Women realizes that without work and salary had make them lost their confident as individual to pursuing a professional job because they don’t know their worth anymore. For example the author state, “a Time magazine cover story on “The Case for Staying Home” and a “60 Minutes” segment devoted to a group of former mega-achievers who were, as the anchor Lesley Stahl put it, “ giving up money, success and big futures” to be home with their children. (Warner, 2013) Women thought that by stay home will solve the relationship issues and that women will be recognize as a good mother, but O’Donnel’s experience prove this to be wrong. Women who are working, they value their self more and put their self in front of a lot of things like marriage and manage work
Until men are raising children as much as women are women won 't be able to equal in the workplace and we are so behind as a nation, in terms of flexible work patterns and parental leave(Gloria Steinem).The us does not provide paid parental control and is behind as a nation paid parental control is when women get paid a portion of their check from work when they leave work to take care of a newborn child. Paid parental leave should be a state requirement to all countries and every woman should at least get 50% of their paycheck. The economy can grow in many ways and eventually catch up to other countries,new parents financially can be jovial returning to the workspace.
Mattie deals with death and loss in this book. When People in Mattie’s family died she has to learn to live on her own. This story suggest that you have to suffer to get things you want. In this book Mattie had to lose people for her to become more responsible which allowed her to take over the coffee house on her own.
Curley’s wife is a good example of hope and loss during this time period. When Curley's wife was out in the barn, with Lennie, telling her life story, we hear how her hopes and dreams never amounted to anything. ”an’ I met one of the actors. He says I could go with that show….If I’d went, I wouldn’t be livin’ like this, you bet”(pg88).
However, Esperanza realizes that she can never truly leave Mango Street, as she must return to help the other women stuck there because the men do not help the women. Living on Mango Street teaches Esperanza that she is responsible to help the other people there, especially the women trapped in a patriarchal culture. Esperanza feels as though she does not
Not only is her Mom leaving but also her having to leave their new town to stay with Grandma being misinterpreted. The decision making mother make the choice to better the family’s live not to selfishly leave for Costa Rica. However, the daughter misunderstands her intentions causing the
Widows had a hard time keeping their families together and support them while still maintaining the proper role of a woman in the time. Some women decided to stay single during this time because it was easier to not start a family and some decided to focus more on their education. In order to be equal to a man who graduated from elementary school, a women had to get a full education.()No matter if women were good at their jobs and work as hard as a man they wouldn't get paid about half compares to a man. () If they were involved with either their careers or jobs; the more disadvantages they faced was because of their gender. Instead of viewing women as a helping hand, they were viewed as a threat because of the typical stereotype of American men had in families.
Endless hours and the terrible pay; I still was sending money home,helping my parents. They've spent all their savings to send me here, I felt bad about it. Sometimes, I didn't even have money to buy food, but Larisa was always there for me. Suddenly, one day, Bella passed away. We had no where to go.
Since she is ill and the family think that she is not any help to them , she says : "It was decided that I should die" (Atwood 226). She feels that she is in the way and that she should die so her sister could have her way. When she is diagnosed with her disease, her sister feels that she would never get married because of it. The narrator never asks for anything but to be by herself ,so she lets her sister get the attention that she needs, because she is getting married. " That way I would stand in the way of my sister, I would not room over her like a fate" (Atwood 226).
As I said earlier, signing the petition might get you fired so if Lyddie signs the petition, she’ll get fired so she wouldn’t be able to get money for her family. When Lyddie receives a letter from her mother, she gets or determined than ever to get money to support her family. “She must earn all the money she could to pay what they owed, so she could gather her family together…” (88) This shows that Lyddie is determined to raise money to support her family. But if she signs the petition, she could get fired. Then, she wouldn’t be able to support her family.
You have to be the one that cares. Paying for college was a little harder since she was older and it’s harder to get scholarships when you’re older. Half of the fees were paid by her job, which is another pro to going when you’re older, and student loans for the other half. A bad thing about going later in life is that she couldn’t file for financial aid because she has a moderately high paying
The Glass Castle suggests that in order to have a successful life you will have to make a huge sacrifice and learn from yours or other mistakes. Jeanette learns that for her to be successful she needs to leave her parents and her sibling behind. She chose to learn from the mistake of her parents and she took a huge risk in leaving her home, her family and moving to New York to make sure that she doesn’t become like her parents. She didn’t want to make the exact mistake that her parents did when they were in her position. Just like in the Glass Castle when Jeanette mention that if she continues to live with her parents she‘ll eventually adapt their way of
Clearly Jeannette has gotten to a point in her life where her basic needs can no longer be well provided and she desperately needs them. So far the only person who can support her is herself. Later in the future she says,“ I worked up a budget and calculated that we could indeed squeak by if i made extra money babysitting”(209). Not having enough money to even provide her family with food becomes a blessing in disguise.
As interest increases and the court wants more money it becomes an unreachable goal for a single parent. I believe child support is a lost cause, necessary, but lost. The government is willing to give out money to those in need, but they should not be expecting that full amount back in return. If the government doesn’t help these families, no one will. Some fortunate parents with well paying jobs can surprise the government, but most parents fall far below that portion of the