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).
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) . Sal then was being told by her grandparents that it was not her fault "Sometimes you know in your heart you love someone, but you have to go away before your head can figure it out" (Creech, page 146).
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.
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. Overall, the short story “The Jilting of Granny Weatherall,” by Katherine Porter is a great example of what it is for one to be in their last days of life on ones “deathbed” taking their last breath.
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. Her mom tells her, “Why don’t you keep your room clean like your sister?..
Laura finally voices her opinion about whom she would like to give a gift to, even though Shelley obviously doesn’t like that Laura still stays strong on her belief. It is nice to finally see more life and personality in her, we can finally see a spark in her eyes. 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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