One day, Regina comes home to find a social worker waiting to speak to her. In the past, Regina and all of her siblings showed great skill in presenting as if everything was fine in the home. But after the beating, Regina has had enough. She admits that her mother is an unstable parent and frequently abusive to all of them. The younger children are forced into one foster home, and Camille and Regina move into a house managed by an Addie and Peter.
Mrs.Dubose is stuck-up and can never control her self for example “”Where are you two going at this time of the day?” she shouted. “Playing hooky, I suppose. I'll just call the principal and tell him!””(Lee 134) this text is an example of her being stuck up and nosy. Mrs.Dubose is always in other people's business from family problems, to locations, and destinations she can never seem to keep to herself. Mrs. Dubose is alone, all she has is her caretaker and her flowers it doesn't help that she is struggling with addiction.
Nine years old, alone, suffering from the death of her brother, Liesel has been separated from her mother and left at 33 Kimmel Street in Molching to live with Hans and Rosa Hubermann. In this book narrated by Death himself Liesel is made fun of at school because she is unable to read. Early on Liesel realizes that she is powerless without words and this is one of the things that drives her throughout the book to never be powerless… wordless. Liesel has nightmares when she is first living at Himmel Street and she has to be sat with by Hans through the night. Liesel is happy and content living on Himmel Street and she becomes good friends with a guy named Rudy Steiner that is always trying to kiss her.
Aisha is not used to being unable to solve a problem, so when this happens she shuts down. She stops getting good grades, does not take care of her physical appearance and even skips her interview at Barnard. “Her hair looks greasy; she hasn’t even bothered to press coconut oil into her scalp or run her fingers through the kinks. She keeps wearing that stupid Destiny’s Child t-shirt, and when no one is home, she sneaks into the living room and watches soaps on TV.” (Budhos 93). Aisha feels there is no purpose in trying anymore.
I am reading Reconstructing Amelia by Kimberly McCreight and I am on page 168. This book is about a top student who gets suspended one day. Her mom is shocked as she is never in trouble, but comes to pick her up and finds her beloved daughter dead. In this journal I will be questioning and predicting. One question would be why was she on the roof and how did she fall from the roof?
The Analysis of Irony in Hansel and Gretel Short Story I. Overview Hansel and Gretel is a story by Grimm 's brother, which tells about siblings who are thrown away by their parents because their parents have no money to feed them and their mother insists to leave them starving to death. Even though their father feels bad about leaving them in the wood but their father has no choice but to obey the step mother. Fortunately, the children are smart enough to find way back to their home although they have to face a wicked witch first before they arrive home safely. II. Theory The explanation of irony according to DiYanni: "Irony involves a contrast or discrepancy between one thing to another.
She was used to being disrespected and when Atticus was kind to her she thought he was making fun of her. Mayella was scared of her father and this caused her to do things even when she did not want to. This shows exactly how poor and sad Mayella’s life is. Boo Radley, Tom Robinson, and Mayella Ewell can be considered mockingbirds in Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird. Boo and Tom were nice men with good intentions and Mayella was a product of her own environment.
In the short story ,”Luisa, please come home, “ by Shirley Jackson is about a 19 year old girl in the 1950’s named Luisa ran away from home because she thinks that no one in her family loves her especially her sister. They don’t get along at all so she left on the day of her sister’s wedding. My claims for Luisa,“ please come home is she is clever, quick, but immature. Luisa is clever because she hid in a big city called Chandler that is near her home. This shows that she went to a big city so it can be harder for them to find her.
This even caused her to separate herself from the only world she knew her family. Ultimately resulting in her death. In Margaret Atwood’s short story, she asserts that being discriminated and isolated causes the narrator to have deep mental issues that lead to signs of depression through the protagonist’s unorthodox way of accepting her fate without any hesitation to prevent her life being taken away. In this story, the narrator has been lead to believe that she has no part in her community. Throughout her life, she has been isolated by her entire town even by those who she called family.
Curley’s wife wished she could go to Hollywood and chase her dream of acting, the narrator wanted to was write. Curley’s wife had always regretted marrying Curley and was never satisfied with her role as a wife. Curley’s wife expressed this to Lennie, “I coulda made somethin’ of myself… maybe I will yet.” (Steinbeck, page 87) Similar to how the narrator was confined to her room, trapped by social expectations, unable to write or even fulfil her domestic role. The domestic sphere is a confinement towards both women, in the Yellow Wallpaper, the symbolism of the wallpaper and how it, “Becomes bars!” (Gilman) shows us how she felt physically and emotionally trapped by her role that she was unable to fufil. Whilst Curley’s wife expresses this through dialogue once again, “Think I don’t like to talk to somebody ever’ once in a while.
How can people be violent and horrible to their friends or family? “ More than machinery, we need humanity more than cleverness, we need kindness and gentleness, without these qualities, life will be violent and all will be lost. The way of life can be free and beautiful.” Charlie Chaplin said. This quote means that people need to be human more than they need to be smart, and that people should be nice and gentle, and if they don’t have these qualities, life will be all about hate and violence, and with these qualities, life will be beautiful and filled with love. In the book, the Only Alien on the Planet by Kristen D. Randle, Ginny wanted Smitty to communicate with others, and to talk about himself and what happened to him, but he doesn’t