Beginning with the death of his brother Allie, Holden describes his life as a downward spiral. In addition to losing one of the closest people to him, hw has no personal relationship with his parents. They are constantly sending him from one school to another, and eventually to a mental institution all the way in California. These can be seen as ways to keep Holden separated from the family unit. Seeing as how Holden uses his younger siblings as his only tie to his family, this disinterest shown by his parents could definitely be detrimental to his mental health.
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.
It makes Mathilda wonder if something is wrong with her. She also believes she is the cause of her mother's and eventually father's death. Mathilda feels unworthy of any sort of relationship later in life. After her father kills himself, she is devastated and feels lost in the world he left her in. Although her father may not have meant to do so, he affected the way Mathilda would forever look at her self and how she fit into society.
One theme of the book is weakness of character; this is shown by Ethan’s marraige, his inability to stand up to his wife, and his involvement concerning the "accident." The first way weakness of charcter is shown in the book is through the marriage of Ethan and his wife. He married her because she had tried to help his mother recover from an illness, and once his mother died he could not bear the thought of living in the house alone. His wife was seven years his senior and always seemed to have some kind of illness. It seemed all she ever did was complain, and he resented this because it stifled his growing soul.
His education does not seem to matter to him either, he thinks that as long as they he can keep moving forward in life, you won't need school. Therefore, Holden brings all the stress and depression not only to himself, but amongst his loved ones as well. He is careless for the people that care so much about him. he does not realize the trouble he has caused for his family either. Holden's mother is already very sick, and finding out that her son has not been in school because he has gotten kicked out , it will just about kill her.
Always being present in Martin’s life, Martin’s father showed just how compassionate he was towards Martin’s illness by being with Martin in times of uncertainty, anguish and suffering (Doane &Varcoe, 2015). Martin’s father did everything for Martin, trying to alleviate and fix as much of Martin’s discomfort even if Martin could not communicate his pain verbally, never turning away from Martin’s suffering (Mitchell & bunker, 2003). Although Martin’s father not only showed his compassion by the care he provided Martin. Martin’s father included Martin in the family activities like watching the television and listening to the radio in the car. Helping Martin by showing Martin the love of a father to a son, the love Martin’s father showed Martin
Up to stanza five, Patten describes how he pushed away anyone who wanted to love him and how he always thought that marriage would end in divorce. He has very low self-esteem. He would rather not be loved at all than be love by someone, only then to be rejected by them. However, in stanza six, we find out that he has completely turned his life around and has found someone to love. In contrast, Harrison writes about how loving his parents were and how his father still loved his deceased mother and did things he would have done if she were still alive.
As Linda, she is worried about her husband's health, but instead of just watching she confronts him, acting behind his back, knowing that she ma... ... middle of paper ... ...who keeps it attached together but she is nothing without her husband. Nora is not of the family; she is more modern and independent, moreover her family is totally broken apart. In conclusion, we can see that nor Linda, nor Nora are happy with their situation. Linda is incapable of expressing herself and confronting her husband therefore her husband ends up dead. And Nora has never had real love and has always been living a lie, but she realises this too late, and now she has to reinvent herself.
From there on he promised to never hurt her again. Obi’s father also believes that marrying Clara is not a good idea because he believes that it will bring curse upon his family and upon his children. Obi’s mother soon passes away from her disease and he refuses to go to the funeral. Obi sinks into a deep depression and later on he begins to take
Susan's father did not believe in the afterlife and he claimed that he wanted every last bit of life, even if he had to be supported by machines. He changed his mind after a long and futile battle with his illnesses. When the patient gives up, when his energy is depleted, only a quick death comes to mind. It is hard to imagine how Susan felt in this situation. She was concerned about making the best decision for her father's situation, but she also had to contemplate on her own beliefs.