“The truth is, unless you let go, unless you forgive yourself, unless you forgive the situation, unless you realize that the situation is over, you cannot move forward.” -Steve Maraboli. Forgiveness is difficult to do, but it brings a kind of peace that helps you go on with life. In Courageous, Nathan goes to his father’s grave and forgives him for walking out of his life. Every child needs a fatherly figure in his or her life, because he will set the tone for their future. It's important for a father to be a good role model because children almost always look up to their dad, and make decisions based on how he would have handled it.
Max Ukrainec Mrs. Pudas ENG3U1-01 19 December 2013 The Complicated Father-Son Relationship A good father is someone who loves and respects his child and would do anything for that child, even risk his own life. A good father is always there for his child. As the novel, The Kite Runner is read the reader finds out the type of father that Baba was and his complicated relationship with his son Amir. Hossieni shows us the real characters people are, but the important thing is the relationships with each other and how they react to one another. Baba is the important character that controls everyone, such as how they live their lives and puts the negatives with the positives.
When a deposit bottle is broken you don't get your nickel back.” Bernard, Charley's son, is a loyal character as well. He looks after Biff, he wants him to do well. “ He gotta study, Uncle Willy. He's got regents next week.” He wants Biff to do well on his own and he wants him not to think so progressively. Just because he printed University of Virginia on his sneakers doesn't mean they've got to graduate him, Uncle Willy!” Miller time movement is very important in the play.
Jim's father expect to much from his son without even noticing what could be the major problem. Of course many college students love to hang out with friends but that doesn't mean that it can affect there grades unless they are not focus on there work. When Jim's father stated that when he was in school he flew through without any problems. His parents are angry because his grades aren't getting any better. I felt like it could have been a better approach like finding out the real reason what is causing the problem.
His loyalty to family doesn’t allow for him to understand why he warns the De Spain family at such a young age. Faulkner describes how the Snopes family is emotionally conflicted due to Abner’s insecurities, how consequences of a father’s actions can change their lives, and how those choices make Sarty begin his coming of age into adulthood. Much can be the same for me and my life. My father’s actions gravely affected not only his own life but also the lives of all those in my family. Similarly, I feel that I was forced into a deeper sense of maturity that seemed beyond my age.
At heart, Jack is kind, caring and very compassionate to his mother. His relationship with her is intimate and it is not unusual for him to sometimes act as her parent, comforting her and “soothing her” after her date with Gil. In this way, Jack is more mature than most and has to grow up faster even though he could not control the events. Another event out of his hand is his father’s abandonment of the family. He therefore adopts the role his father has left him and wants to provide for his mother.
Having high respect for his father, Neil is terrified trying to maintain an existence with Dickinson's concept of "doing what you're afraid to do”, never being the type of child to lie over a situation such as this one. Neil is a very emotional character. He plays it cool and shines his white teeth but behind closed doors, it's all a "show" he puts on so the boys don’t have to be concerned with his problems. Perry is
Sarty followed his father’s way blindly, knowing that he is the role model and trustworthy person. But, after then he begin to speak when his father do something wrong. Now, he must choose between his loyalty to the family or to the society to live a better life. Sarty’s parents play an important part of his confusion of loyalty. They are totally different from each other.
T1 [George felt bad hearing his best friend say that, as much as that would get rid of George’s challenges, he cares too much for Lennie to lose him] George’s agitation might harm Lennie, but George has to ventilate his anger somehow. George just wants to succeed in life and he tells Lennie how he “could get a job an’ work, an’ no trouble. No mess at all, and when the end of the month [came he] could take [his] fifty bucks and go into town and get whatever [he] want” (11). P2 [George could probably live an easier life without having to worry about Lennie, but he does it anyway.] Besides George finding this P1 [friendship] with Lennie a challenge, TT [George feels troubled from the amount of tolerance he has to have for Lennie.]
Andy’s image of self coming into the movie is a popular jock that is better than everyone else. He pays little attention to anyone outside his “social status”. I think that this image was formed mainly due to his father. Growing up Andy’s father had told him that losing is not acceptable and that you have to win to be anyone in life. Andy’s father is an example of the role of self in others; you only become self based on the relationships you are in.