From the poem we are able to conclude that the devoted mother is hard working and is also taking care of her kids while her husband is at work. In stanza 1-4, Dove writes that the mother needed a break from the responsibilities and used all of her free time to herself. Her child and home are seen to be one her main priorities that she has to get back to every time. (stanza 5-6) In stanza 7-8, the mother expresses her internalized beliefs and self reflection on what her life has become.
To Billie Jo, a piano symbolized her mother and everything her mother was to her, but she rebuilt herself and continued to play and by the end of the novel Billie Jo is playing at home once again. After running away Billie Jo also realized how much her father still meant to her. Despite all the pain he has caused her, she reconnects with him and together they rebuild their relationship into one where they both know they still love and care for the other. For example, when Billie Jo returns she thinks, “as we walk together, side by side, in the swell of dust, I am forgiving him, step by step, for the pail of kerosene. As we walk together, side by side, in the sole-deep dust, I am forgiving myself for all the rest,” (206).
To ease his mother’s worries, Biff decides to ask for a loan to start a sporting goods business, only to later realize that he does not share his father’s work ethic and ambitions. Instead of beginning a sporting goods business, Biff decides that he is going to buy his own ranch. Biff’s decisions prove that unlike, Willy, he believes that success is truly obtained with strong work ethic and being happy with the work that you do. Like all women in 1949, Linda Loman is expected to stay home and take care of her family.
Aibileen works in Miss Elizabeth Leefolt’s house; there she takes care of Mae Mobley Leefolt. Aibileen lost her son Treelore in an accident. She started her job in Leefolt’s residence after the fifth month of her son’s funeral. Aibileen’s best friend Minny is the only soul who checked in daily to see whether Aibileen is alive. Minny is a coloured maid like Aibileen.
Through hardships and suffering, through celebration and joy, family will always be there to support and comfort you, as you will to them. Dicey’s Song, by Cynthia Voigt, is a realistic fiction novel that takes place along the Chesapeake Bay. Dicey Tillerman and her three younger siblings are learning to adjust and fit in at their new home with their grandmother, after their emotionally-ill mother abandoned them. They all grew closer, and learned to love, help, and protect each other when Dicey and her brothers and sister started having issues at school, and money began dwindling. Dicey’s grandmother ended up adopting the children , and by the time the news of the kids’ mother’s death reached them, they were a true, close and united, family.
When Okenwa is sick his parents treat him very well, they brought him medicine and called a doctor “My father brought me Panadol. My mother telephoned Dr.Igbokwe.”. They also look after him very well. They made him a drink, stayed home for a week and created a patient’s altar beside his bed “…watching me drink a cup of Milo that my father made.” “…one of them was home throughout the week that I had Apollo.”
Another reason that I want to go to Mitty is that I want to be closer to my home if I am needed. My grandmother is alone at home since my grandfather passed away last year. She doesn’t drive and needs company sometimes when she misses my grandfather. Mitty is very close to my home that will allow me to help my parents when the time comes that I can go home when needed and also close to my sisters’ school at Saint
According to Noelle Crombies article ‘Medical marijuana for a child with leukemia’, Mykayla, started showing cancer symptoms last spring. She was diagnosed with leukemia and underwent chemotherapy. MyKayla stated that, “The chemotherapy makes you feel like you want to stay up all night long." She is now prescribed medical marijuana and it helps her eat, sleep and even feel happy. Her mother said, “she’s like she was before.
They gently guided us through what was happening to him, what we should expect to see, changes he will go through as death gets closer and helped us begin the grieving process, they even followed up with us a week or so after he passed to make sure we were getting through that first week and to see if we wanted or needed grief counseling. Going through this experience opened my heart for this type of care, even though it was a sad time in my life it is something I will always remember. Realizing not everyone can excel in this type of nursing, caring for the dying is emotionally tough, but I believe it is something I have a heart for, I can
My grandmother, having lost a son four months before I was born, didn’t take risk when it came to health. She knew how something major could appear so minor. We got to the hospital around eleven at night; the doctor had me jumping off the bed, when he started feeling my abdomen. I couldn’t remember anything past that, until I woke up to my mom crying out “Dakota wake up, you're okay,” then my grandmother saying “Stacy, he will be okay.
Maggie has been living at home and understands exactly what the quilts mean to her family but plans to use the quilts with her future family.
A major theme in A&P is personal freedom. Throughout the story Updike uses metaphor for all elements in the story to implies the theme. At the beginning of the story, Sammy uses sarcastic tone to describe the customers as “sheep” and “houseslaves” which implies he is different from them in mindset. The way how Sammy talks about others shows his intellectual mind. He is not same as Stokesie who wants to be a manager one day.