Take the girl, she says, my daughter, she says” Chap. 1, p. 7. The whole novel is about her attempts to save her daughter from the claws of the bad guys. But unfortunately, her attempts aren’t clear for her daughter, which is going to be somehow confused to Florens. Florens has no knowledge about the motivations of her mother.
In Louise Glück’s poem “Terminal Resemblance,” the speaker tells about her relationship, or lack thereof, with her father. The speaker explains a relationship with their father, saying it is not existent. They have a conversation that is supposed to be meaningful, considering he is dying, but it seems to have no meaning to her at all. The speaker wishes her father the best and leaves him and her mother at the door, with the same relationship she had with him before. The poem seems to be about how the speaker does not have a relationship with her father and the news she receives of him dying soon has made her realize that she wants to pursue one with him and start fresh.
Amy would then seek out the best of her life to avoid thinking about the grave and her own demise. However, she failed as soon as her husband confronted her about staring outside the window at their child’s grave. Amy became violent and berated her husband about how he had been acting and how nonchalant he was after their son died. She believed that if she could recover from the grief of her son’s death, she would choose not to instead. Amy’s behavior shows that she is
Shell did not give her daughter a set of instructions, because she wanted to examine her daughter 's reaction to boredom. She noticed that her daughter became frustrated, because she did not know what to do with her free time. The girl then began to explore different ways to entertain herself. Shell realized that allowing her child to think for herself, made her feel like she had something to offer. Shell concludes by stating that letting children become independent opens doors for them to become successful.
Sam is hoping she doesn’t need an abortion because she couldn’t afford it, and then her parents would be angry. Halsey’s voice delivering these lines, was slow and deliberate. She sounded heartbroken as she told this first story. She didn’t want to have to watch her friend suffer. Halsey continues her poem with the her own story of sexual assault.
Irony is used to portray the perspective of both the child and the parents. To depict the parents perspective they say “we never thought about ourselves” when in the end, that is all the child’s parents did. From this, the parents fail to realize that the reason she left home was that she has always been alone. In the quote, “Never thought about themselves”, is incorrect because the fact is that the parents only thought about themselves. In the poem, it says “She’s….after living alone”, which means the child felt that she was alone even though she was living with her parents.
Sending her mother a distressed and depressed note, she is shown to be impacted by her environment in a severely negative manner. The kind note she receives from her mother asks her to come back with her child, inviting her back into the stable and friendly environment she grew up in. Before leaving, Desiree speaks with Armand asking if she should leave. Responding in a harsh tone, he says that she wants her to leave, and as she waits for him to call her back, she turns around one last time, hoping that he would call her back. Instead, “He did not answer her.
One day Marjane helped the maid write a love letter to their neighbor whom she loved, the nabor rejected her because he figured out she was a maid and did not accept her because of her class. In the text Marjane says“But is it her fault that she was born where she was born?? ?” “Dad are you for or against social classes?’’ Marjane was too young to realize that in her country they must stay in their own social classes when it comes to things like that. Her dad had to explain to her why the maid cannot do things like that. Marjane’s dad says “ Because in this country you must stay within your own social classes.’’Another theme of this story is Revolution.
What style(s) of communication occurs in this family and why? The styles of communication used between Laura and her family are blamers and placetor. Give examples to support your answer. For example, the blamers style of communication was used when Laura says that her parents know that Ephedrine is killing her, but they don’t care that it is. For the placater communication, Laura’s mother feels bad for her daughter.
God Help the Child opens with an abrupt beginning of defiance and self-identification. The novel starts with the voice of the mother, Sweetness, saying: “It’s not my fault. So you can’t blame me. I didn’t do it and have no idea how it happened” (3). She discloses from the beginning a big dispute that happened between her and her husband because of the colour of the child, Lula Bride, that is not in her hands and cannot be individually controlled.