Sheilah O’Donnel story like any other successful women who have left their professional career to stay home. She works in a competitive training program at Oracle, the technology company and was earning at 500,000 a year. O’Donnel career take a turn when she has her first two children and begin to work less days and make only a quart of her earning. However, two-career household was not an easy thing when decided chore and responsible, because she a women and a mother was expecting to be home and responsible for the house. She quit her job in exchange for her marriage and she was pregnancy with the third child with the hope of improving her relationship.
Another example is when her mother died, she had to move in with her dad. She doesn't like her dad that much because he got married to someone else, and sometimes he forgets to send Katie a birthday gift. Katie tried her best to stay strong, but it was tough for her. That's why my theme is life is tough. Another reason why my theme is life is tough is because when Katie's mom got sick,
They both like to spend money, but Nora spends money on useless things, and Mathilde spends money to feel better about herself. The couples both have problems with money, but in “A Doll’s House,” her husband agrees to give her more money and lets her continue to spend it, and in “The Necklace,” Mathilde’s husband doesn’t let her continue to spend money once she buys the gown. The money issues cause Nora and her husband to have a small argument, but in “The Necklace,” the characters respect each other more and have serious conversations. Mathilde learns a lesson in the end, but Nora doesn’t learn
Reese 2 In Kate Chopin’s short story “A Pair of Silk Stockings”, the protagonist Mrs. Sommers faces an internal battle about how to spend her newly acquired fortune of fifteen dollars. As a mother and a widow, she plans to spend the money on all new clothing for her well deserving children. Her struggle appears when she realizes she could potentially spend the money treating herself which she has not done since she had her kids. Mrs. Sommers selflessness has been a key component in raising her children as she grew up with money and had to adapt to a new lifestyle when they were born. “She had no time—no second of time to devote to the past.
Minerva is making a sacrifice by giving up her son to her sister; Patria isn 't ready to do so, but expresses her support for her sister 's movement. Her ominous words are foreshadowing. It lets the reader know that things are intense and that they are only going to require even more sacrifice from the characters. She is going to be traveling a lot on the road, and coming back weekly for her revolutionary activities. Patria, ever the mother, at first doesn 't understand how anyone could give up their child, because the time and sacrifice it takes to raise and take care of one is already enough.
The saying money is the root of all evil is definitely true. In the stories, “A Doll House”, by Henrik Ibsen, and “Rocking Horse Winner”, by D.H. Lawrence, the main characters face financial hardships which cause them to go to the extreme to obtain money. They do things that they aren’t necessarily proud of and causes guilt to eat them alive and/or let money drive them crazy. Both families face a need for money, which causes them to obtain it in a distasteful way, and death seems to be the only way out. Families being faced with dilemmas and not actually being able to provide financially for their families the way that they would like, leads them to seek to desperate measures to gain money.
“I Stand Here Ironing” was published when she was fifty years old after she had raised four children and worked multiple jobs to help support her family. The mother, who is also the narrator, reflects back on how she got her daughter and the struggles she had went through over the years. Over the course of the nineteen years, she couldn’t always be there for her daughter, which caused a strain in their relationship. Teachers and counselors
Wayne states that,” As I think about pride, I envision personalization, respect, inspiration, dedication and enthusiasm” (para.2). Mathilda’s pride was to be part of high social class, actually she did not respected herself because she did not like herself she dreamed for something that could not be. So, she does not have the life she thinks deserved which is an internal conflict. Mathilda is not proud for her husband; actually she does not love him because he does not have money. She blames him for her fate, instead of trying something new in her life.
Widows had a hard time keeping their families together and support them while still maintaining the proper role of a woman in the time.Some women decided to stay single during this time because it was easier to not start a family and some decided to focus more on their education. In order to be equal to a man who graduated from elementary school, a women had to get a full education. ()No matter if women were good at their jobs and work as hard as a man they wouldn't get paid about half compares to a man. () If they were involved with either their careers or jobs; the more disadvantages they faced was because of their gender.Instead of viewing women as a helping hand, they were viewed as a threat because of the typical stereotype of American men had in families. The discriminations put upon women were shallow in way because they did not go into the workforce to compete with the men, but to save their family from
After a few weeks went by, she moved in with her baby’s daddy. The whole school was making fun of her and wasn’t soon after her whole community found out. She was being shamed for her pregnancy and couldn 't get a good paying job to support her new family. When she was ready to have her child, she went into debt because she couldn 't afford for the care she need for her and her child. Not soon after, she became poor and went into poverty.
Sasha Higgins was an unlucky and simple girl. She graduated high school at eighteen and tried to go to college but she was too poor to afford it. After years of working to save for college, her mother died in a car crash. Sasha finally fulfilled her dreams of being able to afford college after three years of working. But suffering from the grief of her mother she decided to keep saving not knowing what she wanted but knowing that she needed money.
In both plays, the theme of money creates turmoil in each character’s pursuit of happiness. Although money is important, the character eventually realizes that being a family is the main source of happiness. In “A Doll House” money is constantly on each of the character’s minds. Krogstad blackmails Nora because of her forgery scheme to help her husband. The idea of blackmail comes to mind because Nora was being forced to obey Krogstad demand of keeping his job.