Edna says she wants to do her own thing without being fettered by her children or the society that is saying that you can’t get divorced. Edna also states that her children are bringing her down and damning her soul; Edna thought about her being free and realized that it is just another fantasy and the one person who actually gave her pleasure was Robert and he had left her for the sake of herself. Edna had been getting frustrated with the idea of her not being satisfied and her not receiving the love that she wanted and the realization of her not getting love or independence she didn’t give love back. She did love her kids but she never really wanted to be in this grouping of a mom or a housewife essentially. Her overall point is that she wants to be free and actually get satisfaction from activities other than painting, she felt constricted with Leonce.
Anna Palmer was just an innocent little girl walking back home with her friend meaning had no way to defend herself from a guy who is double or triple her size which made her vulnerable to him. For Breck it would be easy to sexually assault her, kill her and leave because all Anna Palmer can really do was scream if he would let that happen. Not only was Anna Palmer unable to defend herself from Breck because of how small she was but also there was no one around to defend her. The lack of guardian was what made Anna Palmer more vulnerable to him. Her parents were clearly not around, no one was really on the streets even though it was a busy streets mainly at the time of the crime and there was not security around like police officers or an adults in general that could of stopped the crime from happening.
It is a woman not carrying about leaving anyone behind. The first inner appearance shown in the novel is when Edna talks about she would not care if she forgot about her children. “she would sometimes forget them” (Chopin 18). The quotes expresses how Edna has no regard of being a mother or recognition of caring. This is interpreting the inner rebell of Edna in how she is not afraid to leave her family behind.
She was never nourished or taught to be confident in herself by her parents, so she is only doing what she thinks is best to get attention. Connie’s disagreements with her family and struggles to make herself sexually attractive are part of her search for independence. Connie’s search for this has a brutal outcome though. When Arnold appears and interacts with her he yanks her out of her childhood and places her into an adult world from which no one will rescue her. The night that she encounters Arnold Friend, she meets a boy named Eddie at the drive-in and he asks her to walk to his car with him, so she does.
In addition to her newfound sexual freedom, the independence Edna shows from her husband and children, to be an individual, was seen as unusual. Unlike the way women are supposed to live only for their family, Edna wishes to live for herself. In the beginning of the book where all the Creoles had just started their vacation, Mr. Pontellier thinks, In short, Mrs. Pontellier was not a mother-woman. The mother-women seemed to prevail that summer at Grand Isle. It was easy to know them, fluttering about with extended, protecting wings when any harm, real or imaginary, threatened their precious brood.
Edna is described as a woman who is, “rather handsome than beautiful¨. When it comes to being a mother Edna is not the best mother. As stated, “In short, Mrs.Pontellier was not a mother women”(11). This is said because Edna isn’t one to be with her children all day even if she does love them dearly and she wasn’t one to always be taking care of her husband. She is like this because she didn’t want to follow the social standards and started to rebel.
Mineko refused to call Masako “mother” because I don’t think she ever thought about it and because she didn’t really feel like she belonged to Masako. The thing that changed her mind was that she realized how hard Masako worked for and she realized how much Masako wanted her to succeed. This is a turning point in Mineko and Masako relationship because Mineko always used to call Masako, “Old Meanie” and did not think of her as mother, just someone who was mean and didn’t want the best for her. By calling Masako “mother”, it changed their whole relationship into an intimate bond that they would cherish for a very long
In short, she was the ugly duckling of the Fraser family. Her parents never cared enough to include her in social gatherings or parties, choosing to ask her to stay in her room like a good girl while they flaunted the beautiful Kelly and the lively Garret to everyone. Gwen did not harbor any sour feelings for her parents, blaming herself instead for being a shame to them. But she could not bring herself to actually excel
Luna’s mom really didn’t pay much attention to her children and is constantly on the phone with work calls. Even though she knew all along about Luna’s situation she still had no interest in supporting or helping out Luna. Even when Luna is a child, her mother knew something is different about her. Luna’s mother would basically avoid her child because she isn’t sure how to handle the situation. The mother never acknowledged Luna’s differences; she would have made her life so much easier.
Daisy was the love of his life and his love for her killed him. This made me feel sympathy for him because he did so much for her and she never truly appreciated all he did for her. I felt sympathy for him when she didn’t call him to tell me that she hadn’t left Tom “No telephone message arrived.”. She never called Gatsby, which meant that she made her choice, which was to stay with her husband and with this choice she ended up going away with her husband. She choice Tom and didn’t even give the curiosity of telling Gatsby that she had chosen Tom.