Although, all of the hardships Jeannette faced helped her not have to depend on others later in life. Rex hurt Jeannette numerous times, but she would never stick up for herself to him. He was an alcoholic and would usually spend the family’s money on drinks. Jeannette’s mother had gone out of town and left them just enough money for food, her dad knew she had the money and coaxed her into giving it to him. Rex
Hilly Holbrook, from The Help directed by Tate Taylor, and Aunt Alexandra from To Kill a Mockingbird written by Harper Lee, are very similar. They both deeply care about maintaining their reputation in their respective towns. In The Help, Hilly received dozens of toilets on her front lawn after Skeeter ordered them for her. When she sees the toilets at her house, she becomes embarrassed and furious (Taylor). This incident shows the reader that she wants to be taken seriously by her colleagues.
Courage is resistance to the fear that surrounds you. Throughout the book Roll of Thunder Hear My Cry, Mildred D. Taylor, uses Cassie Logan as a character that displays courage and stands up for what she believes in no what challenges come her way. Cassie reveals her courage by standing up for Little Man, and saying that she´ll hurt whoever hurt Papa, and standing up to Mr. Barnett. Cassie is a smart, sassy and outspoken girl, her personalities help her achieve her convictions. Would you ever stand up for your brother or sister even if you knew that you would get in trouble?
The protagonist in the story, Their Eyes Were Watching God, by Zora Neale Hurston is a mixed race woman named Janie who desires true love, yet is timid and overpowered by her husbands, which results in her complexity. The hardships she experiences along with a strong desire in finding love give Janie a voice, and connect with the community. Over the course of thirty years and three marriages, Janie succeeds in finding her own voice, as well as respect in her community. Janie is an idealist who believes in true love. However, because she is born into poverty, she is forced to marry men who offer her financial security.
But, she is happy because she believes that her family will be there to “greet [her] gladly”. Antigone was very devoted to her family because she knew that the cost of being caught burying Polynices would be going to her “everlasting prion”. This reveals Antigone’s devotion that ultimately leads to her death. Furthermore, Antigone also spoke about her brother, Polynices. She continued her monologue and said “It was by this service to your dear body, Polynices / I earned the punishment which I now suffer / Though all good people know it was for your honour”(Antigone 17-19).
Kalia Yang started the story talking about his nephew preference for black trees, not bright trees, showing that all colors of the trees are beautiful not just the bright ones. Then she talks about his husband and when she first saw his husband, she never taught to marry him. Aaron used to hear her given the public speech and one day he sends her an email inviting for breakfast. She accepted for lunch and they met at the Hmong restaurant, but it was just a casual meeting to talk about work. Aaron was not his type of man who she will marry.
Every day as Tom heads off to his job he passes the Ewell house. Mayella the oldest and daughter of Bob asks him to do little things for her like chopping up wood and fetching water for her as was seen in chapter 19, “...choppin’ kindlin’, totin’ water for her.” Tom knew of the family's circumstances so he never took the money she offered for his work. He wasn’t selfish, for he could have just taken the money and not even thought about how it affected her family but he puts himself in her shoes. Tom is also misjudged throughout the course of the story. The same girl he did work for every day started a trial against him saying he raped her.
She as pure as they can be, carrying herself as a respected christian women but not everyone is not what they say they are. They people of salem their trust people word but once accused they aren't that sure of them. Elizabeth is a great woman and wife, taking care of her children, while making food for her husband. As time goes on elizabeth realizes that abigail doesn't like her and is out to kill her, so she can take her place and be with john. This can be represented as foreshadowing because from act 1 elizabeth find out all the negativity about abigail but in act 2 she is actually
The Mirabal sisters showed heroism in the face of the Dominican Republic because of their resistance against Trujillo’s regime. First, it was Minerva with her friend, Sinita, and her family, then it was Mate joining the revolution because she figured out Minerva was in it and got interested. During a retreat Patria went to with her church, she witnessed the killing of a boy that looked like her son. Although she had previous knowledge of the revolution from Minerva and the news, she started getting more interested and joined. “ It happened on the last day of our retreat.
She was married until she told her husband, her dissatisfaction with marriage and he conceded that he too found it less than he expected. So he took enough money to make it to Oklahoma and become a minister, but what he didn’t say was that he knew a minister who he could study with and an unmarried daughter. Then after he left there was Annie with two beautiful children whom she didn’t want to leave just to become a maid or a servant, so she decided that she would change directions. The next morning she got up early and started making meat pies. Once she had made them, she went to the cotton gin where she would sell the pies for 5 cents each.