“About a boy” is a story about twelve year old Marcus and 36-year old Will and how they develop their friendship. Fiona, Marcus’ mother, tries to not be like everyone else and tells Marcus to be himself, which in his situation means to be like her, and is therefore making troubles for him with fitting in at his new school. Will on the other hand is the complete different from Marcus. He is a grown-up man but thinks like a teenager. The points I will be addressing are how depression is shown in the novel, reactions to suicide and how the characters heal and how this affects Will and Marcus’ relationship together.
Even though they aren 't a married couple, people mistake them to be engaged due to their interactions together, which is really dynamic and in sync. Brad is considered a rounded character. When Kate tells Brad that she does want to start a family he tells her no, they have a fight and for the first time in the movie they are apart as Kate goes to her dad’s house and Brad goes off to his dad’s house. Brad also realizes that he is not so different from his father, who he doesn 't get along with when his father tells him that marriage and kids was the worst decision he’s made in his life. Towards the end of the movie, Brad decides he is okay with making changes in his life, which meant having kids and getting married.
He's trying to make quarterback and to do well in school despite that fact weighing him down. As well as being best to be a good son to his widowed father but Jerry is beginning to freak out of his father’s boring life style. He worries about ending up like his dad and being stuck in the same routine as his father. Realizing this factor, Jerry decides to make a change in his life out of impulse saying "No" to chocolates but, he's really saying "no" to the entire “universe” that The Vigils and Brother Leon created at Trinity. The random guy out from the streets accuses Jerry of being a "Square boy.
The alienation wrought by Caufield’s awkward ascension into adulthood is manifested in his fallacious attempts to casually interact with others. Because of their ages, Jerry and Holden feel threatened by the individuals whom they would normally associate themselves. This intimidation spurs the alienation and loneliness felt by Jerry Renault and Holden Caufield. Jerry Renault, an average teenager, has an issue with confidence that influences him to doubt himself, and thus alienate himself from his peers. Because Renault has low self-esteem and feels little influence from his classmates, he refuses to sell chocolates “like every other kid in… school”(Cormier 66).
It perfectly demonstrates how important parenting is and what severe negative effects it can have on teenagers. On Jim it drove him into always having to prove himself that he wasn 't a chicken, which got him into trouble often. While Judy was simply seeking for the attention from her father and because she couldn 't obtain this she sought male attention elsewhere. Finally Plato’s family issues were the worst because he didn 't have a mother and father. Therefore he struggled with abandonment and psychological issues because of them.
Willy Loman is a failing salesman recently demoted to commission and unable to pay his bills. He is married to a woman by the name of Linda and has two sons, Biff and Happy. Throughout this play Willy is plagued incessantly with his and his son’s inability to succeed in life. Willy believes that any “well-liked” and “personally attractive man” should be able to rise to the top of the business world. However, despite his strong attempts at raising perfect sons and being the perfect salesman, his attempts were futile.
Holden’s family problems, his hypocritical attitude, and his admiration of innocence demonstrate that society expects too much from teenagers because society doesn’t consider each individuals home life. It also shows that schools are not empathetic for students’ problems, even if they affect their school work and education. Every single school Holden attended expelled him, despite this his parents did not choose to notice the reason behind his expulsions, poor mental health. His parents solution was to simply enroll him into a new school after each expulsion. The novel The Catcher in the Rye, by J.D.
Parents, unaware of their children's sexual orientation, often make cutting remarks about homosexual television characters, community members, or the orientation in general. They may not even recognize their comments, but the child is hanging on to every word, looking for at least a tiny bit of acceptance from family. Many times they find hate instead of acceptance, sometimes to the point of being kicked out of the house at age 14 or 15 when a homophobic parent does find out. This leaves them with nowhere to turn. Sometimes, what makes it so especially hard for gay teens is the very thing that protects them, their invisibility.
But Doraemon is finally sold to a family in 2115. This family is called the Ronaldos; Christiano Ronaldo is the son of Luis Ronaldo, and Christiano himself isn’t a really successful person. In school, his academic work was an absolutely failure and he got bullied by his classmates all the time. So he is a very lonely, lack of comfort and unhappy person. Everyday he is dreaming about himself being the strongest person, and bully the rest of the students in the school, that means he really want to be a successful man, but he is so lazy, he never try his best on anything, even scared to talk to a girl in his school that Christiano had fancied a long time ago, so he had never been success before.
Atticus was accused of being a “nigger-lover” by a child at school, and Scout did not take it so well, so she beat the little boy up (Lee 1). The reason Scout got so defensive over Atticus is because she knows that he is just doing his job, and that he could not help who he is having to represent. The New Yorker Magazine states, “He forgives the townsfolk of Maycomb for the same reason. They are suffering from a “sickness,” he tells Scout—the inability to see a black man as a real person. All men, he believes, are just alike” (Gladwell 1).