Dee Ann was left obsessed with what had happened. Every year her husband brings up the names of those involved, hoping he would say them and she would just let it go like nothing happened (Yarbrough 632). Because of this, her inability to let go, Chuckie was often away from home, and Dee Ann feared he was cheating on her. She almost questions his friend, but “if he has looked surprised, it would have worried her, and if he hadn't, it would have worried her more…” (Yarbrough 637), so she doesn't ask. What he's father did to her mother caused he to have no trust in her own husband.
Even though his father thought that school was just a waste of time, his mother knew that if Mark were to go to school he would have a better life than what he had growing up. Mark states, ¨When my mother began dropping hints that I would soon be going to school, I vowed never to go because school was a waste of time¨ (1). As his story goes on you see his mindset change. From him stepping foot into tribal school and meeting the Principal, to him getting the news his father had beaten his mother ferociously. Anger being built up inside of him.
Doodle’s disabilities affected him from birth so he was not treated equal and his brother wanted him to learn the things he should already know. What prompted Doodle’s brother to help him was embarrassment which over came all of his feelings. Being different was hard for Doodle but at times it was harder for his brother to put up with because, as the narrator states, “Doodle was my brother and he was going to cling to me forever, no matter what I did.”(Hurts 159). Unfortunately Doodle was told he would never live and because of that he was never taught anything as a child. It would take Doodle a long time to learn everything.
“A Spartan father had no right to decide whether to rear his newly born son or not.” (Document A) If his son was healthy, he would be sent away at seven years old to train for the military he would soon be apart of. If his son was not healthy, he would be left outside to die. This puts strain on a family, causes grief for the siblings, and is very distressing for the mother. Another disadvantage of Sparta's military is that the boys only learned reading and writing to a certain extent, since their military was their main priority. According to Document D, “The Spartans learned to read and write for purely practical reasons: but all other forms of education they banned from the country,...” If an man wasn’t interested in fighting and wanted a strong education, he was simply out of luck since in Sparta, killing others was more important than schooling.
Since his father could have been dead he would have given up. He wouldn't have anybody, he's alone alone so why fight to live? However Elie was not going to give up on his father, not yet. Gravediggers were coming to throw out all who were dead; so many people were being thrown out. Elie was scared they were going to throw out his father, he tried waking him but nothing occurred.
Just like teens today Holden just wants someone to hear him out and understand what he’s feeling but at the same time he feels like explaining his feelings is useless. “ …. The night Allie died… I broke all the goddamn windows with my fist, just for the hell of it, i hardly didn’t even know i was doing it…” I personally think that his quote that Holden says about the him finding out about the death of his brother Allie is the meaning of when his phase started. He felt lost and he didn’t know what to do, he felt like he couldn’t talk about it with anybody except his sister phoebe. In the beginning of the novel it explains how Holden 's roommate Stradlater asked him to write a meaningful essay for him about anything.
They say world war one had a big impact on families, well this is how it impacted on my mine. When my dad left for the war I thought I would never see him again. I had been crying for a half-an-hour, and now it was time for him to go. I gave him the biggest hug I have ever gave to anyone and he said to me “I will be back don’t worry, I love you bumble bee”. Bumble bee was his nickname for me, and hearing it for, for what I thought would be the last time, brought me in a river of tears.
But if you as a parent put your child down and make them feel bad for doing something wrong is where you mess up. No human is perfect so you shouldn’t expect a child to ace everything they do. That’s where Willie’s dad went wrong, he expected too much from him and when he got injured it’s like Willie’s dad’s dreams were ruined. That’s how the family slowly started falling apart, the father and son relationship wasn’t all that good to begin with and now that he’s injured really messed it for the both of
I tried hard not to think about them, but it was hard not to. I feel like if would have my father in my life, everything would of been different. It broke my heart when family members would tell me that they would see him like five minutes from my house and he would not even bother to say “Hello” or anything. My mother, I love her to death but it hurt when all of the sudden she disappeared and did not get to see her in five years. My mom had my brother
He felt a compulsion to imagine that this fate was befalling the two people who were most dear to him (his father and his fiancée). The fact that this obsession was completely irrational was evident from the fact that his fiancée was nowhere near the orient and thus unable to be subjected to the torture and his father had actually been dead for several years. The only way in which he felt this could be avoided was if he undertook a series of elaborate tasks. Another incident when he believed that his fiancée would come to harm unless he did certain actions. She was about to leave the town and while walking along the road on which her carriage was