In the chapter Family History, Peak is on the phone with his mother. His mother says, “I quit because of you. ”(182) His mom is talking about how she quit her climbing career, not because she had fallen, but for Peak. When she fell off the climbing wall in her backyard it really opened up her eyes.
She tells the story numerous times that she never planned on residing in the apartment for a long period of time, but intended on moving to a big house with a garden in the back (Act I, Scene I, 16). Through time, her dream deferred as many other things came up and her plant is as close as she ever had to a garden. Other than her own dreams, Mama knew that dreams were important to her family as well and the plant partly symbolized the hope that their dreams will never differ as hers had. There will always be hope for the family as long as the dreams, as well as the plant, stay alive and
but he asked for it so that was his own fault. As for Curley’s wife she is the only female on the ranch surrounded by all of these hardworking men and she does not get any attention from her husband. I can see it from her point of view because she wants the attention; she craves it because her husband neglects her of
Bayard was beginning to understand his daughter further after the hardship of Ma. Billy Joe did not want her father to be "out of the dust" (209) because he was the only family she had left. Billy Joe was thrilled to finally have a normal relationship with her father after she forgave him
When her father died she lost everyone that mattered to her. She eventually started dating people and getting back out into the world again. She had met Homer whom she had hoped to marry one day. The towns people were worried because he was a northerner and a Yankee therefore they tried to get her to stop seeing him, but they soon learned Homer was more interested in living the life of a single guy. When Emily learned of this she went to the drug store to buy arsenic, she wanted to ensure Homer did not leave her. She seemed to have a problem with people leaving her; she never was happy.
Even though Selena died young she still had a memorable life. First and foremost, Selena had a lot of ups and downs in her personal life. Selena met her husband when he got the job as her lead guitarist. When they started dating her dad was not gonna have it and fired Chris. The happy couple was not gonna let Selena’s dad get in the way so they decided to get married behind his back.
Although his mother initially wants to help out Mary Dempster, she quickly changes her mind once the incident in the gravel pit occurs. However, Dunstan’s guilt stops him from abandoning Mary Dempster, therefore a disagreement rises between the two. He believes, “…that nobody - not even my [his] mother - was to be trusted…” (36). He ultimately enlists in the army in order to escape choosing between his mother and Mary Dempster. After the war ended, he learns about his parent’s death and feels indifferent and relieved even.
Not only does place influence an individual, but the individual influences the place as well. For Nellie Pritchard and Rose Gardner, Black Mountain interacted with them as a person would. For Nellie, the mountain reflected her feelings of desperation, death, and becoming lost or a part of the land. Rose stated that "the mountain had become my home, a safe friend.." and saw it as a healer and a new beginning with Jack Allen after Hobbs' death. To Josie Clay, the mountain evoked loss and regret, as it took her daughter away and was a part of what drove her daughter to commit murder.
He got to learn about the demons and how they would beat their men if they try to take the gold. Even while hearing stories about his father he had never seen him, he also tried to picture him for his mother and grandmother descriptions. Moon started to feel afraid of the Golden Mountain and of course his father. During the end of Chapter 1 he
She married her husband out of what she felt was an obligation to her husband to repay him for fighting in World War II. Even though she got two children out of the marriage, she is still not happy with her family life. Laura feels that if she were to life the life she actually wanted, the people around her would judge her and that her family would disown her. Eventually she gets so unhappy that she contemplates suicide. On page 151, the narrator says, “It is possible to die.
Janie 's second marriage came when she left Logan for a man named Joe Starks. Joe promised to give her the world and treat her the way a lady should be treated. Unfortunately Joe had a turn and he turned to be a bad man and ended up dying. After Joe dies Janie meets Teacake the husband who treated her the best but it was the one that ended the worst of them all. Logan was her first marriage Janie did not want to marry him but her grandmother forced her to because Joe was a rich man who owned a lot of land
Martha had a big effect on Jimmy cross 's during his adventure in Vietnam. “Jimmy Cross 's had loved Martha more than his man , and as a consequence lavender was dead now and this was something he had to carry like a stone in his stomach for the rest of the war and life.” Martha was a young lady that Lieutenant Jimmy Cross was obsessed with. It was very possible the distraction of Martha caused lavender to die. Although Martha never loved cross.
Pearl’s happiness allows hester to be content with her life, and have hope for a better life. Her daughter’s happiness and beauty brings Hester happiness, which is greatly needed in Hester’s life. By using vivid imagery, Hawthorne conveys Pearl as a child of unwavering beauty and
"If that is a case, I advised you to have your own children and leave mine alone". On my return to the states, the ex-didn 't spoke to me for two weeks, another of his manipulation techniques. It didn 't matter anymore, my life with him was over. The little belongings I had fit into the trash bags, my two children by my side I said good-bye to all the abuse I 've
After we moved to Colorado I became a wild child some might say, and once I graduated from High School and moved away from home I was on a path of destruction. Throughout this entire time, my parents were supportive and we had a good relationship. My sister and I had a good relationship but she was married by this time and moved to Colorado a couple years later. Although, I never was in a committed relationship I would date and had a few girlfriends throughout this time.