He is inviting the individuals involved to laugh at themselves, to see how emotion had inflated their response to what was really an event of no consequence. For the reader, the incident becomes a statement about human folly, a lesson on female vanity, and a satire of the rituals of courtship. Perhaps Pope also intended to comment on the meaningless lives of the upper classes.
He also lets his sheltered upbringing obscure his idea of what really matters and it creates a certain difficulty with his emotions for Elizabeth. Together, they help each other to realize their faults and the book ends in the expectation of their marriage. The two main characters are both able to connect with the modern generation of today. Their romance paves the way to young women today. They look up to Elizabeth because of her ability to speak her mind.
Mathilde threw away her youth and beauty, left to face the dark and harsh reality of misery. John left behind a brilliant career to search for meaning that he could not grasp. Unable to grasp reality they were led to their ultimate disaster with help from the authors use of symbolism and style. Both Maupassant and Woolf placed real life scenarios with tragic situations, forcing the reader to not only feel for the characters, but compare the protagonists to themselves and learn from their experiences.
In Much Ado About Nothing, William Shakespeare depicts both Benedick and Beatrice as characters with one major flaw: both are full of pride. With the use of the masquerade scene, as well as the orchard scenes, Shakespeare allows the characters to realize their awry characteristic. By realizing their erroneous pride, Benedick and Beatrice are able to correct this and not only become better citizens, but fall in love. From the very first scene in the play, Beatrice is shown as a character who is very prideful, and very protective of it. Benedick's line "What, my dear Lady Disdain!
The summary on the book gave me the fair idea of what the story is but only by reading it I understood the emotions filled in the story. I somehow realized the importance of relationship after reading this book and realized that it’s never the fault of situation that we are not able to find out time for our loved ones, instead it’s all about one’s priorities. It depends on the person to choose between his career or family or rather maintain a balance between both. I loved the ending but I think it could have been concluded in a better way. Being a typical girl I would rather like a fantasized happy ending where Shrikant would have changed and declined the New York stock exchange listing offer and instead go out and search for her lost love Shrimati and bring her back after making her realize how much he loves her and then live happily ever after with