Enrique’s Journey is a real life story based on a son and his mother having to be seperated from one another due to the migration of the mother to the United State. Enrique’s mother Lourdes left Enrique in their hometown of Honduras at the age of 5, Enrique was devastated he could not handle the pain of being without his mother. After being separated from each other for 11 years Enrique was confident and gained all the strength inorder for him to reunite with his mother whether he has to make the dangerous odyssey of crossing through the border. Family abandonment leads to unimaginable repercussions. Lourdes reason behind leaving her family was to provide a better future for her children.
John Grade Cole is the stories protagonist who encounters conflicts in the story that draw us in. I am fond of the word choice that makes us as readers feel like we 're actually in the story experiencing the events that take place. The amount of verisimilitude in the story is intriguing because they are closely related to real life events. I admire these sections. The best part of the story is that the protagonist always ends up enduring the many hardships.
In the novel Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston it shows that there was a struggle for the main character Janie and how she was trying to find love but had different views on love through the 3 marriages she has already been through. Janie has been through a lot of things since she was first introduced in the novel as a teenager trying to find love and then suddenly her grandmother sets her up with a farmer ,Logan killicks that’s basically twice her age,When she married him he was treating her well for the first time until they started arguing and threaten to kill her for not obeying him. Then she leaves logan for an ambitious man joe starks and he takes jane to Eatonville where she lives a wonderful life as the wife of the mayor then finds out that he has a rigid definition of women while he refuses to hear others opinion and when joe gets older he puts everyone’s attention on jane because he says she acts to young for her age. With all the criticism going on from joe, jane finally cracks and lashes out on him insulting his manhood and crushing his pride and refuses to see janie on his deathbed so janie still goes to see joe and speaks her mind to him
Obviously, her worst decision was to marry the controlling missionary, Nathan Price. After going through the years with her mentally abusing husband, her family moving to the Congo, and her daughter Ruth May dying from her husband 's decisions to stay in the Congo, she finally understands how Nathan is treating her and the injustice he is causing his family. Orleanna Price finally becomes successful on her own after packing up her kids that were still alive and moving back to America for freedom from her husband and for her kids to be safe. It 's just sad that she had to witness her daughter dying before she finally realized she didn 't need Nathan in her life which would make her life better for not only herself but her kids as well. From all the events that happened in Orleanna life, she finally understands the meaning of justice and making her search for justice successful.
Webb represents life after loss in Our Town. A kind, simple woman and a good mother and friend, Mrs. Webb grieves the death of both of her children. First, years ago, her young son died of a burst appendix. Later, her daughter Emily dies in childbirth. Having outlived both her children, Mrs. Webb’s life goes on in Grover’s Corners.
In Kamala Markandaya’s novel, Nectar in a Sieve, she tells the story of a misfortunate girl, Ruku and her family. The novel takes place in a small village where Ruku settles with her arranged husband, Nathan, on a farm where they grow mainly rice. Their first child of 7, Ira, grows to become a beautiful, caring, and strong woman. As she faces the struggles of poverty, arranged marriage, and a drought, these conflicts shape her into a brave, selfless woman. To start off, since Ira was the first child of Nathan and Ruku she was rich in milk and rice for the first seven years of her life.
As a family most were reluctant in adventuring off from their safe haven in georgia. In The poisonwood bible by Barbara Kingsolver, the price family is taken to the congo and swung into a series of unfortunate events by the husband Nathan price in hopes of saving the congo through christ, but this also comes with many sacrifices and in time become horrific and unnerving, but an experience to learn from. Every character sacrifices something as their trip to the congo continues some minor like a piggly wiggly, working kitchen,and Martha Stewart baked goods but, some more major such as their life, morals, and their view on religion and politics. Orleanna price is a proud, strong, and hard working mother trying to keep her family together but not afraid to tell how she feels. ”You can curse the dead or pray for them, but don 't expect them to do a thing for you.
Rhonda Byrne wrote a very interesting story about a secret revealed to the word in her book entitled " the secrets". she describes the triangle of the creative process consisted of ask, believe, and receive. she also explains how the positive thinking process can be life changing and transformational. Success for Rhonda can be achieved trough a learned process with positive thinking that will be eventually mastered and controlled " the secret". Rhonda is a positive thinker and convinces us to be positive as we become what we think about most as our mind is the center of our destiny and we are the masterpiece of our own life.
He must take care of her to insure his promise to Hatter, and at that moment, Queen Genivieve. If Dodge had not continued to keep his promise, and give his trust to Queen Genievie, Wonderland would have been at stake.. Many characters in The Looking Glass Wars chose to keep Alyss safe and help her rescue Wonderland from the evil Redd. Dodge, Hatter, and Alyss show perseverance in their struggles throughout the novel. Their ability to perservere is important in this novel because it teaches a lesson to the reader that hard work and perseverance leads to success.
The short story “Long Tom Lookout” by Nicole Cullen is a great American short story that tells the tale of a woman, Laura, who is an “abandoned” wife to a man, working the oil rigs of the Gulf. The story tells us about her hardships with being alone in the world and the problems with her husband, Keller. A constant theme in the story, running from your problems, makes up whom Laura is. She runs from her husband and moves to Idaho from New Orleans hoping to find better days, finding out it only gets worse when her main problems catch up to her. These problems not only being an autistic son that isn’t hers, but yet a child bore by the woman in which Keller cheated with.
Taylor comes from a nontraditional family. She was raised by her mother, who worked long hours as a housekeeper to support Taylor and herself. Her father, Foster Greer, left her mother when he found out that her mother was pregnant. Her mother doesn 't mind that Foster left; in fact, she often tells Taylor that "trading Foster for [you] was the best deal this side of the Jackson Purchase." As Taylor matures and is exposed to horrible things that fathers can say and do to children, she feels quite lucky to have grown up without a father.
She got a good job that offered her insurance and when her daughter became pregnant she was going to give her what she never had but then her daughter had went into labor a month early having problems. Leading to a difficult labor but was different because she was surrounded by family unlike her mother who was alone. The young girl now a grandmother has grown into a better life for her and her
With a little side romance of a cold hearted lawyer, met his old love and law partner who are both assigned to Anna’s case, this story truly dives deep into dynamics of a family. “Either this girl loses her sister, I think, or she’s going to lose herself”. Picoult, writes this book from the point of view of everyone, from Anna, to Julia and Campbell, to Jesse, with each of these chapter switches changes fonts of the story (which can get kind of annoying). Eight days is how long this novel takes, eight days to change a lie, destroy another, a story that is not to take likely. Anna would do anything for Kate, and Kate for Anna (if she was able too), as each of them are willing to die for the other, with an ending that will tear your heart out, nothing will make you want to lie in a pool of your own tears than this heart wrenching
The Yellow Wallpaper, by Charlotte Perkins follows the story of the narrator Jane and her physician husband, John, who move to a colonial mansion shortly after the birth of their newborn baby in order to help his wife recover from hysteria and different forms of depression. The sporadic emotions that the narrator face are linked to postpartum depression caused by the recent birth of their baby. This selection, is a story about the progress to insanity and freedom by resolving personal issues. It shows how everyone deals with their personal obstacles in different ways; some people take longer to resolve their problems, and some people even ignore the trouble itself. The Yellow Wallpaper is a perfect example of this because there are several