Friday, February 15, 2019
Shinji vs. Yasuo The Use of Foils in The bottom of WavesYukio Mishimas The Sound of Waves tells of a timeless love yarn between Shinji, a young fisher humanness, and Hatsu, the beautiful daughter of the wealthiest man in the village of Uta-Jima. But rumors and chew throughout the whole village attempts to burst them. The concept of foils is used in this novel to emphasize the computer addressistics of Shinji, a dear moral man who values the importance of hard work, and Yasuo, a man of lust, power, and selfishness. These two characters conflict throughout the novel to attract Hatsues heart. As they chase after the girl, Mishima reveals significant traits that are demonstrated throughout The Sound of Waves.Mishima uses Hatsue, the girl that Yasuo and Shinji are after, to demonstrate Shinjis appreciateful nature and to a fault Yasuos disrespectful nature. The meeting between Shinji and Hatsue at the observation reign reveals Shinjis characteristics of respect and moral values. As Shinji confronts Hatsues body, he treats her with respect because Shinji had a sort of haphazard respect for moral things (Mishima 77). Having respected Hatsues decision of abstinence, Shinji received Hatsues respect and kindness. However, Yasuo does not respect Hatsue and has even off attempt to rape her. Through natures intervention by the hornet, Hatsue was able to escape Yasuos grasp. Through Yasuos actions of attempting to rape Hatsue and arduous to conceal the incident by making a deal, Mishima reveals Yasuo as obscene and selfish, the opposite of Shinji.Mishima signifies the concept of foils as the setting takes place in the Utajima-maru, the get off where Shinji and Yasuo began their maritime training in the capacity of rice-rinsers, to demonstrate Shinjis ... ...ffected Shinji. He was able to adapt to the situation and did not react to Yasuos desires of rage and revenge. Shinji was able to stay calm and to remain faithful towards Hatsue. Mishima had revealed Shinji as patient of as he was able to communicate with others despite the false gossip and serene as he let the gossip die raven as well as Yasuos hopes for Hatsues heart.In conclusion, Mishima brings Yasuo and Shinji together to highlight the foils between two characters. Mishima reveals Yasuo as a jealous, lustful, and selfish character and Shinji as being the hardworking, respectful, and of good moral character through divers(a) incidents throughout The Sound of Waves. Having these traits demonstrated to be morally good, Shinji was able to win Terukichis approval by doing that great thing at Okinawa and Hatsues heart through kindness and respect (Mishima 175).