His father and mother were quite different from one another, while they both influenced Carnegie from different point of views. His father was a weaver, before he was laid off, while his mother was the type of woman to do anything to make sure the family was financially stable. Andrew couldn’t help but admire both his figures, but he also had envy and a few bits of dislike towards them. He was always made the odd one out, as his parents always took a more liking to his older brother. Such other influences such as their family’s poverty and lack of opportunities has made him realize that he didn’t want to live such a life, as he got older.
Su-Jen’s father, Hing-Wun, sacrifices everything for his family, and he struggles at the same time; these struggles continue in his whole life. Hing-Wun works so hard in the Dragon café to make money for his family, and he does not spend a single penny on himself; but his great efforts do not acquire a better future for himself. Even though he keeps working like a horse in his seventies for his family, his wife still complains about him and does not appreciate his attitudes towards life. Hing-Wun is such a kind man who always considers about his wife and he tells Su-Jen to think of and understand her mother’s situation. Therefore, Hing-Wun’s struggle against his hard work for his family is in vain.
He would believe that Charlie would have gotten a promotion or even a raise because Charlie had saved his manager, Mr. Donnegan, money, and he was also at work every day, unless he had surgery. After this gathered information, the reader would seem shocked after finding that Charlie lost his job. This event, like many others, was least expected. If the reader or audience knows something that a character or characters do not know, then this is a form of dramatic irony. "It's a funny thing I never knew that Joe and Frank and the others liked me around all the time to make
Take Beryl for example, Carl never has enough confidence and motivation to stand up to her for the way she treats Harley. It is only towards the end of the book where he finally stands up for himself and also Harley. Justine played a big role in this, because as Carl started opening up to her, he became more and more confident and self-assured. Beryl never took responsibility for the kids. “If you just stayed with him, Kept an eye on him, loved him, he wouldn’t get into trouble.’ It’s because of Beryl Harley gets into strife.
A friend of mine reminds me of Tom because she always puts other things before her family. I can relate to Tom's character at the end of the story because I see the value in putting family first. In the beginning of the story, Tom is shown as a man who would rather work than spend quality time with his wife. “Got to get this done though” (111), is Tom’s response to his wife when she asks him to go to the movies with her. This shows how selfish Tom is because he decides to spend time working on research for a promotion rather than spending quality time with his wife.
This displays his change of view, where he realized that time with his wife was more important than work. He thought that if he had died then that he would’ve wasted his life working and not with his wife. Secondly, a similar theme is seen in the article “Double Daddy” by Penny Parker. Ryan Streeter, a researcher at Hudson Institute in Indianapolis said, “[…] there needs to be workplace flexibility for men, but in general, corporations have the expectation for men to put business over family”. (1) This is true, men should have the privilege of being able to be with their family whenever it is necessary.
A Raisin in the Sun Throughout the novel A Raisin in the Sun, Walter Lee Younger encounters a great internal struggle. Walter Lee aspires to maintain a vast amount of wealth at the expense of his family’s happiness. At the end of the novel, Walter Younger must choose between family pride or recovering the wealth he lost his loved ones during the event in which he invites Mr. Linder back to his home. Based on Walter’s actions before and during this interaction, it can be depicted that during hardships maintaining pride and dignity is your only hope at emotional redemption. Throughout the majority of the novel and before the event with Mr. Linder Walter Lee Younger is seen as an incredibly selfish and frustrated man.
He has a son that helps him, daughters that help around the house and a very old-fashioned wife that disapproves of many things that make him happy. The father works to his fullest day after day, but throughout the story he does many things that shows that he wishes he lived a different life. He is chained down to the harbor and feels that there is no escape to live how he wants and that his life is set for him as well. Both, The Misfit and the father, struggle to live their lives the way they think they have to. Even though they have many chances to release the chains that hold them down they experience psychological pressures that trick them into say “yes” to their current lifestyle.
Started having bad luck and in order to dare with his failures in life, he started thinking about his past and it seem that he doesn't know what's real or fake in life. He try to relive the good old days he had in the past but the thing is that all wrong choices he made also started coming up in his mind as well. When his family notice what was going with his they try to help him by not telling him what was going on with their life and all the money problems they have. In addition, Wily lost his job after many years with same company. Gregor was a man who works hard to help his family for they can live well.
Yates just wants his daughter to be happy and to have it in abundance to have it be known. He doesn’t want bad things he wants the best for her and to have her have those standards for herself just the best of everything. Question number one: The speaker’s fear of his daughter’s future is associated with “great gloom” that is in the speakers “mind” (L. 8) is not regarding his fear for her health. He is scared of how people will see her beauty “overmuch a sufficient end” (LL. 20-21).