(p.83) When Willy first heard this from his boss, that is a man younger than him begins to cry. A man his age working in a company that long doesn't really deserve to be fired. It makes his life seem a waste, and makes him imagine himself as a failure. "I was fired and I am looking for a little good news to tell your mother, because the woman has waited and suffered." (p.107) Willy is clueless of what is to come of his family and feels he has let everyone down.
When he was home and drinking he “turned into an angry-eyed stranger who threw around furniture and threatened to beat up [their] mom or anyone who got in his way”(23). Most of her memories of her dad are him being drunk, which turns him abusive and rude. They don’t have much money so she looks at is as good opportunity for her father to stop drinking. Jeannette never only sees her dad as an alcoholic like she should, she still cherishes his love. Along with her father’s drinking problem, her mother’s lack of rules and parental skills are out of the norm.
Frank McCourt in Angela's Ashes This book is about a boy, Frank McCourt, growing up in a very difficult lifestyle. He and his family were very poor and moved away from America to Limerick to try and live an easier life. Frank's father is constantly out of a job and hasn't got enough money to support his family. Frank and his father have a very interesting relationship. Throughout the book, there are constant changes of how Frank feels for his father.
Men had to have an appearance of a tough attitude. They were never allowed to let their real feelings show. One of the major reasons Holden becomes depressed is the death of his brother Allie. He described is brother as being nothing but perfect. He keeps this guilt locked up inside him because he blames his death on himself.
His father was so disconnected from his son that would be mad at his son for eating. When Yunior was going to be punished Rafa would disappear. This angered Yunior resulting in constant bickering between him and his brother. The fear in the household was so immense that the youngest daughter would cry when hearing her father's voice. Yunior bl... ... middle of paper ... ...e treated his family.
Though her sons plead without her throughout the book, Willy’s outbursts cause her a state of distress which leads to her putting more stress on the family as a whole: Happy for his inability to face the reality of their situation, and Biff for his inability to hold a job and settle down. But it is Willy who is impacted by her actions the most. He sees how much his wife struggles to hold their dysfunctional family together, ... ... middle of paper ... ... from achieving true happiness in his life. Willy takes his life because he is unhappy because he does not have the material wealth he would like. Works Cited Citations: Miller, Arthur.
There was a lack of jobs, people were drinking, stealing and the harsh times were crating tension between family members. These were all shown in the movie as we see Howard stealing food to not be sent away somewhere else, or when Mike Wilson is seen drunk and fighting with his wife. We see the joblessness through many people such as James, Mike and even in Joe. The family tensions are seen with James and Mae with their fighting over James's boxing or Mike and his wife when he is drunk. These were all factors that contributed to peoples miserable lives and gener... ... middle of paper ... ...e of this fight.
Okonkwo struggled his entire life with his perception of manliness. Societal expectations and norms of power, strength, and achievement were only reinforced and amplified by his loathing for his father's laziness and "womanly qualities" such as compassion, warmth, and cowardice in war. This defiance to become the opposite of everything his father was created internal and external conflict that led to Okonkwo's eventual doom. Okonkwo's angry and power-hungry personality stems from experiencing the affects of his father's failure in life. Unoka, Okonkwo's father, "was lazy and improvident and was quite incapable of thinking about tomorrow" (2937).
Until, financial catastrophe happened in the Sonnino’s family and how it ruined whole family due to his lack of consideration for others. Luca used to hate the fact about his father that why he was constantly after women, what has he done for his sons, and why he keeps on wasting money though the fact their family didn’t had any money. Bepy actually goes bankrupt when he cheats on his catholic partner of thirty-years Nanni. Luca insults his father by saying “My father shouts, taking refuge in the comforting shell of self-pity: don’t you understand, you dirty bastard, what kind of life we are living here? Every day a different creditors…….holding out colossal bills (39)”.
He attributed much of his own personal struggle to the horrible relationship that he and his father had developed. He used the strain placed on the relationship as an excuse for why he never had blossoming romances with females and great friendships with those he would meet. In the end, Kafka derived his morals and family values particularly from his overbearing father. In his writings, various amounts of Kafka's characters were often in conflict with a controlling, dominant power. It was always a power that s... ... middle of paper ... ...g to reach out, no matter how bad the circumstance may be, he or she will eventually die.