Terry Struggles to find out the cause of his father’s disorder, therefore he is unable to accept him. The theme of the story “Stop the Sun” is that understanding brings acceptance and this is shown to the reader through Terry’s frustration, embarrassment and finally his understanding. The theme which is understanding brings acceptance is shown through Terry’s frustration. After asking his mother about his father’s PTSD, he was told it was because of the war, but Terry knew there was something else, something specific that had happened; “ But it bothered him whenever it happened. When something bothered him, he liked to stay with it until he understood it and he understood not part of this”(50).
One of the first acts of rebellion that Gogol preforms occurs right before he enters college. “In spite of his parents ' sanction he feels that he is overstepping them, correcting a mistake they’ve made” (101). Gogol makes his own decision to officially change his name to Nikhil. Ashima and Ashoke do not necessarily agree with this decision, but they let it slide since Gogol is old enough to make his own life choices. This action of Gogol 's represents Gogol distancing himself from his family and being introduced to independence.
Now, as his entire life is thrown away, he has to find a new job. Not only does this handicap force him to think about his identity and his personality. If he had been more humble in the beginning, Dove wouldn’t have found it necessary to play a prank on him to have him become more humble. Slowly but surely, Johnny’s self-pride transforms into pride for his country. Once Johnny fully overcomes his psychological handicap, a new opportunity comes for him to heal his physical handicap as well.
Both protagonists are misplaced young souls, who desperately try to break out of their predetermined roles. Unable to comply with the upper class-pressure, Holden escapes his station to live the adult life. However, because of the lack of understanding from his surroundings and a disability to comprehend the nature of adulthood, Holden fails to find an identity and conform to society. In contrast to Holden, Tambudzai is
Certain scenes from the film are also repeated like the conversation about picking up Jeremih or the jump cut of the husband and wife’s kiss goodbye. These scenes are messy and distorted because they are a memory, and not an expression of reality. The jumble of plot points and repeated shots give meaning to the narrative as they express the father’s imperfect yet ever present memory of his family. He constantly thinks about what his life used to be like; and as a result, like the plot, what he perceives to be his reality becomes a chaotic mess. Second, the plot’s discontinuity is an example of authorial expressivity in which the author further communicates the theme of life after death.
But then his father says that someday he will understand the meaning of this. Now Jhumpa Lahiri does not tell us as what it meant for Ashoke or how it will be a significant quote for him she is just trying to portray the thought of Ashoke that he is trying to make his understand that how a name is significant for oneself. Lahiri also has shown guilt feeling of Gogol changing his name into Nikhil. By the name, his father wanted to give him a trans-cultural identity , but for Gogol his new name Nikhil is more sexy, cool and normal to him as to previous
Sarty slowly develops into a man of his own deeds throughout the course of the story. Sarty finally comes to understand that blood isn't generally thicker than water. Sarty just had to overlook the love and the relationship he had with his father Abner to see the wrong he was doing and the controversy he was causing in the
The protagonist Holden Caulfield is liberated from his warped personality and finally begins to realize his aversion of the grown-up life that change is inevitable and always accompanied by a sense of loss. Not accepting the changes in the surroundings and his actions makes him immature and not a trusted narrator. Avoiding issues by not facing them in the first place makes him being followed by disappointment constantly. For instance, in the beginning of the book Caulfield mentions his own opinion on leaving places and we know that when he was thirteen years old his little brother died. Instead of repairing the wounds and flesh he moves on like nothing happened the entire book until we find him in the psychiatric hospital as an entire breakdown.