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.
Chris McCandless didn’t have it easy growing up in his household. His parents would always fight which he didn’t want to be in that house and around that environment. McCandless one day had enough of he drama and set out on a journey. His journey would impact his life, as he was out of society and in the wild. His journey would lead to his death, but seemed like he achieved by living in the wild other than in society.
In the novel The Outsiders by S. E. Hinton the character Darrel Curtis is unquestionably influenced by his gang as it prevents him from being successful to becoming the father of the gang, and overall being someone to look up to. Darrel, or Darry has always wanted to become something amazing in life, but sadly when his parents died in a fatal car crash, he was left to raise his two younger brothers, Sodapop, and Ponyboy. More specifically, Darrel chooses his gang over his potential future to care for his friends but sadly, “. . .
Into the Wild Chris McCandless was an adventurer. On his adventure, he called himself Alexander Supertramp. He departed from Emory University in May of 1990, where he had just recently graduated. He set off to explore Alaska and the Western United States until July 30, 1992, when he reached his final resting place: the abandoned bus in Denali National Park where he had spent the past four months. He was only 25 years old when he died of starvation.
People are born with free will, yet most succumb to the peer pressure that others dictate. In Walden, Into the Wild, and Grizzly Man, Henry David Thoreau, Chris McCandless, and Timothy Treadwell journey beyond the confines of society and explore what their world had to offer. These men are unique because each of them hold certain opinions, and act based on their judgement, which are not persuaded by society, but rather, forged from their beliefs. Parents take the best course of action for their child, even though that child might think otherwise. Chris McCandless escapes the control of his parents and society in order to live a fulfilled life.
In the section “The Cattle of The Sun God” of The Odyssey there is one specific example of this point. It is when the crew is told to not eat Helios’s cattle ,“No sooner had I caught sight of our black hull, than savory odors of fat eddied around me” (Homer line 895-898). Odysseus went to go and pray to Lord Zeus and he fell asleep, he left his men all alone with Helios’s cattle and his men were starving. In a prophecy Odysseus learned that if his men ate the cattle they would all die. Since his men were starving, they killed the cattle and ate them.
Thus showing that the american dream is not a great dream after all. The main character Willy had big dreams and ideas for his family future. He maybe saw himself in one of his son’s named Biff, Willy wanted him to be a great worker on the business world but after Biff failed math he believed that he had ruined his life. In Willy’s eyes biff failing
Wingfield abandoned Amanda and her children. Something that left a lifelong consequence on the family since his son Tom had to mature at an early age and serve has the breadwinner for the family. Distraught by the abandonment of his father’s and unable to let go, Tom generates displeasing memories of his father behavior. He did not only blames him for the misfortunes in his life besides; he also blame his behavior as a contributing factor to why he walks out on his sister and mother. Tom, who went away from his mother and sister sees it as a way of getting away from his mother who did not only blame him for not telling them all about Jim (Laura’s suitor) moreover; did not appreciate him despite all he did for their family.
Eddie can 't deal with all the press and hatred that was being slashed onto their family name which is why he moves to California with his own family. Eddie 's life dramatically changed after Sam 's arrest making it impossible to continue. Lee recalls about Eddie, "he was so embarrassed and humiliated and couldn 't face people around town. He 'd just lost his job and he wouldn 't leave the house." (148) Despite the fact of running away from his blood, it 's only because of the want of keeping his own family safe.
One day after, Danny woke up in water, he didn’t see Woofy. He was so worried that kept running around and shouted Woofy’s name. After an hour of searching, he found his dog, in a state of trauma, his leg was injured by a floating log. Danny quickly brought Woofy out of the water and take him to the side of the mountain and try to see how to heal him, but he had nothing to heal the dog. Three days later, Danny thought that he really need to get some food, or else he would starve to death, but all his bullets were washed away by the storm, he was already starving while Woofy almost died.
Ralph has noticed a drifting between the boys, due to both of him lacking leadership, and to the hunters’ growing free-spirited but crazy morals. He noticed the longer they were away from home, the more sanity they loss. Within the last few weeks, Ralph lost his two only friends due to the horrid actions of the hunters. Seeing Stanley killed for the humor of a hunter, and glimpsing at Simon being stabbed and torn apart both made Ralph realized that not only the voice of reason and justice is gone, but also their hope of redemption, to be rescued. Even after counseling and therapy, Ralph himself felt like those mere five weeks were dreading, endless years, as if he matured throughout time spent on the
Anyway, the black fish was actually mean. It bit one of the fish, so that one died, and the third fish (the yellow one that was after the first goldfish that died) jumped out of the water and landed on the carpet and died because of that stupid black