(…)” Even though all these circumstances can make Jennings think negatively, he has held strong and maintained a positive attitude to the children and some nuns. One foster family that took Jennings for a period of time was The Carpenters. They were cruel parents that made Jennings into a slave to them. They hardly fed him, they never loved or cared for him, and they never showed any appreciation. For example, Mrs. Carpenter only fed him muck that was cold and awful.
In order to understand the mind of Darl, the reader must also understand Darl’s place in the Bundren family. A majority of Darl’s family doesn’t like him, even before the death of Addie and the journey to Jefferson. Addie herself hates Darl’s very existence. She thinks of Darl as Anse’s child and not hers, “And now he has three children that are his and not mine” (102). Darl is also brings humiliation for Anse because other townsfolk are always talking about Darl and how strange he is.
Applicable Theories of Criminal Behavior Social Risk Factors: He didn’t always live in poverty, but once his family wasn’t there he was in poverty. He also received rejection by his peers, when they often teased him because of his deformity. Parental and Family Risk Factors: His mother used a very authoritarian style to shape and control her sons. This caused irreparable damage to Gein throughout growing up. His mothers parental monitoring was too much, she never let Ed do anything and always kept him hidden.
Later in the novel, we learn of Heathcliff’s childhood and his struggles with Hindly as well as love for Catherine. Because of Hindly’s harshness the audience is able to feel sympathy for Heathcliff. And again when Earnshaw, Heathcliff’s adopted father passes. The more negative side of Heathcliff’s character comes out when Catherine becomes engaged to Edgar Linton. In an attempt to get back at Hindly for his cruelty Heathcliff purposely lends him money so that he will fall deeper into dept, because of his alcoholism.
Their deaths and Lennie’s eventual death result in the unfulfillment of the dream, leaving everyone lonely and without purpose. Dogs, both old and young, are a comfort to those with otherwise very lonely lives. Candy, the ranch worker, had grown attached to his old sheepdog, which he had had raised from when it was a puppy. His fellow ranch workers despised the dog, as it was useless and smelled bad, and eventually convinced Candy to have it shot. The dog, while of no working value, was a faithful companion to Candy.
Adam has finally has his father and son moment with one of his children that he is grateful to express himself to his son Cal. By saying he trusts Cal he has gain even more love and forgiveness for not being with his children for many years. Plus, Adam is able to not be like his father but instead be the opposite with just one of his children. Cal – “He though sardonically of telling him about his mother, to see how he would handle I, but he withdrew the though quickly. He didn’t think Aron could handle it at all,” (Steinbeck 586).
That didn't stop her though, because the next day she scared Lennie while he was sadly petting his dead puppy. He tried to ignore her at first but ended up talking, and shared about his love for soft things. She then let Lennie stroke her hair a bit; but when he started petting her hair harder she started to complain. Soon she was screaming and moving around trying to get him to undo his harsh grip. He panicked and was yelling at her to stop squirming; he didn't want to get in trouble with George.
When the girl realizes what is going on she screams for help. Everyone is searching for Don Juan because he either has to marry Isabela or die in a battle. He has dishonored Isabela and now has to pay for it. Don Juan is able to escape to Spain where he seduces Tisbea and Donna Ana. These women are very upset with him and want him killed.
First, one of the challenges Dave Pelzer faced in his youth was finally being taken out of his mother’s house and put into foster care. In the beginning, he thinks that being a foster kid is going to be good but it took him a while to realize that it wasn’t what he dreamt it to be. Though he was away from abuse from his mother, foster care meant constant move for him. With all the moves he had to go through, he never really got the chance to fit in and become part of something. As soon as he felt like he was finally settling down, he left the family he was staying with.
Euripides questions the Greek ideal woman and her characteristics. Euripides wrote against the norm of Ancient Greek writing when writing this play. The theme of justice verses revenge was very prominent in Medea. Medea goes to great lengths to seek revenge on her ex-husband Jason after he left her and her kids to poverty in a foreign country so that he could then get married to the King’s daughter in Corinth. Not only did Jason do that, but his soon to be father-in-law King Creon demands that Medea and her children leave at once or after she persuades him after a day.