Case 10 The Experience of Seena Seena is a fifteen years old adolescent studying in grade 9. Her family consists of her father, mother and an elder sister. Her mother has been a Schizophrenic for four years. Seena’s mother hails from a different part of India and found it really very difficult to get adjusted to the culture of Kerala. She was working as a maid-servant in a neighboring family and became a severe mental patient due to the cruel and inhuman treatment of the family members where she was working.
Catherine then became aware of the situation she was in but she didn’t leave, instead she stuck around for the worst part. The abuser was furious that he wound up with a record and he began to beat her regularly. Catherine had to find a job where she wasn’t working directly with customers so that she could hide her black eyes and bruises on her face. She went to
Ethan met Zeena when he was caring for his mother that died from…. Ethan claims that she filled the emptiness within him that he longed for. Ethan decisions in taking Zenobia as his wife is his fateful choice that traps in the village of Starkfield. Zeena takes many things from Ethan 's life that causes him to be unsatisfied and unsuccessful in life. “Twice or thrice before she had suddenly packed Ethan’s valise and started off to Bettsbridge, or even Springfield, to seek the advice of some new doctor, and her husband had grown to dread these expeditions because of their cost” (pg.
Due to Patient's bad habit, Wife is getting constantly angry and experiences both depression and anxiety. Wife is currently on Zoloft under counselor supervision. Patient's son, Robert (15), is very close with Patient but tends to rationalize Patient's bad habits due to lack of comprehensive understanding of the issue. Patient's daughter, Tina (12), tends to antagonize Wife and Son and acts oppositional, feeling that she is unwanted and not treated fairly due to her struggle in school. Family situation is separated and segregated due to constant tense atmosphere between its members.
Abuse of Women in the book ‘The Colour Purple’ by Alice Walker “Cruel, violent, or unfair treatment, especially of someone who does not have the power to prevent it”  Abuse can be both physical and mental. In the novel ‘The Colour Purple’ by Alice Walker, the women are victims of both physical and mental abuse. From the very start we understand the plight or the position of the protagonist, Celie. It starts with her father abusing her when her mother was ill. She was blackmailed to stay quiet about it. The father does not respect his daughters and regards them as objects to satisfy the needs of men.
When I was first born in the hospital my father left. My mother then started to get into a very depression kind of state. Her life was a dark hole My mother would abuse me physically and mentally by telling me she wishes she never had me. She would also hit me till I start to bruise and cry. I was always in a terrible state.
Baby Happylot was sixteen years old now, and her silence of all these years was filled by a terrible darkness when her Dad passed away due to pneumonia. Her grandmother too, had become feeble and was awaiting the call of a peaceful death. Her mother used to make little money with the sewing she did. Baby Happylot was struggling with her own problems amidst all the real world trouble. She wanted to take flight to her dreamy world for real
The way her cruel and sinister stepdad treats her and her family. One of the things he does is he verbally abuses Eleanor with hurtful words he writes on her diary or notebook everyday until one day he threatened her and went too far. It made her so frightened that she had to move to her uncle’s because she didn't know what to do. And because of that, she had to leave Park too. The thing is that her mom can't divorce or do anything to him because she doesn't know where she could get money and how she’s going to make a living by herself or even what Richie would do to her.
The first journal article provides explanations about how the bullying is presented in Margaret Atwood’s Cat’s Eye and how it affects the main character’s to the point she hurt herself to escape from the emotional pain she had to bear. The article shows that the physical and emotional bullying directed towards Elaine comes from the fact that she was different form her other friends, who mostly came from strongly dominant patriarchal families. She dressed and acted differently for her father gave her freedom to do and wear what she wanted. Thus, her supposed-to-be best friends forced her to change because they thought Elaine’s behaviour and appearance were not lady-like. The article explained how this act of phsychological bullying affected
I was forced to grow up before my time, I was the oldest girl so I had to take care of my younger siblings and helped my parents. At a tender age of six I can recall losing my older brother Bertram to Sickle Cell Anemia, he was my best friend. his death leave a void so I became a loner, which continued for a while and proved detrimental. Also, it left a strain on my parent’s relationship especially my mom. For years after his death she struggled with personality changes and many times she was unpredictable and feared her.