This book called” The Secret Life Of Bees “ written by Sue Monk Kidd , took place in 1974 when the Jim law was still occurring since 1874 .A law that discern black and white people and giving it difficulties for a black person to vote .Jim crow did not allow black to have the same rights as white people .For example Rosa park whites sat different sides of the bus . In the book ,The Secret Life Of Bees , a young white girl who runs away from home with her nanny rosaleen who was African american . She is also on a look out to find a place to where her mom probably was before ,because of a found of a old picture of a virgin Mary as a African american. Lily ends up in a pink house where three black sisters lived with the name of calendars and got to stay there with made up lies . As lily lives with them throughout the story she starts to see the world in another perspective .
Her father was proud of Jeannette when she came home beat up simply because Jeannette lied and said she’d hurt the other girls worse. He throws Jeannette into the middle of a lake a couple of times to teach her how to swim. He saw it as giving her a helping hand while she was traumatized. In some parts of the book Jeannette cuddles up to her father and I think that shows the relationship between them is really good and he sees her as his baby girl. He just wants to provide for his family, even if it means doing it in all the wrong
Blanche's Growl This Blanche Dubois' monologue is a famous speech. After yesterday's poker game, drunken Stanley cruelly abused Stella in public. However, Stanley's sweet words and frank actions unexpectedly persuade Stella to forgive him, go back home, and spend the night with him in the end. Blanche cannot understand why Stella decides to tolerate Stanley's behaviors and live with him for a long time. She exhorts her sister Stella to leave beastly brother-in-law Stanley but Stella does not mind so this monologue presents Blanche's growl.
Walking home from work montag meets a 17 year old girl named Clarisse McClellan. Clarisse tells montag her interests and her views on life that make her an outcast amongst people at her school. clairsses‘s free thinking questions caused him to question his own perceived happiness.in addition to montag questioning his happiness he came home to find his wife unconscious on the bathroom floor. Montag’s wife had attempted to overdosed on sleeping pills. Montag called for medical attentions but found that the EMTs had no sympathy towards montag and his wife.
By the end of the book everyone was okay, they started a new coffee shop, and re started with there lives. Trying to forget the horrible past of what had went down in 1793. Mattie used to be lazy, and careless, but now she 's brave and responsible. She was all alone after her grandfather died, she went through someone trying to rob their home, she had to take care of a child, a little girl, seeing her loved ones die, and her life how she knew it and was used to vanish right before her eyes, see dead people on the streets, not very kept up graves in which they piled bodies in a huge hole and buried them. Her grandfather was one of them.
For example, when Denise as a teenager comes out to her friend, she states that “some black people think being gay’s a choice. And when they find out that their kid is gay, they try to figure out what they did wrong”. Catherine internalizes the pressure as a black, lower class, single mother to consent to hegemony, and through this, she outwardly disapproves of her daughter being gay because it makes her feel as though she failed to raise her daughter properly. Similarly, Catherine internalizes racial stereotypes and projects them onto Denise through her stating that she should have played basketball. Her statement, “a basketball scholarship would’ve come in real handy right now.
After her accident, Jean is significantly more friendly towards Maria. At 1:40:00, Jean is seen hugging Maria, the housemaid who she once looked down on, stating to her, most likely in response to Carol’s carelessness as well as her newfound respect for Maria, “you’re the best friend I got.” Jean’s fall helped her realize how irrational and unfounded her disdain towards Maria and other minorities is, even if she had bad experiences in the past - the fact that Maria, despite
Eugenia Phelan, nicknamed “Skeeter,” is a single, recently graduated, and defiant young woman who does not fit in with the Southern ladies she grew up with. This group of wealthy, married women is led by Miss Hilly, a deeply prejudiced woman pushing for a bill requiring white families to have a separate restroom in their homes for the African American help. After making friends with her friend’s maid, Aibileen Clark, Skeeter becomes repulsed by the way her friends behave towards their help. She then makes plans to write a book depicting the everyday struggles of African American maids working for white families by interviewing her friends’ maids.
In The Full Monty, there is a reversal of gender roles. Gaz’s wife, Pam, is working as the superintendent/manager at a company while Gaz is stuck looking for a job at job club. Pam is the one who can now provide for their son, Nathan, and Gaz feels useless because he has no source of income and can not pay for his son’s needs and wants. Because he can’t provide for his son, he has to resort to stealing, sneaking around and breaking in places. When Gaz tells her about him needing money to start his stripper business, Pam is even able to offer him a job, even though men were the ones who had done the hiring before.
Lisa is a thirty-four year old women with two children, a boy and a girl. When Lisa was fourteen, she was raped by her uncle and she never received therapy for it. Not receiving therapy has changed her life drastically. Lisa ,although a good mother, suffers from depression,tends to drink a lot more than she should, and suffers from anorexia. Because of this, her social life is unstable.