After researching Louise Erdrich 's life and reading “The Red Convertible”, the best literary elements of the short-story are the car in general, the raging waters, and the boots filling up with water to drown Henry. Louise Erdrich was the child of Ralph Louis and Rita Joanne who had both affiliated with the Bureau of Indian Affairs. Her writing abilities and storytelling came from her family. Around eight years old, everybody in her family from her grandparents to her parents told her stories of how it had been on the Indian reservation during The Great Depression. Her father would mainly tell her stories of his relatives and the previous towns he used to live in.
Louise Erdrich, author of “The Red Convertible,” is the daughter of a German-American father and a Chippewa Indian mother. They were both employed at the Bureau of Indian Affairs boarding school and from an early age, Louise was encouraged by her father to write stories. She says that “my father used to give me a nickel for every story I wrote” (Madden 241). After years of writing, Louise received the National Book Award for Fiction in 2012 for her novel “The Round House.” “The Red Convertible” follows the brotherhood of Lyman Lamartine and Henry Junior and illustrates the symbolization of the red convertible. These brothers followed closely in each other’s footsteps and were always together.
Without hesitation, Mariam’s father, Jalil, urges her to get married to a random shoemaker named Rasheed. Time passes by and the author gives us details about the multiple types of abuse that Rasheed inflicts on Mariam. Soon Laila is introduced in part two of the story as an innocent young girl who is determined to accomplish her educational goals. She, however, quickly becomes a victim of neglect from her mother. Nevertheless, she feels content about the support she has from her father and her friends, mainly, her best friend named Tariq, who seems to somehow become a part of her and consume all of her thoughts.
With the mindset Maya had she was always qualified to come up with things to write about. Maya was born in St. Louis, Missouri on April 4, 1928, as Marguerite Ann Johnson (Moore). At the age of three her parents split apart. As a single parent Maya’s mother couldn’t take care of her and her brother Bailey
She not only favors Jacob, but also plays an important role in implementing His plan for her sons and fulfilling His prophecy. When she is pregnant with the twins, Rebekkah faces discomfort in her womb and addresses this to God. In response, God reveals His unconventional prophecy of Jacob, the younger son, dominating over Essau, “One people shall be mightier than the other, And the older shall serve the younger” (GEN, 25:22). Interestingly, the birth-order of her sons does not seem too significant as they are twins. However, as Rebekkah’s sons differ significantly in their personalities and skills, Essau is physically strong and muscular while Jacob is intelligent and witty, God’s prophecy about them may indicate a different form of dominance, independent of birth order.
“Saying something important to me, but holding the little boy’s hand”. To Florens, this shows that her mother is choosing her brother instead of her. However, in the end, her mother explains the reasons why she insists with giving Florens to Jacob. She sees the need of sex for her daughter in Senhor’s eyes. As shown through “You caught Senhor’s eye”.
The Red Tent was published in 1997 and written by Anita Diamant. Anita was born in 1951 in Brooklyn New York, but she grew up in Newark, New Jersey until the age of 12, when her family moved to Denver, Colorado. She graduated from Washington University in St. Louis with a degree in comparative literature and earned a Master’s in American literature from Binghamton University in New York. She has been a journalist for magazines, and newspaper. She has written several other books, including the Jewish Wedding Now, Good Harbor and The Boston Girl.
Romeo expresses his new found feelings for Juliet even more poetically that he did for Rosaline, with his unexpected change of heart, he proves that his "love" for Rosaline was just infatuation One of the main themes in Romeo and Juliet is love, and possibly the best example of this concerns Juliet. We first meet her when love is distant from her wits. She is very innocent and quiet, with both her mother and the Nurse reminding the audience she is 13 years old. However, within minutes of meeting Romeo she has been kissed twice, and even tells him he kisses 'by th 'book ' , sensing he is either lacks passion or an expert The true love of Romeo and Juliet is the most powerful by far. Romeo and Juliet only had to glance at each other and it was love at first sight.
He watches and describes three girls in details and uses beautiful words. Sammy’s description of girls is full of feminine beauty of aesthetic significance. Sammy is 19 years old. It is natural thing that he is interested about girls’ figures. His eager to a new life and beauty makes him finally do the regretful decision.
“When I saw you I fell in love, and you smiled because you know,” – William Shakespeare. In Sylvia Plath’s novel, The Bell Jar, she writes about a girl named Esther Greenwood and her love interest, Buddy Willard. At first, Esther likes Buddy because he seems to be the perfect guy for her to marry. He is athletic, intelligent, and handsome. As time passes, Esther sees Buddy’s true colors and she no longer loves him.