Landon shows disrespect towards his Principle through his body language and tone of voice, instead of sitting up politely, he slouches and talks back. Not only does Landon not care about authority he consistently rebels against societal norms such as: caring, having morals, having a sense of self and having a conscience. Landon displays these abnormalities by not standing up to his friends when they made fun of Jamie for talking to Landon, by not feeling nearly enough sympathy for the boy who got hurt even though it was Landon who pushed him. Landon displays a lack of morals by drinking and driving. One of the reasons to Landon’s misconduct is that he completely and utterly disrespects and loathes his Father figure.
is not writing what he wants, and is being taken into the whole Hollywood scene. Holden also says, “Now he’s out in Hollywood, D.B., being a prostitute” (2). He doesn’t mean this as a prostitute that sells himself or herself for self for sex, but he means that D.B. is selling his writing talents, and isn’t writing because he likes to write. Now that Allie is dead and that D.B.
To me the only time when a boy shows the weaker feelings is when they are by themselves and there is no other boys around them. An example of this was the Pop Warner football practice involving the small boys. The coaches are very hard on the boys and do not want them to play like a "girl", they want them to vicious and violent and hurt their opponent. With the boys being so young and having a coach saying that to them they feel that they have to always have a lot of aggression and anger for other boys not to make fun of them. When the boys got on camera most of them said that they play football to hit other kids and hurt them.
This is Gilbert. Towards the end of the film Gilbert doesn’t allow Arnies disability hold him back. in the beginning Gilbert never liked brining his brother around because he always caused trouble and bothered Gilbert. Eventually Gilbert started to hate and arnie and ended up hitting him. this is was big eye opener for Gilbert because he realized he shouldn’t be letting arnie hold him back from being happy in his life.
But when he is alone he doesn’t care about his actions. Holden wears his hunting only when he is alone because he doesn’t want anyone to see him like that. He gets into fights with adults and his peers which he losses all the time. He wants to be with the people that he thinks that their cool or likes them like Sally Hayes, Jane Gallagher, Ernie and Carl Luce which include adults and his peers. Holden wants to show himself like an adult so he acts differently all the time.
A thing which has never happened and has never been heard of up until this point of existence. Yet, he believes he can not bear the punishment God bestowed upon him, for he fears no longer having God’s watchful eye on him anymore, and he fears being killed by the others of the world. If he couldn’t bear the punishment because he would be forced to continue living, alone, and with the guilt of what he did, it would be reasonable for him to be unable to bear it. But that is not the way he sees his punishment. He is being removed from paradise because he himself defiled it and he fears death.
When Sonny’s father receives his son’s phone call, he lashes out at him immediately. There is barely any space for Sonny to explain himself to his father because his father is so upset with him. Both characters are too stubborn and alike to realize the thoughts going on in their own heads. They lack self-awareness, which is why the conversation between the two went the way that it did. In this scene we found that both characters lack self-awareness.
Theme Work Tangerine- Things are not always what they seem. Paul sees things, but his parents seem to see the opposite. While Paul’s family sees Erik and thinks of him as a flawless football playing son, Paul sees him as a threat to everybody. In front of his parents, Erik acts like the perfect kind person, when really, he’s a horrible person that fights with people, robs houses, and whose personality is a turn off to everybody. Telling his parents what awful things Erik does won’t make them believe that, they will just have to find out for themselves when things get in bad shape.
So that was out.” (Pg.59) He avoided all contact with his parents. Holden becomes so lonely that he tries to interact with anyone within his reach. He even asks a cab driver if he would “care to stop on the way” and join him for a cocktail (pg.60) Holden has alienated himself for such a prolonged amount of time that it has driven him into somewhat of a state of depersonalization. Instead of getting the support from the people close to him, he uses strangers to socialize with because he thinks they wont judge him as they are unknowing of his troubles. Holden has tried setting up rules for himself like “Last year I made a rule that I was going to quit horsing around with girls… I broke it though, the same week I made it” (pg.63) Holden cant maintain even his own made up rules.
In the novel Boo was never accepted by society for his past actions and for this declared a social outcast to humanity. The reputation the people of Maycomb possessed towards Boo was all negative rumors that people believed such as what he ate “dined on raw squirrels and any cat he could catch” (Lee, 13) which were one of the many rumors. These hurtful rumors made poor Boo a monster in their eyes and created a prejudice against him before knowing who he really is. The outcome of this ruined Boo’s life and disconnected him for the life outside his house. As Boo had made mistakes in his life as any other person in society has, he was never forgiven.