he [also] wants Grace’s story for both personal and professional reasons” (Toron, para. 10). Unlike everyone else around her, Grace holds on to what she truly wants without revealing it to others. Her behavior, although cryptic and suspicious at times, allows the reader to sympathize with her because although her desires are not explicitly stated, it can be inferred that she desires her freedom above
Bayard was beginning to understand his daughter further after the hardship of Ma. Billy Joe did not want her father to be "out of the dust" (209) because he was the only family she had left. Billy Joe was thrilled to finally have a normal relationship with her father after she forgave him
“My wife will never die for me…,”(p. 1311) this quote shows that he knows what is happening is because of his actions in the past. He feels guilty for what happened and knows that it is his responsibility to end the madness and save his wife. John Proctor affected his wife immensely with his guilt by confessing lechery and then acting as if he hates
Aibileen, as the brightest representation of Mammy stereotype, conforms with the stereotype’s generally recognized behavior. In accordance with the popular description of Mammy stereotype, Aibileen is very kind and accommodating. In the movie she is in love with the white girl, the mistresses’ daughter, as with her own child, which is considered as the best she can do. Despite the austerity of her mistress, she never gets angry and agrees with all the conditions she is put in, that is when she is asked to use separate bathroom just because of her skin color. Moreover, her dedication to the white family could be seen from her relationship with Mae, the little girl.
I will still be scared of turning out like my mother. I'll still fear that one day I will be the spitting imagine of who she is, inside and out. She left her children for something that took over her life; left a great man for someone that made her hate herself, and chose to continue to live that way despite how many times her children have begged her to change. I'll still fear turning out like my father, his past abusive relationships with my mother and the mother of his other three children, and the past abusive realtionship with him and myself. Maybe I'll fear the fact that they both have their blood running through my veins and I have watched the struggle and the pain, and in twenty years I don't want to live the same way.
Nanny would always tell Janie that love comes later in a relationship and that love is not as important in a relationship as security. Nanny shrunk the horizon, which for Janie represented her hope for a loving relationship, and made Janie believe that it was going to be something accessible. Some people 's dreams come true easily while “for others they sail forever on the horizon, never out of sight, never landing until the Watcher turns his eye away in resignation, his dreams mocked to death by time” (1). This quote explains that although some people may
She knew how much of an abomination killing her husband would be to society, but she loved Laila enough to risk the punishment. Instead of running away from Kabul with Laila, Mariam stayed behind so that Laila would never get in trouble for killing Rasheed. She was then arrested and later shot for murder (371). Mariam sacrificed her own life so that Laila could marry Tariq and live happily and freely with her family. She gave up everything, even her life for those whom she loved, even though they biologically were not her children.
Holden is eager to meet up with Phoebe one last time to say goodbye and return her money before he leaves the area. “I told her I was Phoebe Caulfield’s brother...please give her the note”(Salinger 201). Holden is able to convey he is will not be returning, but realizes he can’t leave due to the meaningful connection he has with his sister. Holden is eager support her and do “his job” of protecting her innocence, avoiding all bad language. Thousands of little kids..
Bethia is the same because she had always represented and defended anyone who was unique. In the end of the book Bethia says this as a conclusion, “I am not a hero. Life has not required it of me. But neither will I go to my grave a coward, silent about what I did, and what it cost. ”(249).
After living in a world with no freedom with only memories of her life before, Offred begins to get frustrated. Once Offred begins to see that even high ranking people in this society break the rules, she begins to as well. Although, Offred knows breaking the rules is wrong and can have consequences she can not continue to live this way. It began with small rules such as women in the red center communicating and sharing names.
Children and adults differ in the way they perceive the world, but fear passes down from one generation to another generation and from one civilization to other civilizations. Adults can and should learn from ‘childish’ behavior, just as children have long learned from the adults in their environment. This behavior includes the way children view the world without fear and focus on key traits. Adults grow out of the observing phase and act on the societal grounds upon which they have learned. In The Scarlet Letter, Nathanial Hawthorne describes a time period where adults need a child’s help most.
Cassandra Abbarno Mrs. Melissa Lyons AP Lit 29 October 2015 The Scarlet Letter RRJ Chapters 11-13 In chapters 11-13 of The Scarlet Letter, Nathaniel Hawthorne focuses on just a few of the many motifs involved in the novel. The Day/Night motif as well as the Evocative names play an important role in the part of the book. If we recall just chapter 12 alone, “The Minister's Vigil”, we see Day vs Night play out in front of us.
Through all the conflicts of The Scarlet Letter, Hester is put through many hardships which she must learn to overcome, but when the Puritan Community threatens to take away her child she is put in an unrighteous position. Hester definitely deserves to be able to keep her daughter Pearl because they are each a lesson for each other, she keeps Hester from going insane, and taking her away, in a way, would be saying God made a mistake. As the novel progresses, Hester and Pearl use each other to help one another get through unfortunate conflicts which results in a mutually beneficial lesson. Having Pearl around Hester serves as a bittersweet reminder of the scarlet letter brazen on her bosom, always reminiscing her of her false step in the past of committing