In the poem “forgiving my father”, Lucille Clifton writes of a young daughter reminiscing about her father’s recent death. The daughter talks about it being Friday, it being payday. She discusses her father and how he owed her and her dead mother money when really they just wanted him to be present. The daughter feels she has had no time with her father and she resents him for it. He was not present in her life and now he has passed away, leaving her with a yearning for something that she will never obtain.
By the end of the play, both Nora and Mrs. Linde have entered new phases in their lives. Nora has chosen to abandon her children and her husband because she wants independence from her roles as mother and doll-wife. And Mrs. Linde has chosen to abandon her independence to marry Krogstad and take care of his family. They have both chosen their own fates without any male influence whatsoever. In act three Mrs. Linde sits in the Helmers’ house, waiting for Krogstad in order to persuade him of retiring the letter (which affected Nora’s relationship by telling the truth about the money loan) from the letterbox, she suggests that they have “a great deal to talk about,” Mrs. Linde starts by saying that she felt the marriage was necessary for the sake of her brothers and mother but regrets having ignored her heart, which told her to stay with Krogstad.
29) In this quotation, Wharton highlights the fact that Ethan is unhappy with his original decision to marry Zeena. When Ethan asks Zeena to marry him, his desire for her is out of loneliness due to his mother’s death. Later on in the novel, however, Ethan realizes that he does not love Zeena and that he wants to begin a relationship with Mattie. Ethan has the choice to discard his true feelings, stay married to Zeena, and forget about Mattie. Despite this opportunity to avoid divorce and hardships, Ethan agrees to commit suicide together with Mattie in order for them to live happily in their afterlife together.
And how Nea deals with this events. This story is written with the immature and unreliable 12-year old perspective. These two sisters have grown together all through their life’s, creating a strong bound, and the fact that her family and a “old guy” is taking away her sister is something she can’t stand. In the end Nea believes that she is saving Sourdi from Mr.Chhay and her mother. 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.
The daughter feels like it's a world away from California. She also hasn’t seen her aunt since she was a baby so she feels like a stranger to her. However, her mother feels like moving her there for the summer would be good for her relationship. Also it would help her mom get her degree faster and they wouldn’t have to move anymore. To conclude the stories “ Confetti Girl” and “Tortilla Sun” had a lot of tension through the narrators and their parents.
Finally, in the third poem, her grandson dies. She throws questions more toward God on why he would remove her loved one from this earth so soon. Bradstreet is merely in depression, yet she finds courage at the end and believes that something good will be coming their way after the loss. In poems one and two about grandchildren, Elizabeth and Anne, Bradstreet shows a difference in her feelings. In
The significance of Kincaid’s title “The Estrangement” is to describe her deteriorating relationship with her mother. In the story, Kincaid explains how she stopped talking to her mother a few years before she died because she always made her feel like her accomplishments weren't good enough. Estrangement is the fact of no longer being on friendly terms or part of a social group and during the story Kincaid looked at her mother as a hero; but eventually developed resentment.For example, in the first sentence of the essay Kincaid said “ three years before my mother died, I decided not to speak to her again”. I think Kincaid’s essay does not have a thesis or claim; the entire story contradicts itself. In the beginning of the essay she talks
In the poem, “Daddy" by Sylvia Plath, the speaker, a young girl, shows herself as a victim who trying to once and for all set herself free from her “daddy 's” grasp. Though her daddy died when she was only 10 years old, the ghost of him still haunts her. In this poem the speaker creates a figurative image of her father, using strands of metaphors and analogies, to describe the relationship she, the speaker, had with her father. The girl in the poem seems to not know sincerely how to feel towards her father as she ends up going through this journey throughout the poem, discovering just who her father truly was. At a young age, the narrator viewed her father as this godly figure, to her, he was a “bag full of god”.
He refuses to finish his sentence until the end of the poem, compelling you to read forward . Although , from the historical and social perspective of today, we cannot fully empathize with the poem since the idea of that strong class system and Britains rule over the globe has vanished. On the other hand “Mother to Son” is a poem that the speaker is a mother who describes her hardships to her son by comparing her life to stairs. The main theme is for the poem "Mother to son." It's all about us making it until the end and never giving up because we can't see what's ahead.
Her beloved is very close to her, she still dreams about him, and acts as if she is speaking to someone alive, who stands aside. Ultimately, while her mood shifts, she wants her lover to relieve her sorrow, quench all her troubles as she is ‘frozen as a crystal’, she is also dead. Harnik hallucinates as well, even deeper, she speaks to her ‘grandson’ – unborn child of her son, she will never feel like grandmother never extend her family, but she wishes it so desperately. Harnik pretends the grandson speaks to her, she answers him ‘your father ‘was gone the wind of the mountain’, ‘he was carried off in a foreign land’, ‘he remained’. She hopes he died not vainly, but she can’t accept the political environment.
In the novel the Glass Castle Jeanette Walls learns from the mistakes of her parents that being successful in life depends of your characters and the choices you make in your life . Jeanette learns from her parents that if she doesn 't start thinking about her future at a young age , she’ll eventually be following the footsteps of her parents, and having an unpurposeful and an unrewarding lifestyle in her future. The Glass Castle suggests that in order to be successful in life you have to leave some things behinds and move on and that exactly what Jeannette Walls has done. Jeanette 's parents mistake was that they never thought about the future and always tried to enjoy the present. She chose to move away from her parents and live with her older sister and that decision she made was the main reason why she succeeded in life.
She used to get scholarships and get many awards. We wish, her to educate person and to achieve her goals, but she does not want to come and to study again. We try to change her mind but, finally we found about she is dating with a guy. Afterwards my parents and I knew about her boyfriend. My family did not want her to marry him, because of some important traditional and she is young too.
I believe that the most difficult part for Gonzales’ wife will be having an infant to raise alone, if Gonzales is deported. That is a life adjustment that, while she has done it twice before with her husband, is quite challenging to do solo. Also, if Domingo Gonzales were to be deported, each transition stage becomes alter, specifically for Torres. Duvall explains that one of the tasks for stage 8 (middle-aged parents) is to return focus to the couple’s relationship. How is Torres going to be able to focus on her relationship when her husband has been deported?
For many years, unauthorized immigrants have migrated to the United States looking for a better future for their families. Many immigrants bring their children to this journey looking for a better quality of life, but what they don 't know is that their kids are going to face many challenges like discrimination, not belonging, health issues and most important being undocumented. In the article “I Didn’t Ask to Come to This Country...I Was a Child: The Mental Health Implications of Growing Up Undocumented” written by Jeanne-Marie R. Stacciarini in the Journal of Immigrant &Minority Health. Stacciarini holds a Ph.D. and an RN in nursing and mental health and is well-known for publishing investigations on minority health. She mentions that “these
As youth age out of the foster system, they move into adulthood without connections or support. Many of the youth desire to further their education but no support, no health insurance, and no independent living skills. Imagine it’s your 18th birthday. You have been told that you have to move out of your house. You do not own anything,