Essay 3 In Deborah Tannen’s “But What Do You Mean,” she delves into the complications men and women may have when it comes to expressing their ideas and opinions to one another. In this essay, Tannen explores common situations in communication including apologies, criticism, thank-yous, fighting, praise, complaints, and jokes.
Clearly, this is not the case because in the end they both realized their mistakes.. In the beginning of Fever 1793 Mattie and her Mother show a negative relationship, whereas the second half of the story, their relationship is good.
Another reason for Abigail’s actions was the need to have power. Before the trials, she was known for being fired by the Proctors. She didn’t have the best reputation in town. After she started accusing people she saw that just by naming other people of witchcraft she gained respect. It bettered her reputation in town.
This would explain why so many people were accused. “In conclusion, the residents of Salem Village usually accused their neighbors of witchcraft because it was very common to have a history of conflict or tension with your neighbor at the time”(Teenink.com). Even if no one can prove that these were the main reasons for the Salem Witch Trials and there are still many other theories, these three give the best explanation. These three theories show that the girls only did i because they were ill or believed that it was right because someone they looked up to told them to do it.
Shokran for updating us on your situation with your mother-in-law. It sounds as if she is continuing to overstep boundaries and has not calmed down with her insensitive remarks. The comment about the medication being being methadone is certainly a strange way to try to be humorous. I think at that point sister I would have also been shocked and ask her why would she say that. Often times people have strange senses of humor, depending on the lives they have lived, experiences they went through and how they were raised as well.
Quashallia Potter English 1101 May 31, 2015 A Good Man Is Hard To Find In the story, A Good Man Is Hard to Find, Flannery O ' Conner introduces many characters that have many different personalities. The one character that really caught my attention was the unnamed grandmother. She was one of the key individuals that manipulated, lied, and deceived many people.
We all have a favorite book that we love to read and we always find out what type of traits our favorite character has. Whether they are evil, adventurous, or insane. In the short Lusus Naturae by Margaret Atwood, the narrator is a little girl who becomes ill and her family fakes her death. She goes around scaring people and she eventually gets caught and the town goes after her. The narrator tries to help her family in different situations instead of herself, and because of that she is lonely, selfless, and curious.
During the great depression not many people had it easy and Curley’s Wife was one of those people who didn’t have so easy especially because she was a woman and at the time they didn’t have many rights. Curley’s Wife is the most misunderstood character because of her background, her seemingly unloving husband, and troubling times during the great depression. To begin, Curley’s Wife has hard times and is misunderstood because she takes her emotions out on innocent people. One example of when Curley’s wife took her anger out on an innocent person is when she yelled at Crooks.
Postpartum Psychosis includes one or more of the following: strange beliefs that could not be true (delusions), hearing, seeing, feeling or smelling things that are not there (hallucinations), high mood with loss of touch with reality (mania), severe confusion” (What is Postpartum Psychosis? n.d.). After reading the article about Andrea Yates I was kinda shocked because I had never heard of the story and was amazed at how a person as accomplished as she could do such a horrible act. In my human developmental psychology class we had mentioned this term before, but I did not know that it could get this serious as if having a child could turn on an evil switch within
I say this because she is scared of disappointing everyone, so she lies in order to save herself from the humility she’d face. I can relate to this, especially when I was younger, because whenever I got in trouble I’d try and pin it on someone else so I wouldn’t disappoint anyone, especially my parents. The modern day situation of what Mayella is going through is similar to when someone tells the world that they are a member of the LGBTQ. In a small town, such as ours, it is a great deal of shock when someone, “Comes out of the closet.” Often times, it results in everyone either accepting it, or people being outraged.
Did you know Abigail is responsible for the witchcraft hysteria? Abigail is responsible for the witchcraft hysteria because she blamed other people for her actions and had an affair. There were many other reasons she was accused as well. Anyhow, Abigail was a very mean person that always wanted everything to go her way.
In Hurston’s novel, Janie starts as a young
But unfortunately for some kids this isn’t very true. For this child his story proves a lot. At “www.layouth.com” a teen spoke out about him story, “My aunts and uncle would hit me when they were mad. But I was scared of them so I acted like a wuss.
In the Salem witch trials thing there was a lot of irrational fears. The reason why they have these fears is because they don 't know much about how the world works yet no matter if it was how we work or how ecosystems work or how medicine work or how the earth works. Hey the people in Salem were was a community of people that build their community off of the Bible. they didn 't have there any of their ideas built of of science and logic so when which was bought brought up Salem immediately the one thing that they have known OB/GYN for all their life. Because it 's all being known they think that the behavior of a person that was in the slightest bit of difference from the rest of the community with bad was not natural and so again they jumped to conclusions and immediately go after what they think would be the safest solution for them and their families.
The vignette Born Bad, is important to Esperanza, because it talks about a moment that seemed to affect her a lot and has changed her. This is so, since she talks about how her aunt was nice and caring to them, but is still fragile after she was blind. This is shown when Esperanza kept describing the deteriorating conditions one after another, of her aunt 's apartment and how her aunt can 't do much at this point since she 's blind, and all the girls didn 't do anything to help but watch. This really affects Esperanza, since she jokes and mimics her aunt with her sisters, and now her aunt is dead she sees how she was rude and wasted the time she could have had with her aunt. During this whole Vignette it kept bringing up the fact that her