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
When Emily was little she had to stay with other people because her mom had to work. Her mother is persuaded to send her to a covalent home and Emily had a difficult time there because they didn’t allow any of the girls to keep personal belongings or "love anyone" (Olsen). After Emily came back from the covalent home, she became distant and refused her mother's attempts of comfort. A bright spot in Emily's life is her gift in comedy. The biggest obstacle for Emily would be not believing that she is helpless to the hardships life has thrown at
Which explained why she had an affair and why Anse remarried so quickly toward the end. None of them loved each other. That is how I interpreted her passage while reading the book and why I rewrote her passage as if she did not enjoy her life because she did not. My mock style approach Faulkner’s style because in the first paragraph I wrote in that style because Addie explained the real reason why she married Anse and that being a mother was the worst for her. Faulkner wrote that Addie took him, however, I wrote that she only married him because of the house and farm while she did not have much and Anse wanted to marry her so she took the chance.
At17, Florence felt God wanted her to be a nurse. In Victorian England, most nurses were under educated and thought lowly of, so her parents did not want her to become a nurse , as they felt she was from too high a level of wealth and social standard. Hospital conditions at that time were terrible. Doctors did operations without any anesthetic, and many people who went to hospitals died. Florence began to visit hospitals.
In the end, she knew she could never find true happiness or freedom because of society; she chose to die instead (Skaggs). Unlike the other female characters, “Edna will not settle for living as less than a complete person; but forces beyond her control doom inexorably her search for a full, meaningful, and satisfying individuality” (Skaggs). After Robert left her, Edna’s heart shattered. The women around her did not understand what she was going through, in the end, she had to face her “awakening” alone (Elfenbein). Edna was suffering “under the liberty in which she must justify her existence.
According to Allen Stein who wrote, he thinks “it is not hard to see that many might say all has turned out well for them despite Calixta’s transgression” (7). When Bobinot and Bibi came home, they were afraid that Calixta would be angry with them being dirty and not presentable, but she had no desire in the world to care about it. Calixta’s mood changed by from “an overscrupulous housewife” to a woman who is excited to see them come home and “clasped Bibi and was kissing him effusively” (Chopin 108). Bibi and Bobinot do not have any clue of why Calixta is like that, but they are pretty satisfied with her cheerful
When Ruth’s father dies it leaves her emotionally unstable. She becomes unable to express emotion to others and expects her family to be able to show the same care and love to her that her father did. She took her families caring spirits for granted just like she did with her father. This portrays Ruth’s inability to show true love. Also, she is incapable of performing normal motherly tasks for her family.
Many poor women were forced to work as servants for the richer families because they both had no money and any rich family. In addition, they spent their time cooking, cleaning, etc. and taking care of the households in the daytime like Mrs. Fairfax. In the book, we can see that these elements, although Jane is a governess, Jane's life was no different from Mrs. Fairfax because governess did not have a very high social status and they were looked down upon by the rich
Mom also loses her job because she did not want to do it, she thought teaching was hard so the kids had to deal with their Mom’s dream to be an artist, not a teacher she ditches her teaching job for a low paying job because it made her happy because of this it made it hard for the kids to live a easy life but yet they still forgave mom. After the Walls moved out of their grandma’s home in Welch they moved into a rotting house that they could barely afford because they had very little money the rotting house had no indoor plumbing and was also located in Welch. Dad believed that there was enough land at their rotting house to build a Glass Castle so Dad had the kids dig a hole. After the kids dug the hole Dad fills it with trash and the hole they dug up for the Glass Castle was used as a dumpster even after that the kids still forgave him. I believe that if I were the kids and I worked that hard to be lied