When Holden was about thirteen, Allie passed away; causing him to become incredibly distant and angry (39). Holden pushes people away, and never allows them to get close to him because he's afraid to loose them like he lost Allie. This phobia of relationships is also partially the reason he is consistently getting kicked out of schools. He doesn't want to become to familiar with the places or the people; thus, protecting himself from another painful loss. Similarly, in-order to protect himself, Will doesn't allow people to get too close to him.
This can cause us to lose the ability to do what is best or right for us to do. In the text “Barn Burning” by William Faulkner, Faulkner portrays these fears through a young boy named Sarty. Sarty knows his father’s actions are wrong but is torn between being loyal to family and being loyal to truth and justice. Sarty also is fearful that if he stands up and speaks against his father’s actions that he will be the victim of more physical abuse. He also fears what will happen if his father continues to burn down barns.
In “Go tell it on the mountain” James Baldwin works with themes of hatred, separation, religion. He does this through John, Elizabeth and the church. The author is saying that John hated his father and Elizabeth was detached from her family in the end they both came to church to seek spiritual guidance. John disliked his father. He was upset about his father “John watched and listened, hating him.”(43) He was disgusted about Gabriel for his hypocrisy “No one, none of the saints….
My own child and I are victims of Parental Alienation i.e. Hostile Parenting, so severely that it has destroyed my relationship with my daughter, my only child. It is devastating for the parent that it is happening too. Our society doesn’t know what it is, or what to do about it. The police don’t want to get involved because it is a “domestic issue.” Many family problems are still kept behind closed doors and left for
Abby, feels unsafe around her dad and feels that her mother does not support her. The fact that Randy is disrespectful to Abby every time he drinks, it has made Abby not to trust her dad. For that reason, their daughter and father relationship is already damaged. Dad is not aware of his behavior when he is drunk, and even though he apologized before, his actions has already
A man who loved his mother would have cried a little bit at her funeral. Unlike Meursault’s behavior of being calm and distant at his mother’s funeral. It was unheard of to not have an open casket, but he did not even want to she his own mother one last time. He was not connected with his mother. He seemed to have never been close with her.
Proctor believed that God has left the church and Proctor shows his hate and distrust of Reverend Paris when he says, “I come five miles to hear him preach only hellfire and bloody damnation. Take it to heart Mr Parris. There are many others who stay away from church these days because you hardly ever mention God any more.” Proctor chooses not to belong to Salem because he “sinned” with Parris’s niece Abigail Williams, and this causes him to see himself as a hypocrite and not worthy to belong to the Salem community. Danforth’s behavior and attitudes in the court exclude Proctor from conforming to the court and led Proctor to tell the court that Abigail told him that the events in “the woods” were “sport” but court quickly turned on him and sees him as an enemy
That I might be one thing deep within, no matter how wrong or ugly that thing is, so long as I have fought, with everything I have to kill it...Im a shell”(46). It can be very uneasy to tell someone the truth, especially a loved one, after they have been lying to them for years. Joe shows his inner anguish to do the right thing by keeping his secret because he knows it will hurt his wife. He is fearful towards his wife's reaction and struggles with admitting the truth thus relieving himself. Knowing that he was gay ever since he was little, he refuses to succumb to the truth because of his religious background.
Amir committed the deadly sin of being envious towards Hassan being in Amir’s life and his value towards Baba, which left him in guilt for witnessing Hassan’s struggle growing up. This all left him in unhappiness throughout his adulthood and married life as he was never able to forgive himself unless he had strived for Hassan’s forgiveness. This is what led into Sohrab’s value in Amir’s life. Therefore, throughout one’s life of sinful deeds, and wrong doings, one cannot forgive themselves unless they seek for others forgiveness and
Sufiya’s father did not want a daughter, he was ashamed of her. This shame that was then projected onto her, which made her feel ashamed herself. To begin with, the book starts off with the background behind one of the main character’s lives. Three siblings, Chhunni, Munnee, and Bunny, had a father who hated them, after he died they decided to have a party since their father wouldn’t let them leave the house while he was still alive. During the party, one of them had, had sex, which happened to be against their religion since she was not married.