Additionally, despite Linton’s conquest for love, Linton’s father despises him to a point that leads Linton to be rude and to display the characteristics of hate toward the one person he truly loves. He begins to torture his former love, Cathy. Obviously, he likes to speak to her with no respect like his father trains him to do. Kelly K. Howes says that Linton has no choice when it comes to choosing his fate. He must marry the young Catherine due to his father’s manipulation (3).
to fix serious family problems. Relationships: Married to Mary, of whom he is afraid to confront about such issues as her abuse and addiction to drugs. Won’t try to solve problems, but basks in alcohol as a means of forgetting them. James is father to Jamie (who seems to have inherited alcoholism) and Edmund (who is dying of “consumption”). James often blames Jamie’s drinking and brothel frequenting for the family’s problems, driving Jamie farther into his hole of despair.
Emotionally, the stress from not having their dreams realized has left them despising each other. Their sadness at unfulfilled dreams overlain with the burden of Ruth's pregnancy gets out of hand when Walter says, "Who even cares about you?" The two of them realize at that time that their relationship has dwindled to nothing but nagging and rude comments. Walter may be sorry for having said that to his wife, because he probably loves her, but he is at the end of his rope. He feels that every dream he has had has been taken away from him, either by bad timing or by the white man in general.
As Linda, she is worried about her husband's health, but instead of just watching she confronts him, acting behind his back, knowing that she ma... ... middle of paper ... ...who keeps it attached together but she is nothing without her husband. Nora is not of the family; she is more modern and independent, moreover her family is totally broken apart. In conclusion, we can see that nor Linda, nor Nora are happy with their situation. Linda is incapable of expressing herself and confronting her husband therefore her husband ends up dead. And Nora has never had real love and has always been living a lie, but she realises this too late, and now she has to reinvent herself.
0729-0046 page 6 the men doesn’t seem to protect their family pride because Medea was banish and Jason didn 't even protect them and save his family’s pride. The character Medea, leaves an imprint on the readers that it 's unfair for the women in the Greek society where they have no power to do anything. The women were being mistreated by their own husbands and other men as well just because they are women. Medea is seen to be depressed, sad, and heartbroken by Jason. Having another woman proves the wrongdoings of a man.
In this case the narrator must suffer the marriage that he doesn't want in order to be reunited with the lost love that he so desperately missed. It is possible that this is a reflection of the isolation that Poe felt when he was forced to be among the people that did not accept him or appreciate him. The people in his life that he should have looked up to according to the societies standards were the ones that he usually was hurt by. In his life, he was abandoned by his father, he was disinherited from the family that raised him, he struggled with authority, and he was seen by many as nothing but a drunkard. Rowena would be an interesting visual for the overall cold, withdrawn feeling that he received while being isolated, either by means of the death of his loved ones or by the necessity to be a part of a society that he did not fit in to.
One theme of the book is weakness of character; this is shown by Ethan’s marraige, his inability to stand up to his wife, and his involvement concerning the "accident." The first way weakness of charcter is shown in the book is through the marriage of Ethan and his wife. He married her because she had tried to help his mother recover from an illness, and once his mother died he could not bear the thought of living in the house alone. His wife was seven years his senior and always seemed to have some kind of illness. It seemed all she ever did was complain, and he resented this because it stifled his growing soul.
He rejects his profession in medicine because of his love of poetry and he is essentially shunned from his community. This rejection also makes it impossible for Keats to be with his love,Fanny Brawne which is heartbreaking in itself. In addition to that he was struggling to make money with the salary of a writer. If one experienced even half of these troubles he would become depressed or distraught or even suicidal. In Keats’ “Ode to a Nightingale” he writes, “I have been half in love with easeful Death” (Keats).
Poe's life was also filled with periods of fear and irrationality. He had a very sensitive side when it came to the female gender, any woman he was ever close to died at an early age. Another of his major battles, actually the only one he really lost, was his struggle with alcoholism. Of all these topics, Poe's favorites were the death of a beautiful woman, a feeling, which he knew all too well, and the general topic of death. Edgar Allan Poe endured a very difficult life and this is evident in his literary style.
Holdens depression stems from the early loss of his brother which affects his entirety of his life. He also deals with loneliness which is a cause from his depression. J.D. Salinger then displays that depression and loneliness tend to be linked together when Holden alienates himself because of his problems. The themes of teenage depression and loneliness are not the only themes that J.D.