Have you ever gave someone so many things and they always ask for more? You always keep giving and giving until you have nothing to give, all you want to do is make that person happy and they stop asking. All you want is the person to like you and be happy, but you are running out of things to keep yourself happy.In the Giving Tree, by Shel Silverstein uses personification to show the relationship between the two characters. Always giving so much to someone is not always the best thing to do.Soon enough the tree gave the boy everything and then the tree had nothing left for itself. The tree just kept giving the boy everything so the boy was happy, when the boy was happy the tree was happy also.
The tree just wants the boy to be happy, and the tree was not able to grant the boy happiness. The only time the tree was happy was when she saw the boy happy.It says in The Giving Tree that once the boy played on the tree, he would sleep in her shade. “And the boy loved the tree… Very much… And the tree was happy.” This clearly shows the tree’s affection for the boy.Overall, the boy takes everything from the tree, and the tree is still loving him back.In The Giving Tree, it never talked about the boy’s upbringing and his family, but he was always asking for things.All we know about the boy’s life is when he was young he would come to the tree everyday and play on it. As the boy grew older he came less and less and asked for more and more. “I don’t need very much now”, said the boy.” “just a quiet place to sit and rest.” The boy doesn’t need anything because he has taken it all from the tree.He never learned his lesson and in the end still asked for things.In the end the boy was still unsatisfied and didn’t appreciate the tree.In the end, The tree was used as a nice and kind friend the boy never
As a result, family bonding is decreasing and kids are not prepared with hands on experience. Parents want to be nice, so their child will love them more and they can be the “cool dad” or “cool mom” in the child’s heart. But it should be the parents’ job to step up and do what is best for the protection of a child, which can be read in Cari Romm’s online article from The Cut, “Is It Really Possible for Parent to Be Friends With Their Kid”. Also as the world to grow wealthier, it seems children are no longer enforced with chores and responsibilities by parents possibly due to the fact that they no longer appreciate the value of money. So in result they believe that money can solve problems and responsibilities.
Pushing other for success can be harming to them, although you may not see it because you are blinded on only helping them rather from just enjoying their presents instead of thinking and caring of what other people say. For example, A short story by James Hurst “ Scarlet Ibis”. Hurst tells a tragic story of doodle a disabled child and his brother. Doodle’s life is like a series of love and complication. Doodle doesn't give up because he is shown desirement although he goes through occasional cruelty by his brother.
The Lor family showered Walt with gifts to show their gratitude. This was hard for Walt to understand, the idea of continual gift giving to show gratitude was unfamiliar and he tried to refuse every offer. This was now the second-time Walt helped Sue, she was determined to make him a friend whether he agreed or not. The Hmong people were opposites of Walt they were a collectivist culture. Feeling loyalties and obligations to an in-group: one’s extended family, community or even the organization one works for (Adler, 2017,45) The elders were respected and treated in high regard and the youth pushed to obtain skills for the family.
He is not controlling his children’s futures. He makes it so that they can grow up the way they want to. Scout hangs out with Jem and Dill often and she acts like a boy. Most of the women in maycomb does not like it, especially her aunt. So she convinces Atticus to tell Jem and scout to live up to their names of the Finches.
Amy was so nervous that the boy would never like her after he met her family and saw how different they celebrate the holiday. In the short story it also says “ you must be proud you are different. Your only shame is to have shame.” This shows that the mother explains to Amy that she must always be proud of her culture and that she should be proud she is different. Amy then understands that she is different and she should be proud of it and thanks her mom for having such a cool culture. This short story clearly demonstrates the theme of sometimes your culture may be different than other peoples, but you should be proud of it and who you
Then you will have money and you will be happy” The tree keeps saying “then you will be happy” The tree only benefits by the boy being happy, but really the tree doesn't benefit at all. But even in the end of the book the boy gets too old to do anything. The boy goes and sits with the tree which is now a stump and the tree is finally happy. “The Giving Tree” has shown theme and character develop through two of the main characters of the book. The theme has developed the character by showing how the boy has connected with the tree and how the tree connected to the boy.
However, Atticus did not ask her for help or ask her to come to the house. Some people believe Atticus isn 't a great parent: his kids walk around alone, his kids disrespect Boo Radley, and his kids do not act “correctly”. On the other hand Atticus portrays many examples that prove he is a good parent. In conclusion Atticus has many great traits that make him a good parent: he is a respectable man, he is loved by his kids, he is willing to do anything to help out anyone. He demonstrates great manners and that they— Jem and Scout— have or will soon develop.
In our modern society everyone wants to be happy. But for many of us, happiness is an elusive, fleeting state that we can capture only for a moment, before it floats away like dust in the wind. In the novel, “Into the wild” by Jon Krakauer and “The Pursuit of HappYness” by Chris Gardner, both authors have a main character that look to find their own meaning of happiness and strive to achieve it. The book “Into the wild” is about a young man from a troubled family who was enraged by the moral lapses of his mother and father and their multiple failures as parents. McCandless also had a love of nature and adventuring in the wild.