The D’Angelos need to forgive the boys for drilling holes in the kayak, essentially killing Ben, because JT and Digger received a punishment. By forgiving the boys, the D’Angelos allow all of them the opportunity to move on from the incident. Next, forgiveness is a main theme because Brady needs to forgive JT and Digger. Brady is very upset that his friends go behind his back and use his idea to sabotage the kayak. Digger makes him feel like its partly his fault because he gave them the idea of drilling the holes in the kayak.
Amir is the character that is extremely similar to his father Buba, because they both have committed sins in their past. Amir by, watching Hassan his own half-brother get raped or Buba, having sex with his servant’s wife. In the beginning of the book Amir is a person who won’t stand up for himself let alone for any of his friends. Amir is a very selfish and un-loyal person to Hassan, whereas Hassan is a very loyal and selfless person. Although it all changes when Amir and Buba moves to America some of sins from the past still continue to haunt the future.
He most likely got beaten up or his life can be at risk. Ended up taking hormones and passing as men, Jess found a comparative safe way of living. However, his past lover Theresa left him because of that. As an autobiographical novel, the author himself was also damaged by the society of not fitting in any of the sex categories. This pressure needs to explore.
Although Marie has a serious cold, she also uses her weak voice to protest being checked by Uncle Hayden alone. From these few words, readers can feel the intense fear and panic from Marie and know that Uncle Hayden is an indecent rapist. Besides, by the end of Chapter 1, I really confuse about the Mr. Hayden`s attitude. After David`s mother tells this father all the things, he waits for his father to explode, but, instead, his father said as quietly as before: “Why are you telling me this?” (36:4). Although I know that Dr. Hayden is David`s father`s brother, I consider that in front of justice and brother`s relationship, I will prefer to choose justice.
Look like all they want to do is knock you down.” Enoch tells Haze about his abusive father and this mean lady he lived with before he came there. It really makes me wonder if Enoch ever had anybody to talk to and that is why he is so strong on Haze; because Haze is listening. Enoch tells Haze that he has “wise blood”. “When he realized that today was the day he decided not to get up. He didn’t want to justify his daddy’s blood, he didn’t want to be always having to do something that something else wanted him to do, that he didn’t know what it was and that was always dangerous”(135).
When Gail first finds out what Frank had done to Marie and the other Native American girls, she tells Wes trusting in him to bring Frank to justice. This is very hard for Wes to do because Frank is his brother, but it causes a strain in Frank and Gail's marriage, but they pull through. Gail wasn’t happy with Wes's decision to keep Frank in their basement; she understood how hard the situation with Frank was on Wes, that she decided to support him. When the four men went to her house to break Frank out she was there to stop them, even though she did not agree with keeping him in her house. Another way she was loyal to Wes was her relationship with Len.
Mr. Ryder had this big ball in honor of Ms. Dixon to propose to her. That was until when Liza Jane walks in. Mr. Ryder was about as shallow as a kiddy pool, when Liza Jane was describing this man who she had been looking for, which just so happened to be him. Mr. Ryder lied to Liza Jane originally about who he was because Liza Jane represents his past which he is not comfortable with facing. It took Mr. Ryder the whole story to become the man he portrays himself to be, which is this prominent male figure, when he decides to face his past and proclaim Liza Jane as the wife of his
Because of his position rather than his brother’s, he experiences jealousy and is a victim of favoritism. His brother is a veteran, and to his father this means a lot. This meant that Frank could get away with everything while Wes was scolded. Wes reveals this jealousy when he says, “I wonder if he was supposed to stay at the hospital.”(p.36) When Wes
Amir’s relationship to his mother, father and half brother, Hassan, are guilt ridden and strained. Finally, Amir addresses this guilt and proves his remorse through selfless acts. It is through selfless acts that his sins of the past are settled and he is able to become a man and form a complete sense of self. Amir’s sense of guilt stems from the very moment he was born. Amir’s mother died in childbirth and at times, Amir feels like Baba resents him for taking the life of his beautiful wife.
During the journey of Odysseus he derived benefits from virtues,The first virtue is self-control Odysseus son had this when of one the suitors challenged him to fight so then he got a knife to kill him,He almost took out wrath with one of the suiters but his father told him “it’s not the right time”.So,he dropped the knife and left.The other virtue is the love that Penelope and Odysseus felt.During the journey of Odysseus his wife suffered because she doesn’t know if his husband is alive,and if not she had to be remarried.Penelope shows love when she believes Odysseus is still alive.She remained loyal and true to Odysseus all his journey.The last virtue is zeal,this occurs on the island of Ogygia.Odysseus was rescued from the two sea monster that he have to defeat before goin back home ,he was rescued by calypso.Calypso seduces Odysseus into staying with her,he stayed for seven years not two,Calypso released Odysseus and assists him in building a boat with a lot of energy .He finally