The DES poisoning represents genuine threats to the body while a child is in the utero. Jane displays her own infertility to the regular practices of recommending DES to women who were at risk of having an unsuccessful labor. Jane’s mother had four miscarriages before Jane was conceived, and to anticipate another miscarriage, she was prescribed to DES. Because of the negative consequences on the reproductive system caused by DES, Jane’s mother had her ovaries removed. The side-effects of DES and its multigenerational impact caused Jane to develop a deformed uterus.
“A youthful and lovely Vigée Le Brun, wearing a loose-fitting white garment that enticingly reveals her right shoulder and arm, and adorned with a reddish shawl, enfolds in her arms little Julie. Vigée Le Brun’s self-portraits with her daughter extol the joy of motherhood, but not without a subtle narcissistic touch consisting of emphasizing her own good looks.”(61) In the self-portrait Vigée Lebrun compares herself and her daughter to the Madonna and Child. The Madonna is the ultimate figure of feminine virtue and motherhood. By placing herself and Julie in the center of the composition and through use of neoclassical robes the viewer is forced to make the connection. She presents her relationship with her daughter as idyllic.
I used the colors red and gold similar to the cover of the book. *In chapter two, An-Mei’s “Scar” is the symbol for the story. A tragic event happened when An-Mei or (Mei-Mei) was nine years old. Popo (An-Mei 's grandmother) and An-Mei’s mother are fighting in the kitchen about Mei-Mei and who she should live with. While fighting Mei-Mei’s mother goes to reach for her but instead accidentally pours hot soup on to Mei-Mei’s neck.
Phoenix is addressed as “Granny” or “Grandma” and Jimenez, 1 never Phoenix or Ms. Jackson, which suggests she was not highly respected and was treated like a “charity case.” The author illustrates this when Phoenix arrives at the clinic and is greeted by the attendant which rudely states, “A charity case, I suppose.” This is discrimination because the attendant is assuming phoenix is poor based off of physical appearance. The emotions the author has given Phoenix are believable because they match the plot of the story. Phoenix is determined to help her grandson because she loves him very much. An example of this is shown when Phoenix describes her grandson’s condition to the nurse by stating, “No missy, he not dead, he just the same. Every little while his throat begin to close up again and he not able to swallow.
Since war brought the worst in him, he was just evil from the beginning. "She ain 't dead after all "(Carr 127). This quote is going right back to the rape of Geneva and the confederate soldier, he had broken Saranell arm and she was just pushing throughout the pain, matter of fact she had passed out from the pain letter. She had pushed through the pain to help her mother. Even though she was a eight year old girl knew what was right and stayed helpful and loving to her mom some what.
Maureen for example, if she tried hard as her siblings did could have been successful like them. The author in chapter 26, 27 and 28 discusses about a social issue about alcoholism. In pages 112-113 where her mother says” your father needs to see the mess he’s making of our lives” though a very troubling issue but it takes the readers to understand the disgrace or stigma attached to addiction and how to fight that. Here again we see a positive ending. “Sometimes you need a little crisis to get your adrenaline flowing and help you realize your potential.”(254) How powerful these words spoken by Rose Mary when Lori kicks her mother out of her apartment.
I forced the heavy silver spoon back of her teeth and down her throat till she gagged” (848). This clearly shows how hard she was fighting for the doctor to not see her mouth, he had to resort to a silver spoon. The falling action is that the doctor sees that she is sick. Finally, with a conclusion of the girl crying because her family now knows that she is in fact sick. She was in denial the entire time and now she has to admit to herself that she has the sickness.
Cheever restates what happened at the dinner table to the Proctors, “...She sat to dinner in Reverend Parris’ house tonight, and without word nor warnin’ she falls to the floor. Like a struck beast, he says, and screamed a scream that bull would weep to hear. And he goes to save her, and stuck two inches in the flesh of her belly, he draw a needle out. And demandin’ of her how she come to be stabbed she testify it were your wife’s familiar spirit pushed it in “(860). It turns out that Abigail was sitting next to Mary in court, as Mary was making the poppet and had stuck the needle in it for safekeeping, which could have given Abigail the idea to throw the fit at dinner and accuse Elizabeth.
She sees the amount of pain Madame Ratignolle is in, how gruesome the scene is, and she makes the comment that she regrets attending the delivery. This serves as a lesson to Edna in many different ways. This was her first big realization that during her pregnancies and deliveries, she did not experience the real pain. Her pain was numbed by chloroform which played the role as an anesthetic. Edna then looks back at her feelings towards the birth of her children.
Driving home after the ultrasound Zoe, looks in the rear mirror and observes a sickly looking person and thinks of her favorite patient, doctor joke “Well I’m sorry to say, you’ve got six weeks to live.” “You want a second opinion? O.K.,” says the doctor “You’re ugly too (660).” In the mirror Zoe observes her reflection and sees the pain and loneliness that has left her feeling ugly and unloved due to her illness, Evan’s pending marriage, and past loves. These events have affected Zoe’s attitudes toward both love and death while using sarcasm as her
The Dog Year The Dog Year, by Ann Wertz Garvin, is a story about Dr. Lucy Peterman, a reconstructive plastic surgeon for women who have breast cancer. She had a good life and very much loved her husband and was expecting their first child. Her good life is seemingly torn away from her when she gets into a car accident where she loses both her husband and her unborn child in one afternoon. Lucy opts not to seek grief counseling and instead turns to kleptomania as a way to try and cope. Her rash of thefts leads her to a suspension at work and, at times, in trouble with the law.
... but also, have babies and put your husband 's needs before your own." A 1960s housewife shows off her gleaming dishes. A 1960s housewife shows off her gleaming dishes. But you can thank the nation 's real-life Peggy Olsons for beginning to roar at this time. Have a look back at five surprising things women could not do in the 1960s: 1.
Walker was orphaned at six, married at fourteen, and widowed at twenty with a two-year-old daughter to care for. She resettled in St. Louis and went to work as a laundress. Her early years reflected patterns that were all too common for black women in her generation. During the 1890s, Breedlove began to suffer from a scalp ailment called alopecia, which causes hair loss. At first she tried existing hair products to relieve her problem, before beginning to develop her own remedies.
In her speech to the National American Woman Suffrage Association, Florence Kelly descriptively vocalizes about chid labor. She talks about the horrible conditions young children face in the states. Kelly uses repetition to put emphasis on little girls working in textile mills, “while we sleep” is repeated 3 times this makes the audience feel guilty for enjoying life while little girls are working. Kelly also uses pathos, appealing to the emotion of her
On 10/30/17, Laura (victim’s mother) took Aubrey to the clinic due to her complaining that her bottom hurting. Dr. Tibbs stated Aubrey’s perianal was red. There was redness, irritation & swelling, which indicates signs of sexual abuse. Laura mentioned that Aubrey informed her whenever she mentioned to Tyler that her bottom was hurting he would be mean to her. No further