In S. E. Hinton’s book, The Outsiders, the main character, Ponyboy, is forced to overcome many obstacles. His parents died, so he lives with his two older brothers, Darry and Sodapop. Darry is the oldest and pushes Ponyboy to excel in school, he also works two jobs to keep his brothers alive. Sodapop dropped out of high school and got a job at a gas station. His heart broke after the love of his life left town because she didn’t love him.
The representation of family is apparent when Elie gives his father some of his soup and bread when he is weak/dying, Weisel also went and tried to find water and a doctor for his father, even if it meant that Elie got beat by an officer to just for asking if he could have help with his father. (Weisel 104). Another example of family can be found on page 71: “Look, take this knife,” he said to me. “I don’t need it any longer. It might be useful to you.
After Hamlet is aware that Claudius is the cause of his father's death, he questions what is appropriate for the revenge of his father's death. He questions whether to kill Claudius, but struggles on actually going through with the plan. “The underlying theme remains Hamlet's inaction and his frustration at his own weaknesses. Here, however, Hamlet seems less introspective about his failure to kill Claudius than perhaps his failure to take his own life”(Pressley). After failing to be able to take not only Claudius's life, but his own, he questions his worth as a man.
Throughout the book Dally, Johnny, and Ponyboy face many obstacles that they must face and overcome. Dally obstacles were the Socs, jail, and Johnny, and although he could survive the Socs and jail, he couldn't survive the death of his “brother”. Johnny’s obstacles were the Socs and self - esteem, and in the end he is able to overcome his struggles with the Socs. Last Ponyboys obstacles were his brother, and the Socs, throughout the book you will notice that Ponyboy believes his brother hates him. In truth his brother loves him a lot, but Ponyboy does not realize this until something traumatizing hits his life and shows him everything he has taken for granted.
Willy Loman is depressed, facing struggles in his job and with his family. His struggle really gets to him and he feels like he can't open up to anyone about it. He gets so mind boggled that he has flashbacks of an old friend talking to him and giving him advice. All of this going on while Biff is going downhill, and he faces troubles with his wife really pushes him over the edge. He ends up taking his own life.
The main character makes many decisions in this story that he ends up regretting once it comes back to bite him. He is with his friends and showing off, trying to be tough, but when it comes down to it he cannot handle the repercussions of his actions. “I contemplated suicide, wondering if I’d need bridgework, scraped the recesses of my brain for some sort of excuse to give my parents. . .” (Boyle 534). He did not exactly feel guilty for the actions he took, but they were too much for him to handle.
Conclusion In summary the modern day father contribute to his children’s health and well-being by maintaining a healthy relationship with the other parent for providing emotional and financial support, appropriate monitoring and discipline and most importantly by remaining a permanent and loving presence in their lives. In addition with, the fathers of today are much more hands on and involved than the fathers of the past. Now target is to spend a quality of time with their children, not a quantity of time. In short fatherhood has importance to their children, and both parents are responsible for bringing up
The sons teach the father, by bringing him face-to-face with his failure as a father and a failure to step up as the ‘’ King of the travellers ‘’ to the people of the travelling community. He wallowed in self-pity which, then in urn le to his own destruction. His obsession with his loss shattered his family and left in him exile. His two young sons and the horse act as a guiding light to return him to original sense of self. At the end of the film, Papa Reilly is now in a position who can teach his two young sons everything that they need to know: love, respect and the importance of family in one’s life.
Authors use literary devices to help the reader understand the message or theme. Literary devices are a key hint as to what the author is trying to tell the reader instead of just flat out stating the lesson or message. Throughout "Live to Tell", "Refresh, Refresh", and "Man From the South" the author 's use suspense to show the emotions the characters are feeling. There is a lot of emotion portrayed throughout "Live to Tell" by Lisa Gardner. The author uses suspense to show that Evans mom Victoria is fearful of what he would do if she did something to make him agitated.
Another scene where he was fearful was when he hesitated to kill Bob. He was fearful of what would happen if he did. he would never see the gang again and would get tortured in the electric chair. The fear of killing a boy his age would haunt him forever. Lastly, he shows he is fearful when people were going to die.
And they use those teachings on everything they do and use in their daily lives. No matter the race, and elder can teach people of any age many numerous things. Even though Garnet was learning more from his teacher, Keeper was also learning from him. One teaching no one should ever forget is their tradition. Each tradition of any race, can teach so much things to their people.
Elie loses faith in god when his father and him had to leave the rest of their family when they were at the concentration camps. He had a hard time in all the camps, and the fear of being killed shows as the main conflict. In conclusion the main conflict is all the camps he has to go to along with the fear of being killed. There is also how he loses faith in god and humanity because he thinks that this problem won’t be fixed and he will always have to live in the
Bobby Phillips is an invisible boy until they find a cure for him. Bobby was scared in the beginning because he didn’t know what to do and he was plain scared he wouldn’t be normal again. Bobby’s personality to this is scared but chill at the same time because he’s not freaking out like he is screaming and that stuff he’s just like I need to find a way to fix me now. Bobby is determined to get himself back to normal because he is tired of hiding and going through all of the trouble In one part of the book where it was really scary was when his parents got in to a car crash.