She tell a story of a young girl named fwadaus who lost the house key of her uncle’s house .After losing the key fwadaus decided to burn her hand so as to attract sympathy from his uncle who mistreated her . The story says “this fateful day, she lost something not so little- she’d lost the key to the house and she was terrified of her uncle‘s wrath.” and the story continuously say. “Only two weeks ago, he had beaten fwadaus for spilling a pitcher of milk. She’d fallen and hit her head, knocking herself unconsciously for thirty seconds. She’d come to still lying on the floor as her uncle was shouting at her auntie not to help her.” This shows how physical abuse of her uncle pushed fwadaus to take bad decision of burning her
There were many secrets in this book for instance Ruth’s sexual abuse by her father, when Ruth became pregnant by Peter in Suffolk, Virginia and of Ruth’s racist father all were very sad memories that she did not want to tell anyone about. She kept those secrets from her family for a very long time till her son James finally
She is denied to go to school, because according to her stepfather, she is ‘too dumb to keep going to school’ (CP 9). She is repeatedly raped by him and becomes pregnant twice, but the babies are taken away from her. Celie becomes a mother of two children born of incestuous union but they are sold by Alphonso for monetary benefit. Celie’s life is the representation of the female slaves whose children were forcefully taken away by the slave masters who enjoyed the financial gain by selling children. Celie mingles her physical suffering with the psychological torture through many letters that she writes to God and her sister.
Even worse the officials claimed that his father had committed suicide, which prevented his family from inheriting the life insurance money. Furthermore, in the midst of all this happening to young Malcolm his mother began to go crazy and as a consequence, she got sent to a mental hospital. Americans often portray heroes to be flawless, but truth be told Malcolm X’s actions and life will reveal the contrary. He was a thief, drug dealer, racist, gambler, pimp, and took part of racketing. Some
His childhood consisted of violence and neglect. Perry’s mother was a promiscuous alcoholic, and his father was excessively abusive. When Perry was taken away from his parents, nefarious nuns tortured him at orphanages. Abusive role models in Perry’s life allowed resentment
Finally perry’s parents split, which can also to lead to problems in children's lives, he travels with his mother and siblings to san Francisco where he constantly gets in trouble to which he blames it on having, “no rule or discipline, or anyone to show me right from wrong" (54). He ended up in a series of orphanages where he was severely beat and traumatized for wetting the bed. One nun at the orphanage would “ fill a tub with ice cold water, put me in it, and hold me under until I was blue.” Capote intends to provoke the audience's sympathy for Perry by including his terrible childhood experiences to explain his violent manner as well as provide reasoning to commit the crime he did. Perry has many examples of how his brutal life experiences cause his violent behavior. Perry has many sociopathic characteristics including, lack of moral responsibility or social conscience, erratic behavior, rage and anger, ability form a particular relationship to one person, crimes are usually spontaneous.
Haiti’s political system in 1969 was very dark. They did not believe in women’s rights and many children and babies were dying there like in chapter five when Marie finds a dead body and talks about her miscarriages to it. Or in chapter four where a prostitute has sex with other men next to her sons bed at night. I think this shaped Danticat’s life by making her angry. She becomes a writer even though she knows that female writers can be killed and she writes about all these tragedies and deaths of people.
When she was little she lived with relatives and her grandmother until her disowned mother had returned and took her in. Sadly enough, her mother is still being disrespected by her past husband and wives, and she is even raped by a man that took the child as his own. She eventually kills herself with opium and her regretful family members take care of An-Mei as their own. When An-Mei’s Daughter Rose gets married with a man named Ted because of his respect for her forthrightness and protectiveness of her, even against her own mother, they marry and have a daughter. Later however, Rose becomes so obsessed with “What would he want” that he forgets what it was like to be dating her and be enjoying time with her.
Harding allowed family to attack an opponent in order to eliminate her toughest competition, while Hester slept with a man who was not her husband and had a baby. Along with their scandal, they were also punished a little bit differently. Hester was shunned by her community while Harding was banned for life from competitively figure skating, she was shunned by the figure skating
The polices was very mean we watched them beat our granddad we stood there crying and begging the police to don’t take him away. The polices took us to the police station and tried to get in contact with our mom but there was no way, so they took us to the department of family and children and said if no one shows up to get us put us in a shelter. We cried and cried because they told us they we were getting split up and would probably never see each other again and our mom. We got spilt up and I was at this weird white lady house I kept crying and crying because I didn’t understand what was going on or why were I at the lady house. A week later, the DCF People finally got in touch with some of our great grandmother and ask did she want to get us because we had been