She lives behind the dump and with an abusive father. She thought Atticus was making fun of her when he was calling her ‘Miss’ and ‘ma'am’, which shows that she hasn’t been treated with much respect and doesn’t know how to give respect to others. She is also very uneducated. She never had the chance to go to school. The way she talked and the way she didn’t understand words like “friend” in the trial shows just how uneducated she was.
They called him Mr. Freeman and they all loved him! Until that day. Bailey ( her brother) and her mother weren’t home one day, leaving her and Mr. Freeman alone together. He made a bad decision, sexually abusing Maya. She was only seven, it frightened her so much!
At the beginning of film, Tre is being brought up by his mother, Reva. In her conversations with a school official and Tre himself it is revealed to the audience that the boy has a bad temper and often gets into trouble. After his last infraction a decision was made to have the boy go live with his dad based on an agreement which had been made between his mother and himself, but importantly based on his mother's realization that she can only do so much but can’t teach him to be a man since only his father could do that. There is also single mother, Brenda Baker. In Boyz in the Hood, she is a single mother raising Ricky and Darin.
Mayella, injured beyond repair by the forces of poverty and by the hatred that surrounds her and her family Mayella’s father forces her to lie about what really happened between her and Tom Robinson Although Mayella knows that she can tell the truth about the trial her father forces her to lie about what Tom Robinson really did. All Mayella wants is attention from someone because she has never felt that feeling before because of the way her father treats her. Although Mayella has her flaws, she does not deserve to be harmed and mistreated because truly she has not harmed anyone. This leads to the ultimate act of innocence displayed by Tom
This was a sister trying to bury her dead brother. He should feel some level of sympathy for her. After unwillingly compromising with Antigone, his son Haimon attempts to talk some sense into him (635-765). At first, Haimon enters the room calmly and more than willing to talk, just upon hearing rumors that his father sentenced his fiancé to death. This type of patience exemplifies the great amount of maturity that Haimon has, which does not seem to be found in his father.
They both lack of sociality and romance and denial. Miss Brill and Emily Grierson both experience lonesome and rejection, and obviously neither of them know how to deal or cope with it. The way that Emily was raised with her father always pushing away anyone who tried to get involved in Emily’s life. In his eyes no one was good enough for his daughter, and this continued till the day he died. After Emily’s fathers death a man named Homer Barron walked into her life, and lest just say he wasn’t feeling the exact same way about her, or any other woman in that matter.
One of the emotions the narrator undergoes is intimidation toward her husband. In “The Yellow Wallpaper” it says, “If a physician of high standing, and one’s own husband, assures friends and relatives that there is really nothing the matter with one but temporary nervous depression -- a slight hysterical tendency--what is one to do?” The narrator is a woman and has no say about her own medical condition, due to the fact that she is a female, but her husband can say and tell her whatever he wants to about her condition and that intimidates her. He can have complete control over the narrator because he is more educated than her and he has a higher standing in society than women did. Another example of the narrator’s intimidation for the husband is in “The Yellow Wallpaper” it says, “I get unreasonably angry with John sometimes. I’m sure I never used to be so sensitive.
Celie lives with her Younger sister Nettie and a brood of half brothers and sisters. She lives a life of abuse and moil with a mother who is sickly and worn out with childbearing and soon dies, and Alphonso, whom she thinks is her father. But who later turns out to be her stepfather. Celie lives like a slave- cooking, cleaning and looking after the other children. She is denied to go to school, because according to her stepfather, she is ‘too dumb to keep going to school’ (CP 9).
Mayella jumped on Tom and Tom couldn’t defend himself because he could hurt her. Mayella states, “ I never kissed a grown man before, what my daddy does to me does not count” (265). Mayella is beaten senseless by her father constantly and Bob Ewell witnessed Mayella jump on Tom but was disgusted by what he saw
Tom has to go by the Ewell’s house daily to go work. One day like any other day Mayella ask Tom to come inside the house and check a door for her.Tom went in and relaized that there was nobody else in the house beside him and Mayella.It was on that particularly day the incident happened.As statted on page 225. On page 256 Scout feels that Mayella is lonely because she is a mixed child,Mayella comes from whites and black people side.Mayella lives in a poor town where blacks live and some white people so whites won’t talk to her.Black people wont talkj to her beacuse she has white blood in her so they put her aside.During the court Atticus asked her if she has any friuends she did not know what friends ment she thought that Atticus was making