Kit went to court when she helped another non-Puritan women named Hannah Tupper flee the town. Kit is then sentenced to court and Prudence defends her. Goodwife Cruff says her daughter is to dumb to go to school when Prudence claims that Kit secretly taught her to read. Prudence then proved this and her mother said she was bewitched. In The Witch of Blackbird Pond, People are afraid of things they do not understand, as told by the Puritans accusing Hannah and Kit, and Goodwife Cruff accusing
A short story called “Everyday Use” is written by Alice Walker. The main character of the short story Mama is the narrator. It consists of a mother and her two daughters experiencing a change in their normal behavior during this story. The mother had a permanent change in character by refusing to let Dee have the quilts she was asking for. The character Mama decided that she had enough of her eldest daughter Dee(Wangero) getting whatever she wanted while her youngest daughter Maggie stood by in fear.
In her teen years, Twyla works at a Howard Johnson’s where she re-encounters Roberta for the first time and thinks to herself that, “She made the big girls look like nuns” (Morrison,35). Later in the story, she marries James Benson, a man she describes as “comfortable as a house slipper” (Morrison,50), and has one child with whom she names Joseph. According to Smith Narrative Journal, Later in the story, Twyla realizes she is not happy with her marriage and according to Litcharts, “She is saddened by the “racial strife” that emerges in Newburgh over the issue of busing, although she does not have a strong opinion on the topic.” Although she seems not to have a strong opinion on the topic she ends up joining the opposing protesters, creating signs based on her and Roberta’s relationship to get her attention which Roberta ultimately ignores. Roberta- Roberta is the other
Upon the revelation that the Hutchinson household has been selected for the lottery, Hutchinson’s attitude automatically shifts. The confidence she once had to be late to the lottery, show up not dressed to society’s standards and dominate her husband leaves the second she realizes she is at risk. She immediately ridicules Mr. Summers for not giving her husband enough time to select his paper despite his years of experience conducting the ritual. In her manic state she attempts to save herself at her own daughters risk when she yells “There’s Don and Eva… Make them take their chance!” (Jackson 4). Tessie puts her own daughter under the bus in attempt to save herself.
But this doesn’t just appear once in the story. When Ashputtle flees the celebration one night to avoid her family, she leaves behind a shoe. This shoe is then picked up by the prince, who then searches throughout the entire kingdom for the owner of the beautiful shoe so that he can marry her. When he arrives at Ashputtle’s home, the stepmother insists that her two daughters cut off parts of their feet to try to fit their wide and unsightly
I remember you wearing it once.” Rachel just goes along with the teacher says without standing up or herself. Now Rachel feels even worse than before because Mrs.Price puts the sweater on her desk for all the students to see. This illustrates how her day got worse when she was crestfallen and prevents her from kstand ping up for herself and as a outcome she suffers from embarrassment, and negative consequences. As Rachel bashfulness gives rise to an embarrassing and mortification situation, enventate at the end of the story. In her internal dialogue she enounces, “Today I'm eleven.
Ms. Honey, her school teacher invited Matilda over to her house to have a chat. She then tells Matilda a story of how bad her aunt treated her as a child, and Ms. Honey later reveals that her aunt is Mrs. Trunchbull (evil mistress.) Matilda was so distraught at the story, so she decided Mrs. Trunchbull needed to be taught a lesson. The next week at school, Mrs. Trunchbull walked in and Matilda used her powers to defeat the wicked headmistress. Mrs. Trunchbull passed out and never returned to school.
The child’s inability to make a decision can be one of the most annoying things for any parent to endure. One moment the child refuses to take an offered item, but the next moment they are begging for it. Dee is the epitome of a fence-sitter. Readers see examples of Dee doing this twice: “She pins on my dress a large orchid, even though she had told me once that she thinks orchids are tacky flowers” (Walker). And again: “… I had offered Dee (Wangero) a quilt when she went away to college.
Miss Adela Strangeworth as suggested by her name is an offbeat character in this story. This movement often includes mystery, Miss Strangeworth writes anonymous letters to people in her own community. Miss Strangeworth doesn’t “concern herself with the facts” in the letters she likes to include more “negotiable stuff of suspicion”. She writes a letter to Mrs. Foster who is having an operation next month, Miss Strangeworth composed this letter with the intention of scaring the women, the letter included phrases such as, “they’re only human… Suppose the knife slipped.” Miss Strangeworth wants to rid her town of “evil lurking nearby”, but she is the bearer of evil in “her town” by writing these letters telling everyone what they’re doing wrong. She brings the evil upon herself by writing these hateful notes, in the
And I hope she’ll be a fool-that’s the best thing a girl can be in this world, a beautiful little fool” (Fitzgerald 17). Daisy proclaims this line while speaking privately to her cousin Nick about the birth of her daughter. Her emotional words help reveal the harsh divide between males and females in the early 1920’s. Daisy had been subject to the male-dominated society since her birth, and is dismayed that her daughter will have to endure those same struggles. She is certain that her daughter’s intelligence will go unappreciated as hers did, and that her daughter’s frivolous nature and beauty will instead be embraced.
Jawanna was a bully for example she bullied a young girl named Maria. Jawanna was the biggest and meanest girl in the grade Maria was just a sweet normal and innocent girl. Meanwhile Jawanna took stuff from Maria broke her pencil ate her brownie and made her do her homework anytime she wanted. She always bullied Maria, then one day outside Jawanna walks up to Maria and try’s to scare her into doing her homework, but Maria stands up for herself by telling her no. Jawanna wasn’t used to people standing up to her so she pushes Maria into the wood chips Ms. McMillan sends her to the office Jawanna walks off with her head hung low.