In elementary, she has a desire to fly and enjoys swinging on the swing set at school so she was determined to make a bigger jump, performing a somersault; yet, her teacher isn’t happy because another child gets hurt mimicking Birdie. She warns Birdie, “ Only birds can fly. It’s impossible for people to fly”, (165). In middle school, Birdie pushes the thoughts of flying and is more focused on the force of gravity; she joins gymnastics and appeals to a star gymnast, Yunhui whom Birdie studies every move; but, Yunhui has a tragic accident that leaves her paralyzed from the neck down. The tragic cause affects her by encouraging her to skip practices for gymnastics and as a result, quitting.
I relate to this story the most because I have depression, feel like my parents don't love me, and complain about the things I don't have. In the story, everything about the girl's life is sad. If it's just sad to us, then to her, it's something that quite literally makes her want to die. I relate to this because I have depression. It's a less serious kind than the girls but I understand her more because of it.
Deep down she believed those things she repeated which in the end drew her to actually committing suicide. I feel her pain in having experienced this feeling for myself. I feel Mirikitani chose the bird to symbolize this young woman 's struggle because birds are delicate. She was delicate. I feel the sparrow in this poem represents the girl.
Curley’s wife felt lonely because people thought that all she did was cause trouble and she was bad news, when all she wanted is to talk to someone and socialize because she was lonely. Obviously, in the book Of Mice and Men, there were many characters that were very lonely. They also all had good reasons to be lonely. They also all had hope, like Candy, Lennie, George, and Crooks all had hope in getting a farm of their own. And Curley’s wife had hope into getting a life on her own and being an actress.
The relationship between the two was so bad that Connie had homicidal and suicidal thoughts, “Connie wished her mother were dead and she herself were dead and it would all be over. “(86) Some of the harassment from the mother seemed to come from jealousy. Oates shares some insight into the mother’s past and says she was pretty at one point in time “but now her looks were gone and that was why she was always after Connie.”(85) Her relationship with her father wasn’t much better. In fact, Oates tells us that he didn’t give much thought to anyone in the family because “he didn’t bother talking much to them.” (86) He worked a lot and when he came home, he wanted to eat supper, read the paper, and go to bed. Connie’s relationship with her sister, June, was probably the most stable, although it still wasn’t very healthy.
Nat is more observant than Melanie in many ways. In the beginning of The Birds short story, Nat notices how the birds act and how they are acting more restless than usual. Nat knows the names of birds and how they normally behave while
Gaining Color In the beginning, butterflies’ wings are transparent and colorless. By growing and flying in the light, they are able to stain their wings and achieve the vibrant colorful wings they are famous for. The Mirabal sisters did not start off as the faces of the underground revolution against Trujillo. In the beginning of In the Time of the Butterflies, the sisters were living cooperatively under Trujillo’s rule, but throughout the novel the reader watches each sister grow and develop their own values. As people around the world heard about their story the sisters started to be called mariposas, or butterflies.
In the play, Mrs. Hale says, “She, come to think of it, was kind of like a bird herself-real sweet and pretty but kind of timid and fluttery.” This shows that the bird represented Minnie Foster because it used to sing beautifully like her. This relates to the theme of gender role because back then, women were known to be inferior
She had felt as if her heart was somewhere with the quail and the plover and all the little whild things that crooned or buzzed in the sun.” In Part II, Chapter 5, Marie has a Romantic view of the birds. She says, “Ivar’s right about wild things. They’re too happy to kill. You can just tell how they felt when they flew up. They were scared, but they didn’t really think anything could hurt them.” In Part IV, Chapter 8, when Ivar finds Emil and Marie dead, the part that the Romantic viewers have centered on seems as the way Emil and Marie were described when Ivar found them.
“I embraced my role as the insubordinate who sleepwalked her way through the 30-minute mile. The mediocre grades I consistently received in PE were anchors that weighed down my otherwise spotless academic record.” Megan was a slacker when it came to physical education and when she joined wrestling she thought she would achieve something great just like her father did. She may have failed all those times wrestling, but she achieved something great for herself. “I still wrestle from time to time, but exclusively for sexual purposes. I still lose every time.