And how Nea deals with this events. This story is written with the immature and unreliable 12-year old perspective. These two sisters have grown together all through their life’s, creating a strong bound, and the fact that her family and a “old guy” is taking away her sister is something she can’t stand. In the end Nea believes that she is saving Sourdi from Mr.Chhay and her mother. However what Nea does not understand in all her youth and idealism , is that sourdi does not want to be saved: She willfully accepts her fate and her marriage to Mr.Chhay because she finds financial stability and a secure future.
Once she was betrothed, her mother and family “began treating [her] as if [she] belonged to someone else” (Tan 51). The reason they acted as if she was not a part of their family was because they didn’t want to yearn for something that was no longer theirs. When heavy rains destroyed her family’s land, Lindo’s family left her to live with Tyan-yu
I feel that Anne feels what most mothers go through when their children start leaving and go their own way. I feel living in that time frame especially if you had kids must have been scary because sometimes you may never hear from your child ever again. It is not like today where we have phones to talk to people, back then they may have sent letters once in awhile not all the time though. I feel like this section show the fear of what was like for mother during that time period of their children leaving the nest. I feel that in today 's world that if a kid leaves the nest a mother or father can find a hobby so that do not feel like a empty nester.
Jill MacSweeney wanted more than anything to go back in time to before her dad was dead. She had isolated herself from her boyfriend, her friends and her mother. She believed that you can’t lose one family member and simply replace them with a new one. She was absolutely not supportive of her moms decision to adopt a baby from Mandy. Jill felt her world was crumbling around her, as she tried to embrace a new family member and get over the loss of an old one.
The dynamic for marriage shown in this film further enforces these traditional gender roles. There is a scene in which Nam’s mother talks about how he must not marry the girl he is currently engaged to because his fiancé is an only child and therefore would need Nam to move into her place. Since Nam’s mother is ill and unable able to live on her own, she wants Nam to marry a woman who has siblings so that they can both come live with her. This shows the lack of control daughters have over where they live and even who they eventually marry. Sons are seen as more valuable in this society and that is why the woman traditionally moves into her husband’s house and not vice
Her dad told her to steal the 200 dollars because he was in debt. Ashley didn’t like her mom, and she had been a dad’s girl more than a mom’s girl. She chose to borrow the 200 hundred dollars, but she didn’t ask her mom so I would call it stealing. “Take the money, and come right down. Then I’ll drop you off in front of her place like always, and she’ll never know the difference.” (Pfeffer,4).
Ammu begins to look for ways to regain control over her own life, such as her relationship with Velutha. However, because of the events that transpire from the relationship, she begins to resent her children even more, once even shouting at them that “If it wasn 't for you I wouldn 't be here! I would have been free!" (240). This event showcases that when Ammu begins to focus on her own wish to be free of society’s constrictions, she no longer can prioritize the needs of her children, and in fact begins to view them as a
Lyddie should choose to sign the petition. With nothing to lose, Lyddie can help her friend Diana, and help the girls around her to avoid working in a toxic area for a long amount of time and the long working hours each girl must participate in each day. One reason Lyddie should sign the petition is because the working conditions in the Factory are harmful to all the factory girls containing toxic material from the machines filling the air. When Lyddie just figures out that Betsy has to go home because of a sickness of the factory in chapter fourteen, she states while Betsy is leaving to go home in the boardinghouse, “It ain’t right for this place to suck the strength of their youth, then cast them off like dry husks to the wind.”(Paterson, p.113) Therefore, the lint and dust filling the air while girls work each day is making them so sick that they can’t gather the strength up to work hard again. The working conditions is making it very easy for girls to develop strong sicknesses, that could cause them to end up having to leave the factory.
His sister also doesn’t know what she should do because at the moment she is living with her friend, but she doesn’t know if she should go back to her mother. Lastly, his mom is very depressed because she had just lost the two most valuable things in life, her two precious children. Finally, both Jack and his sister, Jenny decide to do the right thing and go apologize to their mother. First, Jenny apologizes for running away and she promises to never do it again. Next, Jack apologizes for running away and for being selfish and greedy because he wanted to keep all the money to himself.
The daughter feels like it's a world away from California. She also hasn’t seen her aunt since she was a baby so she feels like a stranger to her. However, her mother feels like moving her there for the summer would be good for her relationship. Also it would help her mom get her degree faster and they wouldn’t have to move anymore. To conclude the stories “ Confetti Girl” and “Tortilla Sun” had a lot of tension through the narrators and their parents.
This was a constant distress for Harriet Tubman. Worry came upon Tubman when her two sisters were sold since they were at the age of having children. Their master would not be able to afford to take care of them if they were to get pregnant (13). Tubman was a very brave woman, she put a brave face on and made sure no one realized her fears. She did not want to show her weaknesses to anyone.