Biff and Amir both show deep admiration to their fathers’. They view their father as an inspiration and aspire to just like they are. After coming face to face with their fathers’ lies, the pair becomes damaged and are de-railed with where they go in life. In the end, Amir proves to be truly like Baba but Biff rejects Willy and intends to move on with his life the way he wants to do it. The true colours of their fathers’ are the stepping stone both men needed in order to find who they would like to be as people and how they want others in the world to view them.
In The Kite Runner, father-son relationships play a big component in shaping the story. The relationship between a father and a son is how Hosseini writes to show the complex bond between father and son to demonstrate the necessity of a loving and caring fatherly figure. There are multiple father-son relationships in The Kite Runner, they include; Baba and Amir, Baba and Hassan, Ali and Hassan, Hassan and Sohrab, and Amir and Sohrab. However, the biggest father-son relationship throughout the novel is between Baba and Amir. The relationship between Baba and Amir is not your typical father-son relationship and the novel centers upon it.
Hassan becomes a great father because of guidance from Ali and by overcoming his personal struggles. Hassan plays with Sohrab, listens to how he feels, understands him and cares for him, everything Baba did not do. Sohrab has a good early life with his father, those years acted as a foundation for how he would most likely grow up to be. He also resembles Hassan’s forgiving nature, an example of this being when Sohrab says "Father used to say it is wrong to hurt even bad people. Because they do not know any better and because bad people sometimes become good."
The novel starts by Amir, the narrator, talking about him wanting to fill in his father’s standards that he wants to live up to. He mostly wants to live up to his father’s courage, power, judgement and the will to risk your life for others. Their relationship got more unsteady with the government’s instability. Amir also finds trouble with separating class divisions with his childhood friend who is also his servant, Hassan.
In the novel To Kill A Mockingbird the father figure Atticus Finch shows many different characteristics when it comes to his kids. One of the characteristics that extremely stands out in him is that he is caring. Atticus would rather ruin his reputation in order to show his kids to always do the right thing then keep his social status and let his children not be acknowledged. Atticus tries to raise them as if they had both a mother and father figure in their lives when in reality he was a single father. Atticus is always giving Jem and Scout advice so that they will become more caring like him.
Brotherly love is strong and unconditional, even if you are oblivious of it, as Ponyboy Curtis learns in The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton. Ponyboy and his brother Darry have an interesting relationship because of the situation they are in with Darry having to play the role of the parent, and three ways that Ponyboy describes his relationship with his brother in The Outsiders is kill, firm, and care. Ponyboy feels that Darry puts a lot of pressure on him to not get into trouble in school or on the streets. In this novel, Ponyboy mentions, “Darry would kill me if I got into trouble with the police.” (1).
Since Amir wants so badly to be loved and acknowledged by his father, he is desperate to win attention by writing a good story. The air growing “heavy, damp [and] solid” helps to show Amir’s nervousness and feeling of detachment from Baba. Amir being separated from his father, fuels his actions throughout his life. The relationship that they have is weak and Amir believes that he needs to do things in order to win his father’s affections. When faced with a difficult situation, Amir chooses to win over
Left “disfigured” because no one taught him the values he wishes to pound into his son. Feigning to be a concerned parent, Chesterfield next reminds his son that without him in his life, his son has nothing. Left with what he came into the world, nothing, if he does not life up to his father’
What a Good Brother In the “Scarlet Ibis”, many different qualities are displayed that characterize Brother in many ways. He is given a brother that is exponentially different from others, a brother that was unable to walk by himself. Brother cared for him and did not want him to have to arrive at school unable to walk. As a big brother, he took it into his own hands to try to fix this problem, and pushed Doodle until he was able to walk on his own.
So instead of dealing with it, he just treated Amir like he was a stranger living in his house and paid a little more attention to Hassan. But the stranger, Amir, wanted nothing but his father 's love. After seeing signs that Baba loved a Hazara more than his own son, Amir got jealous. This jealousy taking root inside of Amir may have been trigger to his regretful actions from his childhood in Kabul to his life
Hassan starts out at the beginning of the book, protecting Amir from the wrath of Hassan’s father, even though we all know that Amir if the main cause of the problem, Hassan has taken upon himself to protect Amir from the wrath: “Yes, Father, Hassan would mumble, looking down at his feet. But he never told on me. Never told that the mirror, like shooting walnuts at the neighbor 's dog, was always my idea” (Hosseini 4). This relationship is pretty strong. Making up lies about the actions of another person is like, way up there in friendship status, but, by the end of the reading, we learn some horrible news, after Hassan gets the surgery to repair his cleft, the last words of chapter five read: “ Because that was the winter that Hassan stopped smiling” (Hosseini 47).
In the beginning of the story, Moses is the antagonist as him and his son Adam Cooper bump heads often. Moses’s interactions with his family show that he is a very strong willed man who wants things his way. Adam states, “His voice called after me like a whip around my ankle” (Fast 3). In this quote, Adam is hinting that he is afraid of his father’s wrath. Granny, who is a widow and lives with her son Moses and his family, has a close relationship with Adam, after one of Adams scolding’s from his father, he tells Granny, “He doesn’t lose patience, Granny.
The character that interest me in The Nine Guardians is Ernesto. Ernesto is the bastard son of Cesar’s brother and likes to keep his thoughts to himself but wants Cesar approval because he looks up to Cesar. Ernesto is a dynamic character in the story because in the beginning he is a bastard son then to a future teacher in the Arguellos family. Since Ernesto is a bastard son he didn’t change his thoughts about his father even though from his body language it showed that he was happy to be his son. In Nine Guardians Ernesto’s feelings to his father, “yet in spite of everything he had loved the man, who had never consented to be anything more than a stranger to his son” (82).
Shame means that you feel remorse for something weather it is your actions or the actions of another. But having shame about a certain action or event doesn't necessarily mean that you have to regret or even take back what happened because there may be justifications and sometimes you can’t justify how you feel or why you feel that way. That being said shame is both the greatest motivator and the greatest deterrent, a lot of people build their lives around forces like shame. Amir is a character that is very concerned with what people think about him which leads him to publicly detaches himself from Hassan.