Extract of sample "The relationship between Eliezer and his Father"
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Just as the story begins, Eliezer’s father comes in as a busy community leader. His duties and community engagements leaves him little time to socialize and bond with the family. The lack of connection between father and son pushes Eliezer to lament. “My father was a cultured man, rather unsentimental. He rarely displayed his feelings, not even with his family, and was more involved with the welfare of others than that of his own kind” (Bloom 02). However, as they enter the camp they display a normal relationship between them, the father values his son, he gives him advice and protects him. The son on the other hand depends and looks up to his father this mainly happens because of horror scare at the camp.
The situation at the camp changed the angle of relationship between the two. They had little options at the camp because at arrival his father was no longer a community leader and neither was he busy. In this situation, they could focus on each other in order to deal with the situation at the camp. Eliezer kept his eye on the father and his determination to be with him kept on burning. He says, “My hand tightened its grip on my father. All I could think of was not to lose him. Not to remain alone” (Bloom 8). As time passes by in the camp the duo, develop a peer like relationship. People who are involved in this kind of relationship help each other in terms of ideas and code of conduct. The two demonstrated their codependency when Franek asks for Eliezers’s gold crown. Eliezer’s refusal to give away the golden crown prompts Franek to beat up his father for not matching well. To prevent this from happening again he decides to teach his father how to match in steps.
Near the end of their stay in the camp Eliezer and his father, reverse roles where, he plays the role of a father and his father plays a childish role. The novel illustrates that after they had run to Gleiwitz.
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Throughout the story, the relationship changes and this change is affected by the events surrounding them. The novel Night by Elie Wiesel commences in Sighet, Transylvania where Eliezer’s father, being Jewish leader, was well respected in the community and Eliezer also reveres him.
Through Eliezer, he relates his story although there were minor differences. Example, Wiesel was wounded on his knee and Eliezer was wounded on his foot. He created these slight variations to establish a distinction between him and his character.
This was the time when he needed his family but unfortunately they are separated and he is only left with his father. The persona, a Jewish teenager known by the name, Eliezer, is only left with his father under the unbearable conditions. This happens during the time when the Jewish were all taken away by the French policemen who were after reducing the number of Jewish people in Paris.
There are many ways through which the ideals of this relationship are physicalized in the play. First, it is an undisputed fact that Lavinia is actually the only daughter of Titus. Titus is a dignified Roman soldier who is strongly dedicated to his own ethical code of conduct.
The author provides factors that affect the father-infant relationships. They are: Father’s adjustment with his works coupled with the adjustment with his wife and new kid; Father’s relationship with his own father; Wife’s informational and emotional support. The author has indeed reiterated the fact that parenting is not a one-sided relationship.
In y Papa's Waltz a poem by Theodore Roethke, the narrator details the relationship between an inebriated father and his young son. Roethke ventures into the topics of child abuse and unconditional love. hose Winter Sunday written by Robert Hayden, is a reflection, by a grown child, on how he treated his father in his youth
He is loyal to his father not because he admires him, but because his father warns him that he will lose the family ties if he does not stand by him. He does not like the fact that his father is not the type of role model