For example, sometimes a female slave could not take care of her own children because she was forced to nurse the children of her master. Here, Sethe also had the same critical situation because she saw her mother hanged in front of her. Sethe longed for her mother’s love because as an infant she did not stay with her mother. Another woman named Nan who was the friend of Sethe’s mother took care of her. Sethe was angry because her mother did not take Sethe with her, but she let Sethe live when she died.
Walk Two Moons takes its time to show you that Sal's mother died whereas the poem “Missing Mama” is right to the point. One of the feelings that they both go through is not being able to go with their mothers and be with them forever. In Claudia's poem, she writes “The day that you left I just didn't know, That you were going where I couldn't go” They both feel miserable about losing their mothers. Claudia’s feelings towards her mother aren't as deep as Sal’s to her mother. “But gosh, how I miss you and wish you were here.” this quote is from the poem “Missing Mama”.
But one day her mother ran away. Sal and her dad then moved to Euclid, Ohio, because Sal’s mother was haunting her father, were Sal met Phoebe. Then Sal learns that her mother died in a bus crash and can’t seem to believe the loss. Sal said, “I refused to move. I would not leave our farm, our maple tree, our swimming hole, our pigs, our chickens, our hayloft.
[…] My kids’ names would go right into the reaping balls with everyone else’s. And I swear I’ll never let that happen.” (378). Another situation where her impulse to use withdrawal is caused by the possible triggering of memories of her father's death is her reaction to an injured man that is brought to their house, because her mother is a healer: “I ran from the house. I went to the woods haunted by the gruesome leg, memories of my father’s death” (216). She is trying to remove herself, both physically and mentally, from any stimuli to avoid painful
She comes with a new attitude and news she has changed her name form Dee to Wangero. She changed her name because she thinks her family doesn’t value their heritage, so she changed it to keep it alive. She also comes back to ask her mother for quilts when it had already been promised to Maggie. Dee thought Maggie can’t appreciate the heritage behind it, but their mother hopped that Maggie would use it for everyday use, exactly what Dee didn’t want. In the end of the story Maggie and her mother sits outside on the yard watching Dee drive away.
The story of “A Rose for Emily” is told in flashbacks. It describes a woman named Miss Emily Grierson who is basically the talk of the town. After the death of her father she becomes a static character. She’s seen as a static character because throughout the story her traits don’t change. She refused that her father died and became mad.
She also starts to hang with the wrong crowd after she got expelled from her old school Hazlehurst because of her behaviors and that she didn 't do any of her school work as well. Another conflict in the book is that she blames her dad and his new girlfriend for her mother 's death and she can 't live in the same house as them. Kenisha response to her conflict is that she takes the incentive to moves out her dad 's house and away from his girlfriend to live with her grandmother, she couldn 't accept that his girlfriend cried about the same thing her mom had gone through and that she was pregnant and naming her baby after her
Phoebe’s mom leaves and Phoebe goes on a frenzy trying to cope with the loss of her mother in the family. Then when her mom was gone Sal wrote that Phoebe “... wore a fixed expression: a sealed, thin smile. It must have been difficult for her to maintain that smile, because by the time English class came around, her chin was quivering from the strain.” Phoebe tried to ignore the fact her mother left and isn’t really accepting change but she is learning to accept it but not in a healthy way. Phoebe is trying to find why her mother left. Phoebe thinks her mother was kidnapped and is coping her mother’s disappearance by believing in this theory instead of accepting the fact.
the story starts with a girl named Kira whos dad was supposebly eaten by the beast and her mother later passes away from sickness so they burned her cott down which was done after after sickness. Kira was technically never supposed to live this long, she has a twisted leg in a place where everyone needed to be contribute. The villagers wanted to leave her in the field of leaving since no one was willingly going to take her due to her leg, the Council of Guardians let her stay on the count she would be their weaver and take care of the Singer 's robe.Kira now has a purpose and does have a place in this society, she later finds out how corrupt the council is and how they rule the way they believe is correct. Kira has a choice she could just ignore it and be grateful to have been taken in by them, or she could try to change it for the better. Her father ends up being alive and explains to her how the council runs the community and how the field contained of no beast.
After Baby Suggs died and her brothers disappear, Denver tries to learn how to live with her mother just to not be the second victim in 124 Bluestone Road "I love my mother but I know she killed one of her own daughters, and tender as she is with me, I'm scared of her because of it… I spent all of my outside self loving Ma'am so she wouldn't kill me, loving her even when she braided my head at night" (Morrison 392; 397). Because of Sethe's insufficient nurturing, Denver lives a "paralyzing infantilism" (Philip 139). She pays for her mother's bloody past which affects her psychological development. Denver, who has fragile personality, is trapped in childhood. She lives most of her life entombed within the walls of her house because she views the outside world as a place where "things so bad had happened" (Morrison 460).