Troy tells Rose, “He’s got to make his own way. I made mine. Ain’t nobody gonna hold his hand when he get out there in that world” (482). Because of his own disappointments, Troy has adopted a bitter, yet realistic outlook on life, which he uses to guide his son. He did not have much help growing up and believes that his son could use a dose of his reality and tough
Since George started looking after Lennie when his aunt died, George was the closest Lennie had to family and started to develop as a parental figure in his life. (you need more here) Unlike the two men’s life long friendship, Romeo and Juliet only were with each other for about 4 days. They didn’t have the benefit of knowing each other their whole life. Although it could be argued they did, they knew each other as enemies, and never saw or spoke to each other. This worked against them because they did not really know what the other was like, they were complete strangers to each other while they were involved in their relationship.
Of course, Gabriel is Troy’s brother and not his son, but through out the play, Troy is unusually kind and patient with Gabriel. Troy treats his brother that way because he already knows the horrors Gabriel had go through in his life. Gabriel fought in World War 2 for his country, was severely injured, and came back home to a country and a society that still rejected him—for the color of his skin. Yet, the government gave Gabriel a certain reparation for his injury, but Troy accepted that money on his own to buy his house. Evidently, because of Gabriel’s circumstances and Troy’s usage of Gabriel’s money, he feels guilty and decides to do anything/everything for his
Children look up to their parents and want to be like them and look at them as their hero. When there are problems with how they haven't been in their life they are left considering them a monster. In the book Hero's and Monsters Josh talks about his like and the relationship that he makes and fixes. "For the first time in my life, my dad isn't a hero or a monster to me. He's something in between; he's man" (Riebock 45).
Loneliness compels oneself to feel forgotten, and Curley does not want to feel forgotten. The way he is so violent is not a fault of his own, he never had anyone to tell him he is not required to be perfect. Conversely, now that people are around, he does not want to show his childhood loneliness. He tries to
Nor is it the economic status of a person that decides the amount of respect deserved by the person in question. He demonstrates this in the courtroom while defending Tom Robinson against Bob Ewell and his daughter Mayella. Although, there are those who believe that Atticus is not an admirable father because he is not married, so they do not have a mother, the children run around unsupervised frequently and he exposes them to events that children may not be able to understand. Even if these things are true Atticus is still just a man. He is single because he loves his wife so much that he did not want to remarry, Atticus lets his children run around unsupervised and exposes them to events they may not be able to understand in hopes that they will learn from their
Also, Dally joined that gang in New York because, he knew that his parents didn 't add any value to his life. Similarly, Johnny’s parents don’t know where he is or why he is there. Not only do they not know where he is but, when he gets home his dad beats him and his mom ignores him. When Ponyboy is talking about Johnny and his parents he mentions, ‘“His father was always beating him up and his mother ignored
He was influenced by the wrong crowd at a certain age, but managed to get away from them and work on his study’s. Cedric’s mother was a single parent because Cedric’s father was in jail, so as cedric grew up his father wasn’t around. Cedric’s mother struggled plenty of times to pay the bills and keep the family going, but cedric still kept going with
Pap, Huck's father doesn't support the idea of having Huck educated because he doesn't want his son to be superior. It is very difficult for Huck to get used to a life that he never had, which is agreeing with society's rules. He lived almost all his childhood as a homeless kid, wondering around nature where facing no rules or obligations. The only bad thing about him being so disconnected from society is that he is always feeling lonely and depressed. It is understandable that he feels this way because neither his mom or his father is there to take care of him or show affection.
Her mother died when she was only a few months old and her father was never seen by her. Her sisters disappeared and she was left alone. No one in her father family wanted her because she was really darken and she was born bakini- underweight for a baby and ever sickly. ( Díaz,2008,pg 251-252). Even though many would believe that the fuku is the protagonist, it is clear that Oscar is the true representation of a protagonist because he is continuously judged because of his unexciting lifestyle and his lack in
In Sarah Dessen’s book Saint Anything, Sydney feels less valuable to her parents than her brother Peyton. Sydney is a 17 year old getting ready to graduate. Her brother Peyton is in jail for running over a guy name, David Ibarra. Throughout the book, I could connect with what Sydney felt. With her brother in prison, her mother really doesn’t care about much except him.
It took years before he really recovered. As it stands now, after getting clean, he does have a relationship with his family, but after being out of work for years, it is doubtful he will ever get another job. I blame the doctor as much as my uncle. This doctor heard from my Aunt what the drugs were doing to her husband and he ignored her pleas for
Although we do learn that Troy accidentally signed the papers to lock Gabriel away because of his inability to read, we know that he never took initiative to free Gabriel. Troy keeps money that is not his while keeping his own brother locked in a mental institute. Throughout Wilson’s Fences, the reader is introduced to several of Troy’s relationships with different members of his family. Troy’s tough personality traits keep him from sustaining healthy relationships. His constant actions show that he is driven, stubborn and struggles to live happily with his family for these reasons.
She wanted to learn everything he had to say whether it was about God or gardening and wanted to follow in his footsteps. However, Nathan Price did not care about his daughters and only focused on his mission to preach the Word of God. This showcased the type of father Nathan Price was: a stubborn, rude man who was unavailable emotionally, physically, and mentally. So, a father figure with this type of demeanor was not a lasting strong force in her life. Her father had dictated her childhood; a man who forbids women to do anything but then would become angry when the women in his life did not want to follow or obey him.
When ask Mr. Byrnes about his employment history he replied that he was in the Army from 2002 to 2006 and was honorable discharge. He explained after the Army he stayed with a girlfriend for a little while and some friends however things never worked out because of his distrust of people and the government. He never lived independently so he does not know how it may feel to have his own home. He would feel safe however he might become paranoid or agitated and never leave the home. Mr. Byrnes had several different Jobs only lasting one to three weeks it was hard for him to function in the work place, especially if he was not taking his medication.