IV.800). If Telemachus is murdered before he is even able to become a successful hero, it reflects negatively on Penelope’s ability to raise children because it shows that she is unable to raise a son worthy of being a hero. Instead of inquiring about how she may be able to prevent Telemachus’ death, Penelope is worried about how Telemachus’ death will represent her as a mother and her ability to raise children. Consequently, Penelope’s actions suggest that, in addition to being concerned over Telemachus, Penelope has personal issues that she is troubled by. Subsequently, a nurse, Eurycleia, comes to Penelope’s aid and advises her to pray to the Gods to help Telemachus.
However, Anna now has a greater reason to live, by replacing the Flying Avalons with the family she would risk her life to save. By finally realizing the dangers and limitations of the human body, she tries to avoid any further permanent damage to her body, such as her scarred hands. If she were to lose her balance and fall due to carelessness, she may recall her traumatising life-changing experience again. Additionally, Anna’s realization of limitations is displayed through her inability to see and move without restriction. Ultimately, although experiencing a tragedy can result in much suffering, it can also lead to the growth of one spiritually and
Grealy has fear of how people view about her illness that cause her appearance. In Mairs’s story, she tries not to get stressed from her illness and believes her disability can’t stop whatever she wants to do. In Grealy’s story, she realizes her appearance from the illness is not her fault, and decided stop caring about how she look. They suffer from their illnesses and society makes them feel uncomfortable about not being a normal. After all, they overcame with their illness and believe how they look doesn’t make any difference about who they really
Curley’s wife didn’t understand why they would never talk to her. Curley’s wife states “I get lonely’ she said ‘You can talk yo people, but I can’t talk to nobody but Curley else he gets mad. (Steinbeck 87) Curley’s wife mentions that she had met a man who was going to put her in the movies. That was her dream, the man had told her he would send her letter. Curley’s wife had never received the letter nevertheless blamed her mother for taking the letter.
Without the physical act of retaliation, there would be nothing to discuss. When discussing feminism, the theme that both The Awakening and A Doll’s House bring up, it can be argued that the women’s acts of rebellion were more harmful to their families than helpful. One factor unmentioned in the discussion of Edna and Nora’s rebellions are the families that both women left behind. Both Nora and Edna ultimately abandoned their children in an attempt to find a greater sense of self. Thus, Nora and Edna betray their obligation and duties as mothers.
She says, ‘“You want me to be someone I’m not!” I sobbed. “I’ll never be the kind of daughter you want me to be!”... “Is wish I wasn't your daughter”... “Too late to change this,” my mother said… “Then I wish I was dead! Like them!”... Alakazam!- her face went blank’ (Tan). In this instance, Amy hated what her mother was
It is as if her whole world changed in a blink of an eye, but despite the rapid change, she embraces it. She loves her child to an extent only a mother can imagine possible. She lives her life as if it is her job to protect her cub until the day she dies. To the hoaxers it makes sense that she would conspire to kill child just to show the world she can still act. Ultimately, arguing that the parents conspired to kill their own children is illogical due to lack of credibility of inferences and the strength of a parent of child
I'm fine. You're the one who needs help. Your values are all confused” (Walls ). While Jeannette is trying to help her mother and bring her back into her life, she's unwilling to receive the help. Instead, she would rather stay in a hopeless world planted her mind and rejects her daughter.
She watched her mother suffered and vow to never suffer that way. While we were talking about death, I asked her how she felt about death. In this stage, she started to think more about death due to her parents dying. She appear to be a strong women but you can clearly see it affected her a lot more than she lead on to be. Her relationship with her husband was not stable but for the sake of the children, they did decide to stay in the relationship.
In life, we are not guaranteed a long life or even a pain free life. The author talks about a very emotional decision that a young couple must make concerning their critically ill daughter and their journey of choosing to do everything possible to save her life but regrettable not being with her when she died. As the family and the medical team reflect on the life of Charlotte, the young little girl that died, many questions were asked. Did the medical team accurately assess the situation? Did they provide immediate lifesaving treatment?
But that in itself shows that their deaths control her actions and her feelings. The loss of those she wished to protect are what caused Najmah to avoid her triggers. Her rejection of those who could possibly help her heal from her PTSD shows the effects of pain she experienced. Losing her mother and baby brother not only left her alone, but it also is what kept her alone for much of her emotional journey. (CS) The extent to which Najmah loved her family is revealed in her reactions to anything that concerns them; by avoiding her triggers to protect herself, it demonstrates how immense the effect of losing them
Mary’s family should not authorize a hip replacement in her case because it seems as though her quality of life is detreating and that would only make her health worse before it gets better. She would need someone on watch 24/7 to make sure she does not hurt herself. But, if her family is willing to take on the added stress and risk in her condition then it is up to them, to make the decision. Mary is in no shape to make logical decisions on her own and if the family has just given up than the choice is left up to the medical staff and judge. But, on the flip side the family should be obligated to come together to help their mother no matter how hard it is to side by and watch the process take place.
This eventually led to a family member becoming so stressed and worn out from this ordeal that she had a stroke. The publicity could have been wonderful, but the press cared about the cells, and the cells only. The family had to protect the reputation of Henrietta as a person. They did not want her to be remembered solely for having the first immortal cells. Therefore, they did not talk to the press and kept to themselves until they were approached by the right person.
When she had an serious injury in the hospital, and she totally forgot about all the things before the accident, all the things he knew was her parent told her, she was curious about what they said, she wanted to find out by herself. She didn’t just lie on the bed and do nothing, she was trying to regain her memory. Even though she didn’t know it is good or bad, she tried many methods to find out what actually happened in the accident. Another main character in the story is Libby’s mother, the thing I don’t like about her is she didn’t tell the truth to her daughter, and lied to her. Libby’s mother lied to Libby that Libby hit someone who has been seriously injured, and Libby’s mother knew that that person is Libby’s friend Kasey.