Genogram and Ecomap Reflection Paper The story of my family laid out on paper with either scribbly lines or straight lines, symbols that represent death or sickness is beautiful and sad at the same time. Family is a complicated thing. It shapes us in so many ways, the patterns I was able to see on my genogram were interesting. The women on my mother’s side of the family have dealt with depression for generations. I only heard stories but my mother’s grandmother on her mother’s side was a cold and numb woman, especially cold mother, no affection was giving towards my grandmother which laid the foundation for how my grandmother would raise my mother and her two sisters, which eventually trickle down to me and how I handled the responsibility of motherhood.
The short stories, “I Stand Here Ironing” and “The Yellow Wallpaper” are both stories told by women who felt that their responsibilities as a mother were
A key aspect of any novel or story is the way the characters interact and feel towards everything. In John Steinbeck’s, “Of Mice and Men”, the characters tend to give off the effect of loneliness and the feeling of isolation throughout the novel. The main characters that give off the effect of loneliness and the feeling of isolation are Curley’s wife, Crooks, and George. They’ve been truly alone, if not in mind then in body.
Daisy is a good example of a girl living according to her parents’ and other people’s rules. She never was able to live how she wanted to, even when she became a grown-up woman. Jordan Baker and other women know that and see that: “Wild rumors were circulating about her - how her mother had found her packing her bag one winter night to go to New York and say
The Fault in our Stars Held prisoner by the cancer flooding her lungs with fluid Hazel has lost her ability to interact with people, Hazel is lost to her books and herself, feeling guilty. She is aware that there is nothing she did to cause the cancer but she only tries to decrease the pain she believes that she is somehow causing her family. She gives in to death and gives up rather than make a profound impact on the people around her. She begins to explain this as she narrates “Late in the winter of my seventeenth year, my mother decided I was depressed, presumably because I rarely left the house, spent quite a lot of time in bed, read the same book over and over, ate infrequently, and devoted quite a bit of my abundant free time thinking about death,” Green, p.78. She realizes that she spends precious time obsessing about death, she is wasting her life grieving about something she cannot control, predict or change.
Phoebe Internal and external In the novel “Walk Two Moons” by Sharon Creech, Phoebe faces internal and external conflict that change Phoebe and her life forever. First Phoebe tries to make up ways that someone forced her Mrs.Winterbottom to leave instead of realizing Mrs.Winterbottom left without telling her or any of her family. Next Phoebe finds her mom and the lunatic kissing on the bench at Mike's school. Finally Mrs.Winterbottom brings mike home and Phoebe finds out she has a half brother.
The thimble in the passage plays an important role in depicting the relationship between Annie and her mother. “Inside, however, the thimble that weighed worlds spun around and around; as it spun, it bumped up against my heart, my chest, my stomach, and whatever it touched felt as if I had been scorched there” (Page 101). Jamaica King uses the stylistic technique of a metaphor (when comparing Annie’s sadness inside to a thimble) to show how Annie is feeling, which helps show the relationship between her and her mother. The thimble is a result of Annie’s sadness regarding her mom. Ever since they have been spending less time together, sadness has built up inside of Annie.
Charlotte Bronte, author of Jane Eyre, alludes a young orphan girl who becomes involved in the government as an adult. Jane feels she does not have any say in the house of Bessie, they would shun her and she was not able to say a word. The author Bronte creates many allusions that foreshadows the story of Jane, Throughout the story Bronte utilizes descriptive details to foreshadow the story. Imagery that is seen in this novel is when Jane was wandering off outside since she finished having her dinner. "the cold winter wind had brought with it clouds so somber and a rain so penetrating, that the further outdoor exercise was now out of the question.
Ellen Toliver changed a lot throughout the book from beginning of the book to the end. One example was that in the beginning of the Ellen wants to be invisible. The evidence for this claim is when on Page 27 Ellen Says”I wish I could be invisible. I wish I could watch everything and nobody can see me. ”However,at the end of the book Ellen is fine with not being invisible.
There. I lived there” (Cisneros 5). Her response, synonymous to the shame commonly felt by many individuals affected by poverty, illustrates her humiliation by relating it to her house. Esperanza again demonstrates her unease with her house and neighborhood when she states, “I don’t belong. I don’t ever want to come from here” (Cisneros 106).
Like many before her, she carried her poverty into adulthood, doing odd jobs with periods of homelessness and hunger. But more disturbing is that poverty is now starting to take its toll on her children, especially her eldest daughter. Metcalf says she recently tried to run away from home in the middle of the night.” This article appeals to emotion by focusing on metcalf and her story.
After a couple of months Abby Borden noticed that her jewelry and about forty dollars was stolen from the house. Both Lizzie and Emma denied having any acknowledgement of how this could have happened. The maid at the time was with Mrs. Borden the entire day and could not have committed the theft. The police began to investigate on the matter, however they were quickly dismissed by Mr. Borden’s request to drop all charges. However hatred still was high among the two girls and Mrs. Borden.
It was raining; she was home alone since her mother left her father and her father had started working more. She remembered ending her exoskeleton and giving her small details like the color of her eyes, her height, which was the same as Keda’s at the time and giving her a voice. When she had finished, she grabbed Sonia’s suit and carefully put it on her. When she was activated, she was scared and didn’t know where she was. (She was given human-like emotions.)
Dear Mr Arthur Birling and Mrs Sybil Birling The time in which I was working in your household was a very pleasant period of my life. However by the time you read this letter I would have packed my bags and not working as the Birlings maid anymore.
Theme for “Lusus Naturae” Rejection can make one feel alone, helpless, and out of place, and it’s a feeling that can make someone feel like they are no good, or that they aren’t worthy of a good life. All throughout the story, we are given examples of how the young girl is shamed and rejected. She was never accepted for who she was and this made her do things, sometimes extreme to help out her family. She knew she would never fit in, and her actions proved just that.