Jim has numerous encounters with bullies at school and thugs during a night out.The way he confronts the bullies’ reveals a desperate need for parental guidance in the way to relate with other people and antagonists especially.A common assumption about teens is that they are ill tempered, unpredictable and spoilt people.
Jim has numerous encounters with bullies at school and thugs during a night out.The way he confronts the bullies’ reveals a desperate need for parental guidance in the way to relate with other people and antagonists especially.
For instance, Allison is a compulsive liar while Brian and Claire are not proud of their virginity.
Bender is a bully who comes from an abusive household.
However what points to the absence of a a cozy relationship between him and his parents is the fact that he escapes and goes to a New York hotel instead of home/ he only goes home when his parents are not present.
His imagination as the sole guardian of numerous children in rye fields is an indication of the inner needs of care and guidance he lacks, probably stemming from an early age as an adult.
Thesis: Harmonious family relations characterized by care are a precursor in normal teenage relationships and lives among adolescents.
The nuclear family is the most basic unit ad primary interaction unit in the society.Many teens‘s lives are marked by failures and rarely do they appreciate their parents whether they are right or not.Very few people enjoy their teenage as normal people should (Leman 23).This, coupled with the tumultuous time of teenage, young adults are bound to be confused about identity, right and wrong and the meaning of being and acting normal.At the center of all this is the important relationship between parents and the kind of kind of treatment the parents give to the child.Plato’s relations with other people seem to have taken beating and he seems to be in an unstable state.His violent actions lead to his death by shooting from the police.Though it children are socialized to become responsible adults capable of making right choices.Due to the primacy that the family holds in a child’s development, many of the developments that take place directly affect their growth and development (Purcell 53).The relationship between Jim and his father is devoid of any care and Jim craves for attention from a father figure. ” is a question that he asks his father that clearly shows the attention he need from his parents.Through Jim’s fifteen year old friend Plato, the importance of having harmonious, caring and understanding parents is captured because his problems stem from the abandonment of his father.