With the recent death of a child in the neighborhood, Elisabeth and Gabriel have banned their kids from going near the rockpile. The parents are strict, allowing John and Roy to only look at the majestic rockpile from a distance. John has a shy and reserved personality. He looks out for others, but gets pushed around due to his personality. We see his younger brother easily pushing him around on page 969 when the rockpile fight arises.
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,
Instead of understanding she loves him unconditionally, Grendel claims “even my mama loves me not for myself… but for my son-ness, my possessedness” (158). He believes he gives her power by being her son and this is her sole reason for loving him. On several occasions, Grendel’s mother stands between him and the cave door. Grendel assumes she is trying to keep him locked up, but in reality she is trying to protect him (147). He does not understand this example of maternal interaction is a representation of her motherly instincts and unconditional love for him.
Gail the wife of Wesley sees him as more of a potential lawyer, but not a Lawman. She is fearful of the Hayden name and the sway that it has over her husband. Consequently, it is difficult for Wes to make his own decisions. At first, Wes is reluctant to take action against his brother Frank for the sexual crimes committed against Indian Women around Mercer County, “It can’t be undone”. Instead it’s Gail who confronts and persuades Wes to take action, “What about the…damage…[that’s] already been done?” As a young boy David saw his father as more of a weak man than a stronger one.
When Willy arrives, he refuses to listen to Biff, which angers him. Happy tries to get Biff to lie to his father, which Biff slightly does. Willy falls into another flashback hallucination, one in which his son discovers his affair with a potential customer in Boston. From that moment on, Biff had never looked at his father the same. Back in the Lowman residence, Linda scolds her sons for abandoning her father back at the restaurant.
Crooks feels left out and unwanted, when he hears about Lennie and George's dream, he desires to join to find a better life. A life where he wouldn't feel judged and isolated. Loneliness affects the thoughts and behaviors of Curley's wife, Candy, and Crooks. It also causes them to desire a better life outside the ranch. Curley's wife looks for attention in other people, Candy feels that he is uncared for, and Crooks is treated in a way that he does not deserve.
Cather uses symbols of color in her story to build the character Paul in her short story, “Paul's Case.” When explaining Paul’s feelings toward where he lives, “he approached it tonight with the nerveless sense of defeat, the hopeless feeling of sinking back forever into ugliness and commonness that he had always had when he came home” (168). Vainness is another feature that portrayed to make the audience feel as if he were one’s own son and deserved a beating; “Paul entered the faculty room suave and smiling” (164), shows a boy often having no respect for his elders. Cather portrays Paul’s character as a daydreamer who lives in a fantasy world and cannot come to terms with reality. He wanted to live the life of the rich and famous, “he reflected upon the mysterious dishes that were brought into the dining-room, the green bottles in buckets of ice, as he had seen them in the supper party pictures of the Sunday supplement”
Warning 58.000 population Santee was far from idyllic and pacific suburb Andy started shooting at the school 15 people – 2 dead – 13 wounded 5. William’s background was difficult, his father didn’t care about him and he rarely saw his mom. He began making trouble with some of his new friends, his friends didn’t care about him, they said he was a follower and sometimes they bullied him. William were bullied in school so he found some friend, but they were bad – they made him do stupid things, smoking weed and drinking alcohol. He was skinny.
Might he possibly choose to use a movie with some of the rough elements to which the world can relate? The movie Bruce Almighty appears to have such a perspective. Starring Jim Carrey, Jennifer Anniston and Morgan Freeman, Bruce Almighty is the story of a young man, Bruce, who is frustrated with life and angry with God for not fixing things. He is living with his girlfriend, Grace (Jennifer Anniston), and working as a second-rate anchorman for a television network. He covers the local events that no one else wants while he watches his co-worker continue to get promoted.