As a child Hindley treats Heathcliff poorly and always liked to hurt him by hitting him and insulting him, but he always found enjoyment in relaxing with Catherine, Hindley’s Sister. Every since Heathcliff is first brought to the Earnshaws house Hindley has been treating him very badly but Catherine accepted him into the family. Nelly says about Hindley that, “The young master had learned to regard his father as an oppressor rather than a friend, and Heathcliff as a usurper of his parent’s affections and his privileges; and he grew bitter with brooding over these injuries” (31). Hindley did not like Mr. Earnshaw because he always told him not to bother Heathcliff. Hindley always treated Heathcliff very badly for a long time, and Heathcliff began to despise Hindley more and more.
Any other person would be less likely to put up with an editor consistently firing him, but Quoyle endures others' disrespect as if he does not believe he deserves to be treated any better. He cries when he stains all of his laundry; he is not only a failure, but he is also resigned to his status as such. “Ah you lout,” said the father. But no pygmy himself. And brother Dick, the father's favorite, pretended to throw up when Quoyle came into a room, hissed, “Lardass, Snotface, Ugly Pig, Warthog, Stupid, Stinkbomb, Fart-tub, Greasebag,” pummeled and kicked until Quoyle curled.
Later on in the novel, Piggy is one of the very few boys who are not savages. He didn’t become a savage because he didn’t believe in it or feared it like the other boys. His scientific approach was clearly one of the best. Simon has changing opinions on the beast. At first, he thinks that there could be a beast, but because he is shy, doesn’t fully admit that.
She aspires to be as courageous as her uncle. He is very outspoken and kind of crazy but Clara looks past that and sees a man who is creative and intelligent. Walter Mitty lives a pretty depressing life. Every day he gets nagged by his wife and has to hold his tongue because he is afraid of how she will respond if he did otherwise. His daydreams are a break from his bland life.
He is almost kicked out entirely, isn’t. Patch did not like the way patients were being treated in med school. He didn’t find it fair that they couldn’t be helped because of insurance reasons. This motivates him to begin his own practice, illegally, and helps patients in need without medical insurance. Along the way, he meets a woman and falls in love with her.
Amir would rather his father love him and be proud of him for one day than help his best friend from getting raped. Amir was selfish and unappreciative. After Hassan got raped, the relationship between him and Amir changed for the worst. Amir did another terrible thing by framming Hassan. This was the last time Amir saw Hassan because after Hassan and his father left, Amir and Baba moved to America.
This arrogance that he constantly flaunts leads to him being cruel at the beginning of the epic. Gilgamesh was described as, “two-thirds of him divine, one-third human... Gilgamesh does not allow the son to go with his father; day and night he oppresses the weak... Gilgamesh does not let the young woman go to her mother, the girl to the warrior, the bride to the young groom.” Gilgamesh is a man with no equals, which makes him feel as if he is superior. Even though Gilgamesh starts out as a cruel, supreme ruler he develops into a very kindhearted man. He is extremely supportive of Enkidu and encourages him in any way that he can. When they are fighting Humbaba, Gilgamesh says, “you will surpass all of them... a friend who knows battle understands fighting... stand, friend, we will go up together.” Gilgamesh also shows that he does have a sensitive side when Enkidu dies.
When someone has committed to spend their life with another person, they have two people to care for, themselves and their partner. Even though I believe marriage is a beautiful experience, it can make one forget about themselves and their life aside from their wife or husband. I know firsthand, that this can have drastic consequences. A few years ago my dad was diagnosed with diabetes and instead of treating it as recommended; he ignored the issue until it significantly affected his family’s life and himself. Because my dad was too busy raising and caring for his own family, he did not give himself enough attention and as an effect to his diabetes, he became extremely violent, which almost caused my parents to divorce.
Okonkwo was scared of people thinking he was just like his father so he worked hard since he was a child. This made him hate everything his father was made of, which is weakness and being lazy. ”Even as a little boy he had resented his father’s failure and weakness”. (13). when Okonkwo father died he had been in a lot of debt, Okonkwo became obsessed with the idea of manliness in order to get over his father weakness.