She didn’t want her parents to find out about a disease she knew she had because she didn’t want to face the consequences. The author uses a metaphor in paragraph 14 to describe her actions, and it says, “As I moved my chair a little nearer suddenly with one catlike movement both her hands clawed instinctively or my eyes and she almost reached them too.” This illustrates the levels the young girl was willing to go so that her parents won’t find out about her diphtheria. The doctor was trying to do his job, but the young girl was making it hard for him because she didn’t want to face the consequences. The short story by William Carlos William, the “Use of Force”, was a story about a young girl who refused to tell her parents the truth. She wanted to avoid the consequences, but little did she know that lying has consequences in general.
Therefore, Thirteen Reasons Why is a book about people changing and realizing the importance of life and how small talk can hurt someone and push them to that breaking point. Hannah’s ways of showing everyone what she went through were the tapes. It was a harsh realization, but she got her point across and that’s what she intended to do. Although it was too late to do anything about it, it gave some people closure and others left guilty of what they did or what they could’ve
. Lady Macduff's sentiments in regards to her spouse's unannounced way out is shown is this scene. Macduff did not tell his wife everything, dissimilar to Macbeth, whose wife was his 'accomplice in wrongdoing' and whose counsel he took in everything. Macduff escaped giving his wife no former explanation. This gave her the full right to feel frustrated about herself and her child's future.
While there is stigma associated with visible illnesses, like Updike's psoriasis, there are also invisible mental illnesses. In Sylvia Plath's The Bell Jar, Esther is cautious of everyone around her, including her doctor and her very own mother. Right when she walks into his office, Esther doesn't trust Doctor Gordon," I hated him the minute I walked in through the door,"(Plath 128).Esther does not believe that this man will help her in any way because of her built up thoughts, "Then I thought, how could this Doctor Gordon help me anyway,"(Plath 129). Since Gordon does not fit Esther's imagine of what she wants the perfect Doctor to be , she doesn't trust him enough to tell him what's wrong. Esther even attempts removes her mother from her
Because of this, her social life is unstable. She finds herself yelling when she should not, isolating herself from the world and even disassociating herself at work. Lisa used to be an extrovert, the life of the party. She yearns for the life she had before the rape. She is hesitant to seek help, due to the lack of support the system provides to rape victims that are not minors, but she knows all these effects could have been avoided if she went to therapy.
Stealing is like robbing your innocence from your life. The short story “Ashes” is a story about a divorced mom and dad with a daughter named Ashleigh. During the story it goes through the challenges the family faced. Ashleigh is faced with a big challenge: whether she should steal the 200 dollars from her mom for her dad or, not steal the money for her dad. Ashleigh did not take the money because her mom is a good role model, she knew her dad is not a good person, and she knew that stealing is not right.
Once again, the narrator was told that she couldn’t do something because John said so. During this time, the narrator’s condition has gotten worse because she is seeing things in the wallpaper. “And it is like a woman stooping down and creeping about behind that pattern.” (315). The narrator noticed this change in the wallpaper as her condition worsen. However, she decides to keep this a secret from John and his sister, Jennie because she is too wise.
It was highly expected for the women to obey either their husbands or father’s decisions. At that point in time women weren 't as well respected, men were always the most dominant. Julia Alvarez could portray that otherwise by the four sisters showing women 's self-worth and righteousness. Minerva was unhesitant about women 's right she was first to join against Trujillo. Each sister had strong characteristics to show their willingness to not give up on a better life for them and their children.
It becomes apparent in the very first Act that Abigail is not a trustworthy character. She is willing to throw blame at anyone to deflect the suspicion from herself, or even to gain something she wants. I suppose in some ways Abigail could be seen as a tragic character, but her manipulative nature sure makes it difficult to sympathize with her. She is willing to hang an innocent woman in her delusion that this will somehow result in John Proctor realizing his love for her. He has made it clear multiple times he has moved on and wishes to not see her but - of course - Abigail only persists.
Abusive relationships are toxic and dangerous. However, most people rarely recognize whether or not a relationship is abusive unless the victim is getting physically hurt by the abuser. That is the reason why many people never realize that they, themselves, are in an abusive relationship, and Malala is one of those people. Malala is abused by her best friend, Moniba, who likely is not even aware that she is being abusive, but that does not excuse any of her actions. The most glaringly obvious sign that Moniba is an abusive friend is the fact that “She doesn’t like me [Malala] talking to other girls,” (Malala 77).