In Trifles, Mrs. Hale ... ... middle of paper ... ...f civil disobedience causes a tragic domino effect. Antigone commits suicide. Haemon, who is Creon's son and Antigone's fiancé, is torn apart by grief and kills himself. Haemon's mother and Creon's wife, Eurydice, learns of her son's death. She becomes despondent and takes her own life: "She drove home to the heart with her own hand, once she learned her son was dead" (Antigone 1440-1441).
This may also hint upon the ferocity of the dreams, the father once used to have, and now is reminded of them by the desperation in the son’s tone. According to the various sources, this poem doesn’t have any specific title, thus is referred to, by its first line “Do Not Go Gently Into That Good Night”. This not only re-enforces the poem’s themes and ideas, but it also helps focus on one of the many emotions the poet has weaved into this poem - grief. Thus simultaneously amplifying the anger and the desperation present in the poem. As a reader, I feel that there is no ultimate message for the poem.
Although she picks the most ridiculous way to express love, her courage to choose her own way of life compels admiration. In ¡§Barn Burning¡¨, Sarty¡¦s father enjoys setting fires to burn down others¡¦ properties. Sarty faces the problem between loyalty and honesty. On one hand, he wants to be loyal to his father; on the other hand, he does not endorse his father¡¦s behavior. His father teaches him: ¡§You¡¦re getting to be a man.
It seems like Benjamin was happier with Jones than living with Napoleon’s leading, he kind of had the sense it was going to turn out that way. Benjamin was the only animal who had full proved and evidence about the pigs but he just sat there and watch them ruining the farm and except everything what they have done. It is worse to suffer in ignorance than to know how awful the situation is and to endure it. In Animal Farm, Boxer, Clover, and Sheep were suffering from ignorance and Benjamin accepts everything what had happened even after knowing the situation of the farm. Works Cited Orwell, George.
With the family’s own desires, it causes each person to become an insane person. Darl, however, cares for others and observe their actions to determine how they are doing. He was aware of his own existence and surroundings. Anse, the father of the Bundren family, acts selfishly through his laziness and greed. For example, his family constantly does chores around the house, but he does not because “he was sick once from working in the sun the if he ever sweats, he will die”(17).
‘The boss gives him hell when he’s mad. But the stable buck don’t give a damn about that,’ " says Candy, p.32. Crooks also isn’t allowed in the bunk houses because people say he stinks. Crooks talks with Lennie in the book, "Crooks laughed again. ‘A guy can talk to you an’ be sure you won’t go blabbin’."
His wording causes readers to stumble over sentences. This causes the reader to become frustrated, allowing them to somewhat experience the frustration the couple in “Home Burial” is going through themselves. Someone reading these poems might quickly jump to the conclusion that since they both use death as their theme, they are the same. However, after closer examination, they will find that the theme is actually one of the few things these two poems have in common. Robinson and Frost took one Webster’s definition, went beyond the literary meaning, and ended up with two totally different but appealing masterpieces.
They encounter many obstacles during their journey, all while trying to deal with the death of their recently passed mother. While the whole family goes to Jefferson for varying motivations, it seems that Jewel is the driving force of the journey, which Darl does everything in his power to sabotage it. Jewel Bundren is the 3rd son of Addie, and he is also the bastard child of Addie and minister Whitfield. In Addie’s monologue, she expresses that after giving birth to Cash and Darl, she felt unsatisfied with her life. She states “I knew that it had been, not that my aloneness had to be violated over and over each day, but that it had never been violated until Cash came” (Faulkner 172).
Everyone wants a perfect family, but nothing is ever perfect. The family in “Why I Live at the P.O.” is most definitely less than perfect. When Stella-Rondo returns to her old home after leaving her husband and bringing her small child who she claims is adopted, much conflict in the family increases. Stella-Rondo turns every family member living in the household against Sister, her older sister, and every family member betrays Sister by believing the lies Stella-Rondo tells about Sister to them. Through much turmoil and distress, Sister becomes so overwhelmed with the unending conflict that she feels she must leave her home and live at the post office.
Her pessimism is obvious when she says, "It’s hard set we’ll be surely the day you’re drownd’d with the rest. What way will I live and the girls with me, and I an old woman looking for the grave." Mauyra is completely destroyed by the deaths of the other men in her life. The death of her second to last son left her with an unabated pessimism that Bartley would die when he left to sell the horses. Mauyra’s angst is evident when she says, "He’s gone now, God spare us, and we’ll not see him again.