There are three reasons why Doodle strove to achieve his brother’s goals, he wanted to make his brother proud, he wanted to be accepted into society, and Doodle wanted to prove his worth to his family. The activities planned for Doodle were rigorous and draining, but Doodle loved his brother and wanted to make him proud. Despite being told he couldn’t walk, Doodle went along with his brother’s training. He had the complete trust that only comes from pure love. “Oh yes you can, Doodle,” I said.
While Amir’s early childhood was spent trying to get his father 's attention while also trying to find ways to make him proud of him. He tries his best to make a bond with his father while Sohrab’s bond is organic and natural. Sohrad has his father’s love and affection and does what he is told while Amir constantly strives without success for his father’s love. This leads to him carrying on bad decisions.These two father-son relationship hassan is foil to Baba while Sohrad is a foil to Amir. Both Baba and Hassan are strong and brave men who stand up for what they believe is right in the world.
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.
Whom he cannot acknowledge due to the conflict of t... ... middle of paper ... ...ind a way to redeem themselves. The relationship between Amir, Hassan and Baba has shown so much neglect and disregard to the fatherly love that Amir and Hassan needed from Baba as it stands in comparison to Amir and Sohrab’s growing relationship. The appreciation of the unselfish actions are demonstrated as they give up their career, life, and pride for the betterment of their sons. The book itself demonstrates the development of the characters as they got more mature to which this bad past they had causes them to reinforce a more effective functioning father and son relationship. A neglect of a father may lead to bad decisions as a father should be there to ensure and reinforce a lesson to his son, acquiring the happiness of the son which is necessary for a fatherly figure.
As a father, Willy only wants the best for his sons. He wants his sons to do better than what he has done with his life and achieve more success. Willy 's dreams for his sons are a source of tension and anxiety for Biff and Happy. Their desire to please their father clashes with what is deemed moral and the right way to act. Willy 's dreams for his sons are seen as added pressure for them to succeed within life.
Michael Kimmel “bros before hoes: the guy code “explains the strict code that young boys have to live by, a code of masculinity, it’s a day by day check list on how to be a true man in the eyes of other men. Kimmel investigates the values; rites and expectations young boys have to live up to in today's society. In “Nilda” Junot Diaz The narrator speaks of his love for both his brother and his girlfriend. As the narrator reflects upon the loss of his brother, Rafa, he cannot suppress thoughts of Nilda. The two have become nearly the same, the narrator bearing the same feelings for each.
Telemachus must overcome his fear to undertake journeys in order to reunite his family. Odysseus and Telemachus together share a love and appreciation for Penelope. They both began as impulsive men and must learn patience in panicky situations later on. “He is like his father Odysseus, in that he is loyal and disgusted by evil. He also, like his father, is willing to go fight for his freedom.” (Pope 45) Telemachus is being described in comparison to Odysseus – they are equally dedicated in life to Penelope and have a great will to conquer obstacles in their life to reunite with each other.
Consequently, his selfishness would not let him see the possibility of his brother’s future. Throughout “The Scarlet Ibis,” Doodle’s brother exhibits ample amounts of pride, hope, and selfishness. He may have never had any atonement for what he did, but at least he knows now what caused him to force Doodle to try so hard. But, above all everything Doodle did was to be accepted by and please his brother.
This is because he wants to make his brother happy . As long as his brother is spending time with him, and it is still apparent to Doodle that it is because he cares, Doodle will do anything to maintain this relationship.Doodle doesn’t know of his brother’s selfish reasons to spend time with
Finally at the end of the story, Doodle’s brother finally learns to love his brother for his personality. As he died later on in the story he cried his heart out because they have been so much together. Doodle’s brother forgot about his reputation and taught him to swim, walk, and fight because he wanted to. Doodle’s brother personality was strict at first but as he got to know his brother better later on in the story, he finds out that he truly cares and loves his brother very much.