The full of experience always makes him to be a rational person. Pony boy start to want to the fight between Socs and Greasers to stop, here are basically three reasons that why he thinks so: They got psychological damage, it cause the death of his friends, and their gangs are very dangerous. First of all, one of Pony boy’s changes throughout the novel is influenced by fighting. Johnny was for self-defense, so he killed Bob. This passage in the novel shows us the psychological change of Pony boy : “A panic was rising in me as I listened to Johnny’s quiet voice go on and on ‘Johnny!’ I nearly screamed.
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.
In addition, according to social control theory, Bundy should not have strayed towards a life of crime. But if his family and his own personal guilt wasn’t enough, then it is likely that the direct control of the law would be ineffective as well. Bundy was raised in a healthy environment with good, upstanding parents who knew to teach him right from wrong with a church family to back them up. Even with all of these factors influencing him to be a good person, Bundy will still go down in infamy as one of America’s most notorious serial killers. Generally speaking, the deterrence theory is an encouraging concept but it is much harder to put into play than people would think.
Okonkwo ruled his household with a heavy hand. (Achebe, 13) You sometimes have to rule your household with a head hand to show them what’s right from wrong. Okonkwo had to put them in check since he ruled his household with a heavy hand. Okonkwo is like that because he has one passion and it’s to hate everything that his father loved because his father was a lazy man that’s why he is so hard on his wives and children because he doesn’t want them to be like his father. (Achebe, 13) Okonkwo is doing a right thing there because his father was a lazy guy and he doesn’t want that to happen to his family.
His other brother Johnny, was his nicer brother that made him feel more optimistic about himself and took down the pressure from Frank. As Rudy gets older, we see the challenges he must face and overcome them while still living in a world of negativity. Rudy and his whole family is portrayed as the main protagonist in the movie. Throughout the film, Rudy struggles to deal with his family mostly his father. During a father-Son moment, Rudy’s father tries to convince rudy and take away his dreams of Playing football for Notre dame.
“To be a champ you have to believe in yourself when no one else will.” Have you ever heard this quote? It's heartwarming and telling you that you can be the best when no one is watching. Sugars life was joyful. You can do the best as long as you try. Sugar worked hard for his spot and even tried to fight when he was 18.
Imperial Dreams, is about a young father Bambi (John Boyega) returning home from jail eager to care for his son Dayton, and become a writer, but crime, poverty and a flawed system threaten his plans. Imperial Dreams, shows the Masked Racism in Watts, Los Angeles and the cycle of crime and violence that has affected Bambi life so far. The movie shows the many obstacles present in the system that prevent those interested in rehabilitation to survive when place back in society instead of making it easier. This built up throw out the story as he urged to go back to his previous life of crime with his Uncle Shrimp (Glenn Plummer) to make ends meet. I feel like Bambi lost the lottery of growing up where he did, and could have been elsewhere.
It is easier to view something negatively if the risk associated with it is jail time. I think that the most harmful drug in our society is alcohol because of all of the deaths it causes. Alcohol kills people and people that drive while intoxicated also kill other people who are innocent. Alcohol is also easy to obtain so young kids and teenagers find a way to get ahold of it and they can drink too much because they are trying to be cool. Drugs contribute to global poverty because people become addicted and will do anything to get their next fix.
Thorn, additionally, is treated as the town drunk and is disturbed constantly by Tursgud and his goons. The twins, Ulf and Wulf, are also bullied by Tursgud. Jesper is the one most often bullied. Being a former thief and pickpocket, he is the least trusted on the crew and the first one to blame when an object goes missing. Tursgud uses this as an advantage during the brother band challenge and almost wins on technicalities.
The settings of a family which has a negative effect on family and boys. Mainly what the characters are inclined to do against each other, the dysfunctional family life and the one parent family. The story has increased my knowledge about gangs and the impact on boys, that positivity of one person is better than the adversity of a gang. The author Scott Monk message to boys is being in a gang, especially a criminal gang is a futile, it is informative in regards that boys can do positive things in their life, that the need to turn their back on gangs and violence. Another aspect is that fighting amongst each gang is fostering a criminal environment.