In the book Celia Garth by Gwen Bristow, there is an adolescent girl who is battling a “normal life” every teenager is supposedly suppose to live and trying to stay alive while the Revolutionary War is happening. During trying to balance these two aspects of her life she goes through many obstacles, between losing her fiancé, Jimmy, and spying for her new lover Luke. Celia shows attributes for being a exquisite role model, from keeping her faith throughout the book, to being respectful and loving to all the people that came into her life, and being and staying humble. Throughout the hardships and twists of the war, Celia still remained intact with her religion and love for God. Personally I have been through some hardships too; I moved from
Instead of being negative and unhappy, Mrs. Lowe always try to give Leonard a normal life by feeding him, reading books to him, and teaching him. She even sings lullabies until his son falls asleep. Mrs. Lowe has felt happiness because despite Leonard’s condition, she still gives hope to his son. A mother gives support in order to attain the best things for her child. (D’ Sa, 2013) When Dr. Sayer proposed a treatment to Mrs. Lowe in order to cure Leonard.
In contrast, Willy constantly brags about his life to boost his self-image. Furthermore, he criticizes others to feel better about himself which comes as a result of his jealousy and insecurity. Willy is shocked when Charley doesn’t mention that his son is “gonna argue a
It relates to the book, “The Odyssey,” because Penelope was protecting her son, Telemachus from battling for the throne. Single moms can be good with taking care of their kids by providing clothes for them like how Penelope provided clothes for her son, Telemachus. Penelope can also be described as a good mom because she tries to find a way to give the, “Father,” figure back to his family. “Parenting is not for one person.”(Foerstner, 3). This quote is a really small quote but impacts my topic sentence a lot.
Retirement is the last thing on my grandma 's mind, as she loves her job, (she has many friends there, as well as the fact she says it’s relaxing) so she doesn’t want retirement, although she could take a year off because of how many days off she has saved up. She loves her quiet life in her small town of Homer, she is courteous to her neighbors, giving treats to them on the holidays, she does anything to just be nice. She sees her kids and grandkids as the light of her life, forgiving our mistakes and pushing us to always achieve what we want to do, she truly is an amazing person. So you see, Sheila Thompson really is an inspirational person, as she reminds me to always stay positive. Even though she went through taking care of three kids alone and having her husband leave, she managed to work through it thanks to her just being positive.
Abigail employs strategies of emotionally charged words and phrases that only a mother can say to her son. In her letter she opens the letter with the phrase, “MY DEAR SON”. This phrase is notable because of the effects that it is intended to give to the audience, her son John Quincy Adams, she is setting a mood and tone of a loving and compassionate mother. She is using the position of her authority as his mother to push him her love for him is why she knows this trip is great thing for him. The reader can see that Abigail loves her
Throughout the play, the Loman family evolves differently. Willy finds out his dream of being an popular, well respected salesman is impossible and takes his own life. Linda supports Willy despite the abuse and confusion he puts her through with his various attempts to take his own life, with his delirious ramblings and hallucinations, and with his constant deception. Happy still sees his father as a hero and Biff finally begins to grasp the truth of the “American Dream”. When Willy kills himself, all of the Loman family, including Willy, break free from the web of false dreams he spun and begin to understand Willy’s failings.
One reason why Darry is a hero is that he supports his family in every way possible. After Darry graduated high school, his parents died in a car crash, and he had to get a job as a roofer and forget about his dream of going to college. Darry supports Ponyboy, his little brother by making sure he is always on top of his homework, and maintains good grades in school. The second reason that Darry is a hero is simply because he keeps watch over his family and makes sure that they don’t get split up. Darry is like the mother of the family, because he didn’t want Ponyboy to go to the rumble and get hurt.
Mam’s hasty acceptance of the wreck, rapidly followed with assertion and disapproval of Da’s cowardly behavior, reinforces her fortitude. Despite losing her house, Mam does not wither in despair and cowardliness, like Da. With time, Devon and Audrey leave in order to incur income for the family to live off. Mam continues to comfort the bereaved Harper notwithstanding to the death of Caffy, Harper’s youngest brother. Harper describes how she “would curl into Mam’s lap…and feel nothing but tranquil, like a child, and loved” (213).
Maddie Kresevic English 102 October 21, 2015 Dr. Whitton A mothers love is simple: caring, forgiving, and unconditional. This is shown in Billy Collins poem “The Lanyard”, which starts out with the narrator reflecting on a lanyard that gives him memory of back when he would go to summer camp. This is because he made a lanyard out of boredom and brought it home to give to him mother. The narrator thinks as a young boy that this can thank his mom for all she has done, but then he realizes once he gets older that nothing he can do will repay his mothers efforts. After reading the poem “The Lanyard, I believe that the narrator feels as if he will never be able to give back to his mother what she has given to him in his life, however, what he does not realize is that his mothers view could be completely different.