Faced with repeated failure and the example of Waverly, a true prodigy, Jing-mei feels bombarded by disappointment. As a result, she rebels partially as a mental defense mechanism. By determining to fail intentionally, she attempts to shield herself from true failure. From her perspective, failures by choice represent only successes in her goal. Overall, feeling trapped and defenseless, Jing-mei transforms into a rebellious child to create her own identity and to shield herself from further
There was no reliable information she found from Grose and from school about Miles behavior, but she thinks she found ‘horrible proofs’ which is undisclosed. Governess’s unusual encounter with Miss Jessel was untrue because to be believed by Grose she said Flora saw Jessel and said ‘No for the God’s sake don’t! She’ll say she isn’t - she’ll lie!’ 45 why she hesitated not clear.
She spent her time as a teenager trying to control her harsh temper as to not hurt the ones she loves. The author depicts this internal struggle when Jo goes to her mother for help saying, “It’s my dreadful temper! I try to cure it; I think I have and then it breaks out worse than ever” (Alcott 100). As the story progresses, both her and her mother notice improvements and are quite proud. Later in the story she fights with Laurie on the grounds that at this point in her life, she is independent and feels as if she doesn’t need or want love whatsoever.
Amy is extremely stubborn to the point that she doesn’t realize it. Beth caught a contagious disease known as scarlet fever, which is life-threatening and can be caught easily. Josephine and Margaret had already caught it when they were younger, but Amy hadn’t, so the sisters decided to send Amy to Aunt March’s house. When they told her that she can not stay at home and must leave as soon as possible, she refused and insisted on staying. She was then convinced, after Laurie had promised her that he will visit her every day(Alcott 195).
... the next thing I knew, I was back in my room, possessed by a dreadful suspicion that he had caused her death.” (Harwood 117). The power and control over Rosina and her actions is portrayed by her father. When her father unemotionally tells her that her sister is dead, she cannot help but think that he killed her, and fears that the same may happen to her.
In fact, it gets every character further away from happiness. ‘The combination of restlessness and resentment puts them on the path to the tragedy at the end of the book.” (Wulick 113). Gatsby tries to use his money and get Daisy and that fails. He ended up dying because of an affair that Tom was having.
Relentless and obedient is what makes Macbeth who she is. She will do everything in her power for her husband to gain the same status she has and “Yet do I fear thy nature/ It is too full o’th’ milk of human kindness/ To catch the nearest way. Thou wouldst be great,/Art not without ambition, but without/
Jones is full of rage once he realizes Lutie does not want to be with him and contemplates how he can get back at her. His vengeful self is revealed as he proceeds to try to get Bub in trouble with the law and succeeds, impacting Lutie in a way that leaves her in hysterical tears. Bub being taken away from her was her worst fear that came to life because of someone else’s hatred for her. The final characters that affected Lutie’s life were Boots Smith and Junto. Junto held the key to her success in the palm of his hand but refused to help her unless she agreed to be with him.
Even after Jack and Rosie became close David disliked his father and didn’t want to be around him (246). This shows how even when the discrimination is gone it stays inside people and they cannot forgive the people that
and she chose her father over Hamlet. Moreover she spies on Hamlet for the King and her dad, which again is a form of betrayal to Hamlet. In addition she knew it will hurt Hamlet but she does anyways, which makes it even worse. Lastly, Hamlet is mentally wounded as his mother marries his uncle, “Within a month, Ere yet the salt of most unrighteous tears”(1,2,l154-155). Therefore he thinks that his mother is fake and he lacks trust in her now, which leads him into isolation.
Beginning with a group of teenage girls wanting to put the blame on others ending it escalating beyond control. They were accused to be witches so needed to shift the fingers from themselves to others. Therefore making it an endless cycle of pointing fingers that was not necessary but they had to bring someone down with them apparently. How could anyone prove their spirit was not torturing that person? Most people were actually innocent, I doubt they were truly delving into the devil 's work but the accused were no way able to prove innocence making most just admit to being witches, just to stop the persecution torture.
Another thing she does constantly is not let her brother do things alone. Jem would want to go do things alone, but Scout would say “no, I 'm comin’ with you”. Scout is a vital part of to Kill a Mockingbird not only because she is the point of view, but the book would be boring without her even as a supporting role. She is this prominent because of her personality and assertiveness.
Everyone has to deal with coming of age but it happens differently for everyone. It could be having to learn to be independent or learning that no one is perfect. In To Kill a Mockingbird, by Harper Lee shows off the theme of coming of age pretty well. The book tells a story of a young girl 's life and how some things aren’t as you imagine them. She always thought one of her neighbors was a creepy old man who never comes out of his house
He loses the relationship with his family and takes out his emotions on his son. Many others are affected by this death as well, such as Antoine’s grandmother. She knows something no one else does and that prevents her from speaking. Antoine states “I could see it in her eyes. That pain and desire to tell us the truth.
Another character is Connie’s mother. Connie and her mother argue and bicker on a regular basis. She seems to be constantly getting after Connie "Stop gawking at yourself, who are you? You think you’re so pretty?” (Oates 308).