Evidently, she is experiencing trauma because of Faiz’s absence, by constantly worrying about him and experiencing a decrease of aspiration. Since Faiz’s absence is because of the war, the war is the underlying cause of Nusrat’s psychological trauma. (STEWE-2) Mental trauma is also displayed by Najmah, as a result of her mother and Habib’s deaths in the war. Shortly after the incident that killed her mother and brother, Najmah narrates, “I am afraid if I close my eyes I’ll see my mother’s outstretched arm and the stain of blood spreading around her and Habib’s perfect small body, both of them still and covered with dust” (Staples 86).
This is most evident in the eyes of Niska. When she is the narrator of the novel, she most often is telling stories to Xavier. On the surface, she uses stories from her past in order to fill the void that the war had created between herself and her nephew, but with deeper analysis, it is obvious that Niska is trying to use her stories to heal Xavier, “ I will
Rosemary is still not ready to move on from her late husband even though it wasn’t a healthy relationship. Part of it is because she has been living by his rules for so long she isn’t sure what to do just like the people after V takes down the monitoring systems. For three days they will not be monitored at all, and at first they are quiet like Rosemary, and want things to go back to before. One lady even says, “won’t seem the same, used to like the way them little cameras went forwards and back…”(V for Vendetta 188). After Rosemary leaves the quiet phase, she begins making her own decisions by going out with Dascombe, and when V killed him, she got a job as a dancer to support herself.
She is being pulled in different directions one minute and the next her thoughts and feelings are getting thrown in her face. Throughout acts three and four the readers begin to see Ophelia deteriorate from the inside out. She has lost her lover in addition to her father and now that she is processing all of that her mind and body cannot physically take it. William Shakespeare utilizes the different situations within the story to show readers the many contributions to her problems. This reveals the many factors that lead to her
The first journal article provides explanations about how the bullying is presented in Margaret Atwood’s Cat’s Eye and how it affects the main character’s to the point she hurt herself to escape from the emotional pain she had to bear. The article shows that the physical and emotional bullying directed towards Elaine comes from the fact that she was different form her other friends, who mostly came from strongly dominant patriarchal families. She dressed and acted differently for her father gave her freedom to do and wear what she wanted. Thus, her supposed-to-be best friends forced her to change because they thought Elaine’s behaviour and appearance were not lady-like. The article explained how this act of phsychological bullying affected
ANALYSIS As mentioned beforehand, deception damages a child’s self-esteem. This situation often happens in a dysfunctional family. Initially, the narrator was seeing her mother for the first time since the divorce which led to result her behaviour fear. The narrator missed the tender care that the mother had shown to her family. However, she also kept in mind the mother’s reaction when the father approved the divorce and her threats of setting fire to herself with kerosene.
He knew his mother wasn’t perfect and it was difficult for her to get past her addictions. He also noticed that his mother had had a difficult life and was giving her the opportunity to become better. Arlene have the courage to admit of past mistakes including allowing herself to become a victim of domestic violence and alcohol abuse. However, she had the courage to admit what she was doing wrong she was ready to take the recovery Road and learn from her past mistakes.
Aiman Khalid Karen Quirarte ENGWR 301 Essay #1 Motherhood Gamble My mother sat me down and caressed my hand; I knew something was on her mind. She began by saying, “Being a mother is hard as it is, but being a widowed mother is an even harder task.”
Writer, Amy Tan, in her biographical essay, “Mother Tongue”, conveys her message on her and her mother past experiences when she was a child. Also expressing her feelings about the situations and how it opened her eyes now as an adult. In this essay Amy accounts for all the hard times her and her mother endured because of “Broken English”, which is poorly spoken or ill-written English. The purpose of the essay is to make the reader analyze not what someone is saying but the meaning of it. The intended audience is anyone who is trying to make those who discriminate against those who speak in broken English identify with not what is being said but what the thing being said means.
The story also introduces Caroline right before Phoebe was born because she was the nurse assisting David. The main character of this story would have to be Phoebe. The entire story revolves around the decision that David made to get rid of his child and how it affected their lives afterward. The story relies heavily on the situation Phoebe is in and how it affects her.
In Leslie Marmon Silko’s novel Ceremony, the reader follows Tayo’s inner journey to heal the psychological damaged caused by his time in the war. In the beginning of the book, Tayo is introduced in the middle of a night terror. From here, Silko weaves together a story, relatable to the Native American World War II vets, where one must regain balance with the past, present, and future. This close reading is going to explain why Tayo life and Ceremony resemble spider webs. When Tayo return from the war, his ability to exist in reality is limited by his trauma.