Mama has always been a faithful woman and she wants to see that Beneatha is faithful as well. This is especially crucial to Mama because she sees Beneatha as a younger version of herself. Mama continues to push Beneatha towards God's word by saying, "It don't sound nice for a younger girl to say things like that—you wasn't brought up that way. Me and your father went to trouble to get you and Brother to church every Sunday." (Hansberry 1.1.507).
Hidden Girl by Shyima Hall (with Lisa Wysocky) tells the story of Shyima El-Sayed Hassan, who was sold into slavery when she was eight years old; however, she learns how to use her experience for good, and spreads the awareness of how slavery is still a huge problem today. Shyima was born on September 29,1989 in a small town near Alexandria, Egypt. She was the seventh of eleven children, causing her family to live in poverty. In Egypt, not going to school, being poor, cheating on your wife, and selling your children were seen as normal, as okay. After her sister Zahra was accused of stealing money from the family she worked for, Shyima was sent in her place.
They were unwilling to split up and have only one of them join the army, so they fought side by side until the brother died. Other women tried to become a daughter of the regiment. These women were like a “mascot”. They provide moral support for the soldiers, but they did see a great deal of action. These women were similar to other women soldier, but did half of the fighting and did not have to wear a
Sharon is Tish mom and she's very supportive with anything that Tish wants to do. Tish tried to keep it secret that she was expecting but her mom knows her too well. She was so hesitant to tell her because that's something hard to tell your mom especially because she was still 19 years old. “I started to cry. It was her look..we went into room sat down on the end and mama closed the door.
Harriet Tubman and Maya Angelou have many things in common, including the theme of never giving up in difficult times in their lives. Maya Angelou returned from her mother’s house once depressed, she wouldn't talk to anyone. She fought through this tough time through reading, which showed the theme of never giving up. Harriet Tubman a woman many traits but her best was never giving no matter what came her way. In many ways these woman are one in the same.
“Mrs. Outlaw said he wanted the children, but the mother wouldn’t allow it” (Ryan, Pg.74). This exemplifies that Santiago wanted the children, but Skyla didn’t allow him which Naomi realizes that her father loved them since the beginning. Naomi then comes up with a plan to find her father and get an approval from him to let her stay with her grandma instead of her ruthless mother. “I told the truth about your mother and that my wishes are for you and Owen to live with Maria” (Ryan, Pg.222). This demonstrates that her father had written the letter to allow Naomi and Owen to live with their grandma.
Aunt Baba and YeYe were the only family members who really cared for Adeline. Although her siblings and Stepmother Niang often abuse her, Adeline attempts to overcome these challenges. Adeline’s first experience of adversity in her life started from the day she was born. Her siblings told her everyday that, “If you had not been born, Mamma would still be alive. She died because of you.
Through many broken marriages and un lasting relationships , she still tried to love like she had never been hurt. Her attitude towards what she went through and where she was, made her a strong women. My childhood story was similar to Marilyn’s. I was constantly in and out of foster homes, abandoned and left , never in a stable home. Going through so much at such a young age made me .
The line that speaks to me the most is the last line of the play. In Line 44, Lisa’s grandmother says, “It’s funny how things blow loose like that.” Lisa is afraid of what her grandmother will think of her college experiences, but her grandmother senses the struggle and still loves her. C. The grandmother represents times that are gone, and yet her love for Lisa does not change.
She was beautiful young lady, which helped her fit in with other children’s families. She was pretty much always with these families, who provided her with food, shelter, and comfort. As a result of this, she never really got experience certain events because she was constantly living in a state of security. She had always relied on others to get by, which really hurt her in the long run. Towards the end of the memoir, when her family moved to New York for a better chance at life, Maureen fell victim to distraction.
Labor and slavery are central themes that are similar in both “Slave Girl in California” and “The Narrative of the Life of Fredrick Douglass”; However there are opposing themes such as liberty and citizenship. Shyima and Douglass both experienced horrific things as slaves. They experienced punishments in different ways. Fredrick Douglass experienced being whipped and watching people be whipped until their blood poured from their body.