Virginia Euwer Wolff presents the struggles faced by a teenage mother, Jolly, who is raising two children on her own in the novel, Make Lemonade. The story follows the life of a fourteen-year-old high school student, LaVaughn, who is looking for a job. LaVaughn finds a flyer for “babysitter needed bad,” inquires, and lands the job. The author portrays LaVaughn as ambitious, but gentle. LaVaughn plays a pivotal role in the lives of Jolly and her two children, Jeremy and Jilly, as she fulfills the job of babysitter.
The indistinctness of the characters allows the reader to put themselves into the story and to feel the building aggressive tension. Though vague on the couple’s situation, Carver provides the reader many symbolic clues to interpret what’s really transpiring, despite the separating couple’s lack of meaningful communication. In “Popular Mechanics”, the acrimony of a breakup is marked by the symbolic use of lighting, a baby (picture), and tugging hands; designed to connote the despair, selfishness, and conflict undergone, when love is lost. Generally, the exterior and interior shift of light towards darkness represents the loss of love and relationship, and the couple’s despair. The change in light also serves as a forewarning to the swift turn from anger and apathy towards a menacing violence “.
In paragraph six chapter two of the novel it states “With one sweep of my arm, I push her behind me. ‘I volunteer!’ I gasp. ‘I volunteer as tribute!’.” Even after volunteering for the games she was still looking after her sister and how her sister can survive This is shown on Page thirty-six paragraph one ” My sister and my mother come first. I reach out to Prim and she climbs on my lap, her arms around my neck, head on my shoulder, just like she did when she was a toddler. My mother sits beside me and wraps her arms around us.
In conclusion, either way, both women are extremely a selfish human being, especially Abigail because she looks out for own need only. But as for Elizabeth, her character change from being cold to noble and sincere when Elizabeth began to help John Proctor into confessing; telling him to forgive him, and she won’t judge him. Author Miller explains that women can be selfish when it comes to love. Also, it illustrates how a small amount of women’s selfishness can hurt tons of people. All women just want to keep all the love, they don 't like sharing, honestly, whether the choice is right or wrong, it’s what make them happy and feel secure even selfishness kills everyone.
To his surprise, this presents Horner with an "alternate economy of feminine desire” (Burke 237). Feminine desire, which is largely ignored in patriarchal society, forces Horner to humanize the women he’s talking to instead of treating them as a commodity. In fact, the women get defensive when Horner brings up the issue of payment. This commodification of women paints them as very one-dimensional. Additionally, Dainty speaks of embarrassment, “we blush when they are shame-faced” (Wycherley 1189).
Blanche clearly used this word out of ignorance to talk down to Stanley. It seems she does this so she feels better about herself and her failures in life. Stella notices Blanche’s anxiety and states, “You seems a little bit overwrought or something.” (Williams 1783). Blanche responds with concern that Stanley may not like her. Blanche is certainly hoping to be accepted but is expecting the worst.
But one can try to be perfect. This is how the story of Bethany Miller becomes perfect. This is the story of a girl who becomes an image of almost complete self perfection. She starts out with no character or shape of personality. Most people are like that, Fake and undeveloped.
Ironically, whenever the pair is left to their own devices, they choose to remain subject to their circumstances. Evidently, Stoppard portrays minor characters as being content in their state of obedience and
Edward Rochester is a talented man; what he lacks in beauty he makes up for in other areas. Jane describes Rochester’s appearance as having “stern features and a heavy brow; his eyes and eyebrows looked ireful and thwarted” (Bronte 214). Even though Jane is no beauty herself, she still critiques others appearance, but she does not judge them for it. After his bad first impression and ugliness, Rochester decides to treat Jane with the highest level of respect that she has seen in her entire life. After some light conversations, Rochester has found himself in love with Jane because of her mind.
The three narrators show Caddy through their stream of consciousness. They use incomprehensible ideas, fragments, inner monologue and flashback to highlight her central part in the novel. Caddy’s character is presented from childhood to Maturity through her relationships with her siblings. The childhood of Caddy is shown mostly in Benjamin’s part. She is presented as a rebellious brave, caring and loving sister.