In her internal dialogue she enounces, “Today I'm eleven. There's cake Mama’s making for tonight, and when papa comes home from work we'll eat it. They will sing Hapoy Birthday, happy birthday to you Rachel, only it's to late.” For Rachel her day has been crippled at school and wishes this day could be long gone. This internal dialogue illustrates how much Rachel is
This moment in the story was crucial in the plot because it starts the climax and when both sides of Ashleigh are fighting the hardest against the other. Another quote that demonstrates conflict is,”’No, Ashes the teapots the way to go”’(Pfeffer 4). This is actually a bit of character vs character conflict between Ashleigh and her father because she is trying to get him to to sell his car instead of stealing from mom. Instead of agreeing Dad says no and continues to drive the plot forward through conflict. The climax is the resolution to the plot.
She is interested in asking Hezekiah about him but knows she should still be mourning. Janie is so wrapped in the idea of her needing a relationship because of Nanny engraving it in her head, that the first guy she found attractive, she is interested. Janie seemed to have a trend of picking random boys and never truly focused on whether she is compatible with them or not. Although Janie is ready to move on from Joe, the emotional abuse is still with her. She is scared to open up to a new man or trust anyone new.
A month went by, and old Mrs. Shimerda began to get fretful”. The symbolism represented in this quote is, when tough positions strike, some people like to handle it on there own or they don't like to express their feelings with others, similar to what Antonio did by not responding to her family. The conflict in this section is Human vs. Self. rather than Antonia seeking comfort, she decides to heal on her own. The author’s tone in Book Four is concerned because the way he describes how the characters react to
In the story the narrator while in school, is given a dull old red sweater by her teacher witch she knows for sure isn 't hers, but she is put on the s spot and this situation makes her very uncomfortable that she 's unable to speak up and tell the truth because of fear from conqueseques she could face. “Only today I wish I didn 't have only eleven years rattling inside me like pennies in a Band-Aid box.” This quote refers to her keeping all her thoughts inside of her, also not being able to explain that the red sweater isn 't hers really is affecting her because she 's not being true with herself and others. “Mrs.Price takes the sweater and puts it right on my desk, but when I open my mouth nothing comes out.” This quote represents how sometimes no matter the age life hits you with difficult obstacles-moments that can be a surprise, and in this case for her it was a surprise that Mrs.Price put her on the spot by putting that red old sweater on her desk and she did not know how to react to this
One subject they tend to talk about often is motherhood. Larsen continues her use of character foiling through the contrasting of Irene’s and Clare’s feelings about motherhood to emphasize how their contrasting situations influence their feelings. Clare does not enjoy being a mother. She believes that it is too much pressure, especially because she doesn’t want her daughter’s skin to reveal that she has a black parent. She says, “I nearly died of terror the whole nine months before Margery was born for fear she might be dark.
A strange and stalker wanders up to a fifteen year old girls house, trying to convince her to come along for a ride. The girl does not want to go, and knows it can only end in doom. Temptation is a part of the evil. “‘Now, these numbers are a secret code, honey,’ Arnold Friend explained. He read off the numbers 33, 19, 17 and raised his eyebrows at her to see what she thought of that, but she didn't think much of it.” Many people believe this story relates to religious beliefs.
Nea’s journey seems solely based on saving her sister when in actuality she is trying to find excuses to avoid growing up. The tragic hero fabricates false dangers to compensate her desire to be needed by her sister who has moved on with her life. Nea feels abandoned becausen Sourdi matures while she remains a child. Ma and Sourdi remain connected with traditional customs that Nea simply cannot understand due to her exposure to American culture. Her over active imagination, anxiety, and aggression get her into trouble.
Erin also made her students angry and yelled at them, knowing that those students she was yelling at in any moment could beat her up or even worse, kill her, but she was courageous enough to do that. And even after all that courage she had to have on school, when she gets home, she even haves to stand up to her husband, because he does not approve what Erin is doing with her job and kept trying to make her see that it was not the right thing to for her, but she was strong and knew she could be able to do great at her job. Erin had to be so brave a courageous to be able to do everything that she did without being afraid of the repercussions of what she