John is a victim of snow or his wife’s betrayal? Had John not returned that night as he did, and the if story were to continue, would Ann have made amends? Or would she have continued to some extent with Steven? The sudden termination of the story fails to reveal both what John's motivations were, and what Ann's future holds. The end also makes the moral and themes of the story high interpretative for the readers.
One time Anne appreciates her life even in the scariest times is when she is in the “Secret Annexe” and begins to admire Peter deeply. She finds herself falling in love with the shy boy. Anne explains, “ I must live on and pray to God that he will let Peter cross my path when I come out of here and that when he reads the love in my eyes…” (135) Anne knows the situation her and her family are in and still believes she will be happy again in the future. She knows that the war will pass and she will lock hearts with Peter, again. Next, Anne has always been passionate about what she wants for herself.
Nevertheless, the winter brings forth a new set of isolation in which Ann is completely alone with no other source of human contact for a long period of time. As an example, “It was the silence weighing upon her−the frozen silence of the bitter fields and sun-chilled sky−lurking outside as if alive…mile deep between her now and John” (137). With Ann stressing over the distance between her husband and herself, it is evident
Anne shows us through determination and hard work, life may not end up with the happy ending you expected. Instead life can finish in something completely different but as good. Anne needed to show people that she was more than her title and family background. Anne’s family were expecting her to be to be ‘perfect’ so she could be married into a good family. Trying to please your parents is one of the hardest struggles a teenager could face.
In the story, The Painted Door by Sinclair Ross, the protagonist, Ann suffers from many mental issues caused by isolation and depression. She is first revealed as a farmer’s wife, insisting her husband, John to stay with her during a storm, but John ultimately makes the decision to leave and visit his father. This act made Ann feel insignificant because she felt that she is “as important as” John’s “father”. This is the not the first time John was not there when Ann needed him most, seven years married and he “scarcely spoke a word” during meals. Ann who is his wife and the only living person within a “2 mile” radius is constantly rejected the simplest freedoms and of all people, her husband.
Interracial marriages are notorious for failure, according to her husband. He also expresses his hostility for foreigners to wed, again because they come from different backgrounds. After he pours the dishes back into the sink because of improper cleaning, Ann cuts her finger. Her husband hurries to get materials to sterilize the cut and rushes to her aid. In hopes of the conversation coming to an end, he tells Ann to go and relax.
In Annie John by Jamaica Kincaid, the author uses thematic symbols such as “the black thing” and Annie and her mother seeing “eye to eye” to guide the reader to a position where it is clear to see that Annie and her mother do not have the same, sweet relationship they used to have. Overtime, Kincaid develops the story in such a way where it is easy to see that the relationship between Annie John and her mother begins to go downhill and is not the same as it was in the beginning of the novel. Annie clearly begins to despise her mother as she realizes that her mother is not treating her like the little girl she used to be. In this passage of Annie John, the use of “the two black things” provides a clear example of how the Annie John and her mother are very similar, yet they are never able to retain a good relationship because there is space between them. Throughout the novel, there are many circumstances where Annie wants to be loved and treated like a child by her mother, however, her mother treats her in a different manner than what she expects.
Anne says this because she believes that everyone is good at heart, but some people just decide to show a bad side. This is really a shame because this teenage girl is still happy and living happily while Hitler and the Nazi’s decide to put people that are not up to their expectations into a concentration camp. Anne was a very upspirted girl and was always positive. Anne always would try to spread positivity by being so nice and kindhearted. In the Anne Frank The Diary play by Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett, Anne gives everyone gifts for Hanukkah when they are in hiding, she made the gifts by herself.
Annie is still learning the steps of life and is making it more complicated for herself by being in an emotional relationship with a guy named Ted, who is using her for sexual activities. Annie is slightly insecure that her best friend is getting married before she can even get her life together, but tries to act like she is not jealous
They make one story to become the only story (Adichie:2009). In the speech with the same name, Adichie questions the ideas such as the potential of a single narrative to create stereotypes. Also, how the importance of bringing different several stories of representation to inform about the urgency of the search for knowledge, about the proper understanding of the 'other ' cultures not only about the West and European culture and literature. The speech talks as well about the issue of power that is closely connected to the construction of the single story. The stories have been used to expropriate and label, but can also be used to empower and humanize.