Walter is very insecure about his manhood throughout the story and his mother even tries to give his manhood to him. The only thing that Mama does when she tries to “fix” Walter’s manhood is make him more depressed and insecure about his role of a man in the world. In “A Raisin in the Sun” manhood plays a role of a brick wall for the characters, especially Walter. Walter is the father of Travis and the husband of Ruth but he doesn’t run the household. The apartment is his mother’s.
On top of that work schedule her husband still expected to come home and do the chores that were expected of someone who did not work. It was very shocking to read that her husband would just leave; whereas most husbands would want to see their wives after working all day. "While they both works full-time, "it was just assumed I did all the cooking, all the cleaning, all the baking, all the clothes shopping. He didn 't even buy his own underwear... Over the years there was a lot of resentment" ' (Collins 27). I wonder how in the world did this man survive?
That was Daddy’s job. It wasn 't fair that I was stuck doing it” (173). Because of Mr. Culpepper drinking problem and failure to carry out his responsibility as a father or in short because of his neglect, Maddy was forced to fill the gap and help keep the family together by doing all the house work and taking care of her siblings. Although it wasn’t enough to keep them out of
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.
Bonita was isolated from her husband as she worked late night and cared for her children. Where was Eddie? Not there. Whether he was in “the lock up” because his pride got the better of him, or he was off doing late nights studying for his case. He wasn’t being the father or husband his family needed.
She hasn't let go of earth yet which prevents her from being happy, she feels isolated and alone in heaven well she watches everyone she loves gets to grow up she wants to belong back to earth. Along with susie her family on earth also feels very isolated each family member in there own way perhaps the most her mother. Susie's dad has figured out the man who killed his daughter and only focuses on him almost 24/7 so her mother starts to feel very alone and doesn't know how to deal with her daughters death, her mother turns to the police officer handling susies case Len, she starts depending more and more on him and susie see this till one day her mother just needs to get away from it all well susie watches from heaven she her “mother was granted her most temporal wish. To find a doorway out of her ruined heart, in merciful adultery”(197). Susie's mom describes what shes doing as a
Marguerite was never meant to be a girl and she is regularly reminded of that by her father by saying “you are my misfortune” and “what have I done to deserve you in my life”. Does Marguerite act like a boy should because she doesn’t enjoy the life she is expected to have, or does she want to be the boy her father never had. The count has high expectations on what and how Marguerite should be like and does everything to make her a perfect future ruler. When she finally gets her rapier from Ferre, she knows that “the sword won’t rest in its scabbard”. Her interest sparked by all the stories her father came home and told her about his fights.
The first reason that led to Okonkwo 's fate was that he struggled throughout his entire childhood. Unoka, who is Okonkwo’s father, was a failure. His wife and children did not have enough foods to eat and he owed almost every villager money (Achebe, 5). Life was hard for Okonkwo because Unoka was a lazy father who did not bother to think about his future. Okonkwo was not able to focus on other events because he was busy trying to feed and support his family.
Her life undergoes big changes after marrying John Wright. She is forced to live in John’s uncheerful and hollow farmhouse, managing households every day. She struggles and suffers alone as they are childless. This is portrayed through Mrs Hale and Mrs Peters conversations. “I stayed away because it weren’t cheerful.
Instead, I kept quiet and let the hour fade away until my husband took me home and started to beat me because I am just wasting money by never talking. I never could do right in his eyes. The house was never clean enough, the children never quite enough, and I never talked enough. Sometimes he would remind me of the days when I used to talk all the time. Acting like he cared, acting like he wished he could back to those days, the days when we weren’t married.