This constant badgering from Pips relatives and elders increases Pips guilt on being a burden and lowers his self-esteem. Pip does not feel valued and does not value himself. Furthermore, Pip obviously knows that stealing the food and file for the convict is a crime, and he feels extremely guilty for it. This is shown as he travels to the grave yard and he imagines the animals speaking to him, calling
Because of his over-reliance of his parents, he thinks everything is their fault; his anger is uncontrollable and he barely has any respect for anything. 'Irresponsible.' What's the first thing that pops into your mind when you hear that word? Someone who lies and tries to cover his or her mistakes? Someone who blames everyone else for the consequences of their actions?
He lets the evil into his head and clouds his vision of others. He ends up living, but he isn’t happy nor is he nice towards others, especially his wife Faith. He thinks she is plotting against him and he ends up dying unhappy and almost alone. He viewed others differently and thought they were all involved with evil. So, as you can see, people were infected with evil, especially Brown himself.
For example, Amir’s guilt is shown through his actions, his insecurities, and in his inability to defend himself. Therefore, guilt plays a crucial role in human lives. First and foremost, guilt dictates people’s lives by making them feel remorseful, in which their guilt keeps them stuck in the past. Feeling guilty about something does not change the outcome; it will only bury a person emotionally, physically, and spiritually. In other words, they hang on to their guilt as a way of punishing themselves.
Although the actions and beliefs of characters in the plays Antigone and Oedipus Rex may seem primitive at times the themes that the plays portray such as guilt vs. shame and the position of women have morals that can be applied to today’s society. Guilt and shame can overcome many people’s lives and can cause some major problems. Some major problems could be depression, anxiety, and multiple personalities. Guilt and shame can also trigger post-traumatic stress disorder, also known as PTSD. I believe that Oedipus suffered from PTSD after finding out the true story of his life.
Holden is in the confusing process of passing from adolescence and innocence to what he feels is a corrupt adult society. Along the way, Holden has trouble finding identity and security as he isolates himself from his society by shutting out the world and criticizing others who he deems "phonies." Because he is so adamant to criticize the world and reject its values and conventions he consequentially isolates himself from people who try to him along the way through this stressful period of
His life is a web of lies and deceit in some form or another and the reader is set up to view Amir negatively. 1. * Amir’s inability to accept accountability or own up to his ‘past’ reaffirms his weakness in character. * Spends most of his life escaping the sins of his past which leads him to shame himself and with hold secrets. * Ultimate sin was the betrayal of Hassan, letting him get raped, then displacing Ali and Hassan from their home with Baba.
At this point, Asbury feels very disheartened in his life for the things he has done. “What’s wrong with me is way beyond you” (O’Connor 95). Which means, Asbury chose his fate by not letting a doctor see him in person, which then brought Asbury down into a huge dump, making him feel more disappointed for what he has done. Secondly, he took a dangerous risk of drinking unpasteurized milk to make him suffer throughout this illness, “We’ve got to think free if we want to live free” (O’Connor 98)! Again, through Asbury’s mind he thought wrong when it’s not going to hurt his mother to lose two or three glasses of milk a day, when really it hurt Asbury himself by drinking the outdated milk, to make Asbury the person he is now.
First, he mistreats his poor family. He involves himself on activities that ruin the integrity of the family and even the society as a whole. When he gets annoyed by other people, he resolves to attack their property and destroy them. This is cruelty. Furthermore, he handles the boy in a very rude way.