He’s honest and devoted and provides well for Edna and the children. Above all else, he is completely faithful. From the outside, it would seem as though Edna should be completely satisfied with her husband and lifestyle. However, Leonce doesn’t really seem have much real love for Edna. He is very short tempered and doesn’t have much patience for her.
Although Pip has such bad characteristics, he is also considered an open-hearted and friendly person, but he still has a problem regarding the fact that he suffers from excessive pride, and he doesn’t care about the others surrounding him, especially if they are from a lower social class. In other words, Pip could be considered a weak and incoherent character. Estella isn’t completely different from Pip, since she was also a raised orphan, but unlike Pip, she was born into a rich family and lived her whole life with an
As well as being attracted to someone who directly makes us happy, we also like people who we associate with a pleasant experience. For example, if we meet someone while we are at a party and feeling happy, we may associate them with the happy feeling. We are more likely to be attracted to this person than if we met when we were unhappy. This theory is supported by Griffitt and Guay’s study. Their participants were evaluated on a creative task by an experimenter and then asked to rate how much they liked the experimenter.
He’s always there for me, and he’s a wonderful friend, and I wouldn’t trade it for anything. He tells me that he’s not my whole life, and that he’s not the most important thing, but yeah he is he really truly is. When ever I talk to him everything that is bothering me seams to fade away like it was never a problem. And when I’m with him, he’s all I see. He’s the reason I smile, he’s the reason I hurt, he’s the reason I cry, and he’s the reason I never give up.
Marian Forrester and Her Fabulous Relationships Mrs. Forrester was always respected for her personality but she was never able to possess a relationship that succeeded. Some may view Marian Forrester's long-standing affair with the masculine Frank Ellinger as a fatal character flaw, it can also show contend that its existence and its abrupt demise via long distance telephone call illustrate a vital stepping stone along her journey of personal growth, and gives an important piece of the puzzle that is her evolving ideal of love. As soon as Marian Forrester storms into Neil's house in the middle of the night, we learn that she has braved the rain, mud, and (especially), the ford crossing that was “'up to a horses belly'” with flood water (Cather
As Benedick confesses his love to Beatrice, so too does she. “It were as possible for me to say I loved nothing so well as you. But believe me not, and yet I lie not. I confess nothing nor I deny nothing.” (4.1) They are surprised to hear the other admitting so easily to it, but the sheer joy which follows is clear “I love you with so much of my heart that none is left to protest.” The interactions between Beatrice and Benedick show us that people often hide behind masks in fear of the unknown, that self-deceit isn’t always the best thing for us and that sometimes we must take a leap of faith to discover
Goneril: “I love you more than words can wield the matter; / Dearer than eye-sight, space, and liberty; / Beyond what can be valued” (1.1.58-60). As she speaks the words that Lear wants to hear she appears to be an obedient daughter. McLeish (1985, as cited in Halenárová, 2015) describes Goneril as a woman full of ambitions and desires, and just like her father when she doesn’t get what she wants she becomes mean. She resembles her father in another aspect as well, she has a poor judgment of character she trust Edmund. When she gets her part of inheritance she totally forgets her father and orders her servants to treat Lear sternly: “Put on what weary negligence you please”.
However, the fact that he keeps his mistress a secret and doesn’t file for a divorce shows that he does care about his wife’s happiness and well-being. Tom is a proud and confident character who has a lot of power and he knows it, it is what drives him. Even the way he stands shows that he has an immense power over people ‘leaning aggressively forward.’ This shows that Tom is always ready to be part of a fight or start something negative. He has ‘arrogant eyes’ which also shows that he has power and he is proud of that fact. The phrase, ‘fill those glistening boots’ describes how Tom thinks he is better at everything than everybody else is.
However the one thing he desired most that money could never buy was his love and passion for Daisy. Gatsby believed that he could win the love of the woman he longed for by showering her with materialistic items. Tom also took great pride in his earnings and believed he was a better man because of them. He exclaims, “Now don’t think my opinion on this matter is final just because I’m stronger and more of a man than you are” (Fitzgerald). He, along with Gatsby feels content with the unnecessary materialistic items that he owns.