Disgrace is ... Honor and disgrace through the eyes of writers
Everyone knows that the problem of honor and dishonor is key in the life of every person. A large number of books have been written on this topic, and many films have been shot. It is spoken about by both adult experienced people and adolescents who are not fully acquainted with life.
What is dishonor? Disgrace is an insult, literally a loss of honor under any circumstances, a shame.
This topic was really important throughout the life of man and does not lose relevance in the modern world. Therefore, many writers addressed this issue in their works.
"The Captain's Daughter", A.S. Pushkin
The problem raised is the key to this work by Alexander Sergeevich. According to him, dishonor is the thing that should be most feared. The embodiment of piety in the novel - Grinev and his whole family, as well as his beloved and her family. Shvabrin sharply contrasted him. This is the absolute opposite of Grinev.Even the name of the character speaks. Shvabrin - a terrible egoist who lost his officer honor, turning over to Pugachev.
“The song about the merchant Kalashnikov”, M.Yu. Lermontov
Mikhail Yuryevich takes the reader to the reign of Ivan IV, known for introducing the oprichnina. Oprichniki, loyal subjects of the king, were so loved by him that they could afford any action and go unpunished. So, the oprichnik Kiribeevich dishonored a married woman Alain Dmitrievna, and her husband, having learned about it, decided to go to certain death, but to return the honor to his wife, summoning Kiribeyevich to a fight. By this, the merchant Kalashnikov showed himself to be a pious man, a husband who will do anything for the sake of honor, even his own death.
But Kiribeevich distinguished himself only by cowardice, because he could not even confess to the king that the woman was married.
The song helps the reader to answer the question of what is dishonor. This is above all cowardice.
"Thunderstorm", A.N. Ostrovsky
Katerina, the main character of the drama, was brought up in a clean, bright atmosphere of kindness and affection. Therefore, having married, she believed that her life would be the same. But Katerina fell into a world where completely different orders and foundations rule, and Kabaniha is watching this all - a true tyrant and a hypocrite. Katerina could not stand the onslaught and only in love Boris found solace.But she could not, a believer, cheat on her husband. And the girl decided that the best way out for her was suicide. Thus, Katerina realized that dishonor is a sin. And there is nothing worse than him.
For centuries, there was a struggle: the honor and dishonor fought in one person. And only a bright and pure soul could make the right choice, these vices and tried to show Russian classics in their immortal works.