Running away may seem like the easiest thing to do, but in the end the problem is still there and it may be unforgettable. As time goes on esc... ... middle of paper ... ...e. As time goes on Tom finds it harder and harder to deal with the responsibilities of taking care of his family and the home. He decides to leave his job and his family for the merchant marines. He believes he will find the adventure he’s always been looking for. Instead of being free like he thought he would be, Tom is trapped by the memories of his sister.
Troy goes to say, “I wish I hadn’t know my daddy. He ain’t cared nothing a... ... middle of paper ... ...wn past. And because of it he force his family away. In conclusion, I feel as if the readers of play are supposed to see the struggles that Troy faces within himself. A man who loves his family and is willing to at least provide for them.
The Effects of Male Expectations Male expectations are ever present in our world creating an adverse effect on men making them feel inferior if they are unable to succeed financially. Arthur Miller’s play Death of a Salesman explicitly shows just how harmful these expectations can be to a person and their families. The main character in the play Death of a Salesman Willy Loman is greatly affected by these male expectations. The man is expected to not only support his family but must also be able to climb to the top of the corporate ladder. Willy’s inability to succeed financially as expected from society in turn affects his two sons Biff and Happy and his loving wife Linda.
Despite Troy?s continuous attempts to push himself away from anything he had ever known about his father, the inheritance of such irrational behavior was inevitable because it was all he had ever known. The inheritance of this angry behavior was, in turn, the cause of his damaging relationships with his own family. Just as Troy endured his father?s cruel ways, Troy?s family is left with no choice but to try to learn to live with his similar ways. Troy?s family is one that strives to maintai... ... middle of paper ... ...y as a responsible person. He overlooks Cory?s efforts to please him and make a career for his son, learned from his past with his own father, is responsible for the tension that builds between him and Cory.
It wasn’t fair” (110). Although Ian knows his father is trying his best, he still feels burdened by the pressure his father needs to endure and blames his mother for leaving him. Ian tries his best to do his part and help out at the clinic, but he feels like his own happiness is obstructed by the need to help his
– Then left! Goodbye!” (Williams 1668). Amanda can see the similarities between Tom and his wayward father. She seems to realize that she doesn’t have a chance at changing his mind; instead she offers him an ultimatum that allows him to leave upon helping to find a suitable hu... ... middle of paper ... ...ovide for his family in his absence. Tom is indeed a fool but his consideration, which arises from a love for his sister, separates him from his father even if the conclusion draws him away from home.
The push-and-pull factors in Enrique’s yearn for the U.S not only allows him to rediscover himself as an individual in a world of uncertainty, it also eliminates his constant fear of failing as a promising human being; in addition exhibits the undying hope of a desperate man found in hopeful migrants. In Sonia Nazario’s “Enrique’s Journey,” his mother’s trip streamed “emptiness” into the heart of a once comfortable child and left him to “struggle” to hold memories they shared. Enrique’s life after Lourdes’ departure triggered the traumatizing demise of his identity. He threw this broken identity away while facing many obstacles, nevertheless each endea... ... middle of paper ... ...rest became a nightmare. Enrique’s time apart from his mother made them more like “strangers” than family.
Moreover, he is a man with a great empathy toward others, wanting his family to live with a minimum struggles as possible. He wants Grete not to be like himself, but to live filled with joy. He also understands the father's declining integrity, as the business collapses a long ago and spends life with a little hope. Gregor Samsa lives humbly and devotes his life for others' happiness. The "money was received with thanks and given with pleasure" (26).
Amir grows up with many strong people in his life that bring out his cowardly nature but when he is on his journey of redemption, the characters push him to become a strong person as well. Hosseini’s use of the character foil of Amir with Baba and Hassan highlights Amir’s cowardly characteristics and helps move the story along with how he must search for redemption to finally feel healed at last and become the man Baba wanted him to be. Amir’s desire for Baba’s attention led him to betray one of his best friends. Amir redeemed himself by taking in Sohrab and taking the role of the loving father that he never had. Amir finally realized that true redemption is when guilt and sin leads to good again.
Macbeth became apart of the royal family and earned his ranking in battle. When Macbeth killed Duncan in secret and was named king by default, he quickly felt overwhelmed by the money and power that came with the title since he had never been fortunate enough to experience such assets. King Macbeth was known to have irrational violence tendencies. Growing up, his mother Gruoch and his father Findláech physically and verbally abused him from early childhood to teenage years. They would tell him he was useless, that he was a burden to them and that nobody would ever love him whilst kicking, punching and slapping him.