In the novel, her mother dies when she was going to visit her cousins in Idaho. Her mother does not drive herself to Idaho because she has a trouble with driving alone. As a result, she takes the bus and unfortunate things happen to her. The bus experiences a tremendous accident which causes her mother dies. At the same time, Sal remarks that “I prayed that we would not be in an accident (I was terrified of cars and buses) and that we would get there by my mother’s birthday-seven-days away and that we would bring her home” (Creech 7).
Linda is not capable of caring for Catlyn. Linda is ill and abuses her medications. Linda would tell Catlyn that she is going to end up like her mother, or go to jail. Catlyn threatens to run away if no one helps her. When the parents got arrested, no one said anything to Catlyn, or made any arrangements, other than sending her to Onnie’s home.
Phoebe Internal and external In the novel “Walk Two Moons” by Sharon Creech, Phoebe faces internal and external conflict that change Phoebe and her life forever. First Phoebe tries to make up ways that someone forced her Mrs.Winterbottom to leave instead of realizing Mrs.Winterbottom left without telling her or any of her family. Next Phoebe finds her mom and the lunatic kissing on the bench at Mike's school. Finally Mrs.Winterbottom brings mike home and Phoebe finds out she has a half brother.
In The Glass Castle Jeannette Walls faces harsh stuff through her childhood because of her parents. In the beginning of the book she finds her mother digging through trash. She feels embarrassed, so she turns around and goes home without saying hello. Jeanette then calls her mother and asks to have dinner with her. She offers her mother help because she feels guilty, but her mother rejects her help.
The Ox-tail soup is used as a mean of communication of Tita’s memories. After a while her sister’s family moved out, and their child died soon later. When Tita heard the news; she is going crazy, she yells and talk back to her Mama Elena. Mama Elena is so mad of Tita’s disrespect then she whips Tita in the face with a wooden spoon; then broke Tita’s nose. Soon after Tita gets kick out by her Mama, but Dr.John allows Tita live at his house, but Tita condition is bad, Tita loses her memory because of the suffer “after tasting a spoonful of soup that Chencha had made and brought to Dr.John Brown’s house Tita had returned to her senses” (Esquivel 123).
Later at his grandparents, Conrad in the newspaper, “nineteen-year-old Skokie girl...dead in her car early Saturday morning”(Guest 210). Conrad thought that Karen was in recovery for her depression. This sent Conrad into a spiral of despair and he didn’t know how to handle it. This loss added Buck’s loss was way too much for Conrad to handle. He was barely managing to handle it with Buck and now it proved too much.
When the fatal ailment named smallpox claimed both of her parents’ lives. When she witnessed Amari crying, there was a flashback in the novel to when she had “wept bitterly when her mother had died of disease as well, but not one tear had given her a bite to eat or a place to stay” (Draper 80). The quote means that losing a family member can cause a person to feel an intense disturbance emotionally. Family is vital for a person because a person will be agitated if a member is lost. Polly soon confided to Teenie that her homeland had nothing “much there but bugs and gators and a few folks scraping the dirt to make do.
However, fear of the unknown corrupted the citizens. For example, Mrs.Putnam, She has had eight children but lost seven of them. Mrs.Putnam finding out the Abigail was dancing in the woods with the girls and Tituba makes her feel uneasy. In the play, The Crucible, by Arthur Miller, Mrs.Putnam tells Parris, “They were murdered, Mr Parris! And mark this
For example, in the beginning of the novel when Elizabeth’s sister Jane becomes sick when she is off visiting the Bingley’s, Elizabeth walks over a mile to get to her. Before she left her mother warned her “*****”. Elizabeth, however did not care how she looked, she only wished to see her sister. When she arrives at the Bingley’s, her skirt is covered with dirt and mud which repulses Me. Bingley’s sister was repulsed, as this was very against social norms.
The Nurse and Friar Lawrence: Two Sides of the Same Story Both Friar Lawrence and the Nurse play integral roles as mentors and confidantes in the unity of Romeo and Juliet, and although the manner in which they unite the two young lovers differs, the two minor characters are decidedly critical to the plot. The Nurse, Juliet’s confidante, is one of the few characters to tell Juliet to openly seek out men and says, “Go, girl, seek happy nights/ to happy days.” , before the masquerade ball (1.4.114). This openness to Juliet expressing her own sexuality in an active role is critical to the young lover’s unity. Because of the Nurse’s encouragement, Juliet was not reluctant and demure when she first encounters Romeo.
Does Miss Brill Successfully Gain Happiness? In the short story “Miss Brill” by Katherine Mansfield the main character Miss Brill is introduced by mentioning the fur. The fur represents wealth, meaning Miss Brill is wealthy when she puts on the fur. The fur is not a perfect picture for wealth though, it was covered in moth-powder and the furs nose needed black sealing-wax.
In the book, “Unhooking the Moon”, by Gregory Hughes, a brother and a sister are faced with a considerable amount of trials. They push through everything and never give up hope in finding their long lost uncle in New York. The theme of the story is a very heart touching concept that we should all apply in our lives. From sleeping in the park, to nearly getting murdered, to being pushed into a drug deal, these siblings are the best of friends who endure everything together.