Antigone is more heroic than Creon, she takes risks and she is brave. When her own blood brother is sentenced to eternal suffering by being denied a burial, Antigone decides to break the law and risk her own life for her brother; “But I will bury him; and if I must die” (1.55) said Antigone, all for the sake of Polynesis’s eternal rest. Creon, on the other hand has no heroic traits apart from wanting the best for the people; he humiliates Antigone and her sister in public. This value and importance Creon has for the people’s opinion is destroyed when the people protest Antigone’s death, and he does not decide to follow what the people believe. Gentlemen, I beg you to observe these girls: One has just now lost her mind; the other, It seems has never had a mind at all (1.150) said Creon.
He is free from the diseases of racism and classism so widespread in those days. Atticus does not judge, that’s the biggest difference between him and the rest of the townspeople. He once said ‘ You never really understand a person until you consider things from their point of view, until you climb into his skin and walk around in it'. Atticus is the most nonjudgmental person in all of Maycomb. • As a father Atticus can be said to be a great father.
Throughout The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Huck and Jim form a bonded relationship like no other. They defy all social “laws” with no remorse or feelings of guilt and they begin to fill the missing piece of the father- son relationship that Huck has lacked his whole childhood. They rely on one another for almost everything. Jim needs Huck so that his secret of running away is not revealed and Huck relies on Jim to subconsciously keep him safe from all the evils he is running away from in his everyday life. Huck also needs Jim to act as the missing father-figure to guide him along their journeys.
He is a small but strong man that has sharp eyes, a dark of a face and looks to be in his 30’s. He has a confident personality; he is a smart, responsible and an ambitious person. During this novel we see how George is a caregiver, nourishes and sacrifices a lot for Lennie. Even though George is looking for an equal relationship and a steady job he can keep, he still doesn’t give up on Lennie. He has a lot of patience for him, because he knows that nobody else would want to take care of him, they’ll put Lennie in a cage and lock him up, like a wild animal and George he will feel the guilt if he lets that happen.
Change is when people have things happen to their circumstances and are forced to think or believe differently. Change was important because it was a dominant theme in the novel as the characters – young teenagers – were forced to cope with the devastation of their lives and their environment caused by war. The theme of change is also important because it is something that affects us all at some time in our lives. We never know what the outcome will be for us, and just hope that our personal skills will make us strong enough to cope with whatever life brings us. John Marsden shows the theme of leadership all throughout the book.
(page 234) .Misfit says that he knows that his dad died because of flu. So, he was punished wrongly. He says, “I found out the crime don’t matter. You can do one thing or you can do another, kill a man, because sooner or later you’re going to forget what it was you done and just punished for it” (page 235). Here he says that weather you kill people or take tire of car you will be punished anyway and when you will be punished you will forgot what you did and will be punished for no reason.
Like George, Candy only wanted his dog dead to prevent it from enduring the suffering that they both face from oppressors. “You seen what they did to my dog tonight? They says he wasn’t no good to himself nor nobody else. What they can me here I wisht somebody shoot me. But they won’t do nothing like that.
The hero and the coward both feel the same thing, but the hero uses his fear, projects it onto his opponent, while the coward runs". This is one thing that kept Bozella going,he knew he was not a coward. Bozella was not only a man with a lot of hope but he also had perseverance. He never gave up when they continued to trial him guilty.He continued to keep trying to gain his freedom which rightfully was his. Bozella is now a great inspiration to a lot of people.He is a great example of why never to give
The way Okonkwo faces his problems in things fall apart eventually leads to his downfall. Okonkwo's dedication to his manliness is what leads him to these circumstances of violence and the way he thinks is the reason for his downfall. Okonkwo was a proud strong man who by working hard was able to bring himself to a respectable man in his clan. Okonkwo always let his anger get the best of him and show no emotion to prove he was a real man and better than his father. Okonkwo was scared of people thinking he was just like his father so he worked hard since he was a child.
Hamlet even seems to have forgotten the main reason why he is avenging his father’s death. Hamlet makes many decisions from not killing Claudius while he was praying to killing the innocent Polonius, and disobeying his father’s ghost’s instructions by tormenting his mother, and Laertes can be seen as the very opposite of Hamlet because he is everything that Hamlet is not. Hamlet’s delay of vengeance can also be seen as another