A gutless fucking wonder!’ When Blacky explains to his father about the storm, Bob insults him rather than swallow his pride and takes his son’s advice on board. The relationship that is shared between Blacky and his father has negatively impacted Blacky’s self-esteem so much that it has led to him not having faith in his own father and to expect no support. During the novel, the desertion that Bob shows toward his son leads Blacky to be more independent, and he learns to expect no support from his father, as he cannot rely on Bob to look after him. The grand final, and Dumby Red’s funeral are examples of when Gary seeks his father’s input,
Huck is widely influenced by Miss Watson and widow Douglas by acting in a more civilized manner. He is also influenced by his father who has an affect on him to act like a hoodlum once again. Jim, the slave, has the most important effect on Huckleberry Finn by indirectly teaching him about loyalty regardless if its breaking a law. The king and the Duke also have an impact on him by showing him the lack of morals. Towards the end of the story Huckleberry's friend Tom Sawyer begins to have an impact on the way he acts in his society at the time.
Jim The Ideal Father The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain describes a strong solid bond that has formed between two people. Huckleberry Finn k who is a young poor white kid and Jim is Miss Watson personal slave. Huckleberry Finn's father Pap as he called him; beat, abuse, kidnap and scare his son to the extent that Huckleberry Finn, out of fear for his own life engineers his own staggering death to run away from his father. When Huck and Jim travel down the river it becomes visible that Jim more of a true father to Huck than his own biological father Pap. Huck’s father teaches his only son that life is not worth living, while on the other hand Jim gives Huck the strong fatherly support that Huck needs including, friendship, and knowledge for Huck to become a real man unlike his father.
More than anyone, a boy needs his father to approve of him and teach him how to be a man. Well, his father did not show him the love he required growing up. In all of Paul’s efforts to please his father, he was ignored and inadequate to his father’s expectations. In fact, his father praised a young man that worked as a clerk and insisted that Paul ought to be more like that gentleman. His father refused to give Paul money and argued that he has a job, so he can pay his own expenses.
The laziness of Unoka encouraged Okonkwo to rise above the live his father lived. Additionally, the concern of changing fellow townspeople belief that Onkonkwo would be equivalent to Unoka and constructing his own reputation were also a factor in his motives. The quotation of Okonkwo “Even as a little boy he had resented his father’s failure and weakness, and even now he still remembered how he had suffered when a playmate had told him that his father was an agbala.” (Achebe 13), shows the distinctive mind set of Okonkwo in comparison to Unoka. The relationship between Okonkwo and his family also inspire Okonkwo’s static character decisions. With his strong attitude he has no patience for his wife that is why she ends up getting beat many times through the novel.
Huck’s decision that he is even willing to go to hell to save Jim means that his devotion and love towards the man is relentless. After spending time on the raft together, Huck grew an affection towards Jim. He realized that Jim has many of the same characteristics qualities that separated whites and blacks. Huck’s appreciation for Jim allows him to oversee racial boundaries and realize that there is very little difference between himself and Jim. Huck’s appreciation for the man allows him to view Jim as a father figure and his desire to protect the man enforces this
My Father Life by Raymond Carver & Homecoming with Turtle by Junot Diaz The stories of both Raymond Carver’s father and Junot Diaz are stories of men who tried their best to do the right things for others yet someone managed to do the wrong things for themselves. Raymond Carver Seniors life was the life of a man and his family who had to experience struggle just to get through life, he always worked as a laborer and had both a drinking problem and an infidelity problem. Raymond Carver Senior after all of this was a noble man who tried his best to help out his family move to better circumstances and support his son’s dream of becoming a writer. The story of Junot Diaz’s trip was the story of a man and his girlfriend on a “doomed for disaster” trip. He starts off having to reveal his infidelity and ends up injured by a turtle shell decoration.
I hated reading the novel The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini. It was a very good book but it was so depressing, tragic, and scary. As I read this story, one bad thing happened after another. I did not like the narrator Amir because he was very selfish throughout most of the book and took advantage of a special friendship that him and Hassan shared until Amir didn't want anything else to do with him. As a child, Amir was constantly trying to impress his father, Baba, who looked up to Hassan more than he did Amir.
He says “when my father was turning on my mother, he was also turning on me because I would stick up for my mother while the rest of my brother and sisters would be hiding in the cupboards.” the point I am trying to make here is that after such a harsh and miserable childhood he has still made an amazing and successful career and life. Next I would like to tell you about Benjamin Zephaniahs performance styles because he somehow adds everyone and anyone into his wonderful work. For example in his poem “we refugee’s” he says everything as the first person which shows he cares about the slavery and feels like one of them and also in his poem “touch” he uses sing language which tells us that he wants to add the people who have a hard time trying to read or listen. What I am trying to tell you here is that he adds everyone in to his work which some poets may not do unknowingly which makes him an outstanding person and poet. I would like to tell you about his lifestyle now because in the
He found himself becoming polar opposite to his parents and even resenting them because of the fact that they were not college educated people. But when it came the time that realized he wanted to be close with his family it was his education that gave him the ability to speak and care about that. Rodriguez often referred to himself as the so called “scholarship boy” from Hoggarts essay. “For although I was a very good student, I was also a very bad student. I was a “scholarship boy” a certain kind of scholarship boy.