¨In this way (Harriet) worked, day after day, till late at night; then she went home to her little cabin, and make about fifty pies, a great quantity of gingerbread, and two casks of root beer¨(Doc D). This explains why it is the second greatest achievement because she didn´t work as long as she did as the first greatest achievement. Harriet Tubman's number one greatest achievement was being a caretaker from after the war until her death in 1913(48 years). The focus of Harriet's life was to help those in need(Doc E). This explains that though she didn't have the necessities for everything she still helped because that's how she was.
This novel is a tale of a young girl 's life named Julie. Julie had been through a lot including her only brother named Masenier dying and her Papa has, well, leaving her having to do all outside man work being the strong one in the family. Julie meets a guy named Hank and they get married and move to Gap Creek in South Carolina, where they get a house for cheap from a man named Mr. Pendergast who made a deal with them that they don 't have to pay rent as long as they do the household for him such as cooking and laundry. Ma Richards, who is Hanks mother, visits them who has nothing better to do it seems like but to blame others. Later on, the house caught on fire which Julie was finally able to put it out before it spread to the floors and walls after Mr. Pendergast being burned from a tank exploding while he was in
Due to her parents dying and having no other family members around, Maggie Mae was put in the foster system. She hopped from home to home, eventually landing at Mr. Simms house, which is point two. She was twelve years old when she lived at Mr. Simm’s house, which is 6 years before the book. He abused her, but she stayed and didn’t tell anyone since his wife cooked really good southern meals and she was hardly fed in other homes. I made sure the house looked really small and distant on
Lydia is a small, slender black woman in her sixties. (Brideau, Lydia’s story) The author met Lydia just before leaving Louisiana. Lydia lives in a shelter house of seventy-some people. She had an abscessed tooth but was unable to fix because of shortage of money (the X-ray was $25). Earlier she lived in “Eighth Ward in New Orleans, Louisiana” (p.129 line 1).
Penny from heaven is a girl named penny who lost her father when she was born and lives with her mom,uncle,and aunt.Penny has two sides of the family,her dad’s side,and her mom’s side.Penny did not know much about her dad because she never saw him when she was born,Penny didn’t know much about her dad’s side because she never met them.She know’s her mom’s side because she eats with them every night.Penny get’s told everyday that she look’s like her father,that’s how people remember her as,her dad’s look’s. The time period of this book is modern time because of their technology and clothes they wear.The location of the book is mainly at her house and her grandparents house because that’s where she is all throughout the whole story.Penny mainly plays with her cousin Frankie,frankie is 11 years old the same age as penny.They often go to the park and play or they ride bikes all day around their neighborhood.They do everything together like,ride bikes,go to the park and they live next to each other. Penny is small,beautiful,she has looks from her father she’s funny,makes you want to be around her,and makes you feel comfortable.Uncle Dominic is tall very intelligent,smart,funny,has jokes he likes to tell,gives people gifts,and he’s a hermit.Penny’s mom is a hard worker,she is caring,loving,very nice,she works hard
The book “The Bluest Eye” was based off African American families and struggles, they were poor and this was the time period after the Great Depression had ended. Nine year old Claudia lived with her parents and ten year old sister Frieda even though the family was barely making ends meet they were still living in an atmosphere of love and safety.In the book you could tell that was a house to go to in time of need anf you could feel secure. The family shared their home with several people one of them a young girl, Pecola, who had moved in with the MacTeer family after her father tried to burn down their families home. Claudia’s mother had a good heart but often felt like she was taken for granted, “Time for me to get out of the giving line
In the 1800’s women were given no rights. The hierarchy in America back then was rich white, men poor white men, white woman, black men, and black women. Back in the day women had no education so they didn’t . They stayed home and took care of the house work like cleaning, cooking, groceries and lots more. Now women can get jobs got to school become lawyers and doctors and so much more.
She grew up on a large plantation in Georgia with all of the luxuries anyone could ask for. Her mother managed the house and her father provided the money; her biggest worry was that Ashley didn 't requite her love. However, her world changed when the Civil War left her carefree life in tatters. Her mother died typhoid, her father lost his will to live after her mother died, the plantation lay in ruins, all the slaves had been freed, and she was left penniless and burdened with the responsibility of taking care of her cowardly son Wade, Melanie (a sick friend), Melanie 's newborn baby Beau, her two little sisters, and her dispirited father. She quickly realized that she had to drastically change her way of living in order to survive.
For many years, people of colour were forced into slavery just because of their race. They were made to be housekeepers, cooks, work on farms and build railways. Women were not allowed to vote, work or go to school. They had to stay home and cook, clean and take care of the babies. Little girls could not attend school and had to stay home and help their mothers.
My family and I went through a lot of horrid situations and still manage to smile and have our moments and beat our economic stress with the love we have as a family. My parents moved to the United States after they had my second brother; although both of my parents managed to finish high school, they were never able to achieve a high paying job casting my mom to become a housewife and my father to take a low income job as a car mechanic. I am the second youngest of five children, but there are 13 people currently living in our household. My grandfather has to be taken care