However, they both resent the war when they face it. During peacetime, Phineas creates his own reality, but later his classmates force him to accept the truth. Originally, Phineas only refuses to believe in silly things like Caesar, Latin, or the war. He views Caesar as “more of a tyrant at Devon than he had ever been in Rome” ( Knowles 162). However, his greatest denial comes when he purposely tries to forget about Gene jouncing the limb and tells Gene “I don’t know, I must have just lost my balance” (Knowles 66).
Moore is shocked at the metamorphosis of her son. “The traces of young- man humanitarianism had sloughed off”. She thinks that “[o]ne touch of regret … would have made him a different man, and the British Empire a different institution” (p.70). She is also shocked to hear her son’s adopted ideological stance. She protests, “[y]ou never used to judge people like this at home.” Ronny announces that “India isn’t home” and relies on “phrases and arguments that he had picked up from older officials, and he did not feel quite sure of himself” to silence his mother and convince her of his adopted new logic (p.54).
Growing up, Michaels parents just wanted him to succeed in highschool and major in business in order to inherit their company. However, Michael, being an ignorant teenager, felt he had his whole life already set for him and had no need to go to college. He figured he would just graduate high school and take business there. However, setting the bar low from the beginning had a huge impact on how he did in school. It started off as an F in one class, this was when he figured he would just retake it senior year, but then he kept on slacking and having to retake so many courses, keeping the
He dislikes Auggie and tries to convince the other students that if they touch him, they will develop "The Plague." He bullied Auggie and told most of the grade to isolate him, and Jack Will for becoming friends with Auggie. At the end of the story, Julian's parents take him out of Beecher, as they say they don't feel Beecher Prep is an "inclusion school" and they think Auggie shouldn't have been admitted. Justin: Via's boyfriend. He is somewhat shocked by Auggie's appearance but is very kind to him.
When Willy goes to talk to his boss about transferring to New York since he is getting older and it would be easier, he ends up being fired. He is now destroyed by the news and tries to meet up with his sons to eat but when they saw the conditions he was in, they left and let him there alone. Later when they are at the house already their mother reclaims to them why they left their father alone on the restaurant and Biff explodes and says that it was all a lie and they were all living his dads crazy unrealistic expectations and that he was sick of it. Willy seems lost in his craziness and decides to kill himself thinking that it would be the best. At the end we can see how no one shows up at his funeral which makes the reader see how “well liked” he
Then Will challenge also Dr. Sean to take a look at his own life , since Dr. Sean has been unable to move on about his wife death. When Skylar asked Will to move to California with Him, Will panics and pushed his girlfriend away, revealing that he is an orphan and that his foster father abused him. Skylark tells will that she loves him, but he denies loving her then leaves. Will tells chuckie that he wants to be a laborer for the rest of his
No matter how he maintains external relationships and internal concern, Osborne soon faces the lack of enthusiasm and motivation of his subordinates, especially one of his best employees - Larry Gibson. After sending Gibson to attend a seminar at a prestigious university, and had expected him to be fired up about work; to develop a new online accounting system, Osborne was disappointed. Gibson is not focused on professional society activities, and forgets he’s a regular official in Finance department. Moreover, he doesn’t spend time to train co-workers in enhancing the effectiveness of new accounting system, what he was sent to university for. Osborne needs to give up his Laissez-Faire leadership style, otherwise, more and more people, who used to be motivated will lose their fire.
Jobs quit taking classes that we of no enthusiasm to him and took others that interested him. One of the classes that intrigued him was his calligraphy class. Much to his dismay that dropping out and contemplating classes that interested him would prompt to him, a school drop out, being the originator of a noteworthy organization. At the time, dropping out of school appeared like an awful thought, however thinking back he can now "connect the dots." He states, "You can’t connect the dots
"You're going to find more and more hope the farther and farther you walk away from this sad, sad, sad reservation." Junior thought about what Mr. P said and decided to attend the privileged school, Reardan. Junior had told his parents and they were supportive of it. His parents did tell him that the rest of the Indian clan is going to be angry with him. He pretend to be a middle class student so that he could fit in by his fellow pupils.
The situation gets heated up when Chandan refuses to go to college without Tara. Chandan argues with his Father and in turn Mr.Patel immediately accuses Bharathi of turning the children against him. This is because Bharathi aims at having an influence over her children by showing extra love towards them, particulary Tara. Mr. Patel clearly states this in the dialogue: “Look at the way you treat Tara. As if she is made of glass.” Tara is compared with glass to show the delicate treatment she is receiving.