Lyman had a sense that Henry was already dead from the war. But never really knew about how his brother felt, all Lyman knew was that Henry was differ... ... middle of paper ... ...boys are happy. When Henry and Lyman are separated by the war, the car is left alone. When Henry comes back from the war Lyman tries to bond again, but when his efforts fail, he destroys the car. Henry wants to remain close and restore his personality, so he spends hours repairing the car.
Brick told his father that he and his brother married into society. He seems like he never wanted to marry Maggie at all, that it was something that he thought he had to do. However, he says in the play that he is disgusted with homosexuality and disgusted with the way Skipper acted before he died. “Skipper went to bed with Maggie to prove it wasn’t true, and when it didn’t work out, he thought it was true!...he made a drunken confession to me and on which I hung up!” (Williams, p. 125-126). Brick was disgusted with the idea that Skipper had any feelings for him and he’s disgusted that his family feels the same way.
The main characters in the short story, Lyman and Henry Lamartine, are Native American brothers that have a nearly inseparable connection through a car; a red convertible for which the story gets its name. The brothers’ journey begins when they decide to go up to Winnipeg one day. This is where the two brothers first realize their dream. They see the car for the first time; a car that “reposed, calm and gleaming, [with] a FOR SALE sign in its left front window” (1). This vehicle is the embodiment of freedom, the freedom the boys yearn to experience.
Although Lyman seems to acknowledge this stress in a rather different way than Henry, it is there all the same. Just as Henry tries to give the red convertible up to his brother, Lyman does the same in the end, and pushes it right back to him. The red car represents a bond between the two brothers, and with Henry gone, Lyman can not bear to have it around anymore. Unfortunately, getting rid of the car does not take care of Lyman's pain. Even a long time after Henry's death, Lyman still experiences post-traumatic stress.
I don’t know why but I was. I guess because I was feeling depressed and lonesome” (Salinger 153). Being lonely isn’t Holden’s only issue, b... ... middle of paper ... ...lden, however, will do the opposite when he goes back to school. Instead of thinking about how to handle things, Holden will fall into thinking that everyone is a phony because he still has his brother’s death hanging over his head and we still won’t get a mentally stable Holden. In the end, Holden’s place for right now is best suited for the metal facility because he continues to have suicidal thoughts, he needs people around him to support him and he needs to learn to cope with his issues.
War affects a person’s relationships with people close to them and their relationships with themselves. Erdrich embodies those changes through the text in “The Red Convertible.” “‘My boots are filling,’ he says. He says this in a normal voice, like he just noticed and he doesn’t know what to think of it. Then he’s gone” (Erdrich 363) shows the reader the last moments between the brothers before Henry is gone forever. Henry is assumed to take his own life, concluding the short story and further enforcing the devastating effects that the war had on Henry.
The most predominate theme that occurred throughout Crash is that “human aren’t all bad” (Farris 357). The movie effectively depicted the theme by showing every characters’ situation from their perspective. Officer Ryan is a good example. Ryan was originally portrayed as a bad guy for molesting Christine and being racist when he pulled over the Thayer’s car. Ryan wishes to see the suffering of others during this specific scene, because he was suffering and agitated from not being able to get proper medical treatment for his father.
Crookshanks must have ate/killed Scabbers since Crookshanks has orange hairs and has been attacking Scabbers constantly. Furthermore, I believe that this may be the last straw for Ron and that he might break his friendship with Hermione. Additionally, he is already angry with her for running to Professor McGonagall about the Firebolt, so this might add more fuel for Ron. 6) Do you agree with Harry getting involved in trying to find Black? I disagree with Harry, in that I believe he is only going to harm himself.
All these affectionate gestures showed no evil within Pino until he started to become angrier and distant. The anger and distance he put between himself and others grew to the point where he lost himself, he forgot who he was and the appropriate ways to act now he had a... ... middle of paper ... ...the reality of the impacts of his actions really brings out his hidden wicked traits. The adults even played a game of soldiers draw to decide who would kill the boy. Pino was chosen, and as the end of the book neared so did Filippo’s life, if not for Michele who took the bullet instead. The novel really goes into depth on how one man could succumb to the pressures and stresses of life to become greedy and evil.
For example, one of these conflicts details how Yunior begins to foster resentment towards his father after he discovers he is cheating on his Mother with a mistress. In another instance Yunior’s father undermines and insults him for throwing up in the car after his father had previously warned him not to. These warnings that he would beat his son before they reached their destination if he vomited, however, simply made Yunior more upset and cause Yunior to vomit more desperately. Conflicts are bound to arise in father-son relationships when both parties fail to resolve differences in ideas or ideals. In this view reactions are formed which either have a lasting negative or positive effect on the kind of relationship that will exist between a father and a son.