At first Sal thought she couldn’t feel emotion without her mother because when Sal 's mother was there Sal would be like a mirror of her mother. But she decides she could feel emotion by herself, when a calf walked and stumbled in front
(144). She felt the need to educate her children after she felt that she failed. In the end Mama uses figurative language in her speech, saying “[take] into account what hills and valleys he come through.”, which is a metaphor comparing one’s life and struggles to going
Fear is like a shadow, it may not always be seen, but it is always there. Fear is an aspect that is found in each and every life. It controls every move, and can be placed as a barrier between stepping forward. Fear follows everyone, the difference is who blocks the shadow, and who lets the light shine. In the novel the Chrysalids by John Wyndham, fear is a clear aspect that is visible throughout the story.
Her uses of metaphor, diction, tone, onomatopoeia, and alliteration shows how passionate and personal her and her mother’s connection is with this tree and how it holds them together. There is a difficult decision ahead the mother and daughter both analyze the advantages and disadvantages to cutting down this tree. They have a dispute (line1) and “talk slowly, trying in a difficult time to be wise” (line 10). Using
In addition, loss of autonomy restricts a person from their normal abilities. Ego-death, the third main fear, shames a person for something they have done or something they believe in. These all cause a person’s mental state to be altered. The primal fears could affect one’s mental state by driving them to loneliness, depression, or general insanity; causing them to be outcasted by society.
In the end, he overcomes the fear, challenges, and tasks to reveal his treasure. The definition of fear is an emotion caused by the belief that someone or something is dangerous, likely to cause pain or a threat. Santiago was fearful of fear when he was crossing the desert, not knowing if their caravan was going to get stuck in the middle of a battle or if they were
She watched her mother die slowly and she watched her dad struggle to take care of her. As a young kid or even as an adult watching the person who is supposed to raise you and teach about love, and everything you need to know in life will greatly affect what type of person you turn into. One of the most heartbreaking things you can go through as a child is watching your mother slowly die and then watching your father struggle to take care of her and provide for the family. Ida went through a lot, her mom was sick and then her mom’s sister Clara came to help out and caused a lot of drama in the family. All the fighting put a lot of stress on young Ida, “Mama charged Clara with sneaking into the house like an enemy, charger that she had always covered papa, berated her for taking advantage of illness to have her way” (283).
Clink! Clink! Clink! This is the dreaded sound of the tireless work Luis must do, shining hubcap after hubcap after hubcap. This troubled character has many difficulties in his life, including his mother’s death, which led him to start up a fairly benign gang, created to help him escape his pain. The author effectively uses many literary techniques including hyperbole and understatement, diction, and symbols to enhance this short story written by Judith Cofer, Catch the Moon, as well as to reveal aspects pertaining to character and theme.
Sal already knew her mom had died, but she didn’t want to believe it. She never let herself believe that her mom has passed away. Sal’s mom died when she was going to Lewiston, Idaho. She was in a bus, and the bus tipped over killing everyone except one person, and that person wasn't Sal’s mom. Sal loves her mom and doesn’t want to think she is dead.
Although the tree may be hard to bear , it mustn't be chopped down because it is equal to that of a family member, Family may be a burden occasionally, but shall never fail and wither away. Mary Oliver shows the importance of the family’s tree by applying to a moral , spiritual , literal , and historical context with the utilization of personification , imagery , and symbolism. The readers view that The moral aspect of this poem is that the mother and daughter , the women of the family are unable to chop the tree down because they believe the tree is what has held the family together for all of this time , and it has so much value to the family. Literally the tree may present a burden to the family due to its age , however historically the tree’s leaves are getting heavier every year because the tree has been been in the family for years. So the weight is associated with all the years the tree has been passed down and the past members of the family.
NS has a sister who is 9 years older. Ms. NS reported that she and her sister had been very close to each other. She elaborated on the relationship with her sister that they feel safe to talk about anything. However, Ms. NS stated that the relationship with her parents was otherwise. Although her mother had been always a stay-at-home mother, Ms. NS illustrated that she and her mother would not like to talk about their feelings and emotions with each other.
This grandmother is proven to be unsympathetic with the use of manipulation, sneakiness, dishonesty, and unconcerned with her family’s well-being. Throughout the beginning of the short story, the grandmother begins to show manipulation and sneakiness. She wants everything to be her way and to achieve that,