Krebs who lived with his parents after the war continued to do nothing around the house. Tensions grew between him and his parents and Krebs was eventually driven out. Hemingway was almost identical to Krebs in the story. Hemingway is heart broken after the war because of Kurowsky. Tension had also grown between Hemingway and his mother.
Leaving Annie to care for her brother, Jimmie, and their little run down home. Their father taking care of them was very slim since he was not working, unskilled, abusive, and an alcoholic. He left the kids two years after their mother’s death. Even though Anne was temperamental, she was a good match for Helen Keller. She had a high tolerance to being upset about such things through her life and could deal with Helen’s outbreaks.
Being born prematurely, odds were against him surviving healthy, and not becoming fatally ill. However, although struggling through his first few years, Newton prevailed. Newton was born fatherless; his father had been killed two months prior to his birth. The outbreak of the Civil War around them and the tremendous amount of work required to care for their farm was too much to handle for Newton’s mother; at the tender age of three, he was separated from his mother during her second attempt at marriage. Being left with his grandmother for most of his childhood, Newton developed a strong hatred for his stepfather and a longing for the attention of his mother.
It is clear that Emily had no real grasp of a family unit, or how it should function. There was no mother figure spoke of, just her father, which she lived with alone other then family servants until he died. Upon her father’s death, this early trauma is shown in her mental and emotional state, or therefore lack of. Her father was her only friend, he was all she knew in the world, and with out him she almost had nothing to live for. “Being left alone, and pauper, she had become humanized.” (Page 31) this quote shows that Emily didn’t have the slightest clue how to survive on her own without her father, but now she was forced to grow up and get along all by herself.
Through his use of unhappy marriages as major factors in the deaths of the characters, Margaret Fuller Slack, Amanda Barker and Tom Merritt, Edgar Lee Masters displays his true feelings of discontent toward romantic relationships. He had a pessimistic view on love and seemed to have no faith in marriage.
Shelly had a lonely life, hardly spending any time with her father and losing her husband after a short marriage; Victor shows signs of being a bad parent when he abandons his creation. After Shelley eloped with her lover, Percy Shelley in 1814, they travelled the continent together; Walton travels all over the world and Safia travels far with her father. Shelley also stayed in Geneva; Victor's family home is here. There is a relationship between Shelly's life and the characters; Victor's father was against his studies and refused to support him, Victor's father did not understand or accept his way of thinking. Shelley spent most of her childhood writing.
She sent Edmund to live with his grandparents, which would later be an awful mistake. A lot of serial killers come from a dysfunctional family with an absent father (Eric, AvvoStories). Edmund Kemp’s father was not absent his entire life, but he was rejected by the only person he was emotionally attached
He was born January 19,1809, under the name of Edgar Poe. His father soon abandoned Poe and his fate is unknown. When Poe was two years old his mother died. John Allan who was part of the Ellis and Allan Tobacco Merchants then adopted him. Poe attended many schools because he could never manage to stay in one school very long.
In conclusion, both stories display the idea of love and how it can be interpreted. In “The Things They Carried” Lieutenant Cross fantasizes about a girl named Martha, who he loves but she doesn’t feel the same way about him. He finds it hard to focus on his duties in the war because he is constantly thinking about her. When he realizes she doesn’t love him the way he loves her, he destroys everything he has of hers. In “Araby” a young boy is infatuated with a girl who he has never spoken to.
When the relationship becomes more intimate Vronsky is angry with Anna’s “fits of jealousy, which of late had been more and more frequent with her [and they] horrified him and however much he tried to disguise the fact, made him feel cold to her” (Tolstoy,... ... middle of paper ... ... and despair of many. Firstly, the characters strong and unswaying personalities make it difficult for them to fully indulge themselves in society leaving them ostracized. Also, the views of 18th century Russia allows for discrimination to occur for those who obtain unorthodox views. Lastly, all the pressures from society cause conflicts between characters which make it difficult for them to focus on their social standings. The misogyny within high society Russia casts strains on love, resulting in dismay and heartache, which is felt by all the characters.