Throughout the book, Jeanette’s parents always said that they would work something out in the end. Thankfully, she did not rely on them her whole life. She worked by herself and made it to New York. However, she did rely on her sister to bring her there. If it was not for her sister living there and offering Jeanette an opportunity, then she would have not been able to reach success as a writer.
Jeannette freed her siblings and herself from being held back from the real world. Apparently, Jeannette needed a huge break from her parents to succeed in her future. Second, Jeannette lived in poverty for all of her childhood due to inapt parenting skills. When Rosemary went away, she left her children with "no food, no coal, [and] no plumbing" (273). Jeannette figured out a budget plan and provided for her siblings.
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
For example, in the novel, The Glass Castle, Jeannette Walls and her family lived in poverty their whole lives; even then, Jeannette and her siblings had a hard time with their parents since they were not really there for them. Consequently, Jeannette had a desire that was big enough to get her to become a better person although her life was a disaster, so she set her father’s dream of building a glass castle with him in order to become a successful person far away from home. The effects of this are that once her parents saw she was a successful person despite living in the harshest situations with them while running away from the government at all times, they wanted their daughter to care for them although they had never provided for her or her siblings; as a result, she had denied her parents from ever being with her and ever showing up where she would be due to their differences. To conclude, Jeannette became a successful person in New York while her parents lived the life as they always
In paragraph 31, her mom asked her to make friends, but the daughter doesn’t see the point of it. She says she never has time for friends. She also tells mother that they have to move every few months so there's no point. Some more evidence is found in paragraph 24 when she doesn’t want to stay in New Mexico for the summer. The daughter feels like it's a world away from California.
She couldn 't continue to study, like she dreamt about in Guatemala. She barely made it past the 6th grade because of money, but here in the land of opportunity she couldn 't because of this man. That dream no longer was an option, she had two daughters now. We struggled tremendously. Once we lived in an apartment that had no heating system, the toilet water would freeze but we
Malcolm was not close to his family growing up because his father died when he was young, and his mother struggled to support her children and she did not have any assistance. Malcolm’s mother worked day and night to support her children. Seeing his mother work so hard to support her family led Malcolm to decide that he wanted to become a lawyer (23). Malcolm said, “I hate seeing my mother working night and day like she did… I began to hate the system that made her life one of endless drudgery, so what I did was shut the thought of my mother out of my mind, and lock it away” (Carew 23). He was thinking to become a lawyer and support his mother.
When Emily was little she had to stay with other people because her mom had to work. Her mother is persuaded to send her to a covalent home and Emily had a difficult time there because they didn’t allow any of the girls to keep personal belongings or "love anyone" (Olsen). After Emily came back from the covalent home, she became distant and refused her mother's attempts of comfort. A bright spot in Emily's life is her gift in comedy. The biggest obstacle for Emily would be not believing that she is helpless to the hardships life has thrown at
But at the same time out of concern, she limited her daughter to participate in civil movement Moody 's mother was constantly bearing children despite living in poverty. Throughout the book, moody never seems to understand behind her mother 's life choices. This was one of the reasons that drove Moody to succeed in her academic achievement and go against her mother wishes and get involved in civil rights movements. For moody, her mother was a reminder of what her future would be if she didn’t thrive for change in her community. After becoming an active member of the NAACP, Toosweet used to get threats from local sheriff that moody must not return to
For example Annie's feet hang off the bed inferring that she's had the same bed since childhood, which in a way isn't that abnormal but the fact that she outgrew it and a new one wasn't bought tells me that they don't have the funds for it, also Marita shares a room with her mom, it isn't necessarily bad but it's all her mother can afford being a single mother. They also both grew apart from a close friend, Annie had grew apart from age and basally getting sick and somewhat despising her, and then in Maritas case hers was lost from
Sasha Higgins was an unlucky and simple girl. She graduated high school at eighteen and tried to go to college but she was too poor to afford it. After years of working to save for college, her mother died in a car crash. Sasha finally fulfilled her dreams of being able to afford college after three years of working. But suffering from the grief of her mother she decided to keep saving not knowing what she wanted but knowing that she needed money.
(29, 54) Despite the fact that Jolly was in a bad place, she still had people in her life like LaVaughn who were having a positive influence on her and her actions. For example, Jolly dropped out of high school at a young age because of her giving birth to Jeremy and Jilly. She had never got the chance to go back because she had to work to be able to pay the bills. There was no time to go to school, which Jolly originally laughed at because the thought of going back to school was incredulous to her and it was ridiculous. But then not necessarily willingly Jolly ends up in the Moms Up Program at LaVaughn 's high school due to LaVaughn.
My grandmother admits that she was able to maintain her life with her child and provide for the both of them, but one thing she couldn’t do was maintain just one man. In complete honesty, she stated that one man was never good enough she always needed two, one of them to compensate for whatever the other one lacked. After a couple of years she became pregnant again, but did not have the child because she feared that she didn’t know who the father of that baby would be. After a large amount of thinking and crying, she prayed to god that if he would allow her to have another child, she would go throw with the birth, and it would be her last child. God saw fit that my grandmother gave birth to a healthy young girl, she now has two daughters who are three years apart.
Love Janie Crawford is our main protagonist in the book “Their eyes were watching god”she lives her life going through failed marriages trying to find true love. Janie was married 3 times one which she was never happy in and left the other two she was happy at a point then they end tragically. Janie 's first marriage was to a man named Logan Killicks who her grandmother forced her to marry for her protection and financial security. Logan was a old man who did not do much he was a very simple man Janie was not happy at all and he left him. Janie 's second marriage came when she left Logan for a man named Joe Starks.