Creon should not continue as king because he is not a very good leader, he is too stubborn and proud, believes in different laws and gods as his people. For instance, Creon was not a great leader that Thebes deserved. A good leader is someone who considers the impact of what he says and does on others. Creon makes all of his decisions on his own and would not admit that he is wrong. Creon wants the people to obey him and respect him, but he has not given them a reason to.
The Controlling Men of The Awakening In The Awakening, the male characters attempt to exert control over the character of Edna. None of the men understand her need for independence. Edna thinks she found true love with Robert but realizes that she can never be his because she is already married. She is trapped between her children and her love to Robert. She cannot sacrifice her children and cannot bear of not being with Robert.
We Are I… In Ayn Rand’s “I Owe Nothing To My Brothers”, Equality 7-252 has discovered individualism, being independent, a new meaning for the word “I”. Because of this, he doesn’t feel the need to owe anything to anyone. This passage tone is very declarative and enlightening. Individualism should be something we all practice as a whole. Being independent does not mean that we have to cut everybody out of our lives to accomplish what we desire.
At first Janie had a liking to Jody, and thought that he was a good man, but later she found out his true personality, which was vain. He didn’t care about how Janie felt and was really only interested in the idea of the mayor’s wife. He felt like he always needs to have the power. Janie said that Jody needed to “have his way all his life, trample and mash down and then die ruther than tuh let himself heah ’bout it”. He didn’t let Janie socialize with the community, even when it’s what she wanted to do, and he tried as much as he could to stop her from emerging in any way.
August knows that June is afraid to fall in love again because the last man that she fell in love with left her. June and Neil argue a lot about the issue of marriage; once their fight gets so bad that June tells him that if he leaves then he should never come back because she will never marry him. Even though at the beginning of the novel June did not want to take a chance and let people love her, she realizes that if you let someone in life becomes a lot
When his mother brings up God having something for everyone to do, Krebs replies, “I’m not in His Kingdom” (Hemingway 75). Krebs openly admits not having God in his life. Pre-war society was very pious and one had to have God in his or her life to be a better person and live with good morals. Because Krebs does not feel God with him, he does not strive to live a good life. He hurts his mom after telling her he does not love her and “felt sorry for his mother and she made him lie.
Like Leon, Jon keeps all his inner feelings and thoughts to himself after his daughter, Eleanor, has been murdered. However, unlike Leon, he never shares his feelings with Valerie until it is too late to do so. It is his inability to communicate effectively and honesty with his wife that drives their marriage further apart and causes her to suffer from all sorts of mental problems such as paranoia, confusion and fear. Though he confesses that “[he] was home when she called” to Leon, it is too late, his wife has already died. It is the honesty between spouses that is important in order to rectify an already flagging
This conflicts her emotions because she wants to be able to mourn her brother, but she does not want to disobey her uncle. These emotions help reveal the theme because Antigone decides that she should bury her brother despite Creon’s law. Antigone is faithful to the unwritten laws of the Gods because she feels they are more important than those made by man. The theme of the play is also revealed through the external conflict between Creon and the Gods. Creon being stubborn and proud feels that he is above the laws of the almighty, he neglects to see the signs the Gods send as a warning until he has lost everything.
Johnny wants his family to accept him, he want to be loved by his parent. He has never gotten that love because his mother didn’t love him and his father was a drunken alcoholic, who abused him. He seeks acceptance from the gang, and although stabbing Bob, which is completely out of character, as Ponyboy says “Johnny is the quite one”. (chp.1). He does it to protect Pony and so the gang would love him more and let him be a part of it.
1.The old locks and lack of guards in the palace of corrective detention indicate that they believed that they never needed to have improved the security because they never expected for someone to think on their own like equality 7-2521. Naturally everyone wouldn’t even think about escaping due to the precautions taken if they were found. Equality 7-2521 doesn’t care for this all he cares for and that drives him is to be with the council of scholars. That’s how it was so easy for him to escape he thought about it on his own he believes that every can think on their own an no one thinks for another this is what allows equality to excel in life. 2. Ayn Rand contrasts about equality 7-2521 and the collective government by saying “they or we”