Gregor was defined by what he thought of himself, and when everyone started to tell him what he was, his thoughts about himself changed. The rejection of Gregor by his family is evident throughout the whole story. The first time it happens is before anyone has even seen his new form. A detail in the story says, "In the room on his right there followed a painful silence; in the room on his left his sister began to cry." (Page 5) This hurricane of emotion was solely based on how Gregor had not gone to work that morning.
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.
Later, Ona was made to sleep with her boss and enraged, Jurgis attacked him. Jurgis was sent to jail after an unfair trial. Once released, he discovered that his family had lost their house and were living in a poor boarding house. In addition, Ona gave premature child birth which resulted in her and the child dying. This tragedy was too much for Jurgis to handle and he resorted to drinking.
Conrad tried to contact her again but her parents blew him off. Later at his grandparents, Conrad in the newspaper, “nineteen-year-old Skokie girl...dead in her car early Saturday morning”(Guest 210). Conrad thought that Karen was in recovery for her depression. This sent Conrad into a spiral of despair and he didn’t know how to handle it. This loss added Buck’s loss was way too much for Conrad to handle.
Who was the first owner of Ruby Pier. A lesson for him to forgive his father. It was also difficult for me to forgive such father, a father who’s been cruel to him since childhood. Even after his knee was injured because of the war. A father who never talk to him since then.
Troy 's hatred of his father acts as a catalyst for many moments in Troy 's life, in negative and positive ways alike. Unlike most fathers, Troy 's father didn 't leave him with a material possession such as a house but instead left him with emotional baggage that crippled the earlier and later parts of Troy 's life. From the beginning, Troy 's father was abusive to his mother and all of his siblings. Troy and his family worked hard on their father 's farm and endured his bitterness towards being a sharecropper. Troy states that his father was greedy and would put his own personal needs above the needs of the family.
Ayla changes the clan, her new family, around her in her first years, and they change her too. Normally, Clan people would never interact with the “others”(believed to be Cro Magnons). But after an earthquake kills Ayla’s parents and ruined the Clan’s home (a cave), their paths cross in a rather roundabout way that serves as the starting point for this novel. Creb is a crippled shamanistic figure in the clan, and because of his disabilities, he has never had experience dealing with children. He called his sister Iza over to look at Ayla’s eyes, because Ayla is crying.
The two fought and Haemon ended up taking his own life. When the new got to his mother, Kreon’s wife Eurydike she also took her life in grief over the death of her sons which her other son died in the war against Polyneikes. Kreon blamed himself for everything that has happened, he was torn and had his servant helped him to get to his chambers. He then came back to another disturbing new that his wife is dead, he realize he was truly cursed and had no one to depend
Their grandmother’s demise occurs when George is home along with her. Buddy is always shown as the bully and gives his brother “Indian rope burns [and] the Spoon Torture of the Heathen Chinee” (King 416-417). Buddy, George’s older brother, abuses his power and size to harm his younger brother instead of protecting him. People who abuse their powers to cause harm to others are cowards who cannot face the real world and Buddy is a prime example. He is a sadistic coward who has malevolent intentions and finds pleasure in harming his own brother, harming one of the most important relationships that one can be blessed with.
He wanted to defeat the British in every way but he had lost the support and respect of his clansman because of his actions. Without the help and support of his village he knew he wasn’t going to be able to defeat the British alone and he was defeated in the end. So much had changed so quickly in his life and everything had just got the best of him. He committed suicide and that was very disgraceful just like the same type of death his father suffered. Okonkwo is the protagonist and tragic hero of this story.