Next, the ties of marriage between Curley and his wife, limits Curley's wife to the fact that she should stay at home all day and not socialize. Curley's wife wants someone agreeable to talk to because she doesn’t “like Curley” because he “ain’t a nice fella” (89). Curley’s wife does not feel content with her marriage to Curley and she wishes for someone to be nice and keep her company.Curley's wife exhibits a longing for someone to talk to and a place to be a part of rather than be friendless and unsociable. Steinbeck's description of Crooks, Candy, and Curley's wife proves that being segregated and companionless is damaging, while a population of people can be promising.In Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck, there is a description of migrant workers that is not unlike some of the cycles in our world today. People get jobs and then spend all they earn on recreational activities until the next paycheck in which they repeat the
There at the hospital Inman realises that he should return home to Ada, the woman he loves. The story of Inman 's journey interlaces with Ada 's story. With the absence of her father Ada is left alone to maintain the farm she inherited. Lonely, depressed and confused, she slowly lets the farm wither away until it becomes nothing. Her neighbors began to see the change in the farm and send
With deserted streets and quiet houses, Starkfield sleeps silently. Gradually, inhabitants wake from their slumber and start another day stuck in perpetual monotony. All who remain in the small town are trapped--trapped by the intense weather and even by their own minds. Using the setting, Wharton shapes her protagonist, Ethan Frome into a man riddled with internal conflict and regret.
However, when he returned home that evening, he found his mother had fallen ill, and couldn’t help him make ends meet. As the week progressed, his mother ran down her clock, and Alex would refill her time every evening. Alex’s progress at the mine was poor, however, and he was finding less and less viable goods to trade. Between meeting his family quota, keeping his mother alive, and putting bread on the table for his family, Alex was stuck between a rock and a hard
Unfortunately, her parents are unfamiliar to her, and she does not tell or show pain except through physical actions. Her parents become oblivious to her plight, for she will not tell them what happened to her. Melinda’s mouth also closes a surprising amount of times when confronted by just about anything. For example, she is completely silent when faced down by her guidance counselor and parents. Her parents go as far to ask her why she is silent.
Later, Amir and Soraya walked hand in hand through the cemetery sobbing. After Baba died, Amir began to learn many new things about Soraya’s family. He learned that Soraya’s father is an odd man, unemployed and on welfare. Also, that he suffered from terrible migraines that had him isolate himself in his room for a week. Soraya’s mother, has a talent of singing but the General forbids this.
Mayella’s father care for her, rather he beats her and leaves her alone for days. This is displayed perfectly through, “Their relief check was far from enough to feed the family and there was strong suspicion that Papa drank it up anyway- he sometimes went off in the swamp for days and came home sick”(244). No wonder Mayella is lonely, her father leaves her alone to take care of the entire family and when he would return she would have to take care of Bob. Her lack of friendships and no parental figure leaves her devastated and lonely in an unforgiving
Just like Sal, Ben is also suffering. Sal’s mother abandoned her by living to her “own journey” and Ben’s mother abandoned him by being sick and needing to be in a mental hospital. As you can notice, Ben’s family is strange in one way, his mother is a serious mental problem needing to be in a mental hospital and when he goes there she even doesn 't notice that he is
Unfortunately for Sarah, reading is her favorite activity. She has no close family. She has no friends. She no longer has visitors. Each month Sarah is coerced by her nurses to receive a blood transfusion that leaves her feeling drained like a sponge that has been fully rung.
Alice condition worsens and she is unable to give coherent lectures so she loses her job. John, Alice’s husband, gets offered a job with the Mayo clinic and Alice ask him whether he could take a year off. Then, Alice goes to an Alzheimer’s conference where she gives a speech about her experience with living with Alzheimer’s. During the speech, she used a highlighter to prevent herself from reading the same sentence. Meanwhile, Alice condition continues to worsen.
He would spend his time “reading on the front porch until he became bored” isolation himself from others (Hemingway). Harold never talked to people outside his home and when he did converse it was his mother he spoke to. Since, Harold isolates himself it prevents additional stressful situations but also hurts his transition back to regular life. In contrast, Bob Leckie