When she had an serious injury in the hospital, and she totally forgot about all the things before the accident, all the things he knew was her parent told her, she was curious about what they said, she wanted to find out by herself. She didn’t just lie on the bed and do nothing, she was trying to regain her memory. Even though she didn’t know it is good or bad, she tried many methods to find out what actually happened in the accident. Another main character in the story is Libby’s mother, the thing I don’t like about her is she didn’t tell the truth to her daughter, and lied to her. Libby’s mother lied to Libby that Libby hit someone who has been seriously injured, and Libby’s mother knew that that person is Libby’s friend Kasey.
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).
Henrietta awas a cancer patient, and when she died the doctors had asked permission to use her cells, on the premise that it would help prevent her children from dying from the same illness. However, this was not the case, Henrietta 's cells were used to facilitate many different medical advancements but no compensation was given to her family despite their deteriorating
In this book it seems that suicide was the only thing Edna had control over and she took it. You see Edna struggle with her role as a mother and wife. The constrictions placed on her left her unhappy. You could see that she wasn 't involved with her children but loved them alot and knew that they would be better off without her. Her ideas of freedom and a new and exciting life don 't go as she planned.
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.
A Past That Won’t Let You Forget Remorse or regret typically follow a woman after an abortion once they realize they can’t take back their actions, and what they will now miss out on. Gwendolyn Brooks’ poem “The Mother” makes me remember my feelings as an unwed, pregnant teenager in high school, when everyone tried to convince me that abortion was my “only choice”; but I knew that my choice to keep my daughter would save me from remorse, the unknowns, and missing out on so much, feelings displayed by the woman in Mrs. Brooks’ poem who regrets her decisions. First, remorse plays a huge role in the life of the woman in “The Mother” who has an abortion, and this makes me remember thinking about how sad and how much remorse I would have if I would have gotten an abortion. The mother in this story is aware that she can’t take back her decision. Unfortunately, this is true.
Moral code and medical ethics are an essential theme throughout “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks,” especially concerning the distinction between the right and wrong decisions that were made during the period after Henrietta’s death. Many of the journalists, and some of the doctors and medical researchers lacked the moral code to let Henrietta and her family know of their findings of the HeLa cell, which lead to significantly changing the code of ethics in medicine. Since Henrietta was dead, many researchers and doctors were unaware they were still breaking her confidentiality, and the Lacks family’s confidentiality also becomes an afterthought. Rebecca Skloot says, “It wasn’t illegal for a journalist to publish medical information given
Treatment of women in the 1900s was a really cruel time in history for women, and some short stories that are based on cruelty of women are “The Yellow Wallpaper”. “The Yellow Wallpaper” is about this women that is really sick and her husband is a doctor and doesn 't believe she is sick, so until she gets better she has to stay inside and can not express her feeling to him so she writes her feelings down in a journal. To begin, In the short story “The Yellow Wallpaper” In the beginning of the story she was expressing her feelings and saying how her husband is a doctor and believes that she is not sick and won 't take her into the doctor to get treated. For example “The Yellow Wallpaper” explains “John is a physician, and perhaps - (I would not say it to a living soul, of course, but this is dead paper and a great relief
Her brother and husband don’t want her doing anything until she is better. There is a quote that constantly surfaces around throughout the story “What is one to do.” This is said by a woman who is completely powerless to the male population, so she has no choice but to stay. Flannery O’Connor connects this story to the time she went through a mental breakdown and was sent away. Her husband sent her to a man named Weir Mitchel; he was the man that tends to these types of cases. To men, this seemed to be something that wasn’t real.
Beth realized that she could not love the way her family wanted her to and decided that herself and her social status were more significant than her own sons well-being. Beth is exceedingly self centered and unloving. She showed this when she believed her own son blackmailed her into getting what he wanted when in reality, Conrad is just trying to move on and be happy. The Jarrets are trying to recover from their son’s death and attempting to move on from the tragedy. During a counseling session Conrad realizes that he may be the one not forgiving his mother for some of the events that have happened.