“You can’t put her out of the house like a thief- a poor girl without friends or money. She’s done her best for you and she’s got no place to go to” (67). When Zeena found out, she was furious. She felt like Mattie purposely destroyed something she deeply cared about. After a
However, even Alida had a few revelations. In the moments leading to Alida’s confession, Grace “lifted her knitting a little closer to her eyes”, as if inspecting the truth. When Alida revealed that she actually wrote the letter, Grace dropped her knitting in a “panic-stricken heap”, as she was shocked by Alida’s disclosure. She treasured the letter, as it was the only thing she “had” from Del. There was no mention of the knitting being picked up in the end, which may suggest that the truths, though hurtful, are better than the lies they told each other.
Esperanza wants to become more mature, but when she sees how nasty some men can be to women will she still want to grow up? The novella The House on Mango Street is about a middle preteen girl named Esperanza who is growing up in a world full of struggle. She lives in a small house with her mother, father, and sister Nenny. Esperanza wants to grow up and become independent but she doesn 't know what the world has in store for her when she begins to dress and act more mature. As she begins to mature she learns a valuable lesson on how cruel society can be and just how hard it can be to be a girl who is growing up.
Nyasha wore clothes that were considered indecent, she smoked, read things that were considered inappropriate and talked back to her parents during her return from England. She soon realizes that her actions offend her parents and she blames it on them “the parents ought to have packed us off home”. Nyasha has her own mind and is not afraid to express her thoughts she’s not afraid to speak up even though it means rebelling
She respect them so much, that she throws away the card she had been drawing just to please them. This can be seen in the following example from the text; “In the end she had dropped it into the bin before pushing open the door of the shop….” (p.7, ll.11-12). Secondly, Amina won´t go against them, because she knows that would just start a religious conflict. Furthermore, if Amina choose to be rebellious against her parents, it would affect the family and their life together. Even though this seems to be the best thing for Amina to do.
One of these phrases is teaching children to love their caste no matter how high or low it is. Even Lenina says, “I’m glad I’m not an Epsilon” (74). She was conditioned so much that when her and Bernard went to the Savage Reservation she was disgusted beyond all belief. She was disgusted because the World State cannot control the reservation, so they have no
Throughout the book Scout goes from a little girl to a young woman with help from different life experiences. Scout might be really bright, but she is too quick to talk back to the teacher so she was in trouble with the teacher almost everyday. When Scout came back from school after beating up Walter Cunningham because she told the teacher why he couldn’t take her money, she told her father, Atticus and he said says “That you never really understand a person until you climb into his skin and walk around in it” and “You just hold your head high and keep those fists down. No matter what anybody says to you, don't you let 'em get under your skin. Try fighting with your head
She plans on killing her children because she believes that she is rescuing them from a hand more hostile to murder them. Although this may convince some readers that she does have a heart with a sense of protecting her children, there is also a darker reason for this sinful act. In one particular scene, the Corinthian women begged her not to do this, but Medea replied with, “this will cause my husband to feel the most pain.” Reading this piece, readers will surely realize that having Jason suffer in anguish was her way of regaining peace, viewing her as the antagonist of this play. It 's strange though how she feels motherly love towards the children like any other parent today, even though the nurse from the beginning of the story said she hated her children. So it seems that good and evil are not just black and white, it 's just the decisions people make between morals and
Mrs. Dubose is a sickly old woman who looked gross and disgusting in the eyes of Jem and Scout. She nagged them whenever she saw them pass by, sometimes saying offensive things to them or their family. In a fit of rage, Jem decided to ruin her front yard to try to teach her a lesson about not messing with his family. His consequence for doing so was to go and read to the old lady for two hours a day. He then read to Mrs. Dubose until a month before she passed away.
She advised me that they are not true friends. She said me that “True friends are those who came into your life, saw the most negative part of you, but are not ready to leave you, no matter how contagious you are to them.” She also advised me say how to find true friends and how to solve these types of problems. Another day I started getting low marks when I participated in co curricular activities. I was very sad and my parents started shouting at me and they were very disappointed with me. So I went to Divya for advice.