My brothers and I felt hunger and pain from sleeping on the hardwood floor. We waited for my father to arrive and take us with him, yet he never came. Before I knew it, Halloween was just around the corner. Esther, the other kids that lived in the house, my brothers, and I went shopping for costumes. The other kids were allowed to select the best costumes while we got nothing.
Now, everything was gone. First his friends, then his family, and now his career. Alvin was drenched in a deep sweat, worrying about what is next to come for him. He went home to think about life, and saw glimpses of his childhood life again, where he didn’t have to care for a family, or run a business, and it all seemed simpler. He lied back in his bed and looked up at the ceiling, falling asleep.
Gregor Samsa’s Isolation in Frank Kafka’s The Metamorphosis All throughout Kafka’s The Metamorphosis, a constant theme of isolation shows through the main character, Gregor Samsa, who one morning spontaneously transforms into an insect. Kafka displays a motif of solitude from the beginning of the story through Gregor’s desire to stay behind in his room and not go to work or go about any of his daily responsibilities. From the realization of his transition to a vermin, Gregor’s isolation is even more evident because of rejection he receives from his family members who do not understand what happened to him. The immediate presentation of isolation in the story suggests a foreshadowing of Gregor’s further rejection and seclusion resulting in
Darry gets really angry and frustrated when Ponyboy does not get good grades, finish his homework to the best of his ability, or not take care of himself or not acting responsibly. Darry has high expectations of Ponyboy. For example, when Ponyboy slept in the park and came back home at about 2am, Darry got really angry and hit Ponyboy for the first time and then felt sorry when he ran away. We can see this when Darry says, “Where the hell have you been Ponyboy. You know what time it is, it is 2 O'clock in the morning you kiddo.
The story is about two brothers brothers who are very different. Doodle, the younger brother is very attached to Brother, his older brother, Brother is embarrassed of Doodle because has physical and mental problems that keep him from doing stuff that “normal” people can do. Brothers pride destroyed his relationship with Doodle by abusing Doodle, Forcing Doodle to learn to walk and swim when he didn’t feel safe doing so, and doing something that the doctor had said not to do, killing Doodle.
Telemachus felt that the men had sons too and so should know better. He is annoyed and tired of the nonsense that he is left to deal with since his father’s disappearance and has grown both angry and sad because no one was there for his family when the suitors came and disrespected the great Odysseus’ home. Telemachus also felt sad because he could not believe that his father is absent from his throne to keep peace in Ithaca. Telemachus is passionate in his speech. He lowers himself for help and wants the men to realize that things are going wrong while his father is not there.
He explains, “Increase of knowledge only discovered to me more clearly what a wretched outcast I was.” (pg. 133). This chapter features a key plot point, as Frankenstein decides to reveal himself to the cottagers whom he has been observing for many months. After exposing himself to the blind father, he is discovered by Felix, who runs him out of the house, fearful for his family’s safety. This rejection is a huge shock to Frankenstein, who felt a deep connection with the family after watching them for so long.
Gabriel Sandoval held a hand to his stomach as it seemed to come to life from within him. He lay in bed, dismayed at the thought of his family’s current economic situation, but thankful for Georgia’s balmy late spring. Winter without heating would almost certainly be their demise. “Sergio, do you need to use the bathroom before I turn the lights off?” Gabe’s mother spoke to her husband. “Yes, please, Luci, if it won’t be too much of a bother.” “Nonsense, let’s sit you up.” Gabriel’s heart clenched as he overheard his parents’ hushed conversation from their bedroom.
Now all he had to do was wait for night and for his father to fall asleep. Boo was nervous even though he hadn’t worked with fireworks before he knew how to light them he was just scared he may endanger himself in some way not giving a single thought to the fact that he may be endangering others around him. He pushed the thought from his head however because it was nearly ten o’clock, and that was the time his father typically went to bed. He crept down the hall towards his fathers bedroom to hear for the snores that would indicate his fathers deep slumber. Reaching the door he heard the saw like buzz of his fathers snore and continued down the stairs and out the door.
He is Hamlet’s love interest’s brother who implicates Hamlet’s success through conflict. Hamlet sparks the rivalry between the two families by killing some of the family members. By executing Laertes father and Polonius, this causes Polonius’ son, Laertes, to seek vengeance for his father. Consequently, Hamlet’s family goes against him and his love, Ophelia, kills herself. This demonstrates that family ties, even if not blood related, have serious impacts on Hamlet’s life which causes misery to overwhelm his life; this misery prohibits his success.