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. The relationship that is shared between Blacky and his father has negatively impacted Blacky’s self-esteem so much that it has led to him not having faith in his own father and to expect no support. During the novel, the desertion that Bob shows toward his son leads Blacky to be more independent, and he learns to expect no support from his father, as he cannot rely on Bob to look after him. The grand final, and Dumby Red’s funeral are examples of when Gary seeks his father’s input,
Because of Eric’s lack of manors, Mr. Birling uses his pride to belittle his son which is very upsetting for Eric and its not how a parent should treat their children. He should use love and instead of using criticism to teach his son and gain that father and son
In the text Willy asks if he Bernard didn’t give him the answers, basically condoning for his son to cheat (Miller 92). An American dream is not achieved by cheating, it’s achieved by hard work, something Willy Loman never taught his sons. Appearance and being well liked have nothing to do with success and the American
Sonny’s brother is older and he should know better that people ought to follow their dreams and do what they like to do in life so far as it isn't illegal .Baldwin tells us how Sonny's brother gets into an argument with Sonny when their mother dies. Sonny’s brother acting as a parent asks Sonny what he wants to do and Sonny tells him music. He doesn’t take Sonny serious because to him, you can't make a living out of music meanwhile people do make a living out of music. And he doesn't understand that music is the only thing Sonny wants to do. He tells Sonny that people can't always do what they want to do but Sonny who understands the world better argues that people ought to do what they want to do if not what do they live for (119-122) .I think Sonny is right, people should be able to follow their dreams .I’m riding with Sonny on that one, everyone should be able to follow their dreams because to me, I don’t think you can be happy in a career you’ve never liked.
You can’t pray a lie-I found that out” (Twain 227). Huck is trying to follow what society views as normal. Although he attempts to pray for it, he knows he cannot because it is not what is right. The reason Huck is unable to pray what he wanted is because, in his heart, he knows it is wrong. He knows that he should not turn in Jim because Jim has done nothing but help Huck in his adventure and has done nothing wrong to Huck.
The title relates to this story b/c Eric was the bystander that didn't do anything when Griffin beat up David. He didn't want to get involved, but he also knew what they ( Griffin and his group) were doing was wrong and bad. I learned that even if your not the one being bulled you should always tell a teacher or a parent that someone is getting physically or mentally bulled. No form of bullying is right and shouldn't be done in the first
Chris decided to drift away from everybody. Choosing to be alone and not care about your family was arrogant of him. In chapter 12, Chris found out about his father living a double life. He decided to keep that a secret from everyone, including his father. For example,
Weather each child makes a successful transition to adulthood is up to them, and their wise choice. Mrs. Saunders, the mother of Dave in "Almos' A Man" is challenged to make the appropriate decision regarding his young, immature teen. Dave struggles to prove his manhood to his much older co-workers and his boss, after failing horrendously he suggest to getting a gun. Since Dave knows that his mother, Mrs. Saunders is far much more lenient than his father, he goes to her. Ms. Saunders is faced with a challenge of either giving Dave money to buy the guy, or the most responsible decision, refusing to.
Creon cares about his son so much he doesn’t want Haemon to marry Antigone just because she broke the law. Creon says, “You will never marry this side of death.”(646) Creon cares mostly about his family and don’t Haemon to marry a women that did something bad. Creon is doing the right thing for his son so he can live a better life than marrying a woman that broke the law. Creon also says, “No son of mine shall web so vile a creature.”(486) Haemon tries so hard to convince her father to let him marry her but Creon is stopping him. He cares about her wife, Eurydice, as well because Creon wanted to suicide when he saw his son and wife died in scene 8.
You would think because he missed his son’s birth, he would try to make up for it and be a great father. But he was never around to raise his son and do fatherly things with William, like teach him valuable life lessons and such. As an adult, William tried to let his father know that their relationship wasn’t steady because William only knew so much about his father, and the rest were fabrications. All he wanted to know was the truth, and Edward kept telling tall tales. This only caused the deteriorating relationship between father and son to