Frank not only rebels back because it was a mistake, but because Griffin has been sleeping with his mother and this gives him a worrying feeling. Frank doesn’t really say much about how he feels about his mother and Griffin having “excitement” but once he looks more through those books at the library, he concludes adultery is a terrible sin. Frankie also gets a job and earns his own money. A man, he thinks himself to be. “Now I have to hand over my wages…I won’t be able to save for my
The reason to Conrad’s suicide attempt is his mom's acute coldness towards him shows her ultimate despise of Conrad because she blames him for not dying instead of her favorite first born son. After his suicide, Conrad is asked to see a psychiatrist by his father. Cal tries to bring the family back together, Beth, Conrad and himself, but fails to do so. Beth never once visited Conrad in the hospital and barely checks up on him to see if he was asleep. She began to shut herself from her husband and most importantly, her son.
For instance, when Curley’s wife tries to talk to Lennie in the Barn while he avoids her, she says, “I get lonely, I can’t talk to nobody but Curley. Else he gets mad”(42). Curley is careless with his wife since she is always solitary and had no one to talk with because of Curley’s jealousy. Curley is not a good husband since he constantly does not let his wife to speak with George or any other worker of the ranch because he gets upset and jealous. Also, when Curley’s wife is talking to Lennie, Candy, and Crooks in Crooks bunk she states “I think I know where they all went even Curley”(37).
“Candy looked a long time at Slim to find some reversal. And Slim gave him none”. This makes the reader feel bad for candy by showing the reader that he really didn’t want his dog to be shot and wanted someone to he him but instead he was left alone. On page 75 Steinbeck keeps referring back to the awkward silence that leaves the room. “The silence came into the room.
He was allowed to live there, but he was ignored by his friends, considered as low as a helot in rank, and his daughters were refused husbands. The other man to survive the battle was a messenger sent by Leonidas to Thessaly - he was unable to endure the shame and hanged
During the scene where they were eating Thanksgiving dinner we saw the whole family taking huge helpings and Michael just taking a small amount. His action show his happiness at having anything at all. Also, Michael is especially different from Beneatha, she is very loud and critical of everyone and does not take others feelings into consideration. While she’s arguing with Walter she says to Mama, “That individual in the room is no brother of mine”(884). She is awfully mean to Walter and her family.
The short story “Cathedral” by Raymond Carver is about a blind man named Robert whose wife has recently passed. He made a visit to spend the night with his old friend and her husband. The narrator of the story is not happy about the visit from Robert. The narrator is an insensitive, superficial, cocky middle aged man. He thinks that blind people are sad, depressing and unable to live fulfilling lives.
English Composition 1003-10 25 September 2011 The Blind Leading the Blind After first reading Raymond Carver’s short story “Cathedral” one could easily get the impression that the narrator is a closed-minded jerk. After reading the story a couple more times and really considering the position the narrator is put in, I began to realize he wasn’t very closed-minded at all. He was blinded by jealousy. Because society perpetuates the idea that men must be territorial in relationships, the narrator felt that he must do anything in his power to make sure his wife was not ok with a strange man coming to his home. The narrator’s wife observes, “You don’t have any friends.
Nick and Tom also didn’t show many true feelings. “And with his doubt, this whole statement fell to pieces, and I wondered if there wasn’t something a little sinister about him, after all.”(pg. 65) This quote was from Nick’s opinion about Gatsby. Nick is a quiet guy and for some reason ends up in the middle of the situations. Nick-“I stared at him and then at Tom, who made a paralyzed discovery less than an hour before-and it had occurred to me that there was no difference between men…”(pg.124) This quote that Nick thought was on how Tom’s face looked like when Myrtle told Tom she was leaving.