In the movie, World of the Wars, H.G. Wells believes that after you experience crisis, you grow into a stronger person. Before the Martians invade, Ray is thoughtless and he doesn’t have a strong bond with his kids. When Robbie and Rachel come to his house, he does not have food for them so he leaves them in charge of ordering food while he falls asleep. Since he was not supervising them, Robbie took off even though he does not have a driver license.
He has other goals in life as well, from sending his sister to a conservatory, and eventually doing what he wants to do after his family’s debt is fulfulled, but to reach those ambitions he must first work. His work life depicts the insignificant nature of Samsa, as no matter how hard he seems to work, he can never please his manager or boss, and is always under scrutiny and mistrust. Samsa laments on his job, “what a grueling job I’ve picked! Day in, day out-on the road. The upset of doing business is much worse thant the actual business in the home office, and, besides, I’ve got the torture of traveling, worrying about changing trains, eating miserable food at all hours, constantly seeing new faces no relationships that last or get intimate,” (Kafka 3-4).
Commercials, television shows, movies, and music all extenuate the failures of men when it comes to emphasizing family life. The issue is seen as a two-way road, prioritize a career or put family first, which is not a fair circumstance. What kind of man puts a replaceable job before his loved ones? Clearly, it is really not a decision after all. For example, in the hit television show, This Is Us, one of the main characters is a father with a heavily demanding job while his three daughters grow into adolescence.
Morse code is Joe’s last hope of speaking to another human ever again and he spends months trying to make someone understand, but once they do it makes no difference. This suggests people’s reliance on technology to be able to communicate to others which it does, but this technology has downsides: without it, people fall apart, but even with it people fall apart at the prospect of devastating news. The reliance on technology in order to communicate dehumanizes people by the impersonality of it. People lose the ability to interact with
As Willy gets on with age, he no longer is able to meet his sales quotas, which results in his termination and ultimately begin unable to provide for his family. The hallucinations and flashbacks that Willy experiences confirm him senility approaching. This furthers his downfall as he tries to live his life through his successful brother Ben or his son Biff who was once a popular and well-liked person. Lastly, when Willy loses his job he feels he has no
In the beginning they argue over which place they are to buy a gift for Mary’s niece, then as it progresses they admonish each other for their addictions; Ray, his smoking, and Mary, her obsession with junk food. The couple talks much, but listens little to each other. Ray disregards his wife and her wants while prioritizing his own wants. Mary unexpectedly dies and the story ends with Ray acting like her death means freedom for him to smoke and do whatever he wants which is essentially smoking away his problems. In a similarly mundane short story, “Cathedral” by Ray Carver, a judgmental man with no name is the narrator.
Otherwise how would Gregor have missed a train? That boy has nothing on his mind but the business’” (Kafka 10). Evidently, in normal circumstances, Gregor is a diligent and punctual employee; however, his boss claims the opposite. He threatens and berates Gregor in front of his entire family saying that Gregor’s “job is not the most secure” (Kafka 11) and his “performance of the late has been very unsatisfactory” (Kafka 12). To management, workers like Gregor become disposable at the slightest infraction.
If somebody else took that ball there’d be an uproar.” (Page 19, Act I) Although, this influenced more Biff rather than his brother Happy. He 's not only the huge, moronic character. Actually, he 's the main character in the book who demonstrates any genuine self-improvement. Of course, Biff is additionally defective, much the same as every other person. He could not graduate from high school, he could not hold a stable work, and he argues with the majority of his managers.
In the movie titled “The Pursuit of Happyness”, there was a problematic family living in San Francisco in 1981. The main character, Chris Gardner worked as a salesman invested his entire life savings in portable bone density scanner to support his family including his wife Linda and a five years old son Christopher. However, Chris’ business is not doing well and his wife was forced to work. Day after day, Linda was suffering and she always quarrelled with Chris and blamed him didn’t play the role as a responsible father and a good husband. Luckily, this was not the end for Chris.
Willy fits both definitions. Willy’s and action and the results are what we expect of him. He is a salesman, and as expected he struggles. He is overbearing on his children, and as expected they grow up confused. His struggles begin when he looses his job, at the end we expect him to kill himself, which he does.