Peace-keeping lies are lies told to avoid argument or problems and keep harm away from everyone. Viorst says "I tell these lies at times, and yet I always feel they're wrong. I understand why we tell them, but still they feel wrong." I agree with her because I find myself doing the same thing and end up feeling guilty as if I'm doing something I normally wouldn't do. If one had plans doing something or needs to be somewhere and they didn't make it or do what they were supposed to do, of course they are going to lie and make up some sort of excuse, that's just being
Lennie expecting and eager for George to give him more hell does not get the answer he expects because George knows that he is about to end Lennies life. He wants to end Lennie’s life on a better not. The repetition of that phrase especially using that word enhances the mood of this scene because it creates the uneasy scary feeling that Steinbeck wants you to feel. Throughout the duration of this book its author John Steinbeck used dictation and repetition of phrases to enhance the mood of his novel. This book conveys a mood of sadness and hope at the same time; towards the end it conveys a fearful mood as Lennies life came to an end.
Everyday people lie about something with the intent of never getting caught or with bad intentions in mind, but this book shows how lies can actually be good at a moment and furthermore have some truth behind them. O’Brian describes it in a few simple words, “Story truth is truer than actual truth. Story truth shows feelings and make the past the present.” Throughout the book, lies are really just exaggerated truth bearing a true statement surrounded by a bunch of false items to back it up. This is described when O’Brian states, “…you start sometimes with an incident that truly happened,…, and carry it forward by inventing incidents that did not in fact occur but that none the less help to clarify and explain it”. An example of this statement occurred when O’Brian was stating that he killed a young man and there were scars on his face and his jaw was in his throat and his eye was blown out and in the shape of a star.
Jillian Strauss Chapter 11 11/11/13 Free Writing What is the subject matter of the chapter? Dimmesdale's guilt makes him hate himself. He punishes himself physically and emotionally, staying up nights thinking about confessing, and starving and whipping himself. His health crumbles, as does his sense of self. As the narrator observes, "To the untrue man, the whole universe is false."
He continues to push the subject by coaxing her, saying “I’ll do anything for you” (281), trying to guilt her to his point of view. Jig finally explodes and exclaims “Will you please please please stop talking” (281)? It is clear that she doesn’t want the operation yet she never explicitly says so to the man. Because of the American’s explicit view on the operation, Jig holds back on her own desires, implying them subtly to the American who does not understand the wishes of Jig. Strangely, they never mention what the “thing” is, but simply hints towards it.
Gellburg’s response to Slyvia’s outburst is not evidently displayed through speech, but through the use of Miller’s stage directions: ‘He is stock still; horrified, fearful’. The words ‘horrified’ and ‘fearful’ suggest that the news of such events came as a shock to him and undoubtedly indicate that he is affected by such news and is also stricken by Sylvia’s powerful, unexpected revelation of her feelings. Miller conveys the message that that Gellburg finally comes to understand his ignorant attitude as one that has led to his self-denial and self-hatred. It later becomes clear in the play that Gellburg is suppressing an important part of who he is, and in scene eleven, he confesses to a bottled-up desire of ‘going and sitting in the Schul with the old men and pulling the tallis over my head’. Sylvia, in her frustration with Gellburg, says ‘Don’t sleep with me again’ in a rather commanding manner.
Passion there was none. I loved the old man…Now this is the point. You fancy me mad”(37). As a result of this specific first person style of writing, the audience assumes insanity. By the narrator already assuming psychological judgment from the reader, the reader can also feel to question and doubt his sanity through just the first-person perspective.
In Nathaniel Hawthorne’s novel The Scarlet Letter, the character of Roger Chillingworth was transformed from a well educated scholar into a fallen, unrighteous man. Roger Chillingworth was once kind, then becomes the symbol of vengeance, and finally becomes the personification of vengeance to the extent of losing his humanity. Roger Chillingworth (Prynne), a “kind, but never warm hearted man,” was not always a vengeful and diabolical creature, but once he lusted after the idea of love and kindness. During “The Interview” with Hester, he admits his fault of trying for love: “It was my folly! I have said it.
Statement: ''According to Aristotle, the tragic hero should not be entirely good nor evil. Instead, he should possess a fatal flaw, which will incite pity and fear in the audience. Critics are divided about Othello. Some feel that he is flawless, while others think that he is too easily moved to jealousy. What is your view on the matter?''
The problem with my pseudo thinking is that when it comes time for me to have a response I have no clue what was said during the conversation because the only thing I focused on was the topic of discussion. My defensive listening has put me in bad situations with many people, mostly with my wife, I lash out at people because I feel threatened and with my lack of attention I miss parts of the conversation, and that makes it that much more like I am being attacked. Everyone can increase attention by realizing its importance, avoiding the common tendency to day dream, fighting the tendency to give in to