In the literature, Laura has been the most emphatic among her families. It can be seen from the way she insisted to cancel the garden party because of her “other side” neighbor passed away (361). Compares to her sister, Jose, Laura really has no interest in class distinctions. It shows how Laura really cares about her lower-class neighbor, since she still went and asked her mother to cancel the party, even after her sister refused. However, Laura was tempted when she was given a beautiful black and gold hat from her mother (362).
An’ I coulda sat in them big hotels, an’ had pitchers took of me.”(89) that represents her wishful hoping for the dreams she was unable to achieve. This is parrell with the idea of women being exempt from the American Dream. Curley’s wife’s lack of interaction takes a toll on the overall image of her character. Steinbeck quotes , “Why can’t I talk to you? I never get to talk to nobody.
Genogram and Ecomap Reflection Paper The story of my family laid out on paper with either scribbly lines or straight lines, symbols that represent death or sickness is beautiful and sad at the same time. Family is a complicated thing. It shapes us in so many ways, the patterns I was able to see on my genogram were interesting. The women on my mother’s side of the family have dealt with depression for generations. I only heard stories but my mother’s grandmother on her mother’s side was a cold and numb woman, especially cold mother, no affection was giving towards my grandmother which laid the foundation for how my grandmother would raise my mother and her two sisters, which eventually trickle down to me and how I handled the responsibility of motherhood.
The author states “There would be no powerful will bending hers in that blind persistence with which men and women believe they have a right to impose a private will upon a fellow-creature” (Chopin). Mrs. Louise Mallard did not want to submit to the oppressor, who in this case, was Mr. Mallard. She expected to settle alone decisions and might not want to take orders from her life partner. She was forced to encounter that path since Mr. Mallard controlled her. When she found out that Mr. Mallard was dead, she felt free from the male abuse that she had been a setback of since the day she and her Mr. Mallard were married.
When it was Yen Mah’s turn she wrote down “nothing” for her own best feature, while her friends exclaimed, “Well we beg to differ. In fact, we have you voted most likely to succeed.” (188). In comparison Ye Ye, her grandfather, was another good example of positive encouragement toward Yen Mah. When she came home to visit for the last time before his death she was explaining her loathing towards herself and self disappointment when Ye Ye insisted, “Don’t talk like that!... you are precious and special.
And she loved nothing but that; she felt made for that” (page 1). Her pride causes her to make a mistake, where she prevents from admitting she lost an expensive necklace. So, her pride makes to sacrifice, which her social standing would be lower. Author states, “Loisel looked old now; she had become the woman of impoverished households-strong and hard and rough” (page 5). Mathilde’s pride did not allow accepting the truth; she loses her greatest years of life and her dream to become wealthy.
From women being portrayed as property to enabling women to take a stance on their freedoms. “The Story of an Hour” by Kate Chopin conveys the message of how the married 19th-century woman felt. Chopin provided an insight of how the females were powerless when it came to their independence, how women were joyful about the death of a husband since it was the only way out of a controlling marriage, and the amount of dread that the women endure during a marriage. Mrs. Mallard could signify most of the married women of the 19th century. Chopin’s story displays that women are human just as much as men and that they should not be treated as belongings, but rather as a human, especially in
Rather, he asks his servants, how his wife is doing. Although he is still concerned about his wife’s health, “Cure her of that:” (V,iii,39), he accepts that everyone has to die some or other day and thus have less resentment left inside him. Even after the death of his wife, Macbeth remains unemotional, “She should have died hereafter;” (V,v,17). Though his spirit breaks down by the passing of his wife, he remains cold-blooded, heartless. To him, death is an infinite sameness.
THE GREATEST GRANDMOTHER Prologue My main reason for this story is my great grandma Martha First. I’ll admit she’s purely mean, hateful, and dislikes me. But even though I may say hurtful things. Deep down I love her, and I just wish she’d understand that what she says and does hurts me a lot. She hurts my mom, dad, me, and both my older sisters Vicky and Deborah.
There 's a subtle wonderfulness to this story. It 's such a relatable story that involves day to day recounts of activities, Kimberly and her mother 's struggles and strives, financially and culturally. Especially from Aunt Paula. Once she said: “You can release your heart, older sister” (148). And another conversation is that “I am too smart to cheat….It is under me” (157).Even though Kim’s mother suffered loneliness ..she is such a bold character to suffer and sacrifice though she got hardships and rejection from Aunt Paula.