Although her mother wanted her to become a doctor, Madelaine, instead, chose to be a nurse which involved more in taking care of patients rather than diagnosing them. However, her father played a huge part in her life after his passing and she created a goal to help individuals in a way that she could’ve done for her father. In “Making Kids Cry: A Day in the Life of Pediatric Nurse Madelaine Than,” Madelaine Than explains how complicated her college life came to be. At first, she
Shelby wanted a child even after the doctors told her it would not be a good idea to have a child because of her health. The she got pregnant and she did not have a care in the world and just wanted to have the baby even when she was warned not to by multiple people. Her mom was the most worried about her because she knew that there would be a consequence on Shelby’s health if she did have the child. I see this play’s set on stage as a hairs salon just because while I was reading the play, I pictured a lot of the scenes in the hair salon. The effects would work because that’s exactly how the play started off and that is where a lot of scenes take
This explains why her mother never had a great relationship with her father and why her parents were always fighting, which was due to her mother always comparing her father to her first true love. In addition, Siddalee learns why her mother turned crazy while she was a child and left them for 6 months. Her mother was addicted to pills and put in a rehab facility. This makes Siddalee more understanding of her mother’s actions causing her to start remembering all of the good times with her mother unlike before when the viewers only saw flashback of the back times between the two of
I had to get on the phone and say in an adolescent voice that was not very convincing, ‘This is Mrs. Tan’”(10). This shows how her mother affected her childhood in the way that she even had to talk for her so that other people would understand and take her seriously. The way Tan includes this quote shows that as a child she had to help her mom in many major ways. With this quote Tan affects the audience in the way that just because she was ashamed of her mother doesn’t mean that she didn’t care for her and that other people should do the same. “My mother had gone to the hospital for an appointment, to find out about a benign brain tumor a CAT scan had revealed a month ago.
Edna says she wants to do her own thing without being fettered by her children or the society that is saying that you can’t get divorced. Edna also states that her children are bringing her down and damning her soul; Edna thought about her being free and realized that it is just another fantasy and the one person who actually gave her pleasure was Robert and he had left her for the sake of herself. Edna had been getting frustrated with the idea of her not being satisfied and her not receiving the love that she wanted and the realization of her not getting love or independence she didn’t give love back. She did love her kids but she never really wanted to be in this grouping of a mom or a housewife essentially. Her overall point is that she wants to be free and actually get satisfaction from activities other than painting, she felt constricted with Leonce.
She ended up giving up on these magazine beauty advice, including other advice that her friends would suggest to her such as tape, make-your-own-crease glue, and sang ka pul. Chung tried it all, except the sang ka pul because she was afraid of the surgery. Her mother continuously brought up the question about whether or not she wanted to get the sang ka pul, but every time she brought it up, Chung always said no. Chung didn’t understand why her mother couldn’t accept her without creased eyes. In the end, she had realized that “He looks at the heart, and that it really doesn’t matter how a person looks” (107).
Kaci has epilepsy surgery because she is so paralyzed with half of her brain removed. Kaci parents should have allowed her to get the operation, so she can be herself again similar she used to be before she had the epilepsy. One reason Is that, Kaci wanted to have a happy and new life again. Another reason is that, she requirements her family to feel much happier that she had the surgery, so her parents wouldn’t consume to go through Kaci’s death. Even though, Kaci doesn’t want to be one special ad’s person.
Joan showed symptoms of a disorder called Dependent Personality disorder. The dependent disorder is being overly attached to someone by being unable to make own self-decisions, needing extensive advice, also being left to take care of themselves (book, in email). When Joan broke up with her boyfriend, Greg Savitt (Steve Forrest), she did not want him to leave her. After they broke up, she found another boyfriend quickly. Also when her acting career was on the line, she would not give it up because she needed her fans.
Marilyn pushes Lydia into pursuing the dream of becoming a doctor which she herself isn’t able to do. Lydia is determined to do whatever her mother tells her especially after Marilyn leaves the family. Lydia believes that it’s her and her brother Nath’s fault that Marilyn leaves. “It’s not your fault, her father had said, but Lydia knew it was. They’d something wrong, she and Nath; they’d made her angry somehow” (137).
John just wanted his wife to get out of the depression by locking her away, and if you look at the story at the end she did came out of her depression because she lost the touch of reality and in her mind she was trying to save another woman from the yellow wallpaper. She forgot her own depression because she went insane. The story is related to Gilman herself. She did have a miscarriage and went into depression. She was prescribed a same cure as the wife in the story.