The story, “Parker’s Back” by Flanner O’Connor pertains to the story of Parker’s dissatisfaction with his life. The story begins by describing his disinterest in his “ugly” wife. Not only is she unattractive but also mean and now pregnant. Parker cannot conclude to why he stays with her. He conveys how unhappy she makes him, however he can’t seem to leave her side.
He must marry the young Catherine due to his father’s manipulation (3). Linton is not able to choose a lot of things for himself. Finally, although his father is now there for him, Linton has no good sense of guidance; just like his father. This leads Linton to not only begin to hate the people that he loves, but this also leads him to hate himself. He knows his affectionate mother would not want him to be so peevish and cruel toward people.
After a long time of suffering, the narrator finally gains a true understanding of his wrongdoings. The protagonist is filled with regret with the way he treats women and the fact that his cheating ways gets him nowhere. He confesses the truth that his ex “ did the right thing” by leaving him (14). Yunior starts to register that he is unable to ever get over his ex fiance and he regrets cheating on her. He is saying that he does not deserve her because all that he ever gave her were lies and deceit.
However, it is evident that deeper issues are present. John Mayer was born in the arms of imaginary friends. He lacked consistent love and used imaginary friends for comfort. Idealistically this would result in Mayer dealing with trust issues, leaving his emotional development greatly affected and his guard up. He had trouble loving whole heartedly, leaving him bad at love, singing, half of my heart is part of a man who’s never truly loved anything.
Cruel and Beautiful World – Grouplove The title of the song shines surprisingly clear, though it creates a feeling of being unpleasant and obnoxious for the listeners. The man in this song either feels rejected or disappointed at the world as it seems to be so cruel and also beautiful. Obviously, the world itself always has an equal balance of good and bad and you can never have both. Even though the man got his girl but he feels they are falling apart. The novel, The Great Gatsby, is a tragic story of lost love.
His love for her is stuck in this never ending loop. He tries to change in order to make her happy, but she is never satisfied. This constant, bipolar love has negative effects on his mental well-being, and he knows this, but because he loves her he is willing to go through such a whirlwind of emotions. At the same time as he loves her, he also hates her, “I hate you deeply, and hating you / Bend to you, and the measure of my changing love for you” (6-7). He hates that he loves her, in other words he does not like it that even though she makes his life hell, he still puts up with all of it because he loves her.
Motivated by guilt I believe he is substituting materialism for love believing money buys happiness. He would substitute a governess for parenting for he realizes his business ventures will not lend time to child rearing. We can all sympathize with Charlie on the surface, we have all made mistakes that we have to live with. Charlie is attempting to move forward with his life and erase the mistakes of his past. The ghosts of his past torment him repeatedly throughout the story, his child's guardians despise him and his old friends do not understand him.
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.
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.
This shows the reader that Holden is a lonely person because he chooses to be lonely and does not want anything to do with people who do not fit into his perception of normal. Holden?s loneliness is apparent in more than just his lack of friends. His loneliness is made apparent by the way he misses his deceased brother, Allie. Holden makes several references to Allie and how the two used to get along and acted more like friends than brothers. Holden deeply misses his brother and even talks to him out loud to comfort himself because he still feels a void inside of him.