In the play ‘A Doll’s House’ by Henrik Ibsen, the role of macaroons play a major role as they represent Nora’s dishonest behavior towards Torvald. Nora is completely a different person in front of Torvald; however, she tries to shield things that she does which Torvald doesn’t like. In reality, their marriage seems to be falling apart as she is not happy being with her husband as he tells her not to have macaroons, as the macaroons will damage her teeth and destroy her beauty. The macaroons present image of Nora’s longing to be liberated. She wants to have her own personality and will to live a life where no one stops her from doing what she gets pleasure from.
Moments later Portia (someone from her makeup crew) appears with a large man, Plutarch Heavensbee. Plutarch is the new head games maker and he asks Peeta if he can take Katniss for a dance, Peeta reluctantly says yes. Katniss and Plutarch go and dance while conversing. Plutarch pulls out a gold stopwatch that randomly shows a mocking jay. This catches Katniss' eye and she asks about it, Plutarch seemed really suspicious when Katniss brought it up and he wished Katniss good luck and left.
An example of this is Curley and his wife’s relationship. From the moment Curley’s wife was introduced, the reader got an idea about their poor relationship. Her bad relationship with Curley is shown when she says, “I don’t like Curley. He ain’t a nice fella” (Steinbeck 89). The reader learns that she only married Curley out of spite toward her mother, and they truly do not love each other.
In the novel ‘of mice and men’ taking place in the time period of the great depression, two men desperately seeking for jobs after being fired from their last one due to an unfortunate accident. They secure a job at a ranch in soledad where they wish to raise up enough money to achieve their dreams. The ranch is made up with lots of loneliness and solitude. Many characters show examples of loneliness and how it affects them including George, Lennie, Curley 's wife, Candy, and Crooks. Steinbeck teaches us that life is not easy or happy without a companion to talk to.
after reading the two plays ; you realize that Troy and Othello find it hard to trust women that demonstrate emotional commitment. Which are Rose the wife of Troy and Desdemona the wife of Othello. Desdemona have shown her loyalty toward Othello, She sacrificed everything to be with him, She has shown commitment and care for him. Nevertheless, He still can't show a little faith and be able to pledge to Desdemona in a way the cancel doubt and insecurities. However, He believes that she may leave him and not act loyal towards him.
After reading the novel The Secret Life of Bees, it would be easy to think that the main theme is discrimination or family, but in reality it is actually focused on the toll that mental illness takes on a family. The protagonist of this novel, Lily Owens, has always had a troublesome life. Both her parents, Terrence Owens, also known as T. Ray, and Deborah Fontanel are ridden with illness, sadly caused from each other. Lily also meets a new family in this novel after running away from her cruel father who abuses her. This family is also dealing with mental illness.
The “Yellow Wallpaper” describes the mentality of men of nineteenth century when the women had no rights of a citizen and she was limited to home and upbringing of children. This short story “The Yellow Wallpaper” revolves around a sick wife who is suffering from the nervous breakdown and her physician asks her to take some bed rest but her husband John who is also a physician, does not take the advice of her wife Gilman’s physician, serious and ask everyone that there is nothing with her wife, she is quite well and her wife is performing just dramatic actions. This short story takes place in the times of great change, and it was a time when women were oppressed by the men and a men dominance society was prevailing there. At that time women
"Resurrecting Mingus" is about a young woman named Mingus Janay Browning who is lost in a world full of lust, spite, vengeance, oblivion. She is a single 29-year-old lawyer who has her life well-balanced until her older sister Eva who reveals to Mingus that their father, Carl, has indeed been cheating on their mother Ellie. Mingus could not believe that her father had an affair behind her mother 's back after thirty-five years of marriage. She decides to pursue speaking to Ellie about the situation, whom she is not very close with compared to Ellie. When she speaks to her mother she urges her to file for a divorce.
Running with Scissors: A Synopsis Augusten Burroughs’ Running with Scissors is a memoir retelling Burroughs’ rather eventful life between the ages of nine and seventeen. The story begins with a description of his mother, Deirdre, getting ready in the bathroom to leave for the night. Burroughs expresses the feelings of abandonment that he often faces when she leaves, and as the story unfolds, he reveals his father’s alcoholism as well as the constant, usually violent, arguments that take place between the two of them. Soon enough, his parents divorce and his mother, mentally-ill, begins seeing a psychiatrist named Dr. Finch. In order to stay protected from his father, Burroughs is eventually forced to move in with Dr. Finch, who later becomes his legal guardian; meanwhile, his mother stays elsewhere.
A poor girl with food stamps and embarrassed of herself. A slip up in a game causes her psychiatric visits for a year her mental health not being well questionable at best. She bonds with a girl named Heidi and they become friends but Dina hears Heidi's declaration of loving woman. This leads to her struggle with her own sexuality. Dr. Raeburn, her physiatrist would ask about her life as he asked about her parents she responded "my father was a dick and my mother seemed to like him" then Raeburn asked about her dad and she responded "I hate my father almost as much as I hate the word dad.
Jenifer describes being fearful of her step father’s outbursts and made a concussions decision to marry a man that was not this way. Jenifer describes not feeling right since her move to Maine. She says that she is unmotivated, tiered, cries often, and feels hopeless. While she feels this way when asked she says that she does not want to harm herself but does state that sometimes wants to fall asleep and not wake up. Jenifer did undergo Psychiatric evaluation and was diagnosed with Major depression, that is why we are all here today.