Martha became more vulnerable as the story went on, but each time something happened to her, it only made her stronger. For example, in chapter 53 she nearly drowned from being pulled into the ocean. From having a near death experience, she understood how Olive felt when that car was racing towards her. This influenced Martha’s vision of life, and the world. Every once in a while she would critically think about the consequences of her actions and how they could affect the people around her.
I killed her” (241) and when she torments herself with thinking that she is unlovable. Lily even describes that her words had “broke open her heart” (242). This shows how captive Lily is over her mother because, despite loving her life at the Boatwright’s house, she can still move past the death. Lily’s suffering increase after finding out that her mother had willingly left her behind with T-Ray and begins to question why? It even makes her thoughts sink deeper into depression,“it was easy for her to leave me, because she never wanted me in the first place” (252).
This is obvious even before the wedding, as Daisy appeared agonized prior to the ceremony: “‘Take ‘em down-stairs and give ‘em back to whoever they belong to. Tell ‘em all Daisy’s change’ her mine. Say ‘Daisy’s change’ her mine!’ She began to cry--she cried and cried”(76). However, Daisy knew, in order to maintain her elevated status on the social hierarchy, she needed to marry a man of the same strata, so she married Tom Buchanan and, “didn’t say another word”(76).
She cried somewhere inside her” (Brant 160-161). Anna May believes she is to blame for Simon’s death and cannot afford to forgive herself, nor Tony. It is not until she comes across a salmon battling the currents that she begins her journey to acceptance. Anna May encounters a vivid epiphany as she realizes that the salmon’s struggle mirrors her own internal struggles of forgiveness. She finally learns to accept when she arrives at the telephone booth.
The story of Passing by Nella Larsen greatly conveys the essence of the meaning of passing while giving us an stomach twisting exciting mystery at the conclusion of the novel. Larsen extends her understanding of passing to more than its apparent racial considerations. In her extended coverage of the phenomenon of passing, her focus stays on those who do not live authentically. On those who are so frantic to change their lives that they end up risking it. The story that was recently discussed in the earlier paragraph is parallel to the situation that Nella Larson described in her book.
The theme is simply the line between civilization and savagery; finding God’s hope in the mist of all the trouble. In the final pages of this narrative, you will read a little bit of the post-life of captivity. I think Mary was trying to give a little lesson to the audience that
“I needed to hate someone and you’re the one I love the most, so it fell on you.” In the beginning, it was a car accident that killed Mia’s entire family, then deciding between Juilliard or Adam. Characterization is developed in this book through Mia. Through all of the tragic and exciting events that happen in her life we learn about Mia through her personality and the hard decisions she makes. After the death of her entire family, Mia needed someone to blame so that blame fell on the only person she had left, Adam.
She was invited my a old friend that she met on a cruise ship. What she did was kicked her daughter out of her house after being informed her daughter was pregnant. Her daughter, Beatrice Taylor soon after killed herself. Emily Brent was very angry when she kicked Beatrice out. She wasn’t thinking straight because of how angry she was.
Rochester always honest? Was he always the Rochester we know from Jane Eyre whose past we know so little about? Obviously, this question bothered the second author Jean Rhys who decided to inform the people about the young Mr. Rochester and portrayed his life before Jane Eyre. Wide Sargasso Sea is an original and peculiar novel inspired not only by Edward Rochester, but also fascinated by the mysterious character of Rochester’s Creole wife Bertha.
Polo player Tom Buchanan had an ongoing relationship with George Wilson 's wife Myrtle that ended very dramatically with the death of Myrtle in a car accident as well as causing the murder of Jay Gatsby. It was not till this time where George started to realize that his wife was having an affair and this made him very upset as Nick says “He had discovered that Myrtle had some sort of life apart from him in another world and the shock had made him physically sick. ”(Fitzgerald 130). Tom took Gatsby 's car to get gas at George 's garage on his way to the city to meet with Gatsby. While getting gas Myrtle saw that it was Tom in the car and was upset because she was locked in a room and wasn 't allowed to see anyone.
One strong emotional reaction is when Aibileen always mentions something about her past like with her ex-husband, Clyde and her deceased son, Treelore. It’s sad when you keep on remembering your loved ones dying and leaving you. Another strong emotion I had was when every time the maids were discriminated against. It’s not fair that just because of your color that you have to be made fun of. My last strong reaction in the book in my opinion is when the maids get fired.
For example, Franky’s mother went to Skagit Harbor when her dad was at home. And, when Frank’s aunt Vicky kept popping up throughout the story. The imagery kept me interested in the book because it gives extra detail on the subject the book is talking about. One example of imagery the author uses in the book is when the dad explained to his daughter that her mother and aunt poisoned her mind with ridiculous assumptions on what happened. The tone of the book was pretty mellow throughout the story.
The Evolution of Elizabeth Proctor Arthur Miller’s play The Crucible is a compelling look at the Salem Witch Trials of 1692. Elizabeth Proctor began as doubtful of her husband, John Proctor, but ends up having faith in him in the end. She still believed her husband was still in love with Abigail but Proctor soon proved his love for Elizabeth throughout the play. Elizabeth evolves from a woman who doubts her husband, but then evolves into a woman who risks her life to save her husband. Elizabeth continues to question her husband's faith causing an argument between the two.
In Dorothy Allison’s short story “Context” (1994), Allison illustrates that really knowing someone demands an in-depth understanding of the person’s background, especially socially and family wise. Allison utilizes flashback along with imagery to help demonstrate how she feels about being judged. The flashback and imagery are used in order to help the reader get more of a feel for the story and picture the events happening. Allison writes this short story aimed at just the general audience and people who are or who have been in the same situation.