While Vardaman observes Jewel’s decision on taking the horse instead of riding the wagon with the family to Jefferson to bury their dead mother; he finds himself discussing Jewel, Darl, and himself’s identity. The distinct metaphors apply on Vardaman’s mother and Jewel’s mother and subtle stylistic placement of sentences present that Jewel actually isn’t a part of the Bundren family, according to Darl. At the moment where Vardaman thinks his mother is a fish again, Darl breaks into his thought: But my mother is a fish. Vernon seen it. He was there.
When the Brenners and Melanie are casually eating dinner, the lovebirds start to chirp constantly. This wasn't normal for the lovebirds on the way into Bodega Bay, they had been very quiet and peaceful. But as the chirping intensifies then silences, Melanie stops what she’s doing to try and figure out the situation. This is when the birds attack through the chimney. One finch at first stumbles in, but then a huge group of finches enter the household.
Tree’s were common symbolic images and were used to represent wisdom, knowledge, fertility, family and even divine kingship by relating him to the earth and his surroundings. By the poet using this image, he is painting a very reputable, positive image of his patron to his tribe, therefore doing his job well by validating the king’s position. Just from these two verses alone we can see poet and patron during this era lived in a very symbiotic relationship where both sides needed the other and got along
Nat has three family members: his wife, his daughter Jill, and his son Johnny. When Nat’s kids were being attacked by the birds, he didn’t hesitate to intervene and fight off the birds. When he went to get Jill from the bus stop as birds accumulated in the sky, he got her a ride home from Mr. Trigg and ran himself. He sacrificed himself to save his daughter, leading to multiple wounds. He sleeps in the kitchen with his wife and kids, because he would not risk leaving them alone in their rooms; he did not trust the boards inside of their chimney.
Madam Zeroni gives him a small piglet to carry up the mountain and let it drink from the water while he sings to it. Eventually the day comes when the father will decide who she will marry, an old fat man, with fat pigs, or Elya, Stanley’s great great grandfather. Elya decides to take a shower, instead of honoring Madam Zeroni’s deal. He
The daughter, Mabel, was expected to go live with her married sister. Mabel felt like her brothers were trying to control her life and attempted to drown herself in a pond. Her attempt was unsuccessful because the town 's doctor,
She refused that her father died and became mad. She isolated herself from the rest of the town causing them to wonder if she’ll ever leave home again. Like the story “A Worn Path” Phoenix too had her own issues which people have seen as mad. She believes that her grandson is still alive. Although the difference between the two would be the type of character they are.
Phoebe first was a spoiled brat and didn 't learn the value of her family members. In the beginning of the book Phoebe insults her mother and says,”I am, I am, I am!” Phoebe shouted at her mother. 'You don 't have to bake things for me, ' she said. 'I 'm too fat. And.
Sylvia goes back to her grandmother's house after finding the white heron but “ does not speak after all, though the old grandmother fretfully rebukes her, and the young man’s kind, appealing eyes are looking straight in her own” (202). Sylvia struggles to choose between telling the white heron’s location to the hunter or saving a potentially important part of nature. She never made a decision before meeting with the hunter, so this must have been her first experience yet she must face decision-making as a way of character development. The hunter expects that Sylvia would tell the location of the white heron by his manipulation and Sylvia’s infatuation with him. The hunter “can make them rich with money; he has promised it, and they are poor now” (202).
Therefore, Mama Elena knows to keep the two apart and threatens Tita if she ever does anything she is not supposed to. Tita is a strong female character who undergoes many challenges such as, losing the love of her life, being mistreated by her mother, and trying to not hurt her sister’s feelings. When Tita announced that Pedro would like to speak to Mama Elena about marrying her, she was lectured about their family’s tradition and in response Tita just “lowered her head, and the realization