When Carmela asks Raul if it’s another woman he’s seeing, Raul looks away with no intent of answering, what he thinks to be an absurd question. As he’s looking away, he catches Arturo’s eyes and gives of a look that makes Arturo feel uncomfortable. In another situation, this frequent shared look (that represents their bond) might have been accepted. However because of the situation in which Arturo’s mother is being disrespected by his father, Arturo feels ashamed when he catches his father’s gaze. It is understood that Arturo and his father share a strong bond, just as most fathers and sons do.
In this quote Ultima tells Antonio that it is up to him to figure out what he believes. Although it is likely for him to share similar beliefs to his parents as a child, when he reaches “manhood” he will need to make his own decisions. Ultima wants Antonio to be his own person and not follow everyone else. Later on when it is time for Antonio’s first communion he is filled with anticipation that his answers pertaining to the golden carp’s existence and life will be answered. He is in utter disbelief when nothing of the sort occurred and contemplated, “A thousand questions pushed through my mind, but the voice within me did not answer.
Ironically, Crabbe’s inner struggle is revealed through running away, learning survival skills, and Keeping Mary’s secret. First of all, Crabbe decides he canot handle his parents making all the decisions for him. Crabbe hates going to school
Thesis 1: Although the story centers on Odysseus’ journey, Telemachus has an important journey as well to discover his manhood. Reading Notes Telemachus is faced with the striving challenge to become a man of his father’s house. He is must grow in order to combat the suitors for his mother, that demand that she remarry. The pressure is great on Telemachus because he seeks to fulfill the same power and authority that his father once held in Ithaca. Incredibly he has to fill these shoes of glory and honor which makes his goal a very challenging one.
They soon each leave home to pursue independent lives. Antonio struggles to understand the conflict between his father and his brothers, but like so many of the moral questions that trouble him, it is too complicated for him to understand. His mother tells him that he will understand when he begins to take Communion, and he
Santiago chooses his Legend and opposes what most people have done; ignore their aspirations. His choice to deny the norm, rebuke his education, disappoint his family, and trust fate proves that he is born to pursue his Personal Legend, thus, initiating the plot. Notably, Santiago is born with an instinctual love for travel and he is naturally curious and passionate in his situations. Santiago’s parents vie for their son to be an educated priest so he can be a source of pride in their village but “ever since he had been a child, he wanted to know the world, and this was much more important to him than knowing God and learning about man’s sins”(Coelho 8). Family honour is important to Santiago’s parents yet he still finds knowledge of the world more essential than the struggle
(Thornton) Rose wants to fence in her loved ones in her fear of losing them all. Troy built up fences to keep his family out of his life by all of the bad decisions he made and he also kept his family in with his constant struggle for power over them. Cory built up fences when his father crushed all his dreams, yet in the end breaks it down by refusing to end up like his father. Work Cited Farrar, Jo N. "Fences."
Willy thinks that if he were to tell the truth to his kids, they wouldn’t respect him for not being as successful as he claims to be. Outside influences have driven Willy to believe that he is not built for the salesman job. Furthermore, many people chase after jobs that they do not enjoy in order to keep up with what society believes to be acceptable in regards to standard living. Biff, Willy’s son, knows that he is not built for the business world. He would like to settle for less and do something he enjoys.
How does Hill convey relationships in the novel King of the Castle? Hill is describing Kingshaw’s relationship with his mother as not a good one. We see this as Kingshaw is thinking back to his past experiences with his mother, “He wished she were dead instead of his father”. Here Hill is trying to portray that Kingshaw’s mother is an extremely unlikable person and a terrible parent. Here, Kingshaw’s mother is trying to treat both the boys with equal respect.“I shall not make a favourite of my own child”, which is conveyed to the reader constantly as throughout the novel as her respect for her own child declines as her feelings for Mr Hooper increases .
As soon as the Billy’s sat down, they started to make fun of Azhar. Azhar feels very uncomfortable, because his mother now knew what’s going on with him outside their home. ‘’NOW she knew what went on and how it felt. How he wished he’d said nothing and protected her (…)’’ This quotation shows us a little boy who didn’t want his mother to know what’s going on. He wanted to protect his mother from the thing he had to endure on a daily basis.