The story, “Parker’s Back” by Flanner O’Connor pertains to the story of Parker’s dissatisfaction with his life. The story begins by describing his disinterest in his “ugly” wife. Not only is she unattractive but also mean and now pregnant. Parker cannot conclude to why he stays with her. He conveys how unhappy she makes him, however he can’t seem to leave her side.
It also symbolizes his anger and madness towards his daughters, which is why the storm is so severe. It is an internal confusion of Lear’s mind. It is like as if he cannot believe that his daughters would be so cruel to him. Another symbol throughout the play is the blindness of Glouster. The blindness of Glouster symbolizes that him and Lear both have loyal children and disloyal children.
Due to Willy’s egotistical nature and the need to feed it with a mistress, his downfall begins in the eyes of Biff. Not only does Willy lose Biff’s respect which is proven when Biff calls him a “phony little fake” (121), but Willy is also too prideful to amend his relationship. This causes Biff to lose his confidence and surrender his dreams of studying at the University of Virginia. As a result of his egotistical nature derived from his pr... ... middle of paper ... ...ives to achieve the wrong things. This furthermore leads to the downfall of Willy and his family, proving that Willy Loman is a tragic hero.
Throughout the story, Roger Chillingworth wanted to seek out revenge to whoever Hester’s child father and lover was. As for Dimmesdale, he was emotionally broken because he felt guilty, and there nothing he could do about it, besides live with it or else be punished harshly. Then comes Hester, she had to live with the scarlet letter “A” on her chest for life, which constantly reminded people of her adultery crime. She was emotionally broken because no one wanted to be near her due to the crime she committed. Thus, made her felt isolated and friendless.
In comparison to The Great Gatsby, in The Silent Wife, Todd had been unfaithful to his wife Jodi. While he was depressed he got involved with his best frie... ... middle of paper ... ...d suffered consequence as a result of his betrayal while Gatsby was being loyal to Daisy and was trying to protect her. Because of Gatsby’s refusal to give up on the love of his life, it ultimately led to his death, whereas Todd’s infidelity led to a trail of mistakes that resulted him in the same fate. Harrison’s thriller novel The Silent Wife, Todd had betrayed his wife and had hurt her to the point where she decided he was better of dead. Meanwhile, in Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby, Gatsby’s loyalty prompted him to devote everything for a woman that never loved him the way he wanted her to.
His neighbors and friends hear of the evil Blake has done to his own wife, and as a result they reject Blake as a friend. His self-involved attitude prevents him from caring that he has no companions. When his neighbor, Mrs. Compton, cannot give him a genuine smile, we r... ... middle of paper ... ...relationship. Cheever?s preoccupation with sin and deception is played out in the story. Works Cited Cheever, John.
When Iago begins poisoning Othello’s mind with false suspicion of Desdemona’s fidelity, the mood is extremely frustrating. The reader is aware of Iago’s lies, yet Othello is being easily led to believe them. This also evokes anger towards Iago, he is evil in his constant lying, yet he is referred to by Othello as kind and honest. This irony is painful to the reader because it is so blatant. Othello’s extreme jealousy causes the reader a combination of emotions.
His only redeeming option becomes revea... ... middle of paper ... ...ly forgiven overtime. Dimmesdale’s hidden sin in contrast seems to go unnoticed in public, although it breaks his spirit and hurts him so much until the misery is unbearable. Mistress Hibbins’ taken on, advertised, and proud sin makes her immoral and feared in the community, as well as apprehensive. Through the actions, treatment, and redemption of Hester Prynne, Dimmesdale, and Mistress Hibbins, it may be seen that the nature of sin truly does infiltrate the person by destroying their self-confidence and making them false, make a reputation unbearable, remain a part of the sinner a part forever, and only have a chance for redemption after a long expanse of time from when the sin was committed and when it is forgiven. While sin prods, pokes, and plays at its meat with a fork as torture, or decides to let a piece remain undigested, in its nature, sin is a carnivore.
What is certain, though, is that he is far from satisfied with his wife, the main root of the problem is his being suspiciuos of her real character. His insecurity makes him act like Olav Tryggvason (kill the traitor) and ask similar questions to the one Håkon the Jarl posed to his lifelong companion: WHY ART THOU SO WAN AND SOMETIMES AS BLACK AS THE EARTH?
Already full of self-criticism and self-loathing (Grigg 140), Antoinette begins feeling an “unconscious sense of guilt,” the result of an identification with someone to whom the person has been erotically attached; and it is “often the sole remaining trace of the abandoned love –relation” (Grigg 141). While Rochester is determined not to love her, he cannot help but feel responsible for her, after all part of the exile, and therefore her undoing is attributed to him. Unable to walk away from the marriage, he sets out to make the best of it the only way he knows how, by locking her away, exiling her