Her and her siblings are exposed to unideal living conditions and have to learn to take care of themselves, especially due to the fact that their father, Rex walls seems to suffer from an undiagnosed mental illness. Considering Rex Walls symptoms throughout the memoir are linked to having bipolar disorder, he was unpredictable. Jeannette and her sibling’s ability to be resilient despite their father’s bipolar disorder growing up are perfect examples of Max Lerner’s quote “the turning point in the process of growing up is when you discover the core of strength within you that survives all hurt” and has let them get far in life even with everything they had to
Bud being toughened by life, is defiant and pessimistic, but after releasing his hurt that he had hidden for a long period, and finding what he longed for, the character of Bud drastically takes a change in his character. Bud Caldwell’s character changed drastically when Bud was capable of releasing his imprisoned or hidden childhood hurt at the Sweet Pea. Prior to this event, Bud was tough and did not show many emotions, and was not capable of crying. “But the tears coming
Lennie and George had more strongest friendship in this novel. Their relationship become unusual, because in the time of the Great Depression in America, It is difficult to work with person who especially has problem in mental. (Lennie) then, Steinbeck portrayed character’s isolation, Lennie, has no fear of being alone, but whenever he is found alone he is constantly thinking about George and George should take care of him. George said “So you forgot that awready, did you? I gotta tell upi again, do i?
The Journey to Self-forgiveness of a Morally Ambiguous Character Guilt is like a scar; it is a painful reminder of an unpleasant situation and is ugly until accepted and moved on from. However, unlike some scars, guilt can dissipate over time as individuals learn to forgive themselves for their wrongdoing. Guilt, along with self-forgiveness, is frequently seen with morally ambiguous characters, such as Amir from Khaled Hosseini’s novel The Kite Runner. In the story, a young Amir fails to protect his friend Hassan from the antagonist, Assef, which results in the profound guilt that follows him into his adult life. Eventually, he finds a way to forgive himself for his misdeed, as do readers.
Charlie Gordon is a man with hopes to be smart. Since he has a mental disability he is not able to be what he wants to be. Soon he goes through many task than goes into a operation. This operation will make his IQ better ythan ever before. His dream then slowly starts to deteriorate.
The novel portrays the alienation and loneliness individuals go through and how they react to being isolated when trying to be accepted by society. Charlie desired to be intelligent so he could have a lot of friends and so people would like him yet when he had surgery to triple his i.Q he finds that he is singled out and isolated from others around him. Charlie’s limited emotional maturity also creates a barrier between him and others around him which disables him to understand and connect with others. People around Charlie are having trouble relating to him as they are alarmed at his new found intellect. The techniques which represents this theme are rhetorical question and rhyme .The quote that represents this is “It may sound like ingratitude, but that is one of the things I hate here-the attitude that I am a guinea pig.
Sam’s mental impairments are autistic tendencies and obsessive-compulsive disorder. Sam’s moderate obsessive-compulsive disorder interferes with social and occupational activities and only when he is surrounded by his “mentally challenged” friends or people who he trusts, then his anxiety level decreases. He deals with life his way by following an established routine dictated by his OCD, and any changes to this routine cause to Sam a lot of stress. Affect of Mental Illness on the relationships Sam is a single parent to his daughter Lucy. Despite his mental disabilities and limited knowledge of parenting, I think he gives all his best to his daughter with unconditional love.
Even though one knows what they want to communicate-they still have problems getting it out. Throughout the story of Sonny’s Blues, it shows that people should learn to express themselves clearly or befall many difficulties in their life. This can relate to the reader 's own experiences of trying to express themselves and having difficulties when they cannot. This can be shown through Sonny 's youth as a teen when he tries to explain himself. This is also shown through the brother 's actions between one another.
The bullying isn’t even the last of it, Paul also undergoes other troubles. He lives with problems such as environmental issues, changing schools, an overbearing mother, a father that only supports one of his sons to benefit himself, and a mystery surrounding why he needs his glasses in the first place. The author, Edward Bloor, in many instances uses action and dialogue to show the readers the difference in character traits
He lacks motivation due to limitations from his condition. He describes feelings of frustration, restlessness, and agitation. He is concerned about his future love life, and going through a big life change. Robbie J has positive behaviors and aspects that will be helpful in his treatment such as equipped to take responsibility for himself, he is sociable, and have family support. Given Robbie J problems with drinking, lack of motivation, and physical injuries, long term rehabilitation, join an Alcoholics Anonymous group, and continue family counseling is suggested.
Johns Loss due to transition and point of view. John has gone through different experiences and transition from the age of 18, which may have left him with different memories, emotions and loss. When he was moved from home to the Coldwest Hospital he must have experience some loss due to transition such as loss of family ties, loss of independence, dignity and choice. Furthermore, after leaving Coldwest he must have made some friends and got use the routine of not having choice, independence and rights. Moving to the independent living environment would be a challenge for him because of his learning disability.
It is more about comforting her than anything else. Holden is a teenager who suffers from serious mental illnesses, but nonetheless, he is a caring individual. He was enduring a dilemma and chose not to elaborate on it, and as a result, his psychological state became fragile and he became unapproachable, but if he chose to discuss the problem with a loved one, a potential solution could have been found, along with psychological health. That is where he made his mistake, and became mentally unstable. As much as he tries to downplay the fact that he does not care about Jane by using diction like ‘hell’ and ‘bastard’, but he truly cares.
Hi Kolby I like how you pointed out that his childhood event could have begun to trigger a stress response that would cause him to be more sensitive to stress in the future. But I also do think it is worth noting that the patient did not seem to remember that the event happened. I would initially expect more of a conscious memory to have an effect on his stress response, but I suppose our subconscious does play a large part in our behavior. I also like how you mentioned his lack of social support from his family. I also think this played a big part of his development of post traumatic stress disorder.
On a much smaller scale, I have learned to use my resilience skills to bounce back from adversity, such as dealing with a family illness. The onset of an unexpected illness my family brought upon a tough time in my family, and I was unsure of how to act, what to say, and what to tell others. After reading Unbroken, I felt that if Zamperini could survive years of torture, I could survive a seemingly small family emergency. The ability to relate Zamperini’s own story of resilience in a horrible situation inspired me to do the same in my own