The true colours of their fathers’ are the stepping stone both men needed in order to find who they would like to be as people and how they want others in the world to view them. There is a sense of accomplishments and closure for both men. Overall, if one lives their entire life working their hardest to please others, they are in the end not pleasing themselves. Self-care is one of the most important factors to happiness and if personal needs are not met, there is a loss of
In the letter Lord Chesterfields writes to his son, he attempts to pass on his personal values to his son. In the short paragraphs, Chesterfield reminds his son of his duties and responsibilities, the letter gradually builds up to scolding and critical advice to be successful in life. Although these are brief prompts to stay on task, Chesterfield’s own moral and values are evident throughout the letter using several devices such as, syntax, anaphora, paralipsis and diction. Lord Chesterfield’s syntax shifts from complex sentences to extended sentences. In the beginning, he is uncertain of himself as he writes, he creates a base for what he is about to convey in the lengthy sentences.
Biff thought and believed this to a point that he followed everything his dad said and is now struggling to find himself in life without the popularity. Bernard on the other hand thinks the complete opposite, he thinks that you need good grades to be successful. Bernard 's beliefs are cemented when Willy says, "Bernard can get the best marks, y 'understand, but…" This
In this heated conversation, the King claims that Hal is up to no good; the King does not have confidence and assurance that he is fit to run a kingdom. Hal already knows how he should act but does not, so he can impress people like the King. He promises the King, “I shall hereafter, my thrice gracious lord, be more myself.” (III.2.92.) Hal’s plan to get into mischief before he changes disappoints King and ruins the potential for the King to be proud and assured that Hal will grow up to make use of, “the greatness of thy blood and hold their level.” (III.2.16). This engenders Hal to finally commence his new perspective on how to act, or perhaps one that he already knew was within him.
She writes this to help her son recognize the struggles of becoming a strong leader, and the extensive outcome working hard can bring. Adams used her skill of emphasizing many important qualities of good character to change her son's outlook and attitude in working towards a successful life. In conclusion, Adams uses multiple rhetorical devices and strategies to send a message to her son. Her use of emphasis and attempting to change her son's attitude helps her message become clear. She wants nothing more than for her son to become a successful man, and she sends that message while properly using rhetorical
When having strong morals, such as Carnegie did, they push us further than we thought we could go. In the autobiography Carnegie speaks about where he started working and how he continued to move up, take chances, fail, succeed, and fail again. I can now see how if something didn’t work for me, I would not always continue to try it until I could do it. As I grew up I observed myself beginning to change, and if I was not the best at it I would work harder at it. Looking at life now, I can still do better and I can tell that I have not done the best I can at all things in my
The perception of someone else is greatly emphasized within Baba 's and Amir 's relationship in The Kite Runner. Baba makes up for a large portion of Amir 's character by always critisizing his flaws. Baba would like to be the creator of Amir 's identity. He want 's him to be strong and courageous, yet that is not in Amirs ' nature yet Amir still craves his father 's satisfaction and it causes Amir to make unnecessary mistakes. When Baba says, " A boy who wont stand up for himself becomes a man who cant stand up to anything.
It is evident, there is a change in societal values from King Lear’s time period of the eighth century to Willy Loman’s time period of the late 1940s. In Death of a Salesman Willy’s idea of success was not love from his family, but love from the outside and strangers. Willy wanted nothing more from his sons than their participation in his idealistic dreams and for them to be the utter best in everything. While in King Lear, however, Lear’s idea of success was for his daughters to love him and cherish him as their father and ruler. It is evident the major shift in values due to the time period.
Telemakhos needs to become a man. Once he has reached manhood, Telemakhos will use his newfound assertiveness to drive away the suitors that plague his home, no longer will he be a boy, and he will not daydream. The experiences, however, needed to achieve becoming an ideal man, takes a much different path than Odysseus’s own journey. Where Odysseus needs to “soften”, his son must do the opposite, and “harden”. Since he never had a father to teach him about manhood, Telemakhos must use his experiences with men to learn the ideal traits of an ancient Greek man.