Complicated Men The heroes of Chinatown and Casablanca are essentially the same person in different worlds. They have ambiguous morals and are involved with the crime world, but have a secret past that has emotionally hardened them. Casablanca’s Rick Blaine lives in a world shaken by the impacts of WWII where no one can be trusted. On the other hand, Chinatown’s suave private investigator Jake Gittes is living in the shadows of a past mistake that has made him very cynical of others. Rick and Jake, though existing in two different realities, both are weak in the presence of their mysterious femme fatales.
When he was only a boy, he was arrogant, proud, impatient, and full of spite, but still boasted greatly about his amazing magical talents. When Ged first gained these bad personality traits, the action began. It continued when Ogion tried to correct him and Ged pushed him away. When he encounters the shadow at the end of the novel, he realizes that it was his bad qualities; fused together to make a hateful creature meant to haunt him, and to teach him to correct his faults. In doing so, he lost some time from his youth due to spending numerous years chasing and hiding from the shadow.
George and Lennie are two migrant workers in the 1930’s that have nothing but each other, and the hope for the realization of an American dream. George being the good man he is has to put up with Lennie who seems to be nothing but trouble. Lennie is an innocent man but the mild mental disability he carries in his life seems to work against him and George. Throughout the book we learn a great deal about the relationship between Lennie and George, and just why George made the decision he made at the end of the novella.
Biff has learned or at least acknowledged the truth about his own life and his father’s life. He learns that he is nothing and no one but may be someone one someday. Throughout the play Biff has adored Willy; he believed his father’s stories and accepted his father’s philosophy which was that a person will be successful if he is “well-liked”. Biff was taught to do whatever it took to be successful even stealing and cheating. Prior to his trip to Boston everything changed he saw that his dad was a fake which meant that Biff was also a fake too.
In Romeo and Juliet, Juliet’s father is a controlling, brutal and selfish person. Despite his concern about her happiness, he forces her to agree to the important decisions he makes for her, without considering her opinion. For example, when Juliet refuses Capulet’s decision for her to marry Paris, he responds very cruelly. He starts talking to her in a very harsh way, calling her names like “disobedient wretch,” “baggage,” and “hilding” (lll, v, 160-169). He also mentions that he feels like hitting her.
Harold is the personification of the word,strange. He is the type of person who keeps to his self and finds humor in the unlikeliest of places. He tries to get rises from his mother through fake suicides;To him life is best served cold and dead. Harold comes from a wealthy family with a mother who constantly smothers him with love,worry and cars. The life he lives is constantly barraged by everyone to act normal.
This is evident throughout the entire poem when he does nothing but stand by his son. Then on the other hand, there are kings like King Creon from the play “Antigone” written by Sophocles. Creon is such a cruel king that his followers, and his family resent him. These two men are both of equal character, but their followers view them in completely different ways. Priam is a believer of his gods, and his
Mindset of Milton Martin Luther King Jr. once said, “Every man must decide whether he will walk in the light of creative altruism or in the darkness of destructive selfishness. George Milton, a pugnacious man who happens to be Lennie Smalls’ only friend, is very conceited and inconsiderate to a vast majority of the people around him. George and Lennie are the main characters in John Steinbeck’s novel, Of Mice and Men, and on their journey to find hope, George lives with a constant attitude and is very hotheaded. Considering George is constantly being constrained to Lennie, he becomes impatient and while I can agree that Lennie is quite a lot to handle, what George did to him is undoubtably, revolting. George Milton killed Lennie
One other group lead by Jack is what made this island a danger to everyone. Having someone to look up to and to look after you is good and bad. The reason for this is because, as a leader, you are either loved or feared. In this case, Ralph is the on who all the kids look up to and love, but when one gets jealous they rebel. Jack’s jealousy in this book is unbearable, you never
Page. Caius and Slender (a doctor and a blubbering fool, respectively) both also desire Ms. Page’s hand, and each have the blessing of one of her parents. Fenton begins as the underdog, and his motivation for wanting to marry Ms. Page changes as the play progresses, but nonetheless, Fenton’s goal and desire throughout this play is to earn Anne Page’s love and her hand in marriage. By examining specific moments in the play (beats), it becomes obvious that Fenton struggles constantly and works tirelessly for his goal.