But how far will she go to keep everyone happy? In the end, how does her sacrifice strengthen a family? In A Raisin in the Sun, Lorraine Hansberry shows a 1950s wife as compliant, yet strong. Ruth Younger, a submissive, scared, peacekeeping woman, who works as a housekeeper, will go to great lengths to keep her husband happy. In the end, her quiet devotion helps her family through difficult times.
The connection between both of them is unbreakable. Aibileen calls Mae Mobley her "special baby". First and foremost, she tries to teach Mae Mobley to love herself. Because Mae Mobley is not the perfect baby girl in the eye of the society Aibileen sees that and wants to make sure she knows she is loved no matter what her appearance is. One of the things Aibileen teaches Mae Mobley is "You a smart girl.
Hester Prynne now starts to live a non-social life and works from home by illustrating her broidery talent into works and clothing that she can sell. Her life suddenly turns to be lonely and almost completely miserable. Nevertheless, that all begins to change with the birth of her daughter. Hester’s gem is in the body of the tiny, little infant: “But she named the daughter ‘Pearl’, as being of great price—purchased with all she had—her mother’s only treasure!” (Hawthorne 41). The sad woman, Hester, commences to watch her delightful child grow each day; and each day she grows more beautiful, more intelligent than the last (Hawthorne 41).
Waggoner states, “Pearl is a difficult child, capricious, unintentionally cruel, unfeeling in her demand for truth, but she has both the ‘naturalness’ and the beauty of the rose, and like the rose she is a symbol of love and promise,” (Waggoner 335). Pearl is a symbol of her mother’s sin, but she Hawthorne doesn’t portray her character as a sin. She is a very beautiful young girl in their harsh Puritan community. Hawthorne proclaims, “We have spoken of Pearl’s rich and luxuriant beauty; a beauty that shone with deep and vivid tints,” (Hawthorne 69). Pearl’s beauty is natural she shows it through her imagination and spirituality.
Twyla and Roberta are fascinated by a skinny girl named Maggie who can not hear. The girl’s mothers slack in the motherly role, but the girls do not mind much. The girls end up leaving the orphanage and are separated as they go live different lives. Twyla is young and trying to make it on her own. She works at a hotel and still is pleased with her life even though she is poor.
Here, Adeline shows her emotions throughout her life and how she feels about her family and friends. Aunt Baba was one of the only people who guided Adeline into thinking that she was not a nobody and could make a difference in her family and overall her life. Finally, The novel Chinese Cinderella is not only a depressing story but it is very inspirational on a true story of the original Chinese Cinderella Ye Xian. Today, we should be very thankful and blessed that we don 't have to live in the harsh conditions as Adeline and we should be grateful that we don 't have to feel not wanted Or
There were rumors about Larry and his playboy nature, but Antonia choose to see the good in him and was even prepared to be married to a man who did not care as deeply for her as she believed. “The trouble with me was, Jim, I never could believe harm of anybody I loved” (5.1.189). Antonia says this to Jim as they are looking back on their lives as adolescents which proves how she learned from her previous experiences not to instantly be so trusting of everybody she meets. In a more positive sense, Antonia’s optimism enabled her to be accepting of what she had, and never wish for more. Unlike her acquisitive mother, Antonia was always content with her life on the farm and never felt it necessary to beg and want what other people have.
While also acting as symbolism, as a shelter for Melinda (which changes for the better as she does), the quotes about closet also connect to tone. As the closet becomes nicer and more comforting, the tone changes and becomes much lighter and more comforting. While she goes through ups and downs she becomes healthier and the tone adapts with her state of well being once again. The readers can start to see the light at the end of the tunnel when Melinda makes a discovery: “A small, clean part of me waits to warm and burst through the surface. Some quiet Melindagirl I haven 't seen in months.
The pigeon house allows Edna to be both at home and an independent woman. Edna no longer subjects herself to being a proper lady for Leonce and the community, but rather, “There was with her a feeling of having descended in the social scale,” (144). She can behave as she likes, without regard to how others will view her actions. The pigeon house provided her with independence and isolation, allowing her with, “Every step which she took toward relieving herself from obligations added to her strength and expansion as an individual,” progressing in her awakening (144). The reader can connect the fact that her house resembles one of pigeons signal well for Edna’s fate.
. . in the fresh air, she loved.”(77) Anne was seeing the good in the really awful situation that she was in at the time. This explains how people are truly good at heart because she is trying to reassure herself and others that everything will work out and be ok in the end. Anne says “I think the world is going through a phase, the way I was with Mother.