. ‘That left me, at thirteen, the head of the household’. Walls thought she was able to handle to the family and her father when her mother was away. She took care of the family and bought food and handled the money, but soon she realized that her father was always asking for money, money for cigarettes and alcohol. ‘“You can’t just live like this”, I said.
ORLANDOI remember, Adam, that’s exactly why my father only left me a thousand crowns in his will. And as you know, my father commanded my brother, Oliver, to make sure that I was brought up well—and that’s where my sadness begins. Oliver keeps my brother Jaques away at school, and everyone says he’s doing extremely well there. But he keeps me at home in the country—to be precise, he keeps me stuck at home but doesn’t support me. I ask you, is this any way to treat a gentleman as nobly born as I am, to pen me in like an ox?
(Page 106) This quote shows that Gatsby is driven because of the jobs Dan Cody gave him. Dan Cody helped Gatsby change from poor James Gatz to rich Jay Gatsby. Daisies major conflict in The Great Gatsby involves an internal one with Gatsby. She used to love Gatsby but she married Tom. She is forced to choose one.
He has been married eleven years, with a son. He works as a chauffeur for a rich white family. One could consider his ideas and ambitions to be far-fetched, considering the circumstances. His desires could also be considered juvenile. Bible says “…when I became a man, I put away childish things” A young boy could want to be like his father when he grows up, or a girl could long to be like her mother; Walter’s desire is to be like his employer.
This is discovered when the patriarch, Julian Hayden, says to his son Wesley “Ever since the war…Ever since Frank came home in a uniform and you stayed home, you’ve been jealous” (118). This favoritism shows what little respect Julian holds for his younger son that stems from Franks dominance between the Hayden siblings. Wes is constantly put down because of his brother’s achievements; these situations can either make or break Wesley. In all families, there is a member who thrives on ‘power trips’, and in this specific situation, it was Julian, “He wanted, he needed, power…he was a dominating man who drew sustenance and strength from controlling others” (20). Julian acquires his power through putting others down, especially Wes; this causes Wesley to have a lot of animosity towards his father.
Richard hunter also known as Dick stated to look for a position in a counting room, but still engaging half of the day to blacking boot because he didn’t want to want to use his $100 capital. After all, he didn’t even want to pay off his friend who served him as an instructor. Gradually, his slang language had been improved by his education and his friendship with Henry Fosdick. After several unsuccessful attempts in finding a job, Dick started realizing that he should be stick to his career for now. Since he started balancing more than his capital, he considered himself as a young man of property.
His father would withhold money he had, and also made his sons and wife held responsible for every cent. Being kicked or the matter of kicking by his father was seen early in Nixon’s life. Although, this matter whether his father kicked him or not was unsure by Nixon even though his memory believed he was kicked by his father (Brodie, 1981). Mother Nixon’s mother described by many as either too gentle or cranky and Puritanical was from a Quaker household. His mother was known by the main remark that she stated that Richard (Nixon) everyday seemed to need her more than her other four sons.
Slim mentions this “funny how you an ‘im string together”. These is because no one ever goes along together but work from ranch to ranch, receive their pay then blow it off the next day on the whore house. But George and Lennie were different as have their dream to fulfil Lennie doesn’t understand what happening majority of the time. “I turns to Lennie and says “jump in” and he jumps. Events like this in the past showed George the tremendous amount of trust and faith Lennie has in him because he listen to George no matter what since early in their childhood and because they grew up together.
Parry’s tribulation of constantly being lonely may be solved simply because he trusts that his friend will help him be with Lydia. Without Jack, Parry would continue his obsession with Lydia and may have never spoken with her in his life. In The Shawshank Redemption Andy has a major issue as he experiences the dreadful abuse from a group of other prisoners called ‘The Sisters’. He uses his intelligence in the business field to show the guards and Warden Norton he can assist them with their taxes and papers. As he earns their trust, he begins to earn his protection from Bogs and The Sisters: “Two things never happened again.
But as he grew he seen and went through struggles with his mother being a single parent. He noticed that the way he had always thought gender roles should be weren't the ways they were turning out. "My mother played the masculine role more than she played the feminity role and that's because she had too." he mentioned how she worked every day, paid all the bills, and provided for her family, the things he used to think only a man can do. Woman could be just as strong as people think men are, and men could end up not doing anything their role in