She dreams a simple dream of one day owning a house and living happily with her family. A simple dream that at one point felt beyond her reach. Ruth intimates ”Remember how we used to talk when Travis born...about the way we were going to live...well,it’s all starting slip away from us.”.Ruth felt like her dream was futile and started to let it dry up like a raisin in the sun. However Ruth’s dream was realized when Mama bought a house in Clybourne Park and it festered like sore. Lena is the head of the Younger household and dreams of having her family live in harmony.
Once Mama buys the house she has always wanted she then realizes that her children could make use of this money. So, instead of keeping the rest of her money that she received she gave it away to her children so they could do what they wanted to do in life. Lena Younger represents a very strong and helpful matriarch in the family throughout the play, A Raisin in the Sun. While everyone in the household seem to be falling apart in different ways Mama always seems to come to the rescue. She stays strong no matter what obstacle comes in her way and always seems to make everything in life for the Youngers is ok. Mama possesses the traits of a very good leader and does it without performing “crowning acts”.
Mama shows her dream of wanting to buy a house, then putting the down payment in Clybourne Park and finally, when faced with her not moving the family came together in the time of need to give mama a helping hand. Mama is apprehensive with not wanting her children to be obsessed with the large sum of money from the insurance check. She wants her children to remain humble and prideful. “She goes to her plant, which has remained on the table, looks at it, picks it up and takes it to the windowsill and sets it
Can you imagine life living with a single parent? In the stories “Confetti Girl” and “Tortilla Sun, “ show how your parents can possibly act and treat you when they are single. In the experts from Confetti Girl and Tortilla Sun tension is caused by the different point of view between the parents and children. First of all, in “Confetti Girl,” the girl only lives with her dad. Even though the girl and the father do not get along, they try to be kind to each as much as they can.
I would like to play outside but then, I need to finish the cleaning task that my mother delegated on me. I felt so sad, hearing my friends outside playing while I am cleaning. The narrator, also stated that “She kept me prisoner in her housebound heart”, As a reader, I understand her feelings; It might sound complains but Alvarez is very grateful of what her mother does, “And, I, her masterpiece since I was smart, was primed, praised, polished, scolded and advised to keep a house much better than my heart. I believe, that she became successful being a woman with a contribute of her
The plant represents her family and desire to grow and Mama is often found tending to the plant as she does for her family. Mama knows that the little plant can survive through harsh conditions and it also represents hope. Mama also takes the plant to live with her family into the new house, meaning a new beginning and that it will continue to survive and thrive just like the
A struggle between Edna and her independence is showing in The Awakening. The Creole culture in which she lives in has an expectation for women. The expectation is the women have to adore their kids and take care of their husbands.edna does not want to abide by these guidelines. When edna figures out that she does not want to follow these standards she starts thinking more independent and about her needs and what she wants out of life. Edna’s family which consist of leonce and her two children are vacationing in La Grande Isle for the summer.
How they grow, and how the act to changes. Plant are almost always associated with how family relationships should be like. At this point in novel taylor doesn't think of Mattie as just a friend but in this passage it suggests that Mattie is starting to stand as some sort of substitute mother in Taylor's life as she is far from home a misses her mother.
The family also goes to the store and buys her gardening tools because one of her favorite things about owning a house was having a garden. “But Lord, child, you should know all the dreams I had 'bout buying that house and fixing it up and making me a little garden in the back (She waits and stops smiling) And didn't none of it happen.” This quote was before she bought a house and she was explaining to Ruth that sometimes dreams do not always come
Instead of learning how to solve a family issue, thse author selects to engrave a description diary encompassing her true feeling towards actions during her childhood, which offers readers not only a pure interpretation, but understanding on how the narrator feels discouraged due to failing her mother’s potentials which leads to a large fight between the narrator and her mother. Children carry the weight of parent’s hopes when they grow up and face emotive paths to create an identity. In Ben Xu’s article titled “Memory and Ethnic Self…” he states that Lena does not who she is, and cannot hold herself together any longer. It’s almost like she is allowing herself to be borne into this commotion of life. Because of her mother’s memory, she needs
Rose was a hardworking, obedient, and caring person as she helped support her family when her father lost all his money in the journey of mining. She would make lace and she would help with the family gardened. She decided to take on the role model of St. Catherine of Siena and she knew that her calling was to help the Indians and to be able to evangelize them. She had a charitable quality and wanted that to one of her focuses on life. Her family encouraged Rose to get married, but she already vowed her life to God at the age of five.
This is the same for her family. Even though her family is not in the best environment, she still takes care of them. Her dreams for a bigger home is the same as her desire to have a garden. Her persistence to take care of her plant is a very symbolic to how she love and wants to care of her family. Mama always has a optimistic view and hopes that if she continuous to take care of her plant even though the circumstances, that everything will turn out fine for the greater
in Clip A Shane misses his mother when she leaves and goes back and forth between wanting to be with his mother and not wanting to which shows insecure attachment. Shane does stop crying once his mother comes back although seems to take a while. Shanes mother seems eager to play with her son and to console him when he is upset. The book defines resistant attachment as being upset when the mother leaves and is hard to console when the mother returns. Based on the definition of resistant attachment provided by the book Shane appears to fit that form of attachment.
The patient reports that her family is upset with her for the relapse and in the event that her grandson is removed from the residence, the child will reside with her sister. Then the patient reported that she plans to leave HCRC and go to the Hartford Dispensary. When questioned why the sudden request, the patient only response was, " I need to get out of here....you told her that I relapse, I did not want her to know that." This writer informed the patient that this writer had requested for the patient to meet with this writer to call the DCF worker, at which the patient agreed to this writer comment and reported that she did in fact arrived but this writer was running group and could not wait. This writer also reports that the patient gave her consent for this writer to speak with the DCF worker via phone.
Eventually her mother falls extremely ill and Tania wants to go home and be with her mother which is what she tells her father. Her father does not think that this is good idea and tells her she should not come home. She goes back and is with her mother when she passes away. We get a peek into her past and the issues that exist with her mother. We learn that her and her siblings were taken away from their mother by their father after he had her mother declared mentally incompetent.