Because of Pearl, Hester has no chance at a happy life, but Pearl brings her happiness. Pearl is almost like a paradox. This role of her being an antagonistic protagonist creates a paradox within the already complex and unusual child. The symbol of Pearl plays an important part in the novel The Scarlet Letter. She is a reminder of her mother 's sin and antagonist toward Hester, as well.
Harper Lee masterfully wove strong traits into these women, making the book so much more meaningful. A real and serious theme lies behind the lighthearted tone and jokes of women, sexism persists to linger even in Scout’s world and today’s. Starting out with feeling uncomfortable in her own skin because of her gender, Scout went to acknowledging and valuing the strengths of women by the end of the book. She witnessed men and boys alike talking inconsiderately and being sexist in general, yet she stayed true to herself in the end. Albeit hard times troubled her family and threatened her life and those of her loved ones, Scout herself acts like a determined, strong-willed girl in similarity to the women around her.
In this situation, Hulga had no choice but face life alone - her way of coping with this trauma was not to ignore it, but rather to start viewing reality in an overly-realistic way. She was so aware of her physical flaws, that she actually came to hyperbolize them in her mind, leading her to change her name from Joy to Hulga, as to emphasize her lack of grace and beauty and ironize her own situation. She could so clearly see the details of reality that she became a nihilist, fact which came as a shock to her
She states “we all often feel like we are pulling teeth” when it comes to constructing and composing a piece of work (Lamott 468). This simile makes Lamott feel more relatable to the reader because this is a feeling that most inexperienced and discouraged writers go through. Saying things like “feel despair and worry settle on my chest like an x-ray apron” only connects the reader to Lamott even more (Lamott 469). Once the reader becomes engaged and forms a connection with what the writer is saying and feeling, continuing to read the essay is easy. At this point the reader wants to know what can be done to shake the feelings of “despair and worry” when it comes to
Symptoms include a disregard for right and wrong, violating the rights of others, and a lack of empathy. The main indication that Nurse Ratchet has antisocial personality disorder is that she hurts others to achieve her means and does not feel any remorse about it. She plays people’s biggest weaknesses against them, like she always does with Billy. In the moments after Billy had sex and he was actually feeling confident, she brought up his mother so that she was able to control him; it was this mention of his mother that made Billy kill himself, yet Nurse Ratchet felt no remorse for her actions. Something else that she does that proves she has no idea of right and wrong is that when people do not do what she wants, she sends them to get electroshock therapy or lobotomies.
The author states, “‘You always tell such sad stories,’ said Andrea.” She wasn't very encouraging towards him. Zebra thinks she is rude because of the way she responds and talks to him. Zebra and Andrea also don’t have a strong relationship.They choose to focus on what sets them apart from each other. This caused their bond to be slightly negative and weak. They don’t see each other as friends.
In conclusion, either way, both women are extremely a selfish human being, especially Abigail because she looks out for own need only. But as for Elizabeth, her character change from being cold to noble and sincere when Elizabeth began to help John Proctor into confessing; telling him to forgive him, and she won’t judge him. Author Miller explains that women can be selfish when it comes to love. Also, it illustrates how a small amount of women’s selfishness can hurt tons of people. All women just want to keep all the love, they don 't like sharing, honestly, whether the choice is right or wrong, it’s what make them happy and feel secure even selfishness kills everyone.
He allows Brett to break through many of the common stereotypes placed on women in this time period. Although this is an excellent thought, he set her up for the inability to create her own happiness because of this. Her manly and emotionless code hero traits create a sense of isolation as she has no friends of the same gender and ultimately makes the choice to pick them over her true love. She is often confiding in Jake of how miserable she is because of these actions. The path that Hemingway set Brett on allowed a break through many female stereotypes, but inevitably let to her inability to create true happiness in
Because he is critical of the exploitation of his girl’s feelings concerning the continuation of unbalanced relationship. Which is making him more selfish and he does not to have any responsibilities. Also, the reader is also left with a great doubt, as there is no solution. Jig is a Spanish pregnant girl, and she is about to have an abortion. She seems young because she is depending on a careless man.
Willie’s mother doesn’t understand what homeless people are like and therefore, Willie feels that she is like a blind fish in a cave. In the text, it states, “The cure for unhappiness is this: What a person needs is always more than what they say.” This quote reinforces that homeless people are knowledgeable and are wise. They have enough information about the real world and just need someone to share it with. Most people ignore homeless people because of stereotypes like “they are sick and dirty,” even if they have something to offer. Likewise, Mrs. Markham just