The theme in Chaim Potok The Chosen is that a father-son relationship is very important. They focus on David and Reuven Malter and also Reb and Danny Saunders relationships with each other. It shows the different ways that Reb and David teach their children how to learn the Talmud. Also, it shows the different ways that a father-son relationship can be like. One is Reb and Danny’s relationship which is strict and they don't talk a lot about other stuff beside religion.
I can’t live one way in town and another way in my home” (274). The quotation explains that Atticus feels he could not be trusted as an attorney or as a father to his two children if he lied for his son. Honesty is important for people to learn at an early age because honesty is needed to build meaningful and lasting relationships. Atticus displays honesty which is a trait that everyone should
Having an open mind is another characteristic people turn to when contemplating what an ideal person is. It shows that one is open to new ideas, suggestions and can see the opposing side of an argument. Appreciation is given to those with this trait because it is easier to reach agreements on important matters by both sides of the argument compromising. Machiavelli, on the other hand, prefers to be in control and tells people this in The Prince. Once again, he has a pessimistic outlook on what the optimal person is.
They might be afraid to show it but they will use it and it will show how great of a person they are. Education plays a big role in how someone goes about life, and if they have integrity or not. In Chapter 3 of To Kill a Mockingbird Atticus told Scout, “ You never really understood a person until you consider things from his point of view, until you climb into his skin and walk around in it.” (Lee 39). Atticus showed Scout not only great empathy, but great parenting by teaching Scout something about the world. Atticus knows what it is like for people not the same as everyone else to get treated differently, so he is trying to teach Scout the right way.
Atticus Finch says empathy is based on sympathy, on being able to see another person 's point of view and comprehend why they act the way they do even if it 's hard to agree with it. He is allocating fatherly advice to Scout by telling her that Miss Caroline was probably just trying to do her best in a new environment. This piece of advice supports Scouts development throughout the novel by making her not as agile to judge. Although Atticus is crucial to his children 's growth, he can’t give a “feminine” input which sometimes flaws his parenting, but Lee proves that good parenting requires a person to do the right thing, no matter the circumstances through fairness, perspective, and integrity. Atticus’ fairness displays he is a good parent because he considers that everyone deserves a chance to be understood and have motives for their actions.
Unlike the grandmother, who basically thinks that she is ethically superior to everyone else, the Misfit seriously questions the meaning of life and his role in it. He has cautiously measured his procedures in life and observed his understandings to get lessons surrounded by them. The Misfit has a stable vision of life and acts along with what he thinks is right. His thinking and actions are not ethical in the conservative sense, but they are sturdy and reliable and consequently give him a power of assurance that the grandmother lacks. O’Connor called the Misfit a “prophet gone wrong,” and in fact, if he had applied his moral reliability to a less immoral way of life, he could have been measured a true
Do you hear me” Walls 148. During this confrontation between the characters the dad ended up forgiving the children rather than punishing them. Since the parents are so forgiving, the article also states that “authoritative parents are responsive to their children and willing to listen to questions”Psychology: What They Are and Why They Matter.” The Four Styles of Parenting.
This is a typical family in our society as well. In Jonas’ society they do not live with their birthparents, but this are more and more normal in our society today. The parents in Jonas’s community are matched together by the Elders. The Elders analyzes the people who search for a mate, and sets together cupules who has the same interest and can fit echoers personalities and skills. This seems kind of weird for us, but it is not far from the way people in our society finds each other today.
I can hint to the aspect that Mr. White is a family man who cares for his family before he starts worrying about himself. I think as him as a traditional man who works hard for his family. I am implying this information about Mr. White due to the fact that within the story he tries to provide his family with the best situations. He stated that he believes that the best situation for his son is to attend public school considering that you meet a greater variety of children. The author didn’t explain who or what he is because first of all that would be boring for the reader and second of all he wanted to write a short story and not an autobiography.
The last sentence of chapter 9 is also important because it teaches us from Atticus’s point of view that he is more concerned about Scout. He is concerned that Scout will fall with the rest of society and discriminate because of her friends. We also learn that Atticus is not as concerned with Jem. He knows that Jem is more mature and calm and will make the right decision. Atticus’s parenting style is based off of his beliefs in equality and justice.
Towards the end of the novel, after the kids realize all the nice things Boo has been doing for them, they start to change their opinions. They realize he is not a crazy man, he is just a person. A person that has helped them. This shows that Boo helped teach the kids you should never listen to rumors. You do not truly know someone until you have been in their shoes.
Even though Atticus Finch doesn 't discipline his kids, so they sometimes disrespect people, he makes his kids accept people no matter what, Atticus cares about his kids, but Atticus does not change who they are as a person. because, and he teaches his kids right from wrong. He was a great father because he guided on the morally correct behaviour which was difficult in their time. Atticus Finch makes his kids Scout and Jem accept people no matter what they do. Atticus set a good example when he was given the case of Tom Robinson.
But to put things straight” (Golding 79). Throughout his speech other kids try to interrupt him and he stands his ground and tells them that he has the conch. Another thing that he did was after he finished he let other kids talk freely. Ralph makes a great leader but he does lack some qualities to be the best leader that the group could have. Jack however does not have the best communication
He accepts their flaws and embraces them by acknowledging their presence. The biggest thing Atticus did for his kids was letting them be their own person with own ideas. “Well, all I can say is, when you and Jem are grown, maybe you’ll look back on this with some compassion and some feeling that I didn’t let you down.”(120) Atticus did not take what everyone is saying to heart, instead he let their words roll off his back. Jem and Scout have not yet learned to do so bt with continued support from Atticus, this goal will easily be reached. Jem and Scouts different, but parallel paths to maturity demonstrate the theme of growing up in
Ahmenhotep III, is not cruel to his son, but rather indifferent. His attention is spent on his older son, his heir apparent. Even his daughters are groomed over the boy for any unforseen event. There are times that the pharoah observes the child 's strange features with pity; but it is the child 's behavior that troubles him more than appearances. But these fatherly concerns would past, and he would be regarded as 'our little mistake ', a euphamisism used by both he and his wife.