At this point in the book the Walls family moved to Welch because they were out of money, and needed a change of scenery. Another reason was so Rex’s mom could keep him on track after he got really drunk one night and created a mess. Welch was a place of poverty and known for the biggest municipal parking lot, that’s all. Turns out, Rex was barely sobre since they came to Welch. There were a few things that were shown of Erma, Rex’s mom.
She kept thinking that her father would stop this man or that her father would come save her if anything were to happen. “Holler if you need anything” he had said which convinced Jeannette to go up the stairs. Then when she came back down from the man’s apartment telling her father that the man attacked her he exclaimed “I’m sure he just pawed you some… I knew you could handle yourself”. This is a turning point for Rex and Jeannette’s relationship. I believe Jeannette starts to lose faith in her father and starts to believe that he isn’t going to protect her.
Nurzhan gets fed up with Ossie and starts to fight him. Nurzhan’s father has to go to the principal’s office along with his sister Maya to translate since their father isn’t able to understand English. Maya translates the principal’s words incorrectly, because she feels empathetic towards Nurzhan. Maya felt empathetic towards Nurzhan, because she knew how hard it was to learn a new language. She also believed that Nurzhan did the right thing, by standing up for himself.
’’(A Stolen Day 307). He was talking about his mother and this makes it clear that he wanted more attention from his busy mother, which made him angry that he wasn’t getting the attention he thought he should have. A third difference is that Schotz decided to stay inside and rest all day, but the other boy decided to go outside after he rested for a short amount of time. Soon after getting mad at his mother, he left to go fishing without her noticing. He
She paints the disgusting truth in blood. Halsey starts her speech, with a story of her friend Sam. She describes the setting of a Planned Parenthood waiting room. Sam and Halsey were waiting for a pregnancy test, because Sam was raped by a man who worked in the after school program. Sam is hoping she doesn’t need an abortion because she couldn’t afford it, and then her parents would be angry.
In addition, Abel spent all of his money on alcohol, and he shot Trevor’s mother. Although Trevor’s mother tried to report her abuse, the police remained patriarchal and did not arrest Abel or file her accusations. In South Africa “a woman is either raped or battered every four minutes.” () These women, are also victims of patriarchal society in South Africa as women are still suffering under men. Through this all, Trevor was able to move on with his life and pursue his career. His mother couldn’t help him overcome his traumatic experiences, yet because of his upbringing and optimistic attitude, he was able to move on, and even find humor in
Interracial marriages are notorious for failure, according to her husband. He also expresses his hostility for foreigners to wed, again because they come from different backgrounds. After he pours the dishes back into the sink because of improper cleaning, Ann cuts her finger. Her husband hurries to get materials to sterilize the cut and rushes to her aid. In hopes of the conversation coming to an end, he tells Ann to go and relax.
The effect of this ordeal seems to have taken a toll on Hogarth since he does not talk about it in his plates. Change here is seen when his character, Tom, finds himself in a similar situation. This happens after he loses his new fortune after his affair with the rich woman’s house cleaner is discovered. Tom goes to plead for help in the gambling club where he found himself in problems as the club caught fire. He is taken to the same prison that Hogarth father was detained.
While the Outsiders was more related to gang violence and the newspaper writers would always feature the rich gang, also known as 'the Socials' more often than the poor gang, also known as 'the Greasers.' Also, in West Side Story the gangs ended up being neutral, but in the Outsiders both gangs still despised each other. The similarities are that both movies were held in America, both movies had 2 gangs, 3 people died, and many of the serious fights started off with a girl. In the Outsiders a Ponyboy was almost killed because he spoke to the girlfriend of a member of the opposing gang and in West Side Story they started the fight because they did not want Tony and Maria to be
In addition to Gilberts struggles there are also some diversity issues with Arnie’s mother, because of weight gain she has been laughed at and pointed at by the people in her town, that when she passed her children does not want to humiliated again so they burn the house down. I chose to focus on the lack of knowledge and empathy the people in the town had regarding Arnie and his disability, with consideration of the time era in which the movie was filmed. The way the sheriff handled Arnie while taking him into custody and also the doctor’s thoughts on Arnie’s life span. The diversity issues were present well in the film, I watched the movie when it first came out and I can say now that I have expanded my knowledge I am able to see the issues presented in the