There must be more money According to his mother, the families lack of money all stems from their tendency to be unlucky - his father is unlucky at making money and she is unlucky for marrying him. Paul asserts that he is different because God, apparently speaking through his rocking horse, told him so. He sets out to prove this to his mother while keeping his method strictly confidential. Only his uncle and the gardener are aware that he is posting bets on horse races. After Paul becomes successful, he set the impossible expectation for himself of retaining that luck and he finds he is unable to stop gambling, once started.
But, if you’re lucky, you will always gets more money” (Lawrence 1). This philosophy of the mother’s becomes incredibly important to her son and primary protagonist Paul. Paul see’s the disappointment and frustration in his mother when she blames the lack of luck of the family as the only reason they continuously find themselves without money, as an opportunity to perhaps prove to his mother that he is indeed lucky and is fact capable of having more money. It’s this need, and soon sought after hunger for money, that drives
She attempts to replace him with a man that is similar, her lover Homer Baron, who carries a horsewhip like her father. Paul tries to replace his father as the breadwinner of the family, as his mother indicates that his father is unlucky and this is the source of their misfortune. He rides his rocking horse with fury, a sexual symbol of his mother, to ‘find’ luck. He tells his rocking horse to ‘take him’ to luck. Paul thinks that if he can convince his mother that he is lucky he will gain her love.
Her son, Paul wants to change her mind so he can gain the love and affection from her by becoming lucky. Paul finds a way to become lucky by using a rocking horse that he received as a Christmas present. He believes that the horse has a magical power which warrants him to foresee the winner of the horse races. Paul becomes more infatuated with becoming lucky to calm his mother, but loses his life in the
Mescudi’s point is to show how his older sister bought him everything he needed when she could. Although he should be “happy”, nobody could notice how sad he was in reality. This is a strong point because even though you can get everything you wish for, there still might always be something bothering you that no one else can see. “Pursuit of Happiness” is a lyric poem written by Scott Ramon Mescudi that shows how he is
* In “Life is Beautiful”, Dora is disappointed by her life, because she doesn’t have love, even though she is engaged to a wealthy man. She finds in Guido and in Joshua, the love she lacked at the beginning of the film. After she gets married to her true love (Guido), she takes control of her own life and decides to follow her heart at any cost, even if it means following the family that she loves to a death camp. * For the duration of the film, Joshua’s innocence is preserved and protected by his
Paul grows up imagining the house whispering, "there must be more money", because he feels his mother's dissatisfation with his father in the marriage. He tries to be the breadwinner and thereby the adult in the home by horse betting which he learns from family employees. His success in horse race bettings makes him addicted to winning because he is attached to his belief of the words from his mother's mouth, "if your luckyyou have money, thats why it's better to be born lucky than rich, if your rich you may lose your money, but if your lucky yuou will always get more money". To better understand the dynamics of paul and paul and his mom, let's get a look on a in depth profiled physchological observation of him. As a child, paul keeps hearing, "luck is what causes you to have money", and "i married an unlucky husband".
At this point, Paul is angered that his mother does not believe his luck as he was told by ‘God’ he was. “Well, anyhow, I'm a lucky person, God told me” (Lawrence 29). This conflict arises because Paul is not taken too seriously, this only can anger Paul based on previous potential luck he has had. The conflict between the mother and children is resolved when the mother comes to her senses and starts to show her feelings and love for the first time. “Very well, then!
When his most loved daughter comments on her sister’s reactions about his wishes, he then begins to go insane after irrationally separating his land between two of his three daughters based on their charm bringing terrible consequences for everyone. I would say that’s Lear’s first mistake; separating power and responsibility. His two eldest daughters are prepared to be in control of their own lives (age wise) but not necessarily mature enough. A reason of immaturity from the daughters that Lear didn’t notice was how fond they were of him when he declared his wanting, therefore, they aren’t ready to rule a kingdom. They allowed their father to act as if he is still in charge.