The last way people treat is by limiting the thing that is said to people with mental illness. In Amy Bloom’s “Silver Water”, She demonstrates the idea that people with mental illness are treated and looked at different by most normal people; Once Rose was diagnosed with her mental illness her family acted different to her as she sent to many doctors who wouldn 't help her with this illness. In the beginning of the “Silver Water” the family learn that Rose has a mental illness and her parents have to make a decision to do with her. Her father who is a psychiatrist didn 't want to sent her away because he thought that there was nothing wrong with her but her mother see that there is something wrong with Rose. Rose’s parents get in the huge argument about what is happening to Rose but her father is in full denial “”She is going off” “What is that your professional Opinion?...I 'm sorry I didn 't mean to snap on you…have you talked to her””(1).
Amy Bloom writes,¨She (Rose) had her first psychotic break when she was 15.¨ Prior to this mental break, Violet thought of Rose as a talented and beautiful sister; she begins to feel distant towards her in the midst of Roseś crisis but she always is willing to help in any way she can. After Rose being diagnosed, Violets feels the need to protect her sister from the very people who were supposed to be protecting her. Amy Bloom, author of Silver Water, uses Violetś beautiful family bond to portray how families unite in the most troubling of times; family is there for each other when all else fails. But, even this strong love isn 't enough to cure a mentally ill person. Early on in the story, Rose is in a very bad mental state and despite her therapists trying to help her and her family come to a better place, she doesn 't seem to want or accept aid of any kind.
Most people in this world don’t even realize that they treat them different. .In Amy Bloom’s “Silver Water”, She demonstrates the idea that people with mental illness are treated and looked at different by most normal people; Once Rose was diagnosed with her mental illness her family acted different to her as she wasn't too many doctors who wouldn't help her with this illness. In the beginning of the “Silver Water” the family learn that Rose has a mental illness and her parents have to make a decision to do with her. Her father who is a psychiatrist didn't want to sent her away where because he thought there was nothing wrong with but her mother see that there is something wrong with Rose. Rose’s parents get in the huge argument about what is happening to Rose but her father is in full denial “What is that your professional Opinion?...I'm sorry I didn't mean to snap on you…have you talked to her”(1).
The theme of Amy Bloom’s short story Silver Water is mental illness’ effect on a family. Rose is mentally ill, she has psychotic breaks and behaves inappropriately. Her family just laughs it off, even her psychiatrist father. For example, when she massages her breast in front of the therapist they started laughing out of control. This is the way they are coping with her illness, by taking it as a joke and harassing family therapists.
One day, Regina comes home to find a social worker waiting to speak to her. In the past, Regina and all of her siblings showed great skill in presenting as if everything was fine in the home. But after the beating, Regina has had enough. She admits that her mother is an unstable parent and frequently abusive to all of them. The younger children are forced into one foster home, and Camille and Regina move into a house managed by an Addie and Peter.
Whenever water appears in a story or novel it can often represent baptism, rebirth, and/or death. In the novel, The Awakening by Kate Chopin, the author uses water as a symbol to function as both rebirth and death to reveal the reasons why Edna Pontellier leads such a drury life. Water’s constant appearances in The Awakening signifies Mrs. Pontellier’s constant death and rebirth. The water is significant because is symbolizes two different ideas simultaneously. At the beginning of the novel, Mrs. Pontellier is terrified of the water however she wishes that she was not and she longs to swim.
Both are dark and sad stories. The two main characters start out happy and joyful, and eventually become pessimistic and isolate themselves from society. In "A Rose for Emily" the townspeople where so busy judging and gossiping they did not realize how lonely she was. So lonely that she was crazy and had a dead corpse in her house for many years. She was so desperate for love that she became a necrophiliac.
Rose is a housewife. She doesn’t work but cooks and takes care of her family. In the play Rose is a role model and with that she has to sacrifice some things. Fences states “Rose: I took all my feelings, my wants. and needs, my dreams… and I buried them inside you.” ( Fences page 71).
Alice Walker’s story “Roselily” is about hardships and doing what is best for the ones you love. The story elegantly shows Roselily’s emotions and thoughts about her marriage through diction and symbolism. These literary devices portray an unsure mother about her decision to marry a religious man for the sake of her children and her future. In the very beginning of the story Roselily describe herself as “dragging herself across the world” (A. Walker 266). This show us that Roselily emotions as she walks down the aisle that she feels unsure and possibly unwilling to continue her choice of husband.
She talks to her friends Waverly and Lena about the problem and they tell her “You were depressed. You were manipulated into thinking you were nothing next to him. And now you think you’re nothing without him” (Tan 189). Rose thought of herself a worthless wife while being married to Ted. On another note, sacrifices for love interchanges between love lives and mother’s and