In the novel, The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy one of the protagonists, Rahel, explores different relationships involving love to discover who she wants to become as a person. Rahel grows up in a household with her twin brother Estha and mother Ammu. Throughout Rahel’s childhood, she suffers a great deal of trauma mainly caused from the multiple deaths in her family. Rahel and the rest of her relatives break each other down and use love as a weapon against each other. The household she lives in never provides Rahel with the love and support she needs to grow as a person.
In the 19th century, there is no much rights for women, women have to respect their husband and family. There is no much opportunity for women, so they don’t have any choice for their own life, career and freedom. That why the family is anything for women. That why when Mrs.Mallard heard the death of her husband, the world was break by prices for her. For instance, the author uses “she did not hear the story as many women have heard the same, with paralyzed inability to accept its significance.
In I’ll Give you the Sun by Jandy Nelson readers meet Jude, a girl struggling to cope with her dysfunctional family, for she feels as though they have neglected her. Kathy Griffin is an American actress who has a very strong relationship with her mother. The key to a healthy parent to child relationship as shown by Romeo and Juliet, I’ll Give you the Sun, and the relationship between Kathy and Maggie Griffin is communication. Juliet closed herself off from the Nurse after she gave her advice she did not agree with. If Juliet had stayed open with the Nurse, maybe she could have kept Juliet from taking her life.
In conclusion, after examining the parenting of three so-called “parents” in Less Than Zero, it became apparent that they are all just as immoral as their offspring, neglecting them and only providing monetary support. In Bret Easton Ellis’s novel Less Than Zero, the parents are just as immoral as their children, and act as a symbolic representation of the materialistic nature and hollowness of the upper class. Kim’s mother, a successful film producer, is not a successful mother, as she leaves her daughter to get updates about her whereabouts via gossip magazines. Clay’s mother on the other hand, is physically present in the novel, but is emotionally absent, as she provides zero support to her drug using son and couldn’t care less that he had just returned from four months at school. Clay’s father, much like Clay’s mother, provides no emotional support, and is not there when Clay needs a supportive figure in his life.
When someone loses an important person in their life they wind up with something or someone different to fill the void. At the beginning of the story the female protagonist had just lost her husband from sickness. After the death of the husband the woman is sent to the institution to be reprogrammed in order to forget and be ready for a new life again. When she first enters the institution she is given a picture of a man she does not know to replace her picture of her partner that was taken away. As the story unfolds, she spends more time in the widow shelter she learns more about how to be an even better housewife for her next partner.
The setting foreshadows the future occurrence that will take place at Gates Head. Jane Eyre has three cousins in Gateshead, who are Georgianna Reed, Eliza Reed and John Reed who treat her horrible especially John Reed as Jane Eyre proclaims, “ He bullied me and punished me not two or three times in the week, nor once or twice in the day but continually: every nerve I had feared him…” (Bronte 9). Jane Eyre being in the Gateshead was paranoid to be near John Reed. “Mrs. Reed was blind and deaf on the subject she never saw him strike or heard him abuse me…” (Bronte 9).
When the money ran out herself and Des began fighting a lot and he moved out as a result. Angela has bills that are piling up and she is becoming worried. Ricky’s shoes are letting in the wet but she does not have any spare money. Angela cannot get Ricky into nursery as she does not have a job and is becoming bored at home with the baby. The baby is hard work and Angela cannot take her eyes off Michelle.
When her caretakers and her family decided to appeal a judge to carry out euthanasia on her to rid her of her sufferings, the appeal of was decline. She lay in that coma until pneumonia snatched her life away. All possible resources at the hospital was used to try and get her out of the coma. But, all their efforts were in vain. After all those years of trying and failing to help her, she ended her life having to suffer the dreadful pneumonia before she moved on.
Detailed summary of IMMIGRANT The Novel Immigrant portrays the life of a female protagonist named Nina who works as a lecturer in Miranda House. At a very early age she had lost her father and was compelled to live under the shelter of her grandparents along with her mother. Her father passed away because of sudden cardiac arrest leaving Nina and her mother Shanthi in distress. Nina made her first step towards freedom as she got the lectureship in her alma mater and freed her mother from the scorn of her grandparents. Nina who had lost her father tried finding his replacement in Rahul, her English professor while pursuing her Master’s Degree in Miranda House; Rahul was a serial lover to whom she lost her virginity in her innocence.
He provided her with a companion for her to spend time. He hated her looks because she didn’t look like typical English woman. “Nimi did not accompany her husband on tour, unlike the other wives, who went along on horseback or elephantback or camelback or in palkis… Nimi was left to sit alone in Bonda… she had spent nineteen years within the confines of her father’s compound and she was still unable to contemplate the idea of walking through the gate… She was uncared for, her freedom useless, her husband disregarded his duty.” (TIL p.171) She just has to enjoy the view around within the residence and is left without any joy which normally a woman needs to have in her life. Her life is restricted into four walls, “She climbed up the stairs to the flat roof in the slow civility of summer disks, and watched the Jamuna flowing… Cows were on their way; bells were ringing in the temple; she could see birds testing… she could see the ruins of hunting lodge…” (TIL p.172) This confinement made her desolated. Her life is ruined.