When Felicia left Echo Park she started to work for the Calhouns. When working with the Calhouns, Mrs.Calhoun was feeling loneliness because of her husband. She was feeling alone because her husband was not in love with her but he was in love with the pizza delivery guy. Mrs.Calhoun 's was just part of his cover up which made her feel alone. Mrs. Calhoun also did not have any friends to have conversations with about her husband.
In Lupe’s case, her father left the family when she was five, an example of one of Agnew’s three major types of negative relations: the removal of positive stimuli. Her father’s departure hurt, angered Lupe, leading her to seek comfort through excessive eating, the only way she knew how to handle her emotions, which ultimately led her to become 400 pounds by the 9th grade. However, according to Agnew, not all people would have responded to this strain the same way, it just turned out that her mother had a nervous breakdown after her husband left and turned to drugs and eventually ended up in prison. This suggests that Lupe didn’t have any resources or social support available such that she couldn’t turn to her mother for help. Additionally, her sister was younger than her and couldn’t provide any support, as she didn’t know what to say to her, meaning that Lupe couldn’t cope in conforming ways.
"Ah can’t die easy thinkin’ maybe de menfolks white or black is makin’ a spit cup outa you: Have some sympathy fuh me. Put me down easy, Janie, Ah’m a cracked plate." Nanny is beyond exhausted. She grew up during slavery, was raped and had to raise her child, Leafy, without a father. Nanny never got married because she was worried that Leafy would be trampled upon like she was.
Mom also loses her job because she did not want to do it, she thought teaching was hard so the kids had to deal with their Mom’s dream to be an artist, not a teacher she ditches her teaching job for a low paying job because it made her happy because of this it made it hard for the kids to live a easy life but yet they still forgave mom. After the Walls moved out of their grandma’s home in Welch they moved into a rotting house that they could barely afford because they had very little money the rotting house had no indoor plumbing and was also located in Welch. Dad believed that there was enough land at their rotting house to build a Glass Castle so Dad had the kids dig a hole. After the kids dug the hole Dad fills it with trash and the hole they dug up for the Glass Castle was used as a dumpster even after that the kids still forgave him. I believe that if I were the kids and I worked that hard to be lied
When the money ran out herself and Des began fighting a lot and he moved out as a result. Angela has bills that are piling up and she is becoming worried. Ricky’s shoes are letting in the wet but she does not have any spare money. Angela cannot get Ricky into nursery as she does not have a job and is becoming bored at home with the baby. The baby is hard work and Angela cannot take her eyes off Michelle.
Cyntoia was born to an alcoholic mother with records of multiple psychiatric disorders; quoting from Brown’s mother, “Bipolar, personality disorder, suicidal, manic depressive, which is an unguarded condition. At times I’ve had homicidal thoughts for people that have hurt me. I’ve been raped, and I always wanted to do things to them for hurting me.” Furthermore, to add even more to the trauma, Cyntoia, her mother and grandmother were all raped over the course of three generations. Cyntoia’s mother also was unable to take care of the girl, as she has a history of intergenerational abuse; She had also testified to heavy drinking, about a fifth of whiskey per day, while pregnant with the girl; mother’s alcoholism had resulted in Cyntoia being born with Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder, which has slowed her brain development and had lowered her IQ. Brown’s mother began using crack cocaine when the girl was eight months; furthermore, by the time she was 2 years old, Cyntoia was given up for adoption.
In addition, Abel spent all of his money on alcohol, and he shot Trevor’s mother. Although Trevor’s mother tried to report her abuse, the police remained patriarchal and did not arrest Abel or file her accusations. In South Africa “a woman is either raped or battered every four minutes.” () These women, are also victims of patriarchal society in South Africa as women are still suffering under men. Through this all, Trevor was able to move on with his life and pursue his career. His mother couldn’t help him overcome his traumatic experiences, yet because of his upbringing and optimistic attitude, he was able to move on, and even find humor in
She explains, “My father’s family abandoned me and my mother after his death. We couldn’t get a shelter at my mother’s family as her parents demised. They were against accepting my mentally ill mother”. The mother was Rani’s world and she grew up in a very much-closed environment enjoying only her mentally sick mother’s company. She says, “My mother’s painful life was caused by her friend’s betrayal so I am scared of trusting anyone.
For instance, the author uses “she did not hear the story as many women have heard the same, with paralyzed inability to accept its significance. She wept at once, with sudden, wild abandonment, in her sister’s arms.when the storm of grief had spent itself she went away to her room alone. She would have no one follow her.”(page 843) In this evidence, author uses the other women to compare to Mrs.mallard. It discover that Mrs mallard love her husband,but she didn’t satisfy her life. On the other hand, the sentence expose the fact of society, the man is their everything, they don’t have chance to start new life, the death of husband mean the
The character Lila had to leave her schooling and stay at home to look after her two sisters. Women experience social evils in society. They have been treated cruelly which affects them both physically and mentally. In Desai‟s novel Fasting Feasting, Uma‟s cousin Anamika has to face the cruel torture imposed by her husband and her mother-in-law. “Anamika was beaten regularly by her mother-in-law while her husband stood by and approved – or at least, did not object.”(Fasting Feasting, 71) She is beaten by her husband even when she is pregnant.