Although he doesn’t know it, we see his only friends at the stock market saying they would only go to Scrooge’s funeral ‘for the buffet.’ This shows that he is totally alone in the world and we therefore feel sorry for him. At the Beetling shop, people haggle over his possessions. This shows us that everything he worked and lived for does him no good in after life and cannot buy him mourners to keep the rats from ‘gnawing at the wall.’ We also feels sympathy as his debtors are happy to see him dead as they no longer have to pay him. If Scrooge understood, this would pain him and make him feel very alone with no one who cares for him. We, the reader, feel a lot of sympathy when he visits the Cratchit’s as he sees that Tiny Tim has died.
He is obviously biased against his father and wants his mother’s sole attention. This point of view provides humor because Larry thinks that he actually belongs in his father’s place, as his mother’s sole companion. Sexuality is involved in the story’s humor because the boy sees his mother as a spouse and he thinks that they can have children together. 3. Larry calls it irony that his prayers were answered because he prayed that his father would return from the war, and when his father actually returns from the war, he wishes that he would leave again.
His dream is to live out of society, alone. Although the film shows he was compassionate towards those he met along his journey that helped him. For example, he talks to Jan about her family problems and gives Ron Franz a sense of family and belonging. He cares about them, even if there are things he doesn't like about people. This changes the viewers reaction to Chris as at the start, he is very arrogant to his family, but these things shows how he can be compassionate.
Ramanjot Dhillon Mr. Desjardins ENG4U0-G February 12th, 2014 Deception and Truth Although humans look to love, being naive will only bring disappointment and grief. In the short story "Was it a Dream? ", Guy de Maupassant tries to implement the idea that nobody can be trusted. To begin with, the protagonist (who remains unnamed) is a man in the midst of grieving the loss of his partner. We are quickly acknowledged to the fact that the man is a very loving and caring person, and so was his wife.
Hamlet was a prince, what else could he want? Cory and Lyon had a good wholesome family from the start and figured their father would be supportive of anything they put their minds to. All the children were living in fantasy worlds, or so they thought. Prince Hamlet's world got turned upside-down when his beloved father was murdered by Claudius and everything got worse, much worse; while Cory and Lyon were both denied their attempts to live their dreams by their father because it is as though he expected them to fail at their dreams as he failed at his. Cory and Lyon realized that times had changed and blacks were now accepted onto sports teams but the disapproval of Troy held them
He has close friends and family, such as Jane and Phoebe, whom he fears will also lose their innocence. Throughout the novel, Holden’s loss of innocence in represented by his childhood friend and crush, Jane, the Museum of natural history, and his red hunting hat. As one of Holden’s closest friends during his innocent childish stages in life, Jane Gallagher has a big involvement in his inability to let go of the past. As children Holden and Jane were very close. As Holden begins to mature slowly, he always remembers Jane as an innocent person because that is how he knows her.
Also, her lack of intelligence has left her with no job and an inability to get a job. In the story, there are many reasons contributing to Jean’s feeling of emptiness and difficulty in her life. To begin, her husband, Ross feels as though he has married beneath himself, and he does not love her anymore. Their marriage was most likely caused by Jean getting pregnant with their son, which made Ross feel like he had to marry her out of force. In the story, Ross specifically tells their son, Kevin that he should try not to marry beneath himself because he will end up stuck in the same situation as him.
Vereen M. Bell states, “Hindley cannot forgive Heathclff for unsurpuring the love of his father, so once he master of Wuthering Heights he sees that Heathcliff is methodically humiliated and degraded” (Bell). Catherine, however, accepted Heathcliff and liked him from when he first came to her house. She liked to spend time to him. She even began to love him, Catherine states that, “My love for Heathcliff resembles the eternal rocks beneath: a source of little visible delight, but necessary. Nelly, I am Heathcliff!
A security guard is falsely accused of taking the money and as for the radio another young boy is accused of taking the radio and is beaten and the security guard kills himself. After being underground for a period of time Fred decides to leave his underground home upon hearing a broadcast from a radio station about war calamities and his goes to the police station where he gives a strange confession that make the police man question his sanity. He brings them to the man hole and as he descends into the hole the police offer shots him. His reason for doing this he says is because “You’ve got to shot his kind. They’d wreck things.” He was left dead in the sewer just like the dead baby.
“..Father’s silence was infinitely more menacing than a flood of threatening speech. That night the old man did not eat,” (pg.260) Pain was obviously felt by the father even though he did not show it because of his pride. The father also experienced pain when his son sent him a letter explaining that his grandchildren want to see him. “That night he hardly slept, from remorse—and a vague fear that he might die without making it up to them.” (pg.262) Besides fear, he also has pain because a thunderstorm is coming in the small village and he starts picturing his grandchildren and he says to himself he