She ends up finding her voice and is rewarded with the return of her regular life. Melinda had to find a way to live with the fact that she had lost all of her friends and their trust, or in other words, figure out how to live with depression. Melinda had Rachel and Heather, but they left her because she was ‘selfish’ and ‘foolish’ for calling the cops. Melinda is not interested in gaining popularity and spends most of her time in a janitor 's closet at school. She has stolen some late passes, so she uses the closet as a hideout to avoid teachers she dislikes and painful interactions with her former friends.
“Alice” was in a battle against the druggies, they put a joint in her locker, she knew who it was but she didn 't want them to hurt her so they knew she wouldn 't do anything. They also blame her for the raids at parties, sexually assault her, and give her chocolate covered peanuts laced with acid The internal conflict is the narrator vs herself. At one point the narrator realizes that the path she has created for herself is not good. She struggles to become sober but accomplishes it for a short period and falls back. If she wasnt facing herself in those moments she would have never attempted to be sober.
Thank You Ma’am By: Kush Can you imagine a woman who would kick a stranger and then later in the story feed the same person? Well, in the short story, “Thank You Ma’am,” by Langston Hughes, Mrs. Luella Bates Washington Jones, the protagonist, does just that. She has a very complicated personality because she is hostile, but still lonely and caring. A big indication that Mrs. Jone hostile is, after, a boy made an attempt to steal her purse and failed, he fell. Mrs. Jones, “...simply turned around and kicked…,” the boy.
Her mother is always comparing her to her older sister June, and Connie’s father is pretty much absent from her life. Because the lack of family support and guidance, Connie lies to her parents of her whereabouts, and she sneaks away to local hangouts. While being out, she unfortunately catches the eye of Arnold Friend. This man will erase Connie’s innosense and expose her to how cruel the world can actually be. Many literary
“A Sorrowful Woman” examines the detrimental effects of the mother’s repressed sexuality on her small family, as well as how addiction and isolation hasten her descent into madness. The mother denies her sexuality for fear of retributions and judgements from her family and by society. Her repressed feelings have accumulated over the years and resulted in a subconscious hatred for her husband and son. Godwin communicates how little they mean to the woman by never even revealing their names. Instead, they are referred to as “the husband”(1) and “the child,” (1) viewed by the mother as extras in the production in which she is trying to play a believable
Stanley, Stella’s husband, was not fond of Blanche. Because of this he hires someone to look into her past to see if she was who she was saying she was. While doing so Stanley encounters the ugly truth about Blanche’s past which she had been trying so hard to hide from her sister and Mitch, a man she was seeing and hoping to get married to. Never the less when Stanley exposed who she really was to Mitch he found her unfit and too filthy to introduce to his mother so he ended things. All of that was not enough for Stanley; he wanted Blanche gone so he bought her a bus ticket for her birthday.
The girls in Arthur Miller’s The Crucible lied about the elders in Salem resulting in the excommunicating and deaths of several of the townspeople. Teenaged girls still lie about adults and adults’ lives are still ruined by the lies. Universally, one of teenagers favorite targets to lie about is teachers and coaches. They lie about grades, about bullying teachers, about homework, and about the abuse from coaches and all the lies end up costing the teacher, not the teens. The girls in Arthur Miller’s The Crucible lied about the elders in Salem resulting in the excommunicating and deaths of several of the townspeople.
How Guilt Creates Horror Of all the emotions humans feel on a daily basis, guilt is one of the most powerful. Guilt is where one "[feels] responsible for an action [that they] regret committing" (Barker). This is demonstrated in media such as Poe's “The Tell Tale Heart,” Jacobs' “The Monkeys Paw," and Amenabar's “The Others." Guilt plays a crucial role in creating horror by controlling the protagonists' actions, slowly becoming mad and causing them to become unstable. Each of the protagonists suffers from guilt, which controls their actions and adds a sense of horror.
So to try and make charlotte jealous Trip gets a girlfriend and top talking to charlotte. But they are lost without each other charlotte doesn 't have her best friend to help her i bad situation. So charlotte joined a new band with two her of older girl friends, which cause a problem with sad jackal. To solve her problem with sad jackal, charlotte openly talk to them and rejoins the band just in time for their winter formal performance. But to solve her problem with trip he writes his feeling for he in a notebook and she reads it and yells at him “What am i supposed to do say sorry you had feelings for me and I didn’t know”, Charlotte eventually decides to forgive him because she realized that she loved him
Once, a student asked out loud if anyone else would like to buy crack. Fights occur often over trivial reasons. The students do not even bother learning the material, mostly out of refusal to do so. IV. Town The town has old and rusty homes falling apart with trash scattered around.
Leslie was repeatedly confronted on her inability to be honest, skipping classes, associating with negative peers and substance abuse behaviors. She was manipulative and dishonest in treatment sessions as she would report going to school, but later found out that she skipped school to go to Walmart with her friends. Court documents state that secure placement was needed due to MS-13 gang member have made a threat to her life in the community. She also exhibited difficulty with inability to comply with probation, home, school and community rules. Leslie was sexually abused by her step father in November 2013, who was deported as a result.
This situation is much like the one in the novel The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins. The main character, Rachel Watson, had recently divorced her husband, Tom, and found herself missing the seemingly perfect life she had with him. Much like Melinda, Rachel feels worthless and disapproves of her appearance as well after the divorce. Her becoming an alcoholic over time was the main cause of the split. When she was under the influence, she could be extremely aggressive and violent and then black out; at least according to Tom.
I’m a Person, a Bad One Boyfriend or boo, and girlfriend, drive through a bit of problems they never knew they were going to roll through. The main character; the girlfriend, doesn’t have a name, however dates a guy who treats her badly; that’s Raheem. He abuses her, cheats on her, and she always takes him back. “So I Ain’t a Good Girl” by Sharon Flake writes short stories of boys and girls in their lives about their relationship to portray the characters. In this case, Raheem has a rude attitude and takes action to the narrator.
In the book Meg thinks that she is stupid. She thinks that her brother will be dumb when he 's older like her. She gets in fights with the kids her age at her school. Her face gets white hot when people look at Charles Wallace like he is dumb. Meg is protective of the other characters.