The initiation story is a literary genre that focuses on the psychological and moral growth of the protagonist from youth to adulthood. It mainly shows that young protagonists after experiencing certain events who are changed his original world view, or are changed his character, or both. These changes get rid of his childhood innocence and finally lead him to enter a real but complex adult world. Just like these themes, such as love, death, and life, growth is a classic and eternal theme. As a result, growth is one of the significant literature writing resources.
In Sister Carrie, Carrie should have been one of the traditional housewives which are accessories of man, like her sister Minnie; however, after meeting four men, she finally pays …show more content…
The Hansons represent traditional and conservative families that are engaged in their jobs strenuously every day. This kind of people does not pursue entertainment and hedonism but only put their eyes on minimum standard of living, such as housing, food, and children. To Hanson, his biggest ambition is to build a house in the two lands that he has paid for months in installment plan. Under such grueling environment, the Hansons consent Carrie to live in their house for Carrie could pay the rent and relieve the burden of their family. During living in Hanson’s house, the only subject they talked to each other is work. Beyond that, Hanson cares nothing about his sister-in-law.
Instead of talking the impacts from Hanson to Carrie, it would be fairer to say the impacts from Hanson to Minnie. After marriage, Minnie’s outlook on life is greatly influenced by her husband, therefore, she views a narrower conception of pleasure and duty than the time she was a girl in the small place. Minnie is affected by the seriousness and prudencere of Hanson, becoming a cautious, timid, and smooth woman. Faced with the changes of Carrie’s sister, Carrie is more resistant to become the same traditional woman like her sister. As a result, Carrie is pushed to the second male character— …show more content…
In the course of the time, more and more people pay attention to the artistic talent of Carrie. By asking friends, she also changes many theaters in order to get more salary and higher position. She is still a beautiful and clever girl, while Hurstwood now has been an old man who misses his ambition and ability. Stepping Progressively, Carrie is likely to escape from Hurstwood who is useless. In addition, under the influence of her neighbor’s cousin Ames who is an educated youth, she is reluctant to be a traditional woman. At her last growth phrase, she pays attention to her spiritual world.
To sum up, Carrie certainly grows in a way. From the pure little girl to a superstar in theater, she had given up her body in exchange for material life and higher social status. After experiencing two fake and wrong relationships, she eventually realizes what her really power is. At last, she never relies on men but herself. The reason why Carrie is cheated by men again and again is that Carrie is too young to analyze the development of things. In the beginning, desire and lazy take control of her. Although she had struggles and hesitations, she still follows her lusts so that loses in the lies of
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1927 U.S. Supreme Court case of Buck v. Bell The case of Buck v. Bell was presented to the U.S. Supreme Court in 1927. It involved a young woman, Carrie Buck, who was diagnosed as being feeble minded and instituted to the Virginia State Colony for Epileptics and Feeble Minded. Carrie Buck was born on July 02, 1906 to Emma Harlowe Buck, who had Carrie out of wed lock. Back then, it was considered wrong to have a child out of wed lock. Therefore, Emma was deemed Feeble Minded and committed to the Virginia State Colony for Epileptics and Feeble Minded.
Chains, a novel made by Laurie Halse Anderson, talked about the life of slaves, Loyalists, and patriots. All three of them have different ways of looking at freedom and liberty. Loyalists believe they need the king to survive, while the patriots think that they don’t need a king and can make a country by themselves. In the novel it shows how all three of them disagree with one another, one side believe something different from the other two. Patriots, Loyalists, and slaves, they all have different definition of what freedom and liberty is.
Juliette develops maturity, recognizing Heniratta’s capability after seeing the world in a different perspective; in her case, being less dominant, humble, and admitting to her mistakes. This shows one should not judge someone by their appearance alone. Next time before judging someone, think about their characteristics and capability. Always make sure it is an evidence supported
At the end of the book, Sara is able to become college educated and she’s a successful teacher working at a public school. However, all of Sara’s sister are not as lucky and end up being ruined by their controlling father. The Bread Givers gives the reader a vivid insight into the inner workings of an immigrant family struggling in poverty during the 1920s, and the burden placed on the women in the story to continue to provide for the family. In the house, the opposing generations constantly clashed between Old World Ideas of misogyny and women’s proper role vs. the ideas of the New World like independence and love. In the end, The Bread Givers shows an alternate view of the booming wealth and flapper dresses constantly associated with the
Miranda choses to alter Angelica as a character to someone that is not married and loves Hamilton to further develop the concept of perspective and how it can affect how lives of people are seen, as well as adding to the story of the musical. Miranda also accurately portrays history in many situations such as whenever Alexander Hamilton addressed who he believed was the better candidate
“But now her looks were gone and that was why she was always after Connie.” (Oates 614). Also, there is another opportunity for friendship within the family, between Connie and her sister, however, that is lost in their rivalry and hostility. “Her sister was so plain and chunky and steady that Connie had to hear her praised all the time – by her mother and her mother's sisters.” (Oates 614 ).
Literary naturalism, which is formed by “questioning if natural forces predetermine a human’s actions”, helps us to understand the turn-of-the-century modernity concerning the strong influence gender roles in 1889 through 1900 have over individual agency (9/11 Lecture). As the book progresses, gender roles shift as Carrie rises from the working class to the upper class as an actress, while Hurstwood spirals downward into unemployment. Agency, or the degree to which a subject is able to determine the course of their own actions, is the reason behind this gender role flip (9/11 Lecture). As a result of George Hurstwood’s loss of a job, Carrie seizes the chance to assume more acting roles; thus, she becomes the main source of income for both of
But she finally realizes what life is about. “Just so, my family and Perkin and Meg and Gerd and Aelis and the barn cats and even my father are part of me, and I part of them, so even in my new life I will still be me. Mayhap I can so what I must and still be me, still survive and, please God, even thrive. I have grided my lions like a warrior from the Bible and am going forth to do battle with the enemy. He shall not find a comfortable prize he has won, this gray-eyed, sun-browned beauty.
From the beginning, Carrie seeks a relationship with Drouet out of the desire to live a lavish lifestyle by mooching off the money Drouet gives her. Eventually, Drouet’s high status results in a connection with the Elks, an organization that hosts activities in their “lodges” to benefit the local community; this establishes an actress career for Carrie that lands her a role in a play (108). Henceforth, she advances in class, or the mode of social organization (9/11 Lecture). However, Carrie now begins to realize that although her life has improved, she wants someone to who spends time with her. This is illustrated when Hurstwood voices his frustration that absolutely no one cares enough about him to interact with him personally (92).
“Escape” is another great book that was hard to put down. This is a first- person account of life inside the world of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (FLDS), the radical offshoot of the Mormon Church that had settled in small communities along the Arizona-Utah border. This book gives a thrilling account of one woman’s courageous flight to freedom with her eight children. Carolyn Jessop tells the story of her life growing up in the FLDS, with a family that had been deeply and faithfully involved in the community for many generations. She defines polygamy and describes the pain her mother endured as one of multiple wives as well as the torture she and her sisters endured as a result.
Glynnis is no longer seen in the image of a victimized house wife; she is now the antagonist, “Glynnis is angry” ( American Appetites 51). All the anger and hatred that Glynnis directed at Ian came from Glynnis’s self hatred. Glynnis had an affair with Ian’s best friend. Even though Glynnis knows she was in the wrong, she refuses to accept it. She must take her blame and put it upon the shoulders of her husband.
He arranges for Carrie and her date to be nominated the queen and king of the ball, however when they are crowned several buckets full of blood are dumped on the Carrie and her date. This infuriates Carrie and causes her to release her fury using her telekinetic powers. When Carrie calms down, she sees that she has demolished the entire town. The damage is so severe that the small town appears to have been through a nuclear attack from a foreign enemy. Startlingly, there is one survivor of the carnage.
For example, Mabel‘s brothers did not want her to be on her own when they moved out. Since they are all in debt, they try to convince her to go live with their married sister (Lawrence 455). This conflict between siblings shows that because she is a woman, she is seen as lesser than her brothers. It is suitable for the men in the family to live on their own and make a living but she needs to be taken care of. Another example occurs when Mabel has an internal conflict with herself when she attempts to drown herself in a lake (Lawrence 460).
They could go on an say that one of the female characters named Phoebe shows this unbiased novel because she is shown as an independent young girl who is seen as her brother Holdens supernatural aid. They can also show the nuns as another unbiased portrayal of women because of how kind hearted they are. Besides the faulty representation of the other women throughout the novel these two examples do go on and show a better portrayal of women. Even though the author decided to add these three characters it still does not make up for what he did with the other women characters and how he made them look. By him using these three “good” female characters readers might think that he is being equal with the men and women in the novel,but that is not the case.
How the woman thinks and treat their husband 's also varied because Marie’s life is very exciting, fun, and filled with compassion for those around her. Callie has a tougher outlook on life as she sees no wrong in teaching her children natural selection and pleasing her husband even though the relationship may