Social aspects may lead to high rates of depression in women, including stress from work, family responsibilities, and the roles and expectations of women. Edna doesn’t want to take care of her children. When Leonce tells her that her child has a fever, she thinks that the child is fine. He told her that he was annoyed with her inattention, and neglect of their children. After that, Edna goes into the children’s room to check on them.
Instead of being negative and unhappy, Mrs. Lowe always try to give Leonard a normal life by feeding him, reading books to him, and teaching him. She even sings lullabies until his son falls asleep. Mrs. Lowe has felt happiness because despite Leonard’s condition, she still gives hope to his son. A mother gives support in order to attain the best things for her child. (D’ Sa, 2013) When Dr. Sayer proposed a treatment to Mrs. Lowe in order to cure Leonard.
She does not accept her life at home is sad, even if she has to deal with chaos which she cannot even describe. Her father’s condescending tone enhances Eveline’s need for protection because she cannot do things on her own. She uses a double negative to describe her life as not “a wholly undesirable life” (21), which also shows her ignorance because she does not accept reality. She makes a promise to her mother, when she was a child “to keep the home together as long as she could,” (21) but she cannot do it anymore. Once she meets Frank, she knows, “Frank would save her...
Caroline Ed had a baby at 13 and dropped out of school. She's was unemployed for five years after she lost her job as a maid. Ed, 53, relied on food stamps, and her daughter paid her rent. Eventually her daughter went off to college and Caroline was on her own , she turned to a life of crime. She desperately needed money, and decided one day to rob a bank with a gun she had stolen from the home she earlier in the day had broken into.Caroline Ed ended up getting arrested , where she would soon end up in prison.