A brother making his younger sibling touch his casket is very cruel Then threatening if it is not touched you would be left alone, which is Doodle's biggest fear. The brother manipulates Doodle on purpose. This shows cruelty from an older sibling making their own blood suffer for matter enjoyment. This point could be considered "tough love" to some and make him mentally stronger as a person. So it depends on how you interpret the brother's motivations for wanting to teach Doodle these skills.
Giving him that money pissed me off. I was mad at myself but even madder at Dad. He knew I had a soft spot for him the way no one else in the family did, and he was taking advantage of it” (209). Although getting played by her father, Jeannette learns a valuable lesson about managing money and how to be strong. We see in the end of the book that almost
Stephen King’s thrilling short story “Word Processor of the Gods” focuses on how technology can affect someone’s sanity. When given the chance to change their life, people take advantage of that and abuse it. Technology has taken over our lives and it could take our sanity if we let it. Some people are strong, but others are weak because they are full of envy. The dynamic character Richard was one of the weak ones because he was envious of his brother Roger.
It was there morbidity. This was the real issue between us as it had been between her and my father,”(45). James’s mother is desperate to cure her son of his lies, so much as she doesn’t realize that she is hurting him. James’s mother is distraught and is upset with the fact that he is an outsider and unlike his other siblings. Because his mother does not understand his problem James is yearning to get away from her and find out who he can be without being under the influence of her.
If I was in the father 's son shows being screamed at and also being hurt I would feel desperate, hopeless, but jealous. In the end the author showed that selfishness and lack of sympathy are lessons that should be brought up around the world in the end to boy who did nothing to hurt his older brother got in trouble for his actions while his older brother got let off, so throughout the story the author proves a made up example of what showing lack of sympathy and selfishness can do to you in your
It was me who wasn’t sure. It was me who lay on the cot wondering if I was fooling myself.” Steve’s mother’s encouraging words made him rethink his guilt. He feels bad for making his family go throw this, as he feels her pain. Steve’s mother’s insight into the crime makes Steve feels as if he is innocent. Ordinarily, he is relying on others’ to see where he stands in the crime and if he is innocent or not.
Some of the issues that most trouble Holden are adult phoniness, religion’s phoniness, and school’s phoniness. Because of Holden’s brother’s death, and his own acute intelligence, Holden is better able to see societal flaws. However, he never truly forgives society for its flaws, he only forgives the people he sees as genuine: his sister, Phoebe Caufield, older adults, and young kids. Holden has personal
It is that crucial moment when I renew my humanity or become a lie” (Shanley). Throughout the play Sister Aloysius had doubts about Father Flynn and her doubts grew bigger and bigger because from the get go, Sister Aloysius knew there was something odd and dubious about Father Flynn.Father Flynn had freakish reactions towards Sister Aloysius whenever she brought up Donald Muller, he managed to manipulate Sister James’ thoughts about the situation and convinced her that he was innocent, and lastly, Father Flynn took advantage of a vulnerable boy by becoming a part of his life and having a strong “friendship” with the boy. Is Father Flynn innocent? On the second to last scene of the play, Sister Aloysius claimed that she talked to the last parish, Father Flynn worked at and he blew up and started to worry by asking several questions and begging not to lose his reputation, which did not work out so well for the fella. Sister Aloysius’ stated, “ But if he had no such history, the lie wouldn’t have worked.
Observational Study: A Behavioral Experiment Who is friendlier men or women? Are young men or young women? Are older women or older men friendlier? I this paper I basically went about doing some research on people to find out who was friendlier. I chose this because you know how your grandparents or even the older group of people are always saying that us younger generation are rude and very disrespectful well I wanted to see if this was so.
Troy states that his father was greedy and would put his own personal needs above the needs of the family. This, in turn, caused Troy 's mother to abandon him, leaving him without love from a parent or anyone to show him the correct way to treat females, a sin that affects his relationship with Rose as an adult. His father 's treatment of Troy made Troy believe there was more to his suffering than what was humanly possible "The gal jumped and run off...and when my daddy turned to face me, I could see why the devil had never come to get him...cause he was the devil himself"(Wilson 52).This metaphor used by Troy, adds a certain weight to the gravity of his situation as a teen. His father wasn 't just cruel but was the devil, a symbol of pure hate and all evil. The way Troy 's father treated him would cause Troy to run away at a young age and would be forced to steal and rob.