Hester, having lived among a Puritan doctrine for so long, cannot help but be influenced by it, and although she did what she did out of love, she does see her act as a sin. She is self-aware, penitent and rather dutiful to the puritan society and she bears her punishment according to the dogma humbly. For the seven solitary years, it is told that “Hester never battled the public, but submitted; uncomplainingly ...she never raised her head to receive their greeting. If they were resolute to accost her, she laid her finger on the scarlet letter, and pass on” (Hawthorne 92). Yet, she never succumbs to the community’s thoughts about her.
A thorough analysis of The Greats Gatsby, by F. Scott Fitzgerald, demonstrate a woman named Daisy is pressured to act according to the current era ethics. Daisy is portrayed as an ideal woman from a quick glance, however she is far from the current norm and she contains flaws that do not come from the mold a woman is expected to be shaped from in the modern era. It becomes conspicuous in a statement from Gatsby that Daisy priorities wealth over love. “’She never loved you, do you hear?’ he cried. ‘She only married you because I was poor and she was tired of waiting for me.” (pg.
Is Ms. Strangeworth a victim OR villain In the short story “The Possibility of Evil” written by Shirley Jackson, the protagonist Ms. Strangeworth is a villain because she isn’t what everyone’s aspect of her is, she is very deceptive, and the letters she sends are the very cause of the evil she’s trying to stop. Ms. Strangeworth is a seventy-one-year-old lady who lives in a little town, which she thinks is her own. She always feels the need to know everything, about everyone. Even though, no one knows who she really is. The author of this short story- Shirley Jackson begins the story by introducing Miss Adela Strangeworth as a sweet old lady “Miss Adela Strangeworth came daintily along Main Street on her way to the grocery.” And she pathetic fallacy to mimic nice mood “The sun was shining, the air was fresh and clear after the night’s heavy rain, and everything in Miss Strangeworth’s little town looked washed and bright.
What Delia did right there is right. Delia did the right thing by standing up to Sykes and showing him that she was tired of the mistreatment she was receiving and the mental and physical abuse. Any person would get tired of something that is unfair or something that disturbs their inner peace. Delia and Sykes were married so one would expect them to love each other maybe some fights there and then but they were the opposite, fights everyday and the only time they weren 't fighting would be when they’re eating of sleeping. She wasn 't being treated like a wife, girlfriend or friend.
Blanche’s loyalty to her Buck Barrow is a predominant trait that she held dear to her throughout the memoir. She never blamed her husband for getting involved with the Barrow gang. However, Buck was the one who drew Blanche deeper and deeper into the crimes. She never considers that she could have refused to accompany him with the gang. Instead of recognizing that both she and Buck were moral weaklings, Blanche wants us to glorify her as a faithful wife, and then wants to complain about the hardships she
A Fall from Gracefulness Pearl’s have become a metaphor for something rare, fine, admirable, and valuable over time. She herself was the product of an iniquity, unfortunately leaving her with a worthless childhood of shunment and shelteredness. Pearl’s unique uprising allows her to be independent and eventually leave her home in order to impress upon the reader the amount of freedom and redemption she gained throughout Nathaniel Hawthorne’s The Scarlet Letter. Her mother, Hester Prynne, concocted her isolated youth by committing adultery with Arthur Dimmesdale. Being the child of someone who has committed a major crime in a newly founded minuscule town, in the new world, was not easy.
Since Celie was raped and used by her stepfather and Albert, Nettie and her separated; she blamed God for everything that have happened to her, she lost faith but she never gave up. Celie faced her fears by accepting her past and by forgiving people who have done her wrong. When she fully forgave those people who thinks that she was not worth it, she also learned that forgiving them made her life so much better and easier, realized that they can rely on one another as a family, and just live happily ever after. “It refers to the person’s desire for self-fulfillment, namely, to the tendency for him to become actualized in what he is potentially.” (McLeod 3) At the end of the book, Celie said that everyone is contented and that she felt younger than ever before; this shows that Celie had dropped her fear and kept her faith. Learning is inevitable.
Ezinma was a blessing to both her mother and father.. She had some aspect of her father but the kind heart and strength of her mother. We just saw how Ezinma evolved throughout the book. As things fell apart around her, she didn’t lose her strength and confidence. Although she was wished that she was a man, she was very respected for being a woman and she in a way made a name for herself and didn 't let anyone stop her from doing that. As the book went on, we saw how she was not like the other women in Umuofia besides her mother.
The Scarlet Letter written by author Nathaniel Hawthorne is an American novel based on sin and the act of Adultery. This novel is based on the early days of the Massachusetts colony and shows how differently crimes are approached then from now. Hester Prynne commits the unfaithful crime of Adultery and not only does she have to serve for her punishment, but her daughter serves for it as well. Pearl, the symbol of an act of forbidden love and passion has to live with being the reminder of her mother 's misconduct for her entire life. Growing up in a small town with her reputation, it is hard for Pearl to have any kind of normality in her life.
She even risked and lost her job just so he wouldn 't go to prison with Grant 's murder on his record. She has been doing newspaper and photography for a long time and the fact that she put that all aside and risked it just for Shep really shows a lot about how she really is and how nice and caring she is. Also she risked hers and her mom 's job by talking and seeing Shep. She really loved working with her mom and she said it was her favorite thing to do. She lost and accepted that she lost her job just to make sure it wasn 't Sheps fault.
Hester is a bad mother, but she should be able to keep Pearl. Hester should be able to keep Pearl because Pearl is the only thing Hester has in life, Pearl is a blessing and a retribution, and Pearl saved Hester. Therefore, Pearl should not be taken away from her mother. Pearl is the only thing Hester has in life. “‘She is my happiness!she is my torture, none the less!
As a matter of fact her outspoken nature could have gotten her in really deep trouble. We would often ask her, "How in the world did you survive in that context?" I just figured she like Mary kept those thoughts close to her heart. Unlike Mary when she got the chance never stop letting those bottled up thoughts out on any and everyone who would listen. As I reflect back on her life and witness, though, I understand with greater clarity why the things she valued in life were so much apart of her character.