Then Roger had went home with Mrs. Luella Bates Washington Jones. When they got there she made him wash his face. After that she asked him was he hungry. Roger told her that he wasn’t hungry. She told Roger that if he wanted a new pair of shoes he could’ve just asked.
The two major lady role models, Miss Maudie and Calpurnia, teach Scout ways to become a better person and understand her father. When Scout tries to chase Walter away, Jem invites him over for dinner. Walter pours an unusual amount of molasses on his food, and Scout calls him out on it. Because of her actions, Calpurnia drags Scout into the kitchen and tells her that it “[d]on’t matter who they are, anybody [who] sets foot in [her] house’s [her] comp[a]ny” (Lee 18). Although Calpurnia scolded Scout aggressively, she does it to help Scout perceive another’s situation.
Mrs. Jones kindness changed roger in a special way it made him feel trusted and that he did not have to steal no more. On page 32 Mrs. Jones told him “you could have just asked for the money” and roger said “ma’am”. He did not know that he could just ask Mrs. Jones for some money for his blue suede shoes. On page32 Mrs. Jones asked “Roger would you want someone to come rob you when you are trying to get home and eat dinner and roger said well I don’t have anybody at home to fix me dinner? On page 32 Roger said “are you gonna take me to jail” bending over the sink and Mrs. Jones said “not with that face I would not take you any
In the book Bastard Out of Carolina, Bone survives her stepfather’s, Glen’s, abuse by finding ways to escape from it. For instance, at the beginning of chapter nine, Bone’s mother permits her to work with her in the diner for extra spending money and encourages her to occupy her days in order to avoid Glen when he comes home from work (Allison 119). Although Bone attempts to take her mother’s advice to prevent the abuse by finding ways to circumvent it, the abuse persists because Glen personally seeks out Bone. Yet, Bone discovers a diversion from Glen’s persistent abuse when she finds metal fishing hooks connected to chains at the bottom of the river behind her Aunt Raylene’s house. Bone’s desire to keep these metal hooks and chains for herself is unusual because according to societal standards such items seem to appeal more to males as sharp tools used for sport.
However, Walter is too poor to pay back Miss Caroline, while Miss Caroline does not understand, Scout explains the Cunningham’s situation but is disciplined anyway. Jem later invites Walter for supper after getting beaten up by Scout. At the supper table Walter pours molasses all over his food, Scout is surprised and is taken in the kitchen where she was lectured by Calpurnia. Scout learns from Cal that since Walter is her guest then she should respect him and anybody who sets foot in the Finches house, no matter what their social class, (Lee 33). This lesson from Calpurnia taught Scout to have manners for people and to treat most people like they are not better nor worse than
Luella first grabbed the boy she probably decided in her head to show him what's right or wrong because it seemed that the boy didn't have anybody to show him. When they arrive at Mrs. Luella's home, she lets Roger loose from the half-nelson and tells roger to go wash his face. While Roger was loose, he thought of running away, but he didn't he stayed and went to the sink to wash his face. When Mrs. Luella asked Roger if he had eaten supper and Roger said there's nobody at his home, so Mrs. Luella feeds him. To Roger Mrs. Bates was being a mother-like figure to him, she feeds Roger, she doesn't call law enforcement to take him away to jail, and she then gives him money to buy the blue suede shoes he wanted.
At school they had to change their food too because they didn't want to feel like they were doing wrong by eating Indian food for example "but she only shook her head and plowed through her way solemnly through who sandwich" (Ru par.15) this shows how much she really wanted to eat Indian food but she had to fit into the British society. What Cynthia brought made the little girl miss her Indian food which was "thin wheat chapattis, some vegetable curry, and a bottle of buttermilk" (Ru par.15) This shows that these girls just wanted to fit into the
Charmaine Balisalisa, director of creative enterprises of Paradox. (Walbert Castillo/USA Tdoday College) shared her story. She said that after moving to the US, she tried to fit in for sure, but it was not her appearance that she tried so desperately to change. She was proud of being different. She was proud of the fact that she ate hotdogs for breakfast and packed rice for lunch.
She is a very vivacious woman, and even attempted to flirt with Mr. Frank in front of both Mr. Van Daan and Mrs. Frank. The playwrights contrast the values of the two women to show that strife is a part of any group. However, Mrs. Frank and Mrs. Van Daan must work together for the common good of the group. Because the group only had a limited time after the workmen went home for the day, and when the were not able to make noise, and the dinner must be cooked, and eaten within this amount of time, it took Mrs. Frank, Mrs. Van Daan and Margot working together to be able
He didn’t understand his grandmother obsession over food. He says in his essay that he knows his grandmother "obsession wasn’t with food... or money". Jonathans grandmother had one plate that everyone hailed to which was chicken and carrots. By that time Jonathan was not yet a vegetarian. Granted, the day came when they were both with their babysitter enjoying a delicious plate of chicken with carrot that his grandmother had prepared.