He does not feel that he can lean on his parents or older siblings for support, because they never truly understood him. He also explains that the only relative that he ever felt close to was his Aunt Helen, but she was killed in a car accident on his seventh birthday. Charlie soon befriends two seniors, Sam and her step-brother Patrick. He soon develops strong feelings for Sam, but believes that he has no chance being with her. The two introduce him to many new experiences and a group of upperclassmen friends.
Her mother left when she was when she was 7 years old and although she has since found out more about the situation, her father never spoke about it at the time. She is currently in a relationship but this also has its up and downs, which she blames on herself. Initial consultation Miss K is ready to move forward with her life she often feels that she has no control over it. She would like to understand and address the issues that are holding her back in her relationship and also at work and take control. Due to her anxiety and panic attacks she recognises that she is placing more and more restrictions on her life.
Arshdeep Kaur Period 3 HLA 8 17 January 2013 Reading Log # 13 This book is about a sixteen-year-old girl named Min, breaks up with a guy named Ed, who is a popular math-loving jock who secretly carries a protractor. The whole book is a long letter that Min writes to Ed about why she breaks up with him. Along with the letter she attaches a box full of items that may seem like trash to most people but it resembles their relationship. At the end Ed reads the letter and looks inside the books. After a few days he takes the box and dumps it out just like Min had dumped him.
Due to his mother’s stern moral beliefs, he does not have much interest in sexual relations and has negative views on it. The third problem is Dunstan’s fear of being manipulated in a relationship because, of his mothers firm control over his father. Thus due to the hostile childhood his mother creates, Dunstan can never form a successful relationship in adulthood and this leads to a life of loneliness. Having trust is a major aspect in keeping a continuous relationship. Being trustful though, is a characteristic Dunstan Ramsay lacks and this results in weakened relationships.
In the group is Alison Reynolds the misfit, Andrew Clark the jock, Brian Johnson the geek, Claire Standish the princess and John Bender the rebel. It is apparent that they all have stressed relationships with their parents, are unsure about their future and have immense pressure from their peers (Loukides, 30). Allison Reynolds is a strange, unusually silent character, who is a mystery to most people. She did not do anything to deserve detention, except that she had nothing to do on this day and decided to go into detention in order to find company. Her parents are uninvolved and ignore her.
In the quote “The last thing she wanted to do at this party was fight with her jealous friends about their new living situation.” (Harrison 49) shows that Massie really doesn't want to be fighting with her friends over her new friendship with Claire. Massie hasn't really directly told her friends about the Lyons living with her and her family for a couple of weeks due to the re-building of the guest house. So that means her friends won't be to happy about that news because Massie didn't tell them as soon as she found out. Massie didn't tell her friends right away because she already knows that they will get jealous. In the quote “There had to be some kind of mistake!
The little brother is under stress because he cannot see his famous brother or that Munez knows of his poor family. The little brother’s mom forbids him from doing a lot of things to a point where the brother does outrageous and self-inflicting things in order to see his brother. Munez’s girlfriend, Roz Harmison, is under the stress that she is losing her boyfriend. She sees all the potential girlfriends he can have and that they do not live together. The pressure of her nursing exams forces her to stay in New Castle while her boyfriend is in Madrid.
Tom’s family dislikes Nola because she is very different from them, money wise. Chris attempts to hide is attraction for Nola but one day she runs out of the house very upset and Chris decides to follow her. They hook up. Chris never tells Chloe and the two of them end up staying together and getting married. Chloe’s father gives Chris a job at the family company and all is well.
She has lived her life in fear of her father and because of she followed everything he said and believed. She never once had the chance to think for herself because of the fear of what her father would do to her if she changed her views on anything. Rachel explains the fear of her father later to Henry Drummond when she says “I would wake up at night, terrified of the dark....I wanted to run to my father , and have him tell me I was safe, that everything was all right. But I was always more frightened of him than I was of falling. Its the same now”(p54-55) As the play continues Rachel is still timid and feels nervous about change.
There is Jim, the boy’s mom’s boyfriend, who is trying to be a role model for the boy but he is not successful. This may be the reason why he is the only one without a title and is mentioned by name. There is also the mother of the boy who is not fond of the dad and is very reluctant to let him see his son. The father is anxious about losing his son and this causes him to be distant so that he wont get too close to the boy. He is showing this in this passage: “Great!” cries the man.