“Yet, it is true, each day I long for the sight of home”(Homer, 117-118), he tells Calypso. She responds to his confession by allowing him to leave, as Zeus wished. Odysseus builds a raft and enters Poseidon’s watery domain again. After being trapped by the beautiful nymph for so long, it is a testament to Odysseus’ loyalty to his wife and to Ithaca that he did not succumb to her
Right after a hurricane warning was issued at the Glades, all the townsfolk gather at Tea Cake’s house and prepare for a feast. Janie cooks the meal, just like she did in Eatonville, but in this case, Tea Cake stays with her and encourages her by praising her young looks. Though Janie cooks and stays in the house, she is not rangebound like she is in Eatonville. Home cooked fresh beans along with other drinks and nibbles are served and everyone has a ebullient and mirthful evening. This meal is truly exemplary of communion because everyone, including Janie takes part in the evening, is comfortable with each other, and has a good time together.
The people of Pylos are one of the greatest examples of people who show hospitality in the book because they interrupt a royal wedding to provide for the stranger, they then prepare him a whole meal and allow the stranger to stay for as long as he would like. The cyclopes, Polyphemus, is an excellent example of a character who does not show hospitality because he threatens, and even eats, some of Odysseus’
Looking for Alibrandi introduces Josephine Alibrandi and her Italian family celebrating a special occasion of called Tomato Day. This novel gives an understanding of the relationships between Josie and her family. Tomato day is a significant event because this is an Italian tradition when everyone comes together as a family and makes their special pasta and sauce. In chapter 19 in looking for Alibrandi Josie and her family hand pick the tomatoes to make the pasta sauce. The technique, tone shows us that Josie is embarrassed to be a part of Tomato Day.
For example, she would always try to have everything picture perfect and by the time her husband came home she would have the house clean, the table set, and dinner ready just to please him. “ She merely wanted to satisfy herself that each minute that went by made it nearer the time when he would be home. She was satisfied to sit quietly,enjoying his company after the long hours alone in the house,” (Dahl 1) In the beginning of the story Mary Maloney seems like this perfect housewife but sudden news creates some unexpected turns. As Patrick Maloney tells Mary that he is leaving her, he shows no emotion as if he had been feeling that way for a while but poor Mary became numb and every feeling and action went unfelt. Owing to the fact that she was so hurt, she to a lamb leg to the back of his head and there he went crashing onto the floor unable to move (Dahl 2).
In the Devil’s Arithmetic--both the book and the movie--Hannah, a young Jewish girl, begins the story by heading off to her Seder Dinner, much to her dismay. She doesn’t care much about her past, and she doesn’t want to remember what happened to the Jews. She greets her favorite aunt, Aunt Eva, at the door, and unenthusiastically goes along with the celebration, drinking too much wine and treating everyone with disrespect. When asked to go open the door for the prophet Elijah, Hannah reluctantly gets up and opens the door. In an instance, she is transported back in time to 1942, the peak of the Holocaust.
“Shortly after my sisters began to read the books, they grew restless and lost interest in darning socks and baking bread, and all of them eventually went to work as summer waitresses in the Sea Food Restaurant.” (MacLeod,2000,pg.5) The knowledge of the outside world leads the girls to a better life “None married a fisherman.” (MacLeod,2000,pg.8) The books helped the daughters break the chain that they were stuck in, the chain ‘of the sea’. “And then there came into my heart a very great love for my father and I thought it was very much braver to spend a life doing what you really do not want rather than selfishly following forever your own dreams and inclinations.”. This passage is where the son realizes that his father, similar to the girls was not ‘of the sea’, and wanted to escape too. “I would remain with him as long as he lived and we would fish the sea together. And he made no protest but only smiled through the cigarette smoke that wreathed his bed and replied, "I hope you will remember what you've said."
"Cadence" Christina asked, "what happens now?" "Well, all we can do is hope for the best until we know how this all happened," I told Christina. Owen walked over and thanked us for helping everyone get out safety and most importantly, him out. We all went back to my house and ate dinner and talked about what had happened. We all watched the news and saw each other on T.V and got all happy cause we had helped A LOT of people in those six hours.
As Offred deserted a bland meal, she hurried home to Commander Warren’s home. At the side of Ofwarren, whose labour pains precede Aunt Elizabeth's assisted delivery of baby Angela, Offred witnesses one of the more pleasant moments in an otherwise bleak series of scenarios. As the Handmaids chant encouragement, the Wives leave their banqueting and prepare Warren's Wife for the Birthing Stool, through which Ofwarren's child is born. This scene shows us the lack of care for a handmaid, as no emotion is shown to the birth giver, however she is still scene as a handmaid and this was one of her duties. In contrast to the loss of identity, Moira, who is seen at Jezebel’s, has a sense of self is maintained throughout
However, she finds peace at a restaurant and here she begins a conversation with the owner of the place who tells her about Zanzibar. Through their chat, she is enlightened in how the citizens view themselves as well as the problems they deal with on a daily basis in their country. Nevertheless, when the conversation is over, he too hands her a pamphlet and advertises his cousin’s snorkelling tour and as so, her teenage fairy tale dream
As Ruby attempts to answer them, Clemmy Sue and Estelle Louise sashay into the empty Diner making a beeline to their favorite booth and sit down. Whereupon, Estelle Louis promptly excuses herself, then scurry to the restroom. In a carefree manner, Ruby ambles over to the table and says in a cheerful voice, “Clemmy Sue, you’re a breath of pure sunshine on this dark and gloomy night. However, I’m a little curious about what brings you and Estelle Louise here in the middle of this outrages storm, besides my culinary skills and entertaining personality.” “Ruby tonight be Estelle Louise’s double nickel birthday.” “That calls for a celebration, I’ll bring her a free birthday cake, with unique candles, at the end of the meal.” “Bless your heart. Thank y’all kindly.” “Now, can I bring you and Estelle Louise some hot coffee to take the chill off?” “Yes, ma’am, please and thank y’all.” Ruby begins to stroll away, but Clemmy Sue stops her and says, “Oh, by the way Ruby, Imma wanting to be knowing if that Miss Ta Rot be here
Lucynell trust him and doesn’t see any wrong with him so the both come to an agreement of him marrying her daughter. After they married they went on their honeymoon. Stopping at a diner to feed his wife Shiftlet goes in and orders her food. Exhausted Lyucynell falls asleep on the table. The boy who serves his food tells him “She loos like an angel of Gawd”(“The Life You Save May Be Your Own”).
I loved walking into my home and smelling the fresh Peruvian dish my mom was cooking. That was all about to change. In 2009, Florida was struggling with unemployment and real estate issues. We moved to a small town near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania called Cranberry Township. We moved because my father’s job transferred
She grow up in the kitchen she find herself love to cook in the kitchen with Nacha who is the maid that take Tita as her own child love her more than Tita mom. One day in her family reunion Tita finally met with Pedro that was love at first sight he ask her to marry him. But,