From his parents, he barely gained the warmth of being in a complete family. As Ponyboy said, “His father was always beating him up, and his mother ignored him, except when she was hacked off at something, and then you could hear her yelling at him clearly down at our house. He hates that worse than getting whipped…If it hadn’t been for the gang, Johnny would never have known what love and affection are” (Hinton P.12), we can clearly known that Johnny’s parents were extraordinarily violent to Johnny. Due to the charac- teristic of Johnny’s father, the hereditary gene of violence affected fixed some of Johnny’s personal- ity. Also, Johnny was only the one who serves as a vent to his parents’ anger.
Matthews doesn’t know any better, than to beat up his son when he gets angry. Only because this is how he was treated when he was younger. Mr. Matthew’s bubble of life is filled with anger. To not feel anything Mr. Matthews is always drunk and never in control. When Mr. Matthews was younger he went through the same treatment that Cole is treated with.
“ Why are we always being harassed.”( Rodriguez 95) This shows that Luis and Carlitos were being harassed by the police. This gives an example that being disrespected and harassed to those who aren’t native is common. Luis already seeming defeated while Carlitos seemed to be questioning how society is treating him. Racism in Luis’s life experiences has always been a big part of his life others hating him, judged by the teachers not letting them experience his own culpability, and the cops pointing and labeling him as a threat. He’s constantly judged by everyone around him that think they're superior to him and others always view him the way the chose too.
Sociopaths, often described as having antisocial personality disorder, are not born with their traits but their experiences they go through make them the way they are. Perry Smith has many examples of how his upbringing has made him the way he is. Perry’s life was filled with violence and neglect. Perry had a seemingly happy life until his dad started to beat his mother and she turned to drunkenness and promiscuity. Finally perry’s parents split, which can also to lead to problems in children's lives, he travels with his mother and siblings to san Francisco where he constantly gets in trouble to which he blames it on having, “no rule or discipline, or anyone to show me right from wrong" (54).
O’Connor’s trait of violence is used throughout to reveal the corrupt and criminal world that emanates the need for salvation. The violence that we do not get to see for ourselves are the crimes the Misfit committed before the story began. The story begins with the grandmother telling Bailey to “read here what it says he did to these people’” (O’Connor 575). These crimes are violent murders that the Misfit committed beforehand. This displays the criminal world that we live in.
His dad beats him and his mom does not care about him she just cares about her reputation as a wealthy woman. Will Cole change his ways. Relationships that Changed Cole. Touching Spirit Bear by Ben Mikaelsen.The book is about a 15-year-old boy that is named Cole he cares for no one and he thinks everyone hates him. He is wrong though Garvey Edwin and Peter may be able to help him.
For example, in the book “The Outsiders” Ponyboy was born being a greaser which had him at a disadvantage already; furthermore, he had obstacles coming his way because of the socs. Consequently, the socs were guys who would beat up greasers for the fun of it, and since Ponyboy was a greaser he had much to worry about. This affected him to an excessive amount, for his life would change much after getting into a fight with one where a soc ended up dead. As a result, Ponyboy had many obstacles which cause him an abnormal amount of pain, Johnny’s death, Dally’s death, being a greaser; however, he didn’t let this stop him. As you can see, Ponyboy who was born into such a horrible life didn’t let that stop him from changing into someone who could be
The book depicts Boo as a distraught boy and who is never seen as anything more. Eventually, Boo has enough, and protects himself from the cruel discrimination of his fellow townspeople by hiding out in his own home. Though Boo’s reclusion shows his depression the nonstop talk about him continues on. These rumors soon became the tales of the Maycomb “Haunt”. Therefore, the discrimination towards Boo Radley demolished his life and turned it into a tragedy
Celie's father (Pa), is not only verbally abusive, but also physically abusive, “He beat me for dressing trampy but he do it to me anyway.” (6). Pa beat Celie for the way that she dressed, but he also beat her for no reason at all. During this time in history, it was very common to beat your children or your wife, even though it was made illegal in 1920. Physical abuse is seen throughout the novel and is inflicted on Celie by both her father and husband Mr._____. In 2018, physical abuse is “hidden”, but it is present in such large numbers especially in children, “Children are suffering from a hidden epidemic of child abuse and neglect… Every year more than 3.6 million referrals are made to child protection agencies…” (childhelp).
She likes to be surrounded by boys and she has a promiscuous attitude (Kuribayashi, and Julie). In “What Sally Said” we can comprehend Sally attitude. Sally suffers continuous beatings by her father. “He hit her with his hands just like a dog, she said, like if I was an animal,” the thrashing are brutal. Sally lacks of love and she is looking to escape from her father.
This causes sadness in Harry, leading him to get in a fight with Craig Randall over the snide comments made about the house, "even though I [Harry] agreed with every word." This exchange shows how Harry must face the challenge of whether to go along with what everyone else says, or defend his family 's honour. Another example of the challenges faced through growing up from childhood to adolescence is of Harry 's classmate Johnny Barlow. Johnny’s family consists of a drunk father and a brother who has ended in jail many times, leading to the people in the town thinking that Johnny himself is, “Good for nothing.” Due to all the gossiping, Johnny feels that he must leave the town temporarily for he feels alone and disconnected. However, the gossiping about the growing youth extends to such a state that Harry, after listening to all the ugly little voices of the town, decides that he, “wants to run away too, just like
S. E. Hinton 's novel The Outsiders, Hilton includes two characters that only care for eachother. They have many similarities, they both have abusive parents and they both place little value on their lives. However they have many differences. Dally gets in trouble a lot with the fuzz, johnny on the other hand is shy, always looks like something is bothering him. Johnny ends up dying but he dies a hero, Dally dies a hoodlum, he attempts to pull a unloaded gun on the fuzz but dies as soon as he does it.
Johnny pretty much considers his friends (the greasers) his family since he is ignored by his alcoholic mother. When Johnny became a greaser that meant he was now enemies with the socs which they had rumbles and fights with. Johnny was smaller than the rest with jet black hair, he always had a suspicious look in his eye. Ponyboy described Johnny as “A little puppy that had been kicked too
Johnny is very weak and shy, so he runs away for the day or night, and comes back the next day. Ponyboy states “His father was always beating him up, and his mother ignored him, except when she was hacked off at something, and then you could hear her yelling at him clear down at our house” (12). His parents do not pay attention to Johnny, but when they do, they beat Johnny up. Likewise, Dally’s parents do not care about anything he does. For instance,
Additionally, Bob Ewell’s hatred towards Atticus grew, as the book went on. He got so sick and tired of him and wanted revenge. Atticus explains that, “So if spitting at my face and threatening me saved Mayella Ewell one extra beating, that’s something I’ll gladly take.” Harper Lee describes that Bob Ewell was so full of hatred that he would beat up anyone he disliked. Towards the end of the novel. Bob couldn’t control his hatred any longer so, in revenge he tries to kill Atticus’ children.