State repression in both Spain and Portugal throughout the Francisco Franco and Antonio Salazar regimes compare with each other in more ways than not. It may be due to the fact that their geographical location is so close together, or that Franco and Salazar both ruled around the same timeline in history, but nonetheless, each country faced similar difficulties in dealing with their leaders. In Spain, Franco had seen backlash from the guerrillas that were left over from the Spanish Civil War, which occurred in 1936 and ended in 1939. Portugal had many of its citizens unhappy with the way Salazar was policing their country. While the two countries had both successful and difficult periods of time during the Franco and Salazar regimes, they
One of the external forces that made Sal dramatically change is when her mom leaves her to go to Lewiston, Idaho, which allows her to feel her own feelings instead of her mom 's feelings. While Sal lived in Bybanks with her mom and dad, she always was like a mirror to her mom. When her mom was angry she was angry and so on. However, when her mom left this made her feel numb, she didn 't know how to feel for a couple a days, until she could finally feel her own feeling when she found herself looking at a baby cow. Sal says, “When mother had been there, I was like a mirror.
The Bean Trees tackles such huge issues as divorce, child abuse, and illegal immigration through Taylor Greer, a girl from rural Kentucky who, while trying to start a new life for herself outside of her home town of Pittman County, ends up with an abandoned child who was molested in her previous home, and thus is reluctant to speak. Taylor names the baby girl Turtle, and when her car breaks down in Tucson, and she can’t afford to fix it, she decides to live there, renting from a recently divorced mom named Lou Ann. The Bean Trees is beautiful book about Taylor trying her best to raise Turtle despite the challenges presented. The book goes on to criticizes the United States’ immigration policies through the story of Esperanza and Estevan. Esperanza
In the beginning of the novel Jeannette Walls and her family were not doing good on cash and food and moved from place to place. Her dad and mom said they keep moving because the FBI is after them. During their moving Jeannette Walls and her other three siblings do not go to school. They are all homeschooled by their mom and learned some things from her dad. During Jeannette Walls childhood, Jeannette and her dad would talk about how they were gonna build a glass castle.
In The Poisonwood Bible, Barbara Kingsolver creates a character Orleanna Price who was semi-voluntarily exiled to the Congo. She was exiled from a happy life due to her marriage to Nathan Price, she was exiled from both America and Americans when she moved to the Congo, and she was exiled from her family when her youngest daughter died. With each exile, Orleanna’s personality is enriched by the things she learns during that exile, and Orleanna finds herself alienated from the people and lifestyle she used to have before each exile. In the first exile, Orleanna’s personality is enriched from the general life lessons she learns with the experience of age. During that exile, she is alienated from everyone she meets if they meet, have met, or even
After going through the years with her mentally abusing husband, her family moving to the Congo, and her daughter Ruth May dying from her husband 's decisions to stay in the Congo, she finally understands how Nathan is treating her and the injustice he is causing his family. Orleanna Price finally becomes successful on her own after packing up her kids that were still alive and moving back to America for freedom from her husband and for her kids to be safe. It 's just sad that she had to witness her daughter dying before she finally realized she didn 't need Nathan in her life which would make her life better for not only herself but her kids as well. From all the events that happened in Orleanna life, she finally understands the meaning of justice and making her search for justice successful. The author, Kingsolver uses Orleannas understanding and search for justice
Her mother, Sadie Fagan, was 13 and unmarried when she had Holiday. She as well left Holiday at a young age to go work as a maid up in Baltimore. Because of this, Holiday had to go live with one of her relatives. At the age of 6, Holiday began working. While she was living with her cousin, she was mistreated very often and almost sexually
Blanche DuBois first came to New Orleans to stay with her sister Stella Kowalski. She told her sister she was only visiting, but her large suitcase implied otherwise. Her sudden appearance is strange, as she and Stella have had minimal contact with one another since Stella left home. Blanche explained that she has lost the family estate, Belle Reve, due to finances and had been let go of her English teaching position because of her nerves. We later find out that this is not the case.
If you so crazy 'bout messing round with sick people then go be a nurse like other women or just get married and be quiet . . . “ Beneatha does go to college, although the book does not specify if she did become a doctor or not because most of her college money was lost when Walter gave away all of the money. Mama’s dream was to own a house and get out of poverty.
Her mother, a Dutch baroness, had sent the young girl to the Germanic nation at the beginning of War World II to live with relatives. But soon after that Audrey and her relatives had to go into hiding, she survived the war but Audrey did not get enough nutrients in the time she needed it most, since she hiding for a good part of her childhood and didn't have the resources. It left her malnourished and naturally anorexic her entire life, never reaching over 88 pounds. She reunited with her mom, and had two new step brothers and a stepfather. They moved to London where Audrey studied as a ballerina, as much as she loved to dance she simply could not continue because of her body shape, she
Lauren, her daughter stated Leslie takes kolonopins, adderall and some other pill. Leslie’s grandmother Lisa in Huntsville, AL takes care of them financially, because Leslie will not work and can not keep a job, although she’s a licensed dental hygienist. Last semester, Leslie took Lauren out of school for a full semester, stating she was going to home school her, but that didn’t happen; Lauren ended up baby sitting her younger sister. Now Leslie is threatening to pull her son Collin out of
The Handmaid 's Tale Analysis Offred is faithful wife of Luke, and a mother of a child. After the formation of the Gilead, she is separated from her husband because her marriage is based on divorce. Women like her have only three choices, to become a handmaid, work at Jezebel, or to be sent to the Unwomen colonies. Eventually, she becomes a handmaid who bears children for the sterile couples. Offred gets assigned to a Commander named Frederick.
When it comes to “The book of Ruth” in the bible and “The Human Comedy” by William Sorayan, both of these text also show how individuals leave there home town or state to be either with their families or to provide for themselves and their households. The book of Ruth shows how Naomi loses all of her sons, in a sense she basically lost her home. She did not have anyone to support her or be there for her so that really had an impact in her life. In my opinion a home has to have some sense of support, love, and companionship because being lonely can have a hug impact. Luckily Naomi had her daughter in las Ruth come along with her back home.
My favorite teacher Mrs. Bosmeijer was the only person I could really talk to besides Mary but she got kicked out of the foster home and got sent to her dad, Because Our foster mom said she was touching me and my sisters but when in reality it was her older son and she knew that she didn 't stop him or tell the CPS workers who it really was. Without Mary everything was turned upside down she was the one that made sure we got fed when the foster mom wasn 't there and she made sure we got to school on time. I don 't remember much of the foster home besides when she hit us and other bad stuff .I don 't even remember when I got to go home i just know that it was right before i turned 9 that I got to go home. My older sister didn’t get to come home from her dad’s until she was 15. But yeah that 's the story of foster care.