Baby encounter rejection and stigma from her father, authority figures and classmates which bestow upon her little self-worth. O’Neill (2006) “I couldn’t plead for any rights because I didn’t have any.” (p. 72). • Society feared her sadness and teachers and social workers perpetuated the notion that she is a troubled kid. Baby said: “they are afraid of my sadness” (O’Neill, 2006, p.128). • Baby is unwelcomed at Xavier’s house after a school teacher informed his parents that, Baby is a troubled child from a broken home.
Baby encounters stigma from authority figures and classmates, further contributing to her low self-esteem. For example, after a school teacher informed Xavier’s parents that, Baby is a troubled child from a broken home - Baby is unwelcome at his house. Lauren was Baby friend; however after witnessing Baby’s home life she humiliated and excluded Baby. Furthermore, they were many instances where the social workers and teachers could have intervened and made a positive difference in Baby’s life. However, they all fail to do so; Baby lamented "they are afraid of my sadness" (O 'Neill, 2006,
It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are lizabeth from the story “Marigolds” has a mental problem and it takes it out on the Marigolds. Nikan mom wants her to become something shes not. Lizabeth from the story “Marigold” and Nikan from the “Two Kinds” highlight that an epiphany can be life changing resulting in their maturation. In the two short stories “ Marigolds” and “Two Kinds” the main characters had a epiphany that made them change. “I looked back upon it, I know that moment marked the end of innocence”.
Because of this, the daughter has turned into a disobedient girl and will do anything to go against the wishes of her mother. This disobedience only adds to the conflict which is not good for either of the two. The mother then finds out that she has breast cancer. Lola, the daughter, has no sense of empathy towards the mother. They still fight like crazy.
In Kirsten Greenidge’s Milk Like Sugar, the protagonist, Annie Desmond, struggles between falling into the toxic cycle of teenage pregnancy that surrounds her and her desire to seek out a better, more fulfilling life. In the course of the play, Annie takes many actions that help drive the plot. A major Action What occurs when Annie confronts her mother. Annie claims that her mother does not take the time to hear Annie out: “You say you got words in you but you don’t even listen. What kind of mother don’t want to eat with her own kids?” (Greenidge, 59).
Not only this, but Aylmer frequently belittles her, continuously pointing out her flaws, which drives her to do something dangerous. Georgiana’s dependance on Aylmer, the inequality of the relationship and Aylmer’s disregard for her feelings, are the main ingredients of Aylmer and Georgiana’s unhealthy relationship. Georgiana’s dependance on Aylmer contributes to their unhealthy relationship. When Aylmer and Georgiana got married, Georgiana was taken from her mother's house, forcing her to live an isolated life with Aylmer. Georgiana says, “Then why did you take me from my mother’s side?
This blossoming of maturity represents Janie’s strength to move on, even if it means going against her own Nanny. After all Nanny did for Janie out of her own love, it couldn’t please Janie as she grew older and became more independent. It broke Nanny’s heart to see her grandchild’s rebellious attitude, but it is ultimately Janie’s own willpower to pull away from Nanny’s constructs that guided her journey to love and contentment. At a young age, she became
He learns about this through his mother who is an addict to it. He thinks that taking soma is a sin itself and tells his mother to stop. He slowly sees the darkness of the world he has been shown and is losing his innocent self. While morning the death of his mother some children make fun of him it is said that, “They had mocked him through his misery and remorse, mocked him with how hideous a note of cynical derision! Fiendishly laughing, they had insisted on the low squalor, the nauseous ugliness of the nightmare.” (Huxley 184).
In the coming of age story “Where Are You Going Where Have You Been?” Joyce Carol Oates uses symbolism, conflict, and the third person to foreshadow fifteen-year-old Connie’s unfortunate, yet untimely fate. While one may think that the conflict stems from Connie’s promiscuity, it is clear to see her promiscuity is only a result to a much bigger conflict, her mother’s constant nagging and disapproval, alongside the lack of attention from her father. the author paints a vivid picture of what happens when a fifteen-year-old girl such as Connie goes elsewhere to find to find the love, attention, and approval that she lacks at home. All which is vital for her growth and wellbeing as a person. First, the overall conflict may not be easy for one to determine at first, but it’s used only to foreshadow the bigger conflict.