The choices made at the end of each story were made due to characters pride getting the best of them and can be predicted to harm them in the future. After walking away from Miss Moore, Sylvia thinks about the day and claims “ain’t nobody gonna beat me at nuthin” (Bambara 6). Throughout the story, Sylvia has pessimistic thoughts that may affect her future. By not admitting she learned something, it can be inferred that her pride will not allow her to acknowledge the lesson. Due to this, Sylvia may suffer a fall in her life, such as the quotation, “pride comes before Destruction” suggests.
Pearl’s unique uprising allows her to be independent and leave her home in order to impress upon the reader the amount of freedom and maturity she gained throughout the novel. After being shunned and unclaimed by her own father for many years, she had sought out the closure she hoped and dreamed for. Pearl is a very important character, not only does she signify the scarlet letter in living terms, but her free spirited disposition helps to show her purity and almost perfect nature. She leads her parents to redemption with her essential characteristics. After constantly battling with the world, she is finally set free to “be a woman in it” (Hawthorne 229).
She does not care that she kills someone or when someone she admits to loving dies, shows no grief or caring. After Daisy kills Myrtle while driving, she continues to drive and does not seem to regret her decision. Nick describes Daisy and Tom after the accident by saying that “they weren't happy [...] and yet they weren't unhappy” (Fitzgerald 145). Basically, Daisy feels indifferent about the fact she killed her husband’s mistress. Another example of Daisy’s carelessness is when Gatsby, a man she says she loved, dies, and she does not attend his funeral or show any signs of grief.
With the use of these three rhetorical strategies, she can get the reader to comprehend that every girl has the right to an education. Throughout the novel, Malala utilizes influential ethos while talking about how difficult it was for a girl to attend school in peace so that the audience will believe her story. For example, in the novel Malala states “The trips from school became tense and frightening, and I just wanted to relax once I was safe inside my home”. (Yousafzai,pg.62) This quote is included so that the reader will be able to perceive how she and the other girls felt while trying to obtain an education. Also, her purpose of
Thirteen books of the trials of Blair and Serena, it seemed as if Cecily could not write about anything else. But this book proves you all wrong. Cecily von Ziegesar took a normal story of a good and her horse and twisted it into dark horror story, but not really. See Merritt was a typical trouble girl: she had her issues and instead of facing them she ran away and douse them in a bottle of alcohol. Her horrible friend (Beatrice) was no help to her cause, and the hansom boy gave her the on and off feelings (Carvin).
“What goes around, comes around”, an old saying that many of us may have found to be true. The short story “The Wisdom of Eve”, written by Mary Orr is an unraveling tale about an aspiring actress who manipulates her way into the theatre business only to gain a short fifteen minutes of fame. Eve did not only hurt the first person who believed in her dream, but someone who believed she was worthy of a second chance after she made a mistake as well. Eve’s plan was so detailed it could be considered a masterpiece (Orr 290). This short story proves that manipulation not only shows the morality of the person lying, it also gives insight to the way people try to view others.
Character Analysis of Celie “Maybe you can give me a sign letting me know what is happening to me.” These are the words of our innocent Celie in the novel “The Color Purple”. Celie is defenseless and oppressed in the beginning. She always did what she was instructed to do in order to prevent a beating. Throughout the book she will meet interesting characters that teach her there is so much more out there in the world that she should experience. Places she needs to go, and people she needs to meet.
The beautifully embroidered one that will forever be placed on the chest of her clothing, and the physical living letter that embodies her daughter Pearl. Even though Pearl Prynne is a secondary character in this novel, she still plays an essential role in the plot. As she is the reasoning for the scarlet letter, without her none of this would’ve happened. She is the visual representation of the sin that her mother committed, and will forever be looked at by the townspeople as a sickening and unworthy person. As Pearl is growing up chapter by chapter it will be a noticeable twist to see how she begins to react to the people who disapprove of her.
The words of a women were not completely disregarded as unimportant or insignificant, at least not legally. If a woman is being abused or neglected by her husband, then she has the right to leave him. However, this right is only granted if the woman has been “careful” and is not at fault. It a woman wishes to leave her husband but has wasted her house and neglected her husband, not only is she not allowed to leave him but she is actually supposed to be thrown into the water and killed. If a husband neglects or abuses his wife, there is no mention of killing him; the only consequence for abusing his spouse is that she is allowed to divorce him and get her dowry back.
Once Mrs. Scatchard, Isaac's mother, heard of this she wrote the description down so that she would not forget. Many years later, after a small stroke of fortune, Issac comes into town for some medicine for his mother. Whilst on this journey he meets a woman trying to commit suicide. He speaks kindly to her and she responds by telling him that because of his kindness she would not kill herself that night. After a short time, he asks for her hand in marriage and they devise a plan to tell his mother about their meeting for Rebecca, the woman who had been wanting to kill herself, did not believe Mrs. Scatchard would be pleased with the truth about their meeting.
I think it was a bit strange that Léonce and the kids were gone for such a long time while Edna was messing around with Alcée and falling for Robert. That part could have been a bit more clear I think, but otherwise it has a good storyline. I like the statement that Edna made about giving anything to her children, even her life, but not herself. At first I did not get it and thought it to be strange, but the author explained the meaning very well by the end of the novel. This can relate to real life in the way of suicide.
In reading Avil Beckford’s review she was on point with everything about the book. Especially with the fact that the whole book is about making different life choices that people eventually go through in their lifetime (Beckford, Avil). Not all choices are easy and there are many that can affect your whole life. When looking at her review I did see some grammar and even some mistakes in names. I saw that she misnamed someone while summarizing, “Gabby Holland moves next door to Matt, and she moved to the small town to be closer to her boyfriend, Kevin,” where the name Matt is, that is supposed to be Travis (Beckford, Avil).