It was a very sad moment when I had to say goodbye, the words didn 't even wanted to come out of my mouth. Whenever, I felt like a part of me were staying with them and that my life will not be the same. Since, I was just 12 years old and I had no idea about how leaving my country and part of my family was going to change my life, I thought that was just stupid. So that, I were angry and crying for almost one week. It is really sad and hard when you have to leave the people you lived with for 12 years and not only that, if no also leave your country without having no idea how you were going to live and how was everything in another country.
He had left behind a wife and three young children without a father to watch them grow and guide them through life. He had a family who loved him and deeply mourned his unexpected death. Up to this point I knew that the world could be cruel, I just didn’t know how cruel it could be. I had no idea that June 12, 2016 would be a date that had forever marked my family in the most unexpected way. What hurt the most was hearing he’s mother’s cry over her his departure from this world despite the constant murmur from people.
I never really fully cried, but I did loose a lot of sleep after my grandparents death. My mother was worried for a while because I would not sleep and my health was beginning to diminish. She ended up taking me to the doctor and they declared that I was suffering from insomnia. There was no explanation, but I knew that I was still grieving my grandparents, it was the only way that I could; since no one would know that I would cry in the middle of the night. About a couple of months later, everything was beginning to go back to normal, I still do not have the courage to speak about my grandmother or grandfather without shedding a tear.
After the war ended, he learns about his parent’s death and feels indifferent and relieved even. Also, this is apparent in his relationship with Diana, where he refuses to get engaged because “…she was too much like a mother to me” (88). Only later in his life will he feel anything other than relief from his parents deaths, and even then he still feels apathetic towards
He already lost a brother and that was already hard enough to cope with, let alone another close friend which he had very few of. Karen was a friend of Conrad in the hospital after his attempted suicide. They tried to keep in contact after both getting discharged but their only meet seemed to be brief and awkward. Conrad felt that it was a waste of time since Karen was focused on her school play rather than him. Conrad tried to contact her again but her parents blew him off.
His breakup with her did not affect him in any way but it affected Hagar. She began to slowly lose her mind over the break up, causing her to attempt killing him once every month and a fixed mentality that she was not good enough for him. In the end she eventually dies due to a fever and her heartbreak, but throughout all this chaos that Milkman is essentially responsible for he is not there, but instead in Virginia where he is in a relationship with another woman named Sweet whom is the first person he shows affection and real love
With this, Goodman declares that his family were survivors of a terrible experience. This blatantly shows her derision, as Goodman continues to describe the ways in how the family didn’t even behave as survivors. This is shown in Line 36-39 when Goodman describes that Phil’s wife had given up trying to compete for his work and that she already felt that missed him as he was always away from his family - expressing that Phil’s wife barely felt any sorrow for her husband’s death since she knew nothing about him. Furthermore, Goodman labels his children as “dearly beloved” when, in fact, it was the total opposite. Phil was never around for his children, hence they never experienced his love.
I married my wife 8 years ago and I’ve never felt romantically attracted to her. We married out of convenience and it has truly been a nightmare. We are a low income couple and can 't afford any luxury but my wife is a hypochondriac and she waists the little money I make and my entire happiness. She is always complaining about her health and although I feel completely responsible for her I can’t deny that some days I just want to leave this sad town and look for a life of my own. In consequence of my wife’s constant sickness we brought her cousin Mattie to live with us and this has been a bitter sweet situation.
That lady never imagine that lie would have ever come out. She will always regret that for the rest of her life. Like in Ericsson article when the Vietnam told one of his men’s family that he was missing knowing he was died but thought they would be better off financially that way but instead it brought the family more grief. “Yet for twenty years this family kept theirs hopes alive, unable to move on to a new life.”(Ericsson Pg.316) See that a white lie most of the time destroys people. Evidently the white lie is the most dangerous one.
Being that she was sheltered away from the outside world, she had no friends, thus becoming dependent on her father. This type of dependency, can affect someone’s mental state. After his death, she has a rather difficult time coming to terms with his demise, refusing to believe that one person she connected to most, was gone. This continued for three days, and while the community saw her denial of her father’s death as a normal part of the grieving process, it certainly was something deeper than what it was. After she finally accepts her father’s passing, she meets a Northern laborer who comes into town as a contractor, Homer Barron.