She shows arrogance by not taking responsibility for herself. A different character is Mrs.Hopewell from “Good Country People” refuses to call her daughter by Hugla, which is the name she changed to from Joy. Mrs. Hopewell shows that she is arrogant by not accepting the fact that her daughter changed her name to something she likes, and by calling her by her old name. A similar character who shows arrogance is the grandmother in “A Good Man is Hard to Find” on their road trip she dresses very nice so that in case of an accident, anyone seeing her dead on the side of the road or the highway would know that she was a lady. The grandmother was arrogant by always wanting to
The Tragedy Within: Analyzing “How Far She Went” The dog wouldn’t hush, even then; never had yet, and there wasn’t time to teach him. When the woman realized that, she did what she had to do. She grabbed him whimpering; held him under till the struggle ceased and the bubbles rose silver from his fur. (Hood 414) In Mary Hoods “How Far She Went” A grandmother struggles with the burden of experience, loss and a life of hard decisions; where a girl strives to live in a naïve and free spirited illusion. The paths of a grandmother and her granddaughter soon collide when experience and naivety meet on a dirt road in the south.
Now that he had his young 34-year-old wife organizing his appearances and calendar schedules, James could reopen his studio in her old apartment in the early 1980’s. He took sitting with many celebrities there, such as; Bill Cosby, Lou Rawls, Muhammad Ali, Miles Davis, Jean-Michel Basquiat, and Eubie Blake, for 1000 dollars each sitting. James’ adventurous career ended in May of 1983, when having a heart attack only an hour after receiving a Doctor of Humane Letters degree from Howard University in Washington, D.C. According to critics, James was an idealist, a dreamer, and romantic at heart. A retrospective of his work - shown at the National Portrait Gallery in Washington D.C, from 1933 through 1944 - sealed his reputation as the premier photographic chronicler of the Harlem
Gram told me to be safe and have a great life. I have move to New York to be with my gang it is called the bronze Dragons. It has been 12 years since I left grim and gram. They died a year after I left and I was not allowed to got the funeral. But now I am the leader of the Bronze Dragon gang.
She puled away and smiled at me. I was in shock. “Come one we are going home,” my mother said grabbing my arm. “She can’t,” Pluto said, I had finally began addressing him by his name instead of just the man. “And why not,” my mother demanded glaring at him.
As me and mother were walking down the street they kept following us. We didn’t pay any attention to them until they started yelling “ Terrorist” that was the moment when we realized that we were being targeted. I tried to stop but my mom held my hand tight and started walking fast. However that didn't stop them from teasing us. All of a sudden one of the kid run up behind my mom and tried to pull my mother's Hijab off, she quickly turned and pushed his hand away from her head.Then they both runs away from the scene I remember trying to run after them but mother kept calling my name desperately and telling me to take her
When I was visiting my family in Mexico I felt like a foreigner. All my family in America went to Mexico for my great grandma’s 90th birthday party. We were in Monterrey, Mexico which is the northeast part of Mexico. I was about 13 years old. We drove from Arkansas to Monterrey, it took about two days.
When I got back to the U.S, and a few months have passed by. My mother’s father had passed away and it was heartbreaking. The one man who really made my time in Ecuador good was gone. Before my trip to Ecuador I saw my myself more as an American than an Ecuadorian. I was accustomed to the U.S lifestyle such as going to baseball games or eating hamburgers.
My last month in Malaysia was spent saying goodbyes and arranging meetings with relatives and friends before I became half a world away from everything I know and love. Soon enough, the awaited flight to America came and 30 hours later my family arrived at the doorstep of our new world and opened to door to our new lives. After an amazing summer of travelling and binging on Netflix, the moment of dread finally
At first I thought it was all a joke, but once I heard my mom say “You and your sister are going to Mexico” I was scared because I would hear a lot of bad things that happen there like people getting robbed,kidnapped killed etc. I told my mom that I did not wanna go but she insisted and said “You're going either way” so I had no other choice but to go along with what she said. A couple days passed and we started talking about things that me and my sister should expect when we’re there like weather,food,lifestyle etc. : I remember from 3 months ago My mom had brought up the same thing, asking me if I would want to go to Mexico and visit her hometown. At that time I was excited to go and really happy to visit and meet all of my family members that I've never met