Another reason this is true is based on the fact gained from “Why Suicide?” book which stated “39% of all youth suicides are completed by young people who have lost someone of influence or significance for them to think about or commit suicide”(Why suicide, page 48). This quote from “Why Suicide?” reveals to the readers that almost 40% of suicides caused at a youth age are because a significant family member has passed away. With this information it can be detained that a teen is more likely to commit suicide, if a stir in their domestic life occurs from a family member passing away. Overall it can be shown that domestic tribulations reflect comprehensively on the bases of teenage deliberation on committing suicide and actually
Consequently, this causes a major breach in their lives. In addition, the economic background also drives the Greasers to illegal acts such as shoplifting. In another example, the reason why Dally fights against the world, lies, cheats, stoles, and disrespects women and children is that Dally grows up in a street gang. In most case, the living environment forces those who live in it to involuntarily change. Furthermore, family background is also an important aspect of the gang’s behavior.
Corruption are include giving or accepting bribes or inappropriate presents, double dealing, under-the-table transactions, manipulating elections, diverting funds, laundering money and defrauding investors. Payoffs and kickbacks were excessive in the police department after Frank Serpico entered the New York police force in 1960, especially that which involves taking payoffs from gambling and drug dealing organizations. When he refused to take the bribes, the fellow officers saw him as potential danger and assigned him to another precinct. Serpico had tries to appeal the corruption to his department superior but gets nowhere. His campaign and the resulting complications and harassment within the department bring a negative impact on his mental health.
For example, “A black man employed by a Minnesota trucking company had racial slurs directed at him and was the target of graffiti written by fellow workers.” (Smeltzer, Terry L. LeapLarry R) Its acts such as these that make the case for restricting hate speech in America. Hate speech has been linked to causing health problems, advocates for hate crimes, and causes emotional instability in the person receiving the insult. Hate crimes and hate speech have gone on throughout history with Hitler and the Jews, America and African slaves, and more recently white Africans and black Africans. We need to restrict hate speech even if it means having to change the first amendment of the
He relates his skin color with being poor, he explains how poverty leads to crime and signifies the relationship between police brutality and race. This shows how hard life is to be an underprivileged person of color in the United States, with a kindness on issues with police cruelty. Tupac explains how he feels after waking up in the morning contemplating suicide, thinking should he kill himself? he is tired of the fight and struggles an being a poor underprivileged black man in America does not help. He tries to explain that even the police who take a vow to protect and serve turn the other cheek not caring the slightest, but if they shoot a black person they are called a hero.
When a black man named Tom Robinson is accused by Bob Ewell of beating and raping his daughter Mayella, Scout and Jem’s dad Atticus, who is a lawyer, defends him. Because of this, the kids deal with a lot of hate from the townsfolk but pull through it. In Tom’s trial, we meet Mayella and Bob Ewell. Bob was the one who beat his daughter Mayella, not Tom. Tom is accused anyway, however, because of his race.
This disgusting man took advantage of a poor immigrant girl. This is an example of the way the upper class mistreated the lower class and got away with it in the capitalist society. The family goes through many trials caused by other people, the same way many people in the lower class society went through in America. Events like these are the reason “The Jungle” initially appears as literary fiction. Although the novel may appear as literary fiction early on, it takes a twist around chapter 21 when Antanas Rudkus dies on the streets.
Damasio, commonly known as, “El Tilcuate” was another one of Pedro’s many workers, and alike the others, he has been corrupted by greed. Both of his names hint to his corrupt character: “El Tilcuate” refers to a type of black viper which attacks humans, fights with other snakes and devours them, while Damasio means “domador” or tamer. Pedro Páramo offered this greedy man a small property in order for him to pretend to be a revolutionary to keep off the real revolutionaries off his land. Damasio acquired the land he desired, but lost his morality along the way: he became corrupt.
This shows the tension between the tenant farmers and the authorities. In several places in The Grapes of Wrath, there are examples of this fear coming out to harm the Okies into submission. One instance of this appears when a third person narrator explains that “ the owners hated [the Okies] because the owners knew they were soft and the Okies strong, that they were fed and the Okies hungry; and perhaps the owners had heard from their grandfathers how easy it is to steal land from a soft man if you are fierce and hungry and armed. The owners hated them,” (Steinbeck, 300). This awareness of the potential threat brought with the Okies and other farmers was a large source of the persecution shown to the lower class in 1930’s California.
Another way we can see how Joe is jealous and mad at Spunk for stealing Lena from him is when Joe says, "Spunk's done gone too fur"(Hurston). Joe says this because he feels envious and annoyed that Spunk is spending more time with Lena than he is, and that Spunk should not be trying to steal another man's wife. Being the onesided character that Joe is, Joe also depicts himself as static character that never changes from the scared person he is. When the narrator describes Joe's movements the reader can easily pick up that Joe is afraid of Spunk. Once while the locals from town were all gathered at the town store the narrator describes Joe's maneuvering after Joe hears that Spunk is with Lena again by saying "He stood there silent for a long moment staring blankly, with his Adam's apple twitching nervously up and down his throat"(Hurston).