“Whenever you’re in conflict with someone, there is one factor that can make the difference between damaging your relationship and deepening it. That factor is attitude.” William James explains that positive attitude can help in many situations. In “The diary of Anne Frank” by Anne Frank, she keeps her head held high in the Annex and has a positive attitude. A letter from “Dear Ms. Breed” by Louise Ogawa, has a similar response. She stays focused on her work, all while being grateful for what she had.
Her writings portray women characters who struggle with cultural shackles to carve out an identity of their own in their home land and in the land they immigrate. The struggle and the hardships, the author underwent, when she came to America is vividly recreated in her novels. The American feminism, which greatly emphasis women’s independence, equality and personal freedom contrast very much with the selfless and subservient women of India. American women have fundamental rights to enjoy their freedom, but Indian women have only fundamental duties to do for their family. The two novels Sister of My Heart and its sequel The Vine of Desire deal with the lives of two distant cousins Anju and Sudha, it shows how they adapt themselves to the culture of a foreign land.
Love in the Time of Cholera, is about Florentino Ariza (he work as a tele gram messenger, and fifty years later he work as president of the River Company) had fallen his first love with Fermina Daza (she came from a rich family, and marry a professional doctor). Florentino has been writing love letter to Fermina daily in secret, but her father found out that she love Florentino. So Fermina and her father moved away to another village. About fifty years later, Florentino visit Fermina’s husband funeral and confessed that he still love her, Fermina refused because she still love her husband. Fermina wished to forget what happen the day when Florentino propose to her, but she look through the letters he had send him and decided to love him again.
She's then put into a mental hospital for a year. The reasoning and blame behind Maureen's actions causes arguments between the family. Tension becomes apparent as the family drifts apart. Jeanette has matured passed her teenage years of being furious with her parents choices and chooses acceptance. Her bringing vodka at her fathers request proves she realizes Dads ways can't be changed.
“Whenever you’re in conflict with someone, there is one factor that can make the difference between damaging your relationship and deepening it. That factor is attitude.” William James clarified that positive attitude can help in many situations. In “The diary of Anne Frank” by Anne Frank, she keeps her head held high in the Annex and has a positive attitude. A letter from “Dear Ms. Breed” by Louise Ogawa, has a similar response. She stays focused on her work, all while being grateful for what she had.
Imagine being invited to your sibling’s wedding, only to find out that they are marrying your significant other. The novel, Like Water for Chocolate, written by Laura Esquivel, takes place on a ranch in Mexico in which Esquivel explains the hardships that the youngest daughter, Tita, has to go through due to the De La Garza’s family tradition and Tita’s relationship with her mother. Since she is the youngest of three, the tradition is that she is not able to marry, and her main focus should be to take care of her mother until she dies. Tita had already been in love though with Pedro Muzquiz, but now he is married to her sister, Rosaura, to try to get closer to Tita. Therefore, Mama Elena knows to keep the two apart and threatens Tita if she
She turns to Lissy for help to escape an abusive husband. Amanda – is one of Lissy’s oldest friends who whose work as a missionary in a third world hellhole is ended abruptly when her husband is imprisoned and she’s booted out of the country. Having been fostered by Lissy’s parents as a teenager, her
Her dad was included in Albanian legislative issues and tragically he exited this world in 1919 when Mother Teresa was just 8 years of age. While the motivation behind his demise stays obscure, many have proposed that he had given a toxic substance by his adversaries. Also, when her dad passed on, Mother Teresa came exceptionally nearer to her mom, an otherworldly and sympathetic lady who imparted in her girl a profound duty to philanthropy. In her adolescence, she was exceptionally dazzled by stories of evangelists and priests and when she grew up her point was to wind up distinctly like them. At 18 years old, she cleared out home to join the Sisters of Loreto as a teacher.
In Kamala Markandaya’s novel, Nectar in a Sieve, the woman of great courage, Rukmani, is forced onto the commencement of a fast changing India caused by an increase in economic activity, urbanization and centralization of power. Rukmani resists and then is forced to conform to changes in her environment. Unlike those around her who threw their past away with both hands that they “might be the readier to grasp the present,” Rukmani “stood by in pain, envying such easy reconciliation” (Markandaya 29). Markandaya writes about Rukmani’s attempt to recover the aspects of her rural life that she cares most about, revealing her adoration for a traditional rural life and her belief that all women enjoy amicable, personal relationships with their outer surroundings. The author conveys her ideals that traditional/conservative Indian women who challenge the
It is a really moving novel which revolves round the story of an Indian rural family which is virtually crippled by poverty and helplessness. Hari is the only boy in the family and he has an elder sister, Lila and two younger sisters, Bela and Kamal. His mother is a bedridden TB patient while his father is an alcoholic who seems to have completely neglected his responsibilities as a father and a husband. This situation has forced Lila and Hari to take the family responsibility to their hand thus meeting the needs of their younger sisters and taking a good care of their sick mother. Seeking greener pastures, Hari, the protagonist of the novel along with his beloved sister, Lila almost like angels from heaven toil upward tooth and nail with unflagging courage in order to save their family from the misery they are currently undergoing.