Troy?s relationship with his father was one, which produced much tension, and had a strong influence on Troy?s relationships with his loved ones as an adult. He had very little respect for his father because his father did not, in Troy?s mind, make his family a priority. At an early age, Troy?s father beat him ?like there was no tomorrow? because he caught Troy getting ?cozy? with a girl (549; I,4).
Therefore the frustration is building up even more between them. Cory thinks that one of the reasons that father doesn’t want him attend football practice because Cory thinks troy is scared that his going to be better in sports then him when he was playing back in his days. So troy is bit jealous and protective .Protective because all His father wants to spare Cory from the racism that he has faced. In that event Cory finally leaves his home when he and his father end up in physical fight. Cory is just put up with all his dads’ nonsense and starts realizing he can never please his father, all the feeling towards his father is all hatred now.
The discussion was one that was eye-opening, as Biff learned that his father was unfaithful to his mother, “You—you gave her Mama’s stockings…don’t touch me, you—liar...You fake! You phony little fake! You fake!“ (95). This is the moment in the play where Biff lost all respect for his father. Due to not graduating, he lost his athletic scholarship to the University of Virginia.
The two of them have conflicting views about Cory’s future and, as the play goes on, this rocky relationship crumbles because Troy will not let Cory play collegiate football. The relationship becomes even more destructive when Troy admits to his relationship with Alberta and he admits Gabriel to a mental institution by accident. The complication begins in Troy’s youth, when his father beat him unconscious. At that moment, Troy leaves home and begins a troubled life on his own, and gaining a self-destructive outlook on life. “Fences” has many instances that can be considered the climax, but the one point in the story where the highest point of tension occurs, insight is gained and... ... middle of paper ... ... does tell the truth.
Troy is not a role model for Cory and he is not the perfect parent. Cory plays football but his father is the only person stopping him from pursuing his dreams of playing football professionally. Their relationship is strained as a result of them wanting different things. Troy is pragmatic while Cory is naïve. Cory is persistent in pursuing his dream while Troy gives up on his, which makes him bitter.
He soon came to fall in love with her, and out of love with his own wife. He was basically trapped in the instances of his life, society’s affect on the relationship, love, poverty, illness, disability, and life. From the beginning of the story, society opposed Ethan Frome in any ways. To begin with, he was a prisoner with his wife, Zeena. Just because Zeena took care of his mother as she was dying, Ethan felt like she was the woman for him.
Troy do not want his son Cory’s life to be like him, but yet he raised him to be an independent man like his was. Troy denys Cory’s chance to a football tryout because he believes that his son will experience his disappointment in the industry. Troy said to Rose, “I don’t want him to be like me!” (1046). One of the differences that complicate their relationship is that they have grown up in completely different time ... ... middle of paper ... ...ding to Rose, his wife she believe that family should respect regardless of how big of a mistake they make, when Troy cheat on Rose for example. She was upset but she doesn't want to leave him because she have a child to take care of.
The relationship becomes even more destructive when Troy admits to his relationship with Alberta and he admits Gabriel to a mental institution by accident. The complication begins in Troy’s youth, when his father beat him unconscious. At that moment, Troy leaves home and begins a troubled life on his own, and gaining a self-destructive outlook on life. “Fences” has many instances that can be considered the climax, but the one point in the story where the highest point of tension occurs, insight is gained and a situation is resolved is when Rose tells Troy that Alberta died having his baby, Raynell.
Oedipus essentially has three father figures which differs from the one father figure in Fences whose name is Troy. Oedipus’s real father, Laius is immediately regarded as an irresponsible father figure who doesn’t care about his child’s life. He leaves him in the wilderness for the wild to take his life because he doesn’t to want to take care of him and the oracle predicted his son would grow up and kill him. This leads Oedipus to struggle mightily through his life to reach power without knowing who his father is or getting support from him. Laius could have saved Oedipus from numerous difficulties and horrible mistakes throughout his life but he doesn’t and as a result Oedipus makes terrible decisions that will affect his life in a negative way forever.
In Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman, [the protagonist] Willy Loman’s inability to live in and cope with the present ultimately destroys him. The are several constant themes and ideas throughout the play which show this. Willy’s inability to be successful according to his own standards is most problematical for him. The troublesome relationship between Willy and his family also leads to a great deal of stress. And the constants flashbacks and disillusions Willy goes through to deal with these problems bring him further from reality and destroy him.