However because of the denial of pursing football and the constant back and forth between him and Tory, he becomes very bitter just like his father. This isn't a good thing because once Cory picks up his father characteristics, it forces him to see the world in a single perspective and that's not his full potential but an intentional effect from Troy's reactionary
The reason why he couldn’t remain under the same roof as Hassan was because he felt guilty that he hadn’t tried to stop the rape and save his friend. The reason why he couldn’t step in to save his friend was because he was not strong enough and wanted to please his father at any
This is an example of katabasis because Telemachus is skeptical and confused about his family, especially his father. It serves as a low point because he thinks the long, heroic tales about his father are just rumors and the god-like Odysseus is not that great after all. To add on, everyone holds high expectations of Telemachus, Those who knew Odysseus and his great
After failing to be able to take not only Claudius's life, but his own, he questions his worth as a man. His second soliloquy is all about talking down on himself, how he isn't able to complete anything that he wishes because he is to cowardly. “A damned defeat was made. Am I a coward?”(2.2.559). Hamlet wishes to get revenge for his father's death, but is mentally unable to kill his uncle Claudius.
Once the son returns home his father greets him with open arms, all is forgotten, however, his older brother does not want to forgive him and does not join in the celebrations. The young son was over joyed to return home and become a servant for his father, but to his surprise he was welcomed back into the full privilege of being his father’s son. Holden &Pinsent (2011, P73). He had been transformed from a state of destitution to complete restoration. Holden &Pinsent (2011, P73).
In “Barn Burning” William Faulkner writes, “‘You would have told him.’ He didn’t answer. His father struck him with the flat of his hand on the side of his head…” (Faulkner 4). Sarty wishes to reveal the truth to others, but there is always the threat of Abner’s abuse and disappointment looming over him. In reality, the physical abuse affects Sarty less than his constant fear of not living up to Abner’s expectations, which reveals plenty about Sarty’s personality. Abner expects his son to stand wholeheartedly by his actions, right or wrong.
Since where he lives isn’t a wealthy place to live and doesn’t have a decent life like he would wish to have. Guy is the father of Little Guy and husband of Lili. Guy works cleaning bathrooms at a plantation to support his family. However, Guy is ashamed of the menial work he does, although he truly loves his wife and son, he dreams of starting all over again. Guy is tired of living the life he’s currently living because his father was once struggling, “ How is a man remembered after he’s going?
The structure also highlights the parallels between Amir’s friendship with Hassan as a child and Sohrab. and Hassan’s childhood friendship to the relationship between Amir and Sohrab. As a child, Amir struggles with the internal conflict of treating Hassan as either an equal or as an inferior. HeAmir is ashamed and embarrassed to associate with someone in a lower class due to religious pressures placed upon him. Despite how they grow up like brothers, in public, Amir does not associated them being together pretends the two are not friends stating “[Hassan] is not my friend!- He’s my servant!”(Hosseini 41).
Michael was felt incredibly shameful when he saw the “expression on Smitty’s face when he saw the fish on the road (Callaghan, Page 8).” Michael’s biggest fault was not helping Smitty out when he was given the chance. He had the opportunity to help his friend but instead thought “He just doesn’t mean anything at all to me” (Callaghan, page 7) in fear of angering the rest, but him not doing anything allowed the man to grab the fish and throw it. Unlike in the Two Fisherman, John had the chance to fix his relationship and make it stronger, but John may have wounded his relationship with his father. After their argument he spoke openly with Grace. We know this because “his sincerity, the depth of his feeling, began to stir her (Callaghan, page 3).” This is what leads her to forgive
Okonkwo’s fear didn’t happen by himself, it happened because of his father. Okonkwo disliked his father and wished not to be like his because of his ways. Okonkwo’s father Unoka was a weak and lazy man who never repaid his debts. Okonkwo grew to hate and fear the weakness that his father showed. Okonkwo strives to be a better person than Unoka ever was or would be.