He discovers how special Aron is, but keeps his composure, “Cal stared fiercely at his brother, at the pale hair and the wide-set eyes, and he suddenly knew why his father loved Aron, knew it beyond doubt.” (p. 537) Cal realizes the uniqueness of Aron, but he does not give in to jealousy. He simply loves his brother along with Adam even though he
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.
His father went about his everyday duties quietly, never asking for anything in return. The great sacrifices that the father made for his son proves how much he loved him. The speaker lastly admits that he did not "know of love 's lonely and austere offices" (870). Unfortunately, he realized this a little too late like many
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.
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.
An addict attempts to keep their problems unknown and this was the first he had heard of his brother in ages. The narrator didn’t want to believe his brother had fallen down such a dark hole. He saw all the signs and odd behavior, but still convince himself nothing was wrong. When one loves another their faults are harder to find, one will ignore flaws in favor of viewing them in the best light. His blinding love kept him from seeing the path Sonny was headed down.
This affected Simon a lot he only wanted his parents to love him. In these stories two unordinary people defy the odds and prove people wrong. They were always the underdogs and people didn't like them although they didn't try to understand them. Simon was also fortunate to have a caring brother who treated him right unlike Doodle’s selfish brother. They are also always happy and never down.
The dynamic character Richard was one of the weak ones because he was envious of his brother Roger. Roger has the life Richard always dreamed of, he had the wife and kid he always wanted. Richard and his nephew Jon always had a stronger connection than with the connection with his son Seth. Seth was always in his own world playing with his band and when his father needs him he just continues playing and ignores him. For instance, in lines 6-7 ““Seth!” he yelled.
In this text, Holden is talking about how great his brother was and how pathetic he was compared to him. Since Holden likes to think of his brother and how great he was he starts to doubt his ability. He starts to believe that he not good enough or as good as his brother, so there is no point in trying. He thinks that his parents are disappointed in him and wish that his brother was still alive instead of him. Because of these chain of thoughts, he does not care or even try as hard as he could in school because he thinks that no matter what he does he will never be as good as his brother.
Unlike his younger brother Happy, Biff wants nothing to do with his father after learning about Willy’s affair in their trip to Boston. Although both sons are like Willy in deceiving reality to their favor, Biff accepts the life they’ve been living isn’t real, unlike Happy who thrives like his father in his younger years and uses women. Willy always wished to be a successful man in Biff’s and Happy’s eyes, reminiscing on the days where Biff was younger when he doesn’t want to face