If only I could get rid of this dead weight, so that I could use all my strength to struggle for my own survival, and only worry about myself,’ I immediately felt ashamed of myself, ashamed forever,” (Wiesel, 111). This is just one example of the internal conflict going on endlessly within himself. When thinking of family, there are good times and bad times. When experiencing the moments that are extremely difficult for Elie and his father, he often thinks how great life would be if he could just get rid of his father’s dead weight. One evening when Elie’s father is very ill, the had of the block approaches Elie and tells him, “‘Don’t forget your in a concentration camp.
He thinks, “Oh God, what a strenuous career it is that I’ve chosen! (…) there’s the course of travelling, worries about making train connections, bad and irregular food, contact with different people all the time so that you can never get to know anyone or become friendly with them.” (Kafka 2). He only fulfills it in order to pay off his family’s debt. He is constantly thinking of quitting. However, what keeps his working as a traveling salesman is his loyalty and his sense of obligation to the family.
However, if Gregor had behaved differently in his life before, could he have changed that fact? There are many possible reasons for Gregor turning into a cockroach. The most likely of these is due to his lowly, shameful lifestyle. To the reader, Gregor’s life is visibly pathetic and pitiful. Even Gregor himself is aware that his work dominates his life (‘‘ "Oh, God", he thought, "what a strenuous career it is that I 've chosen!
Many years passed and Benjamin Franklin grew to strongly dislike Silas Deane and Arthur Lee because they did not work well together. This was the time period where Benjamin Franklin met John Adams. This is where Robert Middlekauff switches from talking about Benjamin Franklin to John Adams. John Adams was naturally an awkward man who lacked in the usage of words at appropriate times. Growing up John Adams disliked school so much that he rebelled and wanted to become a farmer like his father.
In reading Kafka’s “Metamorphosis” the character Gregor is the one that he uses to describe a man who has an acute loss of spirituality. For example, Gregor had a dream he was a bug and this dream became so realistic that it turned into his reality. In Gregor’s perspective, he can’t control himself and has lost his self with this dream that his voice even changes making his family worry about him. Throughout Kafka’s “Metamorphosis” Gregor’s happiness or what he thought was happiness slowly starts to deteriorate. Gregor had a job to help his parent’s pay off debt that they were in and since he can’t function as a normal human being he lost his job.
I went to every corner shop, offering my service. I became desperate and willing to work diligently for almost any wage at all. I wasn’t the only Chinaman who became so indigent that they would do anything for a bite of food. My people were raised to work hard, weather being supervised or not, and this caused great conflict between the lazy white men and the Chinese. They began to resent us relentlessly and blame us for their newly found poverty.
It decayed slowly, allowing him to come to terms with the truth; that he is unwanted. As his mother begs for his life, we see Gregor’s physical and mental condition significantly decrease, all because of the actions of his father. Kafka shows us that because the Father is strong and powerful again, Gregor becomes a waste of space. Once, they relied heavily upon him, and now he is excluded, feared and an outcast. In
The man never speaks! We will be traveling for days on end and how terrible it would be to walk in silence. Plus, whenever he does talk it is too intelligent for any of us so he bores us to death. He quotes books in his daily language and most of us can’t read so he may as well be talking gibberish! He lugges around those books and takes up so much space when we are trying to haul items one place to the next.
The readers can see Huck’s disdain for his father. This same disdain in shown for Alex on his opinion of his parents. Alex sees his parents have their life ruined because they became too obsessed with material things just like Pap. Pap and Alex’s parents grew farther and farther apart from their children as their avarice increased. Huck and Alex leave society behind when they apprehend that nature is a sanctuary.
There are many things changed and Gregor’s father feels threatened by Gregor when many days passes by. Gregor was frightened by his father even in when he was turned into an insect. “If only his father would stop that unbearable hissing! It was making Gregor quite confused” (Kafka, 18). At the end of Section II, his father threw apples at him because Gregor was running outside of the room and his father feels attacked even though Gregor was not attacking him.