Moreover, Baby encounters rejection and stigma from authority figures and classmates, further contributing to her low self-esteem. For example, after a school teacher informed Xavier’s parents that, Baby is a troubled child from a broken home- Baby is unwelcome at his house. Lauren was Baby friend; however after witnessing Baby’s home life she humiliated and excluded Baby. Furthermore, they were many instances where the social workers and teachers could have intervened and make a positive difference in Baby’s life. However, they all fail to do so; Baby lamented "they are afraid of my sadness" (O'Neill, 2006, p.128).
This is shown when Adeline exclaims to Aunt Baba, “I want to forget about everything that goes on here!” (page 122) Only then it is realized the full extent of how much she had bottled up the hurt she gained from her family, and how strong she was to withstand this feeling of worthlessness. Because Adeline is considered to be at the bottom of the household hierarchy, she is constantly forced to be in the
In the book “Cut” by Cathy Glass a 13 year old girl is not getting the love and desired attention she needs. I think that the people in a child's life impact them the most in growing up and making them an adult. Parents should help to shape who you become and how you view life. They shouldn't just leave to better themselves. I feel really bad for Dawn it's really sad whats shes going through and what she does because of how her mother raised her and how she treats her, It's really unfair to Dawn.
When in that woman’s house, poor Karthika has to do all house hold chores there. That woman has two children and is separated from her husband who is also a mental patient. The woman treats Karthika very badly and uses abusive words always. Even when Karthika is sick she has to do all the work. When she says that she is sick that woman would say that Karthika is pretending.
They find it difficult to accept the wrong-doings of my mother”. Mother is malicious and angry towards a widow who lives close to Grace’s house. The visitors to that house, especially men, make her mother angry. Once mother assaulted this widow physically and used abusive language. Because of this, the widow lodged a complaint with the police.
In addition, there are also some of them that do the social problems just to get parents attention from their parents. In short , the majority of social problems in Malaysia among youngsters due to parents do not provide guidance , care and education to their children and also parents are too busy working
Father’s family doesn’t like Karthika and her mother. They often say that Karthika will become a mental patient like her mother sooner or later. They say it runs in the family as her maternal grandmother too was a psychiatric patient. Challenges Since the mother is sick, she often goes to her own home and returns only after many days. When the mother returns home the father will be so angry with her because she had left the children alone.
Morrison 's two works are filled with situations where mothers are put to the test; obligations are sole providers, demand in the upbringing of their children and the way in which they make use of their power are constantly being supervised and questioned by the community and society and it also argues that some of what these women think, feel and act can be regarded as an outcome of slavery. In Beloved, Morrison portrays a single woman named Sethe, who raises her children with the memories of slavery constantly present. In Beloved the author explores the mother-child bond, presenting depictions of the supernatural where the reader witnesses a dead infant return to life. Sethe is a mother who has experienced terrible events and she is a woman of tremendous, inner strength who has survived the brutality which was a common aspect of
Sophie, having a particularly bad night, screamed bloody murder at the thought of going into her room. “I know that something is going to be in there!” she screamed. Her parents who have put up with their daughter’s irrational fears for long enough ignored the little girl’s pleas. “Sophie you need to learn to get over these fears,” said her father “life is one full of risks and you can’t let your fears of the unknown be the thing that keeps you from living your life.” “This time is different,” cried Sophie “something is in my room! It’s under my bed I’m telling you!” No matter how hard she pleaded though Sophie knew that her parents weren’t having any of it as they walked her to her room.
It is even more shocking to know that all the abuse he went through was done by his biological mother. David’s mother changed into a totally different ‘mother’ when David was four. She started acting strange and really detested David. She believed that David was a defiant child and forbidden him to play with his brothers. She made David slept alone in the garage and called him ‘it’.