In order to understand the mind of Darl, the reader must also understand Darl’s place in the Bundren family. A majority of Darl’s family doesn’t like him, even before the death of Addie and the journey to Jefferson. Addie herself hates Darl’s very existence. She thinks of Darl as Anse’s child and not hers, “And now he has three children that are his and not mine” (102). Darl is also brings humiliation for Anse because other townsfolk are always talking about Darl and how strange he is.
How does Martin portray the character of Manon and her attitudes up until the time of her Mother’s death? In the opening pages, Manon repeatedly refers to her husband as “him”, which is shown in the 3rd person pronoun which gives the impression that he has no respect and she has no respect for him, therefore he has not been given a name. This shows that Manon has a negative attitude towards her husband as she believes he does not deserve a name as he is unworthy due to the treatment he has given Manon. As a result, this leads people to believe that there is no love between Manon and her husband because if he was given a name it would show a loving connection. Therefore, I believe Manon hates her husband.
Okonkwo possess tragic flaw, which leads to his downfall, thus making “Things Fall Apart under the category of tragedy. Okonkwo rules with am “iron fist” and thinks that the only way a man shows strength is by being physically violent which surely does not help him with his clan. He was very irrational. During the week of peace, he was extremely angry with Ojiugo (his youngest wife) for not preparing his dinner before she left to plait her hair without telling him. He waited for her to return and when she did he beat her badly.
It takes time for the clouds to form and become a deadly force. This is exactly the situation with Lear and his anger. At first, he felt betrayed by Goneril not allowing for his 100 men. But as time progressed, and his daughters allowed for Lear to have less and less men until they said Lear could not have any men, King Lear’s anger was beginning to form. Then, once banished outside, Lear, just like the storm, unleashed.
The main conflicting scene which acted as a narrative tool to help the story move on was the rape scene in chapter 7. Amir is finally in realisation of the extent of how cowardly he is “I just watched. Paralyzed.” This being significant as it even the rape consisted of only men which emphasises the inequity of gender in Afghanistan and in this novel. However some would disagree - For Amir's mother Sofia - Even though she was a well-known literature professor, her death almost completely eliminates her influence from Amir's life. Baba never discusses her with Amir, and he doesn’t appreciate the qualities she passed down to her son “That was how I escaped my father's aloofness, in my dead mother's books” this being a disgrace to baba as he wished for a masculine son "Real men didn't read poetry-and God forbid they should ever write it!” this effectively showing baba’s disinterest in Amir as Baba believes a real man is interested in sports.
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.
Also how he has no respect for Roselyn. T rays insecurities show when he always make Lilly feel guilty abut her mom leaving and shooting her, even though he inflicted that on the house hold. CD. Lilly wasn't ever happy, and had this guilty lingering about her mother. She thought that herself was the problem, which made T rye aggressive and it was her fault not T-rays.
Gilbert describes Endora as “like dancing without music.” Larry, Gilbert’s older brother, is said to “have got away,” but this is not as easy for Gilbert. He can check out of Endora at any time he likes but he always feels guilty for leaving Arnie and Endora, so he always returns. He is stuck in Endora with the burden of his family and the boredom of his life. The impact of his father’s suicide made a lot of responsibilities fall straight on Gilbert, even though they felt “as though he was already dead.” Gilbert’s resentment begins with his mother being a major burden on Gilbert and the rest of the family. Because of his father’s traumatizing death, Bonnie became mentally and physically attached to the house .Gilbert is aware that it is his mother that is holding the family down and he shows a distinct desire to be clear from her devouring nature.
It’s dreadful when a man can’t trust his wife; it’s even worse when a man’s wife leaves him. Both scenarios are terrible, yet is it worse to lose your wife or to be second guessing her every intention? In the story “The Other Two” we see Waythorn lose trust in his wife due to her lack of truth about her previous marriages. In the story “A Temporary Matter” we see a couple that has lost the spark in their relationship after Shoba gave birth to a still borne, ultimately leading to her ending the relationship with Shukumar. Both of these stories show how any relationship, if not kept healthy, honest, and maintained can lead to a lack of trust or in severe cases, a breakup.
In one of the scenes Mr. Murdstone beats him as a result he bites his finger off. But rebellion does not seem a successful idea for David. He pays for it and sends to Salem house where he has experienced another kind of tyranny. In many modern readers point of view his step father is not solely responsible for his sufferings but his mother too. She is just a silent spectator on David miseries.