The novel is divided into five chapters, each one has its own story and narrative. The first one is titled “No Name Women”. This chapter of the novel discusses the story of the forgotten aunt, the one that shall not be named .Kingston’s mother tells her this story in order to warn her about the consequences of doing something that might bring shame to herself and her family. The aunt was a married woman whose husband has left long time ago and left her behind. One day the aunt discovers that she is pregnant and that she is carrying an illegitimate child.
Zeena becomes suspicious of the two and wants Mattie to leave their house, and get a replacement maid that was recommended by the doctor. The ending of the story ends in an unpredicted way; Ethan and Mattie try to commit suicide by running themselves into an elm tree while coasting. The attempt was a failure and Zeena was stuck caring for the two instead of her being the sick one. Wharton portrays the disastrous fate of the characters fairly in Ethan Frome because Ethan regrets marrying his wife after meeting
(MIP-1) Najmah has lost her voice and control over her life due to the traumatization after witnessing death of her mother and little brother. (SIP-A) Najmah has lost her voice due traumatization after witnessing the horrific passing of her mother and baby brother Habib. (STEWE-1) Najmah is trying to communicate right after the death of her mother which occurred on page 82 but she cannot since she mentally states,”But I feel as if my tongue has been locked inside my mouth ever since I saw my mother airing the quilts just Before the bombs fell." (Staples 88) Najmah is completely traumatized, and is just speechless. Najmah is even trying to talk but she is so traumatized that she cannot, "I try to communicate, but although the words form inside
And left there, in the cold. “We still live, Aminata of Bayo, We have crossed the water. We have survived.” (PG136) Aminata’s friend Chekura tells her this in an attempt to comfort her. Aminata is upset she says, “We have lost our homeland, we have lost our people.” (PG 136) She feels lost and scared of the future, because she has lost everything that has ever meant anything to her. She attempted to pray as her papa did, but is warned not to, because other home landers had been beaten over praying and keeping their faith.
Miss Strangeworth send a letter to Don Grane’s wife which would have took away the love of his life ruined their marriage, luckily Don intercepted the letter first. In return he destroyed the only thing Miss Strangeworth loved; her roses. In addition, she wrote a letter to Linda’s dad about her boyfriend Dave which made her dad disapprove off him. In the end, Miss Strangeworth botched the relationships of the town’s people. Miss Strangeworth’s character was flat and unchanged throughout the story while it was the other people in town who grow and change.
It was a luxurious house but unfortunately his wife dead minutes before she was to set her eyes on Hill House. He married again, twice. The second Mrs. Crain died of a fall in the house and the third Mrs. Crain died of what they call consumption in Europe. Hugh then decided to close the house and his two daughters were sent to live in the town. Hugh Crain then died somewhere in Europe.
The universal truth would be the war that was going on around them at the time. The problem of the story is how the girls reacted after seeing the thing swallow alys. Once they got away that day both of the girls changed completely. They stopped doing things together and become very distant from others. Both lose their fathers and both mothers reacted differently penny’s mother grieved many years after the world war II, while primrose’s mother moved on with many men and had
Ethan met Zeena when he was caring for his mother that died from…. Ethan claims that she filled the emptiness within him that he longed for. Ethan decisions in taking Zenobia as his wife is his fateful choice that traps in the village of Starkfield. Zeena takes many things from Ethan 's life that causes him to be unsatisfied and unsuccessful in life. “Twice or thrice before she had suddenly packed Ethan’s valise and started off to Bettsbridge, or even Springfield, to seek the advice of some new doctor, and her husband had grown to dread these expeditions because of their cost” (pg.
Tom and Joe Harper run away to become pirates and escape their lives. Feeling guilty, he comes back one night and witnesses his Aunt and Joe’s mother grieving about their respective losses. He decides to return to his town on the day his ‘funeral’ was to take place. After returning, Aunt Polly asks him whether he really loved them or not. He states that he does and that he even dreamt about them, stating the events he saw as parts of his dreams.
Lacking the proper war equipment and leadership the town wants to give up, however they look to Lucas the son of the allegedly dead Captain. As soon as they head off to war Judith makes a quick decision wanting to save both her brother and Lucas. She heads to her ex-captors house hoping to convince him to help them all, in return she promises to stay as his wife. After the war is over many people blame her for both the Captain dieing in battle as well as his return. She becomes more further depressed wishing she had been in Lottie’s place and that she was dead.
Once upon a time in the early 1830s, lived a young lady Bessie Vanburen, her a daughter Brea Vanburen and Bessie husband Brandon Vanburen. The Vanburen lived in a small town called Camelot, in the middle of nowhere, where Bessie grew up at. Back in 1821 Bessie and her mother Brenda weren’t getting along because Bessie was becoming a teenager. Brenda and Bessie would never see eye to eye. So one Day Brenda came home yelling about something and Bessie got very upset and couldn’t take the stressing anymore.