Bella’s guilt caused by her mother’s fear of loneliness has left her short of any male relations. She cannot escape the wrath of her mother, and continually surrenders to her mother's will. Also, Bella has felt she cannot start her own relationship because her mother, in an effort to protect her living children, she has trained them not to feel by hardening them with punishments such as locking them in a closet or beating them with her cane” (Bloom, Harold. “List of characters in Lost in Yonkers. p67-68).
¿Poetry invites us to explore interesting ideas. Bruce Dawe effectively does this through his use of language in war poetry. Bruce Daweâs Homecoming, predominantly focuses on the dehumanization of the soldiers at war as it is an antiwar protest poem. It talks about the process and meaning, of grieving and treatment of the soldiers in Vietnam. The words âmortuary coolnessâ accurately describes the mood or emotion felt in this poem, as it is rather passive for an antiwar poem.
He hurts his mom after telling her he does not love her and “felt sorry for his mother and she made him lie. He would go to Kansas City and get a job and she would feel all right about it” (Hemingway 77). Krebs means it when he says he does not and cannot love anybody which hurts his mother deeply. Because he has lost or weakened his values he hides how he truly feels and lies and takes it back. He decides that he will run away to Kansas only to escape the problems he cannot confront in his family.
“when she finally came , I hardly knew her, walking quick and nervous like her father, looking like her father, thin,and dressed in a shoddy red that yellowed her skin and glared at the pockmarkes. (291) The mother was worried about Emily because she was so thin, frail, and sickly. As time went on the mother took advise and sent emily away again, this time to a convelesent home. The mother was advised that Emily would receive the care she needed. Sending a child away would only convince them that they are not wanted.
Gwen is also in a very irrational nation as she came from a poor and always is stressed. Her bad temper has led her to her own distinctive world. In the play, Away, Gwen is very stereotyping against Tom and had called him ‘Motorbikes, Tattoos, Drinks. A sad dirty life’ .She calls him this because he is from a very country family but Meg only thinks of Tom as a friend and due to Gwen’s negative opinion towards Tom creates a barrier between the mother and daughter. During Act I, Scene 2, Gwen asks for a ‘Bex’ which is a medicine like panadol and the Bex symbolises her domestic world by only more wealthy people are able to use Bex.
Iris started to disobey Chanda’s order, makes Soly in believing her that if one day, everyone die she would live with her father and leave Soly alone by himself. This shows how children in this area of the world threaten someone who’s younger because they miss someone who they loved, and how important their mother is to them. One day Iris and Soly was over at Mrs.Tafa’s place. Chanda called them to come home, but they refused to listen to her. Chanda wrestled Iris to the ground and sat on her.
Madera’s desire to overcome her language barrier caused her to decide to go back to college and take English courses (79). Madera had taken her weakness into her own hands and decided to fix it by going back to school. She realizes that the way she speaks does not show the type of person that she, but her writing does (80). “The Bar of Gold” also talks about how the protagonist, Weeping John, is his own constraint, and because of that he is not able to move forward. In this folktale, Weeping John is constantly sick because he is worried about how his family will survive after his death (Gold 148).
“The Problem that Has No Name” 1) Betty Friedan claims that women in the 1950’s and 1960’swere becoming increasingly unhappy because life started to become boring, draining, and repetitive for the 1950 or 1960 housewife as they never really had anything to look forward to in this stage of their life. Friedan explains that these housewives felt like their entire goal in life was to get married, have children, do chores, and cook for your family rather than continue with a career or having more to look forward to on their daily routine. This generations house wives were beginning to realize how much more was out their besides what they were doing on a daily basis as far as looking after their family and that most of these housewives always
Instead, a cleaner named Zulema from the social services comes to her house every week to clean for her. Zulema always tries to persuade Doris to move to Stafford house which is an old people’s home, but Doris despises the thought of Stafford house, ‘I don’t want to be stuck with a lot of old lasses’, this is humorous as she is an aged old aged lady herself, just like the people in Stafford house. She doesn’t consider herself as one of those ‘old lasses’. It’s as if throughout the play she is making gradual steps in deciding to die. She regrets not having children because her husband has died and now she feels isolated and lonely, as she doesn’t know many people anymore.
At one point she goes into a state of shock and depression because Yuniors father told her he was coming home to see them but he never showed up. This made their mother sad and she left to live with her other relatives for a while. When she came back she acted like she had a lot of feelings built of inside her and they were waiting to burst