But in all reality it is Gene who resents Finny and his resentment increases when Finny does not attain a reciprocal envy. When Gene's acts resentment drives him to enacts malicious thoughts and behaviors, he suddenly realizes that his real enemy lies not with Finny, but within himself, Finny's lack of comprehension with reality destroys him, and war is an internal conflict that beings spend their lives fighting against(This view is also shared by Bryant Hallman). Gene is very intelligent who ultimately adores and is jealous of Finny. He increasingly loses character and thinks to disperse it with his friend. Gene copes with his jealousy by convincing himself that he and Finny were "even after all, even in enmity.
When Gene went he realized that Leper was Away With Out Leave and the war had caused him to go insane. Leper’s enlistment made the concept of the war easier for Gene to cope with. The friendship between Gene and Leper was probably the least significant relationship for Gene of all. Brinker was jealous over the quick bonding between Gene and Finny, so Brinker looked for a way to revenge Gene by having a trial and forcing Finny to see that Gene really did cause him to fall. Leper gained the respect of Gene and the others, when he enlisted with the ski troopers.
This disability left him psychologically and morally lost, and takes his masculinity away from him. He cannot develop his relationship with Brett whom he truly loves, because he cannot physically satisfy her. This causes Jake to be troubled and have great shiftlessness. He is also annoyed with Cohn, who went on a trip to San Sebastian with Brett. He often enjoys seeing Cohn defeated by Mike, who is also jealous of Cohn.
Lastly, Catherine, Heathcliff and Edgar are alienated the most in the novel, Wuthering Heights. It can be said that this alienation is what causes their deaths, and all of their sorrows. Alienation makes a character desperate, and desperation can cause one to make decisions that they regret. Bad decisions are made by Hindley and Isabella because of alienation in the novel Wuthering Heights. Hindley first feels alienation as a young boy, when his father, Mr. Earnshaw returns from Liverpool with a dark haired boy, a “gipsy brat.” Hindley dislikes Heathcliff, the orphan immediately, but his hatred for him grows as he quickly becomes Mr. Earnshaw’s favourite.
However, even though Holden acts emotionless he does have feelings but expresses them differently. Holden also negatively characterizes people frequently, for example: Holden states that he finds Ackley very annoying and repulsive. However because of his longing for any source of human connection, he eventually befriends him and even asks Ackley to go to the movies with him. Holden is an emotionally unstable person and often finds himself in turmoil with his feelings. On one side Holden’s interest in human interactions drive him to find and build relationships of his own, but on the other hand he uses his alienation as a wall of protection from outside forces.
Later, when Frank confesses his scandalous relationship with his kid's underaged babysitter, Tub is shocked, but tries hard to understand Frank's affair. He is compassionate because he knows how bad it can feel to be misjudged. Even though he senses a moral dilemma in Frank's relationship with Roxanne, he also feels bad about making Frank feel bad. This shows Tub's kind, thoughtful
He sees that he did not pay enough attention to the peasants. He also realizes that he made a rash decision when he banishes Cordelia. Exile allows Lear to realize that he is wrong. It humbles him and eventually allows him to ask for forgiveness; “Pray you now, forget and forgive. I am old and foolish” (5.1.98).
This is not always a bad attribute; but, these emotions end up clouding Dave’s mind and cause him to make poor decisions. His bad judgment leads him from one bad situation to another, proving that he is no man. Dave uses many tactics to get what he wants throughout this tale, including manipulation, deception, and when all else fails, taking the coward way out and running away. In the beginning, Dave seems to be a little irritated and upset from the lack of respect he receives from some of the boys around town. What Dave does not understand is that you need to give respect to get respect.
In essence Huck lies throughout the text, sometimes for the good, and grievously sometimes for the bad. Huck Finn has a tough life which puts gashes though his self-morality, so sometimes not believing what he says is not all that wrong. Huck has a father that tries to supply the good for him, but does not always end up in good terms. Pap is a complete drunkard, a mess, in some people’s eyes a waste of life. He takes Huck to a cabin where Pap physically abuses Huck.