Escaped from his family and learned the butch living rules from Al in a gay bar, Jess started his journey. It has never been an easy one. Jess wasn’t safe at home because she was neither a cute girl nor a naughty boy. It’s unbearable to live in a family that doesn’t accept your own identity and tried to “correct” it from time to time. Jess isn’t safe at school, nobody wants to talk to him and he was terribly raped by school football players.
He lives in a gritty and dismal Scottish town with his cantankerous grandfather and cruel drug-dealing stepfather, Stan, while his drug-addicted mother, Jean, is in prison. This is a town where both unemployment and crimes are widespread and little hope is available to the city’s youth. Instead of going to school, he spends his time with his friends defying the police all day. Liam and his friends live on the edge of the society. His only connection to a more privileged world is his sister, Chantelle.
Another reason is that josh doesn’t live up to his dad’s expectations. Josh’s band is in a bit of a rough patch and he is finding himself losing interest in his girlfriend Alicia. Michael is the troublesome son who’s constant ring ups to remind the parents of their heartbreaks brings Michael to feel a mixed amount emotions but overall unhappy. Michael is five years older than Josh and is estranged from his parents, living outside Sydney. He had almost died from alcohol poisoning when he was 16 and had been in trouble with the police.
This event causes Sonny to lose perception of things and is what drives Sonny's behavior to spin out of control. He starts to lose control with his wife and starts yelling and behaving differently at home. He also starts fighting both with his wife and his male companion. He explodes and tries to kill him several times. Then, Leon tries to commit suicide to try to get away from him.
Andy & Harry’s Case To start with, Andy was making loud and insulting remarks towards Harry which basically started all this. In reality, you have to touch someone to get charged with assault, if you put someone through some sort of fear, this is known as assault which Andy might get charged for. However, the court is going to analyse what Andy has against homosexual people as he was going against Harry and his boyfriend. An example of someone getting assaulted without getting touched is Ireland (1997) when a man kept ringing a woman’s house on a daily basis. The woman was scared, paranoid and she later became depressed.
Chad lost his good paying job and became stressed when he had to find another way to support our family. Unfortunately, he began to drink to lower his stress but drunken Chad was abusive. Whenever Chad drank, he drank, and anyone who got in his way would face his wrath, and unfortunately, that was me. He would come home drunk and take his stress out on me. He would yell at me, calling me worthless and stupid, and hit me in front of the kids.
The Ewells were known for being rude and inconsiderate. Mayella’s father, Robert, didn’t care much for his children and was always drunk. Atticus suspected him of beating Mayella and for forcing her to frame Tom Robinson. Atticus suspected this of him because in the courtroom he asked Mr. Ewell to write out his name. His dominant hand is his left and Mayella was struck on the right side of her face, which makes perfect sense.
For instance, in the memoir “The Glass Castle”, Rex Walls got violent, aggressive, and tended to scheme people out of money, cars and other belongings when he was drinking. He would be away from the house for days on end, he would be irritable and short tempered, and worst of all he would do anything it took to get a drink. This is what got to Jeanette the most. What kind of a father steals money from his own daughters? Another event that occurred early in Jeannette's life was that awful family Christmas.
The first is how Mandy experiences violence within her own household from her older brother, Steve. Steve is a disturbing teenage boy who has no friends and has turned into a weapon freak. He is very abusive and violent towards Mandy, beating her up when no one is at home. We know that Mandy is afraid of that part of Steve’s nature that he can’t control, when she says “you know the most frightened thing in my life is Steve”, yet she has no one she can turn to, for help. Mandy’s parents are “working their lives away” and do not realise the extent of the problem and suggest it is “only a phase” that Steve is going through.
From the book of The Pact, Sam says, “Kenny was always drunk all the time and became belligerent and mean. He showed up at our house, he ranted and raved, cursed, and threatened our mother. I went to from worshipping him to hating him. I realize now that I just hated what had become of him.” (23) Kenny Davis went from classy to a drunk. His wife’s passing changed his character.