That was her excuse for the infidelity. Even though Joe was wounded, he never left his wife, “She loved him too much, but she could not u... ... middle of paper ... ...” (2047). Norma tries to do weights and heavy work while Leroy has a disable condition. They both struggle trying to find who they really are and what they want to accomplish in their life. Finally, after this life change, they realize that their marriage is now devastated and tried to repair by going away.
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.
As Linda, she is worried about her husband's health, but instead of just watching she confronts him, acting behind his back, knowing that she ma... ... middle of paper ... ...who keeps it attached together but she is nothing without her husband. Nora is not of the family; she is more modern and independent, moreover her family is totally broken apart. In conclusion, we can see that nor Linda, nor Nora are happy with their situation. Linda is incapable of expressing herself and confronting her husband therefore her husband ends up dead. And Nora has never had real love and has always been living a lie, but she realises this too late, and now she has to reinvent herself.
Jonas sees how weighed down The Giver is by some of the memories and sta... ... middle of paper ... ...under the strain of loss and pain, of losing his daughter, was unable to help his community in dealing with all the memories. However during the time when Jonas was training with him, they both come to the conclusion that the disadvantages outweighed the advantages of their elders choosing to go to sameness. The day that Jonas learns what release is he refuses to go back home. The Giver reminds him that things were once different, long, long, ago. The Giver himself had been hopeless over the possibility of change, yet being with Jonas for almost a year had caused him to reached the decision that things must somehow change.
In both stories the main characters display their desire to have someone near but when they’re finally given the chance it’s inevitably taken away from them, and then they’re driven back into the entrapment of loneliness. Throughout Mr. Duffy’s life he has never found a satisfactory choice with anything, which explains why he sticks to a simple, plain, and routine life. He also never gave much thought to his own feelings or wrote them down most likely to assert his decision of being alone, so he wouldn’t start to rethink his decisions. But when he met Mrs. Sinico, they’re intimate discussions slowly led him into breaking down that wall that kept out all people from getting close to him. He was starting to unconsciously enjoy the company of an intimate friendship, but he couldn’t let it last for long so he pushed her away.
At the end of the film Ben understood that his place was with the Cappadora’s family Through the movie we are able to see how painful it was to the Cappadora family to deal with the lost of a member. I say that the film emphasis a communication problem because after the tragedy, Beth never was the same. She was not communicating with anyone and there we see a miscommunication problem explained in the class. The affected with this situation was Vincent, who felt abandon because her mom never communicate to him and in a certain way she never paid attention to him thinking about Ben all the time. Pat, her husband, also paid the consequence of the miscommunication problem and in different ways he try to help Beth communicate better and to get over the emotional crisis.
Norma Jean looks outward, beyond the confines of her house and marriage. Norma Jean feels smothered now that Leroy is constantly home due to his leg injury. Used to being an independent woman, she has to alter her life yet again to fit the accommodations of her husband. Sadly, Norma Jean does not want to accommodate her husbands needs. She is already anxious for Leroy to go back to work but he has no plans to.
Now he is no longer driving truck, has suffered a highway injury to his leg and is in a wheel chair at home. The first conflict in this story is between Leroy and his distance from his wife for such a long time. Mrs. Moffitt has been trying to cope with her husbands’ absence by doing other activities such as: working out, going back to school, and visiting with her mother. Another conflict resides within Leroy himself. He has not been there for his wife and he is trying to make it up to her in any way he can.
The Day Ethan Frome Lost Control of His Life I believe Ethan Frome lost control of his life when his mother died. After his mother's funeral, Ethan did not want to be left alone on the farm, so he asked Zeena to stay with him. At first, Ethan enjoys her company. However, Zeena soon becomes a nuisance to Ethan, and prevents him from becoming an engineer in a large city. After being married a year, Zeena becomes sick herself, and the only time she talks to Ethan is to complain or show her discontent.
Lee did not like his mother doing all this for him, but he never told her that he didn' t want her to keep doing the domestics around his house. She kept on doing things like that for her son, thinking that she was helping out. Eventually, Lee came to resent his mother for all that she did for him and as time passed he expected more from her. He did not tell her that she was interrupting his life. Lee's mother became ill. She had a long, painful battle with a disease, I am not sure which one, for I was only ease-dropping.