After Paul returned to his unit, they were sent to the front. During an attack, Paul killed a French soldier. After discovering that this soldier had a family, Paul was deeply shattered and vowed to prevent other such wars. Paul's unit was assigned to guard a supply depot of an abandoned village, but he and Kropp were soon wounded when trying to escape from the village. Paul headed back to the front, only to engage in final battles where all of his friends were killed.
Some rick factors include family history of suicide, family history of depression, mental health problems and incarceration (www.cdc.gov). Boys are more likely to die from Suicide than females. Of the reported suicides in the 10 to 24 age group 81 percent of deaths were males and 19 percent were females (www.cdc.gov). A number of prevention efforts are focused at detecting suicide warning signs. Suicide warning signs include someone thinking/talking about suicide, seeing a way to kill oneself, anxiety and withdrawing from people and
Antigone ignored her sister's advice and chose to disobey the King by burying her brother. The King learned of Antigone's actions and sentenced her to death. After listening to his people he lessened her sentence to spend the rest of her life in an isolated cave. With the advice of a trusted prophet, he once again changes his perspective and decides to set Antigone free. However, he arrived at the cave and was shocked to see that Antigone had hanged herself.
He had such an obsession with his mother, that it was said he never had any sexual relations with any other woman. When Shaka’s mother was dying, he was so full of anger he ordered several men to be executed. In 1827, his mother passed away and in his grief, he ordered for hundreds of Zulus to be killed. Shaka always forbid anyone from working on the fields or crops, leaving starvation for the Zulu’s. After the tradegy of his mother’s death and the starvation of the Zulu’s, it was clear to the people that Shaka was not thinking straight.
Suicide ranks as a leading cause of death but by knowing and understanding symptoms and causes suicide can be prevented. Suicide is an intentional attempt to kill oneself whether it is successful or unsuccessful. Suicide accounts for about one percent of all deaths in the United States each year (Disease, Condition or General Health Topic). During the last two decades suicide rates among teenagers has increased three hundred percent (Coleman 1). Suicide attempts far outnumber actual suicides (Disease, Condition or General Health Topic).
Their fate was that their son was going to kill his father and marry his mother. To prevent their fate, Jocasta and Laius decided to kill their baby once it was born, but one of the messengers felt bad and gave the baby to a couple that wanted a baby. Growing up Oedipus never knew that his parents were not his biological so parents; so when a prophet told him that he was going to kill his father and marry his mother, he decided to run away. In his journey, he came along a man that did not want to get out his way. They were both very stubborn so Oedipus killed the man and his messengers.
I’ve been fighting so goddamn long I’m not a person anymore” (Baldwin 93). Peter is angry and has fear at the same time. He is trying to establish himself in a society that does not accept him and it is killing him. His scenario relates to James Baldwin’s father. In Baldwin’s letter to his nephew, he states, “Well, he is dead, he never saw you, and he had a terrible life; he was defeated long before he died because, at the bottom of his heart, he really believed what white people said about him”.
You want help, you want advice. You want someone to save you, but you can’t seem to speak the words that just might save your life. You’re driven to a corner, and the only solution you see, the only way out, is suicide. In the present, it seems that the number of youths that are depressed, hurting themselves and thinking suicidal thoughts are increasing. Youth suicide has slowly been crawling its way up the cause of death list and is now the third leading cause of death in youth from ages ten to twenty-four year olds (Washington State Department of Health “Teen Suicide”).
Okonkwo and his family were forced to flee to their motherland, and their remaining possessions were to be destroyed to purify the land (Achebe, 124-125). Okonkwo became even more depressed on top of his traumatization over Ikemefuna in his motherland.He moped around and felt all of his hard work over the years had been wasted. Uchendu, Okonkwo's uncle, saw this behavior and would not stand for it. He gave Okonkwo a wise talking to, telling him he was selfish for feeling everything was lost when there were people who were suffering much more than him. It was then when Okonkwo began to build up false hope upon his vision of a great and eventful return to Umoufia.
His gun exploded and killed Ezeudu’s son. Okonkwo was then banished for seven years, and from there everything started to fall apart. Things Fall Apart and Okonkwo both evoke many emotions; fear, pity, anguish, compassion, and hope. There is a great deal of compassion when his own son went against, him and there is hope that the Ibo culture will stay in tact even though you know the outcome of the white man coming in contact with the Ibo culture. According to Aristotle, tragedies use many metaphors.