Families in Change –Movie Analysis Assignment 2 In the movie Boyz in the Hood there are two families depicted, the film tells the story of three friends: Trey, Doughboy and Ricky. Trey is living with his mother at the beginning of the film, and then his mother decides to send him to live with his father after he gets involved in a classroom fight with other student; breaking a contract that he had with his mother to behave. Trey’s mother feels that it would best that Trey’s father (Furious Styles) teach him responsibility and values that only a father can, he lives in a tough inner city neighbourhood of Los Angeles. Trey meets his two friends Ricky and Doughboy they live with their mother in the same neighbourhood. Trey’s family is a single parent family with trey’s father being the only parent in the household.
6) This is how the narrator, Pip, describes Joe Gargery, a humble man who is very fond of Pip, like a father is of a son. With Pip's parents dead, Pip needed a father figure and he found this in Joe Gargery, like Lawrence Jay Dessner suggests: “Gargery, as the husband of Pip's acting mother, is the most obvious father figure, and he is in some respects what Pip craves.” (pp. 444) Mrs. Gargery, Joe's wife and Pip's sister, is a strict woman who holds the household together, controls her husband and who is very unforgiving with Pip. She often beats him and Joe is always the one who defends Pip. Joe is also a man with strong moral values who tries to implant those values in Pip.
He enjoys being the patriarch - the head of the family, enjoys holding all the strings in the household; he views himself superior emotionally and intellectually and he treats his wife as a foolish child and a plaything. Torvald has pet names for Nora like “my little skylark”, “my little squirrel”, “my poor little Nora.” (Ibsen 4) It is not hard to notice that in every term of endearment the word little is always included. This shows how he doesn’t consider her as an equal partner in the relationship. To him she is just a child-wife, someone who he needs to nourish, take care off and teach. Appearances and social standard mean everything to Torvald.
Link is boy, whom his mother started seeing a man, Vince, after his father left them. Vince happens to be very abusing, and holds a grudge against Link and his sister, Carol. Due to his behavior, and after an argument, Carol decides to leave the house and live with her boyfriend. Tension started growing in the house, and so the consequences were large on Link. He started to perform badly at school and so, he decides to follow his sister’s steps and leave the house.
As the murderers were preparing to kill everyone, Tom attempted to talk to them and alleviate the situation to avoid anybody getting hurt. But as time progressed, nothing could be done to stop the mad men from robbing the diner and killing everyone in it. Tom had no choice but to end the lives of those two men. Tom’s son Jack is portrayed as submissive teenager that has a calm, friendly, non violent demeanor to him. At his high school, Jack is frequently ridiculed and tormented Cohen 2 by a bully who makes several attempts to get into a fight with Jack.
By the end of this play, we see how Nora’s secret changes the relationship between the couple, as she violates the stereotypical role-play as a wife and mother in her era, which generates her inspirational growth. Nora, the main character, was first introduced as a very sheltered, immature, and optimistic woman. Helmer we see as proud of his male role in society and in the household, father-like towards his wife, and greatly cares for his appearance in others eyes. When speaking to each other, Helmer communicates to Nora as if she was his child instead of his wife. He does this by things such as calling her nicknames with negative characteristics, such as his little lark, spendthrift and featherhead.
We might think that it’s impossible to change the entire world—and it is—so we passively sit and continue to complain. While complaining may seem easier, it comes with a sinister cost. It casts a shadow of helplessness and victimhood and it compounds the issue. Nothing ever changes because of criticism alone. If everyone complained and no one picked up the trash, the situation would stay the same (at best).
The officers know that even if they prepare an excellent report they will not be financially rewarded and even if they do poorly it will not affect their future promotions or have any other negative consequences. Therefore, they feel there is no reason for them to put in any extra amount of work in order to provide a good report. Ability: The officers were trained to do their job out on the streets and never had any training on how to fill out accurate and timely paperwork. Therefore, the officers are lacking the proper skills and knowledge needed to prepare the paperwork accurately. Role Perceptions: The officers are not aware of their role perceptions and
The story’s main protagonist, Trevor, called "T" by the other boys, is a prime example of this, having moved into the neighborhood after his family’s sudden loss in social status. "T" is presented as having already lost his innocence, which is why it is he who suggests destroying Mr. Thomas’ home. The gang’s former leader, Blackie, is shown in the process of losing his innocence, as he starts out the story proposing relatively petty and victimless shenanigans for his group to accomplish. By the end of the story, however, Blackie is fully supportive of the plan to destroy Mr. Thomas’ house. Destruction and Creation One of the story’s most famous lines -- “Destruction, after all, is a form of creation” -- also identifies one of the story’s main themes.
As a child Hindley treats Heathcliff poorly and always liked to hurt him by hitting him and insulting him, but he always found enjoyment in relaxing with Catherine, Hindley’s Sister. Every since Heathcliff is first brought to the Earnshaws house Hindley has been treating him very badly but Catherine accepted him into the family. Nelly says about Hindley that, “The young master had learned to regard his father as an oppressor rather than a friend, and Heathcliff as a usurper of his parent’s affections and his privileges; and he grew bitter with brooding over these injuries” (31). Hindley did not like Mr. Earnshaw because he always told him not to bother Heathcliff. Hindley always treated Heathcliff very badly for a long time, and Heathcliff began to despise Hindley more and more.