If you’re rich, you may lose your money. But if you’re lucky, you will always get more money.” ( Lawrence 764) I think that hester is wrong about her theory because luck or born lucky does not necessarily mean that one is going to be rich. Her attitude towards that belief really got inside of Paul's head, to where her tried to be everything that his father was not. That is why Paul is riding the rocking horse so he can bring luck to his family. The Rocking Horse is another significant part of the story, the Rocking horse represents Paul love for the race horses.
In “The Rocking-Horse Winner” the antagonist who opposes Paul, sadly, is most likely his mother. It is because of her that he gets involved with the gambling so that he may become lucky for her. His own mother set him on the path that would ultimately lead to his death. In “The Prodigal Son”, the antagonist would, probable be the sons older brother, who opposes the fathers warm welcome home for his brother. It is the human thing to do to hold grudges and to want to withhold forgiveness.
All they want to do is please themselves or someone else so they put themselves in bad situations to obtain the money. They want something so little that they will risk their lives to get ahold of it, there is something wrong with that. In the short story Rocking Horse Winner by D.H. Lawrence, the author talks about this sort of thing. Mother at home wants money and all Paul, the kid, wants to do is make her happy. This is yet again a
Another example is the letter addressed to the Crane family, “Didn’t you ever see an idiot child before? Some people just shouldn’t have children should they”? (4) This shows that she is envious of the family because they provide each other with company and they love each other, “ most infatuated young parents she had ever known”. Whereas Miss Strangeworth lives all alone. In short, these letters have proved that since she is jealous of her victims she tries to disrupt their way of living so she can feel superior.
The relationship between Gatsby and Daisy is also built on wealth, but it also involves love, alike the relationship of Tom and Daisy. Throughout the book, Gatsby wants their relationship to work, but he mainly uses money to impress Daisy. Gatsby really loves Daisy because he will not stop trying to get her and Daisy also feels the same way about Gatsby because she shows her true self. However, on a closer examination, it becomes clear, that both Tom and Gatsby’s relationships with Daisy are based on money than love because money can lead to a destruction of love. However, both of their relationships with Daisy involve love proving
Lawrence, is a short story about a boy named Paul. This young boy lived with his unhappy mother, along with the other family members. The mother had grown to be unhappy because she had married for love instead of money and in her eyes, she was now unlucky as a result of that decision because they didn’t have much money. However, they lived a lifestyle that would appear to others that they were wealthy, but truly they were not. The young boy, Paul, had asked his mother about luck and if she was lucky herself.
More and more we see this, as the Walls parents put the children in bad situations, they struggle, but eventually fix the situation and learn valuable lessons. One prime example of learning of out struggle was when the mother gave Jeannette 200 for one summer. She believes that she can make it work, if she works more. But eventually her father asks her for money and she gives in to the temptation “I pulled my head back. Giving him that money pissed me off.
If you’re married for year and half and your working day and night you have the least expect that your wife would cheat on you. Joe did not think that his wife would cheat on him because they are a happy family but they are not rich.When Joe got off work early, Joe saw his wife in bed with Slemmons. Joe becomes cold and distant, until he realizes Missie is pregnant. It is something that happens all the time but it is always a surprise to people because it is someone that you love the most that can hurt you so much. In the working class marriage there should be forgiveness.
Ever since I was young, I knew that my mother did not have it easy when she came to America. She was a strong single mother, who could not speak English, living in a foreign land. Knowing that my mother had sacrificed everything she had in hope of establishing a better future and life for me, I had to repay her. My mother used to be a nail technician inevitably she had to endure ignorant remarks from customers simply because she could not speak English. In addition to her suffering, her constant back pains at night made me want to alleviate all of her pain, sadly, all I could do was offer her heat patches.
The word 'lot emphasises the idea more that Birling only cares about the marriage because it will give him profit and secure future buisness opportunities. This represents the idea of how much Birling is a 'hard headed piratical buisness man of buisness' as he shows a lack of happiness for his daughter getting engaged and more happiness about the fact his buisness is going to grow. Preistley intentions of presenting Mr Birling as a character who cares more about money than his
to do that now because he has money. He can afford a beautiful wife who can bare him with more children if he pleases. However, the part that is so shocking is that O-lan has stuck by Wang Lung’s side throughout his ups and downs. But as soon as he is wealthy again she is not good enough for him, he could have bound her feet an bought her oil for her hair and small things that could make her more beautiful but instead he found another women that was more beautiful. Then he yelled at her as if it was her fault that she wasn 't beautiful like the rest of the wealthy men’s wives.
In life there are so many things that can go wrong; in a matter of seconds or even years. However everything in life has its upside. The hardships we face, the battles we fight, they all end up making us stronger, better people. Jeannette Walls writes a memoir about aspects of her life in The Glass Castle, where she strongly reflects this philosophy. In this memoir Jeannette Walls describes the hardships in her life, which consists of low income, neglect of her parents, and underestimation.