The two kids never did anything against their mother, but she holds are grudge that stands firm while she drowns. In an essay, Suzanne Green describes Edna's state of mind at the end of the novel as, "incensed that her husband and children presumed that they could “drag her into the soul's slavery for the rest of her days."". (Green) Green writes that Edna is "incensed" with her children, and quotes that Edna believed the kids were holding her soul as a slave. Edna was doomed to unhappiness from the beginning of her children's lives because of these thoughts. She holds an intense anger for the children and is convinced that they were keeping her in bondage and wasting her life.
As Pearl faces the same shame as her parents, such as being called “an imp of evil, emblem and product of sin" (Hawthorne, 129), her need for care and attention grows larger. The final aspect of love in the novel is one of the importance and connection to family. The humiliation and contempt they all felt brought them closer together as they did not want to witness any of their suffering. Pearl’s reaction to her father’s death exemplifies the depth and strength of their connection. The narrator describes their final moments by saying “Pearl kissed his lips.
Joy’s mother, Mrs. Hopewell, states that it is hard to think of her daughter as an adult, and that Joy’s prosthetic leg has kept her from experiencing “any normal good times” that people her age have experienced (O’Connor 3). Despite the fact that Joy has no experience with people outside of her home, Joy has contempt and spite around her mother and acquaintances alike. In fact, when Joy changed her name to Hulga, she considered it “her highest creative act” and found a self-serving pleasure when the name brought dissatisfaction to her mother (O’Connor 3). When Joy expresses her disgust with her hometown, she also shares that she would much rather be “lecturing to people who knew what she was talking about” (O’Connor 4). Therefore, Joy suggests that the people and ideas that have surrounded her are inferior to her intelligence, and this
Ha is angry that only men 's feet bring good luck and she will not let that be the case for she wants to bring luck to her family. She loves her mother very much but she would rather hide her brother 's sandals then say that she loves them too, she does but she wouldn 't admit it. Ha from the book Inside Out & Back Again experiences many of the same things as other refugees do, this is known as a universal refugee experience. Many refugees are turned inside out as they go through the process of moving from their home country to a new country and as they try to find a sense of normal life again. The lives of refugees are turned “inside out” out when they are forced to flee because they have to leave the only home they have ever known and try to figure out a way to leave their old lives behind.
In Grapes of Wrath it seems that the women look on silently, trying to read their husband’s expression while the man considers the loss. Ma Joad isn’t the type to sit back when the family is in trouble. Her great compassion for everyone in her family greatly contrasts Mama Elena’s. Her main concern throughout the novel is her concern for her family’s happiness, and she controls it, as best she can, through tough
Mam’s hasty acceptance of the wreck, rapidly followed with assertion and disapproval of Da’s cowardly behavior, reinforces her fortitude. Despite losing her house, Mam does not wither in despair and cowardliness, like Da. With time, Devon and Audrey leave in order to incur income for the family to live off. Mam continues to comfort the bereaved Harper notwithstanding to the death of Caffy, Harper’s youngest brother. Harper describes how she “would curl into Mam’s lap…and feel nothing but tranquil, like a child, and loved” (213).
When he is freed from his cruel detainment, Papa's appearance is gaunt and his spirits are low, fearing that the crops (their source of sustenance) are spoiled. In an attempt to comfort him (and most likely herself as well), Mama reaches out to her husband through a memory. This memory, though simple and seemingly insubstantial, acts as two things: a pathway back to better times and a link between the now distant spouses. Mama's love for her husband is painted all over her face, and Minerva sees the return of her mother's hope that one of her greatest losses might not be irretrievable after
Gender analysis by giving a specific identity to the narrator Lets take an example of a woman who have a drunk husband and a children, where she love her children very much.. Work of households are just a minor routine for them.. A women who dealt with their drunk husband. From my view it is this are worst because domestic harassment break the harmony of family. There is no a chance that drunk husband will take care of the children and their education. So woman took an in charge in upbringing of the children. So for them the obstacle is violence and drunk husband.
In the chapter Night Women poverty forces the mother to prostitute herself in order to raise her son. She has hope that her son will be able to thrive and do well in life, so she continues with her situation even though it displeases her. She is aware of the hope for the future generation and isn’t phased by the idea of herself being hopeless, “A firefly buzzes around the room, finding him and not me” (72) This symbolizes light and hope finding the young boy instead of her and for that reason she compliant when it comes to sacrificing herself because she has hope for her child. She knows that sacrificing herself will give her son a better life. Guy from Wall of Fire Rising also uses hopes and dreams to cope or veer from reality.
Curley’s wife is described as an attractive woman seeking attention. Through the dialogue between Curley’s wife and other characters, John Steinbeck portrays Curley’s wife as a woman with broken dreams, who is acting out for attention. The restrictions the men on the ranch have enforced on Curley’s wife have caused her to endure unending loneliness. As Crooks and Lennie are speaking to one another, Curley’s wife, standing in the doorway, is irritated that they won’t talk to her, and yells, “Well, I ain’t giving you no trouble. Think I don’t like to talk to somebody ever’ once in a while.