Every time Toph is talked about in the book the sense of adoration lingers as Eggers tells his story. His brother who he raised is his main pride. Eggers had practically shaped and modeled him. There is also admiration for youth in general. Eggers seem a bit scared to grow old.
When he had dreams of greatness, he didn’t hesitate one bit to share with his brothers and dad. Because he was the most adored and had awesome dreams, his siblings got very jealous and eventually tried getting rid of him. As he got older, Joseph learned a lot through a lot of painful experiences. His positive responses to hardships kept him moving forward, he didn’t spend time asking why things happened to him; he did what was right and those who watched
Paul despises his common life so much that he feels he must hid it from his peers through lies. He tells them false information of his ‘upper class’ life, such as announcing his travels to far off places, to make them believe he is above the average middle class person. Every lie Paul tells, the further away he gets from realizing and appreciating the good that is already present in his life (such as family) and from
Amir committed the deadly sin of being envious towards Hassan being in Amir’s life and his value towards Baba, which left him in guilt for witnessing Hassan’s struggle growing up. This all left him in unhappiness throughout his adulthood and married life as he was never able to forgive himself unless he had strived for Hassan’s forgiveness. This is what led into Sohrab’s value in Amir’s life. Therefore, throughout one’s life of sinful deeds, and wrong doings, one cannot forgive themselves unless they seek for others forgiveness and
Throughout the play Miller has Willy boast about his life to his family telling them how he is “vital in New England” and that “if old man Wagner were alive” he’d be in “charge of New York by now”. Miller uses this boasting, not as a sign of arrogance, but to show the audience how Willy convinces himself and others of his success ad self-worth. Willy desperately wants to be successful and thinks that the only way to do this is to be a salesman.
Jay, inspired by his childhood idol, Dan Cody, rose up from middle class to the elusive upper class to give himself a better chance of getting what he truly desired. Zelda was what Fitzgerald truly wanted and he found a way to obtain his dream too. He was also inspired by a childhood idol named father Sigourney Fey. Both of their idols made them believe they could achieve their goals with enough hard work and they did just that. Another way Fitzgerald showed himself is through the fact that Gatsby doesn’t drink.
This shows that he is highly unpopular with lawyers as he believes if they do not do their job properly they should be fined however lawyers are the only category which state that he is un-liked compared to the ‘whole people’. Sources 1 and 2 both agree that he had a lot of power over the nobility and they were not fond of that. Source 1 state’s ‘his hostility towards...nobles’ this shows that Wolsey was aggressive towards the nobles which created ‘great irritation’. Wolsey saw himself above the nobility so he did not give them any respect and believed they could not do their job properly. Source 2 agrees that he had a lot of power of the nobility as he ‘shakes them by the ear’ this quote show that Skelton was taking the mick out of the nobility for not standing up to Wolsey which shows the amount of power he had over them but also that the nobles did actually fear Wolsey.
His siblings were all athletic and he was kind of the “nerd” of the family. He was outrageously smart and his family supported him one hundred percent. He just didn’t think that his dad was proud of him and I think that made him push himself so much more. His dad altered him to be a better man and doctor. Dr. Paul Farmer promoted his positive solutions all around the world.
Victor was jealous of his friend Thomas. Victor felt that Thomas remembered more good things about his father than he could remember. Victor thought that his father was there more for Thomas than him. Victor expresses his feelings while riding on the bus and several other times. He says, “Thomas what do you know about my father;” although Thomas gives him story after story about how he remembers Victors dad and how he such a good man.
Whilst everyone else on the ranch, and America at the time, is struggling due to the Depression Curley seems careless, wreckless, continues to pick fights and make people feel even worse. It's almost as if he's completely outside of the Economic Struggle, which in fact suggests that Curley's a lonely character, and when in contrast with all the other characters his cruelty is emphasised. Due to this Economic Struggle having getting a job was extremely difficult, to have one and be wealthy was classed as the 'American