Frank not only rebels back because it was a mistake, but because Griffin has been sleeping with his mother and this gives him a worrying feeling. Frank doesn’t really say much about how he feels about his mother and Griffin having “excitement” but once he looks more through those books at the library, he concludes adultery is a terrible sin. Frankie also gets a job and earns his own money. A man, he thinks himself to be. “Now I have to hand over my wages…I won’t be able to save for my
A Raisin in the Sun Throughout the novel A Raisin in the Sun, Walter Lee Younger encounters a great internal struggle. Walter Lee aspires to maintain a vast amount of wealth at the expense of his family’s happiness. At the end of the novel, Walter Younger must choose between family pride or recovering the wealth he lost his loved ones during the event in which he invites Mr. Linder back to his home. Based on Walter’s actions before and during this interaction, it can be depicted that during hardships maintaining pride and dignity is your only hope at emotional redemption. Throughout the majority of the novel and before the event with Mr. Linder Walter Lee Younger is seen as an incredibly selfish and frustrated man.
His believes towards his son are different. He feels manny should give up school altogether, get a job as a dishwasher, and work his way up. Once Mr. Hart leaves, Mr. Hernandez scours through Manny's pockets until he finds the $20, which He decides to spend on a two day drinking binge over at Rico’s pool hall, instead of feeding his family like a considerate father would
He experiences vexation because he is unable to provide his family with basic living essentials, like a bed. Both Gatsby and Walter make sacrifices to impress their loved ones, however. Although Gatsby’s business venture was a success and Walter’s was a complete failure, both involved illegal dealings and were not allowed in that current era. For example, Gatsby made a living by bootlegging alcohol, “He [Gatsby] and this Wolfshiem bought up a lot of side-street drug stores here and in Chicago and sold grain alcohol ... I picked him for a bootlegger … and I wasn’t far wrong” (Fitzgerald, 141).
But in the end the father says, “if there had only been time to go up to my club” which tells us that the father is very self-centered and that the only thing he thinks of is him self and his life instead of getting to know his son. The son is getting more and more ashamed of his father, because of the way he behaves at the restaurants. In the beginning he was proud and he had high expectations to this meeting but know only an hour and a half later, he know that he will never see his dad again. While standing at a newsstand the father is doing it all over again. He is being rude to the seller and he is shouting at him.
Mr. Lindner a man from the neighborhood comes to the Younger house trying to convince them to not destroy the white community. He offers a lot of money in exchange for their acceptance. Meanwhile Walter looses all the money he has invested in the liquor store because I friend has run away with it. When he loses the majority of their financial resources the entire family falls into a deeper level of depression. At this
But that didn’t stop her; she planned to go to Nigeria with Asagai for medical school, which costs money. This dream didn’t work out to well since Walter invested all the money that Mama gave him into the liquor store. He wanted to open a liquor store with Bobo and Willy because he wanted a real job. When Bobo came to tell him that Willy skipped town with the money Walter was in utter denial. Beneatha and Mama were furious along with Ruth.
Relationships in Citizen Kane Kane’s Parents * The relationships between Charles foster Kane and the characters in the film are based on the relationship Kane shared with his parents * Jim and Mary Kane forfeit their son to Walter Thatcher, a wealthy banker, when the family suddenly comes into wealth. * Kane’s mother appears distant and emotionless towards her son and although we assume she sends her son away to ensure he is raised appropriately * From what we see of Jim Kane, we can tell that he is an alcoholic and has violent tendencies towards his son. Perhaps Charles is sent away in order to protect both himself and his wealth from his irresponsible father. * Kane's mother sends him away when he is only eight years old, and this abrupt separation keeps him from growing past the petulant, needy, aggressive behaviors of a pre-adolescent. * As an adult, Kane has a great deal of wealth and power but no emotional security, and this absence of security arrests his development and fuels his resentment of authority.
He wonders whether those dreams shrivel up “like a raisin in the sun.” in the play, every member of the Younger family has a separate self asserted individual dream, Beneatha wants to become a doctor, for example, and Walter wants to have money so that he can afford things for his family by opening up a liquor store. The Younger’s struggle to attain these dreams throughout the play, and much of their happiness and depression is directly related to
Inner conflict is a problem that one’s self can only solve. In John Steinbeck’s novel, East of Eden, one of the many protagonists, Caleb (Cal) Trask, has to fight his own inner demons. Caleb believes that he is evil, has grown up without a mother, and believes that his brother’s death is his fault. Adam Trask is a wealthy man from East who moved to the West in search of a new life, and in that new life his wife Cathy Trask (Kate), gives birth to two beautiful twin boys, Caleb and Aron. Aron is a boy who lives in his own imagination, then gets shot by his reality.