I had to throw that boy off the altar. He’s devastated. The only reason I haven’t gone to the Monsignor is I don’t want to tear apart the school” (Shanley 40). Father Flynn says that he doesn’t want to go to the Monsignor because he doesn’t want chaos at the school. He says this because he doesn’t want the Monsignor to suspect wrongdoing.
Rather than intervene and be the loving protector his son needed, he allowed the abuse take place. Eventually, years later, he and his wife separated, David talks about how his father left for good, and how he saw little of him growing up. David’s brothers did not have it any easier. They too received foul treatment from their mother, but nothing like David. From the time they were small children, Ron, Stan, Kevin, and Russell, learned to alienate whichever family member was the main target of their mother’s rage.
Since college was view as such a must in society, he thought it’ll be disappointing to his family for not attending and for his friends leaving without him. I proceeded by asking him what drove him to facing the consequences of shame and go with his gut, and he said that college in his eyes was a pointless amount of time learning things you could be learning without
Atticus is determined. In the book we see this when he battles for Tom Robertson even though he knows he will most likely loose. Furthermore when Atticus is determined because he made Scout go to school even though she was upset about having to wear a dress. Another reason he is determined is he didn't want anyone to get to
He was in the bottom three in his class. There was no special help teachers like there is today. He was motivated by his teachers and people around him to tell him not to give up. He did not take school very seriously until he got to high school. He was told by one of he good friends “If you don’t try now you wont make it into college.” After that he decided to try his hardest and try to make it into college.
Colin exemplifies typical teenage feelings of alienation. He rejects the idea of his father to study and not to waste his time. He clearly identifies with just focus to study and continue to grow his potential, he will feels alone and victimized. His parents push him to study and study. His life just belongs to study and grow his potential.
Many of the kids don’t want to be a normal average person but they are forced to by their family. Neil was one of those kids, his mother seemed to be somewhat on his side but never said anything to defend him, his father was very controlling and demanding that Neil has no fun and just focuses on school. His father, Mr. Perry’s reasoning would be better understood if Neil was failing classes along with acting but he was not, he was just trying to be himself. His father’s selfish and nonunderstanding mindset destroyed Neil’s entire
Through the experience to maintain identity, their thoughts were changed, and both of them become optimistic. At the end of the story of The Catcher in the Rye, Holden allows to go to the new school and decides to apply the school. Before he spends time in New York and goes back to his home, he did not think he wants to go to school because he considered all people around him as “phonies,” and he was not so interested in studying. That is also one of the reasons that he was kicked out from the school four times. In addition, when Mr. Antolini who was his English teacher teaches Holden the importance of getting academic experience by going to the school, Holden did not pay so much attention to what Mr. Antolini says.
When Mr Perry perceived that Neil participated in acting, he callously told Neil to stop. Since Neil had an uncompromising father who assumed his choices were made for the best of his child, Neil had no other choice but to abide. Neil was not given the opportunity to choose between acting, joining the school annual