Jurgis did things he knew that were wrong to survive, while James would rather starve then eat a ham stolen by his son. Although Jurgis and James went through similar experiences, their lives were completely different. I feel that the quote “I have to believe that when things are bad I can change them” by James Braddock cooperates well with each of these characters because of the way they never completely gave up. To wrap it all up, Jurgis and James have changing physical appearances, strong family dynamics, and values, which they have learned from
These factors come into the book to help Robert grow as a person and mature into a man. Robert proves his maturity and his coming-of-age through his ability to accept his responsibilities. For example, he knows he is responsible to help feed his family and make income. This can be seen in Chapter 14 when his beloved pet pig is butchered because of it’s inability to provide income. This shows his ability to accept his responsibilities and not squander money on a pig that would never produce offspring or
He is Jems and Scouts father and he takes an active part in his children's upbringing. His kids have a lot of respect for him and listen to everything he says. Atticus is the father who has dinner with his kids every night and he reads to them. Atticus is such an honest man and he teaches his children to be honest and take reasonability for their actions. He disciplines his children without striking them.
Despite all the horrors that they face, the small family shares a deep connection. This allows for meaning and value in their lives amid all the suffering and pain. The existence of this relationship makes the struggle worthwhile. Many of the days the man and boy spend together they are working toward a common goal, the man teaching the boy about many things and the kid teaching his father to not leave the other good guys behind. For example, he coerces his father into giving food to an old, nearly blind man.
From the looks of Antwone’s life he has continued to thrive and give. He is a family man caring for a wife and two girls, but also a speaker and a writer. Levinson also noted that middle adulthood is a balancing act, such as balancing young and old, Antwone is a writer, a father, and a husband yet he still strives and struggles to battle his past noting he will always have scars and that some of the things such as his beautiful kept home are to show people, such as his foster parents that he has overcome (Kuczynski,
Memorable Quotes “Yam stood for manliness, and he who could feed his family on yams from one harvest to another was a very great man indeed”(Achebe 33). Throughout the novel, yam is mentioned pretty consistently. This emphasizes masculinity which help define Okonkwo and his character. The quote shows how important it is to Okonkwo to show status and masculinity to the people of his village. This also represents the importance of image to him and shows that he is self-conscious about himself.
As a father Atticus has done everything he can to maintain his children, Jem and Scout, informed of what really is like out there in the real world. Honesty seems to be Atticus rout when dealing with life. In times Atticus will lose trial but the courage he has won’t allow him to give up on innocent people, like Tom. Atticus is the definition of role model to follow. He’s a great father to his children showing the the truth will always push them forwards in life.
Louie Zamperini did not only hold serenity in the toughest moments in his life, but he also tried to save the sanity in his fellow soldiers. Him, along with Phil and Mac, spent many long hours stranded on the raft. Louie encouraged the men by discussing their memories, and retelling stories of practical jokes, and sharing recipes. These discussions eased their suffering, and “as they imagined themselves back in the world again, they willed a happy ending onto their ordeal and made it their expectation” (Hillenbrand 153). In like manner, the narrator in If by Rudyard Kipling stresses that in particular, a man must remain strong even if he must stand alone.
He learned that patience is necessary to succeed, when he saves his wife from the suitors. As you can see Odysseus learned many things while on his journey. In The Odyssey, Odysseus learns many things through his trials. The Odyssey teaches that everyone is shaped through their trials. It also teaches that we don 't need to be prideful, but that patience is necessary for us to succeed.
He was able to depend on his friend and avoid starvation in the camp. Having that friendship made him stronger in the fight against death. Elie also experienced receiving support and resources from his family. “ ‘Here, take this knife,’ he said. ‘I won’t need it anymore.
They were hungry, and thought that the efforts of three might bring about more food than that of one. Therefore, they joined forces, and headed towards their homes together. Surprisingly, as they traveled, the three soldiers became friends. Albert would admire Timothy, Timothy would wonder at the curious old man named Sam, and both the men held a deep respect for the courageous and inspiring boy. After a few days of traveling, the soldiers came upon a large village.