These are some reasons why the Socs are a much bigger disgrace and a threat to society than the greasers. Behind the Socs’ innocent faces, there is just pure darkness. The represent the bad side to Tulsa, Oklahoma. The Socs never get blamed for what they do and mug people more often than the greasers. They taunt people for no reason and cause them to become aggressive.
When he misses his final exam, his parents talk the school into letting him pass. This is an example as to how excessive his parents are about Crabbe following their dreams. If he did follow everything his parents wanted him to do, he would become a non-independent thinker. Crabbe was becoming depressed for he was not enjoying life. Crabbe was depressed because when his parents planed out his whole life, he did not want to do those things and wanted to portray that he is independent.
There are some points in life where you lose faith in people, especially Jeannette Walls’ parents. Her parents left the family to starve, stole the money they were saving, and the dad was an alcoholic. After all of that happens, you start to lose faith in the people who you love and start to not trust them. The parents always did always save the day when they needed to, like when the father got $950 for Jeannette to stay in college because she couldn’t afford it. Rex said to Jeannette,” ...There are times when I think you're the only one around who still has faith in me...I don't know what I'd do if you ever lost it.
One way how Auggie is missing out on life is that he doesn’t have many friends. It would be hard to not have many friends and in the story Wonder, it states that his best friend lives over an a hour away. That would be hard to drive more than 2 hours just to see a friend. Another way how Auggie is missing out on life is that he doesn’t go to a normal school in the beginning and that would mean that not learning all the right things that you would need to learn in school. One way how Andrew is missing out on life is that he has only one friend which means playing and working with the same friend over and over again and never playing with a new friend.
Although Jerry doesn't include much narration about his relationship with his mom, it's clear to the reader that he loved her deeply. Watching her life waste away from pain and the therapies she went to, and then having to say the last goodbye to her forever from his life was a heart-wrenching experience. As Jerry begins his school year, he tries out for the football team at school, playing the position of quarterback. Jerry also tries to be a supportive son to his father, because he had never really developed a strong connection with him either. Jerry starts to panic when he starts to think about his future, his father's routine lifestyle isn't worth living up to for him.
They cannot let them rebel or strike or it will spell the end of all they know. Furthermore, the landowners and bank owners fear the Okies because of their massive population size; they have the power to overpower them. “Okies-the owners hated them because the owners knew they were soft and the Okies strong, that they were fed and the Okies hungry; and perhaps the owners had heard from their grandfathers how easy it is to steal land from a soft man if you are fierce and hungry and armed. The owners hated them.” (Steinbeck 279). The owners and banks know that the only way to keep them from rebelling is to stomp on them, separate them and ensure they are always hungry and without a home.
Jim starts to try to get shifts on the dock so he can make money to pay for his heating, but because of him not being able to pay the heating bills his heating is shut off. His wife Mae makes the decision to send their kids to her sister and parents so they have a warm place to live until they can pay the bills. Jim eventually gets the money and pays that same day because he can’t live without his kids because he promised he would never send his son away.
More than likely it’s the father who can’t deal with their kid being autistic because they don’t know how to help and care for them, so they leave. In this story it’s the mom and because she left it has brought Christopher and his dad together. If you think it’s sad it’s also good in a way because he has someone there with him. To love and care for him. 6.
As his family enjoys the money he makes to provide for them their lack of appreciation for Gregor makes him feel less human everyday leading to his physical metamorphosis. This physical change separates Gregor from his family socially. His new body prevents him from being able to continue to work and provide for his family ceasing is social status within the family. When the family ultimately decides to completely alienate Gregor from the family resulting in his death. Gregor was able to continue live after his physical transformation because his family still acknowledged him as their own.
With the continuation of these conflicts and the decrease of families financial resources “‘many have no choice but to send their children to work or marry their daughters early’” (The Guardian). Due to the problems, such as lack of resources, in the troubled areas, parents couldn’t do anything to protect their children from the cruel environment. They had no choice but to sell their children into fighting as a child soldier. Although some child soldiers are mindful about what they are doing, most are not given a choice therefore children should be pardoned for their