For example She Said “When I think of the hometown of my young all that I seem to remember is dust-brown crumbly dust of late summer- arid sterile dust that the eyes and makes them water, get into the throat, and between the toes of my bare brown feet. The second theme to me was when Lizabeth had to grow up. For example in the setting of the story the story showed poverty. Lizabeth parents are constantly working to provide
Some authors use transformations in stories to show readers how characters change for the better as they go through hard times or make bad choices. Eugenia Collier uses the transformation in her fictional short story, Marigolds, to show us the change of the main character, Lizabeth, as she changes from childhood to womanhood when she destroys Miss Lottie’s marigolds. The story flashbacked to when Lizabeth was about to turn fifteen in the Depression and took place in the poor neighborhood she lived in, where she and her friends picked on Miss Lottie for being the poorest. Collier uses characterization to show Lizabeth’s change from childhood to womanhood.
By being the school teacher, Annie is shaping Bodega Bay’s youth and passing on her own sense of responsibility. Annie also lives alone and is single. Consequently, she is very independent and able in her personal life. Even while being scared to death herself, she still rescued many children during the bird attack at the school. The most important rescue was Cathy, Mitch’s little sister, Annie even died while trying to defend her.
Lizabeth wakes in the middle of the night to the sound of her parent's voices. When she hears her father's depressed and disheartened voice she listens closer. She hears their talk about the struggles of providing for their family and then listens as her father finally cracks under the pressure, breaking down into sobs. “And suddenly he sobbed, loudly and painfully, and cried helplessly and hopelessly into the dark night. I had never heard a man cry before.
In the play A Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry, Walter and Mama have influenced the plot in multiple ways. The Younger family has always been a very close family, but now they have all become very short with each other; and the relationship with Ruth and Walter is starting to divide. Mama, Walters’s mother puts a down payment on a house as a way to bring everyone closer together. Although, her plan did not go as planned because of where the house is located and now Walter cannot make his big investment with Willy Harris. Walter influences the plot of the play in more ways than most of the other characters.
Che writes, “Cold under this blanket, I wait / for my alarm to sing” (40-41). This creates an image of the speaker lying in her bed, still feeling remorse over the past, unable to sleep because of this. Such a statement contradicts her previous statement of not holding grudges. Furthermore, the speaker’s anger is compared to a knife using the metaphor, “I’ve polished this anger and now it’s a knife” (42). This anger is from the grudge she’s holding against her father which causes her to want to hide from her father.
Well, she is sleeping with Wilson in his tent. And she is not doing it because she is attracted to Wilson, but because she wants to hurt and damage Francis’ self-esteem. When she comes back in to the couple’s tent, Francis says to her that she is a ”bitch”, and she replies by saying: “Well, you’re a coward”. You might get the impression that she wants him to become courageous, but then again you are dead
In my opinion, it seems throughout the story that Hooper is seldom joyous or happy, and he is always miserable and sorrowful. It is first shown when Elizabeth, his soon to be wife, threatens to abandon Hooper and their marriage if he does not remove the dark, black veil. He practically begged her to stay, but she ultimately refused because he did not remove the veil. Also, going back to the children, it is obvious that Hooper is devastated when he cannot even watch the children romp around. Likewise, Hooper can also not have ordinary conservations with people throughout the town.
He was in someone else's house...” At one point in the novel, Montag begins to cry at the thought of Mildred dying, not because he would miss her but because he doesn’t think he’d feel anything. He realizes he has a loveless marriage and his emptiness saddens him. On page 43, they became aware of the fact that neither of them could remember where and when they met; “...” The first time we ever met, where was it, and when?...”I don’t know she said””.
Tap. I closed my MacBook, thinking about the short story I just read, named “Everyday Use” by Alice Walker. The family in “Everyday Use” and my family are filled with people who are the same but, are also different like our personalities, relationships, and values. The family in “Everyday Use” has only one mother and two daughters; one named Maggie and the other named Dee.
In the novel Krik? Krak! by Edwidge Danticat, there are many meaningful themes, motifs and symbols included in each of the nine stories. In many of the stories, hope is a recurring theme. In Danticat’s novel, she uses the theme of hope to shine light on the futility of hope.
Have you ever read the most interesting, life-relatable, fiction book before? One of the most interesting book I’ve read is the Marigolds. The Marigolds is a fiction book by Eugenia Collier. The Marigolds is about a girl named Lizabeth as going through her adolescent years, she realizing the importance of the flowers.
In her short story “Marigolds”, Eugenia Collier, tells the story of a young woman named Lizabeth growing up in rural Maryland during the Depression. Lizabeth is on the verge of becoming an adult, but one moment suddenly makes her feel more woman than child and has an impact on the rest of her life. Through her use of diction, point of view, and symbolism, Eugenia Collier develops the theme that people can create beauty in their lives even in the poorest of situations. Through her use of the stylistic device diction, Eugenia Collier is able to describe to the reader the beauty of the marigolds compared to the drab and dusty town the story is set in.
Death will eventually affect everyone, but the significance of death is the influential factors that follow. Death can be an exceptional or dreadful event, in the short story “The Flowers” Myop grows through death. Myop is characterized as an innocent, ecstatic little girl, unfortunately her family is sharecroppers. In spite of this she often times spends her days collecting flowers with her mother.