Put me down easy, Janie, Ah’m a cracked plate” (Hurston 20). Nanny is successfully able to convince her granddaughter through her own traumatic experiences and make her feel “sympathy” as she tells Janie she doesn’t want her life to be spoiled like her own life was. At first, Janie refuses to marry Logan Killicks. Nanny being the older one, defends herself by saying “put me down easy” since she can no longer care for Janie and only her wish is for Janie to get married and be protected from the dangers she and her own daughter faced. By calling herself a “cracked plate” Nanny further elucidates that she went through many hardships in her own life and wants to do the right thing for her granddaughter by
However what Nea does not understand in all her youth and idealism , is that sourdi does not want to be saved: She willfully accepts her fate and her marriage to Mr.Chhay because she finds financial stability and a secure future. Since the beginning of the story Nea believes that she is saving or protecting Sourdi from the expectations of her mother and Mr. Chhay. The mother and the uncle have fix a marriage with an older man named Mr.Chhay. Sourdi is a young girl that has a boyfriend name Duke, But her mom really dosen’t cares what Sourdi thinks or wants. So Sourdi meets Mr.chhay and she feels uncomfortable in the
Response to Literature Essay In the story Like Water for Chocolate by Laura Esquirel, a young girl named Tita must break free of her dictatorial mother in order to be with her true love. However, she must decide between a man named John Brown who supported her through the toughest times, and a man named Pedro who is so called her “true love”. In the end, she chooses Pedro, setting the theme as true love never dies. However, the main idea of the book would have been drastically different if Tita had chosen John Brown because the possible decision would have triggered another theme which is those who stand by your side and support you love you the most. By choosing John Brown, the main theme would have been discontinued, the mood would have shifted, and the development of the main character would have quickened.
Scene 2. Lines 9-11). Here Capulet is telling Paris he does not think Juliet is ready to marry and he wants his daughter to be happy. Another time her character is naive is when she tells her mother she wishes not to be married, despite the fact she is supposed to be searching for a spouse.”Marry, that ‘marry’ is the very theme I came to talk of. Tell me daughter Juliet, how stands your disposition to be married?’ Juliet,’It is an honor that I not dream of.” (Act 1.
His sister also doesn’t know what she should do because at the moment she is living with her friend, but she doesn’t know if she should go back to her mother. Lastly, his mom is very depressed because she had just lost the two most valuable things in life, her two precious children. Finally, both Jack and his sister, Jenny decide to do the right thing and go apologize to their mother. First, Jenny apologizes for running away and she promises to never do it again. Next, Jack apologizes for running away and for being selfish and greedy because he wanted to keep all the money to himself.
When Treplev tries to share stories from the past with his mother. Arkana forgets who she was in the past than slowly remembers. Acting out sarcastic about the past story is remembering from her past, feeling sad for her son. That seems narrow-minded because Arkadina is a mother. She doesn’t care what she did the past, it only matters what she is going to do in the future with her new lover.
Hester has a daughter as a result of the affair. She names her daughter Pearl. But then comes Chillingworth which causes some conflict. Hester has come to love Dimmesdale and doesn't know wether to stay with Chillingworth or run away with Dimmesdale and Pearl. Hesters adultery and wearing of the scarlet letter affects Pearl because she is born from sin, she has no father figure, and she is isolated.
All she really wanted was to have a friend. Curley made her miserable. No one would even try to stand up to Curley, and this made it impossible for Curley’s wife to have any friends. This changed when Lenny busted Curley’s hand. Curley’s wife unfortunately developed an interest in Lenny after that incident.
Janie 's broken relationship with Joe makes Janie realize how much she dissented her grandmother after what she had done to her. Nanny would always tell Janie that love comes later in a relationship and that love is not as important in a relationship as security. Nanny shrunk the horizon, which for Janie represented her hope for a loving relationship, and made Janie believe that it was going to be something accessible. Some people 's dreams come true easily while “for others they sail forever on the horizon, never out of sight, never landing until the Watcher turns his eye away in resignation, his dreams mocked to death by time” (1). This quote explains that although some people may
She then wish her “babe had ne’er been born”, this phrase suggests how regretful and sorrowful the woman is as she was unable to work, and no welfare was provided at the time. She also couldn’t ask her friends for help as the society was very rejecting towards single mothers. Instead she needs to weep and beg “on a stranger’s knee”. However, the main reason she regrets having the child is due to the state and condition she is currently in. The child would not be be nurtured in a decent living standard and may be harmful to the child’s childhood.