Although he has felt confused and angry since discovering his father 's infidelity, Biff Loman does have the potential to pursue the "right" dream, if only he could resolve his inner conflict. Biff is pulled by two different dreams. One dream is his father 's world of business, sales, and capitalism. But another dream involves nature, the great outdoors and working with his hands. Biff explains to his brother both the appeal and the angst of working on a ranch.
Willy hits at the root of the problem when he asserts that growing population is ruining the country and leading to maddening competition (Miller 12). Willy’s son Biff is equally a lover of nature, an outdoor person, who loves to be on a farm all the time. But in the capitalistic society where there is cut throat competition “to get ahead of the next fella,” Biff finds himself a failure (Miller 16). He expresses his disgust at the claustrophobic environ of a typical office job where one has “to suffer fifty weeks of the year for the sake of a two-week vacation, when all you really desire is to be outdoors, with your shirt off” (Miller
In William Faulkner’s Barn Burning, Colonel Sartoris Snopes ("Sarty") creates his own individuality as he try’s to resolve battle between justice and his loyalty towards his father. Being raised in 1895 by a poor family, Sarty has to adapt and work under the circumstances at a very young age. The Snopes are a family of sharecroppers; they work on farmland owned by wealthy proprietors. The antagonist, Abner Snopes, develops his own justice system by setting barns on fire. By doing this it sets a boundary between Sarty and Abner furthermore, by doing this it gives Sarty a pick and choose senior between him and his father.
Since where he lives isn’t a wealthy place to live and doesn’t have a decent life like he would wish to have. Guy is the father of Little Guy and husband of Lili. Guy works cleaning bathrooms at a plantation to support his family. However, Guy is ashamed of the menial work he does, although he truly loves his wife and son, he dreams of starting all over again. Guy is tired of living the life he’s currently living because his father was once struggling, “ How is a man remembered after he’s going?
She started screaming and this scared Lennie so he kept shaking her to get her to be quiet. Her screaming continued to scare Lennie, so his reaction was to shake her harder, until he unintentionally broke her neck. Lennie ran into the brush so he wouldn’t have to face the wrath of the guys in the ranch. Curley threatened to kill him and all of the other guys were going to try to murder him as well. George thought it was best to kill Lennie himself as they talked about the nice place they’re going to get.
Willy says [nothing her mending] “what 's that?” Linda says “just mending my stockings. They’re so expensive” Willy says [angrily, taking them from her] “I won’t have you mending stockings in this house! Now throw them out”(Miller 26)! Willy got mad very quickly because he knew that he cheated on his wife; Willy had bought the woman some stockings, so when Linda said something about stockings, he went into a panic so he started yelling at her. In the play, it shows Willy is soft and insecure not just a crazy man.
He recognizes him and take a picture of him to send to his friend, but when the flash accidently goes off, the man 's nose starts to bleed as he screams “get out” multiple times. Chris is completely shook by the event and the next morning him and Rose decide to leave. When they are getting ready, Chris finds a secret box of Rose and ALL the workers that work at her house. As he tries to leave, Rose refuses to give the keys away and they attack Chris and try to put him under hypnosis once again, this time to make him a slave forever. This transition sets us up perfectly for Act 2 by finally moving on with the story, and making us change our central question.
They get wantin’ to fight all the time." However, Steinbeck has also depicted George as lonely at times even though he has Lennie. Although, George and Lennie have a strong friendship, george does get lonely at times as he doesn’t have time to talk to other people since he is constantly looking after Lennie. This displays their unequal friendship.George also constantly mentions how he’s frustrated that he has to think and act for both of themand that “if [he] was alone [he] could live so easy. [He] could go get a job an ' work, an ' no trouble... [He] could take [his] fifty bucks and go into town and get whatever [he] want.” Of the other characters, Crooks and curley 's wife also show signs of desperate loneliness.
As James realized he was going to be late for class, he had to push through the bullies and as he tried to run through them he was brought to a punch right to the gut. James dropped and tried to crawl away, but was dragged right back into “Bullies Circle’’ James yelled for them to stop, but they just laughed and continued to shove him and kick his books around. Finally they got bored of him crying so they left. James went home, but this
Everyone in the town thought he was the one because the girl that was raped was white, and he was black therefore he surly did it. Violence is also a major theme in this book as well. Violence is seen throughout the books at unexpected times. The first seen was when Scout, and Jem wanted to scare Boo Radley from his house. There was gun shouts, and the children had to run to safety.
Men are always expecting women to be in the kitchen and men acting all manly. Putting a women down is not good because if once a women is risen from that putting down you’ve been doing you won’t be getting up after. Mona Hayes was later on released from jail in 1939. Mona Hayes ran into her ex Sharpe multiple times in public which always ended up in a sexual harassment. Some of the by standers had informed the police about it and she had been seen running away from all this violence.
Many of these people were left jobless, homeless, and without hope. In the novel Of Mice and Men, John Steinbeck portrays the hardships workers faced during the Great Depression. George Milton, who is one of these workers, struggles to achieve his dream. George dreams of owning his own ranch, however the Great Depression and his relationship with Lennie make it a difficult endeavor. George dreams of living on his own ranch where he can be self-reliant
The Cahills were cornered by the Holts and the Holts ask for the clue but the Cahills were trying to stall. One of the Holts cannot take it any longer so he grabbed Dan by the neck and started to strangle him. Amy 's heart sank and she gave them the bag that the clue was in just to save her brother. Nellie found them and asked if they were okay and they said they were alright in a sad tone. Things were looking bad until luckily when they opened the bag the Cahill 'a cat ate the notes and the Holts leader raged and tried to get it out.