Beth’s world was completely falling apart. She was exhausted both physically and mentally. She begged for God to end her suffering and depression. It was difficult as her friend to witness her personality disappear before all of us who loved her. In Chapter seven of our book Burnout and Compassion Fatigue it discusses the symptoms of compassion fatigue which I witnessed in Beth; anger, sadness, grief, anxiety, depression, physical fatigue, and irritability just to name a few.
She has no one on the farm to talk to besides her husband. Curley’s wife lives in very poor and lonely conditions as no one wants to talk to her, and on top of that Curley treats her as if he owns her and decides what she can and cannot do. We come to learn at the end of Curley’s wife 's role at the end of the book how she really feels and we discover that she regrets not being an actor and regrets coming to the ranch. She also opens up by saying that she doesn’t even like Curley. Curley and his wife 's marriage is loveless and she wishes she could get out of it and have some attention.
Jean Toomer is considered one of America 's best _______ poets as evidenced by his marvelous work “Reapers”. Jean Toomers life, a life only he could explain, but that’s what makes it so much better. A lost man that found poetry as a gateway. A piece of that gateway was opened when he was offered the principal job in Sparta, Georgia. Specifically “the two months Toomer spent in Georgia would inspire the writing of “Reapers””(Reapers 193).
Beauford Delaney was an African-American painter in the 19th century. He was best known for his aesthetic artwork. His artwork was magnificent and had a meaning to it. Not only was he a painter, but he was the most true loving friend to famous novelist James Baldwin. He even painted a portrait of James Baldwin called“The Portrait of James Baldwin,” .
That left the last married daughter of the family, Mary Gibbs. She had also fell apart like the rest of her family. Once it hit the six-week mark, Mr. Gibbs ordered an autopsy, Jane tried her best to prevent it. Later on, the Cops got involved and found out that Mrs. Gibbs was poisoned with morphine and atropine. Jane finally gave up after her last victim and confessed.
One good example of this comes from her famous photographer, The Migrant Mother. During the Great Depression, Lang photographed this women who was stranded on a field because of work she was promised to get, but was never received. I took interest in this photographer particularly because of this photograph that I saw for the first time. It sent chills down my spine to picture me and my kids in that same situation and I admire the women for how strong she looks in the portrait. Her portraits of people working in the farms and those long breadlines opened the eyes of many people on just how hard that time was and the efforts that people went through to live for another
Vincent van Gogh was the greatest painter of his time. He is even considered to be the greatest dutch painter after Rembrandt. Vincent van Gogh’s nickname was “Christ of the Coal Mines”. He was a post impressionist painter His work was mostly notable for its beauty, emotion, and color. His works highly influenced 20th century art.
Poverty in the Rural South of America People in poverty aspire to live similar to a middle-class citizen or a person who lives a life with no stress. In the memoir, Change Me into Zeus’s Daughter Barbara Moss illustrates the difficult conditions of a common family living in poverty in rural Alabama. Moss suffers from an abusive father who is addicted to alcohol, a mother who tolerates the abusive relationship of her husband, and lack of the minimum essentials to maintain living. The lack of minimum essentials includes food, health, and housing. The hardships of being in poverty inspire Moss to change her future.
On August 11th, Sue was taken to Taylorville Memorial Hospital after collapsing at work. She had been acting funny all day. She was off balance, speaking differently, and seemed off all day. The emergency room physician diagnosed her with diabetes and high blood pressure. When I arrived at the hospital, my mother had been released, standing outside the emergency room entrance.
After several months of anxious waiting, Government granted exit visas for four of us, and for my parents. While I quit work, Victor continued working two, sometimes three jobs. Our Aunt Ghenya, who finally at her advanced age, lived in very decent conditions, was totally confused and lost. She was 70 years old and she did not need America; watching and trusting Russian TV propaganda, she knew that America is an awful place, where people are dying on the streets. The prospect of leaving our new comfortable apartment, familiar life and moving into unknown ruined her health I am quite certain of it.