In this first encounter with King Claudius he is both depicted as a compassionate and insensitive father towards his nephew Hamlet. For example, King Claudius displays signs of affection when he tells Hamlet “tis sweet and commendable in your nature, Hamlet, To give these mourning duties to your father. But you must know your father lost a father” (1.2.90-93). In this quote King Claudius is depicted as a very caring man towards Hamlet’s lost. Claudius displays sign of sympathy trying to relate to Hamlet's grief.
The man’s deceased wife once told him that he couldn’t survive for himself, he has to survive for someone else. His son is the man’s reason for living as he does everything he can to ensure his survival. He ensures his son’s well being and happiness by giving him small luxuries like hot cocoa and the last coca cola. Ely says, “Where man cannot live, gods fear no better.” Gods are only worth
Tracy Kidder paints a picture of a man, Paul Farmer, and his father, the Warden, whom seem to have nothing in common. Dr. Farmer’s father was a humble man who loved his children but did not show his love with words, but in “Mountains beyond Mountains,” Dr. Paul Farmer grows to become compassionate of his fellow human beings, just like his own father. When Paul Farmer was still in college he had left a fraternity because he felt he could not belong to an all-white party (Kidder, ch. 5). I believe because of his upbringing and watching his father transition from a salesman to teaching slower students, helped young Paul to understand the compassion of other’s.
In a desperate time after finding out the truth, Oedipus looks to his brother-in-law/uncle to care for and tend to his children, while also asking the man to banish him forever. Oedipus’s “put[s his]requests to Creon,” an unlikely ally during a time of immense agony (line 1550). Creon, helps Oedipus accept the reality of his tragic life, by promising to care for his children, Rescuing him From Without. Oedipus is banished to the beginning of his journey: Mt. Cithaeron.
The man fell back instantly and lay with blood bubbling from the hole in his forehead.”(66) The sigh of relief and adrenaline perceived by the father when seeing his son in danger in the hands of another thus clarifies the man’s true love and affection that he discerns for the boy. Pursuing this further, food, water and shelter are resources which are limited on the island and burdensome to find. The father continuous thrives in search for food, water and shelter risked his life multiple times. His duty to provide the boy with the resources and keep the boy healthy and sheltered is a responsibility and the man’s first and only priority. Consistently,
This quote shows reunion of Odysseus and Telémachus. Although they do not necessarily know each other, because of the years they were apart, the undeniably heavy emotion this greeting brought out of both men reveals the gravity of the situation and the strength of a father-son bond. Another important relationship is between Laertes and Odysseus. Odysseus and Laertes reunite after the suitors have been killed. Laertes is extremely happy because he saw his “son and grandson” and they “vie[d] for courage” (Homer 461).
“Love and Honor and Pity and Pride and Compassion and Sacrifice” Nam Le’s “Love and Honor and Pity and Pride and Compassion and Sacrifice” is categorized in “ethnic story” narrated his Vietnamese life in order to meet an upcoming deadline even though finally he can’t submit his story because his father burns his work. Throughout the story, Nam the narrator talks about “the past” which he experiences when he was young including the recent experience that he has got from his father reunion. Not only does the story tell us about the past which, but it also shows a connection of time between past, present, and future. Likewise, the story shows the relationship between son and father which is the main theme of this story; and shows how the past is important and affect to them differently. Also, the story of the past could lead to the end of the story that can be interpreted like a prediction of the direction of their relationship in the future.
Jay may have problems of his own, but Patience is trying to see through them to help Jay become the man she knows he can be. They become a family, but when Patience is pushed out of the mine, she leaves Jay behind and her and Wilson head back to Denver City, without any gold. Title Significance: The title of this book is Patience and I believe that the author chose this title because throughout this story, each character learns to be patient with each other. They learn how to work with each other and they also learn how to over come hardships and become a family along the way. Through patience and perseverance, they learn to love each other and that this biggest lesson in this book.
“It was the second time I had heard my grandfather say something about my uncle and Indian girls”(63). Julian Hayden chooses loyalty to his son, Frank despite justice for Marie and other Native American women. Wesley Hayden was loyal to everyone in his own perspective, but from others’ perspectives, such as his father and his brother, he was a betrayer. Wesley’s dilemma of which fate he should serve, family or the law is where much of the action of the novel revolves around. Wes has a responsibility to his own older brother, but also to Marie Little Soldier, who aides to Davy.
My father has influenced me to be compassionate based on his actions virus him telling to be compassionate. I gained this from observing him with his elderly father, and my grandfather. My father is compassionate by always going out of his way for family, when my grandfather was very ill my father stood by his side and helped him though everything, for instance when my grandfather had dementia, my father was patient with him and eased him. I learned to be compassionate and loving from his actions and I then too began to stay up late at
In the book THE ROAD by Cormac McCarthy, we partake in a journey with a boy and his father, and the experiences they encounter throughout the book. We learn about the deteriorated planet they live on and the boy’s ever changing thoughts about his dad. Throughout the book, the boy questions his father 's judgement. McCarthy argues developing a sense of trust is key to survival in life threatening situations. Early in the book, the boy has little experience with the harsh outside world, he is trusting in everyone but his father knows best, and does what he can to protect him.