The apartment is his mother’s. The idea of manhood to Walter is more than just running the household but supplying for his family and allowing them to be happy. At the time, the Younger family is struggling financially and they the mother of travis, Ruth, is going to have another baby. He then blames his relationship with his wife as holding him back from becoming a good husband. This shows that Walter can’t do anything while himself and his family does not believe in him.
How 'd you like that?” curley 's wife also spends her days hounded by her mean-spirited husband with her attempts to reach out to the other men backfiring, ultimately leading to her death when she desperately reaches out to Lennie saying “Why can 't I talk to you? I never get to talk to nobody. I get awful lonely." Through symbolism, Steinbeck is conveying that ignorance and isolation can have extreme consequences and we learn that negligence can turn an individual towards the wrong person.By portraying isolation in a negative light Steinbeck displays how companionship is essential to the emotional wellbeing of an individual. Slim even states that ‘a guy goes nuts if he ain’t got nobody’.
The Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams is a memory play surrounding the life of Tom Wingfield and his struggle with the feeling of unfulfillment. From first glance, The Glass Menagerie is a play about a family that just does not get along, which is quite normal for most families. Further examination of this book shows that each of these characters are coping with their tragic lives in different ways. The pursuit of happiness is what influences these characters in their decision making. The one element that stops these characters from obtaining happiness is the fact that they are family and family is the only thing they have left.
As German theologian once said, “We are all so much together but we are all dying of loneliness.” This is quite apparent for multiple characters in the novel, Of Mice and Men, by John Steinbeck. George and Lennie are two men that travel around together in efforts of finding work during the Great Depression, which they must do often due to Lennie’s mental illness that causes him to do “bad” things and ruin things for them on multiple jobs. However, they find work as ranch hands south of Soledad, which causes them and multiple other characters, such as the stable buck Crooks, to come face to face with their constant loneliness. Soledad, which ironically translates to loneliness, is relevant to the novel. Crooks, Lennie, and George are some of many of the characters who experience this negative feeling.
Mrs. Ramsay, as well, wants to be woven to the memory of others (Woolf, 92). As a mother, a wife, and a hostess, she tries to protect, support, and harmonize people she interacts with. This similarity leads them to the feeling of imperfection. Even with his contribution to his study, Mr. Ramsay sees himself as insignificant. He suffers from insecurity, and this weakens him mentally, which even makes Mrs. Ramsay to think that her husband would have wrote better books if he had not married (58).
Furthermore, Eddie is also socially adept and witty. Eddie comes from a home where his mother is tremendously frightened and a father who left because he “Got sick of looking after her ”. Eddie has in addition a strong sense of responsibility towards his mother, who is ill, “She is not well. She needs me ” al This broken home is a contrast to the well-behaved and seemingly well-balanced Eddie, who tries to keep his composure towards strangers despite coming from a house with many problems and heartaches. When the much older Angie touches on the subject of a possible girlfriend, Eddie can no longer keep his cool.
The flaws of human nature are depicted in social realism films. We see the flaws of the people working in the welfare office and how they have no compassion for anyone looking to seek help or assistance financially. Life on the welfare system is shown in its truest form, how it can be both powerful and cruel. I, Daniel Blake is a film directed by Ken Loach that portrays the genre of social realism. It is a story about a newly unemployed man seeking disability benefits as he is unable to work due to a heart condition and a young single mother who is seeking welfare’s help to clothe her kids.
In the play Fences, August Wilson follows the struggle of a family that deals with injustice and racial segregation that creates a hardship that leads to a personal lack of self-esteem and uncontrollable circumstances. Troy, forced his family to deal with his struggles of past life experience. Troy was a hardworking man who did his best to provide for his family. Rose explained this to Cory, "Your daddy wanted you to be everything he wasn't...and everything he was...he meant to do more good than he meant harm" (1985). The initial situation is the life of a garbageman worker.
Though the novel traces the growth and the eventual redemption of timid Mukundan into a better man with courage and self-confidence, it subtly highlights the idea that the domineering nature of his father and the disharmony in his parents’ marital life are the real reasons for his failure in life. His mother Paru Kutty, who had to suffer humiliation and ill treatment from her husband, could not escape the brutality of her husband as her son failed to rescue her from the cruelty of his father. The only ray of hope and channel of escape for her is her son whose lack of will power destroys all her hopes.
Eusebio Silva Romero Mrs. Love Hilliard Multicultural Literature and Film 30 September 2016 The Nguyen Family Analyzes Hardest thing about growing up in this world is watching people in your family make wrong decisions and live in fear that they don’t appreciate you and what you’ve done for them. This reality is made clear during one of the scenes in What’s Cooking by Gurinder Chadha. Jenny Nguyen is the most caring and admirable child in the film " What's Cooking" because she has to deal with a family that doesn't appreciate her and a brother who make wrong decisions in life. In one of the scenes in the movie Jenny gets home from there shop and her parents found something on the floor in her room and confronted her about it. Jennys parents started going off on her and saying that she’s a disgrace to the family and making her cry and yell of frustration.