Atticus doesn’t allow poor behavior and disrespectfulness from the children. For example he doesn’t allow Jem and Scout to mess with Boo Radley. Jem, Scout, and Dill were always fascinated with Boo Radley. Due to this fascination they would always try to get a look at him or relay him a message. Atticus realized when he found out that behavior of that nature was unacceptable and ordered for the kids to not disturb them.
Children learn from their parent’s mistakes and one thing Okonkwo learned was to rule by one thing” passion- to hate everything that his father Unoka had loved. One of those things was gentleness and another was idleness.” Therefore, he wants to raise Nwoye with fear and abuse since, his father raised him with gentleness. Okonkwo is afraid Nwoye will “be found to resemble his father” so, he treated him and Ikemefuna “with a heavy hand.” Okonkwo was “fond of the boy” but, he did not “express any emotion openly, unless it be the emotion of anger.” Therefore,” when Okonkwo heard that he would not eat any food he came into the hut with a big stick in his hand and stood over him while he swallowed his yams, trembling.” This shows that Okonkwo is raising Nwoye with fear so, he will raise up to be a successful man who will do what he is told no matter what and not be lazy. Okonkwo is scaring Nwoye that he will beat him so, he will listen to him. Everything Okonkwo is doing is because he “was not a cruel man.
Abner Snopes tells his son that he has to be loyal to his family or he is going to end up alone. This cause a dilemma for Sarty because he was to be loyal to his father, but he wants to do the right thing with the court of law. The development of the character changes was gradual and obvious to the reader. When Sarty saw De Sapin maison represents a better life. Abner Snopes would abuse his son and one particular moment Sarty realize that he did not want to live in fear with his father rules.
What furthers the success of his fulfilling of a father is the way he words this principle; Atticus knows that if he uses words or sentences which are too complicated, Scout will not understand, therefore, will not be able to live by this principal. Using phrases such as shows us that Atticus takes into account his children’s attitudes and learning capability solely to pass on morals. Furthermore, throughout the course of the novel, as the reader familiarize themselves with Atticus and his children’s bond, we learn
He tries to help Ralph teach the others this, but the other boys do not understand that if there are no rules, their society will fall. Piggy had rules to lead with, but could not gain the support of the other boys to follow these rules to grow a peaceful society. The rules and values that Piggy tries to establish are important to develop a mature and working society. Piggy states,“I got the
This just goes to show that the persona of the poem thought that this sort of behavior was normal from a parent. “My Papa’s Waltz” highlights the ways a young person sees a parent who is stern and somewhat abusive. When children are young they are oftentimes shaped by their circumstances, and it seems perfectly logical to believe that the persona of this poem had no idea until he was much older, just how negative of an impact his father had on him. The alcoholic, abusive, and confusing situations in the poem should lead one to believe that the relationship between father and son in the poem is problematic, however, there is still love in the relationship, which just makes
“He also is willing to stand up against the odds-he knows he’s ‘licked’ before he even begins” (Text 2). Atticus knows he will not be able to win this case even if Tom Robinson is innocent. Unfortunately the town and the jury are corrupt and will not give Tom a fair trial. Almost anyone can see that Atticus Finch defends Tom Robinson to show compassion through the “Golden Rule” and set an example for his children. Atticus is an idealist and knows what is right and what is wrong.
Atticus is strict to Scout and Jem so they will become good people when they are older. Atticus has to get strict with Scout, Jem, and Dill so they will stop messing with Boo Radley.” I 'm going to tell you something and tell you this one time: stop tormenting that man that goes for the other two of you”(Lee 59).This shows that Atticus can be strict if he needs to. Atticus is only strict with his children. Atticus has only been strict to Scout and Jem in the story. Atticus is a very selfless and kind person that likes to help people.
The father is holding his son “with a palm caked hard by dirt” (Roethke 14) and brings him off to bed “still clinging to his shirt” (Roethke 16). It didn’t matter if his father was sometimes violent, what mattered was that he was a hard working father who supported his family. Although the memories of the boy’s past may have not been the best, we know he still looks up to his father as someone to admire for all that he has done for him. His father’s good outweighs his bad. The young boy in “My Papa’s Waltz” by Theodore Roethke did not have the easiest relationship with his father.
Troy is an example, he barely express his feelings to his sons but his actions show he wants the best for his kids because of his life experience, He cares about them having food on the table, have a house to live and clothes to wear. He sacrificed himself working in a dangerous job with low wage in order to give what a father should provide . Attley, Ama states that “While Willy 's favorite advice to his sons focuses on his optimism for their future resulting from their attractiveness and popularity, Troy 's favorite piece of advice is more focused on realism. He states that "You 've got to take the crookeds with the straights" (37), which means that one has to be ready to endure both the hardships and triumphs, the bad and the good in life, in equal measure”(Attley 4). You hardly explain the quote or connect it to your thesis here.