She is less disciplinary than George. Mrs Hadley begins to feel redundant as the house is the mother, the father, and the nursemaid. The mother wishes to shut down the house and she encourages George to do so. She is apprehensive of the nursery’s realism. Peter Hadley is the child of George and Lydia.
As a punishment for committing adultery, Hester must wear the A until the court says she does not have to wear it any more. In addition, Hester, as a single parent, must raise Pearl until she grows up. When Hester gives birth to Pearl, the first thing Pearl noticed about her mother is the A. It physically tortures Hester to have to look at Pearl everyday, and think about her sin. Together Pearl and the A are constant reminders that she will never escape her past mistake.
Hester Prynne, The Scarlet Letter’s protagonist, is a strong, kind, and proud yet humble woman. Through all of the struggles in her difficult lifetime, she persevered and did her best to make up for her sins. Hester raised her illegitimate child to be a wonderful, upstanding person without the help of her male counterpart. She taught Pearl the difference between right and wrong. Hester used her sin as a lesson to her daughter to learn from your mistakes, but not to let them define who you are.
“What happened?” She questioned with concern I finished my weeping and crying for the most part, and told my mom in a post crying voice trying to hold back tears, “I peed in the pool, and it turned blue for some reason. Then everyone was staring at me like I was some sort of monster.” “Why on earth would you pee in the pool?” My mom said with disappointment. “I don’t know” I exclaimed with sorrow. “The worst part was, there was a kid who laughed at me and announced to the whole world what I did in the pool,” I explained to her. After I told my mom about the kid who made fun of me, she was most upset about that than anything else.
And since Maddy has seen it as fear the fish help calm those thoughts. The author tells about the water and that fish have to breathe underwater to show the resemblance to the accident Maddy was in. The language here demonstrates that Maddy has to realize the benefits of water even though she's afraid of water. Ever since the accident, Maddy has been scared of water. She thinks that the accident is all her fault and that she killed her best friend.
While there, Edna begins learning to swim, and as she learns to control the water she in turn discovers that she has agency over her own body. When she comes back from the island, this new outlook on life clashes with her husband’s old world values, and he endeavors to stop what he sees as utter madness. At one point, a family doctor recommends to Léonce that Edna spend time at her ancestral home, far away from the water, to return her behavior to what he knows as normal. Edna expresses a dislike of and actively avoids certain parts of society, but cannot fully separate herself from the motherly duties forced onto her by traditional gender roles, unlike her muse Mademoiselle Reisz. These duties, ultimately, prove to be the fetters that cause Edna to sink downward, and lead her to end her life in the same ocean where it truly
She spent her time as a teenager trying to control her harsh temper as to not hurt the ones she loves. The author depicts this internal struggle when Jo goes to her mother for help saying, “It’s my dreadful temper! I try to cure it; I think I have and then it breaks out worse than ever” (Alcott 100). As the story progresses, both her and her mother notice improvements and are quite proud. Later in the story she fights with Laurie on the grounds that at this point in her life, she is independent and feels as if she doesn’t need or want love whatsoever.
Luella Bates Washington Jones could 've left Roger to go home hungry, without any friends or family, although she decides to shelter him, clean his face, and feed him. The text states, “Um-hum! And your face is dirty. I got a great mind to wash your face for you. Ain’t you got nobody home to tell you to wash your face?” In this quote, Mrs. Luella is showing a large amount of compassion to the teenager, firstly forgiving him immediately, and then offering to clean him up, right after he was about to rob her.
Hazel says that going to school will be useless because, in the future, she is most likely not going to be able to use that knowledge. Hazel Grace further finds out about the adventures and surprises in life and the people who are in a worse situation than hers. The reason why Hazel starts to have faith in life or how she got to meet Augustus Waters is because of her mother. Her mother helps her plenty through life and the hard times for the past few years. Her mother does support Hazel emotionally, medically and financially.
He says: “My mother was of the sea, as were all of her people, and her horizon were the very literal ones she scanned with her dark fearless eyes” (Macleod 6). I think the narrator is saying that like the sea his mother is dark and intimidating like her people who are also fishing people. In my opinion I think the mother makes the mood of the story dark and melancholy. She wants so much out of her husband and children, and when they don’t do what she wants she doesn’t talk to them. The mother puts too much pressure on the family to do what her family did.
“If you don 't want to sink, you better figure out how to swim.” (66) This is Jeannette’s father Rex teaching her how to swim by throwing her back into the water after sinking the first time. It is also a good representation of Rose Mary and Rex’s parenting skills insteading of coddling their children they present them with challenging them, some even life threatening, that the children are faced with. Jeannette Walls’ shows very little personal reflection in The Glass Castle though she does show a lot of detail in events, written like a piece of journalism.
Once out of the jail she steals a paddle boat, so that she and Curzon can try to find her sister Ruth. Isabel does this even though she might get killed if they found her which makes her brave. ); Obedient(pg.153, Isabel goes to get fresh water for Madam even though she doesn 't want to do it and she is to weak to do it. When she has to carry the buckets back she has to take one at a time because she doesn 't have enough strength to carry both at once. Even though she was weak and didn 't want to get water she still did it which shows that she is