Eveline cannot leave her saddened old life to start a new one with Frank because of confliction that is presented to her. There is conflict with a promise that she had made to her mother: "remind her of the promise to her mother, her promise to keep the home together as long as she could” (Joyce). Eveline 's mother has passed away she still deals with conflict that is brought by her mother to keep the family together. Therefore, Eveline does not really have a family anymore to take care of other than her father, who she feels might be abusive to her later. Eveline had two brothers, but the one brother had died and the other went away: " Ernest was dead and Harry, who was in the church decorating business, was nearly always down somewhere in the country” (Joyce).
She feels that she can’t do it, and in this very moment she destroys all her dreams and aspirations for a better life, looking at her savior-to-be with no sign of being thankful to him or worried for her decision. Joyce uses water in this episode as very powerful symbol of a transmitter, purifier. She was afraid that the new life may “drown” her, but she never thought of being reborn from the waves. To introduce a counterargument in my essay, I would like to note that probably, Eveline considered it selfish to leave her house, her ageing father. Who would take care of him and her younger siblings?
Chu raised his daughters in a not so typical environment because of the loss of his wife and their mother. He takes on the role of being a father and a mother in certain ways. Stepping outside of his traditional role as a father, Chu cooks for his family, cleans, wakes his daughters up in the morning, and folds their laundry. Chu prepares an elaborate traditional dinner every Sunday in attempt to bring his family closer together and maintain their family traditions and values, however the daughters view the dinners as a chore and they don 't enjoy them. The two older daughters discuss the idea to not leave home in order to care for their father because they were raised to respect and value their elders and live with their family for as long as possible.
Anyway Monnie is somewhat popular and known because of his music, he feel that it could possible be their way out of the struggle but he doesn't want to let go of his job to give all his time to the music. He’s been thinking about it and the smart thing he has done is save up from every check to make sure his son straight just incase he quit and rap doesn't rap. While his grandma is chilling showing him love P.s. grannies love their baby boy. Living in a two bedroom house Monnie had no choice but to
She did, however, state that “he was very stubborn” which most likely complements his strong mindset she adored. It was from this event that she and my grandfather would go on to get married and eventually find a place to raise their children together. When asked if there was anything she wished to change about her life, she remarked “I would get a nice house to raise my children in”. As one could envision, things weren’t ideal as living in a small house can’t provide but so much comfort. This problem would nevertheless be remedied as my grandfather took it upon himself to build a house rather than buy one.
In the text, Loretta’s brother-in-law has an idea of sending Loretta to Santa Clara. He did this in order to keep Loretta living with them, as “It was Captain Kitt 's belief that Daisy needed the help of her younger sister in the household.”. The narrator only glosses over this as if assuming this kind of control of a woman’s life was not weird at all. Loretta doesn’t like the idea but goes anyway, which we can assume is because of the authority of her brother-in-law. What we could call the main male
We can deduce from this that she likes being apart from her family when she has the opportunity, and when she finishes school she would have to stay with them. We start to see how distant her relationship with her family really is when her father’s chauffeur picks her up from her boarding school. As Adeline runs downstairs ‘as in a nightmare’, we remark that she doesn 't go home unless someone has died. This shows the readers that she goes home and sees her family only in the occurrence of a death in the family. As Adeline journeys home, it is apparent that she has not seen her family in a while, as she does not recognize the ‘elegant villa’ where her family now abodes.
Moreover he fail to have a role as the head of family, it was his wife who had power to control him. I believe that many Americans are still believe in patriarchy system, so Macomber should take over his role, and he did. Another point to consider is that Francis as the one who protect his family, he should have courage but he had not until the end of the story. Carl in film “Up” do a good job as a husband. He loves his wife, provide necessities in family, respect his wife although she could not give what he wanted.
Troy states that his father was greedy and would put his own personal needs above the needs of the family. This, in turn, caused Troy 's mother to abandon him, leaving him without love from a parent or anyone to show him the correct way to treat females, a sin that affects his relationship with Rose as an adult. His father 's treatment of Troy made Troy believe there was more to his suffering than what was humanly possible "The gal jumped and run off...and when my daddy turned to face me, I could see why the devil had never come to get him...cause he was the devil himself"(Wilson 52).This metaphor used by Troy, adds a certain weight to the gravity of his situation as a teen. His father wasn 't just cruel but was the devil, a symbol of pure hate and all evil. The way Troy 's father treated him would cause Troy to run away at a young age and would be forced to steal and rob.
Save her from her taunting father, his abuse and threats, her work at the stores and Miss Gavan and the dust in her house that does not leave her alone. Connecting her to her mother, dust follows her and keeps her from making the final decision to abandon Ireland. Moreover, the dust acts as the glue to hold Eveline, her mother and the promise together “as long as she [Eveline] could” (Joyce, 30). She is offered a means to escape her life, her family and her neighbourhood to live a happy life with Frank. In a sense, she is offered a new life versus a metaphorical death: a life in Ireland where she would return to the same old tasks of housekeeping and caring for the children.