Joy’s mother, Mrs. Hopewell, states that it is hard to think of her daughter as an adult, and that Joy’s prosthetic leg has kept her from experiencing “any normal good times” that people her age have experienced (O’Connor 3). Despite the fact that Joy has no experience with people outside of her home, Joy has contempt and spite around her mother and acquaintances alike. In fact, when Joy changed her name to Hulga, she considered it “her highest creative act” and found a self-serving pleasure when the name brought dissatisfaction to her mother (O’Connor 3). When Joy expresses her disgust with her hometown, she also shares that she would much rather be “lecturing to people who knew what she was talking about” (O’Connor 4). Therefore, Joy suggests that the people and ideas that have surrounded her are inferior to her intelligence, and this
Since the beginning of the story Nea believes that she is saving or protecting Sourdi from the expectations of her mother and Mr. Chhay. The mother and the uncle have fix a marriage with an older man named Mr.Chhay. Sourdi is a young girl that has a boyfriend name Duke, But her mom really dosen’t cares what Sourdi thinks or wants. So Sourdi meets Mr.chhay and she feels uncomfortable in the
In Their Eyes Were Watching God, Janie’s faults made her dependent emotionally towards men, but independent when finding her own happy ending throughout the book. From The Odyssey, Calypso desperately tried to find love and make Odysseus stay, but her flaws of attachment and having a higher level of authority over Odysseus in their relationship kept her from achieving real love with someone. Although Janie and Calypso are opposites when it comes to love, they do have similarities. Their relationships always ended the same way, with Janie leaving her husbands and Calypso being deserted by her lovers. They both tried to to find love, with some difficulties for each women individually.
This incident shows the reader that she wants to be taken seriously by her colleagues. It also displays that Hilly deeply treasures her reputation because of her reaction towards the situation. On the other hand, Aunt Alexandra has also shown the reader signs that she values her family’s reputation. In chapter 23 of To Kill a Mockingbird, Aunt Alexandra did not allow Scout to play with Walter Cunningham because of his poor background. She said, “Because-he-is-trash, that’s why you can’t play with him.
Another incident where Joe makes Janie seem smaller is shown when they are at a town gathering. Joe does not allow Janie to speak for herself because he thinks she is incapable of controlling her own speech and assumes she is not as educated as he is. This marriage also comes to an end, not by Janie running away, but by the death of Joe. Although Joe was abusive and controlling, Janie had feelings for him in the beginning of their relationship and she truly cared for him. Janie’s relationship with Joe showed her a portion of the type of partnership she dreams for, but it is not until Tea Cake that Janie finds what she has been waiting
Mary Maloney is a very loving and devoted house wife and mother-to-be. Though her dream of having the perfect American family was destroyed by the bewildering news of Patrick choosing another women over Mary and their child. Innocent is all Mary Maloney is, due to her indistinct state of mind caused by her heinous husband’s decision to desert her and her child while she is unable to control her emotions due to her being pregnant. Mary is not guilty of murder instead innocent due to diminished capacity.
Micha’s father gave up on him and his mother and he didn’t want to follow in his footsteps, but also because he loves Ella. He has so much patience, perseverance, and dedication for Ella which is ravishing. One theme from this story is how Ella changed her look from “gothic and dark” to “preppy and girly” and how she tries to act nice when before she really didn’t care. The quote is “You can’t just change who you are on the outside and except it to change who you are on the inside” it represents the main topic of the book. One conflict in this book was when after numerous amount of calls to Micha’s house from his father, he decided to meet him, after he left him and his mother when he was six.
Another theme that is present is the theme of freedom. At first, she does not have much freedom at all and throughout the duration of they story she is confined in her home. Her newfound freedom gave her much joy but as she left her room, it was cut much too short due to her untimely death. The Story of an Hour has many structural, stylistic, and literary approaches that make it a very powerful
One theme could be, love is the only thing you need to be happy. While Mathilde Loisel and Della Young are both young, beautiful women married to caring and very loving husbands, they are completely different in personalities. Della Young is an unselfish wife who cherishes her husband, but Madame Loisel of Guy never considers anyone 's feelings other than
However, Land shows how her paintings, dolls and artworks bring nostalgia to her. Land shows how her relationship with the past is pure happiness, but her helplessness forces her to distance herself from her stuff. Kondo’s ideas fail to show that “too much” stuff cannot bring joy because Land shows how her stuff has values and bring her joy. Therefore, Kondo’s ideas complicate the feeling of nostalgia because if people follow her methods and throw away things, they would lose all of their memories and experience whereas Land shows
Mitch had two flaws to him, drinking and smoking, even though Karen loved him very much she did not love this Karen told Mitch she did not want to be in a relationship where he would smoke and drink. Mitch loved Karen to but he didn’t want to not smoke or drink for the rest of his life. So both of them departed ways. Both of their kids were either in College or living their life.
He shows concern due to Edna 's lack of socialization with other females and general rebellion against societal norms. Edna is able to recognize that the love she feels for another man is not the main reason that she is going through what she is going through. Edna says “it was not love which had held this cup of life to her lips” (Chopin 140). She is able to know that this desire for a life of free will is driven by her own desire. Edna begins to recognize the faults in her life and starts to revolutionize her life and
Jack understood where Ruby was coming from, but he couldn 't get the idea her being gone. Doing assisted suicide would mean her physical and inner suffering would disappear, she would no longer live in guilt as Ruby always feels she is a burden on the family, which is not the case. However, as wrong as it is to do assisted suicide, take someone else 's life, Jack understood Ruby would finally be at peace and happy, it is what she wants done and no one should argue that, as she is terminally ill and has the choice to
Gatsby feels that he is allowed to assume her feelings and wishes because his wealth makes him worthy to love her again. He feels entitled to speak on her behalf and make choices that are not his to make, “‘Your wife doesn’t love you,’ said Gatsby. ‘She’s never loved you. She loves me…’She never loved you, do you hear?’ he cried.