She never gets a letter from the guy in the shows so she ends up marrying Curley; “I couldn’t get nowhere or make nothin of myself… so I married Curley” (Steinbeck 88). This point in her life is when she realizes that she no longer has a chance to live the American Dream. Curley’s wife goes from almost being in the shows to being a woman that doesn’t even have her own name. All of the guys at the ranch refer to her as Curley’s wife. This is like saying that she is not human, but rather somebody’s object.
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.
She hasn't let go of earth yet which prevents her from being happy, she feels isolated and alone in heaven well she watches everyone she loves gets to grow up she wants to belong back to earth. Along with susie her family on earth also feels very isolated each family member in there own way perhaps the most her mother. Susie's dad has figured out the man who killed his daughter and only focuses on him almost 24/7 so her mother starts to feel very alone and doesn't know how to deal with her daughters death, her mother turns to the police officer handling susies case Len, she starts depending more and more on him and susie see this till one day her mother just needs to get away from it all well susie watches from heaven she her “mother was granted her most temporal wish. To find a doorway out of her ruined heart, in merciful adultery”(197). Susie's mom describes what shes doing as a
God Help the Child opens with an abrupt beginning of defiance and self-identification. The novel starts with the voice of the mother, Sweetness, saying: “It’s not my fault. So you can’t blame me. I didn’t do it and have no idea how it happened” (3). She discloses from the beginning a big dispute that happened between her and her husband because of the colour of the child, Lula Bride, that is not in her hands and cannot be individually controlled.
She is bad to the bone, and the only thing she cares about is her family. One way Nagaina stands up for what is right is when most of her family dies, she risks revenge to save the one egg. Nagaina says, “When there were no people in the bungalow, did we have any mongoose in the garden? So long as the bungalow is empty we are king and queen of the garden; and remember that as soon as our eggs in the melon bed hatch (as they may tomorrow), our children will need room and quiet,” this demonstrates how much she wants her family to be happy and have a place to grow. Another way Nagaina stood up for what was right was by saying “Give me the egg, Rikki-Tikki.
Instead of lying around crying because her husband left her, Mama Imelda banned music in her family and began a shoe making business to be able to provide for her young daughter. Unfortunately for Miguel, his dream of becoming a successful musician is halted by his family’s ban of music. He decides to pursue it anyway but is magically transported to the land of the dead on Dia de los
Wendy represents motherhood by becoming a mother figure to the lost boys. Peter Pan doesn’t trust adults. Before making the decision to forever stay a child, he had a mother himself. She didn’t believe that he could fly so he proved he could. He flew to Neverland then immediately returned home, only to find his mother had already replaced him with a different boy.
Soon after, she was forced to marry Rasheed, her second act of bravery. Throughout her later life, she tried to get pregnant so many times, however, she could not because she had miscarriages. She is forced to cope with the new knowledge alone, having to bury the children alone in the backyard, time after time: “‘I’ve been thinking, though,’ Mariam said, raising her voice so as to be heard over the music…‘Then you do it,’ he said sharply. ‘I’ve already buried one son. I won’t bury another.
But, she also had a “nervous body” which indicates she probably did not give men the chance to get close to her because she was afraid and jumpy. To describe Minnie Cooper’s loss of popularity, Faulkner writes, “She was the last to realize that she was losing ground… girls with whom she had grown up as they married and got homes and children, but no man ever called on her
I have none to give thee’”(Hawthorne 94). Through these words, Hester explains to Pearl how she has no happiness left in her to give to her daughter. Her happiness has been taken away through her past decisions and current ignominy. Hester’s shame from her past sins has given rise to her feeling that happiness is unattainable.
Some included devotion, education opportunity, to be abstinent and to escape their lives at home. In the book Marissa knew she would never marry because she walked with a limp and was not beautiful enough, so she asked to be taken to the convent. She explains to Will her reasoning, “‘I am just the kind of spare girl who moulders away and everybody’s relieved when they die. Even if you give me a dowery, who’s going to marry me? I’ve got no land and I limp’”(67).
You wasn’t no good. You ain’t no good now, you lousy tart” (95). In other words, Curley 's wife does not even have to be alive to cause trouble, and her death alone exhibits enough power to create distress. In addition, Candy is implying that Curley’s wife has had the ability to cause trouble all along. For example, George saw that the first time Lennie was introduced to Curley’s wife he immediately fell under her spell, which caused George to continue to warn Lennie about her since her knew what she was capable of.
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.
Oedipus and Antigone both ignore high powered people. When Jocasta wanted a child the oracle told her that her son will marry his mother and kill his father. She ignore the gods and had a child. Afterwards, she changed her mind and left her son Oedipus on a mountain. When Oedipus got older he went to an oracle who tells him the same thing he said to Jocasta so he runs away.
When Eugenia awoke she was greeted by her mother Jessique. All her mother said was ‘quickly where leaving.” On the ride home jessique explained to eugenia that she had disrespected his mother and have brought shame to their kingdom. Jessique finally told eugenia everything that she was a demigod,numbecko was a god and how jessique had made a deal previously to keep her kingdom stable but it requires you to be married to a god. Eugenia overwhelmed with all this information ran into the forest listening to the crunch of leaves under her feet. Tear blurred her vision as she ran, But she eventually gave up and sat against a big rock.