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!
Morrie tells Mitch that if he accepts death, he may not be as ambitious as he is now, because he will see that he must spend time on what is meaningful to him, and not working to make money. Mitch feels a void in his life that he stuffs with money because
Being a "big fish" in a small pond was an empty victory. it was almost torture for him. The problem with Lebron James was: despite his brilliance, he was not READY to be a champion; he needed a guide to help him. For the first time in his life, James was playing with a player as good as he was. Wade could provide him with something no other coach, mentor, or player could ever give him.
“And when I had learned that, I looked at my life, and it, too, was a river, and Siddhartha the boy was separated from Siddhartha the man and from Siddhartha the old man merely by shadows, not by anything real.” (Hesse page 58). The river shows Siddhartha something very simple which was the way his life was heading. Later on Siddhartha takes in his son due to his mother’s death. His son came into his life during a difficult part of his life. Siddhartha’s son is spoiled and doesn’t cooperate with the life style he is now living in.
Willy Loman passed his life without much thought what the cause and effects are co. He is so deluded of not being somebody and where he stands in the society, that he cannot let go of his delusions and clings to them until his demise. Nevertheless, this is not due to the fact that he is like any other ordinary man. It is because he is a man who lacks conviction and strength to move past
Kino and Juana are both flat characters, and they make decisions that define who they are without changing their personality. Kino is a stereotypical hard-working man, who lives in a poor village with a canoe as his “…one thing of value he [owns] in the world.”(Steinbeck 14) He is a man with brute strength and little knowledge. Therefore, as a stereotypical man that will hold on to any source of power he can get, Kino holds on to the pearl even though it ravages his family. In the end though, he gives up his quest when he realizes what he has done to his family as his son is killed. On the other hand in Nectar in a Sieve, the characters have a much different look.
Evans was revered by his team for his physical strength, but this was seemingly his only asset. He was mentally weak; he could not deal with disappointment and suffering in an effective manner .This was shown by his aggressive and pessimistic response to the realisation that the Norskies had beaten them to the pole: “I’d like to bash their heads in”p18, “And all for nothing. For nothing”p21. He did not believe that the group could make it back to camp, even though Scott, the captain, believed they could. “We’ll never get there” (Evans) p22.
This is because I enjoy giving affection to others and vice versa. I also comprehend that relying on other people for help is part of life. I am content trusting others and being trusted by others for little things are worth it. I trust people quickly I appreciate it when someone confide in me. I am very compassionate towards them for trusting me.
Therefore, he won’t do that in his writing because it may decrease the reader’s attention. Second of all, he concluded that he wasn’t appreciated the end of the book. He said, “The plot developments were outlandish”. According to that, it expressed him to avoid ending the story like that. Furthermore, there is the encouragement for him to write a better book: “I can do better that this.
Their virtue and how they face their life then become more sacred and respectful since it can only be developed with fruitful experiences and incidents. Their stories of life give the later generations to reflect and to learn from them. The ability that they can share and teach, their acceptance of the society and the position which granted and acknowledged by descendants make and classify them as the wiser group of people. B. Become Obsolete They have live long enough but they do not necessary become wiser.