In both society today and The Great Gatsby, individuals of high stature abuse their power. Lastly, many people come to Canada and the United States for better opportunities, this relates to the theme of the American Dream. Many immigrants think that in the United States all their problems will go away and that success will come if they work hard enough. In this novel, Gatsby falls for the American dream and he works very hard for his money and although he finds success he isn’t content as he never becomes an equal to the East Egg. Through trying to become an East Egg resident he ends up dying, just like many immigrants struggle to come to the United States and end up disappointed.
The next problem was if the refugees were allowed to stay in a country. Countries were not prepared for the amounts of refugees they were receiving. The refugees were running into problems when they were coming into the countries. They found that the states did not have enough food, shelter, or other resources. They came into a country that was giving them places to live that were not planned for them such as abandoned buildings, schools, airports.
Many people supported Hitler’s beliefs because they were caught in the middle of the Great Depression, and they needed someone to blame. Hitler started saying that it was the Jews who were taking away the jobs, the Jews who caused the Depression, the Jews who caused all the misery in the world. The Germans loved him, but the rest of the world did not. Many of the other
Hate and violence both tend to spread like a disease. When hatred is introduced to an individual, he/she often cannot see past this burning motive - they yearn for revenge. Hatred and violence become a means of getting what someone wants. Author Samira Ahmed further elaborates on this topic: “In recent times, we’ve seen hate emerge out of the dark corners, torches blazing in the night. We’ve witnessed so-called leaders not merely against the forces of hate, but for equality and justice.
They were afraid that they would lose them or never hear from them again. With this fear and the addition of the draft that caused families to be split up. The draft also made it to where the men were being forced to serve even if they did not want to. There was a loss of younger children and older family members from the war and there was a hard time trying to communicate with one another. The lack of communication added an extra burden because there was no instant response.
They do everything in favor of the “black folks”. Each time a colored person is “wrongly accused” or “killed for no reason”, this group takes to the media and protests to make it seem as so. The purpose is to help the black man no longer be oppressed. (Black Lives Matter) Although, by them assuming that the white man is out for vengeance, and that every white man is racist towards the blacks, it turns the tables and makes the African Americans look like the prejudice group.
However, people today are starting to turn innocent words and statements, including the words “white” or “black,” into so-called “racist” slurs and phrases. As this idea grows that simple gestures and words are racist, it becomes a larger problem for everyone, not just targets or victims of true racism. In today’s world, people are starting to spread incorrect facts online to make things seem racist. For instance, in the article “7 Statistics That Will Change How You View Racism,” the writer chooses to state that “Juries are prone to racist sentencing,” (Simon).
Discrimination is the one of the, if not the biggest themes portrayed in the novel To kill A Mockingbird written by Harper Lee. As we already know the biggest form of discrimination in the novel is racism. However, there are many forms of other discrimination such as Jem being put down for being who she loves to be, a classic Tomboy. Another example would be Boo Radley being hated by almost every citizen in Maycomb for no reason at all, none of these mean citizens even know Boo personally. There is however some good to this evil.
The more the client talk of themselves, more trust is developed towards the counselor. As a counselor I realize every client is different and to accept them without bias and judgmental where they are. When bias or negative expression occur as a counselor I will seek counseling. Counseling I will seek, inform my supervisor and become more aware of my problem with a culture.
The true personality of Boo Radley is proclaimed through an act of violence where he is shown to be the good guy he really was all along. Scout is revealed through the acts of violence as maturing her way through the whole story. The main themes the book has to offer is race and the destruction of innocence. Race ties into the theme with violence because of the racism that occurred in that time period which caused violence. One can see innocence being destroyed with Tom Robinson and Scout as they lose it in opposite ways.
Therefore, we will handle issues of confidentiality with great caution. It is our primary obligation to protect our client 's information and to recognize the limits of the confidentiality. Since we will be conducting a group counseling session, it is not always guaranteed that the other individuals in the group will maintain confidentiality. Consequently, we would make it a point to discuss in every session the importance of confidentiality and the ethical component of their actions (McClanahan, 2014). We will be most understanding with their questions, doubts, and issues in the matter.