The mothers are actually very proud of their daughters, though, they just want them to strive for excellence. Lindo Jong states, “‘I am ashamed she is ashamed. Because she is my daughter and I am proud of her, and I am her mother and she is not proud of me.’”(Tan
It is important because this shows that Aunt Baba is loving and cares for her own, not like Niang and Adeline’s siblings. Another example is on page 121, Aunt Baba says “One day, the world will recognize your talent, and we'll leave them and live together in our own home. Just the two of us.” This means that Aunt Baba loves Adeline so much she wishes she could spend more time with her even though Adeline has to go to boarding school. It is important because this is the last time Adeline will see Aunt Baba ever again. Who needs the other the most?
Two Kind by Amy Tan has a variation of both. Both Jing-mei and her mother faces each form of conflict and they are revealed throughout the story. Jing-mei and her mother have some very good examples of internal conflicts. It was one part of the story when Jing-mei feels sad that she couldn’t live up to be that person that her mother wants her to be. It is showing that Jing-mei feels bad.
In this fiction novel by Zora Neale Hurston, “Their Eyes Were Watching God”, Janie- The main character- is constantly going through emotional journeys to try and find herself. We read about her different stage from a young child to a full-grown woman. We see how she gets to that point through plenty of heartbreaks, from her grandmother and especially guys. she significantly changes on the inside and out due to many things but after she leaves Logan -who crushes her marriage dreams- to be with Jody-who makes her feel like her dreams are restores- as time goes on their relationship goes down the drain and her views change from idealistic to realistic, like when Jody is in his death bed and blames her for him being there. As we know, when Janie had to marry Logan she gets her dreams of a beautiful and happy marriage crushed.
Numerous stories wouldn’t be as good without the minor characters in it. Minor characters can add to the conflict of the book. They also help to develop the main character’s. Specifically Rufus’s mom played a role in how Rufus grew up to be. Rufus’s mom was a greedy and nervous woman at the same time.
She needed to show people that she was more than her title and family background. Anne’s family are expecting her to be to be ‘perfect’ so she can marry into a good family, this is no easy struggle for any teenager as everyone wants to please their parents. Anne’s self-esteem dropped. She says that “One’s job is to look so totally ravishing that the marriage settlements are signed and sealed by the end of one’s first season”. Anne is so accustomed to having to be the perfect daughter and ‘trophy’ wife that she knows no different.
As the song changes characters, the setting of the song changes as well. The narrator is still the father but as he describes when his daughter is telling him about the issues, the setting changes. As the song plays through the setting changes once again to the school because the father is taking his daughter and learns the young girl had passed away. When a song or story is told, the functions of the story plays a major key in how the story gets across to readers. Alyssa Lies has a very emotional story that is being told throughout the entire song.
Being an unwanted daughter she already has a pretty sad life however, she has a couple of people who are there for her when times get hard. In Chinese traditions there is a belief of superstitions. If a child’s mother dies while giving birth soon after the child is considered bad luck. Adeline 's mother died when Adaline was just 2 weeks old and her family blames the death of their mother on Adaline. “But then Mama died giving birth to you.
When Jing-Mei, the main character, learns that her late mother has twin daughters living in China and she has to make the decision on how to tell them that her mother is passed. Her mother had run into tough times when the twins were born, had to give them up, and had not been able to see them again before she passed away. Now Jing-Mei is traveling to China with her father, and surprisingly slowly finds herself along the way. The author, Amy Tan, uses the story to explain how the narrator’s journey to china was changed her life. It shows that it was the tough decision to tell someone that you lost your love ones.
"But she named the infant "Pearl," as being of great price ,—purchased with all she had,— her mother 's only treasure!" ( Hawthorne, 73). Hester is saying her love for her daughter Pearl is the greatest treasure that she would not change for anything in the world. No matter what the townspeople say Hester loves Pearl. I feel that the previous paragraphs state my opinion of why Hester should keep Pearl.