The conclusion I have reached about Chris is that he was a distant and ill-prepared person who had a very strong will. Chris seemed to become someone who was untrusting of others. I think this was caused by his parents. Chris never really saw eye to eye with his parents especially his father and after Chris learned of his father’s past double life his relationship with his parents had begun to deteriorate. A quote from his mother said “‘He seemed mad at us more often, and he became more withdrawn-no, that’s not the right word.
This story is about understanding that not being the same people your parents are is okay because you are special in your own way. Firstly, the author drops many subtle hints on different parts of the characters lives, but never openly says what that part is. For example, there are many hints that the parents of the young boy narrating the story are getting divorced. His father is constantly saying how the boy’s mothers will never forgive
"For the first time, she felt they were together in it...she hadn 't let Howard into it though he was there and needed all along" (Carver, 1983, p. 4). When they realize they are shutting each other out and trying to deal with the pain and fear alone, they try to let each other in. For a short time, the couple supports each other in their suffering, until their precious son draws his final breath. His death leaves the couple dumbfounded and tense, causing them to revert back to their old ways of pushing each other away. A void is evident in their marriage much like the void seen in "Cathedral 's " couple.
He never looked at his father anymore”(Bradbury 6). Peter even threatened his father when he didn’t get his way, he yelled, “I don’t think you’d better consider it anymore”(Bradbury 7), as if he were to do something about it. Peter doesn’t show his admiration towards his parents, gestures such as not making eye contact and threatening his own parents are signs of no regards due to Peter’s disrespect. In addition, Peter is also
Clearly, Danny is hurt by this silence and searches for a reason for the silence. Also, he wants to renounce his spot it his family’s Rabbinical dynasty, and is thus highly concerned in his brother’s shaky health. When these subjects are brought up, the book takes on a tone of either depression or panic. Danny appears as though he is searching inside himself for answers concerning his father’s silence and his brother’s sickness. When asked how he took the silence the book notes: “He didn’t say anything.
Buckley confronts his father about his neglect of the living family asking “‘But what about us? … Us, Dad. Me and Lindsey. Mom left because she couldn’t take it’” (Sebold 257). When Jack realizes how he has neglected the rest of his family who are also struggling with grief, he suffers a heart attack.
In the first place, the conflict with family made Sekky knew that family was not the haven he could always rely on. Evidently, Sekky did not have good relationship with his family except Poh-Poh, just like he said, “With Grandma gone, everyone was my enemy”(Choy 223). Sekky always purposefully annoyed his siblings; his parents did not really pay much attention on him and also his third uncle did not respect him. After Poh-Poh’s death, Sekky lost a family. The conflict with family caused Sekky to know that the society was callous that even the blood relation was not allow to be dependent on.
Conversely, in all those experiences Charlie was never present. When Ty’ree was talking to Lafayette he had said “Charlie wasn’t there for any of it-for Daddy, for Mama. And it made him mad and helpless.” Charlie does not remember the last things he said to his parents and that's what makes him angry all the time. When Charlie was away Lafayette and Ty’ree “Had each other after Mama died”, but Charlie went back to Rahway and had to grieve on his own. Nevertheless, this makes Charlie jealous of Lafayette and Ty’ree because they had each other and he had nobody.
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.
The book The You I’ve Never Known has very weak family values, which would cause the Puritans to disapprove of the novel. Ariel’s dad speaks badly about her grandparents. He says she only needs him. Her dad claims they aren't good people and he wants nothing to do with them. Ariel’s dad has made sure she never meets any of her family.