Also, her lack of intelligence has left her with no job and an inability to get a job. In the story, there are many reasons contributing to Jean’s feeling of emptiness and difficulty in her life. To begin, her husband, Ross feels as though he has married beneath himself, and he does not love her anymore. Their marriage was most likely caused by Jean getting pregnant with their son, which made Ross feel like he had to marry her out of force. In the story, Ross specifically tells their son, Kevin that he should try not to marry beneath himself because he will end up stuck in the same situation as him.
Good Will Hunting: How do you like them apples? “Good Will Hunting” is a film about a young man from Boston that serves as a janitor at MIT. Although he seems like just another punk from South Boston, he has unbelievable knowledge and a photographic memory. Will is discovered by a brilliant math teacher and tries to convince Will to fulfill his potential. Will can’t imagine leaving his roots and his slacker friends behind, but he agrees to see a therapist to help him realize his troubles.
She often feels like she has no privacy, and guys constantly hassle her on the street and pressure her from the beginning of a relationship. She never is able to have a long relationship. Likewise, Bethany does not see herself as a success story because she does not see herself as a “beautiful individual” they both envy each other’s success and looks. This alone shows the reader that the characters are very jealous of each other’s lives. The message hidden in this story is that people only see the bad side of their lives
Being week and vulnerable makes people uncomfortable so we use the mask as a shield to hide what we do not want other people to see. In American Beauty, Lester and Carolyn do not tell their neighbors and friends that they are having marital trouble because they do not want people to know. They hide their true selves behind their mask of a perfect, loving family. The Burnham’s have assumed this identity of normalcy that is maintained by Carolyn and Lester in the outside world, when at home they are not really normal and no longer a happy family. On the outside, the Burnham family appears to be your average American family.
This gives them an easy way out of an examination the next day while everyone else in their class is studying last minute. Students always try to look for shortcuts. Cheating being one of them, they decide to take it. In their mind, if cheating is an option then they don’t bother studying. Copying another student’s homework is also considered cheating.
Nash is considered to be a mathematical genius and is one of the most talented and intelligent mathematician of his class but struggles due to his initial symptoms of schizophrenia. He is able to complete graduate school and goes on to teach at MIT where the hallucinations continue. Nash eventually falls in love and marries Alicia, one of his students at MIT and has a child. Nash continues to teach and comes up with many mathematical theories that continue to be widely used. The most obvious symptoms portrayed in the film were Nash’s hallucinations and delusions.
He is disliked by his children especially the oldest son because he is hypocritical by doing the things he scolds them not to. The mother of the family (played by Jessica Chastain) is loved and adored by her sons. She teaches them to live freely and to enjoy the world around them. The parent’s contrasting views confuse the oldest son and make him resentful of the situation he is currently living in. The film is not so cut and dry as the previous plot summary makes it sees.
Charlie has many regrets towards his past actions and behavior, especially those regarding his deceased wife, Helen. The events that occurred during his visit to Paris, however, were detrimental to his intentions. Charlie revisits Paris to try to regain custody of his daughter, Hanoria, from his sister-in-law, Marion. Marion dislikes Charlie and is hesitant to give back his daughter because she thinks he caused her sister's death. He comes back and Paris was quiet and still.
As a child Hindley treats Heathcliff poorly and always liked to hurt him by hitting him and insulting him, but he always found enjoyment in relaxing with Catherine, Hindley’s Sister. Every since Heathcliff is first brought to the Earnshaws house Hindley has been treating him very badly but Catherine accepted him into the family. Nelly says about Hindley that, “The young master had learned to regard his father as an oppressor rather than a friend, and Heathcliff as a usurper of his parent’s affections and his privileges; and he grew bitter with brooding over these injuries” (31). Hindley did not like Mr. Earnshaw because he always told him not to bother Heathcliff. Hindley always treated Heathcliff very badly for a long time, and Heathcliff began to despise Hindley more and more.
Throughout “Long Day’s Journey into Night” by Eugene O’Neill, the issue of the past is one that is brought up quite often, by the entire Tyrone family. Mary; the mother; resents that she has never been able to feel at home, while also battling her addiction to morphine because her husband was too stingy to pay for a real doctor. As well as the men of the family’s addiction to alcohol. The children hate their father for his cheap ways and for the way they were brought up. And lastly, Tyrone resents taking on a family, because it kept him from making his “big break” as an actor.