Furthermore, their fences are keeping them from happiness and personal achievement. Each character’s fence is preventing them from fulfilling their dream. Troy’s physical fence is the one he is building in his own yard. This not only separates him from his neighbors physically, but it forces him to stay in his stressful situation. He broke that metaphorical fence by cheating on his wife and, consequently, having a child out of wedlock.
However, he put his foot down and let the suitors know that their recklessness is bad behavior. He also stood up for his mother Penelope to prevent her from marrying a suitor. Even though Telemakhos grew up without his father (Odysseus), he stuck up for his dad in front of the suiters for ruining the house, although growing up, his father was not there to teach him how to be a
(SIP-A) With their parents gone, their uncle will try to take the land, which is why Najmah and Nur know they must go home. (STEWE-1) Nur doesn’t want their uncle to take their land and he turns down the option to live in New York City.“ ‘We have no choice but to return to Golestan,’ says Nur quietly. ‘Uncle or someone else surely will take our land if we don’t go back’ ” (Staples 256). Because their family is gone and nobody's there to take care of the farm, they know their uncle will take their land. But, if they go back to their home, Nur will be able to own the land and they can take care of their farm and don’t have to worry about their uncle trying to steal it.
Chris burned his money and left his car abandoned which was his initial plan but thing played out that way. He decided that to fulfill his journey he could not own a car or that would be considered cheating, according to his own policy. He states “The core of mans' spirit comes from new experiences.”(krakauer 58) Chris wants to experience new things and wants to become his own self fulfilled prophecy. he wants to be the designated driver of his own life and be the only one responsible for his own mistakes. Chris sees that he can not live in a world that has so much violence hate and despise.
Both walk in the same path of power; princes of their countries. Both experience the same dilemmas; uncles who come to be in control of the throne by means that are not acceptable. Hamlet has the nagging feeling of revenge that is carried with him throughout the entire story and ultimately leads to his clashing at the end. However, Fortinbras has the feeling of want and cannot wait to be king. Towards the beginning, Fortinbras army almost started a war to claim land back that was rightfully theirs, but since he wasn’t the king yet, more or less, he got his hands slapped.
The reader may also infer that the mother she may think the father is a bad influence on her son. I think this because of how different the father and son act. The father is a rule-breaker and does not plan ahead well while the son does not like to break rules and always plans ahead. Although not much information is told about the mother, you can predict that she would have been very angry if her son had been brought home any later than Christmas eve. You can predict this because when the father wasn’t allowed to drive through the snow he stated, “Your mother will never forgive me for this,” (Wolff 34).
Rose insists Troy was too old to continue playing baseball, but Troy says he couldn’t make it because of his color. “Troy: I just wasn’t the right color” (Wilson 1487). A plays minor theme is a message the author briefly inputs into his work. “Fences” minor theme was responsibility. Throughout the play, Troy feels he has a responsibility to work so his family can survive.
Troy said his items would be on the other side of the fence. The fence symbolized that love and family are kept inside and everything else, bad and hated outside. It takes guts and courage to accept being taken out of one’s family, especially by one’s father. Other teenage boys would have revolted and kept on fighting/arguing but Cory did not, instead, he accepted punishment which
People during this time period were unaware of mental disabilities which made it hard for them to get jobs. Lennie and George’s dream was to own their own farm but it was hard to attain because of money issues and Lennie's disability, “But he gets in trouble alla time because he’s so Goddamn dumb” (Steinbeck 41). George was the only one who knew about Lennie’s disability and he kept it a secret because if people knew, they would have never gotten a job. People with mental and physical disabilities were discriminated during the Great Depression because they were different, which made it hard to attain dreams. There were many protests that happened during the Great Depression involving people with disabilities, people would go to relief offices and demand for jobs, but the
This protectiveness pulled Cory from going to college by play baseball. Cory and Troy have a big fight because of this. Troy not allowing Cory to play baseball could be seen as a bad act by Troy, but it can also be seen as a good act. Not allowing his son to achieve his dream was bad, but protecting his son from the discrimination by society was good. This dilemma of not being able to decide absolute wrong or right is a perfect post-modernist thought reflected on the play.