Reasonable Eccentric Behavior of Dorian Gray . In the book, The Picture of Dorian Gray, Dorian Gray is a handsome and proper man, but on the inside he is full of madness, guilt and misery. Initially he’s a melodramatic and petulant young man , but after realizing his true morals –his life skews toward the futile side. Instead of fixing his life, he lives for the pursuit of pleasure which makes him indifferent. Although his actions are very insane, they can be seen as rational to reader considering hedonism.
In Henrik Ibsen’s A Doll’s House, the pride of Torvald blinded Torvald, and gave him a sense of manhood and superiority over Nora throughout the play until his pride was put to the test, and in doing so, revealed a weak and desperate man. Throughout most of the play, the pride of Torvald gave him a sense of superiority over Nora by the way he spoke to her in a superior way. Torvald made it seem as if she was a child. For example, He called Nora by pet names, “My little skylark” (1040), “My little Squirrel” (1040), and “My little song-bird” (1056). In each name, Torvald used the word “little”, as if to belittle Nora emotionally and intellectually to show his power and superiority over her as if she was his child instead of his wife.
Steeped in the middle of this metaphorical contest, Prince Hal experiences the contrasting philosophies of both Falstaff and King Henry, both of which are unable to rule successfully or honestly. Hal’s ability to amalgamate the mentalities of his two father figures ultimately proves perfect, as Hotspur’s failures elucidate true honour isn’t narrowed to the accolades he
Benevolent Actions Turned Calamitous In Shakespeare’s Much Ado about Nothing, Don Pedro’s seemingly generous gestures all end in disastrous fashion for himself. In this classic play of young love and misfortune, Don Pedro, also referred to as “the Prince,” is the noblest character in the social pecking order of the play. Even one his friends, Benedick, though equal in wit, always defers to him and his beliefs because his position depends upon his favor. Don Pedro is the highly trusted individual among the other characters in the story. Don Pedro has power and he is well aware of it; whether or not he takes advantage of this power is up for debate.
Moral Ambiguous Characters Throughout Oscar Wilde’s novel, The Picture of Dorian Gray, the moral ambiguity of the central character, Dorian Gray, becomes more and more distinct. The story starts with Dorian being venerated by the artist Basil Hallward, and throughout the story the reader learns of Gray’s several wrong doings. Meeting Lord Henry almost straight away negatively influenced Dorian. He had started out blameless and innocent, but by the conclusion had been the cause of numerous deaths, all because of his selfish wish to stay beautiful forever. “His actions show a character who insists the soul is real, but loves the gaping chasm between the beauty of his body and the corruption of his soul” [ (Wilde 105-123) ].
Now, even though Nick is the storyteller, this arrogant self-description shows that he is not reliable due the fact that he thinks of himself as superior to the masses. He lives in the West Egg district of Long Island, next door to Jay Gatsby, the protagonist who inspired him to write this book. Shortly after he describes himself he begins to describe Gatsby. He is fascinated with his neighbor for the simply astounding fact that Gatsby meets, and even exceeds, his expectations. The two men are on completely different ends of some form superiority complex.
It demonstrates that the aboringinals doesnt exclusive the white, it is the white who despised aboringinal. When he talks with some guys who are really powerful, he will become disempowerment(like JP). "Sorry sir, I was on the shit bucket." In the book, he is always humorous and loving to The most important secne for Jimmy is the Scene five in Act Four. He is brave
Richer than all his tribe.” Othello believes that Desdemona too much and was blind to her “unfaithfulness”. He says he is not a jealous man, but has been made into one, by her “wrongdoings”. He feels that she has made a fool of him after he had originally put all of his trust into her. Othello and Desdemona were truly in love, until Iago became tangled up in their life. Even at the end of Desdemona’s life, she continued to deeply love Othello.
Wart is a very good person, but his actions always seem to go overlooked by everyone. One prime example of this is when Kay brought the griffin head and Wart brought Wat as a reward for saving the trapped prisoners. Wat was a mad man but Wart believed that Merlyn could have cured him. Wart obviously has the right intentions and put the well being of others his top priority. When the boys come back home, everyone seems disgusted to see Wat back but everyone seems proud of Kay especially Sir Ector.
“For all his failings, Gatsby is a far more admirable person than Tom or Daisy.” To what extent do you agree? Parading across the pages of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s definitive novel ‘The Great Gatsby” are an endless array of hedonistic, shallow and corrupt characters. In the character of Gatsby, the readers see a man who creates extravagant wealth on the back of illegal activities and who is complicit in lies and deception in order to reunite with his past love Daisy. However, despite failing to reach this grandiloquent dream, Gatsby is nonetheless “worth the whole damn bunch put together” and a mixture of sympathy and esteem are induced from the readers for his bravery, self control and determination. On the other hand, in the world Gatsby inhabits that is filled with the vacuous party goers, the cheating Jordan Baker, the shadowy villain Meyer Wolfsheim and the parasiite Kipspringer, the most detestable characters above all are the adulterant and violent Tom Buchannan and the shallow and indulged Daisy Buchanan.