Emily Brent was taking care of a young girl who got pregnant before marriage, which is against what Emily believes in so she kicked her out of her home, which then the young girl drowned herself. This is an awful situation, but Emily did not plan on having the girl kill herself, she didn't plan on it at all like Thomas did. Emily thought what the girl had done was wrong and she had the right to make her leave the home, it may be cruel but it doesn't deserve a punishment as severe as death. Thomas Rogers, on the other hand, does need that punishment because nothing has happened yet. ¨There was never a word against us.
In Scene 10, Blanche is begging Stanley to let her get by and he is not moving to let her through. Stanley says that he thinks Blanche would not be too bad to interfere with in a sexual way going back to Scene 6, when he would walk through the rooms in his underwear at night near Blanche. Blanche complained about the little bit of privacy she had in the house and that was exemplified when Stanley later picked her up and carried her into the bedroom. Blanche had thought in the beginning that her situation was frightful, but never to the degree in which she experienced towards the end of the
In the book Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson, Melinda gives a really good example of character development throughout the story. Melinda just starts her freshman year at high school. Over the summer her and her friends went to a party and Melinda gets raped by a boy named Andy Evans and ends up calling the police, she didn't tell anyone why she called the police, causing her friends and everyone at the party to reject her. Melinda’s only friend is a new girl named heather. Melinda gets depressed and starts expressing her pain through stuff like biting her lips and her nails, and not talking.
Even with everything happening, Frankie only worried about her brother, who was a bisexual boy left alone in an unsafe home. With all this stress Frankie begins to have panic attacks but decides to deal with it all by herself. After staying at her best friend’s house for a few weeks, her social worker, Dorothy came to take Frankie to her new “home”. Frankie had wanted to go to an LGBTQ+ group
One question would be why was she on the roof and how did she fall from the roof? Maybe she wanted to intentionally fall from the roof. First, her mom is never around and working all the time. In the book McCreight introduces, “The worst part about their argument was that Kate had then ended up getting home the night before too late—late again, late always—“ (McCreight 12). This evaluates how her mom is never around and is always busy with her
In the beginning she gotta “let go” friend to see if she could get her old friends back. Her “let go” friend turned out to be one of her good friends and missed her but eventually got over it. “ You mean we’re not friends anymore?” Melinda says (105). Melinda never noticed how good of a friend Heather was. Melinda finally had a friend she could trust.
She was going to school to get educated either, the neighbors started getting suspicious and also realized that the girl wasn't going to school. They both were being mistreated, they wasn't getting the proper care and assistance as a average kid should. Which runs into the similarities to the life story of Frederick and the article slave girl. They weren't even giving the chance to maintain relationships with their families before both of their freedom was taken right before their eyes, there was a little difference with Shyima situation because she was born with her mother, but right before her eyes it was taken from her. Which leads us to the second common theme that both the Slave Girl and the “Life story of Frederick Douglass” has in
The last way people treat is by limiting the thing that is said to people with mental illness. In Amy Bloom’s “Silver Water”, She demonstrates the idea that people with mental illness are treated and looked at different by most normal people; Once Rose was diagnosed with her mental illness her family acted different to her as she sent to many doctors who wouldn 't help her with this illness. In the beginning of the “Silver Water” the family learn that Rose has a mental illness and her parents have to make a decision to do with her. Her father who is a psychiatrist didn 't want to sent her away because he thought that there was nothing wrong with her but her mother see that there is something wrong with Rose. Rose’s parents get in the huge argument about what is happening to Rose but her father is in full denial “”She is going off” “What is that your professional Opinion?...I 'm sorry I didn 't mean to snap on you…have you talked to her””(1).
Abigail Williams was historically quite different from how she was depicted in The Crucible and yet her character remained faithful to the original. The real Abigail Williams was only a child of eleven years old at the time of the Salem Witch Trials, not a teenage girl seeking revenge in order to be with the man that she loves (“About Abigail Williams”). Williams was likely an orphan as she lived with her uncle. Not much is known about her parents or how she came to live with Reverend Parris (“The “Afflicted””). Her lack of a stable two parent home may have contributed to her psychological need for attention and her role as the foremost of the “targeted” and “harassed” accusing girls.
She never had anything explained to her because not only was rape taboo, a woman’s body was at the time as well. No one every explained to her how her body would grow and change, so in fear of her body changing she rushed into her first consensual sexual experience and ended up a teenage mother. Her options for work were limited and the expectations society had for her life were significantly more limited than her male counter parts. Like with Civil Rights, Maya Angelou was able to use her own experiences to add to the chant of women all across the United States of America fighting for women’s freedom and liberation. With this novel Maya Angelou showed just how capable, respectable, and intelligent a woman could be, even if a man was too blind to see it right in front of