Marion a real estate secretary is on the run after stealing $40,000 from her boss. She steals the money because she wants to get married to her boyfriend Sam but since they can’t afford to, Marion decides to steal money that her boss gave her to deposit in the bank. Her run away to California(where her boyfriend lives) is interrupted by a heavy rainstorm.
John Kennedy Toole’s A Confederacy of Dunces depicts the grotesque Ignatius J. Reilly as he waddles through the streets of 1960 New Orleans. In the beginning of the novel, Ignatius is the passenger of a car crash piloted by his mother, Irene Reilly, who drunkenly crashes into the front of a building which launches them into severe debt. Mrs. Reilly, who is becoming increasingly frustrated with the sporadic behaviors of Ignatius, decides her son must finally get a job to help pay off the damages of car crash.
Brent made a bad decision one night and began to drunk drive with suicidal thoughts. He got into a car crash hoping to kill himself but instead killed a girl named Lea. When Brent's actions (car crash) affected ones family he had to pay a restitution. Brent had a meeting with Lea’s mother and she decided on the restitution for Brent to go to the four corners of the USA and put a whirligig up. With his new journey Brent starts new because the people he comes in contact with, don't know his backstory.
In the book, To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee, Scout and Jem Finch live in the small town known as Maycomb, Alabama during the Great Depression. Over time, Scout learns about the town’s true identity. She and Jem are forced to work for Mrs. Dubose, an old woman who seems to hate children. Accompanying this, Scout and Jem are stuck fearing the lunatic who only comes out from his rickety old home at night, Boo Radley. Atticus Finch, Jem and Scout’s father, was appointed as a lawyer to help defend Tom Robinson, a struggling black man who was framed for abusing Mayella Ewell.
Speech Sounds 1) Summary A mysterious disease has swept across the nation and deprived many of their abilities of communication; speeches, literacy, as well as the lives of numerous people were lost. Rye, after the death of her family to the disease, was making a trip to Pasadena out of loneliness and desperation in search of her remaining relatives. While riding on the bus Rye encountered Obsidian, a man dressed in police uniform trying to restore peace in a society where miscommunication led to violence and government was obsolete.
Four long and heartbreaking days after Cari’s death, Candace was still in pain. She finally made up her mind to do something to avenge her daughter’s useless death. She immediately quit her job and used her savings to fund Mothers Against Drunk Drivers. Mrs. Lightner joined with Cindi Lamb another mother whose daughter had been hit by a drunk driver. The duo made their way to Washington, D.C. to tell others about the dangers of Driving Drunk.
Nanny who has been Janie’s caretaker has several hopes and dreams for her granddaughter. Nanny is not entirely perfect at her job of raising Janie, since her dreams for her are clouded by her own scarring experiences. Nanny attempts to insure a better life for Janie by forcing her to marry Logan Killicks, an old and wealthy man. Blinded by her own dreams, hopes, and desires, Nanny makes many impositions on Janie, “Have some sympathy fuh me. Put me down easy, Janie, Ah’m a cracked plate” (Hurston 20).
Furthermore, Feminist Criticism provides a better view of literature because it shows that women can be powerful. When Emilia finds out that her husband has been plotting an evil plan she says,” Tis proper I obey him, but not now”(Othello V.2.195). Emilia refuses to help her husband after she finds the cruel intentions he has despite the expectation of women always being submissive to their husbands. Women also have a voice and feelings, they are capable of defying their husbands commands when they know what he expects is simply wrong. In a literary article,The Role of Women in Othello: A Feminist Reading states that,” Society weighs heavily on the shoulders of women; they feel that they must support the men and defer to them, even if the actions of the men are questionable” (Literary Articles).
The movie shows the true story of Michael Oher (Quinton Aaron), a homeless teenager who had a rough childhood as he didn’t know his father and in the other hand his mother was addicted to drugs. He was in and out of foster homes and at times living on the streets. Leigh Anne (Sandra Bullock) the mother of a Wingate High School student, and wife of the owner of several Taco Bell, finds out about Michael’s situation and invites him to stay the night at their home after finding him siting under the rain without a safe place to spend the night. After a close relationship develops between Leigh Anne family and Michael, she makes her personal mission to make sure Michael has everything he needs emotionally and academically. At the end after a successful college football campaign Michael was drafted by the Baltimore Ravens in the first round in 2009, fulfilling all his goals and dreams.
The movie Visions is a Horror film that tells of a couple, newly pregnant Eve and her husband Daniel, that just moved into a new house in wine country. The move was stimulated by a recent car crash Eve was involved in, which unfortunately resulted in the death a newborn baby in the other car. Eve feels terrible about the crash takes it upon herself to bear the blame, even though it was proved the crash wasn 't her fault. All of this leads to Eve falling into a deep depression which then results in her being put on heavy anti depressants. Eve However, fights out of this bitter state by deciding to get pregnant, get off her medication and move to a new place.
Rosemary Almond was a housewife that was abused by her husband, Derek Almond. Throughout the book we saw that she really loved her husband, but because of the stress that her husband was going through with the terrorist on the loose and the pressure from the leader he was mean and abusive towards her. She played one of the damsels in distress in the book because she was in situations where she needed to be rescued. First by her husband who abused her and almost shot her, but decided not to because the gun was not loaded. We can see that he hurt her badly in panel 6, page 65 where there was a red spot on her clothes because he slapped her and hit her for asking for them to be intimate.
The discontent once again becomes apparent directly before the occurrence of the mortality-inducing car crash that killed Tom’s lover, especially demonstrated with Daisy’s venomous comment to Tom, “‘you’re revolting’”(131). By making this remark, Daisy made indisputably clear the negative sentiments she harbored for her husband. The Buchanan marriage seemed to be crumbling, the romantic facade appeared to finally breaking down to reveal the couple’s incompatibility. Overall, Daisy and Tom’s marriage was a hasty decision that led to both the individuals’ dissatisfaction. Due to her wealth, Daisy especially felt pressured by societal expectations to sacrifice her optimism in order to maintain her position in the Jazz Age hierarchy.
Hope after her first outburst, continues to describe moments of her parenting situation where she feels angry. She talks about how her husband had to take many flights and having no time to spend with her. Edelman after describing the situations she was put in states that she felt as if she “was the whole damn circus” (53) to her family and she never had time for herself. Edelman’s tone of disgust reasserts the anger she continues to feel. By using coarse language (damn), Edelman can portray the large effect co-parenting had on her anger.
Death ends the story by telling us about Liesel Meminger 's death, how she has dwelled a long life in Sydney with her husband, three children, and many grandchildren. Finally, all along The Book Thief was
As we walked inside the dirty, salt stench, of a theme park, My sister started going nuts wanting to ride everything. My parents told her to wait a minute while they got themselves situated. Finally the part of the trip I was dreading the most, the part where I had to go ride the blue streak. The line wasn 't too long so we decided to go. I sat in the car with my sister, which by the way was a little bigger then me, so the bar that came across our lap only went up to my stomach.