And how Nea deals with this events. This story is written with the immature and unreliable 12-year old perspective. These two sisters have grown together all through their life’s, creating a strong bound, and the fact that her family and a “old guy” is taking away her sister is something she can’t stand. In the end Nea believes that she is saving Sourdi from Mr.Chhay and her mother. However what Nea does not understand in all her youth and idealism , is that sourdi does not want to be saved: She willfully accepts her fate and her marriage to Mr.Chhay because she finds financial stability and a secure future.
Sometimes the youngest people with the slightest amount of knowledge can be the significant role models to others. Jerry Spinelli openly displays this in the novel Milkweed by creating the protagonist, who happens to be one of the youngest characters in the novel, a character who creates some of the greatest impacts on others. Misha, an orphan has very little knowledge yet teaches those around him some of the wisest and most valuable things. Jerry spinelli truly exemplifies, People teach others so that others can teach people. Uri who acts as an older brother to Misha shows Misha how to look out for himself and how to also look out for others.
“But now her looks were gone and that was why she was always after Connie.” (Oates 614). Also, there is another opportunity for friendship within the family, between Connie and her sister, however, that is lost in their rivalry and hostility. “Her sister was so plain and chunky and steady that Connie had to hear her praised all the time – by her mother and her mother's sisters.” (Oates 614 ). Another reason why Connie why wants to be independent from her mother is because she does not want to be like her. “Her mother went scuffling around the house in old bathroom slippers…”( Oates 616).
The experiences people go through impact the way the see world and those around them. Children are raised by their parents and witnesses to the triumphs and failures. When the age comes many often question their parent’s decisions. Some may feel bitterness and contempt while others may feel admiration and motivation. The “Sign in My Father’s Hands” by Martin Espada conveys the feeling of being treated as a criminal for doing the right thing.
Like Water for Chocolate tells the story of Tita De La Garza the youngest daughter of a Mexican family. She falls in love with Pedro who eventually asks for her hand in marriage, but there was a problem. Due family tradition the youngest daughter is forbidden from getting married as she must care for her mother till she dies. Pedro then marries Tita’s sister Rosaura even though he still loves Tita. This caused many problems for the family as Tita’s emotions began to surface through her cooking bringing Pedro even closer to her.
He also says, “By investing in our ‘youth at risk’ today, does society not stand a better chance of a ‘higher yield’ tomorrow--an adult serving our community rather than rotting away in some jail?” (Pelzer 313). Foster care can help children learn and grow. “ [Foster] children may not be able to learn at the same rate as their peers and they may struggle with emotional difficulties” (thechildrenarewaiting.org). Foster children can be incredibly resilient, or they could just give up. Concerning Pelzer, one of his foster mothers said, “...he took it upon himself to carve out his future.
She graduates from medical school, marries a husband of good standing, has a beautiful family, and lives in the kind of home Helen and Ralph always envisioned for themselves, but her failure lies in how she ended up behind her white picket fence. She tried so hard to distance herself from her family-mindset and be her own individual in college, but even in her most rebellious phase Callie always felt attached and duty-bound to her family. She could not escape her upbringing and
That was when she found her two hundred dollars was gone” (Hurston 118). Janie had so quickly fallen for Tea Cake and because of her past with Joe, being abused, trusting that Tea Cake would return and have her money was difficult for her to wrap her brain around. In Janie’s past relationships, the men would not let her do any of the normal labor built for a man. She is to stay in the house and do what women were expected to do, clean and cook. Janie is eager to help outside and Tea Cake is the first guy to let her do so.
Women realizes that without work and salary had make them lost their confidence as an individual to pursuing a professional job because they don’t know their worth anymore. For example, the author state, “a Time magazine cover story on “The Case for Staying Home” and a “60 Minutes” segment devoted to a group of former mega-achievers who were, as the anchor Lesley Stahl put it, “giving up money, success and big futures” to be home with their children. (Warner, 2013) Women thought that by staying home will solve the relationship issues and that women will be recognized as a good mother, but O’Donnel’s experience proved this to be wrong. Women who are working, they value their self more and put their self in front of a lot of things like marriage and manage work related. Also woman is more in control of the relationship and income give woman freedom, power and confidence.
She always get a compliment from Amy even when she do something improperly so that brings Jane to be a mood,lack self-discipline and poor social skill person. After Amy decides to change her parenting style and let her children do things by themselves. When she says that she won’t cook breakfast and do homework for them anymore so the children were shocked and cannot immediately adapt to a situation. After that Amy realizes that what she did before is indirect hurting her children so she gradually change to raise them in an authoritative style. She still give a compliment to her children but only when they do something really impressive not as always as in the past.