The reader may also infer that the mother she may think the father is a bad influence on her son. I think this because of how different the father and son act. The father is a rule-breaker and does not plan ahead well while the son does not like to break rules and always plans ahead. Although not much information is told about the mother, you can predict that she would have been very angry if her son had been brought home any later than Christmas eve. You can predict this because when the father wasn’t allowed to drive through the snow he stated, “Your mother will never forgive me for this,” (Wolff 34).
This upset Okonkwo who lashed out causing Nwoye to leave and never come back. In the novel Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe, Nwoye was able to stand up to his father as a result of two religions colliding. Although they were father and son, Okonkwo and Nwoye were never very close because of how different they were. “Nwoye knew that it was right to be masculine and to be violent, but somehow he still preferred the stories that his mother used to tell…” (Achebe 53). This shows that even though Nwoye didn’t share the same
However, he put his foot down and let the suitors know that their recklessness is bad behavior. He also stood up for his mother Penelope to prevent her from marrying a suitor. Even though Telemakhos grew up without his father (Odysseus), he stuck up for his dad in front of the suiters for ruining the house, although growing up, his father was not there to teach him how to be a
But in all reality someone was keeping Boo in that house and didn’t want him talking to anyone outside of the walls in his house. Scout didn’t think this and that shows her immaturity. Scout starts to get bullied at school because of the Tom Robinson trial and everyone is saying bad things about her dad right to her face and she feels like she has to protect him by fighting everyone that says anything. Atticus explains everything to her ands even though he is getting all this negativity out towards him he has to keep fighting even though he probably won’t win. In chapter 9 Atticus says, “simply because we were licked a hundred years before we started is no reason for us not to try to win.” After this
She accused Evan of something and when the father started yelling at him about it she gave in and said it had probably been her fault. You do see her give up and just stay quiet during the argument. His father tries to be kind, but because of his past he really does have the tendency to go straight to
It was so hard because the kid was so angry and so hurt that he started acting out. The kid would talk down to him tell him he wasn’t his father and that was something he couldn’t deal with. So my friend stopped picking him up, and stop spending time with him. He still sees him from time to time but it won’t ever be the same. That lady never imagine that lie would have ever come out.
In A Lesson Before Dying, Grant says that he does not like teaching but is doing it because he says that he is no teacher, that he hates teaching. He feels like he is doing nothing in his life yet his aunt tells him to teach. This show we have no control because no matter how loud he yells she won’t listen to him. His aunt, Tante Lou, would just turn a blind eye. In chapter two he says how he feels about teaching, “I had told her many, many times how much I hated this place and all I want to do was go away.
I was being constantly bullied even though my parents already have informed the bus owner numerous times to have these students stay away from me. Whenever the topic would be brought up again, it is when their laughs are at its loudest, and I do remember holding back the tears in my eyes – being one of those kids who endures her pain just for the sake of others’ entertainment, I continued to bear whatever words they shot at me. I purposely did not want to search how an Igorot looks like, or at least seems like. I have never searched who they are as an ethnic group. It was not that I was upset because they made fun of the person I portrayed, but it was because I was made fun of – they were laughing at me, involving an ethnic group that are both (myself and the ethnic group) supposed to be respected.
Christopher McCandless was running from the expectation that his parents had for him and all the problems that his family had. He obviously did not want any part in it. Growing up in the upper middle class Christopher was given everything since day one. This to me is a major part of why I think McCandless had the right to venture off from his family, him wanting to learn from his mistakes never happened because he
An example of a relationship without caring or connection to the other person. His anger and desire to fight is seen when he fights Lennie, a mentally handicapped man on the ranch. Curley’s wife does not care about Curley which is seen when she appears happy when Lennie breaks Curley’s hand in their fight. Curley’s wife says “think I don’t like to talk to somebody every once in awhile” (p.77) meaning that she feels being with Curley is like talking to no one, because they never talk about her feelings or concerns about life. Another example of their uncaring relationship is when Curley’s wife dies and when he sees her dead body is not sad about losing her but simply uses this as a reason to fight the person who did it.