The irony contributes to the story by adding insight into the way Dee behaved in the past compared to how she behaves now. For a character who hates her home so much, it is very ironic that she comes back and wants to take family heirlooms, such as the butter churn and quilts, home with her to cherish. “ ‘This churn top is what I need… And I want the dasher, too’ ” (171).
Because people have already watched plenty of Christmas movies since they were little, producers must have some surprise or new ideas in Christmas movies to keep attracting customers to buy tickets for movies or DVDs
Henri Matisse and Francis Bacon are two very different artists. Matisse liked to paint thin and pretty paintings while Bacon liked to paint think and ugly paintings. Matisse liked to use patterns that often drew your attention to them more than what might be going on in the painting unlike most other paintings. They patterns were almost too much to look at
The mask is like putting a pretty painting over a hole in the wall. The wall would now look appealing on the outside but, broken behind it. Montag didn’t want that pretty painting anymore to hide his brokenness, but learn to express them and understand his emotions. These “happy masks” relate to my theme because in a perfect world you are not acting happy but living happy.
Dream about little things such as what they will eat tomorrow. Dreaming can be a good, but not so good at the same time. Dreaming can create people inside of us which aren’t thankful about their life because they want more and more than what they already have. Esperanza dreamed about having that house her family kept talking about, and it made her be ungrateful about what she does have. “One reason materialistic people are so unhappy is that they often lack gratitude” (Wallace).
In the short story, Adela’s house is described to be kept like a museum. At Miss Strangeworth’s house “every window sparkled, every curtain hung stiff and straight, and even the stones of the front walk were swept and clear” (Jackson, 1941, p.168). Not only did Adela keep her house tidy, she also tended to her roses outside. Miss Strangeworth’s grandmother had planted the roses, and Adela continues to look after them. Adela keeps many roses throughout the house as well.
Unfortunately, it has become an issue for the younger generation, as we see in Piercy’s poem. When it comes to “Barbie Doll” the author has negative feelings about it because when it comes to the younger generation and society today, it is highlighting body image issues. After reading each stanza, one can dictate that Piercy intended to bring awareness to the subject, announcing it’s a Social Protest poem. Apart of the poem “To every woman a happy ending,” (Piercy 25) possess the hidden sarcasm that Piercy intended the reader to pick up on. The idea surrounding the sarcastic quote acts as a lie in society, because happy endings are fairy
Esperanza wins because Tio Luiz stopped bothering them. Esperanza and her mother said it was better to flea. Abuelita was not in California and start a new life in America. Esperanza thought it was going to be like it was going to be like mexico but it turned out they held to live in tiny houses they had to work for money.
My time in Whidbey Island was so much fun and memorable it’s the place that made me fall in love with the state of Washington and it’s also the place where I first watched Gone with the Wind, a movie that changed my perception of classic films. During my first week there I woke up to snow flurries it was truly beautiful. Due to the snow my sister decided we would stay in, watch movies, and bake cookies; I was so excited. We made our cookies which made the house smell wonderful.
The Potlatch is a ceremonial feast held by tribes of Northwest Indians in North America. Members of these tribes would gather and save their possessions for many years, only to then give away or destroy their wealth during the Potlatch ceremony. To those who don’t share the culture of the American Indians, this can be a strange concept to understand; however, there are many benefits to the tradition such as gaining relationships and status and preventing abuse of power. The goods given away or destroyed at a Potlatch included money, canoes, flour, kettles, dishes, sewing machines, blankets, masks, and coppers.