Another trait used that is similar to the traits of film noir is that Rick is always in control of the situation. Rick used to help the allies and fight, but since he can’t control war he left and came to the bar where he is king. He owns it and has everything in his grasp. From the visas that
As we know, Wes Hayden is one of the main characters in the story Montana 1948. By making very big decisions, he undergoes a big character change throughout the story. Wes Hayden, having grown up as the “Other Son” in his father’s eyes, has developed a good and rightful sense of justice through a bad example, his father Julian. Although he is said to be inexperienced, Wes has developed this sense of right judgment through the learning experience of life and his daily job. He is a victim of favoritism, and because of never being the one with the attention he has learned not to be like his bad father and his brother by teaching himself what is right in others eyes, not the eyes of his dad.
A sociopath does not feel emotion towards others, and only looks out for the good of himself, which perfectly exemplifies the protagonist in this novel. The word sociopath describes a person who has little to no emotions towards people and other living things beside themselves. People may think that all sociopaths are psychotic serial killers, but that is not the case. There are many ordinary citizens who suffer from the psychological disorder. Symptoms of a sociopath are pathological lying, lack of remorse, incapacity of love, need for stimulation, lack of empathy, juvenile delinquency, unreliability, criminal or entrepreneurial versatility, and shallow emotions.
Amir is the character that is extremely similar to his father Buba, because they both have committed sins in their past. Amir by, watching Hassan his own half-brother get raped or Buba, having sex with his servant’s wife. In the beginning of the book Amir is a person who won’t stand up for himself let alone for any of his friends. Amir is a very selfish and un-loyal person to Hassan, whereas Hassan is a very loyal and selfless person. Although it all changes when Amir and Buba moves to America some of sins from the past still continue to haunt the future.
As the film progresses viewers gradually uncover and understand the complex nature of their relationship. Initially, Charlie is portrayed as the older sibling who protects his ‘kid brother’ from Johnny Friendly. This is clearly observed in the opening bar scene after Joey Doyle’s murder. When Terry shows signs of weakness and hesitation about the nights proceeds in front of Johnny, Charlie artfully places a hand on Terry’s wrist a subtle signal to be quite - a sign he is ‘looking out’ for Terry. Similarly, Terry displays a deep loyalty throughout the entire film, by refusing to ‘rat’ on Johnny despite his guilty conscience simply because he does not want to ‘put the finger on [his] own brother’.
He had to care for himself and his family at a young age. More or less his unique situation made him successful. The other Wes Moore was not as successful. In contrast, the other Wes Moore was raised in a family where drugs and alcohol were always at home. The other Wes Moore had an alcoholic father, an absent mother, and his brother Tony was a drug dealer.
The Father-Son Relationship. The Father-Son relationship is full of complex interactions that are betrayed in images as well as words. Flash backs are used to put the (father and son) relationship into context. It is a mind game played between Chris and his father Walt. The relationship they share is a twisted and abusive one that runs deep within the family past.
Genetically, they told him he was predisposed because of his grandfather. Psychologically, the pain and rage that he held inside him, from his childhood ear infections, was begging to be heard, the alcohol and drugs masked the pain. Environmentally, James kept company with others that drank or did drugs. When someone tried to help him, he would turn away from him or her, often leaving the city, state, or even the country. James was very aware of how sick he was, but he did not feel worthy of being helped, because he felt he would only let someone down.
James hated this, because Ron is a terrible father, and even thought him and Lauren didn’t act like they liked each other, James loved her, and didn’t want to be apart from her. While in the foster home, James gets mixed up with a group of bad people, who make him go steal beer, but hold the door shut when James tries to run out. James ends up getting caught, and getting in trouble with the law. Sometime later, James just woke up, in a strange place. He had no clue where he was, and how he had got there.
It was after Victor’s father left the reservation when Victor began to drink and become violent towards Thomas. Victor tried to avoid Thomas and his stories of his visions and traditions. He was almost embarrassed of his constant storytelling. Victor had even made it a point to tell Thomas that he “thinks about things too much”, meaning that he related everything to the Indian way of life and how things effected it. Throughout the years, even though Victor was just plain mean to Thomas, he always still seemed to be there to help Victor.