Collage Rationale for Kate Morrison In the novel Crow Lake by Mary Lawson, the major character, Kate Morrison goes through emotional phases in her life involving family history, love and glowing resentments after her parent’s death in a car crash; on her quest to make life hopeful, reassuring and successful she undergoes some changes. Kate was a girl whose parents died when she was seven and therefore was brought up by her older brothers, and as she grew up, she began to see things differently from others. Kate valued her family; she loved her siblings very much especially Matt. Matt, a naturally born genius took Kate to the pond regularly and taught her about the creatures in the pond, she valued his knowledge and lifestyle and that made her afraid of disappointing him. She was motivated by him to go to school and study to become a biologist.
As Alice had to grow up basically looking after her self and her younger siblings she learned that even if you do not have support you still need to follow your dreams and live you life. This is a large aspect to how Alice discovered herself. Alice's parents get extremely angry at her and blame her completely for the accident. This circumstance is a critical one on Alice's journey to self-discovery. Alice learns how protective and careful she has to be while looking after her brothers and sisters.
In other words, she turned her head away her family in order to study and fulfill her goals. It is interesting how Sara starts realizing that she has the same characteristics and temperament as her father “All my selfishness is from you”. (Yezierska 207) In the end after going through a long self-discovering road she decides to do as she promised her mother and started taking care of her father, she takes him into her home even when she ran away from his home, this was the ultimate act of forgiveness and understanding, letting go of all her anger and rebuilding that father daughter relationship that was long
Their mother’s cause them to fail in achieving their dreams of a loving male relationship, a decent education and an independent life. These three common goals are eradicated by the interfering nature of their mothers. To begin, Bella’s continual effort to please her mother, “Grandma Kurnitz” has caused her to let go of her dream of a fairy tale romance. Bella wants to be with a man and wants to start a life. Her mother on the other hand, means so much to her, she doesn't want her to be alone.
Under the care of her grandmother, she is able to recover, but never wholly reconciles with her father because her grandmother “was never fond of Dad in the first place” (Pham 57). Chi feels safe and secure and is even reluctant to move to America because “she felt at home in Phan Thiet and she loved Grandma” (Pham 58). As Chi grows up, her new freedom allows her to become braver, and this becomes associated with her new identity as a young teenager. When Pham’s family is escaping to America, Chi shows responsibility as the oldest sibling by helping her younger brothers. “’I’ve got your bag,’ she whispered.
4) “Persona”, a movie by Ingmar Bergman, portrays the weakness and strengths of a person’s identity. Portrait is a poem written by Judith Wright which investigates the different aspects of identity. The poem regards the persona so excited and enthusiastic about her marriage and her new housewife duties because she was loved and needed. The persona in the second stanza then reveals that her passion for this life disappears as her heart is unsatisfied for she believes she is only loved by her family because she was needed to keep the house and keep their lives in order. The topics of identity she analyses are the effect of years and time, the transformation of identity, and that identity is an image; a portrait.
Horton Foote, an American Pulitzer Prize playwright, tells a heartfelt story in his play A Trip to Bountiful about a character Mrs. Watts who longs to return to her hometown and replenish her spirit and forgotten memories. Mrs. Watts feels trapped living with her son and his wife and feels the need to where her life use to be and where her heart remains, her town Bountiful. “Home is where the heart is, where we experience love and acceptance. Mrs. Watts continuous reflections on how content she was when she was in her hometown bountiful keeps her “longing” for that same feeling to return. Her primary reason for returning was to revive the events that supplied her with so much happiness in her “past”!
Whilst a member of the Gaelic League he met and fell in love with Sinhead Flanagan, a teacher who was four years his senior, and in January 1910 they were married. The enactment of the Third Home Rule Bill in 1912 encouraged him to join the Irish Volunteer Force in 1913. The IVF was a force that intended to fight for independence; his membership with this group began to influence his political view. De Valera was brought up in the rivalry between Britain and Ireland; this along with his Catholic upbringing
She felt, however, that she could not go on such a journey by herself. Before her close relationship with Jake, she was scared of her father, “i do what i’m told to avoid getting hit”. This statement is contrasted remarkably with the way that she feels after her mental transformation. Jake was the catalyst in Lucy’s transformation. She alway’s had the strength to find herself but she needed someone to help her on her journey.