Pearl grew up in a very harsh society where others treated her as an outcast because of her mother’s mistake. Pearl was put in a situation where she has to mature quickly and she was a very intelligent girl. Pearl knows she is an outsider and the children she would chase after would make rude comments towards her mother and Pearl’s instincts of flee or fight kicked in and she chose to fight. Which is a common reaction for a child who is shunned by society. As the novel progresses, Pearl acts out less violently and becomes calmer, especially in nature.
The book “ The Liar 's’ Club” by the author Mary Karr was written about the life of the author. She had a lot of problems and difficult in her life that make she feel hard to act. Moreover, those problems also affect negatively on her career and future. At the first time, every readers may think that Mary Karr can not live anymore because of her hard life but after reading this book, people should think again about Mary Karr - the woman that did so many things with high effort and be succeed even though she had a bad beginning. She is a good example that people may follow and see her.
Aiman Khalid Karen Quirarte ENGWR 301 Essay #1 Motherhood Gamble My mother sat me down and caressed my hand; I knew something was on her mind. She began by saying, “Being a mother is hard as it is, but being a widowed mother is an even harder task.” Her tone led me to believe that she was trying to confide in me about her role as a mother in my life. She went on to explain the circumstances and hardships she endured as a singular parent. In a way, she was subconsciously letting me know that her every move to raise me wasn’t necessarily ideal, which she later learned from experience. I understood her concern but I never sought her “errors” to stigmatize her as a bad mother, considering she didn’t have a handbook of guidelines on being
Is close friends to Pecola and defends her when Pecola is being bullied. Claudia’s sister Frieda, she 's a ten year old girl who is stubborn and independent. Frieda is more braver than her sister, she defends both her sister and Pecola. Mrs. MacTeer takes care of her daughter and provides Pecola with a place to stay with her due to the misfortunates her family is going through. Pecola Breedlove is the another narrator and the protagonist novel.
“‘...you’ve got to do something about her,” Aunty was saying. ‘You’ve let things go on too long Atticus, too long.’” (Lee, 136). Aunt Alexandra was a fickle creature, insisting things be done in a proper manner, done with such etiquette, such precision. Harper Lee’s “To Kill A Mockingbird” tells a compelling story of growing up and coping with the aspects of everyday life, even when it be out of the ordinary. Scout being a young and free girl had to learn to cope with the everyday pressure of her Aunt Alexandra’s expectations pushing her down.
The Initiation Theme in Atonement From a jealous girl whose mind is full of unrealistic thoughts to a young nurse who is extremely regretful for what she has done, and finally to an old and famed writer who wants to make atonement for her mistake through writing, Briony, the heroine in Atonement written by Ian McEwan finally achieves self-understanding and learns the essence of life in a long and painful way. As initiation story is the kind of novel which “may be said to show its young protagonist experiencing a significant change of knowledge about the world or himself, or a change of character, or of both, and this change must point or lead him towards an adult world” (Marcus 222), Atonement can be seen as a typical initiation story. In
Nevertheless, many women were still afraid to speak their minds, even if they followed the fashion and social trends. Fitzgerald embodied this by creating female characters that were bored, superficial, and lost. Jordan Baker, Daisy’s best friend, is the female character that stands out in the novel as being bored (Fitzgerald 57). This is proven by the fact that she is invariably telling lies throughout the
She explains to her husband that she has been objectified like “a doll-child”, and a “doll-wife” all her life and is done being objectified by the people around her (Ibsen 53). She has been patronized and controlled by society. At the end of the play, Nora realizes that prioritizing her duty as a wife will never truly make her happy and decides to leave her husband. Torvald realizes that her decision is final and is left with a slam of the door. Nora slamming the door as she exits symbolizes the new women she is looking to become which also represents the modern nineteenth-century feminist step to seek true identity in society.
Regret is a feeling that one gets after doing something wrong or failing to do something. This feeling makes a person reflect on their actions in order to learn, grow and develop into a better, stable person. In Louisa May Alcott 's novel "Little Women”, regret is always followed by anger towards the end of a situation. When Amy March infuriated her sister Josephine, Josephine ignored her until she almost lost her sister and ended up feeling guilty because of her bad temper. Theodore Laurence also acted impulsively when he embarrassed Margaret March because he got irritated from Josephine for not telling him a secret.
Jane got off the bed and walked over to the window and started crying, after a couple of minutes she called her mom, Katie. - Jane told her mom that “I wish you were here with me, you would know what to say and do. I can’t believe that this lady is trying to enforce her holier than thou Christian values on me. This is my life and my choice not hers! I expected her to understand where I am coming from.