From his parents, he barely gained the warmth of being in a complete family. As Ponyboy said, “His father was always beating him up, and his mother ignored him, except when she was hacked off at something, and then you could hear her yelling at him clearly down at our house. He hates that worse than getting whipped…If it hadn’t been for the gang, Johnny would never have known what love and affection are” (Hinton P.12), we can clearly known that Johnny’s parents were extraordinarily violent to Johnny. Due to the charac- teristic of Johnny’s father, the hereditary gene of violence affected fixed some of Johnny’s personal- ity. Also, Johnny was only the one who serves as a vent to his parents’ anger.
Women was treated poorly in Umuofia because men believe that they were weak and in inadequate. “ Even as a little boy Okonkwo had represented his father 's failure and weakness, and even now he still remembered how he had suffered when a playmate had told him that his father was Agbala. That was held first came to know that Agbala was only another name for a woman that also mean a man who had taken the title” Achebe 15. Okonkwo not only was verbally abusive to his wife, but was verbally abusive to his oldest child; Nwoye. Okonkwo mentally killed the woman, through his words and thoughts.
His inability to accept the fact that he is committing unnecessary acts of violence are proof that Abner views life from a different perspective. As the reader progresses through the story, it’s clear that Abner is carrying out actions only beneficial to himself. He speaks of loyalty numerous times to his son, however Abner only emphasizes this value when he needs Sarty to help him get out of a predicament. “Barn Burning” is a very interesting story containing numerous controversial events. As the story progresses, Abner shows his true colors of deception and violence.
Throughout the novel, the story of the Earnshaws is rough and violent. The moment when Heathcliff arrived at Wuthering Heights set an inferno-like life for the members of the family who had to bare his father’s favoritism towards that strange creature that had no resemblance with them. Besides, Heathcliff had to be tough so as to resist Hailey’s abusive behaviour and eventually, that neglected childhood contributed to the development of his evil nature and his extreme hate towards his enemies. As regards Catherine, she was savage and loved mischieving with Heathcliff. All in all, the life in Wuthering Heights might be depicted as chaotic and obscure.
Parents have always had a impact on their children. They teach them right from wrong, they have decisions on how they dress, who they are friends with, where they grow up, who they are supposed to hate and like, Even in some cases who they are to marry. the family's the Montagues and Capulets have a life long feud, which affects everyone around them. One reason that the parents are to blame for the cause of the suicides and deaths in the play is how they've been fighting with each
Not only was Johnny verbally abused by his parents, but he was also continuously clobbered at home too (Hinton 32). Although both novels included bullying in their stories, each author used it to pit different characters against each other, resulting in the reader to sympathize with both Holling and
On one hand, Dahmer had many clear mental issues from young with his violent sexual fantasies, his fascination with dead animals and his anti-social behavior; some of what made him a killer could have been linked to certain mental illness and nature. On the other hand, Dahmer had an unstable childhood with messy family politics, possible sexual abuse from a neighbor, his alcoholism, etc. There was clearly some influence from both sides, also arguments on whether his anti social behavior stemmed from emotional scarring after his hernia surgery or if it was always there and just happened to come out during this time. In my opinion, there is more evidence in the “nurture” triggering his “nature” that is what lead to him committing these
Although the conflict began between the two prosperous families, many other characters took part in the play’s disastrous end as well, which will be proven through Friar Lawrence’s senseless decisions and impatience, the Prince failing to follow his own laws, and Capulet’s gruesome parenting. The brutal feud between the two houses is prolonged for years, so much where some of the characters had been injured, and some have died. For example, Tybalt—Juliet’s cousin, and Mercutio—Romeo’s best friend, both depart from the play because of the imprudent fight between the Montagues and Capulets. For this reason, Friar lawrence agrees to marry the young couple, believing that the conflict will be solved once he
Her sister Celie saved her from different bad circumstances in life from being abused by their father, from being uneducated and from being married to a man she barely know. Nettie served as a motivating force for Celie to endure all the troubles she experienced in her life. Alphonso An abusive man who fathered Celie and Nettie but it was revealed in the end that he was not their biological father. He abused and raped Celie during her teenage years until he send her off to marry a man stranger to Celie. He is a picture of an abusive, cruel and pervert man who only thinks about his own satisfaction and disregarded even his own flesh and blood.
In the trial, it’s revealed that Mayella is physically, verbally, and sexually abused by her father. Because Mayella can often be intimidated by her father, as a result of her gender, she wasn’t able to stand up to him, and his abusive characteristics towards her.
Cobras had a violent and traumatic past including criminal records and history with alcohol problems. Pit bulls had fathers who battered their mothers. I assume that all the violence that they experienced influenced them in such a way that they don 't have any good behavioral
Aileen Wuornos had a rough and abusive childhood growing up also into her adulthood she had some rough patches and she gone though some rough roads. As a child she stated was sexually abused and was also kicked out of the house by her grandfather. Which lead her to go down the wrong path and also the wrong side with the law. She never met her father but he was a child molester and she was abandon by her mother leaving her and her brother to stay with their alcoholic grandmother and their grandfather who had a temper and she later stated had sexually abuse her. She did confess to having some sexual encounters with her brother.
The men in his life have shown a high level of masculinity and have furthermore abused Yunior. He reflects upon this when he mentions his father, “he would pull our ears and smack us, and then we would have to kneel in the corner for a few hours.” (p.134) In many instances one would say that Yunior sees women as an object, only for his uses and desires. However, this is the only way he was taught to look at women. Yet, Yunior’s masculinity is perceived as the need to behave in same matter as his father and brother have towards women. Yunior would, “When my girl said, who was that?
Especially since I was entering a new phase of my young life and challenging my mother aggressively throughout the process because I did not quite understand what I was experiencing. Further, my parents were separating due to my father’s impending drug addiction and his inability to stay faithful to my mother. With all this stewing in our home, my mother and I became disconnected as mother and child as well as black females and began attacking one another; until we met Terry.