Del Griffith sells earrings at a train station and uses strong persuasive techniques to make sales. He taps into the emotions of his buyers to convince them that the earring is a worthy purchase. Although his techniques are effective, he is dishonest at times.
Mother Gothel doesn't want Rapunzel to leave the tower but she finally leaves and has conflicting feelings about it. Ultimately Rapunzel commits to going to see the lights despite Mother Gothel's strong feelings against it.