One of the major reasons for Holden’s depression is failing at many different things. Holden does not have any close friends to talk to and has a very hard time establishing long term relationships. Another cause for his depression is the death of his younger brother Allie, he has always thought that the world would have been better off if he had died instead of his brother. There are many reasons for Holden’s depression including multiple failures, having very few friends, and the death of his younger brother Allie. A large portion of Holden’s depression comes from failing multiple times.
He portrays the difficulties of migrant workers and their families with the Joad family. “The water grew scarce, water was to be bought, five cents, ten cents, fifteen cents a gallon.” (pg. 274). The okies usually had little to no money in their name making it hard for them to feed their families and even themselves. This conflict usually led to dehydration or starvation which led to the depression of losing a loved one.
Importance of Social Class in Charles Dickens's Great Expectations Social class played a major role in the society depicted in Charles Dickens's Great Expectations. Social class determined the manner in which a person was treated and their access to education. Yet, social class did not define the character of the individual. Many characters were treated differently because of their social class in Great Expectations. Seeing the contrast between how the poor and the rich were treated will give a clearer understanding of how much social class mattered.
Many of their men were starving and could no longer withstand the cold winter weather. A lot of their men had died because they were too weak for the long journey ahead of them. In the General History of Virginia, John Smith recalls that “Scarce ten among them could neither go or well stand such extreme weakness and sickness oppressed them“. Once John and William arrived to their destinations, they searched all over land to set up camp and look for clues of previous life. They and their men slowly recovered back to health by living off of corn and beans, but the December weather
The workers are unable to get government relief because they have not lived in the state for a year. Weakened by hunger, many resort to begging and stealing. The pity of the townspeople for the starving workers soon turns to fear. The only person in town who is busy is the
Also losing his grandfather, he was raised by his grandmother, her love, transforming his personality. The difficulty of poverty forced Albert to work at age 8 and lose the opportunity to receive an education. His illiteracy became a large deficiency to him, ‘Could I have my meals in here… My reading is limited you see’. This deficiency formed a personality of determination in all things he did. Throughout the lonely moments working for
Eating caused him so much pain that he absolutely refused to eat anything. This was one of the most frustrating things for my mother-in-law, because in her mind if he would just eat something he would feel better. She was now caring for him 24 hours a day. She struggled with many thoughts. In frequent conversations with her, she had often asked the questions what could the doctors do to make her father better, what could she do to make him eat, and how could this disease have taken hold on a man who had done all the right things.
This shows that the poor are not living out the great American dream and how they live to work and work to live. George is treated fairly poorly at work, as Tom demonstrates when he roughly yelled “Let’s have some gas” at him. He is constantly working and refused to go to bed at one point because he would lose a lot of
Stevens Villalon 10/22/2013 EN 101 - Composition 1 Prof. Della Fera “Defense of food” Eating processing food is killing us slowly without our permission. Everyone needs to eat something every day. So, they can be fine all day. If someone does not eat anything at all, it can affect their health slowly. For instance, losing energy, feeling sick, might faint.
While sex refers to the biological differences between male and female, gender refers to the socially constructed and variable categories of masculine and feminine. Men are the world leaders, policemen, and private security and military, women are the housekeepers and child caregivers. They are lower paid and work as repairers of the consequences of violence as nurses, psychologists and social workers. The United Nations regard gender equality as a human right. They point out that: empowering women is also an indispensable tool for advancing development and reducing poverty.