| * Very self- absorbed * Believes pursuit of pleasure is the most important thing in life * Helps other solely to make himself feel better * Indifferent to moral consequence * Nothing is entirely good or entirely evil * Recognizes he is disgusting * Accepts that he cannot force society to conform to his desires | Svidrigailov comes closest to living Raskolnikov’s “extraordinary man” philosophy. Svidrigailov is an important character in Crime and Punishment because his decisions and lifestyle portray the punishment and fate of men who adhere to the “extraordinary man” theory. There comes a point in the novel when both Raskolnikov and Svidrigailov feel a sense of hopelessness and listlessness for their beliefs and actions. Raskonikov, however, is redeemed by his love for Sonya and the love his friends and family. He experiences humility.
People are obsessed with fitting in the social mainstream that they become afraid of change and are challenged by genuine emotion. The weeping man doesn’t want or need anything from his society. “The weeping man, like the earth requires nothing”. However although the society is isolated from the weeping man, the onlookers get a choice. The facelessness of modern society means there is less fear of judgement and the consequences of judgement, than in the society such as Salem in the Crucible.
Okonkwo feels ashamed of his father, Unoka and, fears becoming like him. Unoka was a careless, lazy, poor and gentle man. He was more interested in music and conversation rather than doing work or improving himself. Okonkwo rejects everything that he believes his father stood for. Okonkwo adopts opposite ideals of his father.
They show hate to one another and he wants everyone to come together. II. Body- A. Anger- He sees no change in who he is and he wakes up feeling like he's not going anywhere. He thinks people do not care, because of the color of his skin. B. Unloved- The changes he and his brother went through were so different that they don't feel like brothers anymore.
It is the only time he thinks of what he has left behind. Also the reason why he laughs is that He discovers he does not look like his brothers, because they are shapeless, formless, and downtrodden while he is thin, strong, and lithe. He is hard and strong and concludes that he can trust himself and has nothing to fear of his own company. 8. The uncharted forest symbolizes our society being burned and hidden in the leafs it symbolizes free thought action and freedom in general. Here is where equality opens up and sees his reflection and sees he looks much better than his brothers and he can become scientifically greater to. 9.
He believes that he is cursed when he falls into deep thought, and questions the ways of the collective society (Rand, 21). An example of Equality 7-2521 desiring to know, was when he longed to see a reflection of himself, he thought to himself “Men never see their own faces and never ask their brothers about it, for it is evil to have concern
Society rejects these odd new things. However the man doesn’t give in and change his ideas to fit what society wants and he seems content doing it. This confuses the masses and encourages them to hate him more. Aristotle calls him “the great-souled man” Ayn Rand calls him Howard Roark but they are one and the same. Howard Roark is the novel's personification of the perfect man.
Velutha is the “The God of Small Things”. He slips from place to place without being noticed. He takes the time to notice and enjoy the small things without noticing one big thing. The big thing is the fact that he is an Untouchable and should not be playing with Rahel and Estha or sleeping with their mother. Along with being called “The God of Small Things”, Velutha is also called the “The God of Loss”.
Brigham Young once said, “Why do we worry about what others think of us, do we have more confidence in their opinions than we do our own?” One of the many stories in Tales From the Thousand and One Nights is “The Historic Fart, “ story about a man who lets out a loud fart on his wedding night. He is extremely ashamed and embarrassed, and runs off never to be seen again. This is a great example about how caught up people are in caring about what others think of them. Through the psychoanalytical approach we can see why people care what others think, how it relates to “The Historic Fart”, and how it is still prevalent in today’s culture. Everyone worries about what people think of them at some time or another, but why do we care so much?