The man knows how to handle his many wives and children, as should be done in the Ibo tribe. But Okonkwo’s family is very diverse in their work ethic, and thoughts of life. He tries to work his eldest son, so he doesn’t become like his grandfather. He is forceful with his wives so he shows them he isn’t weak. Many of the other people in the tribe work and sleep, but Okonkwo knows that only the strong of will and mind survive.
When she returned to her homeland Afghanistan, they were in the midst of a civil war. Unfortunately, a bomb landed on her home that instantly killed her father and sisters. She, along with her mother, decided to take a long and dangerous journey to Pakistan, in hopes to find freedom and peace. Although Farah was afraid of the circumstances she was going through in her journey, she never complained. Her mother was very ill with asthma.
Because of her unconditional willingness to take care of me, I have learned that in life it is important to consider others and not merely focus on your personal interests. This has pushed me to take care of my little sister more attentively and to help my mother around the house so that she doesn’t have to do everything herself. A few years ago, I got sick with the flu only a couple of days before my grandmother was set to travel back to Lebanon. My mother had work, my sister had school and my grandmother was suppose start packing. However, almost the entire two days she stayed by my side making me warm soups and teas, ensuring I was comfortable and keeping me company.
Being a man, he is forced to shoulder the responsibility to lead not only his immediate family, but that of his extended family as well. Being the headmaster of the mission school has brought him several life changing opportunities, one that can lead a person out of poverty. However, Babamukuru does not want to at first take these, knowing that he will be in debt with his benefactors. Looking at the poverty that his family is in, he feels that since he has been given the chance to move forward in life, he must also help his family come forward too. Because of this, he has become the hero of his family.
Whenever I needed to schedule a doctor’s appointment, my dad always made me do it for myself. It bothered me that my dad would not help me with certain things. I felt as if I had matured way too fast. Looking back at it I realize I am more mature than most people my age, but this is a good thing. Meg goes through a similar situation when they must save Charles Wallace.
She said that she had just eaten and she was ready to begin. I asked her to tell me a little bit about herself and how she is related to J.B.. She said that she is the mother of J.B.’s father and that she is his closest relative who lives in Rochester, MN. She said that she had always been proud of her only grandson because he is a good grandson and that she does her best to help him and his wife. She added that he and his wife are both going to school and since he is unable to work because of his chronic illness, his wife is under a lot of stress. I asked her questions concerning illnesses within her family and she was able to provide some information to make a genogram.
The decisions she makes shows us, her desire to improve health and education level, but to also be finally making something out of herself other than just a house wife. These changes she is going through tells us her trying to gain her own independence. The reason for change in Norma’s life is the return of her husband Leroy. After 14 year of trucking Leroy’s injury causes him to come back home permanently, which causes unhappiness to Norma, leading her to say, “In some ways, a woman prefers a man who wonders”(Mason 76). Norma says this towards the end of the story, when Norma is essentially telling Leroy she wants to be alone.
Father's Influence Throughout our life we come across a person who changes the viewpoint of our life so we shall benefit from it. For me, both my parents have had a continuous impact on my life, but my father has had the most extensive one. Even though he is a workaholic, he has always had time to come to parent meetings, my sports matches and many other activities that other parents shrug off. Even though I despised being put into the sports I had been in as a child, I am happy that my dad had forced me into being an active member of them. Even though I was not always the best player, my dad made me feel as if I was by the small but important things he did.
She saved Peeta's live, by looking after him when he saved Katniss's live yet again by sacrificing his leg so that Katniss can get away. Katniss used all her knowledge that she had learned from her mum about wounds, to keep Peeta alive during the end of the Hunger Games. Katniss then repayed Peeta for saving her live with a victory of The Hunger Games. The relationships Katniss creates between her and Rue, during the Hunger Games are on of the many relationships that kept her alive. Her relationship with Rue helped her destroy the “Career Tributes” food source.