Baldwin uses his father as an example of effect discrimination can have. He wishes he could discuss his own problems with his father He says, “When he was dead I realized that I hardly ever spoken to him. When he was dead a long time I began to wish I had.” He uses this theme as a way to discuss racial issues. James Baldwin and his family had no income coming to the household which created tension in the family. When James Baldwin told his mother that a white school teacher would be coming in their house, his father was very upset about it.
The Cruel Conditions of A Jungle Upton Sinclair’s novel The Jungle, introduces Jurgis Rudkus, a Lithuanian immigrant who enters America with his wife Ona. Jurgis is a strong individual who is eager to learn more about the American dream, but the miserable working and living conditions in Packingtown starts to make an impact in his life that will cause him to struggle in supporting his family. Firstly, this story takes place in the twentieth century, and depicts a Lithuanian family who decides to move to Chicago trying to find a better life. They soon realize that the conditions of the factory work environment are very harsh. In order to show Jurgis’s emotions towards the city of Packingtown Sinclair uses the metaphor “... all life, was to
Three main characters that show loneliness throughout the whole story were Crooks, George, and Curley’s wife. Curley’s wife was being held back by her husband and he didn’t want her talking to other men, plus she’s the only woman on the ranch. George choses to be lonely by killing his only friend. Crooks is in a circumstance where he is isolated from others because of his race and he decided to keep others out of his room and keeps a distance from the other men. People today can be in a situation where they are forced into a state of loneliness, whether it is from a disorder, race, or someone is keeping you from communicating with the world.
Dee Ann was left obsessed with what had happened. Every year her husband brings up the names of those involved, hoping he would say them and she would just let it go like nothing happened (Yarbrough 632). Because of this, her inability to let go, Chuckie was often away from home, and Dee Ann feared he was cheating on her. She almost questions his friend, but “if he has looked surprised, it would have worried her, and if he hadn't, it would have worried her more…” (Yarbrough 637), so she doesn't ask. What he's father did to her mother caused he to have no trust in her own husband.
Malcolm was not close to his family growing up because his father died when he was young, and his mother struggled to support her children and she did not have any assistance. Malcolm’s mother worked day and night to support her children. Seeing his mother work so hard to support her family led Malcolm to decide that he wanted to become a lawyer (23). Malcolm said, “I hate seeing my mother working night and day like she did… I began to hate the system that made her life one of endless drudgery, so what I did was shut the thought of my mother out of my mind, and lock it away” (Carew 23). He was thinking to become a lawyer and support his mother.
Mom also loses her job because she did not want to do it, she thought teaching was hard so the kids had to deal with their Mom’s dream to be an artist, not a teacher she ditches her teaching job for a low paying job because it made her happy because of this it made it hard for the kids to live a easy life but yet they still forgave mom. After the Walls moved out of their grandma’s home in Welch they moved into a rotting house that they could barely afford because they had very little money the rotting house had no indoor plumbing and was also located in Welch. Dad believed that there was enough land at their rotting house to build a Glass Castle so Dad had the kids dig a hole. After the kids dug the hole Dad fills it with trash and the hole they dug up for the Glass Castle was used as a dumpster even after that the kids still forgave him. I believe that if I were the kids and I worked that hard to be lied
As one can see he was pretty unstable for a twelve year back then to deal with a family death. In addition, another way James took his father 's death was by protecting his mother from the outside world. She was the white woman living in a black world and no one was comfortable with that fact. Because of his father’s death there was no one to protect her and he always stayed there watching her replacing his father 's position “ I thought black power would be the end of my mother.”(McBride 26) because James clearly realized that black and whites never got along and his mom was in both, so it put her in danger. His fear for his mother 's safety was unstable he always worried for her “A Black Panther?
A conflict that happened was when Raven got into a huge argument with her father who demanded her to stop seeing and having contact with Mizan. “I’m going to say this one more time, I don’t want to hear about you being around Mizan again” (331). Benny Atkins didn’t trust Mizan from the very start, so after the incident that took place in their home (Raven and Morgan being held at gunpoint by masked men) he didn’t want her with him until he found out who was behind the burglary. Raven’s father only wanted to keep her safe let alone only do what’s best for her. After going back and forth with her father about Mizan Raven chose to leave.
This whole play is a mystery as to whether or not the wife, had murdered her husband. But it seems as though before her husband was dead, her life was dead. She had been told by her husband to stop singing, which makes Mrs. Peter and Mrs. Hale think that it was the husband who killed the bird. He didn’t enjoy the singing, and so he killed that too. Mrs. Hales states that, “I stayed away because it weren’t cheerful” (Glaspell.
Jeffery, however, gave up once he found that his master would not purchase Dorcas due to the fact that she was being sold alongside four other family members. While this is true, there are also many other differences. Another difference would be that Wesley was hurt physically while Jeffery was hurt emotionally. Wesley experiences physically pain such as violent beating and shooting. Jeffery, however, experienced heartbreak when he was told that he would not be permitted to spend the rest of his life with his true love.