He is forced to lose his innocence at such an early age, and becomes jaded, even stating that “Nothing is beautiful and true” (43). Oskar had a very special relationship with his father, who challenged him intellectually and often led him on extraordinary “Reconnaissance Expeditions.” A year following his father’s death, Oskar finds a key in a vase labelled “Black,” and treats it as one of these expeditions, becoming obsessed with searching for any information that can help him cling to the memory of his father. There are “472 people with the name Black in New York” (51), and Oskar spends every possible moment knocking on their doors to ask if they knew anything about the key, and what information about his father it could unlock. Thoug... ... middle of paper ... ...move on from the objective questions that are destroying him. Oskar’s mother copes by helping guide her son, the most important person in her life, in his journey.
Race and gender are important issues that need to be addressed because it may lead to hate crimes just like the death of Gatsby. The fact that only a few attended his funeral just shows that at the end of the day you are alone regardless your riches and skin color. Gatsby started his journey alone and ended it alone with no one to love him but his father, who he had abandoned for many years and suffered at the hand of racial profiling--which was probably not as inaccurate since he was involved in some shady situations. Daisy was victim of role-playing the happy wife of a rich man. Seemingly, being so absorbed into tangible things would make you forget morals.
Analysis of the Ending of "Death of a Salesman" The play "Death of a Salesman" shows the final demise of Willy Loman, a sixty- year-old salesman in the America of the 1940's, who has deluded himself all his life about being a big success in the business world. It also portrays his wife Linda, who "plays along" nicely with his lies and tells him what he wants to hear, out of compassion. The book describes the last day of his life, but there are frequent "flashbacks" in which Willy relives key events of the past, often confusing them with what is happening in the present. His two sons, Biff and Happy, who are in their 30's, have become failures like himself. Both of them have gone from idolizing their father in their youth to despising him in the present.
At the end of the novel, no one get the two million dollar legacy, but every got what they need. Some of them realized what were important for them; love, friendship, or family. If we have to determine a winner, I think that will be Mr. Westing, he spent all his life with his family, and help them found out what they lose in their lives. He has four different identities. Sam "Windy", which was a fakes his death as self-made millionaire; a realtor Barney Northrup; as Sunset Towers doorman Sandy McSouthers; as Julian Eastman which run the Westing Paper Products Corporation as its newly-elected chairman.
The Life You Save May Be Your Own is an interesting title because of the fact that he chose to save his own life and ditch a person he brought into the outside world. The entire story revolves around the character that has never lived a life that involved him being tied down in the world. He even tells Mrs. Crater that he has worked several types of jobs in the past, and the fact that he was only twenty-eight years old should have worried her. It was interesting to see how fixed on one person just because of how desperate someone could be. Mr. Shiftlet felt pressured into marrying Lucynell and did so to satisfy Mrs. Crater.
In her essay “The Company Man,” Ellen Goodman searches beyond the surface of a death of a business professional and sees his life in review as told by the obituary and how it was different than how it was written. “He worked himself to death” was not a suitable explanation of death for the obituary, so “coronary thrombosis” was the concluded, diagnosed cause. Despite what the record said, there was a clear consensus on the true cause, as “everyone among his friends and acquaintances knew it instantly.” (629). Phil, didn’t see his life ending, though everyone else did. No one was surprised at the death, knowing how hard he pushed himself on a daily basis and how much devotion he had for his company.
He buys a house that cost a lot of money, spends his entire lifetime waiting for Daisy and dies because of Daisy’s mistake. I say the novel is a tragic love story regardless love story because only Gatsby shows love towards Daisy but not Daisy. After Gatsby dies, Daisy gets back together with his husband, Tom Buchanan and she does not even shows up during Gatsby’s funeral. Works Cited Fitzgerald, F. Scott. The Great Gatsby.
When Linda asks him about his wages, he replies “I’ll knock ‘em dead next week.” (Miller 36) Willy says this, very well knowing that he will not. He fools himself, and lies to his children about his success. “The cops let me park where ever I want in Boston!” (Miller 31) This shows that he thinks he is a big deal in New England, when truthfully he is washed up. He exclaims that he is, “A vital New England man, but in reality he has not been helping the company or his family. His boss was looking to fire him for a long time.
Bunbury, according to Algernon, was no trivial deception. It was more intricate than that. There were rules involved, which could not be explained because the conversation was cut short by the a... ... middle of paper ... ...g her. When the Gwendolen questions Jack, it turns out to be a close-ended question, since she explicitly asks him if he created a fake brother simply to meet her. Jack simply agreed, though the truth may have been far from that.
Mr. Summers, the man drawing the “winning” ticket from the box, noticed Tessie arriving late and states “Thought we were going to have to get on without you (567),” which is predictive about Tessie’s fate. Jackson produces suspense through the arrival of Tessie Hutchinson. Another explain of suspension being built in “The Lottery” was when Mr. Summers asked, “Watson boy drawing this year (568)?” Usually the head of the family, the father or husband, draws for his family. The tall boy in the crowd answered “I’m drawing for m’mother and me.” No reason was given for why Mr. Watson wouldn’t draw as all the others husbands and fathers do, which suggests that Mr. Watson may have been last year’s