Sinclair bases these struggles on things that happen to Jurgis and his family. One example that the author describes is how thousands of men wait outside the workplace just to get a chance at a job. “All day long the gates of the packing houses were besieged by starving and penniless men; they came, literally, by the thousands every single morning, fighting with each other for a chance for life…. Sometimes their faces froze, sometimes their feet and their hands; sometimes they froze all together— but still they came, for they had no other place to go” (Sinclair 92). Another example the author displays is when Ona, Jurgis’s wife, dies after giving birth.
The sneaking of macaroons put up with a result of Nora’s role as a child within the marriage. The macaroons show that Nora is not the perfect doll that Torvald tries to mold her into; nevertheless, she is not able to think of any other way where she can prove herself like her husband’s doll. Still, she tries to disguise her real personality and is constantly lying about many things. She hasn’t been taken seriously and treated with very less respect by her husband. Her lies are less a thought of her own character and more a reflection of her husband’s surroundings .She does feel the need to keep up her self –respect, while satisfying her own needs.
So we sit in a irrigation ditch under water all the rest of that day. An’ at night we scrammed outta there”(42).This shows that Lennie being in trouble is why they moved to Salinas. Then, When they got to the ranch in Salinas Lennie and Curley got into a fight and later on he accidently killed his puppy. This shows that Lennie gets into trouble everywhere they go and it also happens
They didn’t give them any food when they were on a monthlong journey and many ended up starving. The Khmer Rouge forced them out of their homes and changed their conditions, which ended in many deaths, they intended to destroy members of the
For instance, “...my enemy Liz Lloyd, who planted drugs on me, and the court case that could have put me behind bars” (9). Lastly, the world views her as being conceited Her step-brother views her as being a drama queen because he feels that she gets all the attention and he doesn’t anymore because he is the only child. For example, “I know you’re not thinking about putting Keyshia before me...I was here first remember, I’m your son”,
Nanny never got married because she was worried that Leafy would be trampled upon like she was. But, she still lost her child after living to see her be trampled upon the same way she was. She raised another child, her granddaughter, Janie. And, now, Janie is entering the same remorseless territory, where she 's liable to be trampled upon, at any time,
In addition, Turner was punished to read books to Ms. Cobb every day since he threw rocks at her house. As for Turner’s father who always had the impassive visage, felt ashamed of his son. Summary of section two Turner met Lizzie Bright, an African-American girl living with her grandpa on Malaga
Once they miss a payment however, they get evicted from this house and have to return to living in very harsh conditions. The entire family struggles to find good work and even the children have to get jobs to help support the family. The family struggles with illnesses from the harsh conditions and the very extreme cold in Chicago at the time. After devastation hits and Jergis loses his family, and he struggles after getting out of jail. He has a very hard time with losing his wife and eventually, both of his kids.
One stereotype shown is that belief that older adults are incapable of learning something new. When John moves in with his father while his mother recovers, he notices many things about his father that was not present the last time he visited him. To help him become more independent John creates flash cards for his father. He even encourages his father to get his driver’s license. Amazing, Jake’s independence does improve and he is able to get his license.
Once, Jimmy Taylor came walking by us yelling, “Melissa! Whattaya want with that old, fat, Black lady, any ways?” Before I could retaliate, Miss Johnson said to me, “Now, you musn’t, we must feel sorry for that terrible child. His mother must have done gone and not thought him no manners!” She actually wanted me to bow my head and pray for him. (Even though I went to his house and punched him out the next day.) My friends would tease me for spending the whole summer with Sadie Johnson, “The cookoo of Connecticut,” they called her.
They all become doleful and packed for the day to come. When they arrived to the ghetto, the Germans created a huge wall surrounding them so they couldn’t escape. Living there was hard for Wladyslaw and his family. All the families who stayed at the ghettos were trying to sell their items to get money, but as for Wladyslaw, they barely sold one book. At one night, the Germans broke into one of the Jews house and started to yell at them to stand up.
On pg. 38 it says that Walter had three full sisters Gertrude, Ethel, Imogene. Later in the story, Walter couldn’t do any activities that summer because he had his appendix removed. Also getting beatings came easily in their neighborhood. He got beat from parents that didn’t even know him.
Therefore he beat him up until his mom jumped in his place and got beat up instead, she would do anything for her children. This quote is relevant to the novel because in the beginning of the book O-lan was working for The Great House of Hwang, however, she never talked about it unless it was for her children’s sake. Wang Lung was surprised to hear that then reason that his son was misbehaving was because of women. O-lan suggested getting him a slave, however, his father would not allow that. He decided he was proud his son was a young lord.
So one Day Brenda came home yelling about something and Bessie got very upset and couldn’t take the stressing anymore. Brenda put Bessie out in the streets on her own at the age of fourteen. While Brenda was strolling the streets nights and days she ran into this handsome man from out of town named Brandon. Brandon is a military man who was stationed in Charlotte, NC. Brandon was roaming the town and ran into Bessie, who was along the side of the street crying her eyes out.