He had been dead for nineteen days, he was 24 a young man who went out to find true meaning to life. Chris had a reason for leaving, it didn't not say why but with the viewpoint of the movie he had a dysfunctional family and an abusive father. He wouldn't have left without knowing what was causing the problems but this prompted him to take this trip. However he loved his sister to much to leave but chris wrote to her once saying that she was the only one who understood him. After he made it into his journey he set out to find out the desire of belonging.
When Howard was 6 years old, he decided he wanted to ride the ferris wheel at the county fair . All of his classmates were too scared to go on the ferris wheel . But Howard was not . Howard rode the ferris wheel 3 times , and the next day he was excited to tell all his friends what fun he had on the ferris wheel . When Howard was 8 , when his friend benny was playing baseball , and benny made a home run over the fence , the fence where the Beast lived , he jumped over the fence and got the baseball back for his friends , even though his other friends were too scared to face the Beast .
Now, everything was gone. First his friends, then his family, and now his career. Alvin was drenched in a deep sweat, worrying about what is next to come for him. He went home to think about life, and saw glimpses of his childhood life again, where he didn’t have to care for a family, or run a business, and it all seemed simpler. He lied back in his bed and looked up at the ceiling, falling asleep.
The rough family life brought him very close to his two sisters and his mother. John Stanley would not give John Wayne the appreciation he wanted, so he looked at every opportunity to make his father proud. His Congenital heart condition did not help this cause, but only made John Stanley more disappointed in his son. Though he once said he was “never good enough” for his father, John Wayne Gacy said he never
Ben realizes how being with Dallas could hurt her in the long run. He’d never considered this before because he didn’t think she’d want a long term relationship. He knows that there is no getting around hurting his family but he can spare Dallas if he really wanted to. Dallas opens up to Ben and tells him about when she was younger she got raped by her uncle. Other than Dallas and her mother, Ben is the only other person in the town who knows Dallas’s secret.
In addition to Brian’s job he will be married by now to a very kind and quiet women much like himself. Specifically, these two will be immensely loving and supporting for their future children. Brian tells those in detention, “..I don’t like my parent’s either, I don’t...I don’t get along with them..their idea of parental compassion is just, you know, wacko!” Due to his upbringing, Brian will make it a priority to never treat his children the way his parents treated him growing up. On a positive note, everything Brian endured and overcame in high school has led him to a positive future with a wonderful family and successful job. High school isn’t necessarily the best four years of everyone’s life.
This is apparent to Artie who states that Anja’s death and his heart attacks has aged his father not the years he spent during the Holocaust. He was sexually involved with Lucia but he never loved her. Vladek described her as very beautiful, but still he was not in love with her. He chose Anja over her. He chose not Anja not because other money but because of her kindness.
Gatsby was raised by poor farmers in North Dakota. He never accepted that fact and did everything he could to not end up like them.When Gatsby opens up to Nick about the past he states, “In his own imagination he was a son of God, destined for more.” He wanted to be rich and successful. He was able to get the money he wanted but there is one thing that he could not get, Daisy. When Gatsby went off to war Daisy waited for him for a while then settled and got married to Tom; old money. She would have never wanted Gatsby if she new the truth, that he was poor.
After realizing it’s not his parents fault for being poor he says, “Seriously I know my mother and father had their dreams when they were kids. They dreamed about being something other than poor, but they never got the chance to be anything because nobody paid attention to their dreams” (11). His parents had a conflict with the world, they had aspirations, but since they were living on the reservation they weren’t given chances. This conflict reveals that Junior is understanding because he knows people on the reservation aren’t given any real chances to accomplish anything the only way for him to get a chance was by leaving. While talking to Mr. P about his sister, he realizes, “Had she been hanging on to her dream of being a writer, but only barely hanging on, and something made her let go” (39).
An article by Newsweek which was from September 22, 2008 called "A Son Finds His Way" by Dennis Milroy. It is about a man talking about what happen during his childhood. He explains that his parents were never there for him when he needed them. His parents were alcoholic but they never doubted their love for him and sister and certainly they were not abused. He did many things that got him into trouble but it was him to be blame for all his reckless behavior.
And another part of him couldn 't help but wish de Foix was his father, as he had first thought. There was also a small part of him that wished he hadn 't grown up in the Court of Miracles but in a safe and happy home with a loving family. However, a much larger and rational part of him was grateful and accepting of the man his childhood had helped him become. If he had grown up privileged and as the heir of Belgard, would he be the man he is today? Even so, Porthos had to admit he wasn 't pleased with his own behaviour these past few days.
I disagree with the author that Chris McCandless was a crazy person, a sociopath, and an outcast, but even though he was very bright, he made some decisions. Before entering the wild Chris had just recently graduated from college with his degree. He was an intelligent student without any street smarts. Upon his departure, he left behind his sister whom he loved very much and his parents who he was upset with. That was a feeling he had especially about his father.
Wes Moore wrote this book because he realized that the fate of the other Wes could’ve easily been his. The Other Wes admired his older brother Tony and even though Tony tried to keep Wes off the streets he didn’t listen and his mother didn’t want to believe that
He had come back. He had learned to ignore everyone 's comments about what a loser he was. He had managed to turn his life around and had become a responsible guardian to his sister 's kids. Three years later, the now 7-year-old Jessica and the 4-year-old Johnny were the meaning of his life. He had never thought that he could love those two little kids so much, but here he was now working two jobs to make a living for them.
The wedding was set up by Janie’s grandmother in order for her to ensure Janie had a stable life as she grew up. Even though Logan was not a bad man, Janie did not love him, and ended up leaving him for her second husband, Jody. Now, Jody was a great man who had ambitions and treated everyone the way they should have been treated in the beginning, but that didn’t last very long. A few years into the marriage, Jody started beating Janie because of his own insecurities that were too much for him to control. The main two of these insecurities would be jealousy and his own aging body.