Another example happens when Marilyn learns about the protocol from Barton. “You're going to make me die and I didn't do anything to die for--I didn't do anything--”(4). Marilyn cries about how she hasn't done anything, but in reality she was the one who walked on the ship to see her brother who she would've seen in a year if she waited. Now she could never see him. She walked past the sign that said “UNAUTHORIZED PERSONNEL KEEP OUT,” absentmindedly not thinking about the true consequences of her actions.
You understand? We won’t be in this place much longer, no need for him to get close to people—it’ll just make it harder for him later.” After this, Skinny Bones left and went to her house, devastated. She couldn’t believe that something as shallow as her appearance of her heritage could stand in the way between her best friend, her soul mate, and her. This is how the story ends, showing a cruel yet common reality among immigrants in the United
The soldier didn’t listen to what Mama Elena had said about allowing nobody inside the house. He started to walk towards the house and Mama Elena shot the chicken out of his hands. Mama Elena was being protective which is a quality of a mother. Later in the scene when Mama Elena is protecting her house, she says she would rather die than let them in the house. Mama Elena says,”If we die, no one will miss me very much, but won’t the nation mourn your loss” (Esquivel 90).
“Avery knew about nothing, because it was exactly what she had done for Eris. She hadn’t told anyone the truth about her friend’s death...The truth wouldn’t change things, she tried to rationalize to herself. It wouldn’t bring Eris back to life. But Avery knew those thoughts were cowardly and self-interested, and she despised herself for harboring them.” All of the characters were too concerned with the consequences to face the
By being able to create resentment and a barrier between her and her mother, she is finally able to live her own life. She no longer will be considered a child by anyone; she is able to be a woman seeking love. Mag wanted to keep Maureen around because she wanted to maintain their emotional connection that they have. Even though Mag chose to lie to her multiple times, she did it out of love for Maureen. In most cases of unresolved Electra complexes, it does not come to this extreme of measures, where a daughter has to kill her mother.
After her house was destroyed by attackers, she gave birth, then killed herself and the baby in a well. Lucy Mae becomes pregnant by a married man who has other kids. She believes that if she tells the man, he won’t love her anymore because he sees her as his “property”. While in “No Name Woman” there was no proof, the reader could infer that there was no way it was her husband’s child. Although, Lucy Mae wasn’t criticized on her pregnancy, mainly because nobody knew, it was her thoughts that controlled her action to get an
The only reason he does all this is because he is hoping daisy will come one night. In the end of the novel Gatsby wants Daisy to tell Tom that she never loved him. Daisy can't do that though. She tells him “I did love him once—but I loved you too.” (p. 134) This is a partial death of his dream. After the car wreck Gatsby went back to his mansion without Daisy.
My mother soon kicked me out because she didn’t condone pity parties. At that point it was no longer the school system’s fault that I failed, nor was it my parents, nor was it my friends, it was mine. After I was sick of playing victim to the situations I’ve caused I made it mandatory for me to finally get my
This is like Ethan and Zeena’s marriage, kept so that nobody can touch it, although Mattie eventually does. When Zeena found out about the pickle dish, she did not want Mattie
In the beginning of the controversy between Antigone and Ismene, Ismene chose to be loyal to Creon and repeatedly telling her sister that she should not go through with the plans she has created. In the middle of the argument Ismene decides to be loyal to her family and help with the burial. At the end of the play of Antigone, three people are dead: Antigone, Haemon or Haimon (Antigone fiancé also Creon’s son) and Creon’s wife. Ismene is assumed to be alive, Sophocles ignored her fate. It is as if she just disappeared.