How Life Can Be Messy And Filled With Complications Essays

1822 Words Dec 14th, 2016 8 Pages
Life can be messy and filled with complications. Throughout the journey of life, there are moments of ups and downs, triumphs and failures. One day a child might come home ecstatic that she got to pet a dog during show and tell. However, later in her life, she may realize that her family is being separated because her parents are getting a divorce. More bad news could keep piling up as she realizes that her father is being deployed overseas for an entire year. However, she tries to stay positive. There is a phrase that people say today: “the sooner you realize it’s never going to go back to the way it was, the sooner you will move on.” This phrase relates to life as well as the portrayal of war. War is cruel and unforgiving, and attempting to resolve it proves to be a difficult task. However, certain aspects of the humanities provide a break from reality and allows people to relax and laugh for a little while. The works of the humanities may show that war is present, but humanities cannot help to put an end to the war itself; rather, humanities express the triumph and relief that society feels once the war is over.
Plays are an aspect of the humanities used to enlighten the mood during a disastrous moment in time. Even though plays such as Lysistrata and The Women of Troy are meant to convince their audiences that war needs to end, the results are not successful. Plays relieve the stresses of war by including a humorous aspect. There are certain moments during Lysistrata…

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