Abner Snopes tells his son that he has to be loyal to his family or he is going to end up alone. This cause a dilemma for Sarty because he was to be loyal to his father, but he wants to do the right thing with the court of law. The development of the character changes was gradual and obvious to the reader. When Sarty saw De Sapin maison represents a better life. Abner Snopes would abuse his son and one particular moment Sarty realize that he did not want to live in fear with his father rules.
As he grows older Adam joins the military, as his father wants him to, but he gives up what he wants for his future. Although, this is a sacrifice he does not do it because he loves his father, but rather he wants his father to love him. This selfish sacrifice eventually leads to Adam’s resentment toward his
Gatsby differs from these characters because he has a purpose that justifies every little thing that he does. These qualities that Gatsby possesses, his ambition, dedication, and optimism, set him apart from everyone else. Ever since Gatsby was a young teenager, he had an ambition: to be the best version of himself possible. In order to become successful, Gatsby decides to continue on with his education beyond high school. Unfortunately, he drops out of college because he feels like he isn’t going along the right path to succeed.
Will has a hard time accepting the role, but realizes that it is the only way to live if you desire close relationships and people to remember you. Will begins to tell the story of how his father dies and the story comes full circle for Will and Edward. Will Bloom will eventually take on the role of the crazy old man with all of the stories as his son grows up and as he grows old. He was conflicted with being this person and had to experience the story for himself with his father to finally accept who he will become in the eyes of others. Being a Pantaloon in this story is not a bad thing, as we can see many people from Edward’s life show up at his funeral to remember the most interesting person they have ever met.
Both the movie and the poem display the idea of compliance with social standards forced on the main characters featured in them, revealed in the works. The movie unveils Neil’s conformity struggles with his tragic suicide, due to the fact that his father hates that he his an aspiring actor. Dead Poets Society has revealed how conformity to Neil’s father’s wishes weren’t what Neil wanted to pursue in his life. He fell in love with acting, and Mr. Keaton inspired him to pursue his dreams. Unfortunately, his dad pressured him to do well in academics, in hopes of him becoming a doctor.
When he thought of people who actually lived, he thought of people who followed their dreams. Regret can be caused by many things but James’ cam from his decision not to follow his dreams. In the story, the author used the symbol of James Maxwell being the president to show that no matter how far one gets in life, they will always have some regrets about what they chose to do with their life. James was one of the most influential people in the story. Most kids looked up to him and wanted to be him but that wasn’t enough.
Much to his parent’s frustration, Siddhartha decides he needs to leave home and find the inner peace he seeks. This will begin the three main stages of Siddhartha’s journey to enlightenment. In stage one, “The Calling” Siddhartha believes he is called to journey with a group of Samanas or wandering ascetics, who train their mind through severe self-discipline. Siddhartha argues with his father after telling him he wants to join the Samanas, but his father eventually sees Siddhartha’s purpose driven attitude and ultimately allows him to begin his journey. Govinda, Siddhartha’s best friend joins him and after finding a group of Samanas, they join them in the self-torture and self-denial that Siddhartha believes will lead them to enlightenment.
At the beginning of this movie, Todd was just the new kid who wanted nothing more than to just blend in and make good grades. However, Mr. Keating takes a special interest in Todd to help him discover who he is and what he stands for. Throughout the film, Todd comes out of his shell, allowing the viewers to see and relate to who he really is. However, it is not until the very last scene, that Todd completely denounces society’s rules in front of the headmaster. He disregards all punishment and repercussions that might occur in order to figuratively and literally stand up for what is right, which in this case is Mr. Keating.
Living your life by the term Carpe Diem is essentially making the best of situations and creating opportunities. The outlook Carpe Diem was followed religiously by the boys, although the consequences that came with it were subsisted by Neil’s decision to act, Todd and his decision to stand up for Mr. Keating, Charlie and his “opportunist” personality type exhibited throughout the film, and lastly Mr. Keatings teaching to the boys. When Neil Perry chose to act on impulse or “seize the day” by auditioning for the play, he knew that he proceeded directly against his father’s wishes, however he did not fully anticipate the consequences he faced. Because of his choice, his father decided that military school seemed to be the best and the justified alternative to secure his son’s future in line with his desires and objectives for him. Arguably Neil "seized the day" in his final moments, as this was an inconceivably rash choice;
He had begun to suspect that his worthy father and his other teachers, the wise Brahmins, had already passed on to him the bulk and best of their wisdom but his soul was not at peace." (3). Siddhartha set off on his own path to enlightenment. Siddhartha’s father, a wise Brahmin wasn’t keen on his only son leaving the legacy that had been laid out for him. His father believed that Brahmins knew everything and had experienced everything.