I could almost see the atoms rearranging!” His voice had its old, familiar sound of excitement and discovery. It was the way he sounded sometimes when he came home from his laboratory after a good day and began to tell his wife about his work. (page 74)This section of the book is powerful because it shows how happy Meg’s dad is to actually see the outside world in a while. It also shows how worried he was for his family. In the movie once he got out of the tube he had been stuck in for years he hadn’t even been a little excited.
He was a salesman who traveled for business. His wife is Linda and his grown sons Happy and Biff have to deal with his and the problems he is facing in this moment. Willy started to experience problems during sleeping and he talked so loud to himself the he woke up everyone else. They are experiencing financial problems. 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.
The story shows a man, Jay Gatsby, that was raised from nothing get an opportunity of a lifetime to change his whole persona when he meets Dan Cody, the man who gave Gatsby a new identity. Overtime Gatsby’s infatuation with wanting to live the American dream evolved when he met Daisy, thinking she was the last piece to his puzzle of fulfillment. Gatsby bought a house across from Daisy, kept pictures of her in a scrapbook, and even used Nick, his new neighbor, to get reunite with her. In the Great Gatsby through the disillusionment of Gatsby, F Scott Fitzgerald highlights that money and other pleasurable things are only a superficial gateway to material
Similar to the plot of the play, Hansberry’s father bought a home in a Caucasian neighborhood and after the family settled into their new home, a brick was thrown through the window almost hitting Hansberry (Plays and Playwrights, 1540). The law during this time segregated neighborhoods, and the family takes it upon themselves to reform the social system. Through reform and support from the National Association for the Advancement of the Colored People, the Hansberry family was allowed to continue living in their desired home. Segregated communities are a commonplace in the play. Within Marxist theory, stable societies develop sites of
When examining Bruton’s personality, the reader can sense that he is a sarcastic, hardworking welder that did not succeed in college, but learned about “people that don’t have hearts no bigger than a bird shot” (Gautreaux, 200). He is married to an uninvolved wife and together they have four daughters who each have young illegitimate children: Freddie, Tammynette, Moonbeam, and Nu-Nu. Each Tuesday is like the Tuesday before without any changes. Bruton is left with all of his grandchildren while his wife leaves for the casino, and each daughter is off to their own desire. He does not seem very proud
The Third Dumpster by Gish Jen Every culture and society have a different way to deal with their parents when they grow old. In this story we deal with two brothers who have lived in America all their lives, while their parents have lived there for fifty years, it’s about how to nurse your parents when they grow old, do they leave them behind? Or nurse them? Or build them a house? It’s about the struggle the two brothers meets while trying to build the perfect house for their grown parents in America.
Anyway Monnie is somewhat popular and known because of his music, he feel that it could possible be their way out of the struggle but he doesn't want to let go of his job to give all his time to the music. He’s been thinking about it and the smart thing he has done is save up from every check to make sure his son straight just incase he quit and rap doesn't rap. While his grandma is chilling showing him love P.s. grannies love their baby boy. Living in a two bedroom house Monnie had no choice but to
His first instinct after having such a whirlwind of a night is to go to his brother and tell him about it; not to go home to his girlfriend, but to see his brother, his family. After the collapse, Jeevan spends the first few months with his brother in the sky rise apartment and finds that he “ha[s] never felt so close to his brother” (179). Throughout the first two months after the collapse, Jeevan is extremely optimistic; this combined with spending so much time with his brother shows how much happiness he finds from family. Additionally, twenty years after the collapse, Jeevan has settled down, found
The title of the story is ironic because the story is very short and happens so fast which is in 60 minutes. In addition, after Louse or Mrs. Mallard loses her husband, instead of her grieving and feeling lonely, she feels relieved. This is evident when she murmurs “Free, free, free!” (Chopin 70). When one loses a husband, it is expected of her to mourn but in this case, it is ironical because Mrs. Mallard feels relieved and free from her husband’s desires. Another ironical scene is whereby Mrs. Mallard’s husband did not actually die as Chopin writes “He had been far from the scene of the accident, and did not even know there had been one” (70).
He showed his shortage of fatherhood through the flashback that John agreed to have Johnny held back a year in school, straightforwardly owing to his selfish want to leave the school, which is the genesis of their poor relationship. John was an only person building an invisible barrier between him and his boy. He chose to be irresponsible and distant from his son, which engendered "their distance one from the other was greater than ever"(page 3). Secondly, he prioritized alcohol, which could strongly control his life and made him become irresponsible. For instance, "on the evening of the banquet, he was a little late getting home, having stopped in for a few drinks with a customer"(page 3).