In the story it says, “ ‘I know, I know. You’ve said that a hundred times,’ she snapped. ‘What did you say?’ He asked, pushing his newspaper aside.” Maria’s conflict connects to the theme of the story because she is being ungrateful towards her father and wants to grow up too fast.
A majority fled to other regions to get completely away from the harsh dust storms, except some farmers stayed and decided to fight through the issues and come out on top. Not only did land and crops get ruined, but people's homes and belongings did also. Living during the time period of the Dust Bowl was harsh and to make it even worse people also were suffering from the Great Depression. The Federal Government was a big contribution to solving the issues with the Dust Bowl, they took control and came up with New Deal agencies that farmers were able to improve from and learn new methods with plowing to sustain their lands. There ended up being some positive outcomes of the harsh disaster.
Faulkner’s story demonstrates totally different plot: there is an own main character, her mental disorder and its consequences for the society. In the case of Emily Grierson the problem appeared to be in the inherited disorder, as “people in our town, remembering how old lady Wyatt, her great-aunt, had gone completely crazy at last” (Faulkner 4); and the citizens’ attitude. Miss Emily felt a pressure from people because of own origins and behavior; and these conditions finally made her to kill Homer Barron, an only potential opportunity for marriage after her father’s death. After the crime Miss Emily was not able to get rid of the body and continued to live with it until her own death. It looked like Baron became the only victim of the character’s madness here.
As said before, the great plains environment would have cycles of dry years, the drought during the 1930’s has been recorded as deficient in rainfall, extreme hot temperatures, and high winds. This spelled disaster for the 300,000 square miles of over farmed land in the great plains. The lack of rain stunted crops, the intense heat dried and withered them, and the wind would blow them away. Quite literally, farmers watched as their challenging work was withered and blown away in front of
Meaningless Clues Oscar Wilde once said, “A thing is not necessarily true because a man dies for it.” In the play “Trifles” by Susan Glaspell, Mrs. Wright in the beginning, disgusts the reader. Her demeanor, described as queer many times, she seems emotionless about her husband’s death absolutely. In the early 1900’s women were fighting for their rights as American citizens and workers – hoping to obtain equal respect and opportunity that the men had. Glaspell displays an unexpected outcome through misleading the reader by showing more professionalism in the male law enforcement, expanding on the actual trifles the women discover, and how the women put their emotions and empathy first even though one is the wife of the Sheriff.
Yet abandons her when he becomes bored of her. Even though Hagar essentially becomes obsessed with Milkman, attempting to murder him each month, the reader cannot help but to feel sympathy and sorrow for her, as she has in essence dedicated her whole self and life to Milkman simply to be rejected. The use of the biblical connection allows for a higher quality understanding as Hagar as a character and therefore allows the reader to understand her situation. Just as Hagar is a maid in the bible, in the novel Hagar is a part or the poor community. She lives in a house with no electricity and limited resources, Milkman is virtually her only hope of escaping her low status in society, therefore, it is justified that when her chance of a better future in taken away from her she becomes erratic and
Billy Bibbit’s suicide is caused by Nurse Ratched as her constant threats frightened Billy to a point where he took his own life. Although McMurphy encouraged Billy to pursue his desires with Candy and initiated the entire incident, Nurse Ratched maliciously used his weak point to control Billy. She knew that Billy’s mother is his weakness so just as he began to become independent and defiant to her rules, she threatened to tell his mother despite his begging, as it states, “‘Nuh! Nuh!’
This emotion causes people to do all sorts of things that they might regret later on as portrayed in Louisa May Alcott’s Novel, “Little Women”. After Josephine ignored her sister Amy for burning her book, both sisters felt awful for what they did. Theodore Laurence implored Margaret for forgiveness because he pulled a harsh prank that hurt her. Mr. Laurence regretted not having a good relationship with his son because of a silly fight that drifted the family apart. This feeling of regret teaches a person to learn, grow and flourish into a stable, patient
His desire for revenge increases. Unmindful of the misery he is causing his daughter, he sets her lover Mathias against Lodowick, the governor’s son. Abigail is loved by both Mathias and Lodowick and barabas takes this opportunity to start a fight between them. On knowing barabas’s plan, his daughter desserts herself from her father and rejoins the nunnery. Not realizing it is he himself who has been alse and unkind, he accuses Abigail of unkindness, for her adoption of Christianity has disgraced him.
He said, “You are using old technique, which was used in Hitler Germany in order to create a scare here--” (L 57-58). While this is showing HUAC was trying to create a scare to the people, he was proving a point that their scare wasn 't scaring Lawson. HUAC was a very powerful committee who accused many Hollywood producers of being communist. These accusations caused loss in Hollywood business because Americans began to be fearful that Hollywood was communist and they didn 't want to give any of their money to people who were not of what they believed. Even though some believe that HUAC was the main cause to the Red Scare, I believe Senator Joseph McCarthy caused more of a scare due to his accusations of the United States State Department and government.
The suitors are wasting resources, insulting the hosts (Telemachus), bringing annoyance toward the hosts. The suitors were constantly harassing Penelope (Telemachus’ mother), wanting to marry her, even though Penelope shows absolutely no interests in them. “Others who go to court a gentlewoman, daughter of a rich house, if they are rivals, bring their own beeves and sheep along; her friends ought to be feasted, gifts are due to her; would any dare to live at her expense?” [The Odyssey]. Penelope also reminded the suitor that they have commandeered this house.
The Black Blizzard was a black cloud of dirt and dust that was over 7,000 feet high. It started from a drought in 1931 that caused dirt to dry out. When the winds picked up, the dirt and dusted blew away and caused a big storm. The Black Blizzard was frightening to many people. It could suffocate people and kill them from dust pneumonia.
When Nicholas Vidal, a gang member, is told a prophecy of his death his entire life changes. After allowing a Turkish woman to read his fortune in coffee grounds, the woman confirmed that he would one day loose his head over a woman. In the Judges wife by Isabel Allende, the author uses imagery, foreshadowing, and symbolism to covey her story of Nicholas Vidal. Since confirming his prophecy, Vidal shunned women out of his life in fear of the prophecy coming true. When Judge Hidalgo marries Casilda, Vidal is very unpleased by the sight of her even going as far as calling her ‘ugly’.