Another good human quality is shown through the quality of wealth. Daisy from The Great Gatsby is seen to only value money because of the proper and settled life she wants to live. This is why she leaves Gatsby and marries Tom, which is contrary from the meaning of a human being. The novel I am the Messenger portrays the value of money differently than The Great Gatsby. The author shows how Ed Kennedy brings happiness in the Tatupu family by giving them a little gift.
While M. Lantins wife's has a different type of addiction an addiction that seems very strange to M.Lantin, her addiction to imitation jewelery. Even though M. Lantin with his salary could not buy real jewelery he was very critical about what was thought to be his his wife's fake jewelery collection “ you have the tastes of a gypsy” and often calling her collection “ Junk” ( Maupassant, 8). only to discover after his wife's death that the jewelery he mocked was worth a fortune and that she got those jewels from a third person. Both Hester and M. Lantin demonstrate how self absorbed in their own lives they did not realize what was happening to there loved
Creon prevents the people in Thebes to bury Polynices by saying that anyone who tries to bury him will be sentenced to death. This law may be harsh, but Polynices is a traitor who attacks his homeland. Creon makes no exceptions to the rule even when he realizes Antigone, his niece, tries to bury Polynices. It is easy for Creon to let Antigone get away with her crime, but he does what he thinks is right by starving Antigone. If he lets Antigone get away with burying her brother, it will make him seem weak, and the government corrupt.
His wife and his mistress, until an hour ago secure and inviolate were slipping precipitately from his control.”(p.119) Tom knows that Daisy only married him for his money and although she has developed feelings for him, he fears that if he leaves her for Myrtle she will turn to Gatsby. Tom may in fact feel threaten by how Gatsby has such an extravagant house and parties. Tom has been rich all his life and it isn’t until Gatsby shows up does he realize that he might lose Daisy. Because of this Tom tells Myrtle that he and Daisy cannot get a divorce because she is a Christian. It is evident that he is not happy being married to Daisy because he has an affair with Myrtle.
Gatsby, trying his best to attain her love, fails as fate becomes a problem as Wilson murders Gatsby. After Gatsby’s death, Daisy pretends like nothing happened between them moving on with her life. As long as she still had her money she did not care what happened to him. Gatsby truly loved her but she never realized it because of her desire for lavish living and constant happiness. She does whatever she can to forget Gatsby so she can live rich and happy.
With his very, own hands he murdered Duncan, an honorable king, which drastically changes his perspective on life. Macbeth looks at his bloodied hands and cries from shock because of how hard it is for the mind to fully accept such atrocities in life, especially
Madness and Mayhem are very much represented in Macbeth. The Madness comes to life in Macbeth and Lady Macbeth’s minds and is significantly exposed to the outside, where Mayhem has erupted and caused chaos and violent confusion. Madness and Mayhem is shown differently again in the text Firestorm. The Madness is revealed when Ben Masters has a life threatening decision to make, whether to stay and fight or flee and survive. The Mayhem is what the fire is doing to his house, his family and his livelihood.
As both Danforth and the judges oppress over him, Proctor cannot bring himself to sign, and ultimately leads himself to his own death. “How may I live without my name? I have given you my soul; leave me my name!” (Miller 133) In saying this, Proctor emphasizes the emotional strain which people were brought under during the trials. The reluctancy of Proctor to sign away his name allows him to make a much greater impact on the trials, and ultimately serve as a martyr against the corrupt system. The belief that people should not have to lie is one which comes up a lot in Proctor’s life.
An example of this is how Tom doesn’t even really like Myrtle, but he still cheats on Daisy with her. In this example, Tom is only using Myrtle as an escape from his life with Daisy, which isn’t as perfect as he wanted it to be. Therefore, he feels the need to cheat on Daisy, simply because he can get away with it. Another example of how the rich use the less rich, is when Gatsby uses Nick to get to Daisy. Gatsby wouldn’t have showed so much interest in Nick if he hadn’t known that Daisy was Nick’s cousin.
Although her husband loves her, she could not appreciate his hard work and had an affair with Tom. Her search for something more lead to her death. The disillusion of the American Dream is shown by Myrtle's death. To characters such as Myrtle and Gatsby, the dream was to have a lifestyle like those in East Egg. However, the dream itself is dead because East Eggers like Tom and Daisy are spoiled so much by wealth, they have lost all