From his parents, he barely gained the warmth of being in a complete family. As Ponyboy said, “His father was always beating him up, and his mother ignored him, except when she was hacked off at something, and then you could hear her yelling at him clearly down at our house. He hates that worse than getting whipped…If it hadn’t been for the gang, Johnny would never have known what love and affection are” (Hinton P.12), we can clearly known that Johnny’s parents were extraordinarily violent to Johnny. Due to the charac- teristic of Johnny’s father, the hereditary gene of violence affected fixed some of Johnny’s personal- ity. Also, Johnny was only the one who serves as a vent to his parents’ anger.
Throughout the novel, Holden has a difficult teenage life, he is not responsible and can not face consequences that follow his irresponsibility. Holden can not let go of his childhood, and he has a tough time because he has to behave like an adult, now that he is 16. Holden is obsessed with his dead brother Allie, and his younger sister Phoebe because they are better than he is. Throughout the novel, Holden had many opportunities to get advice from the others that want to help. He refuses to go home and tell his parents he got kicked out of another school because he does not want to face the
Therefore, Jeannette Walls’ owes her success to the hardships she had as a child. To begin, Rex Walls’ internal conflict comes from his inability to provide for his family. Being a father, Rex Walls has an obligation to look after his family and to make sure everyone is looked after. However, he spirals into alcoholism; recklessly spending money on liquor rather than on provisions that would help sustain his family. His compulsive spending on alcohol is, unfortunately, a major factor keeping the Walls family in a continuous cycle of impoverishment.
In Elie Wiesel’s Night he and many of the other prisoners felt victimized by the guards and their use of power over them. One example of abuse and dehumanization is Franek, the foreman. He noticed that Elie had a gold crown in his mouth, Franek wanted it. When told to give it to him, Elie said no, so Franek started harassing and abusing Elie’s father. Elie’s father was unable to march in step, which caused a problem for him because everywhere they went it was in step, “This presented Franek with the opportunity to torment him and, on a daily basis, to thrash him savagely.
Doug goes through this everyday and although his family loves him, they aren’t very reassuring. His family neglects him. On top of Doug’s father abusing him, so does his brother, Chris. Chris abuses Doug for different reasons, most of the time it’s because he wants something Doug has. “I couldn’t even scream it hurt so bad.
John Wayne Gacy grew up with an abusive alcoholic father. If any of his siblings or him misbehaved his father would beat them with a razor strap. But after all those beatens Gacy and his sibling learned not to cry and toughen up. Gacy also had a hard time in school because of congenital heart conditions. Gacy wasn't able to play like the other kids or
Sociopaths, often described as having antisocial personality disorder, are not born with their traits but their experiences they go through make them the way they are. Perry Smith has many examples of how his upbringing has made him the way he is. Perry’s life was filled with violence and neglect. Perry had a seemingly happy life until his dad started to beat his mother and she turned to drunkenness and promiscuity. Finally perry’s parents split, which can also to lead to problems in children's lives, he travels with his mother and siblings to san Francisco where he constantly gets in trouble to which he blames it on having, “no rule or discipline, or anyone to show me right from wrong" (54).
By this time Mason has already started discovering his identity and has learned who he is; however, the third husband is constantly struggling with Mason and the idea that he is an independent person exemplified during the night when Mason comes home late. The father tries to start a fight and lecture Mason about how it is his house and he is control of it and mason must conform and completely abandon his own ideals to fit this type of man. However, due to his age, he is able to see this type of manipulation and understands that he is able to keep true to himself. The caring man, the dominating man, and the power hungry man all are father figures in Mason’s life and they all attempt to raise him in a certain way. Causing Mason’s boyhood to be flawed because he never witnessed just one type of man, which causes him to have the ability to grow up into any or all three men.
In a book, Touching Spirit Bear a character named Cole Matthews got into a fight with a student named Peter Driscal and is getting charged for it. During the experience Cole is going through he has made some bad decisions he might regret. Cole has put blame on himself due to failure to care about others, actions on the island and his attitude towards the program. As Cole was put through the program he thought that the people in the program were trying to make fun of him and put him down. Cole also believes his parents, especially his father don 't care about him.
I believe this had something to do with why Len became an active shooter at school. Len also had problems being made fun of at school, and was always being bullied by the people that he called jocks. When Len decided that he was going to go to school and shoot people and commit suicide, I believe he did this because he had a mental disorder, a bad homelife, and he wanted to make a point. The reason why I think that Len was trying to make a point is because he wrote "stop the violence" in his own blood on the
Ever since Lennie was a boy George has been taking care of him, and he never stops getting into trouble. George cannot keep a job because of Lennie, he cannot let Lennie even talk around anyone because he talks too much about the things that George does not want people to know. When Lennie killed Curley’s wife, George was finally fed up, and so was everyone else. He had reached his breaking point with Lennie, and so had everyone else. Lennie obviously was too mental to know what he was doing just like the time before that when he would not let go of that woman’s dress.
The isolated Victor is different in several ways including his manner, and the way he goes about his education, which is more focused and ultimately more obsessive. He has no one to comfort him and this leads to the madness of creating the monster. Victor has had supportive people around him since birth; however now that he is at the university he has nobody to help keep him level headed. "Every night I was oppressed by a slow fever, and I became nervous to a most painful degree; the fall of a leaf startled me, and I shunned my fellow creatures as if I had been guilty of a crime" (35). The isolation being portrayed by Victor is now shifting from not only
His father used to beat on his mother, siblings and him as well. His environment was a negative impact in his life growing up. As the nature and nurture perspective, Kuklisnky inherited anti-social personality disorted from his abusive parents. His father violence reinforced violence and the lack of conscience and love. He also was diagnosed with paranoid personality disorder, but he never seeks for treatments.
The constant change of schools because Adam was being bullied, did not solve the problem either. It was his illnesses, the easy access to guns at home, and everything he experienced throughout his life that led him to commit this horrendous