Jason faces the inevitable with no hesitation and though Susie can as well, she also comforts Vivian. Even though Vivian seems to be very passive, both compassion and austerity impact her in a different way because austerity leads to being scared and compassion leads to being
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
Being exiled by society, she then has the opportunity to fully come into her own. She is able to reflect on her individual views vs. society’s views. She can lean on herself and successfully support herself and her daughter in her young age. Lastly she doesn’t take more than need despite that she is very able to. Hawthorne illustrated a character that was complex, and the reader can watch her transcend over obstacles put in front of her throughout the
Many people choose to put their feelings away rather than expressing them. Those who have the ability to show emotion are usually more likely to open up and connect with others. In the book Ordinary People, Beth was a character who struggle with many personal issues. One being that she didn’t like to show people how she felt; which is lead to believe why her point of view was not in the book. Beth’s point of view is not in the novel because Guest tried to show how cold and emotionless she was; expressing feelings came easy to Conrad and Calvin where as Beth struggled with emotion.
She was wary first of Mayor, then of her neighbors. She never truly approves Mayor and Maribel's relationship either. Alma does not show compassion. I don't think she will show compassion towards herself until she finally accepts the fact that Maribel's brain damage isn't her fault. The good note is that in the end she begins to understand that fact.
It is said that mothers and daughters have the closest bond on earth. This is the only relation where people can truly and blindly trust each other, but this relation can vary in different situations. In most families where both the mother and the daughter have the same root, they seem to have a good relationship with their mothers because they share the same point of view. In “Two Kinds” by Amy Tan, the mother’s harsh rules and Jing-Mei’s quick decisions have made Jing-Mei regret later in life. Similarly, in “Saving Sourdi” by May-Lee Chai, Sourdi’s mother’s traditional ways of living has made Sourdi to suffer through an abusive marriage.
Her only true friend was her Aunt Baba. However, not many others believed in her so she devoted herself to having excellent grades and getting the teachers’ praise. This made school almost like a safe haven for Adeline where she could feel safe. In her writing and other studies, Adeline would frequently compare herself to the female warrior Mulan, for comfort. Mulan was a brave and courageous girl and acting like Mulan would give Adeline the feeling of being a brave warrior instead of a sad and lonely girl.
In comparison, Helen Keller is also a fortitudinous person because she never gave up and continued to be strong despite losing both her hearing and vision as a child. For example, “despite her loss of sight and hearing Keller learned to do small tasks such as folding laundry and getting things for her mother. She invented a system of signs to make her wishes known”(UXL Biographies). This fact portrays Keller to be fortitudinous because she participated in helping even though she needs helping herself. Also, despite being blind and deaf, Keller is able to create her own way of communications which indicates that she is not letting herself be limited to what she can access.
Throughout the book, Esperanza’s experiences and hardships help her grow a lot, attitude wise. To paint a picture for you, Esperanza thought of Miguel as just a very close family servant therefore, her attitude towards him was very neutral. As she got to know him her attitude changed. Martha on the other hand had a very rude attitude towards Esperanza ,so the feeling was mutual. As time went on, she understood why Martha was causing trouble in the camps, and her attitude became somewhat
Mrs Linde is a truly close friend of Nora since childhood who also happens to be a very humble person and modest. Because of Mrs. Linde’s mature character, it brings out the childhood qualities of Nora. The way these two characters are conflicting is completely different, their behaviour and their past relationship with their parents are also
(General personality type stuff) Tiffany is first and most a genuinely kind-hearted person, always quick to sacrifice her needs for friends and family, and always looks for the best in people. This talent for understanding people sets her apart as a great listener and confidant, able to give advice not just from her own opinions, but because she can really empathize with them. Her favorite quote shows how she strives to greet each new day with optimism. “Tomorrow the sun will rise, and who knows what the tide will bring?” – Cast Away. Despite being so attuned to other people, Tiffany is still very shy and introverted, waiting to open herself up to people she feels will be a long-term constant in her life.