He says “I should like to be able to say a word or two to my clerk just now! That’s all!” Scrooge sees all of the fun that Fezziwig is having and wants to have that fun again. He can only have the fun if he decided to give Cratchit the day off. The next morning Scrooge gets another unsuspected visitor, the Ghost of Christmas Present. He takes
He would only let his clerk have one coal to keep himself warm even in the winter. As well as this, he chose not to donate to the poor and destitute, a noble cause. Later, when he is visited by the Ghost of Christmas Past, he sees the younger version of himself who seems lonely, and no one loves him. Seeing this, he realizes that he wants no one to feel the same way, and decides to become more generous. “There was a boy singing a Christmas carol at my door last night.
Sohrab is Amir’s nephew, he is family and he must take care of him, after all he did save his life. Amir wants to adopt Sohrab and bring him back to America with him. Without proof of his parents death, Sohrab cannot be determined as an orphan. “Sohrab is deeply scarred by the loss of his parents, and it becomes difficult for the young boy to trust people. When Amir nearly fails in his effort to adopt Sohrab after rescuing him, the boy tries to kill himself rather than face losing his surrogate parent” (The Kite Runner).
Scrooge had only one friend because he drew a hard bargain. I think Jacob came back to haunt Scrooge to teach him how to be a more of a kind person.Scrooge's nephew, pays his uncle a visit and invites him to his once a year Christmas party. Two broad gentlemen also came by to ask Scrooge for a donation to their charity. Scrooge reacts to the holiday visitors with resentment, spitting out an hostile statement in response to his nephew's "Merry Christmas!" The second ghost to visit Scrooge was the Ghost of Christmas Past.
In the novel The Outsiders by S. E. Hinton the character Darrel Curtis is unquestionably influenced by his gang as it prevents him from being successful to becoming the father of the gang, and overall being someone to look up to. Darrel, or Darry has always wanted to become something amazing in life, but sadly when his parents died in a fatal car crash, he was left to raise his two younger brothers, Sodapop, and Ponyboy. More specifically, Darrel chooses his gang over his potential future to care for his friends but sadly, “. . .
“The righteousness of the blameless keeps his ways straight, but the wicked falls by his own wickedness”(Prov. 11:5). The story, “A Christmas Carol”, is about a cold-hearted man named Scrooge who transforms himself into a jolly, kind man when three Ghosts teach Scrooge about the spirit of Christmas. In the story, Charles Dickens illustrates the theme of how no one is past redemption through the transformation of Scrooge’s personality by the lessons of the Spirits. At the beginning of the story, Scrooge’s selfish personality is revealed, and the Ghost of Christmas Past comes and shows him the memories and truth of his life long ago.
He wants to set a strong example for his son, Travis, just like his father did for him. Even though Walter is the main character of the story, it is the women in his life who have the biggest dream for him, to find his own manhood. Manliness is having the strength to stand up for what is right, and Mama realizes that Walter has found his manhood when she says to Ruth, “He finally come into his manhood today, didn’t he? Kind of like a rainbow after the rain”(1935). Throughout the play when Walter loses and eventually recovers his pride it forms a major plotline in the play.
When the son comes home, he is graciously greeted by his father. His father gives him a robe, ring, and shoes. They celebrate. On the other hand, Victor Frankenstein rejects his creature once again when he tries to come home. Terry Thompson comments, “Victor offers hatred in place of affection, violence rather than acceptance, and vengeance instead of understanding” (Thompson 192).
Throughout the play, Biff tells his father in a true honest moment that, “Why am I trying to become what I don’t want to be?” but after the death of his father, he tells the rest of his family that “I know who I am, kid” (138). The sad reality of The Death of a Salesman is that many people go through life not knowing who they are or who they want to be, and Willy Loman struggled with that concept, but hopefully in today’s world, one can be more like Biff Loman, who was brave enough to decide on who he wants to
The film highlights how Walt Kowalski who was separated from his family and mad at the universe since he was a veteran of the Korean War. His neighbour, Thao Vang Lor, gets pressurized to steal his Gran Torino so that he can be initiated into a gang. He refuses the offer and instead he develops a closer relationship with Walt who ends up loving him. According to him, children are meant to show respect to their parents. Walt believed that a real man should take responsibility of his family.