Paul’s Matter A tragic suicide is the best way to describe Paul’s death. “Paul’s Case”, written by Willa Cather is a short story about a young boy in Pittsburg. Paul, the main character, has many problems in school, which are made apparent in a conference with the principal. Paul finds his life to be unsatisfactory and decides to steal some money from his employer and venture to New York. He buys an expensive wardrobe and checks himself into the Waldorf Astoria hotel.
I can't be being late to work on account of him fooling around in there." (Hansberry p. 26) This situation clearly shows that Walter blames others for his problems. When he’s late for work, he blames his son for using the bathroom when he should be blaming himself for keeping his son up late then not getting up early enough. Walter's also struggles to find pride in himself leads him to develop a false sense of pride. One morning before school, Travis asked Ruth for some money which he was told to bring to school.
One night while finishing up dinner he asks permission to go study geometry with a class mate, but Paul has no intent of bettering his geometry skills. Instead, he secretly goes off to the theatre dressing room to assist Charley Edwards who cannot afford a dresser. “It was at the theatre and at Carnegie Hall that Paul really lived; the rest was but a sleep and a forgetting.”(268) After Paul is expelled from school and forced to work by his father, he desperately plots a way to liberate himself and flee to New York. One day Paul is sent to make a deposit for his employers, but instead of
On his way to New York Paul hides himself from the passengers because he wants to ride alone. He doesn’t want the people to see how he is dressed because he is ashamed of his clothing. Paul’s desire for beautiful things was very hard for him to cope with. He would do whatever it took to be around beauty. When Paul was at Carnegie Hall he felt he belonged.
The main conflicts in this film are both internal and external. The conflicts that are internal is the fact that every on in the Younger family thinks that money will buy them happiness, and they all constantly disagree with each other about what they should do with the money. Walter wants the money so that he can prove that he is capable of making a future for his family. By doing well in business Walter thinks that he can buy his family happiness. His internal conflict comes into play because he has forgot about his husband responsibilities that he has toward his family by creating this infatuation with opening the liquor store with his friends.
In The Yellow Wallpaper, a short story by Charlotte Gilman, the symbol of the yellow wallpaper itself portrays a role into the main characters spiral into madness. To the main character, Jane, the wallpaper is at first a nuisance, then an obsession, and finally salvation. Jane becomes overwhelmed from the confided space with the wallpaper and begins to spiral into a deeper depression than what she started with and eventually loses her mind. The material of the paper itself represents Jane's everyday life, the illogical pattern that comes about in it, reflects the absence of logic in her mind and the very colour of the paper depicts the illness that yellows her sight and imprisons her within an unpredictable life, these things all playing a role in Jane's insanity. The wallpaper is at first a great annoyance to Jane as she claims that it is confusing and contradicting.
Just a lost soul in search of his dream. 3. There are many setting in the story from school life to theater life to home life to life in new York city. Yes because the life he lives on Cordelia Street he was trying to escape from. The setting affects him because he was trying to escapes from something he’s not in attempt to become a different person when he gets to New York City but yet realizes that the past followed him and pushes him
The Head Master Piece When looking at this work of art by jean Michel Basquiat, the author sees that the artist way of describing this painting is a terrific way to display pain and sadness. In life, people have different ways of expressing themselves. The reflection in this painting means to the author that Basquiat is sad and seems confused at the world. The possibilities are that he might have had a rough childhood. The drawing shows a scary Skelton face that have different pattern around it full of sadness, pain, hurt and damage.
The great Gatsby: self improvement Nick Caraway has many dilemmas in this story. He moves from New York from the west and moves to west egg, where he meets and becomes good friends with his neighbor Jay Gatsby. Nick is also afraid of staying organized when he moves to west egg, and is over working himself and putting a lot of stress on himself from his work and his life with friends. He also moves to a place of the “new rich” where the rich as snobby and spoiled as ever and no nothing but the high life, and where people use other people to get what they want. He doesn’t like getting to attached to anyone emotionally.
ii. She has so much holding her back that John might think it’s better for her but in reality it is making her condition worse. b. But what of the illness itself, the increasing confusion between inside and outside, between what is in the wallpaper design and what is read into it and between the creeping women in the wallpaper and the heroine as the creeping women (Stephen L. Post) Pg 4. iii. This quote shows the irony of how her illness remains untreated after she is noticeably ill. iv.