However, by the end of the novel, she is considerate of others, still pushes for her beliefs in a more polite and educated manner, and embraces the fact experiences have value. Different experiences such as the hanging and Roger’s death teach the horrors of society, her mother and the Jewish lady teach Catherine how to be herself, and animals like the ant and the bear teach her how the little things could be huge to others. One experience that leads Catherine to discover the need for change is her lack of both sense and direction. She often speculates about all she will do when she grows up. “I am no minstrel or wart charmer, but me”(Cushman
The Saschers judge her because of the way she takes care of her garden. Again, Mrs. Turners intentions are good. She tries to take care of her garden and make it look nice in the spirit of her husband. The people that Mrs. Turner has met throughout her life, have had an opinion about her, and her way of living. Despite the prejudice, she acts unruffled, and does not care.
Edna has taken a liking to her but others thought differently. They thought, "[Mademoiselle Reisz] was a disagreeable little woman, no longer young, who had quarreled with almost everyone, owing to a temper which was self-assertive and a disposition to trample upon the rights to others"(43). Mademoiselle Reisz contradicts all the characteristics women are thought to have. She isn’t timid or sweet, and she is completely independent. Not many people seem to like this, but Mademoiselle lives her own life without worrying about what others think.
In the short story “The Chrysanthemums” written by John Steinbeck, the flowers are symbolizing more than the eye may catch. The author displays how important these chrysanthemums are to Elisa Allen, but there is a deeper meaning to the flowers than just the love she has for them. The chrysanthemums represented more than just a passion and more than just her strength, but also her dignity. When they were thrown out on the side of the road, they symbolized her dignity which was now gone since the man she trusted them with had abandoned them and her husband she catered to lacked affection for her, because through their lenses she will never be enough. At the beginning of the story, Elisa Allen was progressively working in the garden with her flowers.
Despite the fact that she had very little to eat, Elizabeth, “found herself saving milk and apples from her own sparse meals.” As a result of her empathy towards the parents of her students, “No matter how crowded her day, a letter to ease a parents anxiety” was never put off. Even though she suffered from dire poverty herself, Elizabeth thought only of the needs of the children in her charge. These self-sacrificial actions reveal the extent to which Mother Seton would go in putting the lives of others ahead of her own. Charity, courage, and selflessness were the foundational principles on which Mother Seton instituted the Sisters of Charity. These virtues made her the first native born American canonized a saint by the Roman Catholic Church.
Wearing a cape and a mask doesn’t make you a hero, it’s all about character, doing the right thing without the thought of reward. Heroism is having the courage to do the right thing even when scared. For example, in the Hunger Games, Katniss took her sister’s place for the deadly and infamous Hunger Games. Katniss was horrified of the Hunger Games and wanted nothing to do with it. However, even scared witless, Katniss knew it was the right thing to do, no thought of reward or benefit entered her mind, but only the thought of saving her little sister.
The mission she was taking upon herself was to cure the plague that was depleting the gnome race. The author points the attention towards, “I will be the cure” (Messenger 631). This is showing how Calla was not going to change her mind about being the cure. On the other hand, the downside of Calla being the hero for the gnomes was sacrifice. When making her decision she wasn’t thinking of herself at all.
Once she decided to remove all the trash from the lot, she strives to attain the desired result. Since the lot was full of trash and there was no place to plant new seeds, Leona decided to clean it up to have a spot to plant goldenrod. By doing that, Leona would show the respect and devotion to her granny and that patch of goldenrod will be a symbol of health and longevity as it was for her grandma. Finding the way for removing the trash from the vacant lot, wasn’t an easy job for her, but she tried her best and got it done. Being a person who knew all about complaining to the authorities, she decided to take a role and started dialing numbers on the phone.
Sylvia almost falls for the money but realizes that preserving the beauty in nature is more important to her and decides to follow what she thinks is right by not telling the hunter where the white heron is. Essay #3.) Flowers In “Flowers” by Alice Walker, Myop is a young girl who has seen the world as a no harm place for all her life. She has lived with the innocent mindset of any young girl who has not seen much of the world yet. She lives in a happy place in her own head and no one has taken her out of her fantasy yet.
“Don’t say that. There’s very little honor in that Assignment”” (Lowry 21). Sameness was introduced to the community to avoid inequality and discomfort. Lily’s mother however, was able to recognise the jobs that received more distinction. She was feeling extremely uncomfortable when Lily stated that she wanted a job that was not very well
Tart, Tramp, trouble, Bitch, are just some of the names given to Curley 's wife, who is never given a name in the entire book. But was she? Or was she just a lonely girl looking to have real conversations and to be noticed? In the article “I’m not a tart,” Meester, the actor who plays Curley’s wife on Broadway, has an interesting opinion to this girl without a name. She believes that “there is both a lack of reason to truly hate this woman, and the undeniable urge to do so.” I myself find Curley 's wife to be a bit misunderstood.