Even though the death she is experiencing is not that of a beloved or close one, she is nevertheless very shaken in comparison to the man who brings the sudden news:” ‘Dead when they picked him up,’ said Godber`s man with relish.” (343). Further confused with her sister`s reaction, Laura is on the verge of calling off the garden party. She is clearly struggling with the idea of offending the family:” ‘But we can`t possibly have a garden party with a man dead just outside the front gate.’ ” (343). Laura has to come in terms with death and what it means to her but is still far from realization. Even though she is continuously stating “‘I don`t understand...’” (345) no answer is given to her.
In the poem, the author does not appreciate herself. She seems to have no confidence in her writing as she describes her mind as feeble. Also in the second line, she says that after the birth, the child did not stick with her. The book that she wrote was taken by her friends and exposed to the new environment. All she hoped is that the book did not fall into the hands of critics.
Cornelia new confidence comes after a long time of insecurity much was which was caused by a feeling of unimportance from her family . “I blom a little more from the spot deep inside myself. I am a chrysanthemum, a late bloomer, a fall bloomer, a bloomer nonetheless”(Fusco 155). Her confidence makes her accept herself and allows her to do many things she was too scared to do before. This empowers her making her a transformed person.
To have somebody lay down the law, set the limits, give something solid to stand on. That’s what we all want, really.” (Hinton 116) This shows that the Socs have the stereotype of being spoiled, wealthy, and privileged. However, most Socs hate their stereotype of being spoiled and attempt dangerous and illegal acts to anger their parents to stop their pampering. The parents of the Socs believe that it is their fault for their sons and daughters acting that way causing the Socs to think that the parents do not care about them. Therefore, both Greasers and Socs were trapped and forced to accept stereotype
Lost and lonely within herself the mothers perspective is mirrored back to her through an unexpected meeting of an ex love as she “feign indifference to a casual nod”, as he sees her in her dejected state. Remember expresses a genuine request of happiness to continue in the lives of those left behind in contrast to In the Park where the mother is insincere in her words to mask the truth to
It is imperative that one should not be controlled because of a desire to impress others. Apparent in the beginning stages of the short story, Connie despises her sister, June, for the glory she receives for being the reliable child. She hates her mother for liking her sister more than her,
Man made God in his own image.” (Munro in Lives of Girls and Women 189) She feels shy by the lustful feelings of Mr. Chamberlain who misbehaved with Del by offering a glass of whisky is a clear cut example for the sexual exploitation of women in the society. She tries very hard to protest the physical assault on her but she could not get
She cannot constrain herself to the artificial behavior of those part of it. After being disgraced from the social circle, Lily could’ve easily used the letters to expose Bertha and reclaim her name. However, even though Bertha has antagonizes her throughout the novel, she cannot compel herself to do such a thing and burns the letters in Seldon’s fireplace. Lily’s righteousness also prevents her from finding a suitable husband-- the only way in which she can rise to the upper class. She refuses to participate in a loveless marriage that only acts as a business relation.
Because he is critical of the exploitation of his girl’s feelings concerning the continuation of unbalanced relationship. Which is making him more selfish and he does not to have any responsibilities. Also, the reader is also left with a great doubt, as there is no solution. Jig is a Spanish pregnant girl, and she is about to have an abortion. She seems young because she is depending on a careless man.
This speech reveals to us that not only is Hamlet incredibly dismal over his fathers death and the wedding, but he holds a very low opinion of himself. Not only is he so upset that he contemplates suicide, he also compares himself as opposite Hercules, who is heroic and strong. Hamlet also reflects greatly on the theme of corruption. He reveals the corruption of his uncle who is a unfit for old Hamlet 's crown and has married his brothers wife without properly grieving for his brother. Hamlet also explains his mothers corruption as she appeared to be in love with Hamlet 's father yet was corrupt in her quick remarriage with little grief for her fallen love.
She asks her sister, “Shall we not perish wretchedest of all, / If in defiance of the law we cross / A monarch 's will?” (_Antigone). Even when compared with the dishonorable deaths of her family members, Ismene believes that going against the will of a monarch is worse. Ismene is the polar opposite of Antigone, she is complacent and law abiding where Antigone defies the law in accordance with her own values. This has taught her that she and Antigone are “weak women, [...], Not framed by nature to contend with men” (_Antigone). As the case of Ismene shows, faith in law, and the following the societal expectations, creates someone who is largely complacent.