I knew how that I belonged to something and it gave me the strength to believe I can do anything”, (138). Not to mention that, Rosie belong to her father’s new family and her Aunt Tia’s family because those are the only families that supported Rosie when she is in the orphanage. Also, as long Rosie gets support, she will always strive for success and overcome so many hardships in her life and keep moving forward in her life. Overall, if Rosie doesn’t get support, she has to make her own support or she will lose herself and go into her id or corrupt side and do anything necessary to get what she wants in life or
Taylor always tries “to be positive with her, although I’d learned that even compliments” seemed to be insulting to Lou Ann (103). Even though Taylor and Lou Ann just met a few months ago Taylor really care about her. Family is not just the people who you are related to it is also the people who love and care for you all the time. Taylor thinks of Lou Ann as a part of her family and care about her as if she was actually related to her. Now with Turtle in her possession, Taylor wants to provide nothing but safety for her.
Because of her functions as a protagonist in the novel, they stayed together through the rough times. Since she was able to stand up against many of the men in her life, be in charge of making the families decisions of where and when to leave a certain area, and her overall love and protectiveness of her family, she caused her family to survive through whatever California threw at them. Throughout the novel, many tried to discourage the Joads to turn back because there was no good opportunity, but because Ma Joad became a more independent and strong person, she kept her family strong through the difficult times from finding jobs to Rose of Sharon's birth. Ma was a big reason the Joads were able to not only reach California but also stay together as a family despite the few losses along the way. Even though she wasn't the protagonist in the entire novel, she should still become an important aspect in the joads
She was an immigrant just like my siblings and I, so her getting a job was difficult. From cleaning houses to babysitting kids, my exhausted mother would still make the effort to comfort all of us. She never gave up and did what she had to do to give my siblings and I a roof over our heads. We grew up having nothing, but the only thing that we did get was
Most kids rely on their parents to love, care and support them unconditionally. However, we see that this isn’t always the case for many of the kids at Sea Pines. An example of this is on visiting day, when Callie is told by her brother “ ‘If you’re looking for Dad, he’s not coming’ ”(20), which disappoints Callie because she genuinely hoped her father would visit her. Although this may not be intentional, parents of these kids end up making it seem as if they are a burden to take care of and visit. Most parents are working long hours to pay for the treatments given at Sea Pines and can’t find the time to come and see them.
I also have learned respect for everyone’s feelings. Amari is strong because of what she had to deal with throughout her whole journey, from having to suffer, not being treated right on the boat, and becoming a slave. Amari and I are both definitely a strong girls! I had a lot of support from my aunts and cousins along the way of getting through the divorce. Luckily, Amari met Afi, because she is the one who helped Amari, because she has gone through this before.
Although shy, I loved my friends and siblings and thought the best in every situation. It wasn’t until I grew older and received the guidance and outside perspective of my adopted mom that I realized how awful my home life was. I’ve since begun analyzing my behaviors and emotions that ran through my mind as a child to realize how to overcome the abuse I’d endured. The six books I’ve chosen as mirrors identify the emotions and behaviors I see myself having at a young age of nine or ten years old. Though I might not have realized why I was the way I was back then, I know now that I have developed into the woman I am today because of my home life and experiences as a child.
But her life has not been easy, she’s barely been able to live with her daughter, she was there when her Dad and Aunt died. Not having her own place to stay in New York has been though, but thankfully she has such amazing loving friends and family who have always been there for her. Through the worst times she stayed strong and like she says "The situation your in does not define you, but instead how you react to the situation". As she has had the worst experiences, she has also had the best. She claims the 2 best moments of her life where when she got pregnant with her first child, and then her second
She explains that ‘his loving, giving personality, and his compassion,” is what motivated her through hard times. The Nicaraguan culture is different from our culture so Myrna was mostly raised by her grandparents, and nannies, which she explained “they influenced my life the most.” This shows why she is inspired by her grandfather throughout her life. Her parents were ‘compassionate, and very loving,’ but they were not a huge part of her upbringing, only her grandparents were. While explaining the different culture she was reminiscing about what her life used to be like. Before long, Myrna was headed to America.
Ever since I can remember I have always wanted to make a difference and help anyone in need that I possibly could. From the start of my childhood, I can recall helping my mother care for my great grandparents, so they would be able to live out the rest of their lives from their home, instead of in a nursing home. As a young child it was extremely difficult to live with and watch my loved ones deteriorate as they got older, as their condition got worse and worse, and saw my mother having a difficult time keeping up with caring for both of my great grandparents 24/7, it put a lot of stress on the family. However, I am grateful to have been able to help my mother care for them. Growing up in such a caring and loving household made the situation
I wonder if I this little girl still remembers what she did to my mother, and if she realized just how much it impacted her heart. I also found it interesting how, the younger sisters, older sister continued to play with my mom even after this event happened. It showed me that even younger kids had a different opinion than their own parents, and didn’t follow their word if they didn’t agree to it. And, because of that created a lifetime relationship with my
The memoir has a linear structure, going chronologically through her life. I felt like I was definitely more interested in her story as it went farther along, however there was never a spot where I wanted to stop reading. Her teenage years and on were quite gripping, seeing her coming into her own as a young woman while trying to keep the family together emotionally and economically. I cringed at times, and at others I was truly inspired by her unconditional love for her family even when they treated her so poorly. As the reader you can really see the strength she gained as a child and it inspires.
Henrietta reveals her treasures and her anguish through her family. She acts a rock for her family. Even in her hard times she manages to become the person to bring her family together. She did not have an easy childhood or an easy life but, she lived it as someone who embraced what she had. Her triumphs were not just from a couple of cells but from the family that she helped to provide for.
Mariam’s mother often twisted her words, and her manipulations lead Mariam to question herself throughout her later life. “For a moment, Mariam heard Nana 's voice in her head, mocking, dousing the deep-seated glow of her hopes” (20). Mariam often thinks of her mother’s opinions in moments of self-doubt such as this one, as she knocks on her father’s doorstep. Mariam’s sense of self is largely defined by one of her mother’s words, in particular, harami. As she grows, Mariam encounters the obstacles being a harami, or bastard, means in her life.
Encomium Essay Someone that has inspired me to be who I am to this day is my mom Mirna Castellon and I’m going to explain why I praise her for everything she has done for me. A little background on my mom she’s is original from San Salvador, El Salvador. At the time San Salvador where she lived was a really poor place and the Salvadoran civil war was happening also well. My mom was raised during the civil war and she became a strong woman from this experienced that happen to her. She would help around the family so it could get better because it was always a struggle to get food or money to buy things they need.