Whether it is small jokes or her usage of figurative language, Kaling cannot help but bring her down: “I’ve always been extremely bad at anything athletic” (Kaling 21). Kaling’s hyperbole exaggerates that she is “extremely” bad at being fit, but no one can be that bad at anything. She’s just not suited for sports and does not like them. Obviously, Kaling must have a mirror to prove her that the body she has obtained is perfect for her and anyone else she meets. Just because sports are not her forte does not mean that will affect how she sees herself.
Rayona feels that Ida does not care about her well-being and prefers to not have the responsibility of watching over her. Rayona yearns for Ida’s affection and love. Rayona loses hope in her family relationship with Ida as she expresses a bitter feeling of being neglected. This lack of trust caused by the unknown information of Rayona shows these secrets are amplified by how they are kept. Ida choosing to not tell Rayona more about herself and spending time with her creates a gap in their relationship.
In spite of the fact that she tries on numerous roles none of these appear to fulfill her; she attempted these identities like trying on outfits, then disposed of them. Her failure to discover any part that really fulfills her presumably adds to her general feeling of vulnerability and proceeded with withdrawal from her family and, undoubtedly, whatever is left of the world. Since she can't locate a specific part that suits her, she attempts not to have any role at all; the coldness and disengagement of the pale white room makes it appear that she is attempting to rid herself of her previous life. From reading the story we can tell that the young wife has a creative side she tried writing poetry among other things, but being secluded cause her to suppress her creative energy. In some culture a woman’s role is to be a house-wife and mother.
She also refers to her family as “normal”, but fails to do this for herself in order to strengthen how misplaced she feels in comparison to them. While touching on the stark contrast of Sebold’s presence compared to those around her, she also highlights the obvious lack of understanding and empathy her peers carry for her situation. After she is visited by a neighbor, Sebold recounts, “At one point she said, ‘What happened to me is nothing like what happened to you. You’re young and beautiful. No one’s interested in me that way.’” (68).
Mildred does not think of her relationship as being anything worth remembering; She doesn’t care about it. The only thing she cares about is how this relationship brings her more material objects. (SIP-B) Mildred’s friends also show this lack of compassion, through how they treat their children as well as each other. (STEWE-1) When
When Montag reveals his hidden books to Mildred, she does not take time to understand them. “‘It doesn’t mean anything!’” (Bradbury 65). She, instead, worries about how it might affect her image if they are found out. “He could hear her breathing rapidly and her face paled out and her eyes were fastened wide” (Bradbury 63). Montag realizes that not everyone is willing to see the faults in their society.
Contrary to Boo, Celia is colour blind to racism and naive. She views Minnie as a friend and overlooks the racism. Additionally, she does not understand social cues that is hinted when no women answer her calls, whereas Boo accepts the fact that no one will accept him and “wants to say inside”. Whilst Lee suggests that those who do not follow societal expectations are misjudged, Taylor condemns that those who have a different reality are mainly
You’re not an American teen! And you never will be! Just look in the mirror!” (Park 27). This claim that Cleo has made to Marcy shows that Cleo thinks that she doesn’t look like everyone else simply because Marcy doesn’t meet social standards. Throughout the book Marcy struggles to fit in and this affects her internal feelings a lot because since social status has
Curley's wife may be an awful woman, but she has to presence neglect and isolation. Steinbeck uses her character to create a visual of the difficulties that women had to face during the Great Depression. There are not evident loving relationship with women, the only ones that are mentioned belong in a house of prostitution, which corrupts the view of all women in the novel . Curley’s wife had no companions and was ignored. Curley treats her as a possession
Keon’s forbidden this” (749). The intensity of Antigone showed the bravery of her heart and her desire to confront the authority and gain justice; however, Ismene did not gain courage or desire to join in as Antigone had hoped. Conversely, Antigone’s determination truly scared her. Perhaps it’s rooted in the fact that women normally did not express strong emotion, nor did they involve themselves in politics as Antigone did through actively opposing King Kreon’s authority. Or simply, Ismene felt belittled by the oppressive assertiveness of her older sister, and in response wanted to have no part in any of her