Being “in command of two languages” allows to mix in with white and black. Calpurnia is able to communicate and share her thoughts with both the cultures. Therefore, she proves the opinions wrong in the Jim Crow laws. Jim Crow laws state black women cannot read and write Whereas, Calpurnia is able to do both. Calpurnia goes against the Laws and proves herself worthy of white people.
She looks at her mom as a monster and “monsters are half and half borderline creatures who horrify precisely because they are at once human and not human natural and unnatural” (Pitchford 61). She thinks her mother isn't human, because no real human could put her through the amount of pain and trouble her mom has put her through. Also, she is struggling with the idea that her mom has good qualities and bad qualities, but the bad seem to shine through more which deem her a monster. Since both main characters felt like they couldn't escape their mothers it drove a wedge their relationships. On account of dealing with constant bad memories and moments, it left them with a bad relationship with their mother, which in turn also left a lasting mark on the
This shows the underlying sexism because the town accepts Rebecca's inculpation, even though she was one of the most respected members of the community. She was, despite her reputation, still weak and prone to evil simply because of her sex. No man in the story is as easily implicated, for a man to be incriminated he must make move directly against the court, like Proctor, who attempts to overthrow the court. Overall in The Crucible it is clear that women are seen as more easily
Some people feel unwanted, as if they don’t belong. Often they have just not found the right place to reside. Sue Monk Kidd, author of, “The Secret Life of Bees” which discusses a girl named Lily who grew up with her abusive father and the guilt of accidentally murdering her own mother. She never felt at home, especially because she hand many questions about her mother, Deborah. She ran away with her nanny, Rosaleen, in hopes of finding a place to call home.
Of course Macbeth “proceeds, partly out of vaulting ambition, and partly out of fear of his wife’s mockery of his manhood” because he wants to be a man for his wife (283). Her ambition and greed for power turned her husband into a monster and ultimately was the cause of both of their downfall. Another way she appeared to be evil is the way she reacted after Macbeth killed King Duncan. Both characters seemed to be frantic at this time, however,
Everyone wants to have power, but there are some things that stop us from achieving power. In “To Kill a Mockingbird” the one thing we have questions about is “Where does power lie with Mayella Ewell?” Mayella is white, poor women who live in Maycomb, Alabama, And due to being poor and a women, Mayella is powerless. Her class and gender puts her at the bottom of the power spectrum. This might seem odd since Mayella is white, but that’s the only thing that her makes her powerful; race. Mayella is overall powerless; she has no power except for the fact she’s white.
She says, “Dad was perfect,” even though the quote provides information that he is flawed by being an alcoholic. Rex Walls made Jeannette’s life scary and eventful, but she continued to love him and keep him on a pedestal. Jeannette 's mother, on the other hand, came across more negatively according to my classmates and I. While there are some extreme situations in the book that are absolutely horrible for a child to experience, many of the situations with her mom were the worst. Sure she was starving and that was bad, but it was the mother who was mentioned more, not the fact that Jeannette was hungry.
To give one example of manipulation, Flannery O'Connor, Georgia State author of "A Good Man Is Hard to Find", writes that "You wouldn't shoot a lady, would you?"(421). The grandmother is trying to make the misfit vulnerable, even though he has already killed everyone but her. She's begging the misfit for her life. Every one of those people would still be alive if it was not for the grandmother. She did not have much hope left anyways for her life because she annoyed the misfit with her ugly and selfish ways.
Furthermore, the narrator goes through a rough time during the story because her mother feels like she can be good at something and stick to it. The narrator thinks otherwise because of the fact that she wants to do something that is in her best interest. For instance, the narrator’s experiences as a child were difficult to deal with because of the suffering that the mother gave to her. The mother had authority over the narrator and forced her to involve in things that she did not want to do. An indication of the story is, “Only two kinds of daughters.
In the short story, women have been portrayed as vulnerable people who are poor cannot be able to determine their destiny. (Farghaly, Nadine 5) This is evidenced at the time when the sister to Helen Stoner was killed in "Speckled Band" and Miss Rucastle being locked up in "The Cooper Beeches". However, there are few women such as Hatty Doran and Irene Adler who were able to determine their fate and whose independence shocked many. The third theme is the theme of society and class. Sherlock Holmes states on numerous occasions that the status of the customers he usually serves is not much essential to him than the interest of the issues they present him.
In to Kill a Mockingbird Scout started as an innocent girl that lived in the south during the great depression that didn 't know much about life. She started to understand more over time in the book, especially during the trial of Tom Robinson.She notice that life wasn 't fair and that there is some people that she couldn 't understand their way of thinking.She sees people such as the Ewells that are some repugnant people. Harper Lee does a great job at making me feel sympathetic for Mayella because of her appearance of scared and fragile.“she seemed somehow fragile-looking, but when she sat facing us in the witness chair she became what she was, a thick-bodied girl accustomed to strenuous labor”.Mayella is looking fragile for what she has been to.She is trying to get the audience to think she is fragile, but she is no easy to handle the girl.She has been through a lot and nobody in her house helps her with the hard work around.She needs someone to help her and Tom Robinson tried to because he felt sorry for her.Although she might seem that she is trying to play the audience,her whole life has been in awful abused.