In addition, it helped to add a sense of togetherness in the short story, as it inadvertently revealed how much Jing’s mother actually loved her, despite her tough exterior. Also, the author was most likely trying to convey the idea that everyone has a separate dream of what they want to be when they are an adult. A parent cannot force their child to pursue a career that they do not want to be in because excessively forcing a child to follow a certain life will only make them not enjoy their future; in addition, it could also lead to them caring less about their career, eventually possibly costing them their job. To conclude, I liked the writing style of this short story because while it was depressing at times, it was never fully boring and it had a certain theme of the relationships within families that gave the
Beside, married couples will also slowly become selflessness. It is because they serve their partner and children unconditionally (‘Family First, LLC’, 2016). Over time, married people are going to live for others person than themselves. In addition, children can grow up healthier. As stated by Reddy (2014), children
Love is when one loves someone so much they will do almost anything for the person they love. The feeling that one is loved is a substance that no one can take away and love is an existence that can make one feel special. Maria feels she is too old to be going on family vacations and is sick of them, will she go with them on the trip and spend time with her family? Or will she tell her family, she sick of going and stay home while her family has a lot of fun? This is all from “Growing Up” written by Gary Soto.
Knowing my best friends are counting the days until I return does make it easier” (2). An extremely critical issue, however, is seriously downplayed in this story. Caleb once attacked his sister with a knife following an argument, but Sierra focuses more on his reformation than on his faults. There is one situation in the book where Caleb could have potentially lost his temper and possibly behaved somewhat violently. As Sierra observes when Caleb is confronted by the jealous Andrew before she and Caleb go on a date, “Caleb’s jaw tightens and he looks away, like he
If the poem was written during the same time, by her husband it would have a much different feel. Changing the point of view in a poem like Marks would change the whole perspective of the whole situation Pastan addresses. As the poem is written in Pastan’s point of view, the reader may assume that she is average or that she is just very hard on herself. “...If I put my mind to it, I can improve” suggests that she can improve in her job as a mother because that is how she feels her children think about her. She does this in a way that makes it undoubtedly understandable and relatable to the reader.
She does this because, like most individuals, she has the obligation to help her son if it will make him stronger. She knows that advising him now will give him a chance at a good life that she never had for herself. This simple, selfless act on the mother’s part will make her son’s life much better, and give him a strong chance of success. “[F]or I’se still goin’, honey” (Hughes line 18) gives an insight into how the mother is choosing to better her son’s life. Using her own experiences of difficulties, she is ameliorating her son’s
“Effective leaders… are able to keep themselves and those around them on task. Those who lack focus in their personal lives and in their careers tend to drift” (Sanborn, 2008, p. 42). This principle has been utilized by an academic advisor at Fresno Pacific University: Merced Regional Campus. Nicole Cochran has found her focus in all contexts of her professional and personal lives. She is going to be graduating soon with her doctorate degree, works full time at her workplace, is involved in her church, is there for her friends, all while being a mother of two young men and a loving wife.
There are certain qualities I admire from my mom that I acquired some of those, and others how I wish I have. • Perseverance – Achieving something despite of difficulty is hard to establish. One trait that I do not have. But this woman can be a role model for supporting us. She made sure that we got a good education and finished our degree even if we really have financial constraints on those times when my dad passed away.
10 Reasons to Get Married and Live Happily Ever After Given the number of couples getting divorced and so many others living in unhappy marriages, a lot of young couples do not want to tier the nuptial knot and instead settle for a live-in relationship. But, the sanctity that marriage brings in cannot be denied. Of course, being married to a person is a huge step and you must think about it carefully before you take the plunge. Marriage was never meant to curb your freedom. Instead, it stands for a long term, committed relation or bond shared by two people.
In today society, we can actually see more women in the workforce in the professional and non-professional field. Many people believe that a marriage in which both of the parents working provides more fulfilling life than one who merely depends on the husband as the breadwinner for the family. As time goes by, people still considering a working mom will give a negative impact on the child since the mother needs to balance her times between her family and her job. Either full time or part time, working mom has been the debate for such a long time. Such worries are do working mother will negatively affect their children academically and emotionally.