The young boy, Paul, had asked his mother about luck and if she was lucky herself. After her reply, he then told her that he was lucky too. Unknown to his mother, the boy gave this statement because he was secretly gambling on horse races with the aid of the family’s gardener. The gardener and the boy became very successful and became very wealthy. The boy had begun participating in this activity because he had noticed that they family was in need of money.
This showed that Hester thought of only herself and she wanted to get all the money at once on the proclamation that she had to pay back her debts but instead of paying her debts, she spent all money in extravagant. She gave more preference on money than her family and she declared that her husband was unlucky. Paul health was deteriorating day by day and his mother got worried about his health and she suggested spending some time to seaside but Paul did not agree as he had to know the name of winning horse. This evil incarnation had taken the life of Paul as he caught with brain fever when his mother came back from a party and she found him unconscious by occurring ‘Malabar’ , ‘Malabar’, the name of winning horse. Exactly, the horse, Malabar got victory but Paul found dead on the bed.
Her rage against Pat’s family brings back a bet that was made between Randy and Pat’s father. It’s an all-or-nothing bet that will result in the loss of an enormous amount of money if Pat’s father loses. If the Philadelphia Eagles beat the Cowboys in their next game and if Pat and Tiffany win a five out of ten in their dance competition, Pat’s father will win the parlay. Despite discovering that Tiffany wrote the letter from Nikki, Pat continues to rehearse with Tiffany until the day of the competition. After winning the bet, Pat has a short conversation with his ex-wife, Nikki.
In the play A Raisin in the Sun, the man in the house; Walter makes a quick decision to give insurance money to the character Willy Harris so he could buy a liquor store. As a result, his decision causes Willy Harris to take the money which causes an apathetic mood in the story and creates a loss of hope in the family. This shows Walter to be spontaneous and quick to trust. Walter has always had dreams of owning a liquor store because he thought he would make profit. He’s very passionate about his fantasy, “...You see, this little liquor store we got in mind cost seventy-five thousand and we figured the initial investment on the place be ‘bout thirty thousand, see.”(79) But none of his relatives think it’s a smart idea.
When politics gets involved in family affairs, relationships often become tense and go awry. This is especially true for Willie and Lucy Stark, the once happily married parents of Tom Stark in the Southern United States during the 1930’s until Willie’s obsession with politics leads him to develop flawed character traits such as arrogance and infidelity. While disputing the issue of their son’s participation in football in the novel All the King’s Men by Robert Penn Warren, Willie and Lucy Stark each use strategies described in Thank You for Arguing by Jay Heinrichs in an effort to get their ways until the issue is resolved. As the spotlight shines on Tom for his outstanding performance in college football, he becomes arrogant similar to the way his father did from his political success. Willie is
In 1941, Orson Welles directed a movie that many now consider to be the best movie ever made. With eight wins and twelve other nominations, Citizen Kane stars Welles himself, playing newspaper tycoon Charles Foster Kane, who was based on the real-life William Randolph Hearst. The story immediately begins with Kane’s death, and his last word sparks a wave of curiosity among journalists, leaving them to investigate the meaning of the mysterious “Rosebud.” During the film, the audience learns that Kane, although wealthy, was not necessarily happy; he had lost love and respect numerous times throughout his life, and each of those events forced him into a deeper state of isolation. On the other hand, 2010 movie The Social Network, directed by David
The Great Gatsby directed by Baz Luhrmann depicts how a man named Gatsby is lost in the past because of his love for a girl named Daisy. It is an interesting point of view considering the fact that Gatsby is a very wealthy man in the 1920s. His whole life is mostly about trying to get back the love of his life and he loses his ability to use common sense on his adventure. Midnight in Paris directed by Woody Allen shows a writer named Gil lose interest in his wife named Inez as he finds way nicer and better people while mysteriously time traveling to the 1920s in Paris. On his journey he finds some of the most famous artists and authors of the time period that inspire him on the book he is writing and also on the decisions he should make with
Age and Literature 1.About Fitzgerald and Gatsby Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald (September 24, 1896 – December 21, 1940) was an American author of novels and short stories, whose works are the paradigm writings of the Jazz Age.His grandfather is a millionaire,so families had a tradition of uppers classes,but his father generation economic power plummeted.so his first love called Ginevra broken up with him because of his poor,his fiancee called Zelda Fitzgerald also killed their marriage because his meager income.Until his famous masterpiece published in 1920 and he became overnight sensation,So they married in 1921.Since then,he mostly wrote the American upper class,the characters in his works aimed at the pursuit of material success,also can saying this was his own life goals.He admired the luxury of the upper class,but on the other hand,he also saw the empty essence about this kind of voluptuous life. When it comes to Gatsby,in the novel,he lived in luxury,held party everyday, there are tons of people and the lights were on full blast,but no one had seen Gatsby.Actually,during the war,Gatsby fall in love with Daisy,but just like the author’s experience,Daisy refused him because of his poor,but married with Tom.Five yeas later,Gatsby made a
How far would you go to reconcile abhorrent actions in your past to create a better future for yourself? In “Babylon Revisited” by F. Scott Fitzgerald, the protagonist, Charlie Wales, has to win back the trust of his former sister and brother-in-law to regain custody of his daughter. A man of once great wealth and circumstance, married to the love of his life and the father of a young daughter, Charlie was on top of the world. Following a stock market crash, presumably during the fallout from Black Tuesday which triggered the Great Depression, Charlie’s family life quickly began to fall apart. “Babylon Revisited” gives us Charlie’s first person view of how he planned and tried to put his rocky past behind him, mend ties with his family, and create a brighter outlook for his daughter and himself.
It addresses the tough life of people who suffer living problem such as, money, are treated and looked down on. However, they upper-class pity their conditions and take them in. One of the main aspects of this movie is the old-fashioned depictions of a maid 's sufferings and duties and the formal events of life in 17th-Century Holland. The movie shows the challenges to morality if money needed or greed is involved. First of all, The movie shows Holland in 1665, begins with the story about a young girl’s life; after her father, who was a tile painter, lost his sight.