All of the problems that faced Victor and the misery it caused his family was all due to his choice to abandon his creation when it needed him most. His personal failures as a human being causes the deaths of his friends and family who were completely innocent. Frankenstein’s failure to make any competent decisions lead to his life of misery and constant failure. Not even Walton is innocent of this. Walton’ naiveté and grief caused him to turn his back on the creation, who wants nothing more than to have a companion, just like Walton.
Victor isolates himself from his family, friends, and meant-to-be wife. His ambitions are what isolate him and brought to life a creature whose suffering was unfairly conveyed into his life. The creature is isolated by everyone including his creator. He had no choice, unlike Victor. Finally, as the story starts to change, the creature begins to take control of the situation.
The legend of Sisyphus is an echo of our own because we as humans will not complete all of our ambitions and the world will not fulfill all of our desires. Therefore, we should seek to improve our lives and make it worthwhile. In a way by fulfilling life, we will also be completing Camus' view as continuing life in spite of its pointlessness and being free to make our own purpose. Works Cited Klemke, E. D., and Steven M. Cahn. The Meaning of Life: A Reader.
Not only is human connection vital to live a happy and joyful life, but it is necessary to create a legacy, and thus live on through others. But in order to do this, one must first overcome their ego and their sense of self. Once all of the “I” thoughts are gone, one can relate, but fully understand, the higher powers as well as other human beings around us. However, it is important to accept that we may never fully understand the driving force of this universe. While it can be experienced, and we can briefly get an idea of what it is, it is impossible to define these concepts in words, because we don’t have a language that transcends what we can understand.
People follow because it gives them purpose to strive for something seemingly obtainable. Gilbert says, “It’s only when we cannot change the experience that we look for ways to change our view of the experience.” Gilbert is speaking of a situation that is initially viewed as an unfavorable one. Having a leader is an experience that is difficult to change especially if there aren’t many choices of leaders available. So even if someone doesn’t completely believe in the leader’s cause, but is still a part of that community, unconsciously it’ll change the way they view the situation because they’re stuck with that leader. So instead of seeing it as an unfavorable situation, the perspective of the follower is changed to see acceptance by the community.
Culture arises at the same moment it disperses, it is constantly being remolded by the individuals that take part in their everydayness as subjects. Commonly understand, culture is the products of a given society. Value is assigned to these products through their historical relation to the crumbling network of production that we call ‘culture’. Commonalities in personalities of Others begin to arise exponentially as individuals encounter different experiences. There are some commonalities within all of our personalities, and more of these commonalities the specific subjectivities within a culture, these cultural codings are how the Others define each other.
Each has his or her own way. The people all are effect and one person actions causes others to have the same or worse actions as well. This only goes to show what these cause chaos and harm to everyone. 3. The events are disturbing to all and Manfred has changed from a decent and humble man to a erratic and insane man lustful for a new son and lover to fulfill this task.
It was once said by an unknown source that, “one can never hope to discover new oceans if one does ... ... middle of paper ... ...it is due to cultural, or societal conditions (quoted in Hergenhahn and Olson, 1999). Yet emphasis of the meaning in any life and the seeking of those experiences in life that will achieve and maintain life purpose and transcend ones “shell” of existence, is of paramount importance. Man has the capacity to make choices, and our ultimate satisfaction relies completely on making appropriate and correct decisions for ourselves. In closing, man is a social being with a purpose. No two persons have the same purpose, and no two person’s journey to find that purpose is identical.
Victor’s self-centered behavior effects everyone in the novel; he hurts his family’s feelings, he lets those that he loves die, and abandons his own creation. Even the creature couldn’t have committed such horrible acts before the effects of society’s rejection.
However, Hawthorne shows him to be an evil-minded person who is so consumed with vengeance and hatred that he cannot live when his victim dies. His only purpose in life is to make Dimmesdale’s life miserable; so when the minister dies, Chillingworth has no purpose left so he dies as well. The story of the scarlet letter is extremely relatable in the modern era. People often do not realize that everyone has his/her own story and that people should not jump to conclusions without knowing that story. The kid that is always angry and is always bullied?