“She guessed she was lucky, compared to most kids in the desert. Her father brought food home, he had never hit or even touched her and he hadn’t disappeared” (Straight 12). The author says that because Elvia felt that her mother had just disappeared and left her but she did not do that. It was much more to the story, but at least she knew her father was going to always be there. Her father is a loving dad and would kill for her.
Ethical Aspects in The Road Compared with Today's Society In the novel, The Road, by Cormac McCarthy, McCarthy writes about a father and son who try to survive after a tragic catastrophe. Although McCarthy never reveals the father or son's name, he brings them to life by vividly describing their actions. This description gives the reader the ability to relate to their actions and helps portray the father and son's relationship. Throughout the novel, the father and son build a strong relationship which is built around love, fear, and determination. McCarthy also uses the setting to help demonstrate the father and son's hopeless situation.
Wesley lives under the shadow of his brother Frank and as the story progresses he is slowly escaping it. However, despite Wesley’s wilted physique and lack of superiority in the Hayden family hierarchy, he possesses a great deal of moral virtue and mental strengths. First of all, Wesley’s leg injury leads to other factors to develop Wesley as a better and stronger man. In his life he goes through many obstacles, such as his failure to go to war, and thus becoming the underdog of the Hayden family. This is discovered when the patriarch, Julian Hayden, says to his son Wesley “Ever since the war…Ever since Frank came home in a uniform and you stayed home, you’ve been jealous” (118).
This sense of responsibility is exacerbated by his mother’s request that he “hold on to your brother, and don’t let him fall, no matter what it looks like is happening to him and no matter how evil you gets with him. You going to be evil with him many a times. But don’t forget what I told you.” Despite his reassurances to his mother, James is married and leaving town two days after this conversation. He is content to get on with his own life and pursue his own dreams of family and career. He puts the promise out of his mind and is happy to just forget about his brother, until his mother dies and another meeting with Sonny is on the
In Chapter 4 the narrator describes how his life is before he and Rafa were sent to the campo. He lived with Rafa, his mother and grandfather. He and Rafa had a good relationship with their grandfather because if they ever got in trouble with their mother he would always go easy on them by not making them go through to punishment their mother gave them. During this chapter their mother is working long hours just to take care of her children. At one point she goes into a state of shock and depression because Yuniors father told her he was coming home to see them but he never showed up.
One of the most significant portrayals of loyalty is the faithfulness of Odysseus verses Penelope. As Odysseus slowly wanders back home to his wife he manages to flirt and sleep with countless woman. On the other hand Penelope protects all of Odysseus’s property from the greedy suitors who have taken over there home. Penelope never betrays her husband even while most believe he is dead. She refuses to even consider remarrying.
His dad ignored when he didn’t go home or when he was sent to the Children’s Center; he said it was good riddance. Although Sonny’ mom was very upset, she never failed to make the trip to pick Sonny up from the Children’s Center. She loved him and never had a thought of giving up on him. She tried to hide his clothing to keep him at home, or she threatened to send him away until he is twenty-one, but when these didn’t work, she would ask her favorite question, “Boy, why you so bad?”(P.21) Sonny’s life as a young boy was engaged in crime. He was effectively influenced by his “gang” and the game of hookey.
Although he may not understand what happened in his past, he feels he is chained to it and that his life is already set for him. Throughout the story The Misfit behaves in ways that show he doesn’t want to live the life he has, but he feels obligated to fill in the gaps that his past has created. The Misfit is very similar to the father in a short called “The Boat”. The father works extremely hard on a boat in the harbor to support his family. He has a son that helps him, daughters that help around the house and a very old-fashioned wife that disapproves of many things that make him happy.
The Privilege of Youth In the autobiography, The Privilege of Youth, by Dave Pelzer, there are many characters that are shown. There’s Dave, who is the author of the book and also the boy overcame his harsh early life and tried to make the best out of it. Some of the main characters are his best friends, Paul and David, who gave Dave some of his childhood back. Dan Brazell, Paul’s father, and with time, Dave sees him as the father who was never there for him. There is also “The Sarge”, Mike Marsh, who helps Dave out get his life together as well as Dan did.
And try to stay invisible “He is a great father who has been struggling his life to earn some good money and wants best for his son called Luis Galindo. Carlos Galindo has presented himself as a great father. Like other parents, he wants to give best for his son. Carrie Rickey says, “ Demian Bichir in a performance as modest and as epic as the movie he’s in.” He wants to give his son all the luxurious and facilities that he never got in his whole life. Carlos was always concerned about his son.