In the midst of all of this he finds a balance by focusing on what really matters. At the same time this keeps him focused on his main goal which is education. Education will be his family's way out of poverty. Through seeing his younger brother that is unemployed and will be having a child soon he looks beyond this and is genuinely proud of where he comes from. He realizes how strong his family is when he seems them fighting through poverty and making things.
His father died when he was only three years old, leaving the family in economic hardship. His mother struggled to raise eight children on her own. However, despite the financial difficulties, she realized the importance
His mom raised him in a way most parenta don 't raise their kids, he grew up believeing everything she said instead of learning what was really right. Life hit him really hard through the days reality started kicking in. The success of the movie is shown
Later Brady realizes just how much this is changing J.T. physically and mentally. “It had been about a month since I’d seen J.T., and he didn’t look so great. He needed a haircut, and his eyes were red-rimmed and seemed kind of sunken” (157). This is the first time in J.T.’s life that he had adult responsibility on the farm and he understands that growing up is not all fun and games. J.T. realized that he will have to work hard achieve his goals in life, and now
Through these happenings he was able to become a morally sound and dynamic character. He had to go through depression, euphoria, a short period of misery and finally he reached a point where he was able to hope even through all of his difficulties. He was able to find that even though life might be tough, tight and a sometimes miserable that it’s doesn’t always have to be that. He was able to become a round dynamic character all his own. Nobody forced him to change, he might been pushed in the right direction but all of the adjustments were his to make through reflection and taking
Before his father died he was trying to help but supporting him kept getting more difficult as time passed until he became incapable of helping. This can be seen in quotes right after his father died when he says, “I could see that he was breathing--in gasps. I didn’t move.” He knew his father was dying and did not help. After his father dies he realizes that it was not that he didn’t want to help, he was incapable of it.
He watched his father die, his mom and sister got taken away from him, and he was just struggling. He didn't give up; he kept up a fight. In today's world dehumanizing can be connected with bullying. People bully other people and that person that's getting bullied feel like hurting themselves or killing themselves. They get bullied so bad or dehumanized so much that they run out of options.
This all spans from him wanting to get his supposed girlfriend Dawn a Christmas present. Towards the end of the story, we learn that Dawn is living with another guy, possibly her new boyfriend. This is where the theme of loss begins to come in. Not all has he lost is his girlfriend, he has lost relations with his family it seems as well. “My parents.
His story argues that success isn’t important and neither is being admired by others, but that rather, having people who love and care about you is more important. In the story, there is an old man at a cafe who is very depressed and tried to commit suicide the week before. The young waiter knows that the old man has plenty of money so he can’t understand why the old man would be grief-stricken or need to hang out at the café (Hemmingway 9).
Daily challenges move us in the direction of huge success that may currently seem distant. When we are enthusiastic about finishing our goals every single day, we are slowly taking steps that are taking us to our larger idea of success. “I don’t run away from a challenge because I am afraid. Instead, I run towards it because the only way to escape fear is to trample it beneath your foot.’’ -Nadia