In Night Elie Wiesel and his father are in a concentration camp. His father falls very weak and ill, and it is getting harder to care for him. Elie must make a choice what is worth more- his life or his fathers. Therefore, both main characters have had to make tough choices which leaves both of them with feelings of guilt and
Now that Allie is dead and that D.B. moved away, Holden feels that he doesn’t have anyone. It is just he and his little sister Phoebe. Holden also misses his family, and rarely gets to see them because he goes to a boarding school. Holden feels depressed from the prior events in his family, and no longer has the desire to learn or strive to be successful.
His father’s commitments to the community, did not give him much time for his family. That did not stop Elie from looking up to his father who is a respected member of the Jewish community in Sighet. His father thought that Elie was too young to study mysticism, that did not stop him from studying. The relationship between Elie and his father, Chlomo, changed from a normal father and son relationship at the beginning of the book to a very close relationship at the death camp, they were inseparable. They would support each other as to go on living and working, but this relationship transforms as the two go through more and more situations.
Mike was being teased and looked at differently due to his moustache, and Greg was having serious trouble with grades and therefore couldn’t play for a team. Both Mike and Greg went through unpleasant moments because of their conditions. Due to his moustache, Mike’s grandmother confused him with his dead grandfather; she treated Mike as if he were her husband and made him feel bewildered. On the other hand, Greg was having problems with his dad due to his bad grades. That caused Greg to go to an old house, where he found Lemon Brown, where he was terrified for some minutes and experienced a dangerous situation.
He was beaten by an SS officer. He was very sick, and couldn’t work anymore. In the beginning, Elie was very worried about his father, but a few days later Elie and his father’s relationships became worse. The burden from his father has been too much work, so it was a board to happen. After Blockalteste told Elie that he is in a concentration camp, he shouldn’t care about anyone else except himself even his old father.
this very discontent feeling would further add to the very isolation the Glaspell is trying to portray. How is anyone to feel connected when they much live with a foul personality? “He was a hard man” (Glaspell 181); “Like a raw wind that gets to the bone” (Glaspell 181). He gave his wife a dispirited sense of being. She probably felt smothered by his bleak nature and with the fact that the farmhouse was too isolated for anyone to want to visit, Mrs. Wright was left alone.
The father's protectiveness is very evident many times throughout the novel, however one of the most notable events was when a man threatens his son with a knife and the father shoots the man in the head. Although this action was probably necessary, the fathers downfall is his suspicion that everyone is their enemy. His father's paranoia causes them to move constantly from camp to camp, consequently, never getting the chance to make friends with anyone. His son, on the other hand, is much more sensitive and innocent. He feels very safe with his father but at the same time he questions some of his decisions.
He was scared, felt lonely and wanted to do anything to stay alive. Elie learned from this whole devastating event in History. He didn’t continue to struggle as much as he did in the camps. He had no more family with him or alive. Elie was bitter in a way.
Silvana Delgado Roberts Structure in Language and Literature II 04/05/2013 Of Mice and Men Essay The characters in Of Mice and Men have a feeling of loneliness and dissatisfaction throughout the book. Loneliness affects the life of Curley's wife, she has a desperate need to talk to anyone that is not her husband, and he's also the reason she is stuck at the ranch. Candy's loneliness comes from losing his pet that he has had for so many years, and he also fears that he will get fired. It also has an effect on Crooks, who does not spend time with people because he is judged and mistreated by the workers in the ranch. John Steinbeck creates the characters in Of Mice and Men with a theme of loneliness
As shown, Holden is depressed in many ways: he fails in life, he is lonesome, and he still is affected by his brother's death. Holden is a failure because he cannot pass any classes in school, except English, and he cannot do anything right. He is lonely because he simply hates mostly everyone and, therefore, does not have any friends. Holden is depressed by his brother's death because that was his best friend. Holden's depression started with the loss of his best friend/brother and continued on with failure and loneliness throughout the rest of his