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.’ ‘I’m not hiding,’ I said, my eyes sliding away from her.
Rachel is gracious because she is kind to her friends and cares about them. 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.
Throughout the story at first it was kinda hard to understand the story in the beginning 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. Babs on the other hand was very smart, intelligent and was she looked very like her mother when she was her age.
Stereotypical: Hermione Granger - Hermione is stereotyped as a nerd because she is very smart and a math genius. At first she is an annoying goody two shoes and a know it all who obeys the school rules. Hermione becomes friends with Harry after learning to value friendship over school. She is stereotypical because she is a goody twos shoes and gets all A's in school. She has brown hair and her and harry have a very strong relationship
However what Nea does not understand in all her youth and idealism , is that sourdi does not want to be saved: She willfully accepts her fate and her marriage to Mr.Chhay because she finds financial stability and a secure future. 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． As Chua conclude in the end of chapter 11, western
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. The author accomplishes to transform Gilly into a real girl who cares about people; people who became her family and who had unconditional love for her.