A family has the faculty to become a person’s most colossal adherent, pushing them to be more proficiently adept at life. Albeit this may be true, in ‘A Raisin in the Sun’ Walter doesn’t feel as though his relatives fortifies his conceptions to advance himself along with the family, engendering a better life for them altogether. Walter Lee Younger is the oldest male in the household, who strives to be able to provide for his kin like his father once did, by creating his own business. Walter, at times, feels inferior in the house full of women, as they continue to shut his ideas down causing him to feel jealous of those who have succeeded. This causes him to be bitter towards the women in his life.
Robert had two fathers: “a rich one and a poor one”. His biological father was highly educated but was struggling financially. Thus, poor. Rich Dad tells the story of young Robert 's apprenticeship under the father of his best friend, Mike, a savvy entrepreneur whose mantra was "I don 't work for money! Money works for me!"
Adler, the protagonist’s father, is the live image of capitalism: No personal care about his son actually exists; he is not eager to know or to share his son’s passion or dreams. He only cares about success, his son had to be a doctor; and about him, “he had always been a vain man. To see how his father loved himself sometimes made Wilhelm madly indignant” (Page 12). He loved “looking fine in the eyes of the world” (page 13). The narcissism and selfishness this man is owner of can be easily linked to the concept of capitalism: this system operates according to selfishness… “it is about the ideology of amassing more and better stuff for me and not for you, whoever you are.
Once Walt starts producing methamphetamine, its criminality starts to wear down to viewers because Walt is still that loving family man who is trying to support his family. The way crime is viewed in Breaking Bad is like a paradigm shift of ideology. All of Walter's actions are justified because of the emotional attachment and sympathy from viewers. Walt knows he is going to die from cancer and wants to ensure his family financial stability even if that means going to the extremes of engaging in illegal actives. Breaking Bad has been labeled as one of the best shows of its time (Forbes 2016, Rolling Stone 2016).
Unwilling to make a sacrifice proves to bring more animosity in a family as shown in A Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry through conflict involving money and how the characters handle their actions. Walter’s dream is to use the money to open up his own business even if it goes against his family’s wishes. Walter: “Anybody who talks to me has got to be a good-for-nothing loudmouth, ain’t he? And what you know about who is just a good-for-nothing loudmouth? Charlie Atkins was just a "good-for-nothing loudmouth" too, wasn’t he!
Baba is a wealthy man in Afghanistan. His son, Amir, has always been greedy because he has never learned to appreciate things. Instead, he expects them. As Amir grows older, he desires more attention from his father. For example, Amir loves to read and write, but his father wishes he had an interest in something more masculine.
In the book it is revealed that Gatsby had many troubles and hardships throughout his life. He grew up a poor child and then ran away to work for a man named Dan Cody. Dan Cody became like a father figure to Gatsby, however, Cody would eventually die and his wife would steal all the inheritance that would have been given to Gatsby. Gatsby leaves for the army, but before he leaves, he meets Daisy the love of his life. Eventually, in his life, he becomes one of the richest and most famous people in America; it many ways it would appear that he had achieved the American Dream.
In the past this would not even be a topic of discussion, such as in the 50’s when women were told their job was to just stay home with the kids and cook and clean all day, having the food on the table when the father got home. The focus of this paper is the overall aspect of how it relates to gender, showing that women are more than capable of doing the so called man’s job. I will be looking at the different reasons as to why the fathers are staying home and the stigma that follows them. Also do the stay at fathers feel comfortable with this decision of having the wife support the family. How does having a stay at home father and a breadwinning mother impact the family as a whole?
He is certain that he should be the head of the family and solely be the provider for the Younger family. He struggles deeply with the fact that his family members have a lack of faith in him and his role in their family. He blames his lack of power on the female members of his family as well as his race. “We are one group of men tied to a race of women with small minds.” (Hansberry, 2011, p. 19) Throughout the play, his idea to invest in a liquor store business is also dispirited by his mother, sister and wife. Walter wants to be respected and uphold his sought-after role as a man.
We all agree that the choices of the parents are extremely significant thus its influence on their children. In the short story "The Father" by Hugh Garner, John Purcell has his own choices in his relationship with his son and in his life. The father in the story is a soldier who doesn 't pay much attention to his family, especially, his son. Then, he realizes he has been an unfit father