With everything going on in David life he felt sorry the most with what was with his father and what he had to deal with when he was a young boy, Although there relationship isn 't so close Wes and his fathers was worst. "I suddenly felt sorry for my father- not as he stood before me at the moment, but as a boy"(David,115). Wes didn’t have a close relationship with his father and that lead to Wes not knowing how to get close to his son. If Wes didn’t know how a relationship was supposed to be with a father and a son how would he be able to provide that for his son. Wes does love and care for his son but they both don’t have a close connection with one another.
In chapter 10, Siddhartha admitted to this misery, “He felt deep love for the runaway boy, like a wound, and yet felt at the same time that this wound was not intended to fester in him, but that it should heal.” (Hesse 126). Siddhartha experiences true suffering for the first time in these chapters. When Kamala died, he was sad, but not as much as the pain of losing his son. One of the hardest things for him to do was for him to let his son go. He knew he didn’t belong.
During the story, it is revealed that he had a lot of bad influences in his life. For example he had his father, who was emotionally abusive, and constantly compared Gordy to his brother Dennis, who passed away months earlier. His father showed indifference towards Gordy and his passions, and he only seemed to care about Dennis. The indifference his father had, had taken its toll on Gordy, and he constantly complained of being “No Good”. Besides his father, Gordy had a few friends that weren’t good influences, people like Teddy or Vern, constantly were recklessly messing around.
Robert Bly, the author of Iron John, wrote, "The savage man is wounded and prefers not to examine it," which says a lot about how men, starting from early boyhood, compartmentalize or stuff away their painful experiences and negative feelings into some forgotten realm of their unconscious minds. Emotionally wounded boys grow up to be wounded men because the wounded boy remains lost wandering somewhere within these realms of the man 's unconscious mind. Bly rightfully pointed to the dilemma facing every man who has not worked through the wounds of his boyhood -something is lost in every boy that they must reclaim later through their personal lifelong inner and outer quests. Anger is a reminder that the man 's quest to find the wounded boy and to help heal him is still unfinished. Where does the angry man begin to look to heal his wounds?
My first piece of evidence is how Harry Potter has a hard life is because when he was a toddler his parents died. That would make Harry’s life hard because they were not there for Him. When he felt different feelings or tried new things, his parents weren 't there. How would he be able to know what was right or wrong?, And what he should and should not do? The answer is, he would not be able to know.That shows that he has a hard life because he would not have those memories, and feelings of his parents and he could go down a bad path without them.
Though he truly desired and strived for a more pleasant life, the tools available to him growing up are exactly what caused his troubles. Rejecting his environment through solitude and alcoholism, he succeeds only at excluding himself before others could, drinking to forget before anyone remembers, and quitting before getting a chance to fail and regret. Henry’s actions reveal a paradoxical strive for escapism through practices that are evocative of and indeed endemic to his unforgiving environment. In the beginning, the young Henry ha optimism in life and his dreams and actions depicted this positive mindset. In that early, the writer shows that Henry subscribed to the concept that one chooses to thrive or fail.
The author presents him as a curt, impatient, egocentric as well as a desperate alcoholic father, which is definitely not a fatherly figure. In order to understand how his choices have completely impacted his father-and-son relationship, we first need to understand this eventually came to happen. Firstly, John did not spend enough time with Jonny and he had a lack of consideration along with paternity. For illustration, John always used the idea that Johnny was "only a twelve-year-old who wants to be left alone" (page 3) to excuse his misgiving. He showed his shortage of fatherhood through the flashback that John agreed to have Johnny held back a year in school, straightforwardly owing to his selfish want to leave the school, which is the genesis of their poor relationship.
Having all happy memories of his childhood, Holden wants to stay in the past with the happier moments and memories. Thus, explaining, he is not fully ready to be an adult and that he is not fully ready to leave his childhood either. Putting this memory before Holden crosses the street is very important as he is constantly reminded of his childhood while crossing. This shows up twice as he calls out to his deceased brother, a big part of his childhood, and experiences fear
Since the narrator felt embarrassed at the fact that he has to roll his brother around i a wagon, not because he wants to help him get better. He felt no sympathy for Doodle until he died and even then he doesn’t even mention that he loves him. Poor Doodle, he put all his faith in his brother thinking that he was trying to help him get stronger because he loved him and wanted to see him get better, but in reality he was just pushing his limits so he didn’t have to roll him around school. “ They did not know that i did it for myself; that pride, whose slave I was, spoke to me louder than all their voices, and that Doodle walked only because I was ashamed of having a crippled brother.” (Hurst 355) The narrator had no feelings of the brotherly love for Doodle. He only felt that he was a “slave to pride”, he pretty much thought that pride made him do it.
He tries to teach him to be tough because that’s how he knew to grow up. He’s Always talking about facing the devil, symbolizing his dad. Since troy doesn’t know how to love properly, or be loyal, he isn’t loyal to rose. He’s selfish in thinking that he deserves more than rose does. He looks for happiness in another female because he thinks he’s fulfilling his duty of being a man because he provided materials to his family.