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).
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. Baldwin's representation of his father while his father is alive is that of total detestation towards him and his ideas. Most of Baldwin's memories of his father are bad ones: "I could see him, sitting at the window, locked up in his terrors' hating and fearing every living soul including his children who had betrayed him"(54). The vivid memories Baldwin has of his father are ones of his father's down falls. Baldwin rarely remembers the good things about his father: "I had forgotten, in the rage of my growing up, how proud my father had been of me when I was little"(64).
Since his father has been making all of the decisions, Georg has not been able to develop into an independent and strong person. However, a dramatic shift occurs when Georg's mother passes away. Georg is the one who starts calling the shots, and it is the father who gets pushed into the background. The father's loss of power is seen when he states, . "..I'm not equal to things any longer, my memory's failing, I haven't an eye for so many things any longer" (Kafka 82).
So, Troy fails to see the way from the future Troy is still living in the past because that is all he knows about growing a family. Rose single handedly handles everything that happen around Troy because she respects him as her husband. Respect is part of love required to raise a child; Troy overlooked this aspect of love hence, repeat the cycle of his bad past. The first past repeating cycle can be seen in the play when Troy turn down Cory’s opportunity. 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.
Without a positive past experience in father-son relationships, Henry does not know how to build a strong connection with his son Marty. He still feels love for Marty and wants the best for him. He says “I’m worried about Marty. I’ve always worried about him I guess I’d ask that you look out for him” (Ford 43). Marty also does not know how to have a relationship with his dad, causing the two to have a weak father and son dynamic.
“He’s always buried in those books or shuffling around the house like he’s lost in some dream I wasn’t like that”. Baba seems angry but actually isn’t, his son turned about to be a distinctive individual he just wants his son to carry his name,his business and hopefully his macismo. Babe feels very distant from his son and can’t see any connection between the two. The only hope he has that they are related is Amir coming “out of” Baba’s wife: “If I hadn’t seen the doctor pull him out
In Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman we see the negative effect of having an absent parent. The main character Willy Loman is a salesman who constantly struggles with trying to be what he considers “successful,” and “well liked.” He has two sons Biff and Happy and is married to Linda. Willy also struggles between illusion and reality; he has trouble defining and distinguishing the past from the present. Between his financial struggles and not feeling like he accomplished anything, he commits suicide. Throughout Willy’s life he was constantly abandoned, by both his father and his brother at very young age.
He was unlike his father who used his past as an excuse for his behavior. Since Huck had no mother and his father was pretty much out of the picture, Huck spent most of his life with the Widow Douglas. The Wi... ... middle of paper ... ...me. Tom’s aunt and uncle thanked Jim for helping Tom and gave him anything he wanted. Tom’s Aunt Sally offered to adopt Huck, but Huck” [thought] it was time for him to head for the territory ahead of the rest because he knew she wanted to … sivilize [him], and he couldn’t stand it.
In the psychodynamic viewpoint the non acceptance of his father was always a traumatic thing for him to deal with. His father never told him that he loved him and was never proud of him until his sign... ... middle of paper ... ... it is my feeling that it would be very difficult if not impossible to rehabilitate Johnny Cash. I hold this view because there were many efforts made to reach out to him while living and he had even done several treatment programs. He seemed at times to be very supportive in seeking help. His lifestyle however would make it extremely difficult for him to stay in a consistent treatment program.
Franz's mother, Julie, was a dedicated housewife who constantly sided with Kafka's father and could not understand her son's dreams of becoming writer. In The Metamorphosis our first impression of Gregor’s father is that of a strong spoken man with a short temper. Gregor’s father cannot understand nor does he seem to care about his sons’ new condition. In the story Gregor is pressured into working at a job that he cannot stand in order to support the family and pay off his fathers’ debt. The interaction between the main character Gregor and his father are comparable to the author and his father.