He says "Cursed, cursed Creator! Why did I live?” He hated himself for being alive and all the things that were happening to him. This is a reflection of the dejection the creature discovered through reading The Sorrows of Werther. He contemplates what he could have done so as not to face the humiliations he received from the people around him. These humiliations created a lot of suffering and anger in him and he wishes that he could have ended his life just like Werther so as not to suffer any more.
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While wise men, good men, wild men, and grave men have differences they each learn too late, and lament their lack of foresight, even they “do not go gentle into that good night,” instead they “Rage, rage against the dying of the light” . Through Thomas’ use of building blocks like form and character he creates an observation of every man’s last resort to begging his father to not give into death. True, Thomas is angry, but no child wants to lose a parent. Thomas’ father is dying and naturally Thomas is having a difficult time accepting his father’s death. Thomas wants his father to understand that even his “old age should burn and rage at close of day” .
He cannot take the guilt which is gnawing at him inside and he is desperate to seek release. However, the shriek was only a figment of his imaginat... ... middle of paper ... .... The community sees Dimmesdale as a saint, while Hawthorne portrays him as a morally weak person who cannot confess his sin. Everyone sees Chillingworth as a betrayed husband who is betrayed by his wife. However, Hawthorne shows him to be an evil-minded person who is so consumed with vengeance and hatred that he cannot live when his victim dies.
Therefore, feeling for others became rare and survival is the only way to go. Throughout this harrowing journey, Elie’s cry for help became evident when little by little he became closer to resembling the evil he once despised, evidenced by his desire to leave his father in the hands of the cruel Gestapo. He became a completely different person all because of the vehement way the world is poisoned by false propaganda of the inferior