It was one of the few that at all approached fitting, and he thought it very becoming, though he knew that the tight, straight coat accentuated his narrow chest, about which he was exceedingly sensitive. Perhaps it was because, in Paul's world, the natural nearly always wore the guise of ugliness, that a certain element of artificiality seemed to him necessary in beauty. If anything it is all or nothing for Paul. He went slowly about the corridors, through the writing-rooms, smoking-rooms, reception-rooms, as though he were exploring the chambers of an enchanted palace, built and peopled for him alone. Which in many ways may suggest that despite the consequences of his actions Paul is determined to try and life his life as he would like to live it.
Upon returning home very late one night, Paul enters through the basement to avoid a confrontation with his father. Many scholars believe that Pauline theology is at the heart of the New Testament witness and Christian faith. Lastly, I feel in the resolution it was a good choice to not actually show Paul getting hit by the train. The central idea in this story is that it takes patience and perseverance to accomplish your dreams, and you should not give up on them. By incorporating the same heavy burdens that bother and aggravate people in their daily lives, Willa explores the pain and treatment unwanted people experience. He believes that money is the one way out of the existence he loathes. A carnation belongs neither in a meeting to discuss your attitude with teachers nor in the frozen tundra.
Then he dozed a while, from his weak condition, seemingly insensible to the cold. One day, while on his way to make the company's deposit, Paul decides to take some of the money and go to New York to experience the life he feels he was destined for. There was nothing intriguing about them. He drummed a nervous accompaniment to the Pagliacci music and looked about him, telling himself over and over that it had paid. He felt that he could not be accosted by his father to-night, that he could not toss again on that miserable bed. When he finds that the hall is not opened he decides to go to the picture gallery where he spends a lot of time admiring the great works holed there. Many times, we try to separate ourselves from the world around us; we distance ourselves from society that gives us life.
He was not in the least abashed or lonely. He moved about nervously until the boy returned, putting away his new linen and fingering it delightedly as he did so. It adds suspense and drama to the scene and ends the story with a sense of closure. Only here and there the dead grass or dried weed stalks projected, singularly black, above it. He rose and moved about with a painful effort, succumbing now and again to attacks of nausea. When you love someone enough, you are willingto do anything, and you are willing to sacrifice everything. This was what all the world was fighting for, he reflected; this was what all the struggle was about.
He didn't want to get caught skipping school. As a result of his experiences, O'Flaherty provides a very realistic portrait of military combat. Structurally, the rest of the play had sufficient transitions throughout the steps of the plot structure. Which may suggest that even though Paul may have been in the wrong he remains committed to the decisions or choices that he has made. Embroidered hanging done by Paul's mother- This is thought to represent Paul's yearning for love in his life since both love and his mother are absent from his life. Society does not conform to him and repeatedly makes attempts on him to conform to it.
While feeling alienated and St Paul's Cathedral When the Blitz began over Britain in the fall of 1940, Londoners were frightened and unsure of what the Nazis had in store for them. Paul is a rebellious student who is known for his lying and making teachers feel uncomfortable. While there has been many changes to it, the one thing that could be counted on was the fact that there was always something unexpected happening to it. After the concert, Paul follows the soloist and imagines life inside her hotel room. Paul School, I learn from parents what is valuable for their children and then lead based on what I have learned. He approached it to-night with the nerveless sense of defeat, the hopeless feeling of sinking back forever into ugliness and commonness that he always had when he came home.
The truth, however, is that Paul really is not as sophisticated as he would like to think and the presentation may be more external persona than an actual insight into his interior. She puts it clear that people need to work towards their dreams instead of constantly fantasizing about them. Whenyour love for someone is strong enough, nothing will be able to getin the way. Paul further believes that he was meant to be rich and that only by some terrible mistake was he born poor. The overall organization was for the most part. To-day Paul's father sat on the top step, talking to a young man who shifted a restless baby from knee to knee. This was a lie, but Paul was quite accustomed to lying—found it, indeed, indispensible for overcoming friction.
Modern readers might find her portrait of his homosexuality shallow and uncomfortably stereotypical: Paul is petrified by rats, splashes cologne on himself, and is fastidious about odors and dirt. His home was next to the house of the Cumberland minister. If he had to choose over again, he would do the same thing tomorrow. It is also possible that the two boys shared an encounter that left both of them embarrassed and upset. He lived in a suburban home where everyone seemed the same and there was a feeling of despair. He lived in a suburban home where everyone seemed the same and there was a feeling of despair.