In this way people the chances of people challenging Big Brother are lessened. • “To die hating them, that was freedom.” Book 3, Chapter IV Page 281. Winston detest Big Brother down to his inner core. To him, going against Big Brother was the ultimate liberty in life. If he were to die still hating Big Brother, it would make the statement of everything he had stood for in life and the sacrifices he had to make.
Antigone’s tragic flaw is that she is too passionate and strong-willed for her own good. She insists on burying her brother, Polyneices, even when the king forbade it. When asked why she ignored his demand Antigone replied, “I dared. It was not God’s proclamation” (783, 64-65). Antigone is telling Creon that rather than listen to his man made laws that she would rather follow the higher authority of the God’s.
Here he definitely doesn’t this of his plan of defeat. Furthermore, Romeo said, “… Now Tybalt take the “villain” back again that late thou gavest me for Mercutio’s soul is but a little way above our heads, staying for thine to keep him company”. (3.1.116-121). Inherently, Romeo tells Tybalt to take back his insult for Mercutio’s soul is above them waiting for Tybalt to be slayed and keep him company. Meaning; he should definitely take back his insult or he will be fought and killed for the insult he had happened to have directed at
Be sure to discuss where/how the character starts out, what events/experiences cause the character to transform, and where/how the character ends up. What does the character learn about himself/herself, others, and/or the society? 2. In The Crucible, which scene is the most significant in terms of Miller’s intended themes/messages/morals for the play? Explain why you believe the scene to be the most significant, which themes it illustrates, and how the scene illustrates these themes.
A “Sophoclean hero” is a headstrong character that is willing to face the worse to attain his goal. This particular hero is always in need for peace even if it means breaking the laws and relies on principles. Antigone fought all the way for the pride and respect of her brother. She proved that she was capable of anything, even death. Creon is not a heroic character despite his excess on many aspects.
/ Thou art a fellow of good respect; / Thy life hath had some smatch of honor in it. / Hold then my sword, and turn away thy face,” (V, v, 44-47). Brutus thought highly of himself and loved himself too much to run the run of dying by someone who was not a good
AP English Language October 13 2014 RAGO CH 12-19 "...Fear the time when the strikes stop while the great owners live: for every little beaten strike is proof that the step is being taken ... fear the time when Manself will not suffer and die for a concept, for this one quality is the foundation of Manself, and this one quality is man, distinctive in the universe" (Steinbeck 205). Devices: repetition Steinbeck uses the repetition of the phrases “fear the time”, and “this one quality”, to prove that even in harsh times, man always has the ability to revolt and devote his life efforts to justice. The repetition of “fear the times”, scares the reader into action, for he wants the ability to make things right and provide fair and justifiable
You will never learn much more about the Brotherhood than that it exists and that you belong to it." (Orwell 171) O'Brien knows that Winston and Julia have feelings, and he uses those feelings to further entrap them . In order to have a successful rebellion one must have hope that one's cause will work. After talking about the perils of the membership of the Brotherhood he closes saying, "You will have to get used to living without results and without hope. You will work for a while, you will be caught, you will confess, and then you will die."
Martin Luther King, Jr. All progress is precarious, and the solution of one problem brings us face to face with another problem. Martin Luther King, Jr. Almost always, the creative dedicated minority has made the world better. Martin Luther King, Jr. An individual has not started living until he can rise above the narrow confines of his individualistic concerns to the broader concerns of all humanity. Martin Luther King, Jr. An individual who breaks a law that conscience tells him is unjust, and who willingly accepts the penalty of imprisonment in order to arouse the conscience of the community over its injustice, is in reality expressing the highest respect for the law.
This play suggested that familial values and love dominate political values. Antigone had a strong sense of duty to her family that made her to disobey Creon and to respectfully bury Polyneices, her brother and willing to die for dignity and a display against the authority. The play called that civil disobedience is tolerable and that justice can not be given by an unsuitable, tyrannical man.