It has been said of Iago that he is the devil incarnate or that he personifies the devil (pg. 244) this accusation comes to life as you read the play and discover for yourself that in each scene in which Iago speaks one can point out his deception. It is not clear whether Iago has a master plan or if he is just winged it moment by moment with his ultimate gain in mind. However, what is clear, and what we will point out in the following, is that Iago has the ability to use word play to say the right thing at the right time. He is quick witted and that is what makes him a successful villain.
In Joyce Jones’s short story, “The Boarding House,” characterization is a key factor. Mrs. Mooney, a divorced wife, was considered to be a woman who was very determined by the author. As the protagonist of this short story, Mrs. Mooney firmly takes control of her own life, as well as her daughter Polly’s. She successfully planned to secure her daughter in a comfortable marriage in which shows her character is a bit ambiguous. It seems as though she demands equality between men and women but also manipulates relationships to rid herself of her daughter.
My grandmother is a business lady and someday soon I will have a business of my own. I have learned so much from my grandmother; I can take these lessons and have a bright, rich and successful future because of them. I have received so much love from her and I thank her for that each and every day. It’s not a day that goes by that we don’t speak and every day she inspires me to do better and push harder in my studies. I really appreciate everything that she has taught me and I have nothing but the up-most respect for this lady…Selena
Within An Ideal Husband and The Importance of Being Earnest, deception pervaded the formation of both plot and characters. Wilde’s self-referential Lord Goring flirted ... ... middle of paper ... ...fe of the artist, just as Wilde imitated himself in his deceptive art. Bibliography: Beckson, Karl. The Oscar Wilde Encyclopedia. New York: AMS Press, Inc., 1998.
Without a doubt, one of the main themes that runs throughout William Shakesphere’s tragic play, Othello, manipulates honesty. In the play, from whence spring honesty the most interesting character Iago reveals himself further from the truth. He reveals his manipulative ability through the use of common men language that tells men what they want to hear, which benefits Iago and leads him to his goals. As the scene trans-parents, Roderigo is pouting, and bellows, "Tush! never tell me; I take it much unkindly / That thou, Iago, who hast had my purse / As if the strings were thine, shouldst know of this.” The "this" broadcasts the departure of Othello and Desdemona.
Mr. Collins then proposes to Charlotte Lucas, Elizabeth’s best friend, who accepts. Elizabeth then leaves home to stay with, the Collins’ who live near Lady Catherine de Bourgh, Mr. Darcy’s aunt. While this is going on, Mr. Darcy realizes he has feelings for Elizabeth and proposes to her, this i... ... middle of paper ... ...th a call from her ladyship, and nothing escaped her observation…" Lady Catherine noticed flaws in everyone and used her position and title of "Lady" to rise above everyone and make herself seem superior to them. Her position gives her pride and she flaunts it in a negative way. There are many examples throughout the novel, to support the running theme, and title of the novel, Pride and Prejudice.
A wife’s job is to do whatever it takes to please her husband and if he unfortunately found a better woman then he can replace her. Even after being replaced, the wife will be responsible for the children and her husband is free to live his new life. Women are easily controlled, so everyone would want a wife. Women are just wives that need to know their roles of being perfect wives in their husbands’ eyes and the only goal in their lives is to make their so called husband happy. Even if they are going to be replaced whenever they are not needed or up to their men’s standards.
The Bennet girls struggle to capture his attention, and Jane, who judges no one, is the daughter who manages to win his heart, until Mr. Bingley abruptly leaves town. Mr. Bingley is often accompanied by Fitzwilliam Darcy, who is a very proud man. Elizabeth Bennet, who is proud of herself, and Mr. Darcy are not fond of one another from the start, these two characters pose the central conflict in the novel. As the novel progresses, Elizabeth receives a marriage proposal from her cousin, Mr. Collins, and turns him down. Mr. Collins then proposes to Charlotte Lucas, Elizabeth’s bestfriend, who accepts.
The novel was inspired by the way he fell in love with his wife Zelda. The novel The Great Gatsby displays deceitfulness in many of its characters. The deceit brings many of the characters to their downfall. Gatsby had the greatest downfall of them all due to the fact it took his life. In The Great Gatsby , “ Gatsby goes to spectacular lengths to try to achieve what Nick calls ‘his incorruptible dream’ to recapture the past by getting Daisy Buchannan love” (Sutton).
However, this perception of Gatsby is eventually completely transformed as Fitzgerald continuously divulges the flaws within Gatsby and his way of life. Having given his book the title, The Great Gatsby, Fitzgerald has created a level of irony that enhances Gatsby's character and serves as a basis of contrast between how Gatsby appears to an outsider and what he really is. F. Scott Fitzgerald was very clever in choosing the word "great" in describing such a complex character as Jay Gatsby. It is clear that this word is being used facetiously as Fitzgerald continuously reveals more and more weakness within Gatsby. At first glance, Gatsby is portrayed as glamorous and magnificent.