She shows Atticus gradually becoming more nervous through punctuation, for example "Don't just stand there, Heck!". By using an exclamation mark to suggest that Atticus is shouting, Lee shows to the reader that he is growing increasingly more anxious. This builds up a sense of danger, and creates tension for the reader, as we too become uneasy and fearful of what might happen next. This is also effective as it is one of the rare moments in the novel when Lee shows Atticus being nervous, which makes the passage more alarming as atticus is
With the knowledge of it being quite a terrifying one we know that when he tells his story we should be expecting something which is grim as ,even he himself says “my peace of mind was about to be disturbed” . This means that whatever he was about to tell us wasn’t going to be anything but atrocious, therefore creating a foreboding tense atmosphere. You can expect the incident to be quite a fearful one for Arthur , through his reactions in the chapter. As soon as he starts to think back about the experience and
His lack of strength to confess and the fear of revealing the sin take over his heart, and even display on his face, “Notwithstanding his high native gifts...an apprehensive, a startled, a half-frightened look - as of a being who felt himself quite astray and at a loss in the pathway of human existence, and could only be at ease in some seclusion of his own” (72). The “astray” and “loss in the pathway” depict and enhance the guilt and fear within Dimmesdale. His failure of confession emphasizes his weakness and ignites the long and torturous journey of him carrying the heavy burden of guilt. To the Purtian Society, standing on the scaffold means the acknowledgement of sin. Dimmesdale seeks momentary relive for his guilt by going on the scaffold, but only at night time, when the whole town rests.
A hand that is only kept steady by his pleasure and if he should remove his hand, it would be the end for the entire congregation. This imagery describes how the congregation was not living virtuous lives and how God’s wrath was building up as time passed. This incited a sense of fear of damnation in the congregation as they realized how much danger they were in and pushed them to become more devoted. The second example of imagery is found in paragraph nine. Jonathan compares God’s wrath to a taunt bow, ready to fire at any moment.
From here, the couple proceeded to get into quite the argument, showing that their communication habits are, indeed, unhealthy because the husband continued to talk, even though he knew it would lead to a disagreement. This poor communication can transition into tension between partners. The two people in “A Song on Royal Street” by Richard Blessing also struggled with ineffective communication: “’Remember?’ ‘No’” (30). Here, the man is telling the woman about an event that happened on Royal Street many
I will find out the whole truth(61).” His judgment is flawed by emotional pressure that causes him to lose a sense of balance from the beginning when he is shunned by Creon and he feels that they are trying to take his place. And lastly he often goes out of his way to try and change the way things are supposed to happen with the way he moves to not be tempted to kill his father and commit incest with his mother. 3: Oedipus suffers many different kinds of pain from physical to emotional, including everything in between like mental and spiritual. He suffers physical pain when he finally just gouges his own eyes out. He feels emotional pain just knowing that he has accidentally killed his father.
The director portrays this fear through the use of facial expression, gesture/posture and tone of voice. The director demonstrates a fear of the unknown through gesture/posture. An example of this fear is when Stephen Kumalo is afraid to open the letter. When Stephen doesn’t open it, it is easy to tell something is wrong. When he looks at it a second time, he sighs, showing he is afraid.
This example strongly reflects that obsessive, compulsive behaviors are used to suppress anxiety. This is because fathers feel nervous about harming the child, just as obsessive individuals feel anxious about what would happen if he does not complete his ritual. In the article, many types of research strategies and other forms of data collection were represented. For example, in the case with fathers reporting their anxiety about harming their child, a survey was most likely used. A survey is data collected based on individual’s responses.
His arms gradually bent at the elbows and his hands closed into fists… Lennie squirmed under the look and shifted his feet nervously.” The word ‘squirmed’ means to be in discomfort or emotional distress, so this shows that Lennie feels uncomfortable to be in Curley’s presence. This presents conflict as Lennie is threatened by Curley’s nature despite the size difference. This evokes sympathy in the reader towards Lennie, as despite his physical strength, he is still vulnerable because of his mental disability. However, Lennie is also seen as a threat to Curley because of his physical appearance and strength. “Curley’s fist was swinging when Lennie reached for it.
In the story, narrator mentions that, “Krebs acquired the nausea in regard to experience that is the result of untruth or exaggeration...” (118). This quote is showing that Krebs feels uncomfortable every time that he lies to the others. He wants to live in the simple life without any complicated. The more he lies is the more trouble that he makes to himself. He knows there is consequence from those lies.