When Cole is banished to the island, he is filled with a whirlpool of swirling rage. In the novel, Touching Spirit Bear, by Ben Mikaelsen, Cole Mathews is a misled young man, who has a knack for getting himself into trouble. Raised by his abusive father and alcoholic mother, Cole’s personality is built upon a foundation of anger and pain. All of these unaddressed emotions cause Cole to commit crimes and bully other kids. With nobody to tell him otherwise, Cole convinces himself that neither of his parents want him.
The violence that the main character, Amir, experiences leads to him feeling guilty for rest of his life, which breaks up the relationships that he once had in his previous years. Amir’s guilt turns brother against brother and friend against friend. In the novel, The Kite Runner, Khaled uses the character, Amir, to demonstrate how violence leads to betrayal, which creates guilt within oneself, and ultimate destroying relationships. The impact of violence on Amir leads him to betray Hassan, his only friend, brother and servant by running away from helping Hassan. Amir’s first experience of violence is when Amir wins the Kite fighting Tournament, and Hassan, runs off in pursuit of Amir’s trophy.
KR-J1: In “The Kite Runner”, by Khaled Hosseini, family was very important. It was a recurring topic that made its way in just about every chapter of this book. The family that was focused on was that of Amir, and his father who was known as Baba. Amir was a child that did not feel accepted by his father, and felt the need to impress him at any moment that was presented to him. Baba was a typical father that expected his son to be into athletic things such as soccer and such, and when Amir tried things of that nature, he felt bad because he was not as good as Baba had hoped.
When Malachy gets a job, he is unable to keep it because he gets drunk and loses the job. This is a pattern throughout the novel, and never changes. Even when his family does come into some money, his alcoholism gets the best of him once again. There is an apparent cycle of poverty that exists through the novel. Poverty can easily become a malicious finger- pointing circle, and Angela participates in this “game.” She constantly nags Malachy of his alcoholism and his northern accent and odd manner.
In the beginning of the story, Brother recounts the day Doodle was born, saying that he was a disappointment as soon as he entered the world. The narrator was not satisfied with his brother, which resulted in the horrible things he thought about him. Brother said that “It was bad enough having an invalid brother, but having one who possibly was not all there was unbearable…” As a result, the narrator enjoyed torturing Doodle, threatening to abandon him multiple times. He even took Doodle to see the casket that was built for him, and forced him to touch it. The narrator basked in the control he had over his brother.
Also, he is considered idealistic as he is always thinking about the aftereffects of disclosing the information of the baths to the public; in his case he believes he would get popular but it turns out the reality of situations hits him hard. The third characteristic is honesty, believing that if he tells the truth to the public then he might get the support of the community. The first main significant theme that Ibsen uses to explore Dr. Stockmann’s character is Principles. Dr. Thomas Stockmann is a man of principles and is willing to fight for what he believes in. His dedication is on display throughout the play, as he is steadily stripped of position in society, his home, and his job for refusing to be silent about the town's unhealthy, contaminated Baths which is considered to be his central motivation.
He then has to learn from both internal and external conflicts that occur at and make him into a better person, into a person that becomes a loyal friend, one that wants to save himself and the other boys, even though they don’t want to listen to him, everything he does he wants to save them, but make them into better boys, not act like savages. In the beginning Ralph had a very big responsibility as the chief and is leader of all the boys on the island, Ralph starts out showing the boys that he’s tough, he even lets himself make fun of Piggy, call him names, make him look stupid because of his weight. What Ralph doesn’t know is that soon he will need his help, and Piggy is going to be the only one standing by him, and seeing the truth, that the only way to service is in peace and order. Throughout the novel, Ralph learns to create a sable and peaceful society for the boys to live in, he tries to teach them the right thing, and that the fire is the only thing that can save them all, but Jack wants powers, and won’t stop until he gets it, this all tests Ralph and
Siddhartha’s son is spoiled and doesn’t cooperate with the life style he is now living in. He tries to figure out how to please the son while feeling pity for him. It doesn’t work but he learns something from his due to his acts. “Look I am fighting for him, I am courting his heart; I shall capture it with love and with friendly patience. Someday the river
Self-concept and Perception Impact Interpersonal Communication Self –concept is an idea of the self constructed from the beliefs one holds about oneself and the responses of others. Jim’s self-concept impacted his interaction with his father in a negative way. This is only because Jim is not his father and doing things such as his father expected from him. The way we want our children to be is our own self-concept but it doesn’t always turn out that way. Jim’s self-concept is, “I just want to go to school and do the best I can and be normal.” Such as hang out, party a little from time to time, basically living his own life not the life of his father’s.
Because of his addiction, he is thrown out of his home by his parents. His father smacks him in the face, calls him trash and throws him out on the street. Not long after Lucky finds Dove. Dove is a drug dealer who decides to help Lucky and takes him into his home, where Lucky is to be his runner. Lucky seems happy to be working for Dove as well as living with him and there seem to be a light ahead for him.