During the course of the novel of ‘Deadly Unna?’ the readers are exposed to the negativity between the father and his son. This affects Blacky in way that his self-esteem is almost non-existent, and the negativity is prominent throughout the novel. Examples of the neglect shown by his father are that of the time when Bob refers to Blacky as a ‘gutless wonder’, and the journey we take through the story of Blacky’s deteriorating respect for him. The ‘gutless wonder’ incident was a influential part of the novel, as Blacky realises that his Dad isn’t one to take advice of someone he feels is inferior than him, thus saying, ‘My own son, a gutless wonder. 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.
Amir committed the deadly sin of being envious towards Hassan being in Amir’s life and his value towards Baba, which left him in guilt for witnessing Hassan’s struggle growing up. This all left him in unhappiness throughout his adulthood and married life as he was never able to forgive himself unless he had strived for Hassan’s forgiveness. This is what led into Sohrab’s value in Amir’s life. Therefore, throughout one’s life of sinful deeds, and wrong doings, one cannot forgive themselves unless they seek for others forgiveness and
He had no similar interests with them and their lifestyle was one that he didn’t like or want to be a part of. He wanted to be as far from the person they wanted him to be as possible, someone with a fancy education and flashy lifestyle. He also did not want to be dependent on his family members, wanting to be as independent as possible. In addition, Chris’s family unit is extremely unstable. He grew up with parents who constantly fought, resulting in him as an adult having no concept of what a necessity a family is.
Death of a Salesman depicts a family conflict. Write an essay in which you describe the sources of the conflict and how the conflict adds to the meaning of the work. The Loman family’s downfall can only be blamed on the self perpetuating myth of the American Dream, which slowly brings on their own implosion. Willy lives his life believing himself to to be living his life to this ideal, and he hands this myth down to his sons, who go on to struggle with it for their entire lives. The misconception that is Willy Loman’s life makes it so that the Loman family exist in a state of constant friction, the culmination of which constantly resides with Willy and his eldest son Biff.
I’m going to lose everything. I feel bad, but I can’t do anything about it. In this situation Bryce not able find employment. He learned to temporarily accept and gracefully lump of not working. His idea of not working that neurosis is largely caused by the view that he took of unfortunate of not finding employment to support his family.
The expected reaction to his father’s rare appearances would be what the child did in the story. He is too young to understand that his father is an important part of his life also. 2. Larry is not reliable as the narrator of events. He is obviously biased against his father and wants his mother’s sole attention.
The cause of this appears to be physical and emotional abuse from his father and lack of caring from his school. All the symbols pointing to a decaying, depressing environment. No sense of belonging shown. The pain and suffering endured by him from ‘the old bastard’ his father. This technique of cursing language is used to portray poor relationship he shared with his father “he gave me one backhander..i felt the blood” and his attitude towards the world he’s living in.
Nnaemeka marries out of tradition, where the father chooses who he wants his son to marry. His son chose himself and that is a great disrespect to his people. It causes pain and disappointment to the father. The father is in pain because he couldn’t believe his son went out of tradition and decided to marry someone of his choice. “..Father’s silence was infinitely more menacing than a flood of threatening speech.
when Okonkwo father died he had been in a lot of debt, Okonkwo became obsessed with the idea of manliness in order to get over his father weakness. ”It was the fear himself, lest he should be found to resemble his father.”(13). Therefore, Okonkwo only showed the emotion of anger. He strongly believed that "To show affection was a sign of weakness the only thing worth demonstrating was strength.”(28). Okonkwo’s life first began to fall apart when Ikemefuna, his supposed to be son was killed.
Masculinity vs. femininity is the most compelling theme in the novel that reveals Okonkwo’s flaw. His relationship with his father is not good as he considers his father as weak, coward and irresponsible. He views his father as overly pensive, slow to act, effeminate. Therefore, he adopts opposite traits. He also associates violence with masculinity.