Two, a full belly, and three, a good night's rest.” From this quote the reader can take that Matilda is gathering knowledge from her family to better herself in the future. On page 85, Anderson states from Matilda's viewpoint, “Old soldiers trick. Find a willow tree and you’ll discover water nearby.” This quote shows that Matilda can not only take in knowledge but use the helpful tricks she learned from family to help in tough situations. Throughout Fever 1793, Matilda becomes independent and mature when she uses knowledge from Mother, Grandfather, and Eliza to survive. Overall, the theme independence and maturity best fits this book, as we can see the change in Matilda.
I soon realized that I had lot more to learn and that I had barely scratched the surface of blacksmithing. I went back to youtube watching hours of blacksmithing how-to and tutorial videos. I figured out what I was going to make, a tomahawk. After sketching out the desired shape and choosing my steel, a one-quarter thick by eight inch long bar of high chromium steel with 1.89 percent carbon. Using my old skateboard, I wheeled the anvil down to the designated area of forging, set up by my parents so I wouldn't burn down the house.
Sapphire tells the reader her mother taught her how to knit: “My mama say she done teach me how to sew and make lace…” (Ingersoll pg 14). Sapphire and her mother are slaves, so in order for Sapphire to work in the main house, her mother has to teach her this skill. Children learning skills from their parents is very common. Karin, a young German girl, explains the clothing she made with her mother, referred to as Mutti, and how her mother taught her too. Karin tells of the clothing she has made with her mother and how her mother taught her to knit as well: “...when Mutti taught me how to knit.
A mother and daughter love and support each other through good times and bad times. In an article written by Eavan O 'Brien, he talks in further detail about the dynamic mother-daughter relationships have. He states, "before sisterhood; there was the knowledge - transitory, fragmented, perhaps, but original and crucial - of mother-and-daughterhood" (JSTOR). This alludes to how people should value the first person who a child develops a relationship with. Hester and Pearl share these same qualities and more throughout the novel.
Young men took turns working mines, building bridges, building temples, and serving in the Incan Army. The daughters job was to fix meals, spin wool, weave, and how to care for children. Sometimes the woman would also help with the harvest. An important job of the girls was to prepare and make chuño. Chuño was freeze dried potatoes.
Mona Lisa Smile “I didn’t know what I wanted to do, but I always knew the woman I wanted to be” quoted Diane Von Furstenberg, which describes the prestigious all-female Wellesley College in the movie “Mona Lisa Smile.” The movie illustrates certain expectation within the gender roles and the changes over time while some things remain the same. The students were focused more on become a great housewife after graduating college, than what they really wanted to do. Katherine Watson a graduate from UCLA was a art teacher hired by Wellesley College to teach art history, unaware of the way the school curriculum is taught and the students frame of mine on how life for a woman should be. On the first day of class Katherine met the lady whose life she will impact; Betty Warren, Joan Brandwyn,Giselle Levy, and Connie Baker were intelligent, very sarcastic, and tried to intimidate her. She learned the only way to challenge the girls’
Enrique’s Journey AXES Paragraphs paragraph 1 Enrique had two decisions,to go back home in Honduras or to stay in the US with his mother.A quote from the book was “lourdes cooks for Enrique”this shows that his mother really loves him and even if he has been very bad,this would make Enrique want to to stay in the US. Every time Enrique would leave the house his mother would give him a big hug.This would make Enrique very happy and give him more of a reason to stay.he also makes decent money and lives a better life in america. On the other hand another quote from the book is “he tells lourdes he plans to leave her and return to honduras in two years”showing that he misses his girlfriend and wants to see his newborn daughter for
Once the girls arrived in America things did not go quite as planned. While Mira remained true to her Indian culture and married an Indian man Bharati married a Canadian/American man and chose to desert the Indian culture. Clearly Mira’s culture affected her view on the world. She loved coming to America and the people, experiences, and opportunities the country gave her but she loved her culture more. Bharati’s culture influenced her in a different way.
As time went on, she wanted Jing-mei to become the epitome of a child star. Jing-mei expresses, “Soon after my mother got this idea about Shirley Temple, she took me to a beauty training student in the Mission district and put me in the hands of a student who could barely hold the scissors without shaking. Instead of big fat curls, I emerged with an uneven mass of crinkly black fuzz” (Tan 221). This shows that her mother’s eagerness for a famous daughter is emerging, and it comes to the point where she wants to change her child’s
So much that Linda convinces Biff to please Willy once again. To ease his mother’s worries, Biff decides to ask for a loan to start a sporting goods business, only to later realize that he does not share his father’s work ethic and ambitions. Instead of beginning a sporting goods business, Biff decides that he is going to buy his own ranch. Biff’s decisions prove that unlike, Willy, he believes that success is truly obtained with strong work ethic and being happy with the work that you do. Like all women in 1949, Linda Loman is expected to stay home and take care of her family.
I was originally going to be born in Los Angeles but my mom and dad thought Lake Elsinore would be a better place to settle down. Besides, the houses in Lake Elsinore are less expensive than houses in Los Angeles. Astrologers said that I would be a Cancerian and that I would be sensitive, understanding and fond of traditions. I believe this is true because I love our family picnics camping trips, and holiday parties. My favorite hobby is reading and watching TV because I enjoy being entertained.