To conclude the stories “ Confetti Girl” and “Tortilla Sun” had a lot of tension through the narrators and their parents. The parents in both stories were being strict and had to have the last say. The narrator's were both over reacting in my opinion but to them there feelings were hurt. All in all tension rises through
Student Ashaby Byrd of 8B has been absent from school since March 29, 2015 until the end of the school term. The student was living with her father, Carlos Byrd, since the death of her mother from she was seven years old in Old Harbour Bay. Her father is a fisherman. Three months ago, he ventured to sea but was caught in the wrong vicinity by the police, which resulted in him being jailed to date. Since then, Ashaby had lived with her paternal grandmother from the same community.
In the short story "Everything That Rises Must Converge" by Flannery O 'Connor a mother, who comes from a wealthy slave owning family, and her college educated son Julian cannot agree on how to treat people of color. The story begins with Julian preparing to escort his mother to her weekly class at the Y to lose weight. She needs this class reduce her high blood pressure. He takes her there every week because she will not take the bus alone since the buses have become integrated. Julian 's mother 's family lost all of their wealth after the civil war, and at a certain point in the story she considers returning a hat she purchased to pay her gas bill.
The mother unwittingly thrusts her own negative food issues onto her child. She further perpetuates this eating disorder by including her child on a strict diet that she herself adheres to. In order not to displease her mother, but still satisfy her hunger, Louise begins sneaking food when no one is watching. This eventually leads to hoarding food such as the hidden candy, which she will later eat alone in her bed in the dark. The father is introduced at the beginning of the story and portrayed by Dubus as loving and yet misguided.
Rasheed blames Mariam many times such as her inability to become pregnant and for her bad cooking. It’s not her fault that she can’t have a baby and she tries to make good food for her husband but it could an excuse to hit or abuse her. When Rasheed is angry about this, he takes his anger on Mariam by beating her or such as forcing her to try to chew on rocks. “Now you know what your rice tastes like. Now you know what you 've given me in this marriage.
Mrs. Dubose is a cranky old lady that yells at Scout and Jem when they walk past. Jem is told to be a gentleman but loses his cool when she calls their father trash. Jem 's punishment was to go read to her. While they were reading to her if she threw a fit or started yelling they couldn 't say anything. Then Atticus then tells him that she was an addict and reading was part of her therapy.
Upon arriving at the lunch with her homemade sandwich and a note she was brought into the administrator’s office and yelled at. During the confrontation Esperanza was embarrassed and ashamed to the point of tears due to the poor handling of the encounter. This is a portrayal of how authority figures can inadvertently turn something into a fiasco for others depending on how they decide to deal with an issue. They can either shut down the situation maturely or they can degrade the person(s) and make it a shameful experience that could alter the personality of the body in
As James realized he was going to be late for class, he had to push through the bullies and as he tried to run through them he was brought to a punch right to the gut. James dropped and tried to crawl away, but was dragged right back into “Bullies Circle’’ James yelled for them to stop, but they just laughed and continued to shove him and kick his books around. Finally they got bored of him crying so they left. James went home, but this
For instance, one night Mariam had undercooked the rice that she was serving to Rasheed; Rasheed was so furious with her that he forced her to chew pebbles. He clamped her jaw down and forced her to eat them, breaking many of her teeth. This abusive punishment not only represents Mariam’s oppression by Rasheed, it also represents the idea that she was physically not able to speak out and stop him from hurting her. This scenario allows the single story to be reinforced because Mariam was not able to speak out and stop Rasheed from subjugating
This group is what had started every thing she had done. Alice never would have thought this is what she would be doing in her later years. Alice went to the college Swarthmore. She went to college, and got a diploma as a biology major, but she did not enjoy doing it.She then became a social worker, because she wanted to help people. She then decided “You couldn’t change the situation by social work.” She told her mother.