“Nothing’s planted. I don’t have a thing in the ground,” says Willy Loman towards the very end of Act Two. Shortly after saying this, Willy rushes home to plant a garden. He realizes he has no tangible proof of his life 's work, and in a final, desperate attempt to do something successfully, he becomes fixated on planting seeds in his yard, a very crazy and odd thing to randomly decide to do very late in the evening. Willy ignores his family and plants away, having no regards for how late it is, whilst mumbling things about how he must “add up to something” to the figment his dead brother.
His son, Walter Jr., shares his father’s ethical disposition. In Chapter 2, Walter Cunningham Jr. refuses to accept a quarter from Miss Caroline for lunch as Cunninghams never take anything they can not pay back. Scout tells Miss Caroline, "The Cunninghams never took anything they can't pay back—no church baskets, no scrip stamps. They never took anything off of anybody, they get along on what they have. They don't have much, but they get along on it" (Lee 26).
Complete opposite to Homer, with all his persistence, belief and ambition, Eddie dealt with depression and regrets for the most part of his “earthly” life. He had dreams about becoming an engineer - being a maintenance man was not a part of that dream but the war injury changed his life completely. Faced with the volatile relationship with his father, neglect and lack of praise, Eddie gave up on his dreams and resentfully accepted his life of regrets at the pier. Homer, on his
This is showing that Elie realizes his closeness with his father. Becoming close to his father allows him to not be reclusive and have someone to look forward to getting to the end with. Next, during the selection, Elie 's father was put in the line for the crematorium but Elie doesn’t let this happen. Elie
This indicates that Howard’s father respected Willy because one would generally only ask friends about potential baby names and one has to respect someone if they are their friend, therefore, it is implied that Howard’s father respected Willy. Willy’s fall from respectability is illustrated by how Howard, Willy’s boss, treats him. When Willy goes in to Howard’s office to try to get a job that doesn’t travel, Howard interrupts him
Why are these choices so important? A choice made by Mr.fisher that affects paul was when he overlooked the area and all of its issues. He didn't exactly say that they lived within feet of the muck fire, he also never said that tangerine was known for lightning striking on a consistent day to day basis.” mom would never say it but i bet we were both thinking the same, what else had dad “overlooked” about tangerine?”(pg.27). Both Mrs.fisher and paul had mixed emotions on dad overlooking such
But what about the miner who was able to put together something that kept him and his family alive by going into the mine? Has our self-righteous obsession with doing the ethical thing clouded our judgement? Has the little man crawling though those shafts not been left behind in this decision to ban the act? I would think we have failed the miners by banning the practices. The miner was risking it all to mine that coal but he had a reason to do so.
Otherwise we will have to labor by ourselves, and that was prohibited when we were in the Kingdom, but now nobody knows what will happen next.” “As long as nobody knows what will happen next, go and talk to him,” Eleanor said firmly. “No, no, I can 't, I told you I can 't.” “Then, throw stones like me.” It was the noon when Lord Swann visited the work site to observe the progress of the work. Lord Swann and Liam had a short conversation about the production of the wheelers.