The Death Of His Wife

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Charlie Wales is a man whom comes off very respectable and he 's a people person. His success has been able to open quite few doors open for him so Its hard to believe that he had an alcohol problem. Charlie 's many flaws is why his daughter isnt with him and cant forget to mention that he might be responsible for the death of his wife.Even though it wasn 't made clear that charlie was the direct cause but his actions took part in the blame for the death of his wife. He may not have been the ultimate reason for his wife 's heart trouble but his addiction to alcohol played a huge part.Its very clear that charlie has gotten his act together and seems to really love and wants his daughter back with him. Charlie seems like a fine man and it seems like he has his act together but the mistakes he made seems like theyre unforgivable."He would come back some day; they couldn 't make him pay forever. But he wanted his child, and nothing was much good now, beside that fact. He wasn 't young any more, with a lot of nice thoughts and dreams to have by himself. He was absolutely sure Helen wouldn 't have wanted him to be so alone." (Fitzgerald 230) This shows what type of thoughts he was having about losing his wife and daughter. It also shows what type of man he is.Even though his ex in laws refute the idea that he may be reformed its clear that he has control over his alcohol addiction. Charlie has a plan of drinking a glass a day which seems reasonable because its enough to satisfy
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