Most importantly, a man needs to respect his wife. In the movie, Carmen married Javier; not for money, but for love. They sacraficed, but they got through it together. A good dad is a man who would go out of his way to protect, love, teach and nurture his children to the best of his ability, regardless of being present in the home or not. Any man can be a father, but it takes someone special to be a Dad.
Since the day Amir is born, he feels that his father dislikes him. While his mother gave birth, Amir continually felt as though he had to fix the ruining of his father’s life of love with Sofia. After all, they did not have much similarity, leading to a problem; Amir really had nothing to do that could affect Baba since they have nothing similar. Baba was more energetic, confident, and big on taking risks whereas Amir is not. The differences between the father and son are so abundant that Baba emphasizes, “If I hadn’t seen the doctor pull him out of my wife with my own eyes, I’d not believe he’s my son” (Hossieni 25).
It was the “impulses, desires, and feelings that a person is unaware of but that influence emotions and behavior” that were the driving force of the killing (1542). His disposal of the body shows premeditation, “They drove…Matt thinking now of the hole he and Willis had dug last Sunday: (109). He used a handkerchief to touch everything, and had a glove for when he touched the gun. He would also shut the car door with his hips. These fearful emotions he used to protect himself were much like the emotions he felt which caused to be overprotective of his son.
How was all this possible? He had positive influences around him causing him to be shaped into a smart, successful young man. His family deeply cared about his success and did not want to see failure in his future. In contrast, the other Wes Moore did not have many positive influences in his life. His influence was his brother Tony that was “the closest thing he had to a role model” (page 72) Tony was a troubled child and their mother would depend on him to talk Wes out of drug dealing and fighting when Tony did those activities himself.
Boyz N the hood primarily revolves around 3 primary characters: Tre, Ricky, and Doughboy. The setting of the film is in South Central Los Angeles primarily in the areas of Crenshaw and Compton. Tre Styles is sent by his mother to live with his father in order to teach him discipline and to take care of him while she focuses on her career and schooling. His father, Furious Styles sets out to teach his son right/wrong to avoid making the same mistakes many in the hood were doing. His discipline was vital in Tre’s decision making and thought process.
From a behaviourist approach, the environment in which John grew up in and is currently living in, would start to explain his behaviour. John does not want the same relationship with his boss as he did with his father (negative reinforcement), so he will try anything to impress his boss so the unpleasant feeling he felt as a child are not repeated in his adult life (operant conditioning). Behaviourists would apply
Sarty followed his father’s way blindly, knowing that he is the role model and trustworthy person. But, after then he begin to speak when his father do something wrong. Now, he must choose between his loyalty to the family or to the society to live a better life. Sarty’s parents play an important part of his confusion of loyalty. They are totally different from each other.
This is because Keith's father is always around, so Stephen has gained an expectation that all parents should be like him, which both the reader and older Stephen know is not true. Baba is more neglectful of Amir, however, saying that if he hadn't seen his wife give birth to Amir, he wouldn't believe that he's his son. As Amir heard him say this, it means he spends his childhood trying to make this right leading to his main concern being pleasing his father, not looking after his friend Hassan. Baba, Father of Amir and Hassan and a wealthy, well-respected businessman. Baba believes first and foremost in doing what is right and thinking for oneself, and he tries to impart these qualities to Amir.
The theme is also a father’s desire to protect his son. He shows anger and harshness towards the nettles seen through the harsh t and d letters and also his use of enjambment; however he shows tenderness and love towards his son through using soft s sounds. He tries to protect he child but soon realises he can’t. He had an intense passion towards protecting his child, he seeks revenge but he is regretful that he can’t protect his child from everything. His last line emphasises this regret but also acceptance that his son has to go through life feeling sharp wounds.He wants to protect his son, it shows the connection and bound between father and son and the closeness of their relationship.
Although happiness and relief was expected from finding the pearl, Kino notices it only brings burden and evil, destroying his previous life. Kino, is the leader, husband, and father of his family. He tries to be responsible and make the best out of his family's poor life by giving them what they need. The moment that his son, Coyotito was stung by a scorpion, he was motivated to cure him. In order to cure Coyotito, he needed to come up with money.