Sometimes when cchildren are betrayed by their love ones they tend to struggle with anger the most, just as Biff was affected by infidelity in the movie, Death of a Salesman. While Willy tried to raise perfect sons, he wrestled with himself between reality and denial of his son Biff, catching him in the hotel room with his mistress while on a business trip in Boston. Biff was a great football player; many universities had offered him scholarships but during that year Biff fail math by one point and had gone to Boston to tell his father the devastating news and for his father to come home and ask his math teacher to give him the one point he needed to enter college. When Biff reaches Willy's hotel room in Boston, he sees his dad with another woman and this discovery made Biff see his father as a fake. Biff, said to his dad “you are a fake; you are a liar, a liar” (Miller, 1958).
The main conflicts in this film are both internal and external. The conflicts that are internal is the fact that every on in the Younger family thinks that money will buy them happiness, and they all constantly disagree with each other about what they should do with the money. Walter wants the money so that he can prove that he is capable of making a future for his family. By doing well in business Walter thinks that he can buy his family happiness. His internal conflict comes into play because he has forgot about his husband responsibilities that he has toward his family by creating this infatuation with opening the liquor store with his friends.
There must be more money According to his mother, the families lack of money all stems from their tendency to be unlucky - his father is unlucky at making money and she is unlucky for marrying him. Paul asserts that he is different because God, apparently speaking through his rocking horse, told him so. He sets out to prove this to his mother while keeping his method strictly confidential. Only his uncle and the gardener are aware that he is posting bets on horse races. After Paul becomes successful, he set the impossible expectation for himself of retaining that luck and he finds he is unable to stop gambling, once started.
Stanley does finally express loyalty to his father when he tries to protect him by hiding the suicide note that Arthur had wrote confessing of his murder of Margaret. Family Loyalty isn’t strong in the Ellis family- Stanley had a difficult childhood and hates his mother for the way she treated him when he was younger. The Ellis family don’t have a very good relationship with each other, Loyalty
Johnny, knowing how prized and amazing he was at his job, was bossy and mean towards most in the family, even Mr. Lapham. Because of how prideful he was, Johnny would defend himself to anybody that insulted him, which, in my opinion, caused him to not care when he made fun of someone. In the book, Dove, another apprentice, tricked Johnny and caused him to burn his hand with silver. The hand became
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.
Frank is a retired United States Marine Corps Colonel whom subjects his son Ricky to a strict disciplinarian military lifestyle. Ricky does not approve of this life style, but goes along with it to friction with his father. The Frank does not understand nor does he respect Ricky as his son due to lack of interpersonal communication and too high expectations on his part. Ricky was forced into a military academy and a mental hospital where he spent time recording or videotaping things that he believed to be art. Once he returned home he was a marijuana user and drug dealer and his father was under the impression that he was making his money by working catering jobs.
He always had some resolves like this or something’”(173). Gatsby works and works for his wealth, his whole life spent in a quest for monetary success and eventually Daisy after “he wed his unutterable visions to her perishable breath”(110). And although he has these things for a small amount of time, it is important to look at the situation after Gatsby is killed. One of the most important factors of his funeral is that: “Nobody came”(174). He did not truly make any friends through his wealth, and his money is no use to him now that he is dead.
He lived his life in the shadow of his dominating father under constant pressure to take over the family business. Kafka’s father viewed Franz as a failure and disapproved of his writing because he wanted Franz to become a business man like him. This obsession with wanting Franz to become a businessman led Herrman to beat his son. His father pushed him away, and choosing literature was a lifelong struggle for him as it was not a well-looked upon career (Hayman). The Metamorphosis also shows resemblance to some of Kafka’s diary entries that depict him imagining his
Mr Birling is a married man who is very important and confident who likes to lecture his children. Mr Birling is the owner of a successful factory. He realises that when his daughter gets married to Gerald it is going to do a lot of good to his business. He does not pay his employees very much and will refuse to pay them anymore. Mr Birling is a very selfish man who ‘has to make his way’ and doesn’t think of anyone but himself and his family; he thinks the community is stupid.