Have you ever wondered how it feels to be misunderstood or to not understand? In the short stories “Confetti Girl” and “Tortilla Sun” they have the same thoughts and i’m here to explain them. Both of the stories have feelings of being misunderstood and to not understand. To begin, in the Confetti Girl in paragraphs 1-2 it talks about her mom in the past. She remembers what she used to do with her mom after school and now that she's gone everything has changed with her dad now.
And how Nea deals with this events. This story is written with the immature and unreliable 12-year old perspective. These two sisters have grown together all through their life’s, creating a strong bound, and the fact that her family and a “old guy” is taking away her sister is something she can’t stand. In the end Nea believes that she is saving Sourdi from Mr.Chhay and her mother. However what Nea does not understand in all her youth and idealism , is that sourdi does not want to be saved: She willfully accepts her fate and her marriage to Mr.Chhay because she finds financial stability and a secure future.
In Gary Soto’s short story ‘Growing Up,” the main character, Maria, says, “‘I know, I know. You’ve said that a hundred times,’ she snapped.” Maria is acting ungrateful because she doesn’t want to go on vacation with her family and she is arguing with her father about it instead of being grateful for what she has. Being grateful is feeling or showing an appreciation of kindness and being thankful. In the story Maria argues with her father about not wanting to go on vacation with her family and claims that she is old enough to stay home by herself. Maria is trying to grow up too fast and she put her family to the side instead of being grateful.
“Be yourself, everyone else is already taken.” -Oscar Wilde The two stories Confetti Girl and Tortilla Sun they both capture the image that you aren’t always going to agree with your parents. You should always be yourself and sometimes you have to do things to make the ones you love happy. The narrators call out their parents for being selfish and only caring about what they want. When in reality their parents are doing everything they can form their kids. In both Confetti Girl and Tortilla Sun, both narrators clearly have points of views different from their parents.
When Treplev tries to share stories from the past with his mother. Arkana forgets who she was in the past than slowly remembers. Acting out sarcastic about the past story is remembering from her past, feeling sad for her son. That seems narrow-minded because Arkadina is a mother. She doesn’t care what she did the past, it only matters what she is going to do in the future with her new lover.
The virtue of mother is showing kindness to her children and father despite rough times. Mother shows her kindness to her daughter Fletch and her younger son Euly by helping them around the house just like a mom should do. I feel that mother thinks she is a failure, since she is not able to provide a regular life for her children. It will cause her
Later on, she really wanted to look at the Amoeba, but it had living in different whether where is not cold as the place that she living. However, one day she saw it and she wanted her parent got to see it too, but her parent did not seem like they want to go, and they just stay in their table and enjoy their coffee. She felt disappointing. In few years observed her parent, she pointed out that her parent would give her anything she needs, would listen
Janie’s story begins with a very important decision that was made for her. Nanny, Janie’s grandmother decides that to insure Janie a good life she will marry her off to Logan Killicks. Janie soon decides she does not love Logan nor will she ever love Logan. One day a traveler by the name of Joe Starks catches the eye of Janie and little does she know the decisions he brings along with
Amit Kalantri, author of Wealth of Words once wrote, “Parents expect only two things from their children, obedience in their childhood and respect in their adulthood” (Daughters). Parents vary on their own understanding of their children and respecting their children’s wishes. In Shakespeare’s Taming of the Shrew and A Midsummer Night’s Dream, the two fathers in the plays most certainly want the obedience and respect from their children, but do little to return the respect back to their daughters when it comes to their daughters’ marriages. The two fathers in The Taming of the Shrew and A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Batista and Egeus, are two characters who cause the pursuits of their daughters in both of their respected plays. They are faced
Similarly, in “Walker Brothers Cowboy” (1968), the reader meets another young girl coming of age. Essential to the story is the relationship between the first-person narrator and her father. The narrator avoids identifying herself with the mother whom she apprehends to be ridiculed by the neighbors and idealizes instead her more relaxed father. Chodorow notes that the father´s role “serve[s] in part to break a daughter´s primary unit with and dependence on her mother. For this and a number of other reasons, fathers and men are idealized” (The Reproduction of Mothering 195).
The issue presented in this selection shows that Gaby Rodriguez is sick and tired of being expected that she will be a mother just like her mother and her older siblings. She was in honor classes and wanted to be the first of her family to go to college, everyone expected her to drop out of high school and not gradate unlike some Latina’s who would oppose the statistics by just doing well in school. She decided to fake her own pregnancy to get reactions and understand the stereotypes and what pregnant teens have to face. 2. Based on the information presented in this selection, do you feel this is an accurate account of the issue?