Before the trial, Steve is already scared of what the outcome is and how he might spend his whole life in jail and starts doubting his chances of being found not guilty. During the trial, Steve starts hearing the things the prosecutor is saying and sees the people who are testifying against him, which is already not putting him in a good state of mind, and this combines with him seeing his father who looks very scared of Steve, and this all gives Steve disappointment. After the trial, Steve is found not guilty and gets to return home and we next hear from him five months later where we see his father had left him and that Steve doesn’t even know who he is, which shows that he feels damaged. With all of this in mind, we can see that Steve, a dark-skinned, sixteen-year-old boy, has gone through a change from being afraid to feeling lost with himself through doubt, disappointment, and damage. Image how other people feel in
Perry then moved to a children’s shelter where the workers also abused him for his bedwetting; one worker in particular nearly drowned him in a tub. Perry’s mother later died due to her alcohol abuse, and two of his three siblings committed suicide. His relationship with his father began to decline after their falling out, and his relationship with his sister deteriorated as he came to resent her for her formal education and stability. After this scarred upbringing, Perry turned to a life of crime. In Cold Blood not only tells the story of the Clutter murders but also explains the importance of family.
Marlena endures distress from her marriage to August so when she came to the conclusion to leave him it required an immense amount of courage, especially because he is a violent man, they work together everyday, and she receives little support. Within three weeks of being married to August, Marlena wanted a divorce because she realized that she did not know him as well as she thought when she married him. In the first three weeks of the marriage August was sweet but then she saw a violent side to him. For instance, one night August “beat one of the menagerie workers so badly that he lost an eye” (Gruen 271). The unseen violent side of August when Marlena and him married causes her to live in fear of him.
This shows that he is really affected by his brother’s death. Beside that, Dallas is in jail for a couple of months because of killing a person. His life is ruined due to his days in jail. For instance, he says, “Johnny, you don't know what a few months in jail can do to you, man. You get mean in jail.” This quote shows that he is really affected by the time he is in jail.
A popular belief held by a number of literary critics is that Holden’s parents send him away to expensive schools such as Pencey, because they cannot handle his emotional unsettled he is. He shows his confusion, anger and hurt feelings after Alfie’s death and how he cannot contain his grief. Holden doesn’t understand his own feelings and we learn through; “I slept in the garage the night he died, and broke all the goddamn windows with my fist…” Holden’s violent reaction to his brother’s death reveals his frustration and inability to make sense of the injustice of his brother’s illness. By sending Holden to boarding school, his parents aim to provide him with a safe and stimulating environment, away from the constant reminder of Alfie’s death, however Holden fails to understand the rules of boarding life and
Celie and Pecola are both victims of their father’s sexual abuse as young girls. These recurring events of their childhoods are catalysts that push them into emotional solitude. Pecola’s relationship with her dad is already somewhat unusual; there is no real connection between father and daughter due to Cholly’s selfish tendencies and complete lack of parenting skills. In a drunken stupor one Saturday afternoon, Cholly comes home to find Pecola washing dishes and then proceeds to “tenderly” rape his own daughter. This disgusting act of “love” in the eyes of Cholly is his personal attempt to fix Pecola’s “young, helpless, hopeless presence” (Morrison 161).
Bowlings addiction took him as far as to pressure a non-tenured teacher to influence her husband, an intern at a Birmingham hospital, to illegally prescribe him more painkillers, according to an article published by the Arab Tribune (Arab Tribune, 2009). By creating an environment filled with fear and insecurity about the day to day happenings of the school, the principal lost his reputation of authority due to his erratic behavior. Addiction can take a heavy toll on the lives of those affected, and this problem has proven that the principals struggle ultimately cost him his leadership role in the high
When Henry was recovering at home, he found out that his wife Sarah was cheating on him, Sarah said “everything was different,” “we were miserable” before the incident with Henry happened, he soon found out that he was cheating her on with a co-worker as well. This shows that they did not like each other at the time. In the doctor, it seemed like Jack was ignoring Anne, Anne was worried about Jacks surgery but he kept telling her to go home instead of waiting for him. Their relationship improves throughout the movie, when Henry found out that he was also cheating on his wife, he forgave her. A couple of days before Jacks major surgery, June, who was also a patient and one of the friends he made died.
Conrad kept asking himself “Why did this happen?” Then Conrad was at the denial stage he couldn 't really believe that Buck was gone he kept denying the thought. The third stage that Conrad goes through was anger I think that he experienced this by blaming his brothers death on himself. This is eventually where Conrad tries to commits suicide but dad catches him and he doesn 't succeed. Next Conrad is at the stage of helplessness he just got out of the hospital he doesn’t know what to do anymore and doesn 't care to be on a swim team anymore. Conrad bottoms out by quitting the swim team and punching one of his friends.
Dear mama was a tribute to Tupac 's mom. In the song he told about his childhood and his mother 's addiction to crack. His mother went to jail while being pregnant with him. Later on Tupac lost all respect over his mom once and he moved into in an apartment with his friend, and he started to write poetry and rap music. While growing up tupac was bad he did drugs, was around bad influences like thugs , and even had problems with the police.
The dad, however, begins by using silence that developed into violence towards the end. Conrad Jarrett has had poor mental health since his brother died. In the beginning of the film, Conrad uses silence with his mother. Every time they come into contact they both refuse to acknowledge anything
However, his fellow partner in crime could not deal with the guilt and agony of the crime, so he later confesses to the police. Hansen was sentenced to three years in Iowa Men’s Reformatory; however he only served 20 months. It was also recommended that Hansen receive psychiatric treatment. Hansen agreed to the treatment; he opened up to the psychiatrist and explained his compulsion to set fires. Unfortunately Hansen soon realized that his prosecutors were using the information he was telling to the psychiatrists’ against him in court.
Youth was critically hospitalized in the Jackson Memorial Hospital Mental Health Unit September 24, 2015 after showing suicidal ideations manifested as; comments about not wanting to live anymore, hopelessness and thinking that death will be the only relief for emotional pain. Nelson stated that being in the Mental Health Unit was one of the most horrific experiences of his life and that he has frequent nightmares about this event. Youth also reported that the separation of his parents has affected him deeply and that he feels guilty because he suspected of his father infidelity and he never did anything about it. He declared that he resents his father not only because he abandon the home, but also because he forces him to like and accept his new
In the film “Smokes Signals,” It relates to a broken family and the continuing pain that a parent left marked on a son for many years due to abandoning him at a young age. As I was growing up I never had a father figure in my life since he abandoned me at a young age due to the cause of he 's drug addiction and alcoholism. I was eight years old when I was going through all this, hearing my parents argue at two in the morning knowing that my dad was drunk and just knowing any moment my dad was going to abusive my mom. When they argued my dad would always threat my mom with him leaving us. As time was going by all I hear is my mom tell my dad “ Leave we don 't want you hear.” All I hear when this was going on my dad throw his beer to the wall
This is when his nightmare began his living hell started. He isn’t clear on what happened to change his mom and he never will most likely. His mother Catherine’s drive to insanity was very much unnoticed her husband was a fireman and was away for many days at a time. She favorited her other kids while she found any excuse to punish Dave. The older he got the worse it got, Slapped, Smashed into a mirror made to repeat “I’m a bad boy”, Made to look for something for hours for something that has “gone missing”.