From those experiences of dealing with her father, a psychological analogy between nature and peace was instilled in Ginny’s mind at a young age, and is what she relies on as an adult to handle her emotional trauma. Additionally, Ginny constructs a metaphor, as she asserts that “a seed is a contract for the future” (Hudes 16). To Ginny, planting a seed guarantees that she will soon be able to visually see the fruits of her labor, and will be able to relish in the joy of creating new life. This point means that imagery is as vitally important to Ginny as it is to her story, as her visualization of the future of her garden fuels her happiness and ability to cope with what she is going
It’s like always wanting more than you have and you have to do something big about it to make the littlest thing happen. Esperanza and her family, alicia, and sally feel the same way throughout the book. Esperanza and her family has been hoping for a long time to get this house that would be huge to fit her whole family and really nice. Alicia is hopeful to become successful in her life. Then unlike the other two situations, Sally is hopeful to get away from her abusive home.
Bless Me, Ultima is filled with Antonio's dreams. In these sequences a lot of the boy's fears and perceptions about religion and his family are vividly portrayed. These dream sequences are imaginative and beautifully written. They add a great deal to the novel. They allow the reader of Bless Me, Ultima inside the mind of this little boy, we can now see what he is dealing with.
As the villagers became aware of the fantastic life that Esteban might’ve left, they created an idea of the life that Esteban lead, and transformed their own life to fit this dream of theirs. The story thus teaches us that past idols are necessary to achieve the rank of an idol yourself, as envy is not but a
The author’s mother Joy realized that she needed to make the best choices for her children and help them stay on the path for success. Joy created “ a fund that would provide equipment and training,” for paramedics to deal with, “respiratory or cardiac arrest,” something that could have saved his father's life (Wes 36). Instead of complaining about their lives she created something to prevent others from having the same fate. This shows, the type of personality the author’s mother had could have been the reason why he succeeded in life. Joy always looked out for him and she was constantly worrying about his future.
The theme of treasure appears very early on in the story. Santiago, a travelling Shepherd, has a dream one night telling him that his treasure awaits him by the pyramids of Egypt. This dream sparks his journey where along the way, the people he meets and the experiences he has shape and transform his idea and perception of treasure. In the end, Santiago finds his physical treasure but his journey is not over as he had once feared. Santiago’s perception of treasure has transcended the physical and now he has respect for the treasure of home, knowledge and love.
In the midst of a tough decision, Sylvia discovers herself, who she wants to be, and what is important to her. Despite still somewhat questioning herself in the final paragraph, she still finds peace in the “woodlands and summer-time,” and this can only confirm one’s thoughts that she was happy with her final decision and where she was at (533). Although at young ages and confusing times, kids must always make the jump into young adult hood and begin forming their own personalities and interests. “The White Heron” by Sarah Orne Jewett perfectly illustrates the coming of age and some of the challenges faced by not only Sylvia but for any kid beginning the maturation
Using her trait of hope prompt her to persevere through the hard times and it all paid off when the freedom is official. Also, Aminata maintains the hope of regaining a family even after losing her husband, son, and her missing daughter; she strives to have someone to love and take care of. “It was the first baby I had caught since losing my own. The pain of my losses never really went away….But I kept going. Somehow, I just kept going.
There were so many ways for things to get better” (Tan 132). At the end of the article, the author writes that his parents worked so hard in order to obtain a better future for him. They wanted him to have the best opportunities and succeed (Lee). Lindo Jong also wanted this for her daughter. She thinks, “I wanted everything for you to be better.
Both Beth and Meg obey to society’s expectations of the role that women should play, Amy and Jo at first try to get away from these limitations and grow their uniqueness. After some time both Jo and Mary marry and adapt a more established life. An example of the book briefly shows this messages being "Oh, my girls, however long you may live, I never can wish you a greater happiness than