He believes that the grandmother longs to have morals. Nevertheless, she does not realize her lack of personal intersection until meeting The Misfit. It is commonly assumed that the family each lack a component of personal intersection, a critical component in socialization. Ultimately, the grandmother was killed due to her lack of personal morals even after facing death through meeting the
Instead, Brother is brainwashed with pride and forgets Doodle’s true capabilities which eventually overwhelms Doodle. Mama and Daddy should have spoken to Brother to remind him that Doodle is a fragile individual. The incident of Doodle’s death would not have occurred if the parents had taken into account, Doodle feeling feverish, being pale and having several nightmares. They did not choose to take the right actions such as, asking Doodle what is going or not sending Brother and Doodle to Old Woman Swamp even after knowing that the weather might be bad. Overall, Mama and Daddy are the ones to blame for Doodle’s death not the
The defining moment in David’s inevitable demise is not when he steals the $100 his mother refuses to lend him, but the “altercation, noisy and bitter between this mother and son” as David’s predicament is a clear representation of his mother’s “mismanagement”, though she never takes responsibility for being the source of sin for her children (84). As the altercation continues, Mrs. Wilson’s focus remains on Martha’s death and her not being chosen or saved by Christ, but David becomes quite hostile voices his plans behind his mother’s back to obtain the funds she refused to provide. While one could expect that David would meet his punishment for stealing, but as seen with Elvira, Jane is once again the scapegoat for the children’s crimes despite her insistence that she had nothing to do with the latest scandal within the Wilson household. When it comes to this event, Mrs. Wilson’s behavior is very hostile towards Jane and I believe that this was an overcompensation for the grief she felt at the realization of her child’s sinful behavior, his corruption. It becomes evident that Mrs. Wilson’s egocentric behavior only worsens near the novel’s end, when David finally succumbs to
This theme is subtly shown throughout the story, but becomes more apparent after the main event, the slaughter. After Date Bed is presumed missing, Mud, despite the fact that she is not of She-S blood, shows concern for her friend and adopted family member throughout the story – “It is just as well that Mud’s thoughts can’t be heard because what she is thinking is, “I’m the one who loves her. None of you loves her as I do,” and the uselessness of her love arouses her to such a pitch of anguish that she thinks of returning to the plain and searching for Date Bed on her own” (Gowdy, 105). The other She-S’s feel the same way as well – She-Snorts states, “I would not go to The Safe Place…knowing that Date Bed might still be alive and lost” (Gowdy, 249). If the She-S’s didn’t care for their family as much, they would have abandoned all thought of Date Bed and wouldn’t bother searching for her.
The protagonist dislikes are how her friends do not believe her in the story. Also she does not like when her parents will not let her go cliff climbing because they think it is to dangerous.(question 9) The antagonist is the Raymond Gadney Lucy’s step-father. He does not have any strengths, weaknesses, likes, or dislikes since he only appears towards the ending of the story. He is the antagonist because the ghost of the dead girl Lucy wants people to know what her step-father had done to her.
One way to cope with problems is to simply deny there is a problem in the first place. For example, Gatsby was impatient to Daisy when they decided to tell Tom about the affair. On the day that Daisy, Gatsby, Nick, Jordan, and Tom met up for lunch, Gatsby and Daisy agreed that she was supposed to tell Tom that she never loved him and that she was in love with Gatsby. Although, it was not true that Daisy never loved Tom. Gatsby simply wanted her to confess this to Tom because Gatsby was in denial that she could ever love anyone except for him.
To other people she probably deserves the most pity and sorrow for the things she has been through in life and people after people letting her down. In Of Mice And Men she is referred to as “Curley’s Wife” , she has no name that’s how irrelevant she is to her husband and the other guy’s. Curley to me shows disrespect to his so called”Wife” so much that I just don't get how you could treat someone you love like that, he doesn't introduce her to them or nothing he leaves it up to them if they want to know who she is. She has had the dreams of acting but those have been let down as she tells us “Says he was gonna put me in the movies , says i'm a natural” to me she lets people let her down without standing up for herself and it's not acceptable to be a grown women letting people let you down like that and not standing for yourself.
Indeed, the no name aunt has been “forgotten as if [she] had never been born” (455). Her crime of being impregnated by another man who is not her husband has caused a shame to the family, because the villagers view such sin to be inacceptable in the community. Even though the narrator wants to know more about her aunt’s story, “[i]n twenty years since [she] heard this story [she has] not asked for details nor said [her] aunt’s name” (463). Through remaining silent, the family did not want to remember the existence of such person who has transgressed the traditions pre-established in an extremely conservative society, because when the villagers raided the house, the aunt is not the only person being punished. The entire family’s dignity has been destroyed as a consequence of a single offence.
As the conversation progresses, Gatsby realizes that Daisy does not want to be with him, and the past cannot be undone. Gatsby struggles with depression, and does not reach his goal. Gatsby wants to recreate his past with Daisy but he realizes that Daisy does not want to relive the past. The events lead Gatsby to death, because he was fighting for Daisy and blames himself when Daisy murdered Myrtle. In the Unlikely Pilligame of Harold Fry novel, his goal was to fix the past which was unsuccessful.
This was bitter irony since everyone thought Louise died from being excited to see her husband when she really died from not wanting to see him. “She thought of Leonce and the children. They were part of her life. But they need not have thought that they could possess her, body and soul. ”(Chopin 137).
“I’ll turn it down.’ She went out of the room and did nothing to the parlor and came back” (Bradbury, 46). This example shows the large role that the TV played in Mildred’s life. Not even for her ill husband would she turn off let alone turn down a program she was not even actively watching. Place higher value over an inattimate than one 's own spouse is clearly inhumane and lacks compassion.
When Paul returns home he acts very weird. He does not relate to anyone who lives in his town anymore because he feels like no one knows how to talk about the war. When Paul arrives home, he is greated with his sick mother who is dying of cancer, and because his family is poor, Paul 's mom will not get the proper medical treatment she deserves. Paul, however, does like the love he recives from his mom and is very grateful for all that she has done for him. He denies that anything bad is happening in the war to comfort his mom ,but Paul knows that death is a very big possiblity.
Not only did the reaction of Kitty 's neighbors demonstrate how gruesome this era was, but they also displayed a recurring theme in American history. Nobody that noticed Kitty 's altercation attempted to aid the helpless woman. When interviewed, most replied, "I didn 't want to get involved" (122) or some form of that response, such as, "I didn 't want my husband to get involved" (122). One woman even responded with, "We thought it was lover 's quarrel" (122). Although none of these are reasonable excuses, they do not reach the level of selfishness one man 's response does.
Additionally, it is more difficult for them to recover (Park). By avoiding speaking about her mother and baby brother, she is unable to make new connections which could ultimately help her heal from PTSD, as shown directly after the bombing when “[Khalida] does not try to talk to [her], and [she] is grateful” (Staples 83). Najmah at that point had no real family left, as her brother and father were taken by the Taliban and her mother and baby brother died in the
This ending is ironic considering that the grandmother never makes any reference to being religious before facing death. Also, she continuously reminds the Misfit of the fact that she is a lady in the hopes that it will have the same meaning to him as it does to her. However, not once does she try to spare the rest of her family. She is too busy groveling for her own life to give her family a second thought, even after the first gunshots have gone off. In the face of death, the grandmother constantly tries to convince the Misfit that he is a good man, even after he has ordered his men to kill her family, and presumably many others.