She only married you because I was poor and she was tired of waiting for me. It was a terrible mistake, but in her heart she never loved anyone except me" (130). Myrtle on the other hand is having affairs with Tom in order to feel the satisfaction of being in the upper class. Myrtle loved her husband Mr. Wilson when they got married, but she got very disappointed by her husband’s lack of money and the social status that she is suffering in for eleven years. Now she is regretting the day she married with him, her sister Catharine says “She really ought to get away from him.
Walls was offered by her father to have sex with one of his friends in return for money. Luckily, she was able to avoid having sex with the man, stating that she is “not that kind of girl.” Another instance of sexual abuse in The Glass Castle is when Walls’ Uncle Stanley touches Jeannette inappropriately. After telling her mother of this incident, Jeannette receives no sympathy. In fact, Rose Mary ends up giving her sorrow to Stanley, claiming that she feels bad for him because he is “lonely.” Rose Mary also states that sexual assault is a “crime of perception.” This dismissal and victim-shaming is prevalent in today’s world. Unfortunately, even our youth experience what Jeannette Walls experienced.
According to Dave, “In the years before I was abused, my family was the “Brady Bunch” of the 1960’s” (Pelzer, 17). David’s mom would plan vacations and daytrips for him and his family (Pelzer, 25). These fun times abruptly ended when his relationship with his mother changed from discipline to punishment which grew out of control. Dave’s parents started fighting, especially over how to treat David. This angered his mother and caused her to treat david cruelly through physical and mental abuse (Pelzer, 29-31).
In 1975 Kenneth was charged with child molestation and sexual assault of his daughter, Paul never seemed affected by his parents marriage and the withdrawn depressed state of his mother until he became aware of his mother previous infidelity, after which he referred to her as a “slob” and a “whore”. After Paul graduated from Sir Wilfrid Laurier Collegiate Institute he became interested in motivational speakers and “get rich quick schemes” this lead to him using his new found
Gacy lured her with his smooth tactics, and eventually moved them into his home. Carole and her daughters complained of the deceased smell often, but Gacy would shrug it off and tell them that there must be a dead animal under the house. After only a few years of the two being married, they eventually drifted apart, and Carole began to grow suspicious of his homosexual behaviors. Carole found numerous magazines featuring nude men, which lead to Carole leaving him and filing for
Charlie realized that he would never be enough for his mom and family. Rose always got on to Charlie and spanked him for things he could not control. For example, when Charlie peed on himself he got spanked but it was not his fault because he could not control it. Charlie was basically excluded when his sister Norma was born because she was the child her mom had
She was so crazy about John that she accused Elizabeth Proctor of witch craft. John’s life at home was cold, his wife had figured out about the affair. I realized John Proctor still loved his wife when he turned down Abagail after she flung herself at him again. He made it very clear to Abagail that he didn’t want to have an affair with her anymore. John Proctor noticed how big of a mistake he had made by cheating on his wife.
Visual Display Assignment Victoria Liesel lived in Himmel Street with her foster family, at the beginning, I thought she was so poor, her brother was dead and her mother did not have the ability to raise her up, therefore her mother send Liesel to foster family and never contact with Liesel anymore. Along with my reading, fortunately, Liesel’s Papa loved her so much and although her mother Rosa always said some ungentle words to Liesel, but it still because of the love. Liesel also met a boy who loved her named Rudy, I believed it was Rudy to make her life more interesting. They became friends and accompanied each other.
Joshua Duggar was accused of molesting five girls when he was a teenager, four of which were his younger sisters and one who was a family babysitter. Would you let him to look after your children? In March 2002, Josh Duggar, only fifteen at the time, inappropriately touched his sisters. His dad, Jim Bob Duggar told the Washington Post that “He [Josh] said he was just curious about girls and he had gone in and just basically touched them over their clothes while they were sleeping,” and “There were a couple instances where he touched them under their clothes.” (Ohlheiser) Also, Josh Duggar admitted to fondling his victim’s breasts and genitals while they were asleep in their house. He also confessed that he “put his hand beneath a victim 's dress in the family 's laundry room.” After a year of this behavior, his parents sent him off to a Christian counselling center for four months.
In Julia’s pathway to discovering more about Sarah’s backstory, she met William on the way who was a huge help to her since he is Sarah’s only son. Eventually, William finds out a secret from Julia that destroyed him and left Julia feeling guilty about exposing a well-kept secret, and also himself feeling guilty because he never knew about this side of his mother. In the beginning,William was so frustrated with all of the lies she was telling so he told her to leave. “I 'm going to be very clear. I don 't want to see you again.