Comparative Paper Fifth Business vs. Wuthering Heights As seen in Robertson Davies’ novel Fifth Business and Emily Bronte’s Wuthering Heights the variation of chronological order as it relates to the events serves several purposes in developing these two stories by emphasizing the gravity of specific events that occur. These, in turn, have long lasting effects on the characters. Davies’ novel details the life of Dunstable Ramsey, whose story begins in Part 1 Chapter 1 with a whimsical snowball fight in the town of Deptford with friend Percy Boyd Staunton that soon turns into a tragic accident that plagues Dunstable with guilt throughout his existence. Dunstable, later referred to as Dunstan, dodges a snowball thrown by Percy, later called Boy, that strikes the pregnant Mary Dempster, wife of Baptist parson Amasa Dempster. Unknown to the reader until Part 6 Chapter 7, embedded in the snowball was a small pink granite stone, which is what then causes Mary to go into premature labor and there after be referred to as “simple”.
Unfortunately, Doodle was no match for his brother’s aggressive and selfish actions. In the end, Brother’s pride is to blame for Doodle’s untimely death. Brother’s pride was responsible for his opinion of Doodle. At times, Brother was kind and loving to Doodle, but the reader soon realizes that the narrator was mostly harsh and cruel to his brother. In the beginning of the story, Brother recounts the day Doodle was born, saying that he was a disappointment as soon as he entered the world.
One of those situations being the betrayal of Finny to Gene when he causes him to flunk his first test. Another being how betrayed Gene felt when Leper accused him of deliberately hurting Finny and causing him to fall out of the tree, shattering his leg. The most influential betrayal of the whole novel was when Gene jounced the limb and broke Finny’s leg. Although finny forgave him, he still couldn’t help but feel a little bit betrayed by him. He had always thought they were best friends and that they were always there for each other, when Finny never realized Gene only saw the competition between them, and that really shows how completely different types of people they are.
He began his life liking his mother, but when she whipped him for dropping some eggs when he was performing magic, he lost all respect for her and came to thoroughly dislike her. She was very controlling and had bad mood swings. Because of her controlling and manipulative ways, Dunstan became isolated from and untrusting of Fifth Business .... out of disagreements. In the book Fifth Business written by Robertson Davies, Dunny can be called a neutral person. He tells us .... (690 3 ) Fifth Business ....
Whether or not Charlotte Bronte was fair to Mr. Wilson,- it would be hard to argue that Mr. Brocklehurst is a well-rounded creation. However, it is interesting to know that Bronte was being entirely realistic in the scene where Mr. Brocklehurst threatens ten-year-old Jane with hellfire for her childish misbehavior. In real life, the Reverend Mr. Wilson not only forbade his pupils to read novels, he expected them to read stories he wrote himself about the horrible things that happen to little boys and girls who disobey. In one typical story, a little boy violates the Sabbath by going ice skating on Sunday. What happens?
Chapters 1-7 Chris McCandless is a very odd person, and a very awkward character that makes the reader think he is crazy for leaving his perfectly fine family and sister behind to go die in the woods somewhere. You can tell he wasn’t the brightest color in the crayon box by the people he associated himself with as well. Crazy Ernie, for example, is a prime character to look to for a reflection of McCandless in. Chris worked for him to make some money but when he realized Ernie had no intention of paying him, he left. This doesn’t say that he was a materialistic person, just a reasonable man that chose to do what any other normal person would do, and stole a bike for his work and left.
This then incites pity and fear into the audience. The audience can feel the pain of Buck’s breakup and they could relate. Maizey and Miles are soon attached to Uncle Buck, but the eldest daughter Tia cannot stand to know she is even related to Uncle Buck in the beginning of the movie. Uncle Buck and Tia resemble the tragic heroes in the movie. A tragic hero is a “great man who is neither a paragon of virtue and justice nor undergoes the change to misfortune through any real badness or wickedness but because of some mistake.” Tia bullied her parents seeming superior to everyone getting her way with everything, but when Uncle
A higher power is used to save and also take away everything from the children. The kids do not want to work as dirty chimneysweepers, and this makes their lives miserable. A young worker is seen as “A little black thing in the snow” (Experience) showing how filthy the work is. Tom Dacre cried when someone shaved his head because “when your head’s bare, You know that the soot cannot spoil your white hair”(Innocence). To escape this misery in the Songs of Innocence “Chimney Sweeper”, a child has a dream of divine intervention coming and saving all the children from the terrible sweeper life.
There were still a lot of long term effects that were causing ill feeling towards the Tsar before Bloody Sunday even took place. The peasants were still feeling disappointed in the Tsar after the devastating impact of the famine across Russia during 1891, in which the government had, if anything, exacerbated the situation by continuing to force peasants to export the food they had, and leave themselves to starve. Once more, Nicholas the second had let them down, when he was supposed to be their protector. This is when people first began seriously having their doubts about the Tsar and his total authority. One of the other key long term causes was the industrial recession that was taking place after the “great spurt” within Russia.
But then, he decides to build the windmill anyways. Boxer (being the incredibly loyal, but dimwitted character he is) decides to dedicate everything he has to building the windmill. But after all of his hard work, it falls over, and Napoleon blames it on Snowball, even though he isn’t there. Napoleon is starting to become a tyrant of sorts, punishing those against him