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. An instance of this is when he goes on a date with Sally Hayes; his solitude forces him to crave love and affection from another human being but his isolation and fear of being hurt from another person cause him to drive off people easily. In conclusion we learn that Holden feels isolated from everyone and everything. In spite of living a seemingly happy life and going to one of the best schools in the country, Holden hates everything and everyone and believes everyone is fake. Holden’s sense of superiority is just a veil to cover his insecurities and his social criticism of everyone are just ways to project his negative qualities onto another person to make himself feel
Capulet insults Juliet by calling her a “tallow-face!” and “disobedient wretch!” Name calling is a very childish thing to do and here we see Capulet just throwing a tantrum because he is not getting his way. This shows that Capulet is not used to Juliet or anyone disobeying him, he is used to being in the spotlight where people treat him as royalty. However as soon as someone does not do what he says he goes mad and you can see this because he starts cursing his only child and he doesn’t care about how she might feel. This is very immature because he just carries on shouting at her and doesn’t even stop to actually question her motives because all he wants is for Juliet to change her mind. He is also cruel in his choice of insults as he calls her a “green-sickness carrion!” and he is trying to tell her that she’s no different than a pile of skeletons if she doesn’t marry
He always feels guilty because of his violent birth, in which his mother died. This reality makes him always feel miserable about his past. On the other hand, he acts like an arrogant "Pashtun" in most of his behaviour with Hassan, and puts himself in a higher rank of ethnic groups, in comparison to "Hazzaras", whom have no voice in society. After all, these issues make huge contrasting decisions for Amir, however the reader should judge him regardless to these ways of thinking, because of Amir's particular situation. How would you describe the relationship between: Baba and Ali: Baba’s father was a judge who had adopted the orpahan Ali (Hassan's father) and raised the boy along with his own son (Baba).
Holden has been kicked out of many of the best boarding schools, and thinks that the everyone is phony. Holden’s problem is that he is always hiding his feelings and mood. Holden is always judging people and calls them phony. Sine the beginning of the book Holden has showed us that a red hunting hat the he wears most of the time is significant to him and has value on his opines, for the reason that its always on his possession. Holden’s red hunting hat represents has feelings and mood, and without that hat the parts were Holden feels that his emotions change are not indicated in this way then the reader would lose a major part of what creates Holden.
Irony-Holden/13- “One of the biggest reasons I left Elton Hills was because I was surrounded by phonies” Explanation- Holden constantly calls everyone in his life a phony, when in reality, Holden is the real phony. Theme- The Phoniness Explanation- Holden constantly sees people in the book as “Phony” and most of the time he appears to be right. Most of the characters in the book so far such as Stradlater and Ackley, appear to be phoneys due to the fact that they do and say things that don’t reflect their appearances. Voice- Stradlater/44 - “Shut up now Holden ,” he said with his big stupid red face “Just shut up now” Explanation- This shows how angry Stradlater was from Holden calling him a moron. =This shows how his anger begins to foster, and is eventually used in way to inflict Holden.
One experience is with Boo Radley who was the mysterious man who never leaved his house, and they always thought he was evil and they were all afraid of him, but then he saved them from being attacked but during the attack Jem was knocked out could so he never saw who saved them but Scout did. That is when she knew that they were wrong that Boo Radley didn’t stay in his house because he is evil but stayed in because the world was evil and he did not want to be a part of it. Jem was also exposed to a life changing event and that is the Tom Robinson trail. In the trail he learns how mean a race can be to another race, to Jem after Atticus presented the evidence to the Jury it seemed like Tom would have won for sure but he didn’t really know about the racism that happens and was shocked when he was proven guilty. Both the children went through a hard childhood with discrimination a big part of their life’s and just a regular day could have had a life altering change.
John also wants to have good friends and have a sense of what it feels like for someone to care for him. The teenager is afraid of being a reject or being left, so the immature boy pushes people away before they have a chance to reject the lonely one. In addition, John’s love for attention always gets the best of him. The boy feels he is not interesting due to his parent’s lack of affection towards their son, so John, “Prevaricates for prevaricating’s sake” (25). John is always telling constant lies such as when he calls the operator, ‘”You can dial that number yourself, sir.” “No, I cannot.
He describes him like a thin, pale, indefinite wraith. There is a part of Charlie that feels uncomfortable, or unsafe because he can’t look for safety with both of his parents. Also his father’s dislike and indefinite movements made Charlie a little scared. He never new where he was, and sometimes it was in the middle of the night. In spite of that, he can still see some things they have in common, and Charlie’s love for his father is not seen until his father is in a difficult situation.
Aylmer was constantly saying the birthmark was a defect, an earthly imperfection. It is clear he projects his insecurities to Georgiana. In his life he had failed many experiments and is not the best human being on earth. It is a rude action from Aylmer to constantly talk about that imperfection. What man does criticize his wife for a birthmark?