He wrote this specific troubled love poem that captured the essence of the entire series for the woman he adored while he was held captive during war. Even though the poem is meant for a women named Lucasta, it is allegedly written for his love Lucy Sacheverel. Richard Lovelace nicknamed her Lucasta by forming the two Latin words “Lux Casta”.
Power, a major influence throughout all of history. Wars, love, and countries all began with the same concept: power. Sometimes, power is used responsibly; other time the platform of prestige authority is used in a manipulative way. Power can stem from an individual, but it can also be rooted in memories that haunt people forever. In The Kite Runner, Khaled Hosseini writes an impactful novel, showing the brutality Afghanistan goes through as power is corrupted in the country.
There are many different ways in which love is explored and expressed. My Last Duchess by Robert Browning discusses the obsessive love for a spouse, while A mother in a refugee camp by Chinua Achebe explores the motherly love for a child and finally, La Belle Dame Sans merci by John Keats describes love at first sight. A range of poetic devices and language techniques are employed by the various poets to convey their respective views as well as challenging the reader’s own idea of what love is. A mother in a refugee camp was written in reference to the war and separation of Nigeria and Biafra, detailing the severe conditions of the refugee camps where disease was rife and children died with unconcerned regularity. Achebe had worked as an ambassador for the Biafran government when in 1967 civil war broke out in Nigeria and the Achebe’s firsthand experience of the struggle and hardship inspired him to write ‘ A mother in a refugee camp’ .The poem details one story of a mother who continued to treat her dying son as if he would live.
Callum is the son of Ryan and Margaret (Meggie) McGregor and has two other siblings, Jude and Lynette. Ryan belongs to an organization of extremists against the Crosses. Meggie used to work for Mrs Hadley as a nanny to her daughters, until she was fired for an unfair reason. Jude and Callum don’t have the best relationship because Jude feels that Callum is favored by his family this is because Jude had to be taken out of school because his parents couldn’t afford it but later in the story Callum gets a better education. Jude and Callums’ relationship causes many fights and even separates the family.
Then, we know that his mother dies after giving birth to Oliver, so he finds himself alone in a world that would be hostile with him. The reader is thus introduced in one of several worlds that served Dickens as powerful tools of criticism: the workhouse. During Oliver’s stay in the workhouse he faces the harsh conditions of these places and we witness it in the hypocritical figures of both Mr Bumble the beadle and Mrs Mann. The former is supposed to take care of orphan children but he only makes their conditions more lamentable. The latter is a selfish woman who only sees orphans as a way to make profits, keeping the food and the money she receives for their supervision for her.
Family relationships are an essential part of life however how someone is treated in them can heavily impact and influence them. Henrietta’s family had many shortcomings that unfortunately wouldn’t have happened if their family relationship was stronger. After Henrietta’s passing her family went downhill from her children being abused to her husband's infidelity during their marriage. Before Henrietta passed, her family life was gloomy because after her mother died her family was separated and she had to live with her grandfather. “ Johnny didn’t have the patience for raising children, so when Eliza died, he took them all back to Clover, Virginia where his family still farmed the tobacco fields their ancestors had worked as slaves.” conveyed by Rebecca Skloot.
She moves to Nigeria and US. But many poor and middle class people who can’t move from their place because of their economical status. Even Munaweera’s relative who leads a life in violent may be the belong to a middle class family; or they don’t want to move from their own country. For them, better to lead a life in trauma than to alienate from their own country. Even after getting a publisher Munaweera get in to a problem those publishers were not happy with the titles given by Nayomi Munaweera.
Women were for the most part dependent on their husbands. The man went off to work while the women stayed home and nurtured the children. Divorced women usually struggled and often actively sought out a new provider, settling for the next best thing. Single mothers were shunned, demonised and classified as the outlaws of society, destined to raise scoundrels and delinquents. Widows who had not married rich were also destined to suffer and go without; spending a life time mourning the man who was supposed to make provision for everything.
He was a passionate farmer. But he even took his life because he cannot bear the burden. This movie also shows us that not only man but women also are committing suicide. There is alarming increase in number of death in women due to farming but nobody cares because in our society women only plays the role of caretaker. They are just the farmer’s wives.
Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni’s Arranged Marriage, a masterpiece is a collection of short stories. This book received the 1996 American Book Award, the Josephine Miles Award, The Bay Area Reviewer’s Award and The Pen Oakland Award. The stories in the collection provide a representation of Indian women’s experience, their turbulent lives. The stories in the collection deal with conflicts arising due to man-woman relationship in the patriarchal society, that again in a land of their adoption, especially in case of women. So, Divakaruni’s fiction is famous as the fiction dealing with the immigrant experience.