Head of the house, Lady Tremaine, has sharp, aggressive facial features. She possesses an angular face which is perfectly paired with her monster-like, evil green eyes. Maniacal and wicked, Lady Tremaine is the orchestrator of Cinderella’s abuse. Unlike their mother, stepsisters Drizella and Anastasia did not inherit their mother’s intimidating beauty. The stepsisters have a goofy look with enormous mouths and slouched posture.
In the reminiscent short story ‘Celia Behind Me’, author Isabel Huggan paints a vivid picture of Elizabeth, the speaker and primary focal point of the story, advertising her as a notch under all the other kids, making her desperate for validation and acceptance from her peers. Her frenzied attempts at popularity conduce her to do and make barbaric comments, instilling the main idea of Huggan’s story, that the fear of not being liked has the ability to bring out the worst in young, vulnerable youth. “I could bash your head in I hate you so much, you fart!” Elizabeth’s vitriolic tone and cruel vocabulary towards the inferior, other odd-kid-out, Celia, delineates her as an insensitive, malicious little girl. Huggan characterizes Elizabeth and voices her inherent thoughts and feelings throughout the unorthodox tale. By adopting phrases like “my mother” and “I turned nine” she displays that it’s her perspective when she nastily describes Celia, using adjectives such as “bland and stupid and fruitlike.” Huggan takes advantage of this first person viewpoint to give her readers a better apprehension of Elizabeth and her reasoning behind her decisions.
Celia is a newcomer who desperately wants to be apart of Hilly’s club, but finds herself unwelcomed. Using her character allowed Stockett to show viewers that discrimination was not only between opposite races. During this time period difference was alienated and shunned. Those whom were unlike others or had different opinions were treated unfairly. Unlike the other Caucasian women in town, Celia wasn’t born in high society.
Cathy can be nice and do good actions, but only with a selfish reason behind it, which shows how Steinbeck portrayed distorted evil in a woman and how this façade is all revealed and hated. Catherine Ames, is a peculiar case of one of John Steinbeck’s most evil characters. Born to Mr. and Mrs. Ames, Cathy is introduced to the readers as an individual that came to this
Throughout Chinese Cinderella, Adeline is abused by her parents and siblings. Frequently, she is verbally abused by her siblings by being called many rude names. “‘You don't know because you are stupid!’” (Mah 14). This quotes Big Sister calling Adeline stupid for something she didn't know the answer to. It is important because it gives evidence that Adeline is abused and treated unfairly at home, though most people outside the family do not sense that at all.
Another prominent part of Esperanza's personality is the trust she has in others. This is one of Esperanza's weaknesses as an individual because it allows her to be gullible and vulnerable. In 'Cathy Queen of Cats' Esperanza's gullibility is obvious when Cathy tells Esperanza that "...[her] father will have to fly to France one day and find her...cousin...and inherit the family house. How do I know this is so? She told me so.".
“Her mother went scuffling around the house in old bathroom slippers…”( paragraph 11). Connie’s mother is an image of the future Connie doesn't want -the life of a domestic housewife. Lastly, you can see that Connie has a love-hate relationship with her other, with whom she identifies, but at the same time she has to distance herself from her mother in order to establish her independence; “Sometimes, over coffee, they were almost friends, but something would come up – some vexation that was like a fly buzzing suddenly around their heads – and their faces went hard with contempt.” ( Paragraph
Ordinary World Cinderella was once a cherished and pampered daughter of a wealthy man. However, after her mother’s death her father married once again. Soon after the marriage her father to passed away leaving Cinderella to live with her wicked stepmother and two step sisters. Although, she has been through troubled times Cinderella remains positive about her life, while she is constantly stuck at home cleaning. Cinderella represents anyone who is alone and misunderstood, however, she wants to achieve her goal of a happy marriage.
BEST PARAGRAPH At the beginning of Oates story, Connie is viewed as a young girl with no cares in the world except for the idea of having physical beauty. Joyce Carol Oates wrote that Connie would “look right through her mother” because “she knew she was pretty and that was everything” (323). By including this, Connie is seen as a self-centered girl who only wants people to speak to her if she will make sure they drown her in compliments. She refuses to retaliate to her mother because her mother just doesn’t understand the “hardships” she has to go through to look attractive. The idea of blocking everyone out helped Connie build her self-confidence.
On a warm day, my beautiful daughter was on her own cleaning the kitchen floor. She would always get abused by her stepmother, Lucinda. Cinderella was a very nice and mature young lady. She was always well mannered, clean, and helpful. My daughter wanted to go to the ball to see the prince that she met in the forest.