The morning after Betty and Ruth were caught dancing in the woods with Abigail Williams, Betty’s older cousin, the two girls both appeared sick to those around them. Betty is first found by her father, Reverend Parris, “not [able to] move herself since midnight,” almost as if she were in a coma (Miller 914). Reverend Parris soon began to show paranoia because he felt a spirit had entered into his daughter and took over her body, leaving her in what appeared to be a coma. Parris emphasized his paranoia when he tried to call in a nurse to examine his daughter as a precaution to find out what was wrong with her. While the nurse was looking at Betty, others from the town, including the Putnams, entered Betty’s room, curious about the situation going on.
I believe that Aileen Carol Wuornos killed for several reasons and that her traumatic childhood only influenced her urges. Wuornos’ childhood was extremely tough and hard on her. Her father was incarcerated for rape and her mother abandoned her at 6 months. She was then forced to live with her abusive grandfather. While living there she claims to have been raped (not by her grandparents) and became pregnant.
In “A Song for a Barbarian Reed Pipe,” Maxine Hong Kingston reflects on her childhood. Kingston blames her mother for the results of the frenectomy, a procedure that was supposed to help her speak well but affects her speech. She describes the operation as a violent and empowering act by her mother. The passage’s use of diction, imagery, and point of view help to convey the author’s feelings towards her mother and . At a young age, Maxine Hong Kingston got a Frenectomy.
Rachel Elizabeth Harding, daughter of Rosemarie Freeney Harding, is Assistant Professor of Indigenous Spiritual Traditions in the Ethnic Studies Department at the University of Colorado. Rachel found her mother’s journals and other writings as well as many hours of taped conversations. She has merged her own words and her mother’s into a unified story with a unique voice. This book is the journey of a generation fighting against discrimination and using spirit as their medicine for healing and transformation. The book begins with stories of Rosemarie Freeney’s ancestors from southern Georgia.
According to Atticus, Mrs. Dubose had taken morphine and became an addict. She was trying to get off the morphine until she had died. Oftentimes her assistant Jessie would tell the kids that she was in need of her medicine for her condition. Atticus believed that because of her condition, he felt it was best that Jem read to her and distract her from the pain of morphine and addiction and ease her way into death. 12.
Helen starts crying because her nanny throws her to show her what it feels like and picks her back up to comfort her. Annie was told the story and she said “ Why would anyone do that to a poor little girl?” “ Well she knocked over my newborn baby and pushed the crate on top of her so, her dad got mad at her so the nanny stepped in.”said Helen’s mom. Annie then went to the house to meet Helen, that is when the trouble started with her being disrespectful at points. They learned the word doll and spoon on the first day of Annie being
Diagnosis of Frankie Murdoch: Posttraumatic Stress Disorder with dissociative symptoms. Evidence of diagnosis: *A3 – Frankie had exposure to her child’s violent death when she realized that her mother killed the baby. B3 – Frankie has dissociate reactions (flashbacks) in which she felt and acted as if the traumatic events were recurring. She has many flashbacks including of her baby in Cliff’s room, of her childhood in Pete’s home in the laundromat, of Pete’s death, and the birth and death of her child in Dr. Oz’s office. C1 – Frankie avoids distressing memoires, thoughts and feelings about the death of her child and the traumatic events surrounding it by switching to a different personality when she comes in contact with stimuli that reminds
Improper Verification In my first article, the report uses the word nurses implying that more than one nurse made a serious medication error that could have easily been prevented easily from at least one of their patients. The first patient affected was pregnant with twins and was placed on bedrest within the hospital. The woman’s physician had ordered progesterone suppositories to stop premature labor but instead was given Prostin, which is a drug given to women after having a miscarriage to help the body expel the dead fetus. Several hours after this medication error occurred, the nurses weren’t any more cautious because the same medication error happened with another patient that had been put on strict bedrest. After being given the wrong
Miranda Lucy’s biological mother fell into insanity when Lucy was born due to a curse that runs through Lucy’s family that only her and her foster parents know about. The curse was put on the Scarborough women long ago and was documented in a letter as well as a diary of Lucy’s mothers. In order to break the curse the girl affected must go through and complete three impossible tasks before their first born daughter is born, or they’ll fall into a rabbit hole of insanity. I liked how the author shows how everyone goes through different paths
This explains why her mother never had a great relationship with her father and why her parents were always fighting, which was due to her mother always comparing her father to her first true love. In addition, Siddalee learns why her mother turned crazy while she was a child and left them for 6 months. Her mother was addicted to pills and put in a rehab facility. This makes Siddalee more understanding of her mother’s actions causing her to start remembering all of the good times with her mother unlike before when the viewers only saw flashback of the back times between the two of
The Spirit Catches You and You Fall is a novel based on the clash of two cultures---the Hmong culture and the American culture. A little Hmong girl is diagnosed with epilepsy which her parents believe is caused by spirits. Because of this belief, they try to cure her illness not with western medication but their own Hmong ways. There is a huge misunderstanding between the parents and the doctors that Anne Fadiman explores. Anne Fadiman provides readers with a vivid, detailed history of the Hmong in Laos to their involvement in the Vietnam War to their struggles in America that explains this clash.
EREPORT # 19729 stated the following: Tomeshia reported that she was raped by her mother 's live in boyfriend when she was 13 years old. She reports that she has a 6 month old son by Earl. Tomesha reports that her mother was gone to her grandmother’s house, and she was sick and didn 't go to school that day. She stated that Earl raped her. It was reported to the nurse upon admission and the nurse completed an allegation of abuse form and submitted it to me on 3/31.
She was abused by both of her parents who died before she even turned sixteen. Her father died in 1937 from tuberculosis. Her mother being a prostitute, a theft, and very unstable, abandoned Puente and her siblings. A year later, Puente’s mother died in a car crash. By the time Puente was sixteen, she was working in a cathouse as a prostitute.
This quote was taken when Precious, born Claireece Precious Jones, was being abused by her vicious mother three months after her first child was born at the age of 10 for ruining her life and taking her boyfriend, who is Precious’ father, away from her. Her mother also goes on to abuse Precious about how she is ‘stupid’ and ‘dumb’ and that there is
Mental Illness Survivor Relates How She Overcame the Ordeal Tilly Dunn was diagnosed with bipolar disorder (called manic depression in the past) as an adult. She battled mental illness for 51 years. How is it to suffer mental illness for decades? Ask Tilly Dunn, a Dutch who immigrated as a child to Canada from Holland with her family. Dunn suffered from duality at an early age due to her unique upbringing, and she got depressed when she moved with her family to their new country.