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.
The climax of the novel is the death of the man which marks the end of an educative process between father and son. Leading up to the death of his father, the boy matures with every new lesson endowed upon him. During his final moments with his father, the boy “...sat beside him and (he) was crying and (he) couldn’t stop” (McCarthy 286). One can truly visualize the alliance between father and son that has only been strengthened through the challenges encountered. The man 's death symbolizes a loss of hope in the boy, but a motive that pushes him towards living the rest of his life through the final wishes of his father.
He confronts his greed and desire to become a wealthy businessman and realizes that he lost his only supporters throughout his journey. Walter declines Karl Lidner while staring at Travis, his little son. With these actions, Walter is seen as a family man- somebody who realizes the importance of family. Walter develops into a character similar to his father- Big Walter. Big Walter was seen as “a man who loved his children”(PAGE) according to Mama.
Even though Jim had his mother to take care of him, there is somethings that dads need to teach their sons. Jim needed his father a lot, especially because he was becoming an adult. Jim father was alive for a little while in the beginning of the story. Jim is only a teenager when his dad dies. His dad death had a big impact on his life.
Helen Keller could overcome her obstacles, since her family supported and encouraged her. One day, they took Helen to the Dr. Alexander Graham Bell, and this meeting was the most important case that affected her attitude toward defeating obstacles. However, Frank’s family never supported him, especially his father. His father abandoned his children and wife, and he did not take care of his family. His father never paid attention to his son’s interests in studying.
He had always felt that they were a really close family and he loved his mother and father. Therefore, when they were divorced it tore him apart, he simply just could not handle it. Abagnale finally reached a point to where he had to move away from his family because he could not deal with the depression of it. After moving away Abagnale did not know what to do. What is a sixteen year old boy supposed to do in New York City, when he is all by himself?
In this case, life is not always what it seems to be. Oedipus thought he was on top and had it all. His downfall overpowered him. Greatness and disaster explains the life of Oedipus in the quote. Oedipus wanted to live the rest of his life not seeing the pain and the true person he really is.
There is no clue provided whatsoever for the cause. Part I is about how his family finds out about his new form and their reaction to it. Part II tells about how is family gets used to his presence and Gregor’s way of life after a few months after his transformation. Part III is mainly about how his family gets united to get rid of him forgetting that he is a part of their family. Gregor is just an ordinary guy who hates his job but is forced to continue so as to feed his family.
Slowly, he is rejected by his family who he adores, showing us just how important he was within the family unit. The family take Gregor for granted. “I have responsibilities for my parents and my sister”(101), Gregor is the sole provider for the family; being the only one to uphold a job. Without him, they would not be able to afford simple necessities. His family as a result, become lethargic; weak and
In addition, the speaker’s remorse is seen in the third stanza. It states, “Speaking indifferently to him,/ Who had driven out the cold/ and polished my good shoes as well./ What did I know, what did I know/ of love’s austere and lonely offices?” After explaining that his father never took a break from being the provider of warmth, fought the bitter cold while he laid in bed and waited for the fire, and labored on his day of rest despite the pain he felt from regularly engaging in hard labor, the son states that he spoke indifferently to his father. The speaker makes no mistake with this order, as it highlights his selfishness, showing that he now recognizes this
Stein was related to Eliezer, he visited Elie and his father often in the camp. Stein came crying because he missed his family. Stein was on the verge of giving up, “The only thing that keeps me alive, is to know that Reizel and the little ones are still alive,” (Wiesel 45). When Stein received the news about his family being dead, he gave up entirely and was never seen again. The experience that Stein suffered through supported the theme by showing that the possibility of his loved ones being alive kept him holding onto his own life.
Graham is shown to be a caring person as he helps his family mourn over the death of his wife and mother to his children, Colleen, while severely trying to cope with the loss himself. He is a former Reverend but later loses his faith in God after the death of his wife. Colleen is Graham’s deceased wife whose last words to her husband before she passed were to “tell Merrill to swing away” and to “tell Graham to see”. Morgan is Graham’s son and very mature for his age. Morgan usually acts in place of his father when