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Themes are the fundamental and often universal ideas explored in a literary work. The Bible begins with the story of Adam and Eve, who were expelled from the Garden of Eden for eating from the tree of knowledge of good and evil.
As a result of their knowledge, Adam and Eve are made aware of their humanness, that which separates them from the divine and from other creatures. The experience of Hester and Dimmesdale recalls the story of Adam and Eve because, in both cases, sin results in expulsion and suffering.
But it also results in knowledge—specifically, in knowledge of what it means to be human. Hester and Dimmesdale contemplate their own sinfulness on a daily basis and try to reconcile it with their lived experiences.
The Puritan elders, on the other hand, insist on seeing earthly experience as merely an obstacle on the path to heaven.
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Thus, they view sin as a threat to the community that should be punished and suppressed. Paradoxically, these qualities are shown to be incompatible with a state of purity.
The characters also try to root out the causes of evil: This confusion over the nature and causes of evil reveals the problems with the Puritan conception of sin. The book argues that true evil arises from the close relationship between hate and love.
Evil, in its most poisonous form, is found in the carefully plotted and precisely aimed revenge of Chillingworth, whose love has been perverted. Dimmesdale, who should love Pearl, will not even publicly acknowledge her. His cruel denial of love to his own child may be seen as further perpetrating evil.
Identity and Society After Hester is publicly shamed and forced by the people of Boston to wear a badge of humiliation, her unwillingness to leave the town may seem puzzling. She is not physically imprisoned, and leaving the Massachusetts Bay Colony would allow her to remove the scarlet letter and resume a normal life.
Surprisingly, Hester reacts with dismay when Chillingworth tells her that the town fathers are considering letting her remove the letter. Instead, Hester stays, refiguring the scarlet letter as a symbol of her own experiences and character. Her past sin is a part of who she is; to pretend that it never happened would mean denying a part of herself.
Thus, Hester very determinedly integrates her sin into her life. Dimmesdale also struggles against a socially determined identity. Except for Chillingworth, those around the minister willfully ignore his obvious anguish, misinterpreting it as holiness.
Unfortunately, Dimmesdale never fully recognizes the truth of what Hester has learned:The human condition is a term which references our complicated existence by highlighting our ongoing ability to adapt and change both our perceptions and values. Art: Exploring ‘The Human Condition’ Among the other contemporary challenges Lott explores in “The Human Condition” are the issues of environmental degradation and the disastrous consequences of compassion fatigue.
In “Drowning in Denial,” Lott tackles the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, which she develops further in her painting. Ubiquitous geo-sensing enables context-aware analyses of physical and social phenomena, i.e., analyzing one phenomenon in the context of another. Although such context-aware analysis can potentially enable a more holistic understanding of spatio-temporal processes, it is rarely documented in the scientific literature yet.
In this paper we analyzed the collective human behavior in the context. Essentially, the human condition is the "characteristics, key events, and situations which compose the essentials of human existence, such as birth, growth, emotionality, aspiration, . The human condition refers to the positive and negative aspects of being human.
Events every person goes through like love, sex, childhood and death encompass the human condition. Generally, the human condition refers to anything unique about being human, no matter the gender, race or religion of.
Aug 10, · The human condition I believe is a broad term in that it allows novelists to explore humans from a lot of different angles, whether it be psychologically, or physically, we handle different situations in our life differently.