Happy seemingly cares little for his father as an adult, as is obvious when he cho... ... middle of paper ... ...ed: each one layered on deep love and faith; lies and hurt. Willy gambles everything he has- and more- on Biff, even though he seems to hate his son at times. This is most likely because Willy knew Biff knew his dirty little secret, and could not stand to think that his actions may have harmed his child’s balance. Yet it is ironic that Willy Loman’s legacy, based on the insurance money- is not used by the son he loved best, but by the one who always came in second. It leaves the audience wondering if Happy loved his father more than the worshipped Biff, or if Biff loved his father so much he could not stand to touch the money, knowing that his father had killed himself solely for his benefit.
Hal is trying to regain his position in society by defeating Hotspur. Although Hotspur starts with a better reputation, Hal is more superior in communicating with people because he is sneaky, manipulative and conservative about his plans. On the other hand, Hotspur’s bold and impulsive language depicts a fierce impression which scares his family and friends away. Hotspur and Hal are greedy and determined to reach the throne, but whereas Hotspur makes his boldness and bitterness open to everyone, Hal attempts to appear his appearance as foolish and immature until he gets the chance to be the king. Furthermore, Hotspur is indiscreet about the rebellious act, which causes the king to know about the rebellion.
Some people believe they can escape their past, but if one does not atone for their sins, the guilt will engulf them and stay with them forever. In The Kite Runner, Amir, the main protagonist, tries to forget about his past and move on. Hassan, his best friend and Amir’s foil, is loyal and brave while Amir is weak and a coward. Amir’s father, Baba, is also an honorable man, however, keeps the secret about Hassan being his son to everyone, including him. Amir betrays Hassan because he believes Hassan is a sacrifice he has to make to win his father’s affection.
He is extremely bitter with the primogeniture that occurs within this time period. Gloucester loves Edmund -- he acknowledges that he is his son, which is very scandalous during this time period. It’s an act of love. Edmund does not love Gloucester, because everything he does in this play negatively affects him, and he gets joy out of it. He deliberately betrayed his father so he could gain his title, and he let it go about harsh measures.
Although the parents in Arthur Miller 's play Death of a Salesman want their sons to be successful, their sons Biff and Happy struggle to communicate with them, which results in fights that creates further dysfunctional relationships in the Loman family. Success is crucial to the father Willy, who believes he is above other salesman, giving him the wrong idea of his position. When Willy saw his brother Ben as a success, jealousy swept over him. Willy is a pushy father who wants to show his children Biff and Happy that success is most important. Biff is a realist and wants his family to accept the fact that they may never live the dream.
But if they decide to shoot me too, who will take care of my wife and kids?’ ‘Providence will take care of them. You go now and see what you can do for me. That's what matters.’” Even this early on in the story, Juan Rulfo shows the reader how self-centered Juvencio is, that he would tell his son to endanger his life to save Juvencio’s own life. Juvencio states to Justino that saving him matters more than the safety of Justino or his family. Juan Rulfo also shows that Juvencio’s selfishness makes his son less ready to help him by describing Justino having an inner conflict about whether to take the risk of helping his father.
In the story, Tartuffe a man by the name of Orgon is very gullible and naïve towards his family. He is wrapped around Tartuffe’s finger and does whatever he demands. Tartuffe is a hypocrite that uses people to get what he wants. He has a way of getting inside people’s mind and making them believe his every word. However, Orgon’s family knows the kind of man he is and tries to warn Orgon about him, but he does not listen.
Amir’s envy for Hassan and admiration for Baba detriment his idea of self-acceptance and accordingly effectuate his motivation to remove the loyal servant from his life; in doing so, he neglects to see the negative effects on the people closest to him. The need for sons to feel approval from their fathers plays a crucial role in determining the true nature of men. Amir’s wish to be the supreme son in his father’s eyes steers him to win over Baba at all costs, even if it means he must betray the person who would do anything “for [him], a thousand times over” (67). Works Cited Hosseini, Khaled. The Kite Runner.
At the end of the play, each son responds differently to the reality of his fathers suicide. Biff and Happy share their father's tendency to concoct grand schemes for themselves and think of themselves as superior to others without any real evidence that the schemes will work or that they are indeed superior. Happy, who has previously appeared of being more well-grounded in reality but still hoping for something better. Happy pledges to achieve the dream his father has failed to do so. In fact, Happy falls into his fathers thought pattern (Spampinato 68).
The father has to go as far as “pleading” with his eldest son whom unlike his father, was engulfed with jealousy and anger towards his brother. The eldest son did not stray from his father’s orders, and therefore felt that it was more than an insult to allow his brother back into the family after his devilish