After quite some time, Alphonso wanted her instead of her pretty sister Nettie to marry a man they known only as Mister but with a real name of Albert. Her sufferings continued as Mister treated her as a slave, beaten her often, and treated unlikely as a wife. Her husband also have a mistress named Shug Avery by which the photographs she saw. Her sister Nettie tried living with them but manage to leave due to the advances of Mister. Mister’s sister named Kate felt sorry for Celie’s fate and encouraged her to fight Mister.
In the novel Their Eyes Were Watching God, Zora Neale Hurston explains the journey of Janie, the main character,who struggles to find her independence and a place where she feels comfortable. She undertakes a bold journey to find her own self. She goes through several relationships, thinking they would somehow fulfill her life, but all fail because Janie does not feel content or the relationship leads to the death of a spouse. In the end, Janie uses her desire for power and independence for freedom to reveal that she does not need an unpleasant relationship to fulfill and appreciate her search for her true self. First, Janie struggles with her relationship with her first husband, Logan.
A family of four lived in Africa,father was seeing as a goddess to the people. But the twist was the children and mother has been getting beaten. In the middle the father only sister comes to the rescue to try to save them. Take them away from all the negative for a while. In the end he was killed slowly by the mama.
The book is basically telling a young Black African American that you can survive in this world she is saying that “If i can do it than you can to”. Then to Introduce the antagonist in the book Harpo is the mean father of the children and he doesn’t approve of nettie getting married to Alfonso. So Celie and her sister’s try to change his mind. But he said that he wouldn’t Alphonso refuses to let Nettie marry, instead
Celie’s father is approached suddenly by Mister, who proposes to marry his daughter youngest daughter Nettie. Celie’s father rejects the offer but insists that he marry Celie instead. He warns that she is ugly and has had two children, but can help him care for his children and home. Mister accepts Celie as his wife and she returns to his home. Throughout their marriage, Celie continues to face violence including physical abuse and rape.
By using a variety of diverse characters, Alice Walker breaks the restrictions of traditional male and female gender roles. On page 39 of the novel a female character, Sofia, declares, “All my life I had to fight. I had to fight from my daddy. I had to fight from my brothers. I had to fight my cousins and uncles.
An Account from the Slave Trade : Love Story of Jeffrey and Dorcas is a story about two slaves and Jeffrey a 23 year old guy that fell in love with Dorcas , he wanted to have kids with her and get married , but that didn 't go as planned. Jeffrey and Dorcas had told their loves they even exchanged their simple vows and they betrothed. Jeffrey then went to his master and asked the master if he could buy Dorcas ,but the master couldn 't buy Dorcas because she was going to be sold with 4 other people and he didn 't want to buy all he just wanted to buy her , so then Jeffrey stated " I love Dorcas , young master , I love her , she say she loves me , and I know she does. De good lord knows I love her better than I loves anyone in the wide world never can love another woman." The story about Wesley Harris is not as interesting as Jeffrey and Dorcas story , but it is a great story.The story is about a man named Wesley Harris that escaped from slavery to get to gettysburg , but unfortunately that didn 't quite happen as good as he wanted but he did escape.
This pattern affects the story because without the bird Ashputtle would be lost. The gods have different emotions for Psyche some hate her and others guide her,“Next venus returned to the banquet of the gods.” (Benson 846).The gods are the symbols in the story that guides Psyche to what she needs to do and helps her through Venus disliking her. Venus did not like Psyche and others like Ceres who helped her and really was a symbol in the story that guided her to what she needs to do. Cupid is so in love with her he disobeys his mother and pricks himself. Psyche does not realize and doesn't trust the beast she couldn't see.
In this book the social worker is very reluctant to as what's going on. She always tries to give Barbra the benefit of doubt, even though its not whats right for Dawn. Cathy calls Ruth trying to get better conditions for dawn. Everytime Ruth just says, “Well let’s give Barbra a call and let her know whats going on”(Glass 65). Ruth is really hard to like especially when we as reader see what's really going on with Dawn and what she's going through.
Edna has found her new found freedom by moving out of her big house she shared with her husband into a smaller house for herself. She is still trapped by her feeling s for Robert. He comes to visit her for the last time; Edna leaves Robert at her house and told him to wait for her. When she got back, Robert wasn’t there and left her a note, “I love you. Good-by –because I love you.” (Chopin, p148) which caused Edna to commit suicide because she realized she was not happy without her kids and society wouldn’t accept her because she left her husband.
For instance when Yolanda was in boarding school she met a boy name Rudy Elmhurst who she started seeing for quite a while. Their relationship ended in frustration however because Yolanda refused to have sex with him for months. Sex which was seen as taboo in Dominican culture was a cultural norm in the 60’s for Americans. This clash of culture and Yolanda not truly being able to fit in with one specific culture ruined her chances at what could have been a wonderful relationship. Also when Yolanda returns to the island 20 years after her family originally moved she is teased by her aunts and cousins about the way she looks.
Kolter McLaughlin Skeeter is 22 years old with a father that works at the cotton plantation. Wanting to be a writer, but her mother thinks otherwise, saying “you should find a guy and become a wife”. With her thoughts of what her mother wants and what she wants, she goes out with some friends and finds Stuart (the Senator’s son). As soon as Stuart finds out about Skeeter’s learnings in Civil Rights, he ends his relationship rather quickly saying he needs a break. Eugenia Skeeter Phelan is a great writer and a fantastic, wonderful, and mesmerizing person who is willing to work to help the black people in the society during the Jim Crow laws.
Not only was she an abolitionist, but a women’s rights activist. Being separated from her family starting at an early age, she moved around farm to farm until she resided on the property of John Dumont at West Park, New York. This would probably be the starting point of her legacy. It was there were she first learned english, and met her first love with a slave from a neighboring farm. However their love story did not end happily, as they were forbidden to marry.
Aminata wanted to be with him, she wanted him to be free, but he wasn’t. She was skeptical every time he came around, wanting to know how long he could stay and when he could return. Their marriage lasted years without communication; May found her mother years after being stolen away; Aminata returned to Africa.