Nea’s journey seems solely based on saving her sister when in actuality she is trying to find excuses to avoid growing up. The tragic hero fabricates false dangers to compensate her desire to be needed by her sister who has moved on with her life. Nea feels abandoned becausen Sourdi matures while she remains a child. Ma and Sourdi remain connected with traditional customs that Nea simply cannot understand due to her exposure to American culture. Her over active imagination, anxiety, and aggression get her into trouble.
This quote shows how Janie regained herself after that horrible relationship. Before she wanted to be free and to do things she wanted to do but she couldn’t because Jodie wouldn 't let her. This quote connects to the thesis and topic
The antics of Hermia, Titania, and Bottom in A Midsummer Night’s Dream by William Shakespeare all demonstrate to the story’s teen readers that they should pursue what they love, regardless of the subsequent consequences. Firstly, in the story, Hermia is forced to decide between death or marrying a man she did not love, all instead of marry Demetrius. She decides against both of these, and instead is willing to accept her fate and runs away to marry Lysander. “Through her rebellion to marry Lysander, the man her father did not choose, she clearly displays that she is a woman capable of making her own decisions.”(Frosch 487) Being independent is one of the defining factors of adolescence, and being able to make one’s own decisions and decide
Where a very accomplished example of a fierce female role shows through, is in Melanie Daniels. Waiting around for Mitch to come to her like a damsel in distress was not an option for her. She used her personal connections to find him. After discovering who he was, she tracked him all the way out to Bodega Bay, to give him love birds for his sister. Next, going out of her
Even though it can be seen that Romeo and Juliet could not live without each other, lust definitely leads to fatal disasters. Love leads to fatal disasters, or maybe lust leads to fatal disasters. Of course family has a large place in one’s heart, but does family come before true love? Obviously, according to Juliet love surpasses family. Because with no hesitation whatsoever, she made the decision to give up her family in order to marry Romeo.
This tension and conflict eventually lead to her own death, as she realises who she is, and with that, realises she can’t live in her society anymore. “She understood what she had meant long ago when she said to Adele Ratignolle that she would give up the unessential, but she would ever sacrifice herself or her children” (Chopin 188). Society would expect her to be who she’s supposed to be, but she doesn’t want to act in that way. It adds a new meaning to the work, as it shows that people are in constant conflict with different parts of their life. They can’t love anyone until they love themselves or figure out who they are.
Men will always be men, and women will forever be women. Each has unique strengths and weakness that are vital contributions to society. For centuries, women have maintained the home and tended to the family, while the men hunted and gathered. The roles that each play, has always been significantly different from one another. Which leaves one to ponder why 19th- century American women would pack up and abandon their reasonably comfortable homes and lifestyles, potentially forever, to endure considerable dangers and hardships of the westward journey to California?
In The Awakening the main character Edna is going through a life changing event. Edna unfortunately is living in an era where women are supposed to be dependent and devoted to their husbands and a full time mother. Edna doesn’t want to play that role anymore and she wants to become independent. Edna’s want for independence and becoming her own person is finally achieved when she sacrifices her life and kills herself. Edna sacrificing her life shows how her values begin to change from only caring about her family’s needs to now caring about her own needs/wants.
One of her quotes was “ Life for me ain’t been no crystal stair”. Her meaning this, means that life for her isn’t easy. Being that she is black and back then, in the 1980’s and 90’s, growing up black was tough because of discrimination, racism, and police brutality. We were forced to make a stand with leaders like Malcolm X, Rosa Parks, and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. With the march and the legendary speech Dr. King delivered to the community that day made black people
Janie Crawford Killiks Starks Woods is the main character in the novel, Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston, where she learns what's it's like to go from marriage to marriage looking for love. In the novel, Hurston utilizes the pivotal moment when Janie realizes that marriage doesn’t always mean love to show Janie's coming of age and psychological development which is used to show that love doesn't always come first. Logan Killicks was Janie's first marriage, which was brought about after Nanny (her grandmother) decided that she need to be married after she caught Janie and a young boy kissing when she was 16. After that Janie finds herself being thrown into some random marriage with some man she barely knew, and for a reason
Janie had go to through “trial and error” with her marriages. The Awakening by Kate Chopin explains the story of Edna Pontellier who is a wife with an independent demeanor and seeks to find love outside of her current marriage. During the course of the works Edna has encountered men that have tried control her. The men Edna has encountered didn’t understand Edna’s need for independence. In connection both Edna and Janie share the same ideas but their paths are different.