Huck is becoming fed up with the con men and their awful, hurtful plans. “And went off sobbing and swabbing, and giving the next woman a show. I never see anything so disgusting,” Huck is growing tired of the duke and king twisting unsuspecting people’s grief to become profitable (Twain 165). So far, Huck has tolerated their schemes, not agreeing and not disagreeing either. But this has gone too far, using a family in mourning is too much, even for Huck.
He wants Anna Christie to dull the angst in his pants and to make him a man in a way that no prostitute can: he wants her to quell his loneliness (O'Neill, 26). Being lonely, however, does not mean that he is suddenly supposed to forget the truth. Anna Christie's love for Mat is an opportunity for her to be reborn, to leave the pain of rape behind. In the fog, on the barge, she has the opportunity to become a virgin again. Many used her body but she surrenders her heart to Mat alone.
(pg.40) Shallow, corrupt people like Jordan Baker gossip with reckless abandon about their mysterious host. Their careless, superficial attitudes and wanton behavior represent Fitzgerald's depiction of the corrupt American Dream. Another force of corruption responsible for Gatsby's fate is his obsession with a woman of Daisy's nature. Determined to marry her after returning from the war, he is blind to her shallow, cowardly nature. He is unable to see the corruption which lies beyond her physical beauty, charming manner and playful banter.
Moreover, the underground man is full of contempt for readers but is desperate that the reader understands, he reads very widely but writes shallowly, he depicts the social thinkers as superficial and he desires to collide with reality but has no ability to do this. Therefore the underground man is completely emotional, babbly with no real form. Works Cited Dostoevsky, Fyodor. Notes from Underground and the Grand Inquisitor, trans. R. E. Matlaw.
Orwell and Niccol also present conflicting views on the possibility of individual rebellion in an oppressive society, reflected by the success of Vincent and failure of Winston. In their prophetic dystopian texts both George Orwell and Andrew Niccol use the experiences of their protagonists to explore the broad social wrong of a totalitarian government.
His journal was undermined with disappointment, his wife was dying, and his finances was becoming ever more difficult and humiliating. The course of action of the book is exceptionally compelling. In Part I, the storyteller clarifies his identity and gives his contemplations on living underground. In the second part, he portrays some critical occasions throughout his life, and the reader can see how his thinking in Part I has affected his activities in Part II. Before the end of the book, the imaginary audience created by the narrator, as well as the reader of the
Does that make it right? She also says that since he is the bastard brother of Don Pedro, his evil acts are ideologically significant because they identify the social disorder of those who have and those who have not.
For Dostoevsky, Marmeladov represents those tragic people who turn to destructive behaviors as an escape from reality. Dostoevsky was concerned with the suffering of those who lived in poverty. With destitution comes a loss of hope which, with alcoholism, turns into a vicious cycle of loss of self worth and destruction of the spirit. Marmeladov functions as an example of Dostoevsky's reflection that people often make moral decisions based not only upon human nature, but also upon social conditions.
Modernism is a terminology given by historians to literature movement around late nineteenth century. It is a movement in the arts which purpose is to produce art different traditional forms. Its literature aim is to criticize problems of their world. They use specific characteristics implicitly and explicitly; implicitly to send messages to each other or to educated people in authority or explicitly to influence public opinions. “We are talking about two chronologies.
He is a jealous hypocrite, who lusts for all the power and puts shame to his name and affluent life. Even though Daisy and Tom both live the lives that all dreamers aspire to have. They put the faith and good heartedness of that dream to shame by being corrupted citizens of society who hold no moral and ethical purpose in their lives. All the hard work and good faith that people put into achieving the American dream is diminished by the selfish and careless acts of these characters. While their wealth has easily come to them, they do not see the worth in their surroundings and lives around them.