On the other are truth and justice. The pull of family ties is strong, but soon Sarty realizes that what his father does is the wrong thing to do. Even though Sarty betrays his father at the end he but he realized that he must be put out the conflicts, and aim for a better furute, one that his father was not giving them. The biggest conflict is revealing the depth of his struggle to find his place among the demands of his father and his own developing ideas of morality for the first time. Sarty is overwhelmed by fear, grief to a better future, and
After being hit by his own father, Sarty thinks to him self: “If I had said they wanted only the truth, justice, he would have hit me again.” (189). It is obvious that Sarty is afraid and aware the consequences if he acts out against his family. Throughout the story Abner displays an abusive, heartless character that is loyal only to him and struggles with class warfare and pyromania. After being sentenced to leave the country the family arrives at their next house, He never shows any emotion to his family, never once an apology for putting them through so much for his actions. He demands his two daughters to “get out of them chairs and help your Ma unload” (189).
Sarty is constantly torn between his loyalty to his father and his own beliefs. This very scenario is captured in the opening scene of the book. Abner is on trial for burning down his neighbor’s barn and Sarty feels that this man, Mr. Harris, is his enemy. “Our enemy he thought in that despair; ourn! Mine and hisn both!
He has no sense for the repercusions of his actions, he couldn't even tell that he would die if he did that. Lennie can't be blamed for his ideas cause he doesn't realize the problems that will follow. Another
These fearful emotions he used to protect himself were much like the emotions he felt which caused to be overprotective of his son. Fear of something bad caused him to take preventive measures. As he performs these actions, he can’t bare to look at his victim, his son’s killer. He is a very emotional person, and cannot face these emotions. “…Every day in his soul he shot Richard…”(108).
He thinks he gets to see his family again, and that’s a sign of guilt, and betrayal to his loved ones, and for the people that have been there for him. The main point of this story, and why, or why not Peyton Farquhar should have been hanged is he showed an act of hate toward the country, and it is very ignominy (unit 4, page 52) of him to do so. This is a main concern because if you’re in another country, and you do something to hurt it then why be in the country harming other lives over someone telling you to do something that would
Huck is aware that by not turning Jim in he is not only putting himself at risk for ridicule from his peers but, also breaking the law. Yet, he still promises that he will help protect Jim and keep his secret. In fact, not too long after he makes his promise, he is put to the test again.”I begun to get it through my head that he was most free-and who was to blame for it? Why, me . .
He can’t accept bad things told about his son, although they’re true. This was certainly due to the fact, that Willy Loman was a man with big dreams, also in his old days. He had plans, goals he wanted to achieve: “ Willy: Don’t say? Tell you a secret boys. Don’t breathe it to a soul.
I can’t. (Faulkner 39) The conflict climaxes when the father goes to burn the landowner’s barn and Sartoris tries to stop him by running to the landowner’s home. The family tries to stop Sartoris by holding him down until he calm’s himself. Sartoris escapes, heads to the landowners house and tells him his bran is going to be burned down. This is the first time Sartoris overcame his fears and the so called “blood loyalty” of his father.
187 The fact that this man, a man of integrity and heart died because he didn’t fallow America’s way of business is distressing. This man’s whole goal was to help the people in need in his land, and America hated that. Because he refused to bow down to America our presidents thought he was a liability and he lost his life. How can we as Americans not feel like we are the world’s whole issue? We are the reason our world is crashing right before our eyes.