The Putnam’s daughter’s eyes are open, unlike Betty’s , her eyes are closed like she is asleep. After visiting Betty Mrs.Putnam started blaming others for her children’s death. She continues contentious saying her children were killed from witchcraft. She doesn’t think of any other reason why her children died. “They were murdered, Mr.Parris!
The author writes with cyclical elements to show that mothers and daughters may be more alike than they may seem The theme of Marriage and Divorce is cyclical because two of the daughters get divorced, and one has great deal of problems in her marriage. In The Joy Luck Club, the daughters start learning how to stand up for themselves to their partners. Rose Hsu Jordan finally tells her soon to be ex-husband that she wants their old house, and she is willing to fight for herself (Tan 196). Lena St. Clair tells her husband Harold that she isn’t happy with their marriage (Tan 164).
The first victim of the family was the mother Mrs. Mattie Davis. Next was the daughter who went to Jane for help after losing her mother. Jane may have given her an injection that made her sleep forever with her mother. Later on, Captain Alden Davis, passed away supposedly by a "massive stroke" but he indeed was also getting help by Jane. That left the last married daughter of the family, Mary Gibbs.
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.
Nanny is successfully able to convince her granddaughter through her own traumatic experiences and make her feel “sympathy” as she tells Janie she doesn’t want her life to be spoiled like her own life was. At first, Janie refuses to marry Logan Killicks. Nanny being the older one, defends herself by saying “put me down easy” since she can no longer care for Janie and only her wish is for Janie to get married and be protected from the dangers she and her own daughter faced. By calling herself a “cracked plate” Nanny further elucidates that she went through many hardships in her own life and wants to do the right thing for her granddaughter by
She nearly faints when Calpurnia finds Jem and Scout at the trial. “I didn’t think it wise in the first place to let them (go),” Aunt Alexandra utters bitterly to Atticus when he returns home from the trial. One of Alexandra’s main goals as mother is to keep Jem and Scout innocent from their society as they grow up. According to Aunt Alexandra, adolescents do not need to listen to racist remarks and talk about rape. In short, Aunt Alexandra may not be liked necessarily by Jem and Scout, but behind her toughness is a loving and caring
Once Ellen’s grandmother wins custody of her, she is forced to leave the family she could actually see love from to her grandmother who hates her, although never truly stated, we believe the cause because of the similar features of Ellen’s and her father’s faces, Ellen then again sees herself as better as the care given of her. Her grandmother soon dies after becoming ill. Ellen has battled with who has the power in her life and her actions, when her grandmother becomes the caregiver of Ellen she tries to take the power from her. Ellen does get her wish when her grandmother dies and she takes the control again. Her father dies as well from his addiction.
One of the reasons that Adeline 's is so depressed is because the first thing is the fact that Adeline never gets any mail from anyone because her parents have forbiddened anyone from getting any mail. When she goes she was very small and then when she was older her parents never got here any new clothes and then she became known as the referee. She had made friends at her school but then her parents had have enough so then they had sent her to an orphanage.
When T. Ray came in the room and started yelling, all Lily wanted to do was help. Because of this she has to live with the constant memory of shooting her mother, and questioning herself, whether or not her mother’s purpose in coming back that hot day, was to get Lily. Most readers at this time can not even comprehend the pain Lily feels because most people do not go through times like this. Kidd presents abuse by adding the commentary, “I’d been kneeling on grits since I was six, but still I never got used to that powdered-glass feeling beneath my skin” (Kidd, 24).
He is a symbol of destructive love because he ended his marriage and somebody 's life over jealousy “ sir twas not her husband 's presence only, called that spot of joy into the duchess cheek” (13-15). He has his wife killed because she is paying other men attention. His wife could have started it but the husband wanted control and respect and he couldn 't get it so he decided to kill her. The last Duchess was killed by her husband because she was flirting with other men and her husband didn 't like it “thats my last duchess painted on the wall, looking as if she were alive” (1-2).
An-Mei’s mother taught her that she has to swallow her tears, to conceal her pain, and distrust others. After An-Mei’s mother’s death, she learned to stand up for what is right. During the funeral, An-Mei crushed the fake pearls that the Second Wife gave to An-Mei’s mother. Ying-Ying lost the control on her life when she married an American man. She redeemed her control of life after talking to Lena.
Sean Harris October 25th 2015 English Period 6 Sal Paradise: A Person Who Changes to the West Coast Mentality The “old” Sal of New York has changed to the “new” Sal by the end of the novel through his experiences on the road, meeting new people, and connecting with family members Sal hit the road to gain a different experience than he was currently getting in New York. He wanted to change his approach on America. Sal was able to accomplish his goals by leaving his East coast mentality in the East coast, and exploring the West with an open mind.
In Walk Two Moons by Sharon Creech, there is a very important subplot that relates to the main plot and it is about a girl named Phoebe and her whole, entire story. One reason and probably the most obvious is that in Phoebe’s story, her mother, Mrs. Winterbottom, goes away, and in Sal’s life, her own mother runs away. There are a few differences like Sal’s mom had passed away from her being in a bus crash in Idaho. So Sal indefinitely knew that her mother was not coming home. While, on the other hand.
William Faulkner As I Lay Dying The two most conspicuous characters in the introductory parts of the story are Addie and Darl Bundren. Addie Bundren is the mother to Cash, Darl, Jewel, Dewey Dell, and Vardaman, and is married to Anse, the patriarch of the family.
Dee, as the only female character in the group, often mistreated by the group. The gang describes her as “a giant, big feet bird” She was being ignored all of the time. The gang took her apartment and her car for granted and often left her with a hell of mass. In season 9, episode 1, “The Gang Broke Dee”, Dee was finally got tired of being argued and mistreated all the time. She decided to not care about anything.