In this part, Curley’s wife talks to Candy about how his dreams are not going to work out. She says, “I seen too many of you guys...I know you guys” (Steinbeck, pg 79). This proves that Curley’s wife has been at that house for a long time with no one to talk to, and it’s caused her to have a constant need for attention. The only way she knows how to get attention is by messing with people. Curley’s wife tries to explain to Candy that his dreams will never work out which portrays that she deals with her attention by bring people down.
To compare, Faulkner shares a slice of evidence as to why Emily has an uncontrollable obsession for the dead, “After her father 's death she went out very little; after her sweetheart went away, people hardly saw her at all.” (Faulkner) Given these points, her father becomes arrogant and isolates her from society, or anyone who is willing to take Miss Emily from him. When her father, the only man in the world who has loved her,
While Jane admits that she is “no Helen Burns” (Brontë 55), her love for Helen immediately affects her behaviour. Between Helen and the likeliness of her aunt and cousins, Jane understands that she must “define her character and actions in relation to Helen’s ideal.” (Reger) In the scene
1. - What is the secondary text all about? This secondary text is about the autobiographical issues lived by Virginia Woolf that triggered into writing the novel To the lighthouse. In this text, the author attempts to fund ideas of how the novels and written works of Woolf are represented into her personal experiences and her personality. As well, this secondary text shows the evolution of the characters of the novel and in which way are these characters stocked to their roles but also the connection they had with roles imposed by society during the epoch of Queen Victoria’s kingdom which promoted the particular devotion of women and men to maintain a certain configuration of family and the roles assigned to mother and father respectively.
In order to avoid all this, he left the town leaving his wife alone to her fate. When she receives the news that her husband has left the town never to return, she does get perturbed for a while. She exclaims, “What’s going to happen to me all alone in life? Oh! Oh!
Life on the Divide isn’t satisfactory because Alexandra knows that there is so much more to the world that she has yet to experience and see. “"I don't know. Perhaps I am like Carrie Jensen, the sister of one of my hired men. She had never been out of the cornfields, and a few years ago she got despondent and said life was just the same thing over and over, and she didn't see the use of it. After she tried to kill herself once or twice...” (Cather 90).
Even when she gets in contact with her past love, she decides to stop the conversation in time. When Jed tells the narrator, that he lives alone, since he drove his wife to the point of insanity because she was not the narrator, the narrator deletes their conversation. She walks out of her office, and goes to pick up her daughter. She is not willing to jeopardize her current life, for a life with Jed in a remote place by the sea. She is happy with the life she
Mama sees that is a part of her heritage as well and wants the quilt to belong to her daughters, that she loves so much. But she would want the quilt to belong to one person that would treasure the quilt as much as she did and the rest of her descendants did. Alice Walker illustrates the differing views and wants the audience to see how much the quilt means and how much heritage and family should mean an individual whether they have "left the nest" or not. Alice Walker wants the audience to side with Maggie and Mama as the two of them value their family and the family valuable that Dee only sees as a trend statement or a new trend in her generation. The title, "Everyday Use", is important to the story as to how the quilt is seen for the characters and how the writer wants the reader to see it as well.
(Gates) By her family saying these things about Hamlet to her in a way she begins to doubt herself and her self-worth. But soon after this talk Ophelia obeys her brother and fathers wishes and ends her relationship with Hamlet because the love of her family means everything to her. The lack of respect her family has for Hamlet and their break-up payed a significant role in the beginning of her downward spiral into
Her main motivation is the love she has for her grandson because she must travel to purchase the medication he needs to overcome his illness. In addition, all the small details of her journey prove to be significant by allowing the reader to further analyze the short story and understand its theme. Many people