In Gary Soto’s short story ‘Growing Up,” the main character, Maria, says, “‘I know, I know. You’ve said that a hundred times,’ she snapped.” Maria is acting ungrateful because she doesn’t want to go on vacation with her family and she is arguing with her father about it instead of being grateful for what she has. Being grateful is feeling or showing an appreciation of kindness and being thankful. In the story Maria argues with her father about not wanting to go on vacation with her family and claims that she is old enough to stay home by herself. Maria is trying to grow up too fast and she put her family to the side instead of being grateful.
She was so moved by her reception that she wept before her audience. The show was a huge success and marked Baker’s comeback to the stage. In April 1975,to celebrate 50 years since her debut Josephine Baker performed at the Bobino Theater in Paris, in the first of a series of performances celebrating the anniversary. Numerous celebrities were in attendance, including Sophia Loren and Princess Grace of Monaco, who had been a dear friend to Baker for years. Just days later, on April 12, 1975, Baker died in her sleep of a cerebral hemorrhage at the age of 69.
In both short stories, Shower Songs and Xenia, the authors are caregivers to a loved one and each use multiple forms of emotional language. In Shower Song the author Brian Trapp is giving his twin brother with cerebral palsy a bath for the last time. Trapp uses a silly song to help him get through the difficult task. Xenia is about Karen Babine mother going through chemo and receiving xenia or hospitality from strangers bringing meals to her home. Her mother extends hospitality to a stranger on her last day of chemo.
Being a mistress to Rochester in addition to being financially and socially inferior to him prompts her to leave him. When a new suitor, St. John, proposes to Jane, she again rejects the marriage. This time, it 's because St. John plainly states that Jane would be subordinate to him as a missionary 's wife. Jane soon leaves St. John too. It 's only when Jane is fortified financially through an inheritance and socially by newly discovered family that Jane marries a blind and crippled Mr. Rochester.
In Shakespeare’s Hamlet, Hamlet struggles to cope with his late father’s death and his mother’s quick marriage. In Act 1, Scene 2, King Claudius, Queen Gertrude, and Hamlet are all introduced. Hamlet has just finished publicly speaking with his mom and the new king, and after he is interrupted by his good friend Horatio, who reveal the secret about King Hamlet’s ghost. Hamlet’s soliloquy is particularly crucial because it serves as his initial characterization, revealing the causes of his anguish. Hamlet’s grief is apparent to the audience, as he begins lamenting about the uselessness of life.
The couple stage a conversation about their situation, and they end up agreeing to marry the next day. Romeo initiates the wedding conversation by stating, "The exchange of thy love's faithful vow for mine." (p.514). Their brief conversation ends with the arrival of the nurse, and them planning their vows. As a result, all of the drama that occurred in the play was able to be realized.
Stanley, Stella’s husband, was not fond of Blanche. Because of this he hires someone to look into her past to see if she was who she was saying she was. While doing so Stanley encounters the ugly truth about Blanche’s past which she had been trying so hard to hide from her sister and Mitch, a man she was seeing and hoping to get married to. Never the less when Stanley exposed who she really was to Mitch he found her unfit and too filthy to introduce to his mother so he ended things. All of that was not enough for Stanley; he wanted Blanche gone so he bought her a bus ticket for her birthday.
She sees weird creatures everywhere and gets very scared that she runs off. Charlotte thinks that she is pregnant but won’t tell her mother or anyone. The only one she thinks who can help is her father who left. Charlotte, therefore, drives away to Connecticut and stay at a random house. The family asks her about her own family but lies about who they are.
Who Holds The Power? M Butterfly written by David Henry Hwang is a play composed about a tragic story between an unbalanced relationship between two lovers. Renee Gallimard lived twenty years of lies; he allowed himself to live in a fantasy where he was with a perfect woman; someone who’s obedient and ready to yield to a man. However, in the back of Gallimard’s mind, he knew that his lover, Song Liling, was not actually the woman he projected to be, but was a man. Gallimard tried to live out his fantasy and idea of Song to fulfill his dreams.
Juliet, Lady and Lord Capulet’s only daughter needs to get married based on the parents deadline. Juliet being younger than fourteen years old was unexceriend in the real world and not getting what she deserves. Paris shows up to Capulet asking for Juliet’s hand in marriage, yet Capulet believes that they think it should be Juliet’s own decision. Capulet throws a feast with the beautiful ladies that live in Verona to show Paris he really does not love Juliet. Meanwhile on the streets Romeo Montague was depressed over Rosaline, because she wants to stay a virgin and not have children.
In 1965, a young couple in Canada, Ron and Janet Reimer, had two healthy twin boys. When the babies were eight months old, they went to have circumcisions performed. However, a freak accident occurred and baby Bruce Reimer’s penis was almost completely burned off by an electric machine. Bruce was badly injured and his parents were concerned how this accident would affect him in the future. One night while watching television in 1967, the parents saw hope when they saw Dr. John Money, a Harvard graduate and Ph.D. who was working out of John Hopkins, talk about success with sex change operations, and the how easily his patients were having with their new genders.