Odysseus caused pain by being gone for twenty years. No one in the family knew where Odysseus was. He was assumed to be dead. Him being gone for twenty years, caused Telemachus to have an identity crisis. This happened because he grew up with no father.
The family lost most of their money and became financially troubled. Benedict left school and started working at an apothecary. Arnold enlisted in the militia and left his Connecticut home to fight the French in upstate New York. Two years after he enlisted, Benedict’s mother died so he traveled back to see his remaining family and care for them. After being arrested repeatedly for drunkenness, his father died in 1761.
Among the many themes represented in the novel The Glass Castle, the most prominent is family hardship. Family hardship is when a family is going through severe suffering or privation. The Walls family represent the theme of family hardship because their parents weren’t caring enough for their children. This theme can be seen in the memoir written by Jeannette Walls, The Glass Castle, the movie Running with Scissors and in the book No and Me. Family hardship makes a family stronger and closer to each other.
One character is unemotional and the other so anxious to what's going on in their life. In the fiction story Voyager Of The Frog, the main character David’s uncle died from cancer. Throughout the story it explains how he died, why, and what was going on during he was in the hospital. When david found out that he was dying he hand;le it very different then his family members.
Doing what is right vs. wrong often causes struggles within other people. Marie little soldier was David's biggest crush until she was found dead in her bedroom. Marie was an Indian women who lived on the reservation before David met her. She was asked to be housekeeper for David's home and also babysit David.
The communication in fact escalated the conflict as Judith left and faced consequences as explained earlier. The other conflict I will be discussing is the internal conflict or the correct term being the intrapersonal conflict that Judith had with herself. This happened after she left her husband and went with Harley and got contracted with HIV. This conflict reached the stalemate/ hurting period and stayed there because she regretted what she did and it was evident that the conflict stayed at that period because years after she was still telling the story thus regretting the actions she took having to suffer such harsh consequences.
Sylvia was born in a time where women were limited on the things they could do in their lifetime. Using her own experiences with mental breakdowns and attempted suicide, Sylvia Plath portrayed her struggles in her semi autobiographical novel, The Bell Jar, which was criticized for its graphic and depressing nature yet helped helped others with similar struggles. Sylvia had a hard life with suffering depression with not many happy events in her life. Sylvia Plath parents were Otto
Which as previously mentioned she possibly killed the well being of herself through destructive emotions. Shortly after, Munjan died where to next to her. Both motives of death were caused by the irrational feeling of love, of each other. After Layla’s husband died, the reader finds “two more years without her beloved was enough to cause the women to give up on life” (Ahmadzai and Emal 2) This completely proved Layla's desperation.
Mary Shelley’s mother, Mary Wollstonecraft, had been an advocate for women’s rights while she had been alive, and the idea that women could compete and surpass men in their own field continued that work, establishing respect for women as writers. The novel also helped to create the genre known as science fiction, as it was the first widely successful novel that showcase the genre’s themes, and as such, was influential in the writing of countless other writers, who mimicked the themes present in the novel. Without Mary Shelley’s influence in the field of writing, science fiction would likely not exist, or at least not be as popular a genre as it is today. She also blazed the way for other female writers to publish their works, helping to form the literature that is popular around the world, today. Science Fiction is a genre grounded in valid scientific research, it predicts what the future could look like given new scientific discoveries and it offers a humanistic critique of specific technological inventions or the nature of scientific thinking.1.
Their letters are so important to the story not only because it help show their amazing relationship and what they actually wrote to each other, but also, when Caitlin and Martin are writing each other, it gives them the motivation the need to keep going forward no matter what obstacles they are facing. They text says, “ I promise you this: One day I will be one of the African students at one of your universities” (Welch 180). This is also important to the story because it helps the reader imagine and understand how important these letters were because they helped motivate Caitlin and Martin because they were so determined to meet each
The memoir has a linear structure, going chronologically through her life. I felt like I was definitely more interested in her story as it went farther along, however there was never a spot where I wanted to stop reading. Her teenage years and on were quite gripping, seeing her coming into her own as a young woman while trying to keep the family together emotionally and economically. I cringed at times, and at others I was truly inspired by her unconditional love for her family even when they treated her so poorly. As the reader you can really see the strength she gained as a child and it inspires.
Second, she was not selfish. She did not left Aibileen and Minnie after the book was published though she was offered a new job in Newyork. Aibileen is the one who I cannot forget because she is my favorite character. Aibileen is and coloured maid who spent most of her life to foster white child.
Society had now begun to think that Hester had served her punishment. Although Hester was not accepted society before, she began to see the positive aspects of the community and was able continue on with her own life which eventually led to her being recognition of good character. Eventually recognizing her sin she had become a symbol of the Puritan faith, and eventually found her place in the community in a positive way. In The Scarlet Letter, the whole period of time the letter "A" was embroidered on her clothing it only represented one ideology, which was adultery. However, as time continues forward the community begins to finally start accepting her again, through her positive actions and influences, the letter "A" starts to represent a more positive ideology.
If a recorded history of her brother’s activities were available to Clink, she would be able to not only be able to reconnect with her family and friends, but she would be able to talk with them and ask them for support in her time of need. With this in mind, as Clink speaks about her slow transition into analyzing her brother’s past, she refers to this experience in a repetitive symbolic statement, Clink says “I needed something else. I couldn’t face that void empty handed” (143). Consistently, Clink compares her feelings to a “void” which illustrates how her depression affects her daily life and those around her, causing a form of what could be considered a weakness. Clink’s understatement in this instance thereby solidifies the belief that