An example of this is Henry Dobbins. He carries his girlfriend’s pantyhose, and with those he also carries the longing to be with his girlfriend. Jimmy Cross carries the pictures of Martha, and with that, he carries the feeling of hurt that Martha does not love him like he loves her. The soldiers also carried their reputations. They do not ever want to show fear.
In the beginning of the story, Brother recounts the day Doodle was born, saying that he was a disappointment as soon as he entered the world. The narrator was not satisfied with his brother, which resulted in the horrible things he thought about him. Brother said that “It was bad enough having an invalid brother, but having one who possibly was not all there was unbearable…” As a result, the narrator enjoyed torturing Doodle, threatening to abandon him multiple times. He even took Doodle to see the casket that was built for him, and forced him to touch it. The narrator basked in the control he had over his brother.
Hindley always treated Heathcliff very badly for a long time, and Heathcliff began to despise Hindley more and more. When Mr. Earnshaw dies Heathclff is still ridiculed by Hindley. Paul Cheetham states that “After Mr. Earnshaw’s death [Heathcliff] experiences at the hands of Hindley” (Cheetham). Hindley still treats Heathclff badly after Mr. Earnshaw’s death because he doesn’t want to forgive him for what he has done. 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).
They hated the war and lost their lives. The book proved the quote wrong because the quote stated you can't go through life without trust however trust was the major flaw of the characters in All Quiet on the Western Front. The group of friends were unable to live a long prosperous life because of their teacher Kantorek. If they
when Okonkwo father died he had been in a lot of debt, Okonkwo became obsessed with the idea of manliness in order to get over his father weakness. ”It was the fear himself, lest he should be found to resemble his father.”(13). Therefore, Okonkwo only showed the emotion of anger. He strongly believed that "To show affection was a sign of weakness the only thing worth demonstrating was strength.”(28). Okonkwo’s life first began to fall apart when Ikemefuna, his supposed to be son was killed.
Their way of living should not be respected, but it is true that each of them is somehow struggling with their lives The antagonist and narrator of the story, Jake Barnes, experienced World War I as a soldier. During the war, a number of people were wounded and lost their morality on the battlefields. Jake is one of them who is suffering from the trauma from the war. Jake has an injury from the war and as a result, he is unable to physically make a love to women. This disability left him psychologically and morally lost, and takes his masculinity away from him.
There's racial discrimination toward them, Sanaubar leaving, Hassan's harelip, and the soldiers' taunting of Hassan. We soon learn, however, that Amir has anything but a charmed existence. Amir's mother died giving birth to him. It's clear he feels a great lack in his life, and he throws himself into poetry and writing, we think, partly as a tribute to her. In addition, Amir feels an enormous amount of responsibility for his mother's death – as if he not only caused it but, more sinisterly, was responsible for it.
“what passing-bells… for these who witnessed it”. Through the use of alliteration, soldiers were dehumanised and their parents had no loved ones to comfort them and mourn for them. Moreover, due to the enormous amount of soldiers dying they “didn’t have enough bells” to mourn all their children which depicts such a tragic loss on a huge scale. Owen puts forward the things the soldiers had to go through and how that resulted in their death or illnesses after being dehumanised and if they survived, when they returned home from the war. The feeling of paranoia and depression has caused the decrease of the soldiers’ emotional wellbeing.
Godfrey suffers from his own internal guilt of the secrets that he keeps from his wife, Nancy. The Loneliness found in the book consists of many internal and external conflicts of the characters found in the book. There are many different forms of loneliness in George Elliot’s Silas Marner. Silas first experiences loneliness when he is betrayed by his best friend, William Dane. Later on, Silas even believes that god has betrayed him as well and believes that there is no righteous god.
Aylmer was constantly saying the birthmark was a defect, an earthly imperfection. It is clear he projects his insecurities to Georgiana. In his life he had failed many experiments and is not the best human being on earth. It is a rude action from Aylmer to constantly talk about that imperfection. What man does criticize his wife for a birthmark?