Hero’s Journey: Joseph Joseph was self confident; he believed he could be anything he wished. Joseph had one sister and eleven brothers from Jacob, his mother was Rachel. He was Jacob’s favorite son and God had great plans for Joseph. Sometimes he wasn’t very sensitive of others’ feelings. When he had dreams of greatness, he didn’t hesitate one bit to share with his brothers and dad.
For the first time in their lives, they were altogether in the same place working for the same common goal, to be successful in California. They also had a grand sense of family unity as it is best said in Chapter 22 by Ma Joad. “We’re Joads. We don’t look up to nobody.”(420) With a quote like that Steinbeck illustrates the family to be unstoppable and determined because they had each other. As it is also said in this quote by Jim Casy “’But when they’re all workin together, not one fella for another fella, but one fella kind of harnessed to the whole shebang-that’s right, that’s holy.’”(110) This quote shows the unity of
During the Simon’s (Matt and Marie’s son) birthday party, there were some conversations between Kate, Daniel and Kate, Marie; Marie told Kate to face the truth that Matt’s life was not a failure, and he love his son, his family and the farm. The most important thing that bothered Matt, however, was that Kate cannot forgive Matt and cannot understand him. Daniel also has made some progress (Page 281-282); he tells Kate to look at real world too; also, Daniel point out that Kate had put the story in a place that was too heavy. Actually, Matt did not change after being a famer. He can be a scholar; however, he just found out he like farming, too.
He is told many times that if he sings all the kids will tear him apart, but he doesn’t care. Marcus will do anything to try and help his mom get better. Fiona told him that when he sang it brought sunshine and happiness into her life, so he was
Except poor Blake was never really there; it was the Old Man… “I don’t understand any of it” he said. “But I look so happy. I’ve never looked that happy before. Ever.”’’; page 334. But in the end the author wants to lead on the reader that their relationship was going to get serious, because the “real” Blake said that he wanted to feel happy again with her.
As the whole nation celebrated winning World War I, a booming economy, and their country, Jay Gatsby was celebrating a different type of dignity. Gatsby was no stranger when it came to pride, nor was he a stranger to flaunting it. He was wealthy, had a nice house, was well known, and everyone envied him for what he possessed. Gatsby would flaunt his money and wealth by saying comments like, “My house
He offered what he thought was the most beautiful ladies and the most enticing. Over time Manson had gained the one thing he had wanted all of his life, a family. He and his family would move around a lot which allowed him to be able to maintain more and more control over his family. He would encourage them to let time just disappear, to live in the “now” moment. He would encourage them to be someone different every day.
His parents are happy and he longs for it himself. By George rekindling his relationship with Robin and not having “been happy for 10 years” until this, Sam sees that if he betters his relationships, he can also be happy. For the whole movie, George “was trying to get [Sam] to love [him]”, and he “pulled it off”. Sam no longer feels neglected and actually feels part of the family. There is no longer a reason to be angry.
Zeitoun’s wife, Kathy, is a large supporter of Zeitoun’s wonderful personality traits. The novel mentioned, “Zeitoun had turned out to be everything she had not believed possible an honest man, honest to the core, hardworking, reliable, faithful, devoted to family” (17). Kathy said this to explain how strongly she felt about Zeitoun upon first meeting him. Her words are so powerful when she is describing how she felt about Zeitoun when she chose to marry him. She understood his strong ego before they married and for many years after they were married.