Paul 'life lessons', which was derived from his own life, plagued with suffering. Paul becomes fascinated with his past, and later discovers through Keller how hard a life he led after the death of his wife and child. Keller blamed himself for losing them, because like paul, he also had too much pride, and thought nothing would harm the family 'who played for hitler'. he was so hurt by his own arrogance that he wanted to kill himself. however, keller survives.
After reading Job, some wonder how someone so good could suffer so much, but perhaps the greatest lesson we can learn from the Book of Job is to never give up. Job’s heroic actions and character help him to remain consistent with his faith in God’s love and restoration power to become evident in his life. Although Job was put through a great amount of pain he never cursed God, and remained righteous. Job proves that the ultimate key to restoration is faith Contrary to popular belief, everything is not always perfect for heroes. Heroes go test to where it makes them want to give up but then they see a way.
This essay will explore this interpretation of Haig and the generals, but in order to provide a balanced view, I will also consider the positive interpretations of Haig as a leader, as many sources from the time and recently praise him as a good leader. At the time of the war and after, soldiers criticised Haig and the generals , Haig was criticised because he made commands without being in trenches. In source B2 a soldier who had watched his friends die around him due to Haigs incompetence and bad planning, wrote “it was pure bloody murder. Douglas Haig should have been hung, drawn and quartered for what he did on the Somme. The cream of British manhood was shattered in less than 6 hours.” This suggests that he wanted Haig to be punished due to his loss of so many of his own men, but also due to his own resentment towards him.
Now that he became really successful, he felt bad that he proved Vladek wrong because at similar ages;Vladek went through Auschwitz while Artie became successful and famous through the publication of Maus. Pavel then points out that they were both in two totally different circumstances, Auschwitz and Rego Park, and that Vladek might have done these actions because he felt guilt that he survived the Holocaust while many of his relatives and friends died in concentration camps. Due to this guilt, he tried to imply that he was always right to
Paul’s self-absorption and selfish demeanour is most apparent in his relationship with Keller. At first, it seemed that music, perhaps the only thing they had in common, would ensure a quick, smooth relationship between mentor and pupil. However, it is the cause of their differences. Paul, being arrogant in nature, rejects Keller’s authoritarian teaching methods, and doubts his unique take on several composers. After one lesson, after a bout of Keller’s trenchant criticism, Paul “ran away, tears streaking from his eyes,” leading Paul to call him a Nazi.
Both Jack and Christopher share similar traits and they both rely on the safety and comfort within their loved ones. The story starts off with Christopher and his father, Ed Boone, whom does many things for his son in order to keep him feeling safe. Loving and caring for an autistic child is never an easy task, and as we read on we think his father is a mean man who always looses his temper, but when Christopher disobeys the rules, he finds true answers about where his mother is. In doing so, Christopher becomes sick all over the place and his father finds him, but instead of lashing out about his son snooping around his room, he caves in and does everything in his power to keep Christopher calm. "He said.
Amir betrays his friend Hassan at various times; he is very jealous and only wants the love and affection of his father. Later in the novel, Amir moved to the United States and finds out that Hassan is his half-brother. As a new immigrant, life in the U.S is not easy for him. He was feeling guilty for all the bad things he did to Hassan. Therefore, to redeem himself, he rescued Hassan’s son Sohrab from Assef in Afghanistan.
Kite runner shows the equally damaging actions of both Amir and Baba, towards their loved ones and society. However, Hosseini puts it forward that there is always a “way to be good again”, Additionally, it highlights Amir as the lesser of the two evils because of Baba’s lack of
Dorian thinks that he can escape from the consequences of his immoral life because the portrait takes the blame for him. But he goes too far by killing his old friend Basil Hallward and then suffers from guilt. Both authors demonstrate morality and its consequences through the given
But whereas the physically defective Bernard had suffered all his life from the consciousness of being separate, it was only quite recently that, grown aware of his mental excess, Helmholtz Watson had also become aware of his difference from the people who surrounded him." (Huxley 61) Helmholtz tries to comfort Bernard by telling Bernard that he is not alone while also encourages him to strive continually for success. Toronto at Dreamer's Rock: Michael encourages Rusty to persist with his life: "'This information will affect your life, maybe negatively at this crucial and formative stage. I don't think it's advisable at the moment'" (Taylor 57). Michael is providing some facts from the future which allows Rusty to believe that life is more worthwhile, since many troubles bother him at this point.