People argue that the quiet people are the ones that don't think. It leads to assumptions that quiet people don't have anything to say. The quietest ones are boring because they sit wondering off instead of talking to others. Quiet ones don’t get notice but they do notice the people who talk without thinking about what is being argued. Quiet people use silence as a way to express without talking so that the loud ones can learn from the mistakes when not thinking ahead.
Joy’s mother, Mrs. Hopewell, states that it is hard to think of her daughter as an adult, and that Joy’s prosthetic leg has kept her from experiencing “any normal good times” that people her age have experienced (O’Connor 3). Despite the fact that Joy has no experience with people outside of her home, Joy has contempt and spite around her mother and acquaintances alike. In fact, when Joy changed her name to Hulga, she considered it “her highest creative act” and found a self-serving pleasure when the name brought dissatisfaction to her mother (O’Connor 3). When Joy expresses her disgust with her hometown, she also shares that she would much rather be “lecturing to people who knew what she was talking about” (O’Connor 4). Therefore, Joy suggests that the people and ideas that have surrounded her are inferior to her intelligence, and this
Her attempts at tricking the inspector falls short as her own sister and her husband deny her pursuit and disdain her. “…women get strange ideas at times…she is a dangerous and shameless woman” (73). This statement about Aunt Harriet by Joseph Strorm is a prime example of how women are expected to remain detached and dispassionate about their personal, emotional struggles and have no intervention about how she is placed in
First in “Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?,” the guiding figures are present, but they do not care, which leads to Connie’s death. Connie’s parents did not pay her any attention. Her mom was jealous of her as stated in the short story, “Stop gawking at yourself. Who are you? You think your pretty?” (Oates).
Most of the time, she describes her surroundings and the people she encounters from an upper perspective. In other words, her arrogance mostly causes her to criticize and mock people from lower social groups. When Knight and her guide decide to stay at a family house in the very beginning of her journey, the elder daughter of the family is perplexed and probably shocked by seeing a woman traveling alone. Therefore, she points her amazement between these lines: "Law for mee–what in the world brings You here at this time a night? –I never see a woman on the Rode so Dreadfull late, in all the days of my versall life.
She wants everyone to do what she says no ands, ifs, or buts about it. As the story progress towards the end she begins to develop sympathy for the misfit in a plea to save her life. At first she is a little obnoxious to the family and none of the family gets along well, but with death lingering around the corner it makes her develop a new perspective of life. She cries out the name of her son but receives no response. She thinks being a lady and saying "You wouldn 't shoot a lady, would you?"
Throughout the novel, Atticus clearly lives his life in a very discerning, upstanding and peaceful manor. Despite those who stand firm in their unjust and biased beliefs in Maycomb, Atticus never doubts standing up for what is right, even if it means he could be mocked. Many times, Atticus proves himself worthy of being called a discerning person. When in court, Atticus questions Mayella in a way that one might call odd for a rape investigation while really, it reflects his true discernment. Like Scout concludes, “Surely but slowly I began to see the pattern of Atticus’s questions: from questions that Mr. Gilmer did not deem sufficiently irrelevant or
Even in the beginning, you could tell it was going to be a harsh time for the rude comments given by the owner. For example, “ “Go along” the woman was saying. “ this is a respectful tavern, not the township of a poor farm girl.” Also in her job her and her brother were very mistreated. Lyddie, for example, had to sleep under “ a windowless passage, which was hot and airless even in the late spring” Another example is that when her brother Charlie came to visit she noticed that her brother was
Even with everything happening, Frankie only worried about her brother, who was a bisexual boy left alone in an unsafe home. With all this stress Frankie begins to have panic attacks but decides to deal with it all by herself. After staying at her best friend’s house for a few weeks, her social worker, Dorothy came to take Frankie to her new “home”. Frankie had wanted to go to an LGBTQ+ group
His expectations of her as a wife are a far cry from what she is able to offer him. Leonce feels she constantly defies her motherly and wifely responsibilities as she is not known to be a conventional mother as her believes her to habitually neglect the children (Chopin p.14). He forces motherhood on Edna repeatedly throughout the story as he feels she is not providing them with the required