She comes out of the room in her wedding dress and after what he saw Michael is in a somber mood. He puts on music and the two begin to dance. Then Rayanne 's husband walks through the door. He looks upset, which Rayanne interprets as being from the shock of seeing his long-lost brother. Then once the music is turned off he asks, "Who the f*ck are you in my house?"
One night, her husband returns home proudly bearing an invitation to a formal party hosted by the Ministry of Education. He hopes that Mathilde will be thrilled with the chance to attend an event of this sort, but she is instantly angry and begins to cry. Through her tears, she tells him that she has nothing to wear and he ought to give the invitation to one of his friends whose wife can afford better clothing. Her husband is upset by her reaction and asks how much a suitable dress would cost. She thinks about it carefully and tells him that 400 francs would be enough.
The novel begins at the wedding of Jurgis and Ona Rudkus. Marija Berczynskas, a strong and commanding woman, directs the wedding and Tamoszius Kuszleika provides music with his violin. Although Tamoszius 's "notes are never true, and his fiddle buzzes on the low ones and squeaks and scratches on the high," he is the star of the wedding. Everyone in the slums of Packingtown is invited, and they are supposed to pay tribute to the family. Many do not, however, and this leaves Jurgis and Ona deeply in debt on the first day of their marriage.
It would be virtually impossible to spend any wedding in silence, nevertheless a Tajik wedding. There are a few general groups of people who can be categorized: children, elderly women, brides’ friends, men, and women. Men and women sit in separate rooms for most of the wedding - the women sit with the bride, men sit with the groom. The elderly women like to reminisce about their weddings while enjoying gossip about the bride or groom. The children’s main topic of discussion is usually about who they think can devour the most food the
While waiting, I was starting to get extremely hot, my pink long sleeve shirt was part of the problem. The only person who wasn’t sweating like crazy was my grandma. My grandma is a sweet person, but I was very jealous that she got to sit in a chair while another one of my Uncles holding a mini fan near her head. Meanwhile, my Aunt’s kids ran down the hill to greet everyone, followed by my Uncle holding my Aunt’s hand. While her reaction to mostly everyone being there was being recorded, the first part of renewing vows looked like a proposal.
the woman asked. And for the first time in her seemingly long life Cinderella could smile remembering that lady and her photograph at family album and her dream of meeting her in order to change her life. Cinderella wiped her tears, apologized to the long-awaited guest and quietly, so not to wake the children took her to the kitchen. She quickly brew a fragrant green tea with herbs and put small snacks on the table for Godmother and Cinderella sat down on a chair and froze in anticipation of a miracle. She was sure that fairy Godmother appeared not for nothing and that now her life will change and everything will be good.
“Although it was so brilliantly fine–the blue sky powdered with gold and great spots of light like white wine splashed over the JardinsPubliques–Miss Brill was glad that she had decided on her fur.” (Mansfield 182) Miss Brill even had a weekly routine of appearing at the town park and eating a honey cake.Midway through Miss Brill’s day, her confidence takes a blow. This positive mindset is lacerated by the harsh words of couples, including the fur coat and being called “a stupid old thing” (188).After the devastation of her pride, Miss Brill decides to leave the park and the promise of finding a companionship in her dark life. She even skips out on her Sunday honey cake, which further shows the devastation that Miss Brill is experiencing. Even though this is a poignant predicament in the story, Miss Brill does what is least expected of her: putting the fur coat away. This is the low point in the story and Mansfield even goes along to say, “She unclasped the necklet quickly; quickly, without looking, laid it inside.
When Bassanio asks to choose one of the caskets, Portia falls immediately in love with him, and she begs him to wait a few days before choosing one of the caskets. He has fallen in love with Portia and insists on taking his chances. He rejects the gold one, then the silver one; he chooses, finally, the lead casket, and on opening it, he finds a portrait of Portia. Both he and Portia are overjoyed, and they make plans to be married at once, along with Nerissa and Gratiano, who have also fallen in love. Happiness reigns in Belmont until Bassanio is brought a letter from Antonio bidding him farewell since his ships have been lost at sea and since it is impossible that he will live after Shylock collects his pound of flesh.
My nieces and nephews on the other hand were happily chasing each other even though they were already bumping on the corners of the sofa. The loud yet sweet singing form the living room also added to the noise that my grand father was furiously annoyed about. When the celebration began we cheerfully sang happy birthday for our dear old grand mother Joy. She was smiling like the morning light of sunshine as she looked around at the many pictures hung up on the wall. Her walls were painted with different shades of lavender and rose pink.