Pearl uses her mischievousness and utter curiosity to gain clues, or to depict other characters. Without Pearl’s opinion, Arthur Dimmesdale probably would not have agreed to confess his sin along with Hester. Pearl is never, throughout the entire novel, afraid to “spit it out”. Her mother constantly tries to shush her little girl due to her becoming embarrassed by her daughter’s random outbursts. Using her “fiendish” techniques, Pearl realizes the identity of her father fairly early in The Scarlet Letter which utilizes Dimmesdale to hear from Pearl to “take her and her mother’s hand” (Hawthorne 139,
The people of Maycomb have no sympathy for Mayella or what is happening in her broken down home until they realize a colored man is involved. Tom Robinson is innocent of this crime but citizens of Alabama would never want to admit two white people are lying and a colored man is telling the truth. “Yes, suh. I felt sorry for her, she seemed to try more’n the rest of ‘em--” (Lee 264). Tom Robinson only wanted to help Mayella with her chores out of pure kindness when Mayella kissed him.
In the “Taking Flight” and “Romeo and Juliet”, both writers display a vivid image of their character 's heroism connecting it with their maturity throughout their advancement in the novel. Mabunity began her life in a crucial environment where she was raised during war. At a young age, Mabunity experienced resilient conditions that led to her parents death. When an immense storm hit the orphanage, Mabunity found a picture of a beautiful ballerina in a magazine and since then she had dreamt of becoming as contented as the ballerina. Although she struggled in her early stages, Mabunity kept her parent’s promise to travel to United States of America, her fortitude and endurasim conducted to her success as a ballerina.
‘’Coming of age ‘’ is when a book focuses on a protagonists growth from childhood to adulthood or muchority . In Raymond's Run Squeaky is the protagonist and is telling the book in her point of view , Squeaky is very protective of Raymond which is her older brother who has Down Syndrome which for example if he was 18 , he would have a mental age of 5. It attracts a lot of negative comments and she stands up for her brother and threatens to fight anyone who make comments about him. She also says she would much rather just knock people down and take her chances even though she is built smaller than others. She always protects Raymond from Gretchen and her posse.
Mr. and Mrs. Hadley had practically no relationship with their children because they had allowed the house to take over their roles as parents. The children’s behavior had gotten far out of hand; their thoughts even converted to dark violence. Their mother and father gave up on even attempting to fix anything, for they knew the kids wouldn’t be obedient. During the short story, the veldt was displayed inside of the nursery, The room had a technology that allowed the mind to choose what appeared as the scenery, which made it look and feel realistic. What was bizarre about the veldt, was that it had never seemed to change.
It is well known that for much of history, females have been largely oppressed and given few rights, unlike the male gender. Traditionally, a women’s role in society was to be a submissive housewife and to raise children. In Sophocles’ play, Antigone, a young woman goes against the law to give her dead brother a proper burial, defying the typical role expected of a female during this time period. Antigone can be seen as a role model for women because she knows her own mind, stands up to her uncle, and sacrifices herself for someone she loves. Women during this time period were expected to listen to the men in society and follow their rules.
No one really likes anyone, and Heathcliff and Mrs. Heathcliff's relationship has a sound throughout the house. Heathcliff and Cathy see themselves as the one or maybe even the same as them . which is interesting considering how big of a deal everyone else makes about Heathcliff's differentness : his swarthy complexion and low social standing. Cathy does not care about none of the difference , her love gives them
Society forcefully imposes their misogynistic views upon every citizen so that there may be order and structure. Creole norms give no leeway for actions so that there remains no uncertainty concerning acceptable actions. “The Doctor would have like during the course of conversation to ask, ‘Is there any man in the case?’ but he knew his Creole too well to make such a blunder as that” (Chopin 64). The doctor does not dare to question Edna’s faithfulness because Creole norms demand women remain faithful to their husbands, as they do not have the right to divorce. Edna disagrees with society prohibiting women’s freedom, so she rebels and rejects the judgement of others.
Tillie Olsen writes in a way that empowers women. In “I Stand Here Ironing” she writes of a young woman doing her best to raise a child on her own all while providing for her family. The narrator of the story “recalls the obstacles she faced as a single mother during the Great Depression and their inevitable consequences for her firstborn” (Werlock 1). “[She] was a young mother, [she] was a distracted mother” (Olsen 29) which lead to her raising of Emily to be incredibly difficult; “Her father left [the narrator] before she was a year old. [She] worked her first six years when there was work, or [she] sent her home and to his relatives” (Olsen 28).
Tom Robinson is portrayed by a Mockingbird because Mockingbirds do not harm others, they only sing for us. Tom is wrongly accused of raping a white woman, Mayella Ewell, when in actuality he is a helpful, hardworking, and honest man who was helping Mayella with her chores around the house. Tom Robinson does not hurt Mayella Ewell in any way but he does dare to feel sorry for her because of her loneliness and financial state which is why he was willing to help her around the house. Tom Robinson’s pity on Mayella Ewell is seen as unfathomable and is not accepted by the court. As shown on page 197, ”’Mr.