For her mother, instead of getting heartbroken, she felt failure every time she made spells, and it was her own daughter that broke her heart. “Love will lead to ruin. Death is a comfort. (Kendall Kulper 392).” Overall, the book, Salt and Storm, was about a girl trying to break free of her mother’s curse in order to become the island’s next Roe
I think this personally because she is selfish and is willing the tear apart a family just for her own happiness. I also think she causes most of the trouble. She is a very miserable character, and she isn’t afraid to make everyone else around her suffer also. She sets Mrs. Proctor up, and stabbed herself with a needle to make it look like Elizabeth was casting spells on her to get her in trouble when she is questioned about being a witch. She does this because her and John Proctor committed adultery and Abigail is still in love with John but he doesn’t feel the same way about her.
Jimmy’s drive for sexual gratification, according to Freud, stems from the unconscious, unresolved conflict he bears towards his mother (Beyond the Pleasure Principle 13). Since Jimmy, as a child could not process the multi-faceted motivations behind his mother’s malaise, he seeks out the simple, one dimensional girl that can assuage his pain. Such pursuits remain self-destructive in the fact that the very initiative to find the perfect mother figure renders Jimmy unable to form intimate relationships, due to the aspects of commodification spoken of previously. However, this drive serves as an instance of the broader societal paradox of the compounds, as the pursuit of an ideal prevents any legitimate reform based on an introspective look at
In opposition, Hurston’s own upbringing is greatly opposite of her character’s, Janie, thus prompting the contradictory differences between their stories. Janie’s upbringing includes absent parents, tormenting from peers because of her race and family, poverty, and a controlling grandmother. Janie’s childhood is one of devastation and hopelessness. “So she would pick at me all de time and put some others up tuh do de same. They’d push me ’way from de ring plays and make out they couldn’t play wid nobody dat lived on
Mary Shelley adds a very interesting perspective to this book by having Victor portrayed as the mother/parent to the monster and having the gender role of the parent to be enforced. Shelley doesn’t portray Victor as a good parent which makes sense during her time because he lacks many of the qualities that are essential to being a good parent such as “being a woman”. This lack of parenting drives the monster away from Victor and he learns morals from another source, Victor is in turn portrayed as a very irresponsible mother. Mother is a term that should be used to describe Victor, should. However, this term is not used as all because Shelley uses Victor’s lacking maternal qualities to exemplify the feminist point of view of the novel.
They can be weak, fearful, scared, and felt alone because no one’s around them to feel them safe and secure. Therefore, it is vital for parents should always look out for their children and talk to them regularly even though parents are getting separated or going through divorce. In addition, the author mentions about Phoebe’s death how lucidly sent to South Hadley into a spiral of disgrace and culpability. Phoebe was being humiliated by the immoral co-students, and for that reason, Phoebe made it impossible to remain in school. To stop this ruthless wrongdoing to individual, they must be punished.
Due to the lack of structure and discipline from her mother, Krystal found herself reacting violently on numerous different occasions. “Krystal slapped Terri across the face. Terri told her to fuck off and die” (103). The relationship between Krystal and her mother damaged Krystal’s ability to control herself and stop from engaging in hurtful acts. Since Terri’s parenting failed to teach Krystal how to properly act, Krystal assumed that how she lived her life and communicated with others was acceptable.
Dee tries her best to stray away from the life she once had and went the extent of changing her name. Dee tells her mother “I couldn't have it any longer, been named after the people who oppress me. You know as well as me you was named after your aunt dicie.” displaying Dee’s unwillingness to be associated with her family and past. Not being able to accept these two circumstances reveals her betrayal towards her own heritage. Putting herself beyond her past, Dee shows her lack of appreciation of her own family history and what her name actually means to her.
D=the mother in particular however, made comments that resenting the individuality of her child. Such as stating that when she turns her ``back=...= she runs off`` that it’s `not like =she= had a girl in the family at all``. Anyhow, it wasn’t until the comments made by her mother, that began to cement what conformity is, and how her individuality is unacceptable, according to the gender roles set in place. When the mother made the comment to her father ``to wait until laird gets a little bigger then =he will= have real help`` hurt the young girl as in her mind it was a part of her individuality to be the help and perform the duties assigned to her
Her guilty conscience made her constantly worry that the other characters would find out what had actually happened to King Duncan. Her ambition to kill Duncan to become queen nurtured her into doing evil throughout the play. Iago had no compassion for anyone, yet Lady Macbeth showed compassion for her