“A Sorrowful Woman” examines the detrimental effects of the mother’s repressed sexuality on her small family, as well as how addiction and isolation hasten her descent into madness. The mother denies her sexuality for fear of retributions and judgements from her family and by society. Her repressed feelings have accumulated over the years and resulted in a subconscious hatred for her husband and son. Godwin communicates how little they mean to the woman by never even revealing their names. Instead, they are referred to as “the husband”(1) and “the child,” (1) viewed by the mother as extras in the production in which she is trying to play a believable
To begin, the lack of financial stability in the Walls family has always been problematic, however as the mother of her children, Rose Mary never contributed much to the family income due to her stubbornness and free-spirited nature. A prime example of Rose Mary not providing for her family is a constant lack of food in the house. The children’s hunger is apparent when Jeannette says, “We did eat less. Once we lost our credit at the commissary, we quickly ran out of food. Sometimes Dad’s odd jobs would come through, or he’d win some money gambling, and we’d eat for a few days.
I found it was very difficult to find the words to start the conversation that would change her life entirely. I found that it was very difficult to make eye contact with the patient and I wish I had done more in order to make the process more personable and comforting. Once I was able to give the information about her diagnosis and potential prognosis, I realized that I was using a lot of medical terminology that may have been difficult to comprehend for the average person. I was able to catch myself early on, and made adjustments accordingly. I also found it was difficult to answer some of her question since they pertained to information that is out of my scope of practice.
From personal experience, using a translator phone with the translator not in the same room to communicate with patients and their families, it is difficult and involves repeating yourself and causes frustration throughout visit for the patient as they want help, justly, but it is a longer process. Therefore, I think a second language is vital as time goes on for the future of healthcare providers to become culturally
Although he does struggle through the problems facing Buck’s death, he tries to communicate with Beth the best he can. Calvin uses silence when he tries to mask what is actually happening in his family’s life, and tells everyone that things are going well. Violence is used when Conrad asks where his mother went. This could have once again been avoided if the Jarrett family could practice healthy communication in their everyday lives. The Jarrett family’s communication struggles were a main problem of the family not being able to heal from the death of Buck.
This means that children need discipline sometimes, and the Hadley parents find themselves not being able to follow through with it. Since the children are rarely chastised, they don’t show respect for their parents because they infrequently get in trouble for their actions. In addition, when George started to turn off all of the technology sources throughout the house, Peter and Wendy begged their mother to let them have a couple more minutes in the nursery. She reported back to George and he said, “’All right—alright, if they’ll shut up. One minute mind you and then off forever’” (16).
Beneatha also faced a hardship in her life, but herr 's was different from the rest. She face problems with education. Her family did not fully support her decision of wanting to become a doctor. Beneatha wants to become a doctor but her family is not that wealthy. They do all put in work to pay for her schooling though.
Moreover, Melinda’s behavioural issues stem from her depression and lack of desire to actively engage in her life. To emphasize, Heather see this abnormal behaviour when she says, "You don’t like anything. You are the most depressed person I've ever met, and excuse me for saying this, but you are no fun to be around and I think you need professional help" (105). Both Heather and Melinda’s mom complain about her depression and they do not try to help her overcome it. In reality, many teens and adults have depression.
Leymah was unable to trust Tunde, the man who could cherish her and be there for her, because of her past experiences with men. Leymah had experienced so much betrayal and abuse that she found it hard to even believe that Tunde would be there for her as anything more than a friend. After she confided in him about her fears on raising a child without her ex-lover Daniel, he told her he would be there but she did not believe him. “‘What if I told you that I would be there for you and this child?’ said Tunde. Leymah replied, ‘I would say you are lying.
They disagree on every issue and the situation is affecting to Claire very negatively. She doesn’t feel loved or that either of her parents would care about her. At one point in the film Bender asks who does she like better, her mother of father, and the answer is exhaustive: ”They are both screwed. I’d probably go live with my brother. I mean, I don’t think either of them give a shit about