In the book “The Road” by Cormac McCarthy the two protagonists, a boy and his father, are set out in a post apocalyptic world where everything is trying to kill them from cannibals to people with nothing. Their main goal is to travel down a road south where the climate is better for living. On their journey they encounter many life threatening obstacles including starvation and “bad guys” that they must overcome to survive. The paternal bond between the father and son is what pushes them beyond what could have been possible and allowed them to make it along their journey. Throughout the novel the father's love for his son pushes him to protect him no matter the risks.
As he is walking around the camp, he is trying to find his father, but at the same time he is wishing he didn’t, “‘Don’t let me find him! If only I could get rid of this dead weight, so that I could use all my strength to struggle for my own survival, and only worry about myself,’ I immediately felt ashamed of myself, ashamed forever,” (Wiesel, 111). This excerpt describes just how badly he wants to leave his father. He loves him dearly, but Elie gets constant reminders of the terrors of the camp. People die constantly and they don’t have to take care of a withered old man such as Elie’s father.
Seeing what a father and son had to go through to survive. With living in a dull, grey world that’s full of death and fear, having their hope to survive it at all costs as long as they’re with each other. A father’s love for his son and not wanting to give up on him. Giving him a chance to live through these dark times, in hopes for a new beginning. He was born into a dark world and that this is all he knows.
Eliezer and his father share a symbiotic relationship in which they support each other through the barbarities of life in the concentration camp. Eliezer feels an obligatory commitment to his father and to stay with him. This devotion that Eliezer displays is elucidated when he rebels against the alluring draw to kill himself when the opportunity arose while evacuating Birkenua (Wiesel, 2006). He wields the burdensome onus of living as an alternative to eternal peace, ceasing to exist, by rejecting to abandon his father in the hostile atmosphere of the camp. Otherwise, in "Life is Beautiful" Guido goes to substantial measures to guarantee that Joshua does not have to bear any of the tribulations of the camp.
He loves Big Daddy and to tell him the news while he is on his death time would leave Brick to the thought of Big Daddy dying in disappointment through his son. Denial through himself is the hardest fight to win, and Brick is losing. He denies himself for the sake of others trying to please everyone around him instead of taking it and making himself happy. He does not want to feel the disappointment through his family, and he does not want to break Maggie 's heart. All the denial makes life harder than what it should be, and makes one and more people unhappy.
I made up my mind I would fix up some way to leave there” (Twain 22). Once Huck sets his mind to something he does not give up, so the reader understands that no matter what might happen Huck will find a way to get out of this place that is supposed to be a home. Since Huck is used to being held captive and taken advantage of by his own father after his journey is over he would rather be alone than expect to live under someone 's roof and by their mannerisms. “Aunt Sally she’s
They did this because they felt that their dad’s were a burden on their shoulders as if they were slowing them down and the kids could survive without them. Elie once had these feelings about his dad when in the book he said that he thought his dad was dead, but Elie instantly regretted these thoughts because he had to protect his dad. Elie thought that if his dad died, he would no longer have a reason to live. Elie felt very strong about his dad because he was always protecting him and not letting him die, in one situation he would not let the other Jews throw him out of the cattle cart when they were on their way to Gleiwitz. But contrary to that Elie did give his father water when he had dysentery and Elie gave into the demands of his father.
In other words, this book is not art; this book is propaganda. Corruption runs rampant in Packingtown, the town where Jurgis and his newly immigrated family work in the meatpacking industry. The Jungle’s heavy-handed symbolism alludes to the theme of corruption. For example, the animals represent the workers themselves; while the workers are the cattle, “each in a separate pen … leaving them with no room to turn around,” the wealthy capitalists are the “‘knockers,’ … watching for a chance to deal a blow” (Sinclair, 39). In other words, the capitalists are taking the workers lives
To encourage, provide and make sure that whatever decision we may make is the right decision. In William Faulkner's short story "Barn Burning," Abner is the opposite of what a father should display to his child. Instead of encouraging his son, Sarty, to make his own morally decisions. Abner wants Sarty to lie for him in order to protect him from being punished for burning farms.. Abner forces fear into Sarty by telling him he must always stay loyal to his family. Abner and Sarty relationships goes through trials due to Abners criminal and manipulative ways.
The snake represents Perry’s troubles or conflicts he has faced that hold him back from ever being able to be free. Finally, the bird represents his father. His father was the one who would encourage him to be good in school and to learn from his mistakes. But the minute that Perry was no longer with his father, he lost his constant reminder to stay out of trouble. Perry’s past played a major role in his development of becoming a murderer because of the miserable experiences he went through and the troubles he never seemed to