The Ideal Friendship The friendship between Adele Ratigonlle and Edna Pontellier is perhaps one of the purest relationships in The Awakening. Kate Chopin places their relationship as an important factor to the story and to Enda’s character. The relationship between the two survives into the end of the book despite Enda and Adele being displayed as near opposites by that point. Adele is a happy, organized, house wife who enjoys her children and finds purpose in this lifestyle.
The main character's journey aligns with the archetypal hero's journey in my book because they are the same character. Momma in the book resembles mother archetype character. Because of Mommas kind heartedness she has become the mother figure to a few relatives and also helped others in need no matter the skin colour. For example in the book, Momma when talking to a white dentist she says, "'When you come to borrow my money you didn't have to beg. You asked me, and I lent it."' (267)
I think that women today have the ability to be exactly who or what they want to be thanks to Elizabeth. According to most people during Elizabeth’s lifetime, not much was really expected from women, and many of them were content with those thoughts. Elizabeth (not working alone) was a huge part of what
This quote shows that Mattie is more responsible and she’s trying to look for her mother on her own. Grandfather’s death helped Mattie become more independent and more of an adult, so his death wasn't all bad. From Mattie’s response to grandfather's death I can learn that life isn’t always easy. Also, when something doesn’t go your way in life don’t give up. Just like when Mattie’s grandfather died she didn't want it to go like that
The universal knowledge and strength of a mother can become, ironically, an element that provides difficulties in many relationships. The love between a mother and daughter is eternally enchanting and frustrating, invigorating and challenging. Mothers serve as a role model and example to their daughters, providing insight and guidance in every walk of life. Despite the stress many mother-daughter relationships endure, a mother’s advice is imperative. Through examining Amy Tan’s book The Joy Luck Club, Sandhya Shetty’s painting Mother and Daughter, and “Sonnets are full of love, and this is my tome” by Christina Rossetti, the power of a mother’s influence is evident.
Accomplishing teaching with success is troublesome without the determination to do so. In Act I of the play, Kate Keller, Helen’s mother, showed determination towards helping Helen. Helen struggled a great deal since the beginning of her life, and all Kate wanted was to help her daughter lead an average life like any other child; to do this, Kate needed determination. Kate’s motherly and concerned attributes gave her the ability and strength to support her daughter.
She liked her grandmother because she believed she was strong, hardworking, and kind. An example was when she took care of Melissa Hoebee's grandfather when he was very sick so that he would not go to a nursing home. Unfortunately, Melissa Hoebee was sad when her greatest inspiration passed away at 2009 and wrote a speech about her to say for her funeral. Her speech was a way for her to say goodbye to her grandmother. This was proven when she said, ”A sad life experience that happened to me occurred in 2009 when my grandmother passed away.
At the beginning of the story the narrator says that “Mrs. Mallard was afflicted with a heart trouble,” so the woman’s friends were very careful about telling her the news. But instead of dying of depression, she died of happiness. Unlike the last story, the mood of “The Story of an Hour” is lighter and more positive relative to “The Interlopers.” Although there are two deaths in the story, it is mainly triumphant as the woman has finally been freed from the grasp of her husband, as she didn’t like
Marion Brown Expose proved in her lifetime that one doesn’t need to be arrogant and aggressive to show strength. Marion was a quiet spirit, but nevertheless, a very strong, dynamic, and effective spirit. She was the epitome of what a daughter, sister, wife, and mother should be. A prime example of her excellent character was the care of her elderly mother, which we affectionately called Mrs. Brown, until her transition. Marion wasn’t just a sister-in-law; she was our sister too.
The grandmother grew in that moment of death more than she ever did in the little parts that we read about her life, and she dies in peace. Her actions may have even changed the Misfit too. At the end, he says “she would have been a good woman if he 'd been there all her life to shoot her.” (366). This line confused me the first time reading it, but the second time around it made more sense.
Her grandmother was slowly dieing and she wanted janie to be with logan so she knows that when she leaves this earth janie will be okay. This then caused janie to feel some type of guilt due to her dying grandmother 's last wishes. Logan would also treat janie horribly and do things that were uncalled for. Janie letter ten divorced logan.
Sometimes a man says things he don’t mean. I don’t reckon he meant to talk to you thataway.” But The Misfit also shows no remorse when he shoots the grandmother in the chest after she touches him. The conflict symbolizes redemption, The Misfit symbolizes the evil that some must go through to reach the understanding of their own mistakes.
Finally characterization comes into place in both stories. In “The Story of an Hour” Mrs.Mallard has a rare reaction to finding out her husband is dead. Mrs.Mallard is happy that her husband is gone so she can be independent. Her reaction is probably not one that most people would have if there husband died. “Free,free,free!”
The surprise endings makes the works compelling and exciting to read. “The Story of an Hour” uses both dramatic and situational irony. The dramatic irony comes at the end of the story. The characters believe that Mrs. Mallard died of “joy that kills,” but the reader knows differently (168). The reader is able to understand that Mrs. Mallard felt free of her husband when she thought he was dead because the narrator took the reader inside of Mrs. Mallard’s room.
The authors of “A good man is hard to find” and “ The Jilting of Granny Weatherall” are both great short stories that present divergent seniors. For example, “Leave a well women alone. I’ll call for you when I want you… Where were you forty years ago when I pulled through mild-leg and double pneumonia?” (261) This explains Granny Weatherall sees herself as an independent women that can do anything without any assistance.