Telemachus finally admits his irritation with the suitors’ misuse of the hosts’ hospitality “But if you decide it is more profitable and better/ to go on, eating up one man’s livelihood, without payment,/ then spoil my house” (I. 376-382). The suitors are surprised and upset with the disrespectful way Telemachus spoke to them. The suitors, no matter how upsetting their actions, consider themselves guests of Telemachus and his mother, which reveals that some believe even if one breaks the laws of hospitality and extends their stay long beyond their welcome, the host does not hold the right to ask them to leave. Additionally, when Telemachus informs the suitors that if they decide it is better to overextend their hospitality and ruin Telemachus and his mother, he will attempt to shame them.
When the boy asks for a story, the father “...rubs his chin, scratches in ear…” in an effort to conjure up a story his son would enjoy. The action in itself reflects the strong love and endearment he has for his child; a lot of thoughts are devoted to make a story. However, he can recall not one story and the father’s thoughts diverge from thinking of a captivating story, to the future he is dreadful for: “...soon, he thinks, the boy will give up on his father”.
In the novel, The Odyssey translated by Robert Fitzgerald, Telemachus gives a speech to Ithaca. He argues to the suitors about disrespecting his father Odysseus’ home even though they think Odysseus is dead and will never come home. Courageously, from the heart, Telemachus goes up against the suitors to state control over the key social practices of marriage hospitality. Telemachus’ speech was effective because it showed pathos, logos, and ethos. Telemachus looks and acts the part of his father, astonishing those who presumably knew him as a boy.
As appeared in Pittman's book while expressing the statement, "or may have existed only as the myth of the man". Which can be intrepreted as a Ralphs dad not being there for him but the stoties allow him to yet feel connected. In addition, piggy's dad passed on, leaving piggy with his aunt and no manly figure to push him to end up plainly the man he really is. Male figures are required to help young boys and make them to keep in mind the end goal and to instruct the young boy on how to end up more
As children, people often act in ways that will please their parents. Amir lives a childhood full of wanting to please his father. He believes it is his fault for killing his mother and taking Baba’s precious love. Numerous times Amir tries to be the strong and athletic son Baba has always wanted, though each try turns out to be futile. Amir is a poet.
Telemachos grouses for a bit about the suitors who have invaded his house, eaten his food, drunk his wine, and tried to get with his mom. Nobody dares challenge his righteous anger except Tarantino, the would-be-king we met earlier. He blames Penelope herself for deceiving the suitors. How so? Let us explain: When Odysseus didn't come, Penelope devised a plan to delay having to marry one of these suitors.
Shaving, Leslie Norris Leslie Norris’s short story “Shaving” is a prime example of a coming-of-age tale that analyzes the importance of life, and the prioritizing of life decisions. Norris forces the reader to connect with Barry the protagonist, on the deepest levels of human emotion. Barry is a charismatic young man who has shown an abundance of maturity as his hopelessly ill father slowly slips away. Barry’s growth from a young adolescent to the patriarch of his family has taught him responsibilities of being a leader in not just his household, but with his friends. Barry’s willingness to become the patriarch of the family is illustrated through characterization, contrast, and symbolism.
In Powder, the son is clearly more responsible than his dad but still looks up to him. The father-child quality time throughout the stories are crucial. In Powder one debate is that, is it wrong that he took his child to Thesonius Monk. It is a valid question. Did he do it to be cool or because he just wants to spend time with him?
He tried many times to convince himself to find the courage to fix his past, leaving himself to find ways when it’s too late to redeem himself by going out of his way to search for his half-brother’s son. As a child, Hassan got raped and Amir was a witness of this. Their friendship fell apart because of Hassan’s loyalty and by keeping this secret, he got Hassan and his father, Ali to quit
Power razes all of its enemies to the ground, and its enemies are ignorant of its presence.Power negatively affects others by turning someone with power on their allies, making the owner paranoid, and diminishing common sense.In Antigone, King Creon turned on his own niece in order to preserve his self-serving law. Power turns the holder onto their allies. Creon created fear in the hearts of his own sentries who selflessly worked hours keeping him safe. After gambling for the right to deliver the news, a lone sentry brazenly travels to tell Creon the news and after being berated says, “you have seen the last of me here…” and briskly walks off (scene I lines 160-163). Creon has disrupted the feeling of trust by misplacing fear in the hearts of the sentry because he wanted his edict to be all-powerful.