Abortion is a very serious and painful decision to make. The poem, “The Mother” by Gwendolyn Brooks, focuses on the painful struggle a woman is experiencing while dealing with the distress of a number of abortions in her past. The speaker expresses to the reader about all pain, agony, and the grief she is experiencing and that she had no other choice. It is an emotional and heart-wrenching poem where she talks about how she longs to be able to experience things with her kids that usually people take for granted. The first line of the first stanza, the speaker begins by stating, “Abortion will not let you forget.” This statement catches the eye with powerful words and a strong presence.
Despite all the hard work they were very happy and working together on their land made them very close to each other. Maria remembers fondly of her mother, of her cooking and the smell of her mother’s tortilla’s and the dresses she made for her from spare pieces of cloth. “They always had flowers on them, pink and yellow”. (190) This was the way her mother showed her love for her. Not able to buy anything Maria’s mother did the best she could be provide for her and her brother Alberto.
‘I’m not hungry and I don’t want it wasted.’” (Pg. 16) She also helped her neighbor, Weaver’s mama, to look after Emmie the widowed mother as well. “I packed Tommy and Jenny off to school, hoping that by the time I got to the Hubbards’, Weaver’s mamma would already be there. She was better at getting Emmie out from under the bed than I was.” (Pg. 18) Jennifer Donnelly is showing that no matter how unpleasant the task may be that neighbors look after each
I wanted to go every place she had ever been”. (Kidd, 14-15) Lily is very connected with her mother even though she is no longer living. Knowing about her mother would help Lily come to peace with the subject of her mother’s death and her own past. However, Rosaleen, Lily’s nanny thinks otherwise. Rosaleen believes that Lily should just leave the topic alone and that she may discover something she just does not want to know.
In order for Lina to survive in the novel, "Between Shades of Gray" by the author Ruta Sepetys, she will depend upon the help of family, friends, and protector as well as her own inner strength. Between Shades of Gray is a story about the fictional lives of Elena, a mother of two. Lina, the older daughter of Elena and the protagonist; and Jonas, the younger brother who has to act as a father figure although he is only 10-11 in the story. The story portrays the hardships and horrors in their time of imprisonment into the concentration camps during the Soviet Union (USSR) in WWII. Against the backdrop of the Siberian prison camps, Lina is able tosurvive eventhough she and everyone in the camp is treated like garbage.
Lucas Ocampo Mr. Rucker English G Mother transformation analysis Through the Tunnel not only shows how a kid learnt a very important life lesson, but also how a mother learns to become less overprotective over her child. In this story a mother goes with her kid (Jerry) to the beach during summer and she decides that he is old enough to go spend the day by himself. As much as she hates leaving her son on his own, she knows that she should not be over protective but itâ€™s a challenge that the mother faces throughout the story. The mother was very doubtful on whether to let Jerry spend the day by himself without any adult supervision, she was worried for her sonâ€™s safety. Many things could go wrong if her kid was by himself, like having sunstroke or even breaking a bone and nobody would be there to help him.
As for the other main characters there is Anne Daider also known as “the most beautiful pregnant wife.” She suffers with anxiety due to the fact that she previously had a miscarriage and the constant concern for her husband’s safety. And finally the protagonist, the English teacher Richard Dadier. Rick is a war veteran who lands his dream job teaching. He constantly goes through the trials and tribulations of teaching the delinquent group of unmotivated students. It gets to a point where he wants to quit due to the fact of his wife’s constant stress caused by his continuous endangerment, which caused her to induce her delivery of their son.
She now bares the weight of her mother’s misfortune and ill-doing. Those strong puritan influences, civil obedience and harsh consequences molded her into the very woman she is today. Thirteen years have passed since the Scarlet Letter and Pearl lives happily ever after. The Scarlet Letter scenario should be a draining factor to Pearl, having to relive her mother’s pain and her inadequate childhood. She may feel as if her birth was a curse to her mother, and that it’s all her fault she lived with such disgrace.
It made her have a difficult time trusting people because she had no one to rely on but herself. It was a tough time for Hester, wearing the scarlet letter “A” resembled adultery, which Hester was not proud of therefore she, strived to become a better person and change the scarlet letter meaning. Hester showed the town that she could do well and she was indeed trying to change her ways. Her daughter Pearl made this even more important; it meant a lot to Hester that she set a good example for Pearl. Hester deeply loved Pearl and did not want to lose Pearl’s respect.
I thought at this point that she was going to make a quick recovery because she’s trying to make the best out of her situation and enjoy everything she can about the room that she once hated. Another reason I believe she is so nervous and has a anxious problem is she just had a baby that she can not care for. She and her husband have a nanny to care for the