In Ann Hite's suspenseful masterpiece, Ghost on Black Mountain, five women become unknowingly connected by one man, Hobbs Pritchard. The story begins from the point of view of Nellie Pritchard, who gives up everything to move to her husband's home on Black Mountain. She quickly notices that Hobbs is not well liked on the mountain. Through Nellie's interactions and conversations with other characters, including several ghosts, readers uncover the reasons why Hobbs is hated and often avoided by the others on Black Mountain. Through the account of Josie Clay, Nellie's mother, readers are able to learn more about the events of Nellie's childhood, which play a role in her decision to marry Hobbs Pritchard without knowing much about him.
(MIP-1) Najmah has lost her voice and control over her life due to the traumatization after witnessing death of her mother and little brother. (SIP-A) Najmah has lost her voice due traumatization after witnessing the horrific passing of her mother and baby brother Habib. (STEWE-1) Najmah is trying to communicate right after the death of her mother which occurred on page 82 but she cannot since she mentally states,”But I feel as if my tongue has been locked inside my mouth ever since I saw my mother airing the quilts just Before the bombs fell." (Staples 88) Najmah is completely traumatized, and is just speechless.
Mariam is married off to a disgusting man named Rasheed and he mistreated her just like her mother treated her. Rasheed then gets another wife and things for Mariam and Rasheeds new wife, Laila , don't get off to a great start. Mariam is told to take Lailas orders, but upon one of Laila and Mariam's first conversations with each other Mariam gave a crude tone and let it readers know that “I was here first and I won't be thrown out” (225). Mariam believes that Laila will get rid of Mariam and this causes disagreement and tension between the two. Mariam later opens her eyes and realizes that Laila isn't an enemy and forgives Laila for trying to get her thrown out.
Currently Amir and Sohrab’s relationship isn 't very stable. Sohrab lost his trust for Amir after Amir told Sohrab he would have to go back to the orphanage. Amir acknowledges his sins in the past, and that 's why with his every effort, tries to find peace and forgiveness with himself, Allah, and Hassan. The only way to do this is to nurture Sohrab and give him the treatment Amir himself wasn’t able to provide for Hassan. In chapter forty six and forty seven of A Thousand Splendid suns, Mariam unleashes her emotions of pain and anger towards Rasheeb, resulting in his death.
The climax with her Father occurs when she angrily confronts him with all of the suffering she has gone through because of the scare. In anguish, he apologizes and explains he did all he could for her. With a greater understanding, appreciation and acceptance; she forgives him. He admires her face, but she misunderstands his words and thinks her face is healed. She rushes back to Monty who is ready to propose, but he devastates her when he tells her face is the same.
Hugh Crain built the beautiful Hill House eighty years ago as a home for his wife and daughter in the most distinct part of New England which turned out to be a death spot for his whole family in people’s opinion. Members of his family died due to their own internal affairs. Their death made Hill House a scary place. The Haunting of Hill House tells the frightening saga of socially reserved Eleanor Vance, who went to Hill House to participate in a research engaging paranormal activities. But the scariness of Hill House doesn’t approach in the appearance of spirit or vampires.
Why would my mother choose you to blame? You who had pierced my heart with your blind eyes, you who had eaten and drunk from our bounty as your hands worked deftly to repair our chairs. Why would my mother have done this? Why would she blame you? Desperately, I wish that I had the answers then.
Heathcliff starts as an innocent, helpless orphan, but when he loses Catherine he changes, there is an evident development in his personality, he dies at the end alone, weak and almost mad . Emily does not give connotation that he deserves that end, on the contrary, we feel pity towards him in spite all of his devilish actions. He is a complex character and arouses a complex feeling in the readers. It is the same with Catherine ; though she is a pretty girl with a wild spirit , she has an arrogant heart and she wants to become an elegant young lady in her community. Moreover, after the time she spends at Thrushcross Grange, her vanity increases and the relationship between her and Heathcliff become complicated.
Only beggars do. ”(91) Sripathi Rao was a stranger when he goes to Vancouver to take his orphan granddaughter Nandana. Food, clothing, people, rituals and culture were alien to her. Nandana could not adjust herself with Indian food.
Like Irene, Cheever utilizes self-delusion as a coping method for the issues around him and his own moral ambiguity. In the midst of conflicts surrounding his marriage, Cheever continuously failed to take responsibility for the rifts he had caused. Even following the evaluation from the psychiatrist, Cheever persisted with the notion that Mary was at fault. He even maintained this position after having an affair with another woman.
Folklore is a collection of stories passed down from generation to generation that include Legends, Myths, and Fairy Tales. Legends are usually based on some sort of historical fact, embellished retellings, real people, real places and real events. Myths are based on religion, supernatural beings and natural phenomenon. There is no way to verify claims made within it. Fairy Tales include fantastic elements, magic and imaginary creatures.
I agree with Richard that Siddhartha doesn't truly understands what love is with Kamala. I think that love should be considered as a major theme of the book because love plays an important role in Siddhartha’s way of seeking enlightenment. Throughout the story, Siddhartha always rejects others’ loves until he feels love at his son. At first, Siddhartha rejects the love from his father when he leaves his home. With Kamala, Siddhartha learns the physical aspect of love, yet doesn’t accept the love.
Hero is a story archetype. The central character or protagonist is the hero. His main aim is to sacrifice himself for his journey and detaches from the ordinary world. His endeavor is to serve the challenge, answer the quest and equate the balance of ordinary world. In narration of the story, the journey is shown through the hero's