In addition to the nurse having boundaries with Juliet, Juliet seeks affection and attention since she does not always receive it from her parents. Girls tend to experience more negative emotions due to family issues (). Manipulative parents destroy relationships with teenagers by not giving their children more independence nor respect. Juliet’s parents continually force Juliet to marry Paris, even when she clearly has no attraction towards him. (Kalish).
Lily Barton, the protagonist and main character of the novel, exemplifies how not being to do this makes it impossible for one to be accepted into the elite class. In fact, Lily’s unwavering stubbornness against bending her morales makes her unfit to even survive in the social hierarchy in which she is placed and is what ultimately what destroys her in the end. Lily realizes this is her fatal flaw and confesses to Gerty Farish after sinking into poverty saying, “‘I was never meant to be good.’” (Wharton 216). It this context, good means to be wealthy and part of the elite circle. She cannot constrain herself to the artificial behavior of those part of it.
I read this book not only because it was on a required reading list for one of my school classes, but also because it had been recommended to me by a friend a while ago. The book was an instant best-seller and was also one of the first mass-produced books in America. It's considered to be Hawthorne's masterwork. The main characters are the center of a story; they make the key decisions and experience the consequences of those decisions. Throughout America's bestselling writer, Nathaniel Hawthorne's novel The Scarlet Letter, we learn about the fascinating main characters.
Rosie goes against her mother, Lily, by getting a nose piercing. Lily thinks they look horrible, but Rosie doesn’t want to give her mother the satisfaction of doing what she’s told. This shows the idea of ‘teenage identity’ because Rosie is discovering herself and her likes and interests. 2 – Running Away Rosie and Asher run away to W.A. without telling anybody.
Firstly, Melinda shows that she is frightened because when wanted to tell him to stop, she was scared because he was older and she did not know what he would do to her. Melinda said: “NO I DON’T WANT TO! But I can’t spit it out”(135). He made her so nervous that she couldn’t tell him to stop harassing her. He was taking advantage of her because she was only thirteen and when she wanted to asked him to stop he did not let her.
Youth and inexperience fuel vivid daydreams in the young girl who feels inadequate. She sees her parents as unhappy, she doesn’t view herself as being attractive or worthy. Her fantasy life forms an escapism that suddenly gives her power and control. Sammy, on the other hand, is older and uses escapism to help him understand and cope with not only members of the opposite sex, but understanding the dynamics of society. It’s implied that Sammy doesn’t have any close friends or siblings that are women.
Pearl grew up in a very harsh society where others treated her as an outcast because of her mother’s mistake. Pearl was put in a situation where she has to mature quickly and she was a very intelligent girl. Pearl knows she is an outsider and the children she would chase after would make rude comments towards her mother and Pearl’s instincts of flee or fight kicked in and she chose to fight. Which is a common reaction for a child who is shunned by society. As the novel progresses, Pearl acts out less violently and becomes calmer, especially in nature.
Time tricked us, I think, or maybe it was the Sisters that brought us here too soon. But there will be a Queen of Hearts soon, and Catherine, I do think its meant to be you. You’re everything we hoped to find. You’re fierce, and passionate, and brave-” (Meyer 315). Catherine scoffed because she knew she had a hard time standing up to her parents and Jest describing her as brave seemed a little to much.
... get thee to church a Thursday or never after look me in the face" (Line 180, page 1068). As a parent, Capulet refused to consider Juliet's feelings and even went as far as to threaten her, putting Juliet in an overwhelming situation that made her feel helpless and desperate. When Juliet herself states that "if all else fail, myself have power to die" (Line 272, page 1070), she uses these words to show how powerless she felt and how destroying herself was the only "power" she has. The fact that Capulet could just order Juliet to get married and expect her to follow his orders proves the lack of control Juliet herself has over her life. The overwhelming feelings Juliet has for Romeo and her distress in having to marry someone else caused Juliet to make rash decisions such as going to Friar Lawrence and going along with the plan that ended up killing both Romeo and herself.
The primary character was Chihiro, Chihiro is a ten year old young lady average sort dependably get ruined by her guardian and overprotected. Chihiro was so furious with her guardian since they moving to another town and she doesn't to take after. Chihiro guardian need her to think this move as a piece of experience, however she unshakable as for the most part. Underneath Chihiro's adolescent conduct, notwithstanding, is a well of development and knowledge that Chihiro isn't yet mindful of. One indication of this development is that she instinctually values and takes after tenets that she knows are critical, notwithstanding when power figures advise her to break them.