Kristapher Guillen Mrs. Trammell Ap Language & Composition January 30 2013 The Juxtaposition of the King's men Within the famed novel, All the King's Men, Robert Penn Warren uses juxtaposition in order to convey one of the novel's most prominent themes. Throughout All The King’s Men, there is a constant struggle between innocence and awareness. For a reader to fully understand the novel one must acknowledge this struggle, for it is integral to the transformations of several major characters and the development of the novel itself. In the book, there are many cases where ignorance does prove to be bliss. However, there are also quite a few instances where awareness helps to empower a character.
Shelby then decides on Harry, the son of Mrs. Shelby’s maid. Before the trade is final Eliza is worried and asks Mrs. Shelby if she will loose he son, but she then reply’s with how he would never do something like that. Eliza married a talented man named George, but was separated from him when he was hired out to work a factory. He then invented a machine to speed up the process of cleaning hemp, and then later was look upon in admiration by the factory. But then was later accused of inventing the machine because he was too lazy to work himself.
The Great Dilemma John Proctor, the tragic hero of The Crucible written by Arthur Miller, has the mind of an honest man, but he also has a hidden secret—his act of adultery with Abigail Williams (Reverend Parris’s niece). Her obvious jealousy, emphasized by Proctor’s ending of their affair, gives the inspiration for the witch trials; Proctor then accepts some of the responsibility for what events happen. He feels that the only way to end Abigail and the other girls from their lies is to plead guilty to his adultery. Proctor abstains for a long period of time from admitting his sin, however, for the sake of his own good name and his wife’s honor. Eventually, Proctor’s efforts to expose Abigail as a fraud without revealing the vital information about their affair fail, and he makes a public confession of his sin.
Another reason Amir feels the need for redemption is that his mother died while giving birth to him, leaving Baba wifeless, and Amir can’t help but feel a little responsible for this happening. How does Amir think he can redeem himself to Baba? Well the kite-tournaments are a huge event in their culture and Amir feels that winning it, along with bringing Baba the losing kite, would redeem himself for not living up to Baba’s expectations. Most of Amir’s search for redemption comes from the incident with Hassan in the alley way. Although Hassan stands up for Amir every chance he gets, Amir stands back and watches Hassan get raped when Hassan was on a mission to get the losing kite for Amir.
Of course this logical advice is brushed off by John as if it had never been said. However, this argument is the beginning of the readers understanding of John’s views concerning the class system and where different groups of people belong within it. Without Mr. Varden, the actions of both Mr. Chester and John could perhaps appear as normal due to the time period (meaning one of much patriarchy), but Mr. Varden, and the relationship he holds with his daughter works to expose the elder men of their indecencies within the novel by contrasting it with his decencies. This foil
Benjamin Franklin is noted for, among other things, his autobiographical works which tend to throw a positive light on his musings and pseudo-enlightenment of the human condition. However, there are many people who have disagreed with his arguments, such as his list of virtues. One such man, D. H. Lawrence, decided to take a stand and put his opinions about Ben Franklin into writing. This is now a widely recognized satirical essay. Through satirical devices and tropes, D. H. Lawrence reveals the absurd and fatal flaws that Ben Franklin proposed in his writings.
One in particular , by the name or Kurtz, has a great affect on the story. While he is only introduced for a short time at the end of the story, he still plays part in the action, themes, and other characters’ development . Kurtz is somewhat of a mystery to the novel, but he is key in the action. At first Marlow doesn’t really know what he should think about Kurtz, but everyone seems to only say good things about him him. But Marlow thinks about the things he does and he doesn’t do what all the others do.
But you’re alive! You’re still alive! !” From here we can see that he was very Optimism and try to let his father feel better, so he use his humor to change their bad mood. The same example as his sister dead, in the book, after his grandma dead, he and the whole reservation were sad and had a funeral for his grandmother. At that time, a man who was rich came to the reservation, he use his funny story and funny move changed the sad situation although he was not did on purpose.
She tells them of the noose found in the basement, and also of how Willy has been getting into car ‘accidents.’ She begins to cry and tell Biff and Happy that Willy may not have been the most perfect father or husband or businessman, but he was a good guy and that “attention must be paid.” Clearly his whole family is affected by Willy’s recent behavior and willy can start to recognize this. So he plans to go to work the next morning to ask his boss if he could be reassigned to New York so he doesn’t have to travel so much. This is when Willy suffers a loss of stature. It turned out that his boss had been meaning to talk to him about something, about firing him. This hits Willy especially hard because he was very good friends with his old boss who died and left the company to his son.
To protect himself from discovery, Winston goes through the motions of outward rightfulness, but is fond of his inside world of dreams, memories and speculation about the past. Winston is married but separated, and has no children. Upon meeting Julia, he finds an outlet for his heretical opinions and for the love he yearns to share with another human being. His physical and mental health improves, and Winston starts to believe more powerfully in an established covert movement against the Party. Unfortunately, the affair is short and the couple is arrested.