GEAS2103 Literary Appreciation Term paper Name: Lau Chi Yeung, Ben Student ID:15668495 Section:56 Title: Justice or forgive Introduction In most of the drama or fiction, the main character may facing betray. In Arthur Miller’s All My Sons, Chris feel betrayed by his father Joe because Joe have hidden his crime and cause some soldier dead. In Leo Tolstoy's War and Peace, Andrew also betrayed by his fiancée Natasha cheat with Kuragin. But Chris and Andrew choose different way to face the problem. This essay will discuss about Chris in Arthur Miller’s All My Sons, why Chris cannot accept his father do these crimes and punch him.
On the other hand, Lourie, the poet of “Forgiving Our Fathers,” internally debates about forgiving his own father. The poem addresses childhood trauma and should the distraught child forgive the father. Parallels drawn from The Kite Runner and “Forgiving Our Fathers” are abandonment, disappointment, and anger. Abandonment is shown in both medium because it is a trait that causes a deep emotional rift between father and son. In The Kite Runner, Amir always wants to join his father for some bonding time but is repeatedly turned down.
He tries to teach him to be tough because that’s how he knew to grow up. He’s Always talking about facing the devil, symbolizing his dad. Since troy doesn’t know how to love properly, or be loyal, he isn’t loyal to rose. He’s selfish in thinking that he deserves more than rose does. He looks for happiness in another female because he thinks he’s fulfilling his duty of being a man because he provided materials to his family.
Sartoris deviates from his father by disclosing his father’s plans to burn the landholder’s barn, and then proceeds to run away to the unsettled parts of the America’s. Though Eveline is quite a few years older than Sartoris, she was clearly unable to leave her father. As Eveline tries to muster up the courage that Sartoris so easily found, her fear only increases and enables her. Even with the love of her life’s support and direction, she is still unable to accomplish was Sartoris did so
Elie’s feelings change about his father countless times. He loves his father but he doesn’t really want him around anymore. This theme is not only important to the book, but it is important to life. Family will forever be complex, and navigating it can be harder, but Wiesel showed it was possible by illustrating to readers that there will always be good and bad times, it shows the internal conflict about whether he wants his father around or not, and it illustrates the dehumanization that broke the connection between Elie and his father. Most everyone loves their family, or they at least have someone, but at times, people need a break from them.
The focus is more towards Sarty Snopes, but very well appears to focus on his father as well. The story wastes no time in establishing and showing the reader the relationship between Sarty and his father. His father immediately makes the connection between his son and himself hostile and toxic to a certain extent. What is used to paint such a distasteful collaboration of these characters is very real, earthly methods of manipulation. Sarty’s father turns a good value, loyalty, and twists it using it in a disgusting way to benefit himself.
For example, in the case of barn burning, his dad supposes that Sarty will give a statement, which helps him to be free from the charges, however, Sarty is no in such mood and has made up his mind to reveal the truth, irrespective of his risk of his own father’s imprisonment. But, luckily, magistrate doesn’t go deep in the case and avoids taking the evidences or statements from the Sarty. But, when father and son meet the next night, his father explains him why he should not reveal the truth in the court and he also describes him the importance of the family responsibility and faithfulness. However, I feel that young Sarty has developed his own system of justice by that time and, nevertheless, he disagrees with his father, respecting his family status, he avoids conflict or further discussion on that
In particular, because the mystery is rendered nigh-on insignificant by its unlikely, and unrewarding, conclusion - it feels as if you are being strung along different avenues by multiple poorly conceived red herrings that all fail to amount to anything resembling meaningful. Which is a terrible shame, because its lackluster execution severely detracted from my enjoyment of Firewatch - to the point where I feel Firewatch would be a better experience without its
When you get older your dad is the one who shows you how to provide and protect for your own family. In the end both pieces demonstrate that an insecure father with bad decisions and contradictions can alter the pathway, life, and own decisions of his son. In stanza one Dick writes “…he stole your money…” a father does not steal or take from his children he should supply them with the essentials of life. In my perspective this is not called a father, this is called a coward. Especially if your ‘golden rule’ is to never steal.
Sarty is a fascinating and dynamic young boy that faces a major ethical dilemma. Going back to the quote at the beginning, loyalty is a key part of this story. It is Sarty’s undying loyalty to his terrible father that drives the story forward. The first scene we come to where Sarty displays loyalty to his father is when Abner is on trial for the crime of burning down a black man’s barn. The court decides they want Sarty to testify.