His father is an alcoholic and his older brother does not care for him. Eyeball, his brother is a friend of the gang leader Ace and when Ace threatens to burn Chris with a cigarette and even stab Chris, his brother does not stick up for him. He also bears a bad reputation in Castle Rock as a low- life because of his family: “He came from a bad family, and everyone just knew he’d turn out bad,” He also is a boy that is not easily intimidated because he has no problem hitching rides from strangers which was common practice during this time period: “Chris has hitched a ride to meet with the others.” This toughness makes him become a leader within his group of friends. When he is with his friends, his friends look up to him. Chris often demonstrates his leadership by taking charge and making decisions on behalf of the group: “Let’s look for some long branches.
He also shows violence when saying “we romped until the pans slid from the kitchen shelf.” Maybe the child thought they were playing, but as he was drunk he probably was stumbling around hitting things causing the pans to fall, plus he says how his mother was discontent with his father at this specific time. When he says “At every step you missed, my right ear scraped a buckle,” doesn’t show violence but does emphasize that he’s drunk. The author is giving an image that as his father walks clumsily, his head hits against his fathers belt and he is too scared to say anything to him Ramirez 2 about it, so he just takes it. There is also a sense of love in the poem. He uses the simile “but I hung on like death, such waltzing was not easy” to show that he hung on to his father not wanting to get off of him even though it was difficult for him to hang on.
He tells stories and sometimes these stories are about things he should not have a way of knowing. Unfortunately for Thomas, no one wants to hear his stories so they have set him outside the group, they ignore him. Victor and Thomas were friends as boys but as they grew older Victor left Thomas behind and fell in with the group. Once Thomas even beat Victor, badly, in a drunken fit, for no reason. All the other boys stood around and watched.
The only person Huck could relate to was his friend Tom Sawyer; unfortunately Tom wasn’t the best role model for Huck. Huck’s father was a drunk that was never there when he needed him. Pap, Huck’s father, was extremely selfish; instead of being happy for Huck, Pap would always try to put him down. Pap didn’t like the fact that Huck was in school. Pap thought Huck was trying to out do him, "You've put on considerable many frills since I been away.
When Allie died, Holden smashed every window in his garage; his violent action foreshadowed his later self-destructive personality. Holden has been suffering from the loneliness of his brother’s death since he was thirteen. He never confronted this pain and instead avoids it; Holden is a compulsive liar and he distances himself from people by being cynical. By distancing himself from people, Holden believes he can never feel the pain that occurs as a result of a beloved, deceased individual. While Holden uses his self-imposed alienation as a defense, he is unaware that it severely damages his well-being.
He also changes emotionally; he starts of very much alone and ends up in love with Edie. Terry has no family except for his brother Charlie. He ran away from an orphanage at a young age and was brought up by Johnny Friendly and Charlie who are apart of a corrupt union. He does not know what its like to be loved unconditionally; therefore he doesn’t display love or compassion to others. The gang is the only family he has.
Not only is he unfaithful to his wife Rose, but he also appears to have no conscious for his infidelity and his lack of nurturing towards his family. Throughout the play, Wilson illustrates the theme of responsibility by displaying Troy’s recognition of responsibility, his lack of responsibility, and how Troy’s lack of responsibility affects his family and friends. While Troy’s upbringing did not provide a lot of stability or guidance he undergoes many hardships in order to recognize the meaning of responsibility. Growing up without a mother, Troy is raised by his father who mistreated and abused him. When Troy is fourteen he has a brutal encounter with his father, leaving him no choice but to become a man and learn to be responsible and survive on his own; “…When I see what the matter of it was, I lost all fear of my daddy.
Dez relied on his new friend, Cory, to stay by his side but when Cory saw how dangerous Dez was during a shooting incident, he left him alone. Dez’s other so-called “friends” were just people who hanged out with him because he had control over them; they never really supported him. Even the school teachers let him down as they all gave up on trying to help Dez and always thought he shouldn’t have been in the school. The last major person who let Dez down was his only family, his mother. His mother told him she loved him and thought she was the last person who actually wanted for him.
he never had a chance to meet one of his brothers seeing as the brother had died at a young age, although he never got to meet his brother it still could of left him intellectually puzzled about the past. Social: he lived in a house with a small room with pollution which could have left him self-conscious. Spiritual: his mother was Jehovah’s Witness which could mean that the background he is from was quite grounded, strict and looked out for high expectations. Positive Effects: Physical: the more he grew he became stronger and his lifestyle made him more active travelling from country to country and
So he then assaulted Phil who was a fan of Philadelphia’s Eagles, after he had humiliated him over the Spots Radio. He then went to prison but was so overjoyed when he knew that he would be out before the new season of the Giants begins. Many reasons from which I found were related to why Paul acted this way. One reason I thought was the most important was that the New York Giants gave him a sense of belonging. He didn’t have any friends, and his family was very resentful of him, so the Giants were like his family and friends.