In the fantastical world that is Cyrano de Bergerac, there exists the type of hero that has been lost in the modern world. Although Cyrano feels the ache of a heart “so heavy with love [he has] not told”, and the forlorn anxiety that he would “die without telling [Roxane]”, he is still the most kind and brave of friends. Since childhood, Cyrano had been by Roxane’s side. He was the one that she could depend on to be there for her, to play with, and she was there for him¾when he would hurt his hand; she would say “Now, what have you been doing to yourself…” The nature of Cyrano’s affection had always been true, and never for any
I would of thought Ziegfield was loosing it, don't fix what's not broken. Although this was a bold decision, it turned out Fanny could in fact do it all. She had the audience in the palm of her hands with her long lagatto song about her man. This song has made her the unbelievable superstar she is today. Written by Maurice Yvain and lyrics by Channing Pollack, the song is about her man, that doesn't seem to be the best guy around but he's hers to keep and she loves him so.
An Inspector Calls was set in 1912 – a date that represented a time where there were strong distinctions between men and women. Woman had no rights; all a well off women could do was to get married while poor women were seen as cheap labour. The men were the dominant sex and they had all the control. Throughout this play, Gerald Croft is shown to have had relationships with both Sheila Birling and Daisy Renton (Eva Smith). He appears to feel that he is loving and the "most important man" in their lives, although the audience can see that at different stages throughout the play, he was uncaring to both of them.
However he is still unhappy, not until Daisy leaves Tom. Gatsby’s striving for the American Dream has left him vulnerable to the corruption of the upper class and has decided upon his death. Daisy is Gatsby’s biggest dream, he believes that if he could win her back he will find his true happiness. However Daisy is not willing to leave her husband because of his status in the upper class society. Daisy as well as Jordan are described as innocent and pure throughout the first couple chapters of the novel – “ They were both in white, and their dresses were rippling and fluttering…”.
In order to obtain this wealth and luxury they must stay together and help each other because without one both character’s goals would be unobtainable. George and Lenny’s relationship is important to the story because their friendship that they develop through the book explains the internal conflict that Lenny goes through to realize that he must kill George. This complicated relationship between friends, shows that anyone can become paired to another person no matter if that’s your intent or not. An even odder relationship is the one between Chillingworth and Hester Prynne in The Scarlet Letter. As soon as they meet and get married they are instantly stuck together for life even if they are not married.
From the first time met from their obsessed lovers Gatsby as well as Fitzgerald fell in love right away from the get go knowing this was the one girl to not let go. During Fitzgerald’s path to achieve Zelda there were many struggles and hardships that only made him work harder to attempt to satisfy the needs of Zelda’s high living and her high expectations leading to her happiness. In the same case for Gatsby but only after losing the girl first to aim and try and win her over one more time’ “Can’t repeat the past why of coarse you can”(pg101). Gatsby said while it all attempted beginning with his illegal business to gain wealth to try ad impress the loving Daisy to fulfill his master plan. Both of these girls played huge roles and were the motivation for Gatsby and Fitzgerald to have gained the wealth they have received.
They all wanted to be wealthy and to live the life of the rich and famous. Fitzgerald and Gatsby ended up losing in the end because they devoted their whole lives to having someone to love and to doing whatever it takes to get that. They wanted love so bad they sacrificed everything for it and in return Gatsby got killed and Fitzgerald had to put his in a mental institution. Their pursuit of love represents the pursuit of happiness. While Fitzgerald and Gatsby sacrificed their moral values, their integrity and their honesty to create a perfect life that was accepted by society and the women they loved it ultimately got them no where but dead or
just remember that all the people in this world haven't had the advantages that you've had. "(Fitzgerald 1) Gatsby didn’t have help from others growing up, and learned his way through life. Once he managed to succeed in life, he intended on getting back the attention he once had from Daisy, the great love of his life. He carries hope throughout the entire book for their split to come back together. Tom Buchanan on the other hand, Daisy’s husband is a very wealthy man but selfish indeed.
Henry had immediately married her after all the delays that his father had caused. Everything had seemed to be going to plan but later he faced major problems because of his decisions. Henry was largely successful in being different to his father. The nobility liked Henry and saw him as a true king because he had engaged in war where his father never did. Henry also wanted England to be a major power in international affairs.
The novel begins with the unashamed acknowledgement by the narrator, Tambu, that she was not sorry when her brother, Nhamo, had died. The initial shock at these words is predicted by the author, and we soon come to understand Nhamo’s personality and his relationship with his sister as the next few chapters unfold. Nhamo is an extremely arrogant child who has been greatly influenced by the patriarchy, thus resulting in a strong belief that he is superior to his sister due to his gender, intelligence and opportunities, these including the opportunity to live with his uncle and attend a mission school. Nhamo’s death comes early in the novel and is functional in the way that it is this death that leads to Tambu being able to take his spot at the mission and begin her new life and education. It is not only his death which cuts short the opportunity for Nhamo to grow as a character, but also the influence the patriarchy has had on him and how it has moulded him to think and act in a certain, restricted way.