Elie Wiesel shows that the relationship with his father was the strength that kept the young boy alive, but was also the major weakness. Before Elie Wiesel and his father are deported, they do not have a significant relationship. They simply acknowledge each other’s existence and that is all. Wiesel recalls how his father rarely shows emotion while he was living in Sighet, Transylvania. When they are deported, Wiesel is not sure what to expect.
Your father’ll be working here by your side” (Wiesel 48). They remain together for many weeks, until eventually, Wiesel is moved to a separate block. This does not stop ... ... middle of paper ... ...ors, yet they can offer no assistance to him. He is advised by the head of his fathers block to abandon him and take his ration, but Wiesel ignores that idea and instead continues to care for Chlomo himself. He however does not have a strong enough will to deny his father water, or to save him from the SS officer who delivers the crushing blow to his head.
In James Baldwin's essay "Notes of a Native Son" he tries to show how his father has affected his life. Baldwin does not think that his father will or has any effect on his life. It is not until after his father dies that Baldwin realizes what his father had continually told him is actually be true. Baldwin's relationship with his father is very similar to most child parent relationship. Children often think that their parents know nothing and it is not until something actually happens that proves the parents are right that the children realize how erroneous they had been.
Despite the fact that he did eventually escape his father?s wrath, the struggle with his father?s aggressive behavior and lack of love resulted in a coldness that resided in Troy?s heart toward life and love. His father did not care about his children; children were there to work for the food that he ate first. Troy describes his feelings toward his father by saying, ?Sometimes I wish I hadn?t known my daddy. He ain?t cared nothing about no kids. A kid to him wasn?t nothing.
Eddie is determined to maintain his relationship with April at any cost. He didn’t realize that he was exposing himself to a whole lot of dysfunction when it came to April and her family. Eddie grew up without both his parents in the same household. They are divorced and his mother remarried. Eddie and his father didn’t have a great relationship, his father behaves more like a friend rather than a responsible parent, and yet, Eddie still communicates and spends time with his father.
Willie Lowman has worked his entire life selling and at the end of his life it is taken from him. It seems like the people he worked for don’t really care about him that much because of how easy it is for them to let him go. Willie has dreams of becoming great and his son becoming great. In my opinion, as Willie gets older he sort of lives through Biff. Since he can no longer become a successful and wealthy business man, he wants that for his son.
“Like father like son” is a well known expression that holds true for many father and son relationships; yet this is not the case for Baba and Amir. The term father and son relationships, the father is a very important role model for his son, and everybody needs a fatherly figure. For one Babe isn’t there for Amir as a result that he is nothing like his father. In The Kite Runner Baba speaks to his business friend Rahim khan about his son and why aren’t they similar. “He’s always buried in those books or shuffling around the house like he’s lost in some dream I wasn’t like that”.
Eliezer goes through a dynamic change with his father. At the beginning of the story, Eliezer and his father are very distant, and there is no close relationship between them. They are never intimate or dependent on each other, before the deportation. After living through death, despair and starvation every day in the concentration camps, Eliezer not only becomes sad, melancholy, also undergoes powerful changes in the relationship, he shares with his father. Their relationship used to be distant, but their bond becomes strong, and filled with trust over time.
The Dean of the school supposedly said to him, “You will never be a painter”. The rejection crushed his dream and he carried it with him forever (Schlesinger 14). After that painful rejection Hitler made... ... middle of paper ... ...ound 12,000 people on a daily bias. There were stories of wretched medical experiments and firing squads that killed for no reason. Also there was starvation and disease in the cramped living spaces.
For many educated people learning about the Holocaust can send them feelings of sorrow or deep remource. Not only for the meaning of the word, but why it is called that. The pure evil of the final solution created thought of and created by none other than Adolf Hitler will never stop haunting people more than half a decade later. One of the prominat things that everyone missed in his highly sold auto-biography "My struggle". The thought of solid hatrid found within the cover of the horiable book will always burn in the souls that it harmed from the day it began till the dawn of today.