Although she was unhappy no one in her family knew she wanted to leave until she was already gone. In a letter she was writing to her family Marilyn said, “I have kept all these feelings inside me for a long time”. This inward questioning about whether she should stay at home and become the perfect housewife, or if she should chase her dream of becoming a doctor is what defines Marilyn as a character. She has all of these aspirations however, due to the social norms around her she is forced to choose between two separate lives. This decision and specifically the letter relates back to the title where it hints at secrets kept by characters in the novel.
Bethia felt the urge to finish writing the story of Caleb and Joel because she knew that if she didn 't write about them, and acknowledge their greatness then nobody would. Bethia was at a disadvantage most of her young life; she was a girl who wasn 't allowed to receive the education that she wanted. That is why she felt an affinity towards Caleb and Joel. They were two young people disadvantaged because the color of their skin. They were treated unfairly and never truly got the respect that they deserved.
Her children were Malori and Austin’s everything, they worked to provide them the best life they could possibly have. Malori believed her life was going just the way she planned as a junior in high school. She was a hardworking lady who never took the easy way out but for Matthew and Violet’s protection she does not want me, the author, to continue her
Then both were silent once more. All in all, Kezia in short period of time, showed growth in the story. She is given reasons to not accept others but she finds it in her heart that there is no reason too, that everyone deserves equality. You can see her action come naturally when she is given a task and she tries to do the right thing, even when her close friends and relatives tell her otherwise. By the end the story she ends up forgiving the sisters, her mom,
For example, in the novel, The Glass Castle, Jeannette Walls and her family lived in poverty their whole lives; even then, Jeannette and her siblings had a hard time with their parents since they were not really there for them. Consequently, Jeannette had a desire that was big enough to get her to become a better person although her life was a disaster, so she set her father’s dream of building a glass castle with him in order to become a successful person far away from home. The effects of this are that once her parents saw she was a successful person despite living in the harshest situations with them while running away from the government at all times, they wanted their daughter to care for them although they had never provided for her or her siblings; as a result, she had denied her parents from ever being with her and ever showing up where she would be due to their differences. To conclude, Jeannette became a successful person in New York while her parents lived the life as they always
Ezinma was a blessing to both her mother and father.. She had some aspect of her father but the kind heart and strength of her mother. We just saw how Ezinma evolved throughout the book. As things fell apart around her, she didn’t lose her strength and confidence. Although she was wished that she was a man, she was very respected for being a woman and she in a way made a name for herself and didn 't let anyone stop her from doing that. As the book went on, we saw how she was not like the other women in Umuofia besides her mother.
Even if she had only a dime to save her life she would give it away. For an example, When my sisters, brother, and I was little life was tough for my mom. She had nowhere to go at point in her life. Nobody wanted or would help her. She was kicked out, but she did everything for us still.
As a kid we barely scraped by eating cheap dollar items while trying to live properly. We relied greatly on friends and their support through our struggles. My mom decided she wanted no more children after me due to this, but birth control and other methods she tried did not work. In the end there are now six of us kids and that creates a huge bill. My mom wants to support me and do her best to give me everything I want, but there are limits to what one woman can do.
I always felt like I had to go to extreme measures to separate myself from what my sisters did: whether it was trying to get better grades, or trying clubs they had never done, none of it seemed to work. Not being able to find that one factor to make myself different from my sisters soon began to frustrate me, however as I got older I saw all of the accomplishment that I had made on my own and also, what my sisters have been able to do.
Identifying ourselves refers to being unique by our conception that makes us different from others. At any moment of a lifetime, identity can easily shift from the primary set up of ideas implanted by our parents to whom we really are. Last week while I was thinking about some examples for my essay, I randomly asked my manager about her identity. Her answer didn’t surprise me since I knew that she is a very proud lady; however, she insisted that her parents standards did help her to define herself in the beginning, yet grown up under their protection didn’t keep her from being the kind of person she became. She continued, ’I was very proud of myself, I always stood my ground, I defied my mother to make myself someone, and I really did.’’ The truth is that even though she conceived herself the way she had always dreamed, I felt that she had a small regret or rumor about daring her parents too much to create, develop, form, compose, plan, and set her identity.