Carl is not fond of auntie Beryl because she is cold, rude and abrupt to almost everybody. Carl isn’t the most confident and mature boy, he is very awkward and shy. Early in the novel Carl is not confident, he is very shy and weak. Carl is like this because he didn’t know who his father was, his mother never pays any attention to him, and he never knows where she is which makes him worry a lot. Carl is often shifted to his Auntie Beryl’s house which she doesn’t treat him with respect or kindness.
He also picks fights with all the other jurors, he even threatened to kill juror #8 after he called him a sadist. He expressed a lot of anger in his thoughts which changed the way a few jurors thought of the defendant. No one knew till the end when juror #3 started crying and revealed his sensitive side. He looked grumpy and disturbed the whole movie and his emotions finally break lose. The real reason he was being so obnoxious was because he had issues with his teenage son which effected his opinions about teenagers.
An Obsession With Perfection The journey that Okonkwo takes in the novel goes from hero to villain. This downward journey is caused by many factors. The character Okonkwo in Chinua Achebe's novel Things Fall Apart is obsessed with proving his masculinity, often by beating his wives and son. Okonkwo’s flaws lead to misery for himself, when he is unable to realize not every action must be a vigorous one. His family suffers when he takes his anger out on them for the simplest things just to prove he is a man.
His home life isn't the greatest - he has lost his mother and his father Jackie is an alcoholic and cannabis smoker. Billys older brother is in outrage all throughout the movie. These negative vibes that Billy is surrounded by within the home is something that doesn't stop Billy from wanting to be something more. Jackie and Tony work for the mines and are in protest as they have been left without a job. Throughout the movie we see their struggle as they battle with no money.
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.
He then sits quietly and hopes the two men won’t see the connection between him and his wife, and that is also the reason for him not saying goodbye to his wife. It almost seems like he acquires the point of view the two unidentified men have. The troubles of Doreen and Earl’s relationship are also made clear by this fact, because this clearly shows that if he hasn’t noticed the extra pounds, then he obviously haven’t been looking. Earl has been living his life completely blind and detached, so detached that he has no visible love for his wife. When he finally wakes up and sees his wife for what she really is, he sees her through the eyes of two strangers.
Sam does not have any respect for others, he swears, he smokes and he takes drugs. His father, George, who is dying of cancer; came to take Sam to spend the summer tearing down his old house and rebuilding a new one along with their relationship. George is hopeful that this time they spend together will change Sam’s behavior and his outlook on life. As the house is being torn down, Sam is unprepared for the changes that happened to him. He doesn’t want to take this risk but somehow he changes.
A town full of poverty, filled with people who struggle to get through the day. Myrtle’s husband is a gas station owner; in the Valley of Ashes. Myrtle and Gatsby have one thing in common: they're both trying to rise above their station. Myrtle doesn't feel happy in the relationship; which is the reason why she falls in love with Tom. Myrtle believes she's not fit for her social class, considering she's a expansive woman.
Amir was in the corner of the alley, not having enough courage to stand up for his friend that is soon brutally abused. From then on, he lived with his guilt for many years. His shame is complicated by his own realization that he partly doesn’t help his friend, precisely because he is jealous of him, as well as being a coward. Soon his own shame drives him nearly crazy and in desire to end his pain, he sets Hassan and his father up for a shame so great they have to leave the home, which will seemingly free Amir of his