She has felt judged and criticized for having two children by two different men out of wedlock. Not having the emotional connection she desperately needed, Vicki began to rebel against her mother and father. Vicki tends to fall in love with every man she meets and gives all of her attention to the new men in her life, leaving her children in the care of her parents. Because of her parents’ disappointments in the decisions she has made, Vicki is feeling bad about herself and disconnected. Vicki’s continuous search for love is a source of reinvigoration to her (Singer, 2016).
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.
178. While he was in school Gotti had his first brush with the law when he was caught with friends stealing and vandalizing with portable cement mixer that tipped over and crushed the toes of his feet. He had to be hospitalized for awhile as a result, and is reportedly missing a toe or two. >From then on John Gotti joined a youth gang called FULTON-ROCKAWAY BOYS. While he was in the gang he dropped out of school.
At only fourteen, Manson left his mother and rented a room for himself. He supported himself with odd jobs and petty theft. His mother turned him into the juvenile authorities, who had him sent to "Boys Town," a juvenile detention center, near Omaha, Nebraska. Charles spent a total of three days in "Boys Town" before running away. He was arrested in Peoria, Illinois for robbing a grocery store and was then sent to the Indiana Boys School in Plainfield, Indiana, where he ran away another eighteen times before he was caught and sent to the National Training School for Boys in Washington D.C. Manson never had a place to call "home" or a real family.
Nicholas Elliott, who exists as a 16 years old, struggles bullying over his skin color, so Elliott opened fire on teachers and students at Atlantic Shores Christian School, Virginia Beach on December 16, 1988. All of these teenagers got charged with life sentences (Kuykendall 18-20). No one understands why one victim picks up a gun and heads to school while other bullying victims shrug it
Cristian’s mom, who was only 24 at the time, arrived at the apartment to reveal what happened just moments before. However, it states that his mom did not even call the police or take her son to the hospital until 6 hours after the accident happened. Both Cristian and his mom were charged with murder and Cristian went to court facing life in an adult prison. However, the court found out that Cristian had once been physically, emotionally, and sexually abused by his once stepfather. That been said, Cristian more than likely needed some sort of counseling.
Client reports these times in which see was responsible for cooking, cleaning and taking care of her father caused her to resent her mother for most of her childhood. When the client was 16 her mother divorced her biological father and put him in a nursing home. Client reports that this made her very mad and she hated that she was forced to move in with her mother and her mother’s new boyfriend. Client reports her mother was remarried a year later and despite initially being very critical of her mother for moving on so quickly, she grew too really like her step-father. At 17 years old, the client left home to move in with a man she was dating.
In addition, women have the responsibility to maintain a happy and peaceful atmosphere in their family. For instance, Gilman provides examples of the narrator and her family. The family in the story “The Yellow Wallpaper” encounters a mournful incident because the husband does not allow his wife to be herself. When the wife feels sad, the atmosphere in the family changes because everyone in the family connects to each other by the emotional and physical attachment. Gilman proves this fact when the narrator in the story becomes insane, and her husband faints when he sees her (Gilman 89).
Due to the social disorganization of the lower class in New York City, they significantly lacked social control because the community is deteriorating and experiencing an economic downfall. This absence of control leads to delinquency. As the schools’, political institutions’, and police departments’ ability to control society declines, juveniles are more likely to be befriend deviant peers and engage in delinquent behaviors. Social control can come in a variety of forms, including formal control and informal control. Formal control are agencies such as police, courts, and the government whereas informal control are parents and neighbors (Siegel & Welsch, 2016).