Just not care about anything or anyone and just go wherever life takes him. This reading also shows how Chris is different from any other books main character. He isn’t trying to be a hero, and he definitely isn’t trying to effect anyone else by his journey’s, only himself. For example, when he was with Crazy Ernie he worked for him for no pay, and when he found out he wasn’t getting paid he stole a crazy guys bike. In no way would any real hero do anything like that, because hero’s are supposed to help people, not take away from them.
The main character in Birds, Clouds, Frogs did nothing with his life. He hated his job and went through life with no purpose. He was then given a chance to make a change in his life and possibly contribute a verse, yet didn’t take it, representing a negative example. On the other hand, in O Me! O Life!
Peter shows how he hates work, so the key to his happiness is just not going. Although he Peter was all for his own happiness, Milton began to think in a similar further into the film. This caused the two characters to butt heads. Milton told Peter he would not turn down his radio volume, basically just because it made him happy. A line from Self Reliance by Emerson tells that “their rage is decorous and prudent, for they are timid, as being vulnerable themselves.” Milton’s lack of timidity helped him gain his personal happiness therefore exemplifying transcendentalism.
In the flashback, Willy gives his sons a punching bag. He also condones Biff’s stealing of a football and doesn’t encourage them to study as much as they should. He emphasizes being well liked. After the flashback, Happy talks with Willy and asks him why he didn’t go to New England for his business trip. Willy explains that he almost hit a kid in Yonkers.
Catcher in the Rye: Journal Assignment Throughout the novel, Holden uses his isolation from society as a form of protection. He feels as if he is excluded from society, has no purpose in life and is constantly trying to find meaning for his existence. As the novel progresses, readers see that Holden uses his sense of superiority as a way to cover up his insecurities. Holden feels that because he is better than everyone else, there is no reason to interact with them. However, even though Holden acts emotionless he does have feelings but expresses them differently.
The Stranger Essay Albert Camus novels The Stranger and The Myth of Sisyphus are based to define the meaning of existentialism. In The Stranger the main character Meursault is portrayed to show no emotions and judgments towards others. While The Myth of Sisyphus shows who lives his life in a stubbornly and arrogant behavior as if he’s out to get someone in life. In both stories the readers that they have taken life and for granted and come to sort of realize their wrongs at the end of the story. Neither understands having though, passion, feeling, or emotion in life.
Being Well Liked Motif Willy is at the bottom of the totem pole in a capitalistic world. He owns nothing, and he makes nothing, so he has no sense of accomplishment. Robbed of this, he develops the theory that if a person is well liked and has a great deal of personal attractiveness, then all doors will automatically be opened for him. Willy built his life around these dreams. However, for Willy to live by his ideals necessitates building or telling many lies, and these illusions replace reality in Willy's mind.
He starts off by being irresponsible and immature. The picture you get of him in the beginning is that he doesn’t care about the consequences of his actions, he likes to cause trouble and he doesn’t care what people think about him. As the war begins Homer realises that he can no longer muck around and play games like he did before the war started. He has to take responsibility for his actions. “Homer was becoming more surprising with every passing hour.
His physical change as far as he can see will not change his enjoyment of life, there will be no difference as he was a bug before, towing the line for the boss. He was always too busy to form lasting relationships, never being seen as a person, the personification of a deadening soul. According to Karl Marx “work is external to the worker i.e. it does not form part of his essential being so that instead of feeling well in his work, he feels unhappy, instead of developing his free physical and mental energy, he abuses his body and ruins his mind.”(Bloom. Page 107) Gregor basically is beginning self-alienation, he believes he is something hideous physically but mentally still holds onto his human conformist mindset.
In this case study showed that Woodside starts a project and he not stopping the project until it was completed to his satisfaction. The detrimental traits are Permissive Being too accepting of detrimental behavior. Woodside I so permissive because he was covering the mistakes of others and staying late to do so. Lack of guidance Leading and supporting toward a positive outcome. Woodside showed a lack of guidance because he did not help George with his business and personal problems.