The typical 21st century man shows lots of strength, courage, and honor. In many cases throughout America the man of the family has a job and makes the money while the women of the household takes care of the children all the house chores but each of those roles are definitely vice-versa in many families. Men usually serve as the protector and provider of the families. Men also are very well known not to express emotion unlike their female counterparts. According to (Male Gender Role: http://www.psychologyofmen.org) men are supposed to “be a big wheel” which means to strive for achievement and success, focus on competition.
1. Milkman’s time at home Macon Dead III, commonly known as Milkman, is Ruth and Macon’s son. He is born the day when Mr. Robert Smith suicidal flies off the hospital’s roof and for that reason he is the first black baby born in the usual unmerciful, racist No Mercy Hospital in 1931. As the son of Ruth and Macon Dead, he is part of the upper black society in a wealthy, privileged family. Grown up under these circumstances, Milkman has a traumatized father since his father witnessed the murder of Jake, Macon’s father, trying to protect his land which is in the way of powerful white people as a young guy.
Arnold. He drives him around to the places he needs to be to on time. He is dissatisfied and disgusted with his life that he drinks it all up and ends up missing three days of work because he couldn’t handle the stress or distraction his life was bringing upon him. During the three days he wasn’t at work he was drinking and thinking up ways he can open up his dream job of owning a liquor store. He is a very desperate man who tries everything to get the ten thousand dollar check from his mom for the store.
Racing into the bedroom, Jurgis speaks to Ona one last time before she dies, leaving him no one left to care about in the world except his son. Furious with grief, Jurgis takes the rest of the family’s money and goes to drink his sorrows away. Living with the purpose of supporting his sole son, Jurgis works harder than ever to support his family, even though it means only visiting on the weekends. One tragic weekend, Jurgis returns home to discover that his son has died by drowning in the streets of mud. With nothing keeping him in the broken city, Jurgis heads out to the plains, doing odd jobs for meals and stealing or picking fruit when he is turned down.
Death and the Loss of Innocence in the Catcher in the Rye In the novel, “The Catcher in the Rye” by J.D. Salinger, we meet Holden, a teenager who has gone through many traumatizing events throughout his life. Holden has jumped from school to school his whole life due to his flunking grades and the low value he put on education. When Holden was younger he had to deal with the death of his younger brother Allie which damaged him emotionally causing him to break all the windows in his garage with his bare hands. The last school he flunked out of was Pencey Prep a private all boys school.
“All is well because all grows better.” A quote one of America’s best entrepreneurs, Andrew Carnegie. A man who revolutionized the steel industry through perseverance and hard work. Although he had a bad time with the Homestead, he was not to blame, and it did not represent his character or how he feels. An entrepreneur is someone who ho organizes or operates a business and makes great risks in order to do so. Mr. Carnegie did much more than this.
Later on, a fancy man with a silk hat of glossy newness came by their place with a worried look to bring them some news. He was from “Maw and Meggins”, the man told them that Herbert was caught in the machinery and died. For the service that their son gave them, the company is giving them two hundred pounds of money. They suffered a great loss and couldn’t believe the betrayal and what they had to pay because of the desire that came from the monkey’s paw. They spent days without even talking to themselves and depressed.
Arnold. He drives him around to the places he needs to be on time. He is dissatisfied and disgusted with his life that he drinks it all up and ends up missing three days of work because he couldn’t handle the stress or distraction his life was brought upon him. During the three days he wasn’t at work he was drinking and thinking up ways he can open up his dream job of owning a liquor store. He is a very desperate man who tries everything to get the ten thousand dollar check from his mom.
Will you catch me when I fall? J.D Salinger’s book, The Catcher in the Rye, is about a vagrant and rebellious smoker/drinker 16 year old boy named Holden Caulfield. This teenager is kicked out of Pencey, an exclusive school he attends, for failing all of his classes (Except english). He is going through many problems and insecurities that are “commonly” associated to teenagers, when he decides to leave his school a couple of days earlier to his deadline and decides to take a three-day escapade in New York before having to go home and face his parents. Holden, hasn’t had an easy life even though he is privileged; throughout his teenage years he has dealt with depression created by his insecurities and the hardships he has had to face (his brother dying of leukemia, possibly being molested as a child, switching school very often, etc.).
The sickest part of this cruel joke was that he hardly had any time to grieve the loss of his last remaining parent, whom he had loved endlessly, because he was consumed by the unrelenting fear of having his three younger siblings stolen from him. What was he supposed to tell CPS if-when they showed up to their doorstep? How could he, a 20 year old mechanic with no college education argue that he could take care of a 6 year old little girl, and two teenage
“When the Civil War came, the demands for his goods increased dramatically, and Rockefeller found himself amassing a small fortune.” (Source 1 “The New Tycoons- John D. Rockefeller”) Generally, when there are many consumers buying from one company, then that establishment has had people within it using wise business tactics. For the Standard Oil Company, that person was John D. Rockefeller. “He shipped so many goods that railroad companies drooled over the prospect of getting his business.” (Source 1 “The New Tycoons- John D. Rockefeller) The want for Rockefeller’s products was only increased by the growth of the good’s shipping rates. Of course, Rockefeller was conscious of this and found a way to use this edge to its full potential. Only an intellectual being would be able to have as large of a command for their products as Rockefeller.
The Road by Cormac McCarthy tells the story of a father and his son in an unspecified apocalypse. In the colorless and dreary post-apocalyptic world the man and his boy must survive on what scraps they can find left over from the old world to survive their journey south down a long road to the coast hoping to find a better future for themselves there. On the road, the man and the boy encounter other survivors most of whom are cannibals, remnants from the pre-apocalyptic world, and supplies and scraps they use to sustain themselves in their dreary world. This quest, marked with fortunes and misfortunes, ends in both success and failure for the father-son duo. Even though man and child both make it to the coast, they find it to be no different