Since she is ill and the family think that she is not any help to them , she says : "It was decided that I should die" (Atwood 226). She feels that she is in the way and that she should die so her sister could have her way. When she is diagnosed with her disease, her sister feels that she would never get married because of it. The narrator never asks for anything but to be by herself ,so she lets her sister get the attention that she needs, because she is getting married. "That way I would stand in the way of my sister, I would not room over her like a fate" (Atwood 226).
When her mother was giving birth to the baby, he was born dead, she then needed to do a hysterectomy, she could not have more babies. Chanhassen then wanted to travel to find herself. When Sal 's mother got to Idaho, she died in the tragic bus accident, Sal started to blame herself "I didn 't want to blame her. She was my mother, and she was part of me." (Creech, page 109) .
When Emily’s father died, she refused the town from taking his body and burying it. She wanted to keep her father’s body with her and the town was “about to use law and force, but she broke down, and they buried her father quickly” (453). She also hid Homer’s body after she killed him. Emily wanted to keep him with her forever and did not let him say no to marrying her. She bought clothes and a bathroom set to
In fact, she says the singing tree did not sing anymore. “That day I climbed up into the maple and watched the singing tree waiting for it to sing… It did not sing.” 93 Sal misses her mom so in her mind the singing tree doesn’t sing without her mom. “The morning my father learned my mother wasn’t coming back, he left to Lewiston,Idaho… I climbed the maple and watched the singing tree… it did not sing.” The singing tree doesn’t sing without Sals mom. Sal internally and externally when her mom dies. First, Sals mom dies in a horrible bus accident,this changes sal by opening up Sal and making her imagination her mom is in the trees.Next,Sals jealous that pheobe has her mom and sal doesn’t, this changes sal because she now realizes that she wasn’t mad at her mom she just missed her and got confused.Finally,Sal felt singing tree was not singing because her mom is gone,this changes sal she realizes that she has a connection with the tree and without her mom the singing tree doesn’t sing.All this allowed Sal to change internally and externally because Sal now knows what it feels like to walk in other people’s
Katherine Porter discusses, “So, my dear Lord, this is my death and I wasn’t even thinking about it. My children have come to see me die. But I can’t it’s not time” (Porter 71). Granny is not ready to be taken she does not want to leave her children behind. When it comes to death, no one will ever be ready because it is an awful feeling to know one will no longer be with loved ones.
.sure her own [looks were] all right” (988), wanted to become independent and do things that not every girl her age does, faces a male who wants her, but she does not want him, she begins to become afraid. The story shows that Connie was not prepared for Arnold Friend’s despite her actions beforehand. Connie is the opposite of her sister, June. June is a goodie-to-shoes while Connie wants to be her own person. Her mother always nags on Connie saying that she should be like June who follows the rules and is a good role model.
After Laura and her friends leave, she goes to a graveyard with Shelley to look at Annie Laurie’s grave. We finally see someone other than Laura grieve about her death, even though she doesn’t say much about the subject. Annie Laurie’s death has affected all of the Fairchilds, but they just don’t voice their feelings ““Annie Laurie,” said Shelley softly, still in that practical voice that made Laura wonder. It always seemed to Laura that when she wanted to think of her mother, they would prevent her, and when he was not thinking of her, then they would say her name” (Welty 174). Laura is always
Winnie and The Everlasting Water “ The brave may not live forever, but the cautious never live at all by”-Allison Moulton. In the beginning of the story Winnie runs away to find the forever living Tucks. Later Winnie finds out that the spring water made you immortal. In my opinion, I think Winnie should not have drunk the water because Winnie would have to watch her loved ones die, the population would increase, and Winnie would have to keep the secret to herself forever about the spring water. To begin with, Winnie should have not drunk the water because she would have to watch her loved ones die.
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. Since the beginning of the story Nea believes that she is saving or protecting Sourdi from the expectations of her mother and Mr. Chhay. The mother and the uncle have fix a marriage with an older man named Mr.Chhay. Sourdi is a young girl that has a boyfriend name Duke, But her mom really dosen’t cares what Sourdi thinks or wants. So Sourdi meets Mr.chhay and she feels uncomfortable in the
People usually cohabitate because they either believe they are not ready for marriage or couples simply don’t believe in it. In the essay “I Wish They’d Do It Right” by Jane Doe, we are presented with Doe’s real life experience about her son cohabitating. Doe’s son and his girlfriend have been living together for seven years and finally have a kid, but they are not yet married. Doe assumes that the child will give them a reason to actually get married, however they tell her that they don’t believe in marriage. Doe essentially objects to their decision of not getting married because she doesn’t want her grandchild to go through any inconveniences or embarrassments by his peers.
At first Josie hated her father Michael for what he did to her mother, but then ends up opening her heart to him and accepting him into the family. She also didn’t get along with her Nonna that well at the start, but after realizing what her Nonna went through when she was her age, Josie and her Nonna started to see eye to eye. The reason Josie didn’t get along with Katia (Nonna) that well was because of the way she treated Josie’s mother. If Christina (Josie’s mother) or Josie ever did or wanted to do something Katia will always say “people will talk” and that really annoyed both of them. Josie’s relationship with her mother is a love hate relationship, one minute they love each other to bits and the next they’ll be screaming and throwing stuff at each other.
Her family encouraged Rose to get married, but she already vowed her life to God at the age of five. Rose was afraid to be taken by vanity from her beauty and she became afraid that her beauty would bring suitors. Her mother was hoping to wed her daughter because she knew that Rose would be the most beautiful bride in Lima. Rose was sad to let her mom know that she was not going to marry because she swore to concentrate herself to God. Her mother accepted her decision, but thought that Rose should be in a convent.
5.) Vita is waiting desperately for her father to come back home but he never did. She once felt that he would return home when she was young, but she decided to let go of the thought that he would return at the end of the story. This draws to a conclusion that Vita doesn 't believe he would come back anymore. Her thoughts and statements about her father reveals that she really loves her father.
Growing up I knew that I didn’t want kids because I didn’t want the responsibility. So I asked my mom did she ever want kids and at first it was no until she had me and then her mind had changed. After, that I asked her “what are abortions”(because I heard the term from school, but didn’t know what it meant) and she told me what they were and I didn’t like it. So, when I asked her has she ever had one, we got into sort of a debate. I didn’t understand why she would do something so cruel so many times.
Offered by a human” (195). In Their Eyes Were Watching God, Janie’s grandmother Nanny makes Janie marry someone she does not love. Janie does not want to marry Logan, but she concedes to her grandmother’s demands. The grandmother merely wants Janie’s life to be secure and safe; the grandma did not want Janie to turn out like Janie’s mother. Janie holds anger for her grandma because of the grandmother’s decision, but eventually, after she matures, Janie realizes that Nanny was merely doing it