Being misunderstood is a fear in which many possess. The desire to be understood and accepted by others is human nature. In “Paul’s Case”, the author, Willa Cathur, portrays Paul, the main character, as a young and misunderstood boy. Paul’s desire to distance himself from his father, classmates and teachers stems from their inability to accept him for his true self. It is apparent that Paul is different, but that should not be an issue.
While Jack takes the rule as a dictator and Ralph wants a democracy, Jack’s ruling worked out better for him in the long run. Ralph did not have any power as the book progressed because the boys were not scared of him. He did not take initiative and reprimand them so they did not have any motivation to do what they were told. Jack did not take this approach. He was very hard on the boys which they may not have liked, but it worked in the long run.
Randolph’s isolation causes him to become lonely, and his fear of rejection causes him to control those in his presence, especially when it came to the matters of his heart. Randolph’s perception of Joel is of himself, and he doesn’t want Joel to go down the same lonely road he took in life. The isolation Randolph persevered through affected his capacity to flourish socially. The reader can infer Randolph’s horrible actions against Mr. Sansom will someday come back for revenge. Randolph says, “Have you never heard what the wise men say: all of the future exists in the past” (89).
He tried so hard to be the opposite of his father. A weak, lazy, and unsuccessful man. So he started to hate everything his father loved. “Okonkwo was ruled by one passion - to hate everything that his father Unoka had loved. One of those things was gentleness and another was idleness(10).” As you can see, Okonkwo really never showed his kids and his children any kindness or gentleness.
81) which goes with why Jacob isn’t a good criminal because he wasn’t hanging out with gang members he was trying to be friends with a higher status of friends, but since he didn’t have the money he had to do a deviant deed to try and fit in which cost him his life by going down a path that he shouldn’t have. Now he can’t be a good criminal nor become successful because he was trying to fit in with the wrong qualities. However, there is only one theory of the two that really can explain Jacob’s situation better than the other and in my opinion, is Classification of the Theory because it talks about the strain and structural theory which must deal with the why this happened because he didn’t have money to fit in a higher status, plus the theory talks about interaction which explains why he did what he did because he was pressured to fit
When the Legends Die Essay In When the Legends Die by Hal Borland the main character, Tom, has shown resentment and hate for most authority figures he has come across. There are different reasons for this including that they’ve lied to him, trapped him, and caused him to damage his pride. After all this he likely feels there’s almost no end to the ways they can harm him, some examples being making him do things that are morally incorrect and making him do things that could cause him long term injury. As a young boy Tom never had any authority figures he didn’t respect and who did respect him in turn. He lived alone with his parents, and even though he saw other Utes and whites before living in Bald Mountain, it never says anywhere in the
The central main idea is, It’s not easy defending for what you believe is right. The towns people were displeased through the book and trying to change his mind about the trail, but Atticus stayed strong. Later on, a mob was after Atticus, on page 203-204 it states,” ‘Son, I said to go home’ Jem shook his head. ‘I’ll send him home.’ A burly man said and grabbed Jem roughly by the collar…’Don’t touch him!’ I kick the man swiftly. Barefooted, I was surprised to see him fall back in pain.” For deciding to help the Blackman he had to risk his family’s safety.
When Amir was young he spent his childhood envious of the attention Hassan would receive from his father, which resulted in him treating Hassan less than a friend. This jealousy contaminated his thoughts and contrived him to act out in ways that were shameful to Hassan from belittling him, playing cruel jokes and using him to get out of trouble. Unfortunately, his jealousy continued to grow it got to the point he made a decision he could not come back from. Not only can jealousy affect others, it can affect yourself, such as in On the Rainy River, Tim O’brien was envious of those who chose whether or not to go war and made the decision to leave home and everything behind to move to Canada, where he would have the choice, by making this
In The Catcher In The Rye by J.D. Salinger, Holden Caulfield is a rebellious and angsty teen who suffers from internal and external conflict. Holden continously tries to create a conflict where there is none. However, after he creates these issues he is unwilling to face them. Holden’s internal conflict is his inability to accept responsibility for his actions, while his external conflict is the tension between him and anyone who succeeds.
On the other hand, Huck’s father is actually a very abusive and taunting father whom Huck loathes. This is an explanation for Huck’s actions and points of views of society. He isn’t raised up civilized, nor was he taught to follow the social norms of society. This resulted in a rebellious teen boy who ignored the norms of society and acted in this favor. It is extremely significant for parents to understand the amount of love they need to give their child.