While doing this, his brother was there helping him the whole time. The one reason Doodle’s brother decided to help was because he was ashamed that his brother could not do anything. Emotions changed the narrator and made him feel something that lead to an opportunity. That opportunity was helping Doodle be normal and it changed him and his family’s emotions for the better. Waiting for the worst to happen will not get anyone anywhere.
However, Juror #8 is not the only one who is using the father/son relationship to assume whether or not the accused boy deserves the guilty verdict. Juror #3 is clearly shown to be a father. When talking about the way these kids are during that time period, #3 got up and walked around the table, recounting the day when he was a kid. He was very polite and respectful when he was addressing his father which caused him to ask the jurors if they have ever heard a kid call his father “sir” anymore to which Juror #8 commented, saying that “Fathers do not seem to think it is important anymore.” #3 looked down to #8 and asked #8 if he had any children to which he said that he had
His five-year-old son refers to the father as “Baba”, a word filled with the boy’s entreaty towards his father as he asks for a story. However, he is later portrayed as a “...boy [who] is packing his shirts, [and] looking for his keys”. He is no longer portrayed as the five year old son, but as a grown man. However, the boy still adores his father, and the word “Baba” remains a huge role in the son’s life; it is used to express his love for his father and to ask for stories, he highly looks forward to. Despite the fear that his son will leave him one day, the relationship between the father and his son is an “...emotional rather than logical equation, an earthly rather than heavenly one…”.
“My father’s hands are quick, that’s the kind of guy he is” (Pg: 4). That was a quote from the book “Okay for Now” which explains Doug’s father perfectly. Doug takes all his dad’s bad influence and turns it into something good. Doug doesn’t want to become his father, so he tries his best to not take his anger out on other people. Doug takes his father’s abuse and changes it into a lesson so he can overcome other challenges in his life.
Also, in “Looking For Work”, by Soto tells a story about a nine-year old Mexican American boy who isn’t interested in his family’s culture. Coming from experience, there are many ways, I, myself can relate to this. In both stories, both authors depict how parents and culture can influence individuals to become who they are. First, Manning describes a father-son relationship on how they show affection to each other. Manning’s father had a hard time expressing love to him, however, played physical sports to show it.
He pointed out Mr. Cathey consistent bombardments of challenges and how he handle each situation. Every good point in his life such as becoming a father was met with a bad point in which he couldn’t go to school because he became a father. The author allowed us to feel happy for the situations that seemed any reasonable person would feel good about and upset about the unforeseen variables that tend to find Mr. Cathey. The author makes sure you feel the joy and pain of a young man who could have made it to a higher level but came up short because of his bad decision
Throughout the memoir, we learn about Baca’s father through the memories he would share. Baca does not degrade his father, even though his father was not there for him. The lack of a father only gave Baca a greater determination to become a loving father for his family and to live life the best he can (Baca, 6, 2001). As a young child, Baca was afraid of his father’s temperament, but Baca still yearned his father’s love “I want to go to him and hug him but I’m afraid.” (Baca, 144, 2001). Baca’s father was a strong factor that affected Baca’s life.
The book Night, Elie knows he has to be an obedient, caring son and should help and show respect to his father when his father is sick but the fellow prisoners and officers make that hard to do. “The officer came closer and shouted to him to be silent. But my father did not hear. He continued to call me. The officer wielded his club and dealt him a violent blow to the head.
Third, Big Daddy’s care and understanding for Brick is seen when he asks him, “Have you ever been scared? I mean have you ever felt down-right terror of something” (993)? As Big Daddy asks Brick this, it shows that Big Daddy wants to continue the conversation with his son as he is asking more questions to make the conversation last longer and to get to know Brick better and at a personal level. Fourth, as the conversation between Big Daddy and Brick continues, Big Daddy admits his only faults in parenthood and being there for Brick when he needs it the most: BRICK. That’s the truth, Big Daddy.
Maturity is a concept that ample adults have had difficulty incorporating into the lives of their children. This simple concept is not something that can be forced upon someone and have said person respond positively. Maturity needs to come from experiencing life and learning from one 's mistakes. Mark Twain 's novel entitled Adventures of Huckleberry Finn shows the real power behind facing the world head on and accepting that life will not always be perfect, and that there is always something that can be improved in the lives of others. Huckleberry Finn faces many ethical and moral situations that force him to decide between what he thinks is right based on his past and what his new knowledge makes him feel is right.