In the end of the novel, Jillian, Beth, and Katherine realize that they do not need to follow Macie anymore because she is a horrible person. They tried to testify against Macie in a criminal trial. Other than all the horrible acts she came up with to mistreat Leslie, Macie perjured herself in her deposition. In a way, the death of Leslie Gatlin opened everyone’s eyes so they could see the reality of life. It changed three people and their outlook on what the right thing to do is.
Mallard processes her husband's death and the theme of death. Once Mrs. Mallard learns of the passing of Mr. Mallard, she has a brief period of indescribable grief. She soon realizes the benefits of her husband passing and she is feeling conflicted. She has an internal debate thinking that she should be grieving and upset but she is actually finding the benefits and positives of it. Chopin writes, “And yet she had loved him - sometimes.
Mel was telling a story on how he used to think that her first wife was her life, but now he hated her guts. As for Terri, Mel 's second wife, she was telling a story about her previous husband who is abusive and hurts her, but she still thinks that he was able to do those things because of his love for her. As they reminisce about their previous romances and relationships, Mel interrupted the conversation when he said that if something happens to him or her wife, they will just grief for a while and then the surviving person will find someone else to
Although this is the final stage, not everyone who loses a loved one reaches this stage. Some people may not be able to move past the anger and denial that they experience. The people who reach this stage of grief are not in a state of depression, but they are also not in a state of happiness. In the novel, Susie’s father, Jack Salmon, says, “Last night it had been my father who had finally said it, ‘She’s never coming home.’ A clear and easy piece of truth that everyone who had ever known me had accepted.
Randy made it very clear from an adult perspective that you will always need your parents in your life. Although your parents will not be there throughout your whole life, you will always have a part of them inside of you and they will always be proud of your decisions and sacrifices you make for your family. In this story, I became more aware that your parents and only your parents will always be in your life to tell you the right things from the wrong things. This story was my favorite story because it was very inspirational from the examples that were used to make up the story. Randy Pausch was elaborating on the topic that you will never know how long you get to spend time with your parents throughout your life, so you have to make the most out of it.
On the other hand, Elie finds out that even though he believes his father is useless, he should still stand by him and help him along the journey. Both of these examples are showing how valuable you parents and family are even when times get hard and
Mama doesn’t know what she wants to do with the money, but she does know one thing for sure, that the family needs to move out of the cramped unit because the family is starting to fall apart. They are constantly fighting and Walter is always drinking so that when he gets home he won’t be angry and he drinks to forget the pain of what is going on back at home. Mama sees that Walter and Ruth’s marriage is falling apart, that Travis needs his own space and that he needs his own bed instead of sleeping on the couch, that Beneatha is tired of being in a space that is suffocating. Mama and her husband said that when they got married that they wanted to move out of the unit and get a house of their own but then when they had kids they didn’t have to money to move out a get a house. She saw that it was tearing him apart.
This helps her realize all of the caring and positive things her father has done for her, like attending night school to support the family, and risking his own life to find her during a dust storm. Billie Jo realizes that “[her] father stayed rooted, even with [her] tests and [her] temper, even with the double sorrow of his grief and [her] own, he had kept a home until [she] broke it” (269). Her encounter with this man changes Billie Jo’s perspective on her father, and causes her to head back home. When she arrives, “[her] father is waiting at the station and [she calls] him Daddy for the first time since Ma died” (273). As they walk home together, Billie Jo is “forgiving him step by step, for the pail of kerosene ...
The daughters statement was clearly just her opinion on her mother passing not with any back up evidence which would of gave the mother a more solid thought on just her passing. So the speaker doesn’t seem so enthusiastic about the way her family judges her value, her worth, or her performance. The mother seems in distress which is also just like a student being graded in school and they don’t meet the standards that are set for them by others. The irony here is that rather than parents mark their children, it is the children and father who is marking her, which is the commonly thought to be the most important figure in the household and family.
When I was nine years old (2010), death touched my family through my older sister, Margot Kate Jackson Fowler, known by many as Katie Fowler. This affected me in tremendous ways which will stay with me for life. Whenever I see or hear of death regarding family members, I draw instant connections to the death of my sister. When guddu and Saroo were separated that night, not knowing that it would be their last moment together; they didn’t say goodbye. I can relate to this on a personal level as I never got to say goodbye to my sister.
Robert lost his mother when he was seventeen months of age. His grandmother stepped in his life and took over. She was everything to him; she raised him and sends him to school. Robert said, “If I didn’t have my grandma, I wouldn’t have been the young man who I am today. My grandma really played a big role in my life, like being the mother, the father, everything to me, a friend.”
After the extremely stressful experience of almost encountering her mother on the streets, the speaker returns to her home and begins to question the way that she's living. She recognizes that she's not living a happy life, saying that "[she'd] tried to make a home for myself here, tried to turn the apartment into the sort of place where the person [she] wanted to be would live. " This statement is extremely profound because the speaker recognizes
" This metaphor helps her son make connections to things he can understand, so he can grasp what his mother his trying to say. Which in this case, is letting John Q Adam know that he can and will have big adventures away from the sheltering of his parents. That it's ok to go and live life, because by doing so he will obtain more wisdom which will cause him to