He joined the conspirators to kill Julius Caesar, didn’t listen the people that tried to help him out, and switched his mind more than he should have. Together all of these things led to Brutus’s downfall and eventually his death. The plot that the conspirators had planned did not work and when they had to flee for their live, the terrible decision became more real to Brutus. Brutus listened to Cassius’s evil ways of talking him into joining the conspirators, then did not listen to his advice that was suppose to help him, Brutus, be successful. Cassius deceived Brutus and convinced Brutus that Caesar was no good and useless to Rome, but was really a lie to make sure Caesar never got crowned.
Hedda’s relationship with all three men ultimately created a life she was unhappy with thus leading her closer to her death. Her husband, who is suppose to the love of a young wives life meant nothing to Hedda. She treated Tesman as if he was her servant and used him to get whatever she wanted. But her selfishness came back to bite her because she felt completely condemned to life with Tesman which was boring and uneventful. Lovborg was the closest to loving a man who wasn't her father Hedda ever had but she pushed him away and ultimately helped Lovborg’s death arrive sooner then intended by giving him her pistol.
I found myself on Gatsby’s side, and alone.” (Fitzgerald 175) The whole process while Nick is trying to contact people for Gatsby’s funeral he starts to realize a couple things. He first notices how shallow his cousin Daisy is and the greed of the upper class. Daisy is truly the murderer of Myrtle Wilson but she lets Gatsby take the blame knowing it is not true and wrong. When Nick calls Daisy a half hour after they found Gatsby she was nowhere to be found. He says, “But she and Tom had gone away early that afternoon, and take baggage with them.” (Fitzgerald 175)They both knew what was going happen so they left town to avoid the investigation and funeral in order to save themselves from being caught without thinking of the others they would hurt.
Looking back to the past with regrets only prevented her from moving on. She could have used her past experiences and learned from it. Although she is caring and loving, she should not have sacrificed the happiness of her children for her own selfish desires. Her fears had made her life and the lives of her children miserable. Had she learned to be patient, strong and accepting of what life has brought, she and her family could have had a more fulfilling life.
Seeing his hopes being destroyed of fathering a son he subjects Mariam to regular and frequent cruel acts of physical punishment. He ... ... middle of paper ... ...d that she becomes completely afraid of Rasheed and makes no efforts at all to stand up against Rasheed. Mariam … for her father for having married her off to a … man thirty years her senior. With the passage of … Mariam … her father and throughout her life preserves since all long she was made to believe that she represented slave. She realizes her wrong of eliminating her father from her life.
Emily’s juvenile appearance is symbolic of her sexual immaturity because her father deprived her of her many chances to marry. As a result, Emily goes to extreme lengths to control her life when it becomes apparent that Homer is uninterested in marriage. Emily killed Homer in order to take command of her life, something she has been unable to do while her father was still alive. As time progresses, Homer “disappears” and Emily’s chance at marriage is gone. Her hair is described as, “vigorous iron-gray, like the hair of an active man” (5).
He plays with the lives of his men with no regard for the well-being or their families. Odysseus is not a hero because, he is foolish, lacks faithfulness and is consumed by his Hubris and selfishness. Odysseus is a Foolish and selfish leader, who makes rash decisions that kill his men just for his own personal gain. Odysseus is a Foolish and selfish leader, who makes rash decisions that kill his men just for his own personal gain. One of Odysseus's many foolish decisions in the epic is when he lets his men raid and pillage the Kikones.
This obstacle shows her ultimate loyalty to Odysseus. Odysseus, her husband has been gone for twenty years. During this time suitors have overcome her house. These suitors are disrespectful and show no regard for Penelope. These suitors want to court her, but are sleeping around with the maids and destroying everything that Odysseus had worked so hard to make.
Their front yard was packed with junk. “The neighbors complained, so my parents were forced to put up a fence to hide all our crap,” Hope laughs. “My mom didn’t like thinking the neighbors had won some kind of victory, so she painted that garish yellow happy face as tall and as wide as the fence would allow.” She admits, however, “The smiley face wasn’t a reflection of internal happiness.” (Solo and Killion 7-8). Gerry Solo, her troubled father, had a criminal past and a suspicious present. Charges of embezzlement, affairs with a minister’s wife, and calling in fabricated bomb threats were just a few of his latest stunts, all of which made Hope’s eyes roll.
Other emotions such as sadness, fear, and anger are just as important in life as happiness because too much happiness can cause a lack of encouragement and risky behavior. People often believe happiness is the most important emotion, but negative emotions are just as important because these negative emotions help motivate people, they are human, and they can affect the way one reacts in a negative situation. Negative emotions can be a source of motivation for one to try harder in their everyday life. If someone is happy and content with the way their life is going, they will not put forth the effort to grow and progress. In Sharon Begley’s article “Happiness: Enough Already,” Begley implies that it is