Both honest mistakes that he didn’t even know he made. The ignorance shown towards Lennie in the novel was due to the time period and the people’s lack of knowledge. People in the story like “The boss” just thought that Lennie wasn’t smart because he just didn’t talk much unless it was to his best friend George. There was ignorance in Raymond because his brother thought that he could remove Ray from his schedules at his home and take him with him. The Ignorance was that Ray needed those schedules or he will have a fit.
The gods fear of being forgotten has them constantly threatening the lives of others. They yearn for attention and assurance from other people. Also, they are content on making their lives miserable because that way they can have the assurance of the mortals having constant thoughts about them. This obviously shows their lack of confidence they have in themselves and the mortals. The gods depicted in the Odyssey are shown as needy and sniveling beings.
2 ). It is also obvious that Nick is only helping Lewis so he can get something in return, “so you’ll help me out on the moratorium committee” but Lewis doesn’t end up helping Nick as later on he views the play being more important than helping a friend out. Nick Believes, as does Lucy that there are social and political issues much more important and valid than love and finality and he thinks Lewis is wasting his time in the asylum “Only mad people in this day and age would do a work about love and fidelity. They’re definitely mad” (pg. 41) Nick says when Nick is at the asylum to help Lewis direct.
Instead of repenting for his sins he escapes them. Plus he is worried about his daughter because he believes that they will have a horrible future because of him. (LINES 1318-1923) Also by acting in his weak behavior he is trying to avoid his fate again. He does this physically. Because he was blind to the prophecy, he blinds himself to remember everything he had done.
Although Tiresias never states that Antigone was right Tiresias does indeed talk about The Great Miasma that Creon has cause over the city by not burying the body. Tiresias notices the miasma due to the fact that the gods were not taking his offerings. Tiresias never said that Antigone was right, but the realization of Creon knowing that he was wrong and that he lost his family showed that Tiresias prophecy bought attention to the reality that Creon was indeed
If there were natural disasters like floods, famines or storms it was assumed that the gods were unhappy with Rome and were punishing them. Why were they unhappy? As the Christians would not worship them! Obviously, not believing in the gods of Rome and their power, the Christians found this humorous and even many non-Christian Romans did not believe that the Christians were responsible for these disasters. In most cases, it was a weak emperor (the head of Roman society) looking to pass the blame of a disaster onto someone
His fickle favor toward his servants, and not to mention his family, proves his inconsistency and instability. Although appointed by the gods, his reign has exposed the abused and misused privilege of representing the gods in his earthly position. King Creon’s irrational edict stated that any man who dares to bury Polyneices would suffer death by stoning. Is it a mere human’s prerogative to determine another man’s eternal fate? Because Antigone had nothing left to live for, while knowing the sentence of stoning, Antigone defied King Creon’s edict in order to fulfill her duty.
An example of Sykes lack of morals is, “If you such a big fool dat you got to have a fit over an earth worm or a string, ah don’t keer how bad ah skeer you” (705). Cleary Sykes does not care if he hurts or scares Delia and continuous to scare Delia with his ruthless actions. Delia also has lack of morals. Delia shows her lack of moral by leaving her husband in the house
His fingers become covered with a yellow stain and people think that he is hygienically unclean. He forces Toby to do the paper round but exploits him and does not give him his money which angers Toby (221); he has to pawn his rifles. He is referred to as a “sissy” because he initially he does not want to fight Arthur. He abuses him because he discards the almost-empty mustard bottle (171) and when Dwight strikes him despite his finger injury, Rosemary finally knows she must remove Toby from the household.
In chapter 3 when ralph approaches jack to inform him that they need his help building shelters, not going hunting. “And they keep running off…” “Except me and my hunters…” (50) Here we see that ralph and jack do not get along because jack feels that since he is out hunting all day, he doesn’t need to contribute anything else to the group. * The littluns speak out of line with out the conch. * Conch is broken Body paragraph 3: evil destroys and corrupts the naturally innocent * Humans are naturally born as innocent beings, but when exposed to the society, they also face the risk of being harmed and corrupted by the societal settings they live in. During the coarse of the novel, there are subtle changes that take place in the behavior of the boys’.