As shown in the story the key by Nnedi okorafor. She tell a story of a young girl named fwadaus who lost the house key of her uncle’s house .After losing the key fwadaus decided to burn her hand so as to attract sympathy from his uncle who mistreated her . The story says “this fateful day, she lost something not so little- she’d lost the key to the house and she was terrified of her uncle‘s wrath.”
The Ox-tail soup is used as a mean of communication of Tita’s memories. After a while her sister’s family moved out, and their child died soon later. When Tita heard the news; she is going crazy, she yells and talk back to her Mama Elena. Mama Elena is so mad of Tita’s disrespect then she whips Tita in the face with a wooden spoon; then broke Tita’s nose. Soon after Tita gets kick out by her Mama, but Dr.John allows Tita live at his house, but Tita condition is bad, Tita loses her memory because of the suffer “after tasting a spoonful of soup that Chencha had made and brought to Dr.John Brown’s house Tita had returned to her senses” (Esquivel 123).
She said she would no longer be Andy. She would be Andrea. At this moment, she knew that growing into a young woman was as inevitable as her waking and sleeping. All in all, “Doe Season” is a short story that symbolizes a young girl trying to come to grips with maturing into a young woman. She steps out of her comfort zone by expanding beyond the woods she is so familiar with, reminisces about her mom, and how she may look as a young mature woman.
Ruth lived a very sad life with her father, she admire the Black folks they were poor but they appeared happy. Ruth states, “If there was one thing Tateh didn’t like more than gentiles, it was black folks”(McBride 107). Tateh hated black folks so much that after Ruth married Dennis James’ father a black man, he disowned her. Keeping that a secret was better off for her kids but James wanted to know where was his mother from, who was her family, so James went to Suffolk, Virginia where his mother was raised. To find out that his grandfather was a racist, horrible person.
The Finch family lived a completed different life from his own. They had the right to take drugs and talk rudely to his parents. Augusten felt isolated because of his difference of not talking back and taking drugs. After living many years with the Finch family, Deirdre admits to him that his therapist doctor, Mr. Finch had sexually abused her during one of her treatment. Due to the stress, he decided that it will be best for him to move out of his host family.
He is also takes advantage of Delia and has an affair with another woman. The abuse gets worse as Sykes tries to kill her with a rattlesnake; but he fails. Hurston uses biblical allusion and the examination of good and evil to show Delia’s likeness to Jesus, Sykes conniving nature and similarity to the devil, and how Sykes set Delia free. Delia is similar
He thinks that taking soma is a sin itself and tells his mother to stop. He slowly sees the darkness of the world he has been shown and is losing his innocent self. While morning the death of his mother some children make fun of him it is said that, “They had mocked him through his misery and remorse, mocked him with how hideous a note of cynical derision! Fiendishly laughing, they had insisted on the low squalor, the nauseous ugliness of the nightmare.” (Huxley 184).
" The author tells how sad is the life of a slave girl and how, as soon as she is old enough, and against her will, she would learn about the malice of the world. Meanwhile, male slaves rarely suffered from such abuse, and different from women, slavery mostly affected their manliness. As Douglas says while describing one of the oversees: "It was enough to chill the blood and stiffen the hair of an ordinary man to hear him talk. " By saying so, he proved how, at a very patriarchal time, male slaves completely lost the bravery and "superiority" often used to describe white men.
The man who she thought was a “civil gentlemen” was actually a beast behind his blue beard. All this time no one knew where his previous mistresses had gone and now it’s been discovered. Bluebeard was a murderer! The naive young wife, blinded by money and riches, was wrong all along and should’ve
Morrison provides the readers with the emotional landscape and the spectrum of black female sexuality of her characters who suffer from sexual violence. Morrison introduces Geraldine, a black women in town who is very sterile about her behavior, especially her sexuality. Whenever she has sex with her husband, she contemplates “why they didn’t put the necessary by private parts of the body in some more convenient place - like the armpit, for example, or the palm of the hand” (84). Geraldine and other women like her have been subjected to oppression from white society. Geraldine adopted the same norms of beauty and definition of womanhood as whites by emulating whiteness.