She was outraged and demanded on tagging along, even after Jo refused. Meg and Jo eventually notified her that she cannot go with them because Laurie had invited them only. Another example is when Amy gave the whole class pickled limes but not Jenny. Although Jenny was somewhat rude to Amy, Amy should've been nicer and showed Jenny that she was the better person. Due to Amy’s stubbornness, Jenny told on Amy and the teacher punished her at school (Alcott 72).
When her daughter complained she did not want to play the piano, Amy’s mother said” So ungrateful, if she had as much talent as she has temper, she’d be famous now”. Amy’s mother was selfish, she only cared how can let Amy to be famous not what Amy’s like. Amy’s mother thought that Amy can be successful as long as Amy followed her mother’s mind. Also, Amy’s mother always compared her daughter with another people. For instants, her mother asked “What’s the capital of Finland” to her daughter because she knew “a three- year- old boy who knew the capital of all the states and even most of the European countries”.
In the passage, she expresses her dissatisfaction with the lifestyle she has driven herself into along with the help of Nick. Her boredom with this lifestyle and personality is apparent through her narrative in which she describes her tendency to change personality as “the way some women change fashion” (Flynn 222). Her primary nature is quite ferocious and strays from the nature of the typical American wife. Amy’s main personality can be described as a “chillingly monstrous female figure” and a “cunning villain” who commits many unforgivable acts (Orman 7, 9). These unforgivable acts help describe her many deviant character
But, when she goes to return her name, Adam doesn’t take her seriously at all. He wasn’t paying attention to her and says, “Put it down over there, O.K. ?” (1243). Adam feels he is superior. Adam’s reluctance to listen to Eve or take her seriously at all emphasizes the power of hierarchical relationship.
Amy imagines herself as a perfect being, since she could be anything in America. The reader learns she believes she can be anything at first, even though she realizes later she was wrong. The final quote of evidence is, “I was a dainty ballerina girl standing by the curtain, waiting to hear the music that would send me floating on my tiptoes... I was Cinderella stepping from her pumpkin carriage with sparkly cartoon music filling the air.” This is saying Amy is multiple people through two metaphors, showing how she could be anything in America, and she thought she was everyone. The author Amy Tan used different types of figurative language to develop character.
If you live in the south today you learn to respect your parents real quick either you learn easy or the hard way but apparently addie gave up on her children and it wasn't going to work out anyways because she didn't appreciate her children and had most to make up for the last. Undoubtedly the connection between these two characters is disrespect and
Because of the absence of the father, Amanda becomes the head of the family and gains the authority of controlling her children. However unfortunately, it doesn 't signifies that women gains power because she educates her children according to the patriarchal values, including that a woman