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.
This leads Creon to get enraged at his son and his mind is still set on executing Antigone. Haimon responds by saying “Not here, no: She will not die here, King... ... middle of paper ... ...herself from suffering. However, this wasn’t the case with Creon because his entire family perished right before his eyes and he has no way to relief his pain. Thus, Creon is the tragic character of the play due to his everlasting grief caused by his flawed personality. In conclusion, Creon is the tragic character of Antigone because of his pride which caused him never ending agony by the end of this tragedy.
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.
She was expected to do as she was told and help whenever and wherever she could. Stowe and her siblings were living with Lyman Beecher, their father. He was a bully of the worst stripe: a well intentioned and steadily complete bully (Adams 20). He had good intentions when he required a lot from his kids and reprimanded them when they disappointed him, but they did not understand that. To the children, it seemed like he had no good will at all.
Works Cited Fargnoli, A. N., & Golay, M. Critical Companion to William Faulkner. New York: Infobase Publishing, 2009. Print. Faulkner, W. A Rose for Emily and Other Stories. New York: Random House, 2012.
Hinton’s novel, The Outsiders, Johnny and Dally are bonded by similarities and differences to become like brothers. Johnny and Dally are similar in the sense of a bad home life. Johnny lives with his mother and father, who constantly beat him and argue with each other. “His father was always beating him up, and his mother ignored him except when she was hacked off at something...”(12). It is awful for him with his cruel parents and their empty hearts that hold no love for him.
He represents the man who embraces his circumstances. From the very beginning, he was always in trouble, constantly challenging authority, and falling into the lifestyle represented in his surroundings. His relationship with his mother is barely present, with her obvious favouritism to his other brother, Ricky. The words he receives from his mother aren’t kind, they are demeaning and hurtful. Singleton documents the correlation between the mutual lack of respect between Do’ Boy and his mother and Do’ Boy’s future lack of respect for women in general.
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).