At the beginning of the novel, Paul is Fearful.For example on page 42 Paul says “I’m afraid,” Paul is very terrified. For instance in the beginning of the book, Mr. Fisher states “ Erik’s down at the other end. And you have two guest rooms in between. You guys should never hear each other,” (5) to Paul. This shows that Paul is afraid of Erik and that he wants nothing to do with him because he is afraid.
This is shown through Holden's continuous expulsions from numerous schools. Graduating seems like an end for Holden, an end to childhood and further separation from his brother. Holden thinks of every individual as “phony,” he cannot accept the fact that people don’t value childhood. They expect children to live a rigid lifestyle; attend school, get a career,
Jim blames himself for it and wants to go to the police to tell them what happened, but his parents try to get him to keep his mouth shut and tells him they are going to move again. That is proof that his parents want to keep him isolated, run from their problem, and blame him for them constantly moving. That results in another big argument and Jim expressing some of his emotions. In the book Catcher in the Rye, Holden goes to several bars to get drunk and talk to people. He even attempts to try to have sex with a prostitute one night after drinking but never has the courage to do it.
A very important fact is that Biff felt betrayed and did not finish college because he found his father having an affair with another woman, so he did not retake math to spite his father. He could not believe that his father would betray Linda in such a way. Willy attempts to excuse his behavior by telling Biff, “She’s nothing to me, Biff. I was lonely, I was terribly lonely,” (Miller
For example, when Lennie goes into Crooks’ room even though he knows he is not allowed in there, Lennie is just trying to be friendly. Crooks at first doesn’t want Lennie in the room but after Lennie would not leave he let him stay. By Crooks letting Lennie stay was probably good for Crooks because he is always lonely and being discriminated against. The absence of friendship makes the characters sad and lonely and then they are meaner characters. For example, The Boss who only shows up once is a very lonely man because he has no friendships so he is always a very angry man.
Victor in the very beginning on the novel keeps to himself and mainly characterized by his loneliness due in part because of his desire to complete his work, this causes him to stay away from people for long periods of time staying in solidarity for mass portions of the day . Victor eventually finishes his work but his deeply horrified by the disgusting nature of the creature that he made. His monster does get out of control and kills his younger brother. Victor knows that the monster did this and because of this he feels responsible for the death of his brother and the subsequent death of another. Eventually Victor angers the monster and because of this Victor then loses his friend, wife and father to the hands of the monster.
The townspeople hate Smitty because he is hanging someone who doesn’t deserve it, even though it isn’t Smitty’s fault he is just doing his job. Despite their friendship Michael doesn’t defend him against the angry town after the hanging the next morning. The Snob is a story about Young John Harcourt and when he see’s his father at a book shop with Grace, the girl he loves. John is scared that his dad will embarrass him because he isn’t the same social class as Grace. John tries to avoid his father and gets in an argument with Grace where he calls her a snob.
In To Kill A Mockingbird Boo Radley is a man who always stays shut up inside of his house which causes many rumors about him to be spread around the town. For instance, at the end of chapter 14 it’s stated “Dill?”/ “Mm?”/ “Why do you reckon Boo Radley’s never run off?”/ Dill sighed a long sigh and turned away from me./ “Maybe he doesn 't have anywhere to run off to…” This shows how Boo Radley is emotionally struggling because people always are assuming things about him that can cause him to feel uncomfortable around others. At the end of the book Boo Radley acts afraid of everything like when it says “Will You take me home?’ He almost whispered it, in the voice of a child afraid of the dark.” After witnessing Jem, Scout, and Dill acting out his rumored “life story”, I infer that it must have been very weird and uncomfortable for Boo to be so close to “his children” when they were the ones who supposedly made fun of him. Emotionally he is struggling because he is overwhelmed by the fact that he is always a hot topic of the town, and the trio acting his story out didn’t make him feel any better. In the poem “Caged Bird” by Maya Angelou the last stanza is written “The caged bird sings/ with a fearful trill/ of things unknown/ but longed for still/and his tune is heard/ on the distant hill/ for the caged bird/sings of freedom.” Boo Radley
Bubba questions why he is the way he is an example is when he said " he is always buried in those books or shuffling around the house like his loss and some dream I was in like that Baba said frustrated almost angry. "Bubba doesn't understand why amir is so different so they are very distant leaving them in life and relationship with his father. Amir feels betrayed by his father because Bubba's actions so shows that he prefers his van because he is more man then send it from your invites Bubba said if I hadn't seen the doctor pull him out of my way with my own eyes I never believe he's my son. Amir is depressed because he isn't like his father and so is his father because he can't believe Amires his son. In the kite Runner Amir is desperate to find his father and try some mask himself to be more like baba.
His feelings of loneliness and isolation are transformed into cynicism as he is extremely judgmental towards everything and the world around him. This could be linked to the fact that he is unable to fit in and so he decides to act superior and be negative towards those around him to make himself feel better. The reader would think that Holden feels like he’s disappearing because he has no one to share his thoughts and feelings with or feel that the lack of family support contributes to his mental instability. Perhaps, Salinger presented Holden in such a way to highlight the importance of family support or suggest how significant its effects are. This is shown at the beginning of the novel to reflect how his childhood was traumatised in the past and highlights the significance of childhood in later
Secondly, Boo stabbed his family member in the leg. The town wanted him in an asylum. The public considers him intellectually afflicted. Finally, I expect the children of the town will not meet Boo Radley because his family is genuinely antisocial. The Radley family goes outside only at dusk to get groceries and things for his family.
Philip at this point has no chances in raising his grade because he is no longer in Ms. Narwin’s class. So he can’t be in track, and obviously he’s going to be disappointed because he loves track. So when he gets home he’s sad and mad about it all so his parents are worried. At this point his parents think that maybe it’s time that they change his school. Philip writes in his diary on page 166 “things stink.
Holden points out to the reader that “This is about to be the fourth school [he has] gone to. (Salinger 13)” Caulfield’s grades are sub-par and a result of his failure to study. Thus, indicating his lack of motivation to improve his situation. When Holden receives a scolding from his parents over his grades, he negatively interprets their harsh reaction as abandonment. This creates a whirlwind of problems for Holden, convincing the reader that “Holden is clearly flawed .
Although we do learn that Troy accidentally signed the papers to lock Gabriel away because of his inability to read, we know that he never took initiative to free Gabriel. Troy keeps money that is not his while keeping his own brother locked in a mental institute. Throughout Wilson’s Fences, the reader is introduced to several of Troy’s relationships with different members of his family. Troy’s tough personality traits keep him from sustaining healthy relationships. His constant actions show that he is driven, stubborn and struggles to live happily with his family for these reasons.