In “Only Daughter” by Sandra Cisneros, she describes a series of events throughout her life that all relate to her relationship with her father. Cisneros begins her story by talking about how she was seen as “only a daughter”. She then transitions to talking about her education and her father’s opinion on what it is for and worth. Cisneros then ends it with a conclusion between her and her father which involved one of her stories. Throughout the story, Cisneros talks about what she believed her father thought about her and her career choices, and they turn out to be a bit different than what she thought.
Aria Montgomery: She started off the series as a tomboy but changed into a girly-girl after theirfriend Alison went missing. She is very artistic, caring, and also very smart. Her family is goingthrough a divorce and she tries everything to keep them together. During the seasons she wasdating Ezra who ended up being her English teacher. Hanna Marin: She had the nickname of “hefty
She spent her time as a teenager trying to control her harsh temper as to not hurt the ones she loves. The author depicts this internal struggle when Jo goes to her mother for help saying, “It’s my dreadful temper! I try to cure it; I think I have and then it breaks out worse than ever” (Alcott 100). As the story progresses, both her and her mother notice improvements and are quite proud. Later in the story she fights with Laurie on the grounds that at this point in her life, she is independent and feels as if she doesn’t need or want love whatsoever.
The author of “Two Kinds”, Amy Tan creates a touching story by making the mother a static protagonist because she tries to make her daughter into someone she’s not, puts pressure and emotional stress on the main character, and doesn’t accept her daughter for who she already is. Suyuan brings the majority of the conflict to the story. The mother brings conflict into the story when she attempts to make June into someone she is not after comparing her to other children that she sees on television. For example, in the third paragraph the author writes “We’d watch Shirley’s old movies on TV as though they were training films” (Tan, 471). That part of the story indicates that the mother is trying to train June into becoming just like the little girl seen on TV.
In the story “Everyday Use” by Alice Walker, a change in her daughter, Dee, causes Mama to grow a new appreciation for her often overshadowed daughter, Maggie. While Dee has returned to her home more educated, she has become ignorant to who she really is, causing a change in the attitudes of the characters towards each other. The new background that Dee has created for herself presents a sense of irony as her rise in education has resulted in her loss of knowledge about the world that she grew up in. After Mama refuses to allow Dee to take her grandmother’s old quilts because she promised them to Maggie, Dee claims that “Maggie can’t appreciate these quilts... She’d probably be backward enough to put them to everyday use” (926). From the
When she realized that Bailey was not too keen on the idea, she made up a story about treasure to get the kid’s to help beg their dad. In Short Stories for Students, Kathleen G. Ochshorn, she states, “O’Connor focuses her story on what is sinister in The Misfit and satirical in
The Fault in Our Stars is a beautiful novel written by John Green. This story takes place in Amsterdam and Indianapolis, where it 's based mainly on two characters, Hazel, and Augustus. Hazel is facing stage four Thyroid cancer, and Augustus suffers from osteosarcoma, another form of cancer. Hazel is a very heartwarming character who never gives up no matter what, but like most teenagers, she dislikes doing what her parents believe is good for her. Her parents tried convincing her to attend a support group, but she just didn 't buy it until one day her mom forces her to go.
I feel really bad for Dawn it's really sad whats shes going through and what she does because of how her mother raised her and how she treats her, It's really unfair to Dawn. She has a brand new foster home she has to adjust to. She also who has a mother who just throughs her to the side and doesnt care shes there. Lastly she has a social worker who doesn't even try to help make Dawns situations in life better. First off Dawn is a 13 year old girl, and even though she has had no one to guide her through life she should have better morals for herself.
xie Davies as Sophie Hawkins, Laura and Joe's younger daughter. She names the new family synth Anita after a friend of hers who has moved away, and develops a strong affection for the synth. Tom Goodman-Hill as Joseph "Joe" Hawkins, Laura's husband. He bought Anita because he felt Laura's absence caused a void, and he needed help managing their family. Jill Halfpenny as Jill Drummond, Pete's disabled wife.
Hazel says that going to school will be useless because, in the future, she is most likely not going to be able to use that knowledge. Hazel Grace further finds out about the adventures and surprises in life and the people who are in a worse situation than hers. The reason why Hazel starts to have faith in life or how she got to meet Augustus Waters is because of her mother. Her mother helps her plenty through life and the hard times for the past few years. Her mother does support Hazel emotionally, medically and financially.
In the novel Everything I Never Told You, Celeste Ng describes a Chinese American family living in the 1970s in Ohio, and how they go through the tragedy of the favorite child’s death. The Lee’s family is the interracial family that makes up of the white American woman, Marilyn, and the Chinese immigrant man, James, with their three children, Nathan, Lydia, and Hannah. Lydia becomes the favorite child of her parents because she is inherited the blue eye from her mother and the black hair from her father. Therefore, she is expected to do things that fulfill her parents’ dreams. However, the Lee’s family’s poor communication within their family dynamic, the pressure of parents’ expectations and social environment results in Lydia’s frustration
Ever since Rosemary was little, her dad Joseph was always comparing her to her brother and since she was his first daughter but third child he expected her to be as intelligent as her siblings and she was pretty much looked upon by her father as a special needs child. Rosemary was not like normal people and was seen to be irregular just like the women in flatland. Also in flatland, the women were not aloud to go to school because they were thought of as not that smart enough to attend school. If you Diana Anderson Block 3 11/17/15 think about it, in flatland they are pretty much segregating/Discriminating against the women because they are different than the others. The main focus of connection with flatland was supposed to be between the women and Rosemary Kennedy and how they were both mistreated in a similar manner.
In the novel the Glass Castle Jeanette Walls learns from the mistakes of her parents that being successful in life depends of your characters and the choices you make in your life . Jeanette learns from her parents that if she doesn 't start thinking about her future at a young age , she’ll eventually be following the footsteps of her parents, and having an unpurposeful and an unrewarding lifestyle in her future. The Glass Castle suggests that in order to be successful in life you have to leave some things behinds and move on and that exactly what Jeannette Walls has done. Jeanette 's parents mistake was that they never thought about the future and always tried to enjoy the present. She chose to move away from her parents and live with her older sister and that decision she made was the main reason why she succeeded in life.
She falls into the junkie lifestyle in the hopes that she can escape her painful family dynamic that includes an absent, drug addicted father, and a mother who barely pays any attention to her and denies her obvious drug addiction. The behavior of each set of parents deeply influences the development of each girl as a person, but also proves that despite the type of parent featured within YA literature, these characters are always designed to give the protagonist increased independence throughout the novel, and embark on their own journeys without parental interference. Since young adult literature is specifically geared toward adolescents, the less than perfect parents depicted in novels like The Hunger Games and Crank provide readers with
Atticus has more knowledge to share with his daughter, he says, “... the Ewells had been the disgrace of Maycomb for generations.” This quote is harsh, but the truth hurts. He continues on with how the Ewells live, and Scout quickly learns why education is important. Her desire to not return to school is quickly replaced with the desire to not be like the Ewells. Scout has the revelation as to why everyone can’t do as the please; Atticus successfully explains to his daughter the importance of obeying the ways of the