Bernard’s actions hurt him a lot and he feels emotionally hurt. His excellence brings him a torture which others think is a treatment to kill his excellence. Also, Ender’s excellence is disliked by others when colonel Graff uses his sister to add torture toward Ender. Ender’s one weakness, his sister Valentine’s love is abolished by colonel Graff so that Ender will have no
Keywords: REBT, goals, antecedents, awfulizing, damnation REBT a Case Study of Sue: A Conceptualized Treatment Plan In order to treat Sue, her irrational beliefs must be addressed. By utilizing the REBT method of therapy we can address her irrational beliefs, her goals, and her irrational thinking. Sue has become depressed because of her irrational beliefs around her sons condition and her husbands death. She has failed to meet the basic goals in life. Sue has came to rely on irrational thinking as well.
Prospero using a tempest to shipwreck is previous offenders and plotting to sabotage them, and Medea plotting to kill Jason’s new female interest and her kids to avenge her husband’s mistreatment, are both using unjust acts to retaliate their offenders. Their actions, though enacted through anger, are a clear violation of basic moral reasoning, and are a driving theme between both works. In Shakespeare’s The Tempest and Euripides’ Medea the dearth of morality manifested in both main characters, is a prevalent theme similarly expressed through the author’s use of a sympathetic figure and the characters illusion of justice they strive for, yet is differentiated greatly by Medea and Prospero’s concluding acts upon their schemes for vengeance. Medea’s foremost introduction is the details of her husband, Jason’s, betrayal, “but now their love is all turned to hate …For Jason hath betrayed his own children and my mistress dear for the love of a royal bride” (17). A moral breach in marriage is the perfect beginning to a sympathetic figure, as Medea, “lies fasting, yielding her body to her grief, wasting away in tears” (17), Euripides keenly draws upon her devastation and grief towards
This is apparent within Willy and his sons. Willy is driven to commit his greatest wrong by feelings of shame that arise out of his sense of inadequacy as a man. His adulterous affair with “The Woman” in Boston, which haunts both him and his son Biff, is a desperate attempt to confirm and maintain his self-esteem. (Fred Ribkoff 123) Willy feels guilty because he let Biff down when he got caught cheating in Boston and of course he let his wife down. Willy cheats on Linda out of loneliness and he wants to feel like an important salesman because he cannot face the fact that he’s not.
Since Lady Macbeth set him up to this by insulting his manhood, Macbeth took a turn for the worst when he started experiencing fear and guilt. You’d think he’d put an end to all of this negativity by this point, yet it actually drags out and he continues with doing malicious, unlawful acts. Eventually this leads to more trouble for Macbeth; He begins to struggle with hallucinations and sleeplessness, causing him to become extremely paranoid. He began to lose his human qualities during this process of regaining his ‘so-called’ manhood, as his killing spree was pretty much a joke on his actual manliness. Macbeth’s decadence then led to his marriage to slowly fall apart.
Anse is another great example of the death of the morals of society. He went through all the struggle to get his family and his dead wife to Jefferson while all along he had other intentions. He was ready to get rid of Addie because he found himself a “new Mrs. Bundren.” (90) One realizes that Anse is full of deceit and
The Valley of Ashes is the home for the poor and illustrates the ugliness of social decay. The narrator indicates Tom and Daisy were careless people, "they smashed up things and creatures and then retreated back into their money or their vast carelessness, or whatever it was that kept them together, and let other people clean up the mess they had made." (170) This "careless" lifestyle comes to the cost of those who live in the Valley of Ashes. Myrtle Wilson had social ambition and it lead her to seek a life that was different from what she was given. Although her husband loves her, she could not appreciate his hard work and had an affair with Tom.
Even more scandalous is that she married her husband’s brother. It is only normal that anyone would experience chronic and emotional disturbance as a result of this situation. This experience causes Hamlet to go mad and he unleashes his madness on Ophelia, who he feels he may no longer trust. He believes all women are weak and deceitful like
Jealousy is an emotion and it basically refers to the negative thoughts of fear over a loss of something that the person values such as relationship or love. Jealousy can break your friendships and marriages due to several problems and it can cause a lot of pain. In Jealousy you get out of control and do whatever your mind says to do even it’s right or not. It can last as long as you want to be. Jealousy in Othello results in the tragic ending like in the beginning of the play, Iago was jealoused of Cassio because he wanted to get Cassio’s position as a lieutenant, Rogerigo was jealoused of Othello because Desdemona loves Othello and not him and Othello was jealoused of Cassio because he thought that Cassio loves Desdemona more than him.
Passive and fundamentally pure, she suffers a weakness of will and reason, struggling against a fate that is too strong for her to overcome. Tess becomes victim to her circumstances and male idealism at the hands of her two male lovers, Alec D’Urberville and Angel Clare. Tess is unable to overcome these apparent difficulties and thus is left distraught by her sense of guilt and the cruelty of the two men, eventually this means that Tess left traumatised by the cruelty exhibited upon her by Alec and Angel. By circumstance the death of the family horse, Prince, the Durbeyfields’ main source of livelihood, commences a series of events that leads Tess to Alec. Tess’ trusting nature betrays her as she is seduced by Alec D’Urberville; as a result her innocence is taken and replaced by a baby as she falls pregnant.