She believes that Mitch could be her future spouse and pursues a romantic relationship with him. While Blanche truthfully begins to fall for Mitch, she approaches him with multiple lies to win his heart. but through the way she chooses to pursue him, she compromises her true shot at happiness with Mitch after the truth was revealed. When Blanche asks what he wants, Mitch replies with, “What I’ve been missing all summer” (120), indicating that Blanche could have had a chance, had she not lied. As a result of her façade, she destroyed the possibility of happiness with
He hurts for the fact that she will no longer there with him or around him. The narrator tells us how he is lonely and how he is broken he wants to move on and go to where Lenore is. “My sad fancy into smiling. ”(45) The
Dee Ann was left obsessed with what had happened. Every year her husband brings up the names of those involved, hoping he would say them and she would just let it go like nothing happened (Yarbrough 632). Because of this, her inability to let go, Chuckie was often away from home, and Dee Ann feared he was cheating on her. She almost questions his friend, but “if he has looked surprised, it would have worried her, and if he hadn't, it would have worried her more…”
Troy says to Rose that he is going to keep seeing the girl he has cheated on her with, Alberta. He then tells her, “It's just... [Alberta] gives me a different idea... a different understanding about myself. I can step out of this house and get away from the pressures and problems" (Wilson, 1986, p. 68).
She is interested in asking Hezekiah about him but knows she should still be mourning. Janie is so wrapped in the idea of her needing a relationship because of Nanny engraving it in her head, that the first guy she found attractive, she is interested. Janie seemed to have a trend of picking random boys and never truly focused on whether she is compatible with them or not. Although Janie is ready to move on from Joe, the emotional abuse is still with her. She is scared to open up to a new man or trust anyone new.
Next, we must summarize “Forgiving my Father” by Lucille Clifton, to discover the similarities between it and “My Papa’s Waltz”. In the poem we discover that the narrator's parents died and that she was haunted by several heated arguments between her parents over their finances. We get the sense that the daughter seems to be on her mother’s side as she used words like “old liar” and “old dead man” to describe her father. The daughter felt angry and hostile towards her father because she was put in the middle of a difficult marital relationship and felt responsible for their money problems.
While the Yen family dragged down Adeline’s efforts and dreams to create peace within the family, Rex dragged Jeannette’s efforts down. Since Rex was an unstable man who would do anything to gain his children’s respect and support, he tells Jeannette that “I’ll die trying” to quit his drinking problem to
He wondered how much longer he could keep avoiding people, lying to them. How much longer could he keep dodging the inevitable?” Meredith Ward is another person who is affected by her husband’s death. Due to Charlie Ward’s death she starts to feel lonely and empty. The novel reads, “She looked up at her mother’s face and for the first time realized how terribly lonely her mother must be…
Gurov “begun being unfaithful to his wife long ago-had been unfaithful to her often” (Chekhov 540). He seem not to care if infidelity would be the cause of his children growing up in a broken home and in many cases children feel they are to blame for the divorce. People can be unfaithful to their partner for several types of reasons. Jeanfreau, Michelle, et al. suggested in the article "Risk Factors Associated with Women's Marital Infidelity," that “women
She doesn’t realize what she's doing because she doesn’t know what to do with herself and her husband because the baby is what making them be together. I find it disrespectful and absolutely wrong when a guy causes abuse to a woman. There’s no reason for men to be putting their anger on women like that, it’s not the correct way to solve any issues. Cleofilas is a victim of domestic violence because of her husband. This all started after marriage that’s why I think Juan was using her.
Similarly, in Chrysanthemums the emotion deprivation that Elisa feels stops her from seeing the truth that was progressively revealed to her throughout the story. When married some couples loose the spark they once had and others don’t express their love for each other as often can make a spouse forget the love them and their partner have. This is similar to Elisa and her husband because her husband does not show her the affection she needs which causes her to be fooled into thinking that a stranger is attractive and trustworthy. Whenever, Elisa offers to help her husband on the ranch she is laughed at which cause her to feel underappreciated and thwarted. As a result of her husband’s demeanor toward Elisa she puts all her energy into her house
In the novel In the Time of the Butterflies, Julia Alvarez uses the motif of a butterfly to compare the four sisters and depict their experiences. A butterfly undergoes complete metamorphosis, and the larvae grows to become completely different than the adult butterfly. They begin as eggs, then become the larva, or caterpillar. They continuously grow throughout this stage caterpillar stage. After full growth, a caterpillar develops into a pupa, or chrysalis; which is kept protected inside a silk cocoon.
Texts critique the moral concerns of their time. Caswell’s novel ‘A Cage of Butterflies’ (Published in 1992) illustrates this through the thematic concern of science as a double-edged sword. Caswell emphasises the moral break-down of humankind through the characterisation of mad scientists, who through their greed and desire for scientific advancement fail to remember basic human values and respect for others. Through this, Caswell highlights the danger of humans usurping the role of God, and the importance of morality for the future of humankind.
In the story The Death of the Moth, Virginia Woolf illustrates the universal struggle between life and death. Woolf portrays in passing the valiance of the struggle, of the fight of life against death, but she acknowledges as well the difficulty of this struggle. Woolf’s purpose in writing this essay is to depict the patheticness of life in the face of death, and to garner respect for the awesome power that death has over life. Throughout the essay Woolf adopts a calm, observant, and sophisticated tone in order to present her message and experiences to her readers through imagery, symbolism, and her use of personification.