Uncle Andy made Arnold feel abandoned and hurt when he stated “Not a tear in his eye”, this statement proves to show that his uncle did not care for him at the time and did not help comfort him. The community within this story also intertwines with this theme. It is shown when a member of the area, Sullivan, expresses his feeling through the following “He don’t give a hoot, is that how it goes?” Each word that comes from his mouth pierces Arnold’s heart and has him left in the dust. Finally the abandonment of his mother was what hurt him the most. People argue that the perspective that your family has on you, is what matters to a person the most.
About ten days before, Charlie Leaf ha abducted his estranged former common-law wife, Cheryl Hart, an their young son from her parents' home in Connecticut. After a seven-year relationship, Charlie and Cheryl had separated two years ago. When Cheryl had finally left him, she said he saw him snap. She moved in with her parents, trying to get on with her life, but Charlie, like so many men in such situations, was not willing to let her go. The way he saw it, Cheryl and little Charlie were his possessions, and he wanted them back.
Bob Ewell, Mayella Ewell’s father, gave his testimony and answered questions of Mayella’s lawyer and Tom’s lawyer. “Well, I run around the house to get in, but he run out the door just ahead of me.” Bob Ewell is saying that when he saw Tom Robinson raping his daughter he ran into the house but Tom ran ahead of him and got away. Mr. Ewell was being rude and he was using profanity, to which the judge told him he couldn’t do. Mayella Ewell also testified on her behalf to the trial. “He hit me agin an agin… He chunked me on the floor an choked me ‘n took advantage of me.” Mayella is saying what happened when Tom Robinson raped her.
Karim Hassoun Hassoun 1 Period 1 January 15, 2008 Ms. Zalaha The Lovely Bones In The Lovely Bones, a small town girl named Susie Salmon gets raped and murdered while walking home from school one afternoon. Poor Susie had no one around to neither help her nor hear her desperate cry’s for help. Her father Jack Salmon took Susie’s death the worst. He felt he had failed his duty as a father by not protecting Susie. Jack felt he needed to get revenge on his daughter‘s killer.
Dunstan Ramsay, the novel’s protagonist exhibits the issue of how a rough childhood can impede on relationships later on in life. Dunstan’s relationship with his mother leads him to develop three problems that arise in his dating life. The first problem is Dunstan’s trust issues; he can never fully trust a woman due to his betrayal of trust with his mother. The second problem is Dunstan’s negative depiction of sexual relations. Due to his mother’s stern moral beliefs, he does not have much interest in sexual relations and has negative views on it.
Cristian’s mom, who was only 24 at the time, arrived at the apartment to reveal what happened just moments before. However, it states that his mom did not even call the police or take her son to the hospital until 6 hours after the accident happened. Both Cristian and his mom were charged with murder and Cristian went to court facing life in an adult prison. However, the court found out that Cristian had once been physically, emotionally, and sexually abused by his once stepfather. That been said, Cristian more than likely needed some sort of counseling.
Scout originally did not have the skill to empathize, but thanks to Atticus, earns it. Had Scout not honed in on this skill, the end of the book, and the message would have been affected. Bob Ewell is a very unempathetic man and did not teach his children the skill. Bob Ewell is so unempathetic, that in fact in the novel, he was referred to as a low down skunk. His children particularly Mayella, have been affected by this lack of empathy, and have developed it as well.
* Baby P failed by police, social workers and lawyers * Toddler had 60 visits from agencies over 8 months * 'Horrifying death' could have been prevented * Authorities didn't realise violent partner lived there The horrific extent to which Baby P was failed by nearly everyone who came into contact with him was laid bare yesterday. Social workers, doctors and police committed a catalogue of errors which led to the toddler’s death at the hands of his mother and her sadistic boyfriend. The full report into how the toddler died disclosed how Baby Peter’s mother, Tracey Connelly, told the authorities she had a boyfriend – but they did not ask who he was or insist on meeting him. She even named Steven Barker – who later battered Peter
Lacy and Connor Peterson were found on the shores of San Francisco Bay. At the time of Ms. Petersons’ disappearance she was eight months pregnant. On the day of her disappearance, Mr. Peterson told police that the last time he saw his wife is when he was leaving to go on a fishing trip. He said she had plans to do her normal routine but when he came home that night she was gone. Weeks into the investigation, police found out that Mr. Peterson was having an affair and had taken a $250,000 life insurance policy out on his wife.
The Starkweather Homicide Charles Starkweather was a spree killer who murdered eleven victims in Nebraska and Wyoming during a road trip with his underage girlfriend, Caril Ann Fugate. His actions inspired several movies, including Natural Born Killer, Badlands, and Wild at Heart. Starkweather appears to have enjoyed a stable and comfortable home life. He was the third of seven children, and despite being born into a poor family during the Great Depression he claimed that he never went hungry. His school life was very different: he was bullied because of a mild speech impediment, bowed legs, and severe nearsightedness.