Biff, said to his dad “you are a fake; you are a liar, a liar” (Miller, 1958). The infidelity hurt Biff so much that he lost all respect for his dad. Biff failure in life is a result of Willy’s Loman infidelity. Happy and Biff reminisce about the good old days when they were young. Although Happy, thirty-two, is younger than Biff, he is more confident and more successful.
When his mother told him he should go visit her, he replied in a very ignorant manner, “I can handle my own life. I don’t need you telling me what to do” (Wilson 104). This showed a lot about Zachary’s personality. He could have given up some of his spare time to go see his sister but instead he was greedy about it and made a selfish, child-like decision. The son in the “Gospel of Luke” showed greed when he demanded that his father give him his inheritance and
1. Describe Jim’s self-concept. Jim' self-concept is an example of the Negative Direct Definition. The negative direct definition is what causing Jim to feel as though no matter how hard he is trying his parents will never praise him for the work he has done. Direct Definition can boost or impair a person’s self-esteem.
Willy knows deep down that he is overall a pretty unsuccessful man but he continues to tell his two sons that he is successful and that all they need in life is to be well liked in order to be like him. Although this is very untrue and Willy is not very well liked and is certainly not successful he puts on a front like its all one needs in life. Willy thinks that his attempts to kill himself are secret but all along Linda knows what he is doing
He named himself a “scholarship boy”; a student with poor resource coming from an uneducated family who live in a foreign country but who has an enormous desire to improve himself. Unfortunately, to achieve his goal he forces himself to get apart from his own culture and his family. The miss of education of his parents was not helpful for him until the point that he felt dissatisfied and embarrassed of them. Even thought, they were always behind him; to make his success possible, “they evened the path” he said (627). His parents’ goals were really admirable.
One in three Americans live without a dad; that’s 24 million children. A good father is not one who pleases his children by giving in and allowing them to do whatever they want. A truly good father is one who is not afraid to discipline his children, but yet does it in a loving manner. When a woman is choosing the right husband, not only is she picking a man to spend the rest of her life with, she is picking a man to be the father to her children. Most importantly, a man needs to respect his wife.
He made it his mission, as the older brother, to protect Jake from things. His brother took advantage of that by doing quite nefarious things and making his older brother cover up for him. It would've been fine if it were just simple things but as time passed by, the things that Jake did got more foolish and more dangerous. It was also because of his brother's foolishness that Arthur married the girl that he loved. At first glance, it may be a joyous occasion but it is anything but that.
10/6/12 Fences Causal Analysis Revision Every decision has a motivation behind it. In the play “Fences”, by August Wilson, this is conveyed through Troy Maxson’s life of tragic events. Motivations that had driven him were his unsatisfactory feelings with himself, jealousy of his son, self pride, and most of all, his drive to escape all of it. These motivations create a cataclysm of Troy refusing to let Cory play college football, cheating on his wife, and putting his family in grave financial danger. Troy’s emotional warfare with himself unfairly holds Cory back from his obtainable dream.
This is where the audience finds out about Willy not only betraying Linda, but Biff as well, "You fake! You phony little fake!" (121). Biff's anger after seeing his father cheat made him lose all his hopes and dreams. Moreover, Willy tries not to blame himself for Biff's failure in life, "Don't blame everything on me!
The main conflicts in this film are both internal and external. The conflicts that are internal is the fact that every on in the Younger family thinks that money will buy them happiness, and they all constantly disagree with each other about what they should do with the money. Walter wants the money so that he can prove that he is capable of making a future for his family. By doing well in business Walter thinks that he can buy his family happiness. His internal conflict comes into play because he has forgot about his husband responsibilities that he has toward his family by creating this infatuation with opening the liquor store with his friends.