As a result Mulan proves to Kingston that women can do anything men can. In reality, Kingston does not know how to face her mother, who repeatedly crushes her dreams of becoming who she wants to be. Brave Orchid even makes fun of her own daughter for trying to follow her dreams. Kingston looks up to Mulan to determine how to face her problems of the Chinese culture. Kingston learns that in order go against the cultural norms, she must first go against her mother, the main cause for her suffering in America.
The photographs offered a clear view of emotion on looking through their eyes to the photos. Detective Len Fenerman having her photo and along with other victims in his wallet represents his failure find the murders, along with feeling he failed in finding the murders and trying to love Abigail, bring him in the end to write “Gone, he wrote on each one of them. He would no longer wait for a date to mark an understanding of who or why or how. He would never understand all the reasons why his wife had killed herself. He would never understand how so many children went missing”(Sebold,2002, p. 60).
Another example happens when Marilyn learns about the protocol from Barton. “You're going to make me die and I didn't do anything to die for--I didn't do anything--”(4). Marilyn cries about how she hasn't done anything, but in reality she was the one who walked on the ship to see her brother who she would've seen in a year if she waited. Now she could never see him. She walked past the sign that said “UNAUTHORIZED PERSONNEL KEEP OUT,” absentmindedly not thinking about the true consequences of her actions.
In the story, Yeh-Shen, by Ai-Ling Louie which takes place in southern China, the reader learns what comes around goes around. For example, Yeh-Shen had no respect from her stepmother and stepsister, so at the end the prince love Yeh-Shen but is not allowing them to visit. “Not long after this, she, married the king. Because of the stepmother and stepsister treatment of Yeh-Shen, the king forbid them to come too he palace.” (pg. 3) The stepmother and stepsister most likely never thought of Yeh-Shen ever marrying the prince.
Kowalski had suspected the minuet Stella’s sister Blanche had walked in something wasn’t right about her. He felt as though as if she lost belle reve and family members had died that she should have some inherences. But Blanche claims there was no insurance so she spent all her money on funerals and the house was given up.
Although Gatsby and Daisy had a history, he cannot come in five years later and think he can win her back from another man. Fitzgerald puts in this quote "She never loved you, do you hear? She only married you because I was poor and she was tired of waiting for me. It was a terrible mistake, but in her heart, she never loved anyone except me" (130). This is the quote that gets Gatsby killed because once Daisy admits to Tom that she never loved him, he thinks that means that she still loves him, this why Gatsby takes the
Shakespeare, in the disastrous story of Romeo and Juliet, chose the theme of family. The family feud causes Romeo and Juliet to kill themselves with their love still a secret. If the two families hadn’t been fighting then Romeo and Juliet wouldn’t have had to keep their love a secret and they wouldn’t have had to fake Juliet’s death which lead to both of them really dieing. The two of the families fighting caused them to keep their love a secret and eventually their deaths, which all started with family. The two kids died with their families still fighting and the story ending and
The word “ghost” has a different connotation depending on which mentioned perspective. Remembered ghosts live like gods; receiving rewards for loyalty to their family’s echelon. They become part of the ancestors that watch the next generation and punish betrayers by having them homeless in the afterlife. Maxine hung onto the story afterwards and questioned the plot holes, showing her mother’s expectations of her fearing the story and acting in accordance to it did not succeed. For Maxine, the Chinese culture proffers ghosts and fabrication while the American culture offers materiality.
The reader is able to witness the first signs of disloyalty when Winston abandons his mother and sister after stealing their chocolate. In Winston’s dreams of his mother Orwell writes, “His mother’s memory tore at his heart because she had died loving him, when he was too young and selfish to love her in return, and because somehow, he did not remember how she had sacrificed herself to a conception of loyalty that was private and unalterable (pg. 30).” Winston agrees to divorce his wife after he finds out she can no longer bear children; consequently, he has an affair with a woman named Julia and shares with her his thoughts of having a strong desire to throw his wife off a cliff for the sake of oppression. Marriage is a commitment of loyalty which should be threaded throughout a marriage in all circumstances. He also shows serious signs of disloyalty toward Julia after they are interrogated by the government.
After her house was destroyed by attackers, she gave birth, then killed herself and the baby in a well. Lucy Mae becomes pregnant by a married man who has other kids. She believes that if she tells the man, he won’t love her anymore because he sees her as his “property”. While in “No Name Woman” there was no proof, the reader could infer that there was no way it was her husband’s child. Although, Lucy Mae wasn’t criticized on her pregnancy, mainly because nobody knew, it was her thoughts that controlled her action to get an