As times have changed we take notice on the difference of how Dadi speaks on her experiences to what we see now with the interaction with the daughter in laws and her family in law. We catch sight of Darshini as someone who speaks up towards her mother in law. Darshini feels the amount of work they are necessitated to do is all because of Dadi. Dadi is also witnessed talking poorly about her daughter in law Sita, and Darshini is quick to put Dadi in her place and tell her to stop and get back to work. The use of speaking back to one’s mother in law is one ample difference on how women were timid and how times have changed, daughter in laws have become more out spoken and confident to talk back.
The narrator is currently unable to take care of her own child, one of her main responsibilities in life, because of her postpartum depression. Motherhood has been the cause of her mental trauma, and said trauma makes it difficult to fulfill her maternal duties. With her inability to take care of her child, she has even less of a role in the family than she previously held. In “Woman,” Kate Austin discusses how men gained their higher standing because of maternity. She states, “ A woman will bear anything for the sake of her children.
At the beginning of her book, The Glass Castle, Jeannette Walls, her parents were incapable of providing a safe environment for their young, innocent children. As the story continued, the father and the mother did not show improvement, which made them unqualified parents due to the lack of providing for the basic survival needs or their children. According to Abraham Maslow 's theory of "the Hierarchy of Needs” there are five different types of needs that should be provided to all human beings, which are “the physiological needs, the needs for safety and security, the needs for love and belonging, the needs for esteem, and the need to actualize the self” (Boeree 2). Those are the needs that have to be satisfied for someone to have a healthy, successful, and a happy life. At the end of the story, the children received all their needs on their own, without the help of the parents.
Weiner introduces a duality between caring for others or oneself to depict a stressful situation that influences Allison’s thoughts. Allison Weiss bears a sensitive child, a disconnected husband, a dependent mother, and a sickly father. Along with caring for her child and maintaining a genuine relationship with her husband, Allison feels responsible for her parents’ welfare, from getting her “parents’ house on the market” (177) to filling out mandatory paperwork the “long-term care required” (177) to creating a “long-term plan” (177) for her mom. The workload causes a mental strain that produces anxiety and degrading thoughts, driving Allison to believe she is an unworthy mother, wife, and daughter. In order to manage these taxing obligations
Some are actively trying to change things on their own. Through these women and Esperanza’s reactions to them, Cisneros’ shows not only the hardships women face, but also explores their lack of power to overcome them. Very early on in The House on Mango Street Esperanza encounters multiple women who are living in abusive relationships or are stuck raising and providing for children on their own. One example of these women is Rosa Vargas. She is a mother to one too many children, who often misbehave: “…how can they help it with only one mother who is tired all the time from buttoning and bottling and babying, and who cries every day
According to my beliefs, the story reflects on various topics covered in the textbook. Despite the role of the woman in the society is vital in ensuring stability, they always face the numerous challenges that limit their productivity. Gender violence is one of the leading issues experienced by women of all ages. In the novel, Mama Elena resorts to aggressiveness and coerces Tita to obey her. Moreover, she imposes rules on her last born daughter thereby diminishing her decision-making ability.
Many mothers find it hard to graduate high school with a new baby, much less finish college which will later lead to financial issues(Campbell 10). Maurice’s mother was often so busy taking care of her children that she was never able to further her education and make a better
Laura is characterized as shy, nervous, and socially awkward. Amanda, Laura’s mother, works tirelessly to find a partner for Laura and to get her to come out of her shell. It takes the entire story and an unlikely scenario for Laura to feel normal. Laura is the most tragic and central character in the play due to the fact that her dependence on her family causes her mother and brother to have the sole purpose of supporting her. Over the course of her entire life, Laura Wingfield feels isolated from the world.
This has an impact on the mother, as every mother struggles to let go. This shapes my feelings with the mother as being a teenager I have days where I don’t want to be alone and need that help from my mother.
Moreover, the birth experience may also be the reason and can be a significant contributor to PND, for the reason certain women do not match their anticipations. For example, there are several biological factors which are affecting mothers substantially. A number of women who have a provisional emotionally stressed before the birth progress postnatal depression as well as if they are affected by redundancy or deficiency of money. Mothers not having a helpful and understanding companion or who are isolated from their relations possibly will be more probable to undergo depression after birth. Changes in the way of life, relationships, previous depression or certain major life incidents are the key names and causes of