A thorough analysis of The Greats Gatsby, by F. Scott Fitzgerald, demonstrate a woman named Daisy is pressured to act according to the current era ethics. Daisy is portrayed as an ideal woman from a quick glance, however she is far from the current norm and she contains flaws that do not come from the mold a woman is expected to be shaped from in the modern era. It becomes conspicuous in a statement from Gatsby that Daisy priorities wealth over love. “’She never loved you, do you hear?’ he cried. ‘She only married you because I was poor and she was tired of waiting for me.” (pg.
This is actually the plight of Baram Alkali’s case in Personal Angle. According to her, a woman may react by self-pity and tears followed by a hardness to love as is Zaria’s reaction, sentimental, passive almost bordering on martyrdom. A wife may immerse herself in the hurt and pain of unrequited and neglected love leading to psychosis as is the case with Zaria. She demonstrates her guts and feminine will power to make a break of it and claim back her name and identity. Even after her separation from her husband, Alhaji Teller lusts hopelessly after her but she refuses to give in preferring to maintain her dignity.
In Heather Lende’s book, Find the Good, she writes in a way that makes the story seem uniquely personal. She doesn’t shy away from talking about her true feelings in her own experiences, even when they aren’t a feeling that she particularly agrees with at the time that she wrote the book, like her feelings when her adopted daughter, Stoli, was unmarried and pregnant at the age of twenty one. Even though they were a happy couple at the time and seemed completely prepared to have their first child, Heather was very worried about it and even thought to herself that “I must have done a bad job” (Lende 33). However, Heather learns from reacting this way and strives to be the best mother that she can be after this. Throughout this book, you get a sense that you are learning these valuable life lessons alongside Heather, rather than her simply telling you about them.
Nanny who has been Janie’s caretaker has several hopes and dreams for her granddaughter. Nanny is not entirely perfect at her job of raising Janie, since her dreams for her are clouded by her own scarring experiences. Nanny attempts to insure a better life for Janie by forcing her to marry Logan Killicks, an old and wealthy man. Blinded by her own dreams, hopes, and desires, Nanny makes many impositions on Janie, “Have some sympathy fuh me. Put me down easy, Janie, Ah’m a cracked plate” (Hurston 20).
In this assignment I’m going to write about the different personalities of Mama, Maggie and Dee. Dee is Mama’s older daughter who had renamed herself as (Wangero Leewanika Kimanjo)¬.we learn that Dee is jealous, and concern among her family Mama and Maggie, she misjudge them, too. She is also not interested in winning them. During the story Dee is arrogant with her
In Amy Tan’s Joy Luck Club, the different stories show how the different characters develop and progress. Rose Hsu Jordan begins “Half and Half” as someone who clearly lacks of conviction as she allows everyone but her to make decisions. Throughout “Without Wood”, however, Rose Hsu Jordan begins to learn, with the help of her mother, how to speak up. In both stories, Rose Hsu Jordan’s development transforms her from a timid and passive girl, to an assertive woman who doesn’t allow others to step on her. Nonetheless, this change was brought upon not by an event, but rather, it was brought upon by Rose’s mother.
A feminine Oedipal attitude involves a girl’s romantic feelings for her father figure and her resentment, and ultimate identification, with her mother (Frager and Fadiman, 2013). Melissa’s mother is warm, loving, passive, and submissive. Likewise, Melissa is described by her friends as lively and fun to be around; she is warm and loving, like her mother. The latency period is not relevant to Melissa’s current personality as a psychosexual stage, as it is typically psychologically uneventful (Frager and Fadiman, 2013). The genital stage is similarly unimportant in understanding Melissa.
Reacting in a way we’d expect someone her age to react when some one hurts you is stereotypical. Displaying anger and hurt when betrayed is a realistic response. Maryam is a static and realistic character. Journeying along side the girls she makes no major decisions, consistently acting as the stable mother figure. Eager to see the narrators’ mother at the beginning of the story, she responds with tears of happiness.
The book does not hide what she thinks of the idea. She was asked by her mother and she answer honestly. The example is, “How stands your disposition to be married? It is an honor that I dream not of” (Shakespeare 42). This shows that Juliet has not thought about marriage and honestly does not want to.
Besides, the mother is very interested in her daughter, but she becomes happy when she learns that Jack has no parents. His income, his wealth, his occupations are more important than his educational background or his relatives according to Lady Bracknell. Another example is about Algernon and Earnest about the cigarette case. By joking themselves, they give us information about
Hurston divulges in the deception of hopes and dreams through the recurrent symbol of the horizon. What one hopes for on the horizon is ultimately what deceives one. In Janie’s adolescence, she presumes that she loves Nanny, her grandmother and legal guardian, and that Nanny knew better for Janie’s welfare. However, during Janie’s newfound independence and self-discovery after a controlling marriage, she discovers her true feelings of Nanny: hate. She abominates Nanny because, “Nanny had taken the biggest thing God ever made, the horizon… and pinched it in to such a little bit of a thing that she could tie it around her granddaughter’s neck tight enough to choke her” (Hurston 89).
The act of memorizing and repeating, absorbing only until the next subject lesson of memorizing and repeating comes along. Maybe for some, whose mind works in this way, it is a productive way to learn, I however, need to absorb. I need to be able to relate the information I have learned in order to retain it. I am that person who reads the manuals. I enjoy reading the instruction manual.
One mother commented, “I have really enjoyed reading this book but I would not recommend this for my teenage children to read. The reason behind my hesitation is because the way the ‘monster’ makes [Kristina] feel is almost enticing rather than revolting” ("All Member Reviews for Crank”). If mothers and fathers are working toward keeping their children away from drugs as they grow up, they certainly do not want a character like Kristina threatening the effectiveness of their parenting. Since Kristina describes herself as “the perfect daughter” and a “gifted high school junior” at the beginning of the novel, many young adult readers can identify with her, which also implies that any young adult, regardless of their perfect GPA or involvement in numerous after school activities, can
Alyss goes through conflicts to help make her stronger and grow as a person. In the beginning of the novel, Alyss is characterized as childish, kind, and Loveable. The author states in The Looking Glass Wars that “This was not how she should have been using her imagination and she knew it. ‘I just did not want him to catch us.’ She had had the faintest glimmer of an imagination
Also, the technicality of this piece rings true to the person that you learn Didion is. In her memoire she writes “Information is control”, which is a direct example of the ways in which Didion copes. She copes by learning everything that she can about the subject in order to limit surprises, and then she achieves the control that someone like her