Her mother always nags on Connie saying that she should be like June who follows the rules and is a good role model. Her mom tells her, “Why don’t you keep your room clean like your sister?.. You don’t see you sister using that junk” (988). Connie does this so that way she can see what she likes and what she does not like. Connie’s actions also coincide with her being fifteen.
While in the dump Sang Ly is curious because of her interest in wanting to read, she is loving because no matter how sick her son, Nisay, gets, she is always there for him, finally Sang Ly is worrisome because the dump is a dangerous place and she just wants her family to be safe. Sang Ly thinks of herself as just a poor mother in a waste dump while everyone else in the dump sees her as an affectionate mother who loves her family. At the end of the day, Sang Ly must live day by day just trying to learn to read, trying to cure her son's chronic illness and making sure everyone makes it so sun down. Sang Ly has many wonderful traits about her. Sang Ly is caring because she tries so hard for her son, Nisay to be well and she does not stop no matter how many times a medicine fails.
Callie is the same way but she has to deal with her son with a medical disorder/ condition that causes him to have behavioral issues very similar to a puppy. How the woman thinks and treat their husband 's also varied because Marie’s life is very exciting, fun, and filled with compassion for those around her. Callie has a tougher outlook on life as she sees no wrong in teaching her children natural selection and pleasing her husband even though the relationship may
An example of compassion in this novel is Little Bee’s love for Sarah and Charlie. Sarah has done so much to help Little Bee including cutting off her own finger to save Little Bee’s Life. Sarah’s sympathy toward Little Bee caused her to form a sort of compassion for Sarah. Little Bee loves Charlie as a younger brother and acts as a mother figure to him when sarah is unable to. On page 222 Little Bee tries to run and make her escape in London, but she can not leave Charlie,”looking very small and sad,” with Lawrence and Sarah with “their arms around each other.” Without her to take care of Charlie she fears that he would be stuck being alone with Lawrence and Sarah, not being correctly taken care of.
Turtle is very good at tricking people an example is when she takes the blame for the bombings so Angela won't have to, losing her important braid in the process. Turtle is a good sister, and she tries to be a good daughter but her mother seems to prefer her sister over her no matter what she does. Her mother may treat her like the lesser child that has only made Turtle strong where Angela's weak and confident in ways the other women in her family are not. Turtle also makes every one of the heir’s believe that the game was not won by anyone so that they would stop playing and she could win the game. Convinces
Beale a caring character is on page 47. Even though her 2 twins don’t like to take baths anymore, she makes them take one anyway because she cared that they were clean and that they wouldn't smell bad. Spinelli also did an awesome job showing how Mrs. Beale collaborates and/or works together with other people. I know that this might sound weird, but on page 41, Mrs. Beale works together with her sponge. Her 2 twin children are always drawing on everything.
Like Wiesel, Houston uses the characters to create the theme. Woody is helping to reassure his mom when she believes times are too hard. The passage reads, “‘Woody, we can’t live like this. Animals live like this.’ ‘We’ll make it better, Mama. You watch.’” Although the way they live is tough, the character, Woody, helps give his mom hope, further exemplifying the theme.
- Hushpuppy grows up without her mother aside. The absence of her mother and the illness of her father stimulate her willingness to protect her family and others around her, a crucial quality of a hero. - Wink’s antipathy to factories and cities shapes Hushpuppy as a girl who favors freedom and nature rather than developed cities. This unique and uncommon characteristic of hers will later drive Hushpuppy to do things that ordinary people don’t understand. For example, Hushpuppy believes that all living things speak a language, and she tries to understand them by putting them next to her ear and listening to them.
Pilate grew up without much parental support, but the fact that this lack of meaningful relationships did not cause her “real misery” emphasizes just how much she cares about her daughters.The immeasurable love Pilate has for her daughter greatly contrasts the nearly invisible feelings Milkman has for his own close family, yet it would lead one to believe that she would at least gain something over Milkman for her selflessness. Indeed, this selflessness is brought up once again at the climax of the book as Pilate lays dying in Milkman’s arms, telling him to, “watch Reba for [her]”, then adding on, “I wish I’d a knowed more people. I would of loved ‘em all,” as if it was an afterthought (Morrison 336). Even as she lay dying, Pilate’s thoughts are elsewhere, concerning the welfare of her only remaining daughter, instead of acknowledging her own physical state. A majority of society would agree that these numerous acts of selflessness would justify a reward or salvation; yet in this case, Pilate simply
The relationship given to us between Lucynell and her mother is what love is. The unconditional love for her daughter is what love truly is. Lucynell being deaf is not easy for her mother but she continues to take care of her all the same. Her mother trying to convince Mr. Shiftlet to marry Lucynell again shows her love is unparalleled. She knows she will not be around around forever so she knows she needs Mr. Shiftlet to take care of her and make sure she is okay.