As an experienced maid who comes from generations of slaves and housemaids, she takes great pride in her job. She describes her life as “Taking care a white babies,” “along with all the cooking and the cleaning” (Stockett, 7). =, it seems as though Aibileen allows her job to take over her entire life. In order to compensate for a white mothers’ lack of care for her children, Aibileen is shown to be caring to her charges. She refers to Mae Mobley as “my special girl” and “Baby girl”, which shows a maternal affection for her employer’s
As a reader this chapter allows for puzzle pieces to fall into place. Along with the response the first chapter that Orleanna spoke to I believe the final chapter speaks to the readers and answers the questions that were running through the back of our minds. This novel can be read as a political AND religious allegory. Everyone in the Price family viewed their religion differently. They each interpreted things differently, and saw things that the others may not.
“Practice, Practice, Practice. Squeeze, Squeeze, Squeeze.“ This is what the protagonist, Lupe Medrano says in, “The Marble Champ,” by Gary Soto. Lupe is very determined to become good at marbles. She does this by being very hard-working and staying confident in herself through the whole process while not giving up at the same time. The most important reason Lupe is determined to become good at marbles is because she is very hard-working and practices a lot so she can get better at it.
Now I 've twice that many at a speed that would make the devil curse. I´m worn out Amelia, Were all worn out. (91)¨ Betsy pointed out how long the hours were at the factory and that everyone is tired and worn out. The petition would let the children working in the factories have reasonable hours. Brigid, a new worker at the factory, is being taught how to work the loom with the reluctant assistance of Lyddie.
Annie Dillard made this essay not only to entertain you with her usage of analogies, but to persuade you to work hard be humble. In the text Dillard says, "It's hard work doing something with your life." Even in the first sentence Dillard explains that attempting to be successful is hard work. From what Annie Dillard has told in her essay talent has nothing to do with your success it is all a matter of hard work. Annie Dillard is a phenomenal writer and has really persuaded me to work harder at my craft.
Lessons can be learned either through mistakes or from history. When history is passed down it is usually written as a story, and in stories, lessons are found in themes. Out of the many important themes found in T.H. White’s The Once and Future King, there are three themes that were the most captivating and intriguing. White uses a variety of ways to present the theme to his readers, one of which was to use his characters to symbolize a specific theme, as Guenevere represents the theme on how committing adultery can have serious consequences, Lancelot is an example of why a reason to kill doesn’t justify killing, and Merlin’s story shows how events already decided by fate cannot be altered.
My interviewee is a fifty-three-year-old, white female named Kat Smith. Kat is the mother of two daughters and has been married to her husband for twenty-five years. She is a stay at home mom and lives a comfortable middle class lifestyle. Kat was diagnosed with at age forty-nine with uterine fibroids that resulted in a total hysterectomy. Previously Kat had lived in extreme pain for over fifteen years, she expected that something was wrong, however, the doctors that were treating Kat did not order an ultrasound and attributed her pain to her menstrual cycle.
Many significant examples of symbolism can be found in "The Lottery by Shirley Jackson", "We Wear The Mask" by Paul Lawrence Dunbar, "Richard Cory" by Edwin Arlington Robinson, and "The Mirror" by Sylvia Plath. The symbols in each of these stories are very relevant in today’s world, and are similarly applied in many other stories and poems throughout history. The mask especially, when pertaining to human nature, the mirror symbolizing introspectiveness and self-exploration, as well as Richard Cory representing the damaged and distraught one percent, the black box that represents fate and evil, along with Old Man Warner and his old world values that he can’t let go, and the mirror symbolizing introspectiveness and self-exploration. Each symbol is used in an intelligent and methodical way by the author in order to capture the reader and relate their stories to past and present-day
Jalen Wheelock Mrs. Beck ENC 1102 6 March 2017 Evil Is Everywhere In all types of writing authors and poets use several literary devices in order to deliver a message or create a theme in their writing. The use of these literary devices along with tropes helps the readers to understand the central idea of the passage, poem, or narrative. In the story of Goodman Brown, he is faced with a series of events that influences the reader to dig deeper and find the allegory in the story. Nathanial Hawthorne uses diction and symbolism in order to create the allegory that evil is everywhere and will lie in even the deepest parts of a religion that follows God. Throughout the story Hawthorne uses diction to create the allegory that tells the readers there
She married a free black man. When she decamped, she spent 10 years helping the underground railroad, spent a day in Combahee River Raid, ---- years in Nursing 54th Mass, and spent most of her life, 50 years of it, care-giving. So, what was Harriet's greatest achievement? Harriet Tubman’s greatest achievement was the Underground Railroad while her other accomplishments were significant.