When he was in Manzanar, he was so mentally unstable, he would over-drink every day and make unreasonable decisions. One night he over drank in the barracks and threatened “to kill [Mama] this time! “ (69). Here Papa almost kills Mama while drunk and doesn't realize what he is doing, until he is stopped. Being drunk causes people to not think about their decisions, and if he really did kill Mama, there is no reversing that.
Mayella had no say in the trial, which caused her to have no power. The Ewell’s had little to no money at all, and struggled with class. The family lived behind a dump. In the trial with Tom Robinson, Mayella was scared to tell the truth because of the looks her dad was giving her when it was her turn to speak. Mayella was almost forced to say Tom Robinson raped her or her dad would have beaten her.
In “How to Talk to Girls at Parties,” Neil Gaiman has two young men stumble across a transgender party unknowingly, and he demonstrates this by giving the readers an unreliable narrator, how the girls at the party looked, and having Vic a “ladies’ man” cry after going upstairs with a girl. Neil Gaiman gives the reader Enn as an unreliable narrator, who has very little experience with girls
Jeannette father was raised by a women who possibly sexually assaulted him as a child, and who was always drunk. The father isn’t physical with his children but he did pick up on the drinking. At one point in the book Jeannette has to go and find her father after his mother died because he hadn’t come home in days. “When Dad saw me, he stopped talking and looked at me the he did every time I had to track him down in a bar”
Elie is so afraid of being beaten or killed that he allows his father to be beaten on multiple occasions. This starts early on, the first day after they arrive at the camp Elie feels that the environment he has been placed in has changed him “What had happened to me? My father had just been struck, before my very eyes, and I had not flickered an eyelid. I looked on and said nothing. Yesterday, I should have sunk my nails into the criminal’s flesh.
This childhood wasn’t his fault since his parents were the ones that raised him but that still modeled him as a person. Leaving war is never easy nor is the transition simple as well, leaving an atmosphere that was always full of deaths, weapons, explosions, having no love contact because at war it’s only you and your soldiers, no love or affection from a women. John’s breaking point was definitely Kathy herself, the way he was towards her at the end and all that he has been through at war, for him it was almost normal to act on a killer instinct. It might looked like she has disappeared but everything adds up his taking her life away and getting rid of her body very well. He might have not done it John himself but it was definitely was
Trujillo specially wanted Minerva to be there. Her parents and sisters were concerned, Trujillo tried to make a move on Minerva and she slapped him. Minerva’s family decided to leave early even though they weren’t allowed. The next day Trujillo’s crew shown up at the Mirabal families house and took the father to prison and Minerva for questioning. She was questioned about Leo’s letters and the father was in prison for 3 weeks due to leaving the party early.
Boo Radley had been seen around town sometimes with his mother when he was a child. His father was a rude man who was highly religious. His wife kept secretive she would only leave to shop, or water the flowers. The reason that cause the suspicion on Boo was that he was at a party with his friends and vandalized property. His father promised the judge that Boo would never get in trouble again, and shut him in the house.
This took so long dude, and i got rolled by my mom last night haha. As much as he was devastated by decision the clan elders made with Ikemefuna, he didn’t want to show anyone that he was weakened by this choice of Ikemefuna to die. The elders to him that he didn’t have to be apart of killing Ikemefuna, but he declined and went with the others to kill him. He did this because he wanted to show everyone that he could lead the clan and that he would make any decisions by emotion. AKA he didn’t want to be called a pussy.
John Proctor accuses him of this multiple times in the play. Like many others in the play that strive for power Thomas Putnam kills many for no reason. As stated in the afternote of the play, the land of those that were hanged was not sold for many years after the fact. Because of this Thomas Putnam not only destroyed his reputation as a good man but also go no land from it. When the Putnams go into Reverend Parris’s house they begin to accuse Tituba of witchcraft.