Her doctor told her the devastating news that her triplets would not survive when she was in the third month of her pregnancy because she did not have a functioning cervix. According to Daily Mail, Morrison described the feeling of finding out her babies would not live, saying: According to Kidspot, Morrison explained her triplets birth, saying: The new mother got to spend time with her babies and took pictures of them to mark the moment they were born. After the loss of her three "angels," Morrison shared a picture of them, hoping to connect with other parents who experienced the tragic loss of a child. Morrison received a mixed response to the photo of her stillborn babies.
Individuals sometimes keep hurtful, embarrassing situations and memories as secrets from their loved ones for their own protection. In the book titled “ The Color of Water.” James McBride writes his life story as well as a tribute to the life of his white Jewish mother. In the story, there are many secrets that exist and the burden of them tears people and relationships apart. The theme of the burden of secrets is displayed throughout the novel in Ruth’s inability to openly discuss her past to anyone because she is hurt and wants to protect her family. There were many secrets in this book for instance Ruth’s sexual abuse by her father, when Ruth became pregnant by Peter in Suffolk, Virginia and of Ruth’s racist father all were very sad memories that she did not want to tell anyone about.
By the time my mother passed away due to melancholia, I started to recall those memories. When she smiling announced her pregnancy, she did not say that her colleagues were edging her out. Her action inconvenience and mental retardation made her dull. Her colleagues seized the opportunity to accuse her for neglect of duty, trying to push the only female actuary out. My mother endured morning sickness to work harder, but mental and physical double whammy led to an abortion.
There are many different arguments that people can make upon the idea if abortion should be legal or not. First of all, abortion can mentally and emotionally scar the women in many ways. Also, having an abortion is inhumane for the woman to do to her baby. Penny Nance said, ““The big secret of abortion, though, is that it not only kills an unborn baby, it scars women physically, emotionally, and mentally forever.” Should a women have the choice in choosing whether she wants her baby or not? Me personally, because of religion, am against the idea of abortion, but if the women really wants an abortion, who am I to tell her she shouldn’t?
To start off, Aspen Baker uses the rhetorical appeal of pathos. The speaker says " When I found out I was pregnant and I didn't know what to do with the baby, my friend Pauly brought up without any hesitation how she had an abortion, and she said it without a care " to many of the viewers could impact them as feeling sad, the way her friend said it as if abortion wasn't a big deal. It shows the viewer how they’re are people in the world who won’t care, and when a person is going through deciding
After reading the novel The Secret Life of Bees, it would be easy to think that the main theme is discrimination or family, but in reality it is actually focused on the toll that mental illness takes on a family. The protagonist of this novel, Lily Owens, has always had a troublesome life. Both her parents, Terrence Owens, also known as T. Ray, and Deborah Fontanel are ridden with illness, sadly caused from each other. Lily also meets a new family in this novel after running away from her cruel father who abuses her. This family is also dealing with mental illness.
Dr. Raeburn, her physiatrist would ask about her life as he asked about her parents she responded "my father was a dick and my mother seemed to like him" then Raeburn asked about her dad and she responded "I hate my father almost as much as I hate the word dad. So, you can assume her relationship with her father was bad right then and there. One Possible reason for her behavior and mental instability. She spoke of her mother dying slowly at the hospital due to kidney failure but that she believed her father drove her away in the ambulance to die. She
An aspect of the Funcionalist theory that can be applied to both characters is anomie , defined as “the loss of direction of the individual when social controls become ineffective”(Marshall). Through McRae we learn that his mother died when he was young and his dad was an alcoholic. Growing up, he had no parental guidance or support as a result, he ends up in trouble with the law for his incident in the Air Force. The theory of anomie can also be recognized in Belle Starr , from her history of sexual abuse conducted from her mother’s partners. Basically, rules and regulations don’t work anymore internally or externally as she tries to take vengeance on the men who remind her of her terrible
Lena like Milly was alone in the world, both of their husbands were out of the picture and would have to give birth to their child alone. Again Mrs. Hines would play a role in the birth of the child. As she helped birthed Lena’s child Mrs. Hines began to have flashbacks and imagined helping Milly give birth. Once the baby is born Mrs. Hines believes that it is her grandchild and goes into a state of denial and wants to take the child with her. Faulkner states “She did not even see, to be aware that the door has opened, that the was anyone or anything in the room save herself and whatever it was the she had spoken to with that wailing cry in a tongue unknown to man.” (Faulkner, 399).
In Afghanistan, a recent case in 2012 sprout in which a teenage girl was shot in the head by Taliban gunmen just because she wanted a equality in education for women. Her name was Malala Yousafzai. She explained that "[she] didn't want [her] future to be imprisoned in four walls and just cooking and giving birth" and wanted the same for every single women in her country. (Husain) These girls are restrained from school lessons by the socialistic ideas which discriminate girls in education. The ideas that obstruct women as such are things like son preference of the family and societal expectations for women to become caregivers in the household.