Her mom teaches Esperanza many life lessons throughout the story. The reader learns that the mom dropped out of school because she “didn't have nice clothes” (91). The mom regrets this decision as staying in school could have let her lead a better life in a wealthier place. Esperanza quickly realizes that she wants to stay in school to move out of Mango Street. This mom is also there for emotional support when Esperanza needed it.
Hollis loved the Reagans’, she thought that she was going to stay with the Reagans’ and that she is finally going to be happy but she left because she thought she ruined the family in an incident. When she met Josie, she felt she had a real connection with her because of her ability to draw. Beatrice, Josie’s cousin, also visited Josie often. Hollis enjoyed hanging out with Beatrice and she made Hollis feel very proud with her art. In chapter 4, pages 45-46, Beatrice tells Hollis “‘You, the artist, can’t hide from the world, because you’re putting yourself down there, too.’
Rachel broke up with Andy Evans after she found out that her boyfriend caused her and Melinda to lose their friendship. Melinda and Rachel eventually start to rebuild their friendship. I also believe Rachel’s astrology sign is Libra because some weaknesses of a Libra are indecisive, avoids confrontations, will carry a grudge, and self-pity. Rachel carried a grudge on Melinda for ruining the party, and she avoided confronting her to find out the real reason why Melinda called the cops. Melinda didn’t call the cops to ruin the party, she called because she was scared and didn’t know what to do after Andy raped
but I kinda caught on in the middle of the story and the ending when she dropped that bomb. I just wished that the author could have kept going so I can see what Mrs. Slade reaction was to the whole thing. I can’t really say much about the daughters because they were never really mentioned in the story. All I know is the mother said and that was jenny was like the perfect daughter and jenny was the type of person who looked after her mother instead of mother looking out for her.
Since the beginning of the story Nea believes that she is saving or protecting Sourdi from the expectations of her mother and Mr. Chhay. The mother and the uncle have fix a marriage with an older man named Mr.Chhay. Sourdi is a young girl that has a boyfriend name Duke, But her mom really dosen’t cares what Sourdi thinks or wants. So Sourdi meets Mr.chhay and she feels uncomfortable in the
You should learn from her”. Although my mom did not notice, that was hurt. In my mother’s value, A- was a bad girl, same as what Chua mentioned in the very beginning of the book. It is not easy for me at that time to get an A. I was going to share my happiness with her. I ｒｅｍｅｍｂｅｒ ｍｙ ＥＳＬ ｐｒｏｆｅｓｓｏｒ ｓａｉｄ ｄｉｓｌｉｋｅ Ｃｈｉｎｅｓｅ ｐａｒｅｎｔｓ， ｍｅｄｉｏｃｏｒｉｔｙ ｉｓ ａｃｃｅｐｔａｂｌｅ ｆｏｒ ｍｏｓｔ ｏｆ Ａｍｅｒｉｃａｎ ｆａｍｉｌｉｅｓ．
The choices made at the end of each story were made due to characters pride getting the best of them and can be predicted to harm them in the future. After walking away from Miss Moore, Sylvia thinks about the day and claims “ain’t nobody gonna beat me at nuthin” (Bambara 6). Throughout the story, Sylvia has pessimistic thoughts that may affect her future. By not admitting she learned something, it can be inferred that her pride will not allow her to acknowledge the lesson. Due to this, Sylvia may suffer a fall in her life, such as the quotation, “pride comes before Destruction” suggests.
Adichie 's one of the biggest point is showing the part of love that Ifemelu had. She was living a perfect life with Obinze, but she was not a woman that would lose the opportunity of studying in America. She knew that she is going to come back to him after years when they are going to meet again. She was missing Obinze at the beginning, but their relationship was really weird because sometimes they were messaging each other and still feeling feelings that they had, but sometimes there was no connection between those two people. While she was away from home she wanted to try something new.
At the beginning of the book, Gilly would have loved that but when she moved away she understood that it was not what she needed. She finds disappointment in her new life and realizes what a great time she had with Trotter, William Ernest and Mr. Rudolph. The Great Gilly Hopkins is a book to reflect on. The characters and the whole story stick to your mind after finishing the book.
After the test Nevaeh and Lillian both felt pleased with the science test. Lillian remarked, “ the test was not even that hard, I don’t know why I asked you for notes. I’m sorry that I was pressuring you earlier I thought I was going to fail.” “No problem, that 's what friends are for!” Both girls giggled and ran off to second block.
This week in class we read the short story Shiloh by Bobbie Ann Mason. This story discussed the problems of the marriage between Leroy and Norma Jean. Through the years, their love and happiness between each other has decreased to the point where Norma Jean wants to separate. Norma Jean feels as if the spark they once had, would lead to a happier result, for both of them, if they were divorced; Leroy disagrees, and wants to do anything possible to keep the relationship alive. This unfortunate difference that the couple shares relates to my older sister’s previous relationship.
Continuing, another theme that led us through Lily’s adventure of growing up was her discovering how important storytelling was. She was going through gruesome horrid things, and when she read things like Shakespeare she realized how important it was because it helped her escape to a fantasy world for a little bit of time. Lastly, Lily learns the power of the female community. Lily grew up without a mother, so for a large chunk of her life she didn’t know the real power the female community held.
Jonah is a 14-year-old white male. Jonah was observed to be healthy for his age. Jonah was observed free of marks and bruises. Jonah was observed clean and neat. Jonah is diagnosed with ADHD and takes Vyvanse (60mg) and Intuniv 25mg.
The Children's Bureau publicized in their last pole that every year 754,000 children are abused or neglected by a parent. This consists of abuses such as physical, mental, and neglect. The Glass Castle, a memoir by Jeannette Walls, tells stories that Jeannette remembers as a normality. However, it truly opens the reader’s eyes to a new standard for parental neglect.