His childhood consisted of violence and neglect. Perry’s mother was a promiscuous alcoholic, and his father was excessively abusive. When Perry was taken away from his parents, nefarious nuns tortured him at orphanages. Abusive role models in Perry’s life allowed resentment
Nevertheless, many women were still afraid to speak their minds, even if they followed the fashion and social trends. Fitzgerald embodied this by creating female characters that were bored, superficial, and lost. Jordan Baker, Daisy’s best friend, is the female character that stands out in the novel as being bored (Fitzgerald 57). This is proven by the fact that she is invariably telling lies throughout the
In fact, Oprah had to overcome many challenges and obstacles during childhood. This included taking a beating regularly as her grandmother would whip her for almost everything. Due to this, she went to go live with her mother who had to work long hours as a maid. This caused Oprah to be neglected; which later in life led her to being sexually abused by friends and family. On top of it all she was living in poverty during these traumatizing experiences.
The first journal article provides explanations about how the bullying is presented in Margaret Atwood’s Cat’s Eye and how it affects the main character’s to the point she hurt herself to escape from the emotional pain she had to bear. The article shows that the physical and emotional bullying directed towards Elaine comes from the fact that she was different form her other friends, who mostly came from strongly dominant patriarchal families. She dressed and acted differently for her father gave her freedom to do and wear what she wanted. Thus, her supposed-to-be best friends forced her to change because they thought Elaine’s behaviour and appearance were not lady-like. The article explained how this act of phsychological bullying affected
She becomes one among the other girls in that place; she shares a room with five members; Anitha, the half-frowning girl, Pushpa, the coughing woman, her two children Harish and Sahanna. Lakshmi’s thirst for education purges her to steal Pushpa’s son Harish, the David Beckam boy’s books and later he becomes her teacher. Pushpa is a widow and she develops disease, so Mumtaz asks her to sell her daughter Jeena, but she refuses, so Mumtaz throws her out without humanity. Anitha, once tried to escape from the place she was caught and the gundas broke her face, that incident left her face frown forever. Lakshmi happens to develop feeling for a street boy who sells tea and magazins for the girls.
Motives for almost every action vary from person to person and artifice is no different. In The Crucible the reason behind Abigails witchery and manipulative ways his because she wants to be with John Proctor. Her own selfish wants come before others lives, Abigail being a very egotistical antagonist, overshadows the other girls motives. While mary Warren seems to just want attention and to be treated better, the other girls motives vary as well. Though overall these young women have an array of reasons, from adulterous revenge to the basic overall concept of the book, being scapegoating.
Abuse of Women in the book ‘The Colour Purple’ by Alice Walker “Cruel, violent, or unfair treatment, especially of someone who does not have the power to prevent it”  Abuse can be both physical and mental. In the novel ‘The Colour Purple’ by Alice Walker, the women are victims of both physical and mental abuse. From the very start we understand the plight or the position of the protagonist, Celie. It starts with her father abusing her when her mother was ill. She was blackmailed to stay quiet about it. The father does not respect his daughters and regards them as objects to satisfy the needs of men.
This emotion causes people to do all sorts of things that they might regret later on as portrayed in Louisa May Alcott’s Novel, “Little Women”. After Josephine ignored her sister Amy for burning her book, both sisters felt awful for what they did. Theodore Laurence implored Margaret for forgiveness because he pulled a harsh prank that hurt her. Mr. Laurence regretted not having a good relationship with his son because of a silly fight that drifted the family apart. This feeling of regret teaches a person to learn, grow and flourish into a stable, patient
She is denied to go to school, because according to her stepfather, she is ‘too dumb to keep going to school’ (CP 9). She is repeatedly raped by him and becomes pregnant twice, but the babies are taken away from her. Celie becomes a mother of two children born of incestuous union but they are sold by Alphonso for monetary benefit. Celie’s life is the representation of the female slaves whose children were forcefully taken away by the slave masters who enjoyed the financial gain by selling children. Celie mingles her physical suffering with the psychological torture through many letters that she writes to God and her sister.