The reason to Conrad’s suicide attempt is his mom's acute coldness towards him shows her ultimate despise of Conrad because she blames him for not dying instead of her favorite first born son. After his suicide, Conrad is asked to see a psychiatrist by his father. Cal tries to bring the family back together, Beth, Conrad and himself, but fails to do so. Beth never once visited Conrad in the hospital and barely checks up on him to see if he was asleep. She began to shut herself from her husband and most importantly, her son.
Kemmerich’s mother is not convinced that Paul is telling the truth, saying, “I have felt how terribly he died. I have heard his voice at night, I have felt his anguish—tell the truth, I want to know it, I must know it” (180). Paul deliberately continues being vague in order to comfort his comrade’s mother. She is relentless in investigating her son’s death, pleading, “Are you willing never to come back yourself, if isn’t true?” and Paul quickly replies, “May I never come back if he wasn’t killed instantaneously” (181). This is
The secret has eaten him alive and he is never able to recover and forgive himself. When his family finally finds out about the lie, they are astonished, shocked, and hurt. Paul says “Don't be bitter? We visited her grave!” (Edwards 382). Him and his mother can not forgive David because he has made them both miss out on the daughter and sister
He does not know the news. Later on Miguel tries to comfort Esperanza but pulls away from his hand because he is poor. L. When her mother and grandmother come back from the priest, Tio Luis who is her uncle wants to make a deal. M. Her uncle asks Esperanza’s mom to marry him, because she cannot support her family now that she is widowed. Esperanza is shocked and hates him.
Later in the poem, Hughes accuses his wife of abandoning her family. The repetition of “you” in the lines “unravelled your marriage, left your children echoing like tunnels in labyrinth, left your mother a dead-end” emphasises the immensely accusatory tone of the poem. These accusations in The Minotaur show that Hughes puts all blame for their failed marriage onto his wife, and is not taking any of the responsibility. Hughes’s view of Plath is a conflicting perspective to society’s view of the couple’s relationship. How Hughes portrays his conflicting perspective
The woman, refusing, lit her house along with herself on fire. Montag felt sick for a few days afterward, trying to understand why somebody would value books over their own life. Their purpose was hidden from him, and he fell into a sick sadness. As Beatty came to Montag's house to explain that what he was feeling was normal, he made a resolve not to return to his job as a fireman. Right after which, he said to his wife while pacing back and forth in an obvious agitation, “Happiness is important.
The police arrive at Harold's home to deliver the sad news to his mother. After telling her, his mother collapses with outstretched arms creating a dramatic scene, not knowing that Harold is actually home and can see. Harold knows that his mother does not really care about him, but she was just acting as though his death was important. From that moment, Harold decides to "...[enjoy] being dead". Maude teaches Harold to not let anything get in the way of his goals.
Morality aside, she “[walks] through her husband as if he were a ghost” (26), completely disregarding his emotions. Another example of adultery in the novel is Gatsby’s relationship with the married Daisy Buchanan. He finally reunites with his dream girl after five years of separation, however, Tom eventually learns of his wife’s betrayal, “I stared at him[Wilson] then at Tom, who had made a parallel discovery less than an hour before…” (124) He is enraged at the news and sees no justification in Daisy’s actions despite his own unfaithfulness. Tom and Daisy’s disloyalty further projects their lack of respect and
Unfortunately the only way he knows how to help her it by treating her as a medical patient or as an object and not as a person who needed love, not just care. By doing this he aids to her mental decent, the last thing he meant to do. The evidence as to how much he truly loved his wife is shown at the end when he finally breaks in on his wife, and is so shocked and overcome by sadness that he faints. Unfortunately this point in the story also illustrates how far gone the narrator is, moving past her husband without recognizing him. In fact she even complains about “that man” and having to “creep over him” as she makes her
When George makes this decision Lennie’s suffering comes to an end, where as it continued on for George, having to live with the guilt of killing his best friend and losing the closet thing that he had to family as well as all the hopes and dreams he had for the future. In the book there are other characters that are bearing their own problems. There is Curley’s wife who is not even given the dignity of having her own name used; instead she is just referred to as a ‘Hussy’, ‘Jezebel’, ‘Bitch’ and ‘Tart’ throughout the entire book and tragically it is her kind actions towards Lennie that lead to her undeserved death. Candy, like his dog, is old and perceived of as having little value. The cruel decision to kill his dog is symbolic of the future that awaits him before he is included in George and Lennie’s dream of buying the farm.