Through lack of motivation in caring for his life, Frank Gallagher is the epitome of a Phlegm character. As an alcoholic, Frank is extremely careless about his life and his families lives. Throughout his entire life he has never been employed and has sat around and collected disability checks. With the little money that the Gallaghers have, Frank's eldest daughter Fiona tries to financially make ends meet in order to compensate for Frank’s unemployment. Fiona takes on two jobs and even asks the younger kids for money to pay bills, while Frank selfishly steals their money to spend it on his alcoholic lifestyle. After being asked not to spend as much money Frank often ignores his family and drinks until he passes out wherever he’s at. When Frank
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If Frank still is adamant on leaving his wife I would remind him of what he is willing to lose in the situation. Is Frank willing to start paying alimony and child support? Is Frank ready to lose his nice house and possibly nice car? Is Frank ready to estrange his relationship with his children? Does Frank understand that he is teaching his sons how to act as a husband and a man and that they may
Frank committed a large scale crime, and was sent to a higher security prison. When Frank arrived, he learned the Penitentiary was unforgiving and broke spirits. “His lips were colorless, his fine teeth looked yellowish. He glanced at Alexandra sullenly, blinked as if he had come from a dark place, and one eyebrow twitched continuously” (Cather 103) Frank was portrayed as the antagonist in the entire book, except readers will sympathize for Frank
He would take food at night when everyone was sleeping. In the play, it's mentioned that everyone had to ration out their food, and also that the food was supposdly been eaten by the mice. Mr. Vann Dann stealing food from the Franks even when they were equally sharing is selfish and a reason they should have been kicked out. Not to mention, Ms. Vann Dann's flirting with Mr. Frank is a rude and disrespectful action. In the play, Ms. Vann Dann says, "You're an angel, Mr. Frank, I don't know why I didn't meet you before.
“If life is a process of choices... to make choice a dozen times a day is to move a dozen times a day toward self-actualization... because self-actualization is an ongoing process” (111) these are the words of Abraham Maslow an American psychologist. In the story “Sonny’s blue” narrator was born in the street of Harlem, a worst place for any children to grow up. Only a person who escaped from Harlem knows, it is a hell in earth, where little boys used to steal from stores and young people became addicted to drugs. Throughout the story, narrator was living in pain only because he was too afraid to choose anything. But Sonny, younger brother of him was very close to self- actualization.
Sickness comes in many forms, but perhaps the most misunderstood form happens mentally. All of the events that happen to the main character in The Catcher in the Rye, Holden Caulfield, are caused in some way or another by his mental illness. Holden Caulfield is a boy who drops out of school and travels to New York City. Holden makes irresponsible decisions like when he travels to New York City by himself without permission which affects him mentally. Holden’s mental illnesses affects his decision making,specifically his decision to stay in school and his inability to connect with people.
Frank beat Albert as well as Charlotte, Albert’s mother. One particular incident involved Frank beating Albert with a lead pipe. From these incidents, the police knew the DeSalvo’s very well, as they had arrested Frank numerous times. The money that Charlotte made as a seamstress fueled Frank’s alcohol addiction. This addiction lead to his inclination to prostitutes, and frequently abused their services.
However, at the same time, Mr. Walls is the biggest problem in the family. Mr. Walls is a heavy alcoholic that drinks all of the family’s money away. When desperate, Mr. Walls would even steal money from the family. The drunk Dad would curse at Mom and
The selling of one’s soul to the devil is caused by one’s goal to obtain something of great value like, fame, fortune and power. Which leads one to getting hurt or losing everything. The story and the movie had various motivations, by dealing with the consequences. Foremost, In Washington Irving's “The Devil and Tom Walker” demonstrates his motivation of greed by dealing with the devil.
Each time a child dies, depression from the McCourt parents builds, which forces Frankie and his siblings to care for themselves more than usual. Another effect of the death of the child is Malachy 's relentless drinking, and Angela 's smoking. However, this has a domino effect on the remaining people in the family since they would spend the few dollars that they managed to scrape up on cigarettes and alcohol; “There may be a lack of tea or bread in the house but Mam and Dad always manage to get the fags, the Wild Woodbines. They have to have the Woodbines in the morning and anytime they drink tea (McCourt 138).” It is obvious that the smoking and drinking are detrimental to the family, but the McCourts trap themselves in an endless loop.
Giovanni’s Room What is background information on your author? An American writer by the name of James Baldwin wrote the novel Giovanni’s Room. Baldwin was born on August 2nd of 1924 in New York City, New York. He had been born to a single mother; however, when he was three years old, she married a Baptist minister known as David Baldwin. Baldwin grew up referring to David as his father, and he followed in his father’s footsteps by becoming a youth minister while he was a teenager.
He is the friend of Drey’s older brother Mike, who got locked up for dealing drugs for Frank. He feels a responsibility to Drey to watch over her and provide for her and her mother. At the same time, Frank wants Drey to start learning how to move his product and become a dealer herself. During the school dance, Dunne confronted Frank as they both offered Drey a ride home. The initial reaction is that Dunne has never met Frank before yet he is so adamant about not allowing Drey to get into the car with him.
Look at the world and think about what has changed over the past centuries and see if we can determine why it has now become what it is today. Our history has plenty of technologies and other products that have risen in the past five or six centuries, but now have changed a bit that might not be good. Almost everyone has some type of habit in their lives that they deal with and some are worst than others, but a habit can lead many down the wrong path if the habit is used extensively. The book that I read was Forces of Habit and it deals with the history of alcohol to drugs that we know of today.
I.) Scarface – The film has two major story arcs, Tony’s introduction and work under his boss Frank Lopez, and his rise and fall as a drug kingpin. His steady transition as drug lord happens during the end of the first arc. We are then shown a series of transitional montages as to how he built his empire. II.) The Godfather – The film has one big arc that is then sectioned into 3.
A Psychological Analysis of Forrest Gump. The movie Forrest Gump (played by Tom Hanks) tells a story of a simple man and his journey through life. Forrest Gump’s story takes place during a time of historical significance in our country, The United States of America. His story began in the 1950’s, and ran through the 1970’s.
In the novel The Catcher in the Rye by J.D Salinger, the character Holden frequently expresses how sad he is. The cause of his depression varies, starting from Allie’s death to phony classmates to restrictive administration, but all these events and people contribute in Holden feeling worthless. He does, however, have one goal which is to become the catcher in the rye. Although this isn’t an official job title, Holden hopes that he can become a safe haven for children in need of catching. This is a very vulnerable ambition for Holden, because not only is he depressed himself needing aid from others, but connecting a person’s entire purpose of happiness on another person can be very difficult.