Delphine has numerous responsibilities and heavy weight on her shoulders. She had to look out and take maternal care of her younger siblings, as well as reveal to them the mystery of their past and why their mother abandonned at a very young age. In addition to all her internal and external issues, society is no help. All in all, the setting of the story has had a immense and great impact on the story’s conflict and the character’s dilma and
The Loneliness of Curley’s Wife In the book “Of Mice and Men” John Steinbeck displays several themes and truly captures the characters dreams, life goals, and loneliness. Steinbeck introduces an interesting character whom he never gives a name and uses her to show that she 's not an authoritative figure but most of all an isolated character. She is flirtatious and doesn 't like or respect his husband as he doesn 't respect her.
“…he’s a Cunningham,” (Lee 26). These are the words of six-year-old Jean Louise “Scout” Finch. She speaks down about Walter Cunningham, Jr. due to his family being in poverty. Harper Lee, author of To Kill a Mockingbird shows the readers through the use of imagery that having privileges will lead to the confusion and ignorance of the lives of the less fortunate through the experiences of Walter Cunningham, Sr., Walter Cunningham, Jr., and the Ewell family. Walter Cunningham, Jr. is judged deeply by Scout throughout the novel due to unwealthy roots.
Mayella was not favored by the people in Maycomb. She was extremely poor and never spoke on any harassment she suffered from her father. Tom Robinson attempts to get the truth out in the open when he is giving his testimony, “She said what her papa do to her don’t count” (Doc B). Mayella doesn’t fully understand that her father is physically abusive towards her. To her it’s just love.
Filled with the anxieties of a young girl and her town, ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ has a diverse cast of characters, including one Mayella Ewell. Although not the main character, she plays a pivotal role as the victim in the Tom Robinson case. In Lee’s story, direct characterization from Scout, figurative language on the stand, and other details throughout the story help readers sympathize with Mayella Ewell, as they paint a picture of her homelife and the societal obstacle course set before her. In the Court scene, there are many instances where the officials’ interactions with Mayella, and her reactions to them, can make the reader feel sympathetic towards her. One such instance, reoccuring several times throughout the scene, is when Atticus calls her ‘Miss’ Mayella Ewell to which she responds with hurt and anger, saying “Won’t answer a word you say long as you keep on mockin‘ me.”
She was alone, she was humiliated by the town, she had to hide away because she was not able to cope. In Tim O’Brien’s article he states, “After her death, Emily is reunited with the other members of her southern class …”, which means, in death, with the people she loved she will no longer be alone” (O’Brien
SOME PEOPLE JUST SHOULDN’T HAVE CHILDREN, SHOULD THEY?” (Jackson 225). She acts pleasantly with the infant in front of Hellen Crane but, shows her judgmental thoughts while writing the letter. This shows that she wears a mark in public and only shows her true self when alone. Although she had been living in the town for seventy one years, no one has been able to see her true face.
Her miscommunication of feelings led to secrecy and loss of trust. She does so by keeping personal thoughts to herself, writing secrets in her diary, and ignoring her problems with Art. Throughout her life, Ruth is always picked on by LuLing. LuLing often points out Ruth’s flaws and never congratulates
It shows that she spends all her time alone in her house as the men work in the fields. She is also not allowed to talk to anyone but her husband who spends all of this time in the fields, so she feels like she is living alone all her life. Being alone causes her to want attention from anyone who’ll give it to her and so the men see her as a flirt and her husband keeps her under strict watch. Steinbeck used the theme of loneliness in his novel through the portrayal of many lonely characters namely, Lennie, George, and Curley’s
Curley's wife considered her marriage unhealthy and did not consider Curley a good husband. Throughout the novella, Curley's wife was consistently looking for Curley and she spent most of her time in the ranch house alone. The two were never together and the only time they were Curley was nasty to her, which drove Curley's wife to feel alone, “I don’t like Curley. He ain’t a nice fella.” (Curley's wife 89).
In the book "To Kill A Mockingbird" power is based on class, gender, and race. In the story Mayella Ewell is powerful because she planned everything that she wanted to happen and she had control over most of it. She also had some control on how she wanted it to go. If she did not have power, she would've maybe lost the case or people would not believe her. In the book, Mayella is describes as dirt poor.