After Richard constantly nagging her, she starts reading the book called Bluebeard, a story about a man who kills his wives. Richard is instantly filled with excitement which soon is ended when Granny overhears and punishes him. While granny is disciplining Ella and Richard, she explains violent books
Abigail Williams portrays the human flaw of envy. She tries to do anything to break up the relationship between John Proctor and his wife because she is so jealous. Reverend Parris conveys selfishness through his words and actions. The only thing he cares about is himself and how he is seen in the town. Finally, Thomas Putnam depicts the human flaw of lust for money and power by trying to spread the belief of witchcraft in order to buy more land from those who died.
This shows that the Igbo people value honesty and equal opportunities. This is also a common thing that is valued in the majority of cultures and by most people. Other proverbs such as, “A chick that will grow into a cock can be spotted the very day it hatches” (57) and “When mother cow is chewing grass it's young ones watch it's mouth” (61) deal with how children take on traits from their parents and how setting a good example for them is extremely important. This is an obvious similarity between the two cultures, as we all would like to raise good children that will benefit the future. All three of these proverbs and the rest of the proverbs chosen by Achebe help to further connect African and Western cultures by showing the similar beliefs and values that they both
You want some Sopa? Mmm yummy, the sopa is delicious.” Sigelman and Rider (2015) describe child-directed speech as the speech that adults use when speaking with children. The grandmother was looking directly at the child and talking to her in an exaggerated and high-pitched voice. The exaggeration and high pitch according to Sigelman and Rider (2015) are also characteristics of child-directed speech.
In addition, it relates to I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings because the novel shows severe discrimination against women and communists and Laura gets molested by an older man. AP Literature Questions: Vocabulary: Recalcitrant (adj.): resisting authority or hard to control Original Sentence: “Reenie would say - when I was recalcitrant- that I had a hard nature and she knew where I got it from (page 80).”
For example Curley 's wife threatens crooks while lennie is in Crooks room, Curley 's wife threatens to kill crooks. Crooks is usually scared to talk because he usually threatened, for example when he tried to tell Curley 's wife something she just says, “ I could get you strung up on a tree so easy it ain 't even funny” (Steinbeck 81). This quote shows us that Curley 's wife threatens Crooks in a racist way. This action is an example that Crooks is afraid to act out because his race. This quote from my research shows us the isolation of blacks in the Jim Crow days.
Being on a secluded farm with an overprotective and violent husband is her worst nightmare. She craves the spotlight and attention, but nobody will dare speak to her in fear of her husband. Without people telling her how perfect she is, she becomes violent and threatens people, specifically Crooks. She threatens him with lynching because he is the only Negro on the farm. Curley's wife is slowly going insane from the isolation that the farm brings.
She wants a better life for herself. She found herself a mother for her siblings, she didn’t go to school, and when she liked a black man and seduced him. He is the one that she can control and everything else she is just powerless. She was devastated when he refuses her; she wanted to remove him from her way, instead of telling the truth she accused him of raping her fact that making advance towards Tom Robinson (the black man) gives Mayella power. Her feeling of guilt motivated her, the society want accept that a white women seduced a black man a trying to take advantage of him, she is a victim
Atticus expresses compassion in To Kill a Mockingbird by acknowledging that Mrs. Dubose cannot control her actions even though she is very mean to his children. After Atticus finds out what Jem has done to her camellias, he shows compassion towards Mrs Dubose by talking to Jem about how what he did “to an old lady was inexcusable” (128). Mrs. Dubose struggled to control her morphine addiction before she passed away, causing her to act mean and aggressive towards Atticus and his children. Atticus wants his children to understand that some people cannot control their actions even though the reason is not apanent.
In the book to kill a mockingbird there is a character named Dubose she is strict and ill old lady. A reason she is strict “playing hookie i suppose i 'll just call the principal and tell him”(but it 's saturday)this shows that she is strict and she tried to blame them on breaking something