Light is returned to his life when his brother dies and he is able to tell his wife everything that he has hidden from her. Lantern Yard is a closed community, with life driven by its rigid rules. Silas' first injustice takes place in this religious neighbourhood, where his fits are seen as both a blessing and a curse, when it suits the inhabitants. "â€¦How do I know what you may have done in the secret chambers of your heart, to give Satan an advantage over you?" Silas' suffering begins when "the lots declared that Silas Marner was guilty," leaving Silas with no faith in God or trust in his close friend, William Dane.
The fact that everybody has been harming him emotionally, even though he has done nothing to deserve it, leaves Scout feeling sympathetic. Boo has been put out to be a crazy and horrible man for so long, the town doesn't recognize him as a human being anymore. Boo Radley represents a mockingbird because he has always been harmless and innocent, however, the town persecutes him, making him an undeserving victim of the town's injustice. Tom Robinson is an African American man who is accused of rape and is sentenced to many years i... ... middle of paper ... ...e doesn't yet understand the world's prejudiced attribute. The word 'any' is used to make the audience feel Jem's confidence, because he has so much faith, that he almost believes that it is impossible to lose this trial.
Abner’s wife bends to his will with a broken spirit, and his older children are just as contemptuous as he. The Aunt seems to be the only decent member of the family, other than “Sorty”, who doesn’t agree with Abner’s cowardly actions. In the end Sorty can no longer stand by and quietly allow his father harm innocent people. He takes action against his father, and is ultimately responsible for his father’s demise. This story is rare in the aspect that it shows the darker... ... middle of paper ... ...nd daughter.
He believed everyone was good and with thoughts of his loving wife, Faith, he avoided all evil. In Goodman’s eyes, Faith was the “purest soul.” Without realizing the bad intentions Goodman’s journey holds, he leaves home unable to tell Faith why. Goodman uses the excuse that he would “cling to her skirts and follow her to heaven" (Hawthorne) one he came home from his journey. While traveling through a dark forest, Goodman observed what was going on around him and could feel the fear within him. “What if the devil himself should be at my very elbow!” (Hawthorne) On his journey, Goodman meets a middle aged man, walking through a narrow path.
This pun is important because it represents his wife and ... ... middle of paper ... ...man Brown." Either way if it was relity or a dream, its a bad omen. He lost trust in his faith and everyone in his village he "often, awaking suddenly at midnight, he shrank from the bosom of Faith, and at morning or eventide,when the family knelt down to prayer, he scowled, and mutterd to himself, and gazed sternly at his wife, and tunred away." His life was gloom after the encounter with the devil, he turned suspitious of everyone, including Faith. The thoughts of his encounter were too vivid to get out of his mind that be became a gloomy man.
Proctor prides himself on living a noble life, but he finds himself lonely and trapped in a loveless marriage with his wife, Elizabeth. In a period of weakness, he forsakes both his values and the vows he made when he enters into an adulterous relationship with his servant, Abigail Williams. When the affair is over and he has confessed his sin to Elizabeth, Proctor thinks it best to hide his transgression from the rest of the town, pretending it never happened. As a result, he finds himself miserable and withdrawn, lacking the capacity to forgive himself. He is tormented with the belief that his affair has caused him irreparable damage in God’s eyes.
He finds it difficult to keep in his feelings as the horror and terror he witnessed resurface in his normal life. W. H. Auden wrote ‘Refugee Blues’ where the persona talks to his wife about how they do not belong anywhere as they are Jews. ‘The Seed Merchant’s Son’, written by Agnez Grozier Herbertson, talks of the loss of his son however, nearing the end of the poem, there a positive ending as the Seed Merchant finds himself amongst nature. Finally, ‘The Target’ w... ... middle of paper ... ...hows great love for a child and a sense that the mother will never give up on her child even though he is unfortunately dying. In ‘The Seed Merchant’s Son’, the seed merchant lost his son to the war and this has made a huge impact on his life.
Young Goodman Brown: Loss of Faith Faith can be defined, as a firm belief in something for which there is no proof. "Young Goodman Brown" is about a man who leaves his wife, Faith, at home alone for a night while he takes a walk down the road of temptation with the devil. Along the road he sees many people that he would never expect to see on this road, his wife included. He returns to his life in Salem a changed man. In "Young Goodman Brown" Nathaniel Hawthorne uses symbolism and characterization to imply that when individuals lose their faith in the goodness of mankind, they may begin to imagine that their peers have yielded to temptation.
Contrasting her selfless love is Willy's love for himself and his dreams. He most likely does not have any idea how much his wife sacrifices for him. He even purchases new stockings for his mistress while his wife mends hers, and not even realizing the wrongdoing until his own son points it out. The most detrimental relationships in the play are that of Willy and his two sons, Biff and Happy. Not only does he confuse them by forcing his beliefs and half-truths on them, but he also spawns their lives into the same unhappiness that his own life has ended up in.
In the novel, fire, which Louisa frequently stares at, is a symbol of the imagination which she has been taught to deny. Her only affection is for her brother. Louisa's discontent with the hard facts... ... middle of paper ... ...hom Dickens gives a truly happy ending. As for Gradgrind after being told by his daughter that her unhappiness was his fault and the way he brought her up lead to her dysfunction as a emotionless person, his son ending up a thief, and his wife dyeing never knowing what a happy and loving marriage felt like, he realized that his philosophy was incorrect and started to make a change. In this book Charles Dickens basically explains to us how human beings were being turned into machines.