Jake’s lack of effort to find a Jewish wife results in the older woman of the congregation attempting to set him up with there daughters. Clearly, the older woman of Jake’s congregation would love for there daughters to marry a Rabbi because of the traditional ways they are used too. This is an example of the theme with the traditional arranging marriages to continue the Jewish traditions and to have a same religion household. As soon as Anna comes back into Jake and Brian’s lives it is clear that they both find the realization that they have feelings of more than a friend for her. The main conflict for both of them happens to be religion.
Another reason Holden is a rebel is because he drops out of Pencey because he’s flunking four subjects and won’t put any effort in to turning his grades around at all. Here is a quote to back this assertion up. “I forgot to tell you about that. They kicked me out. I wasn’t supposed to come back after Christmas vacation, on account of I was flunking four subjects and not applying myself at all” (Salinger, pg 4) Holden is going against the norm of a teenager in his society by getting kicked out of Pencey and not even caring if he got kicked out.
He is easily manipulated and it is his own fault that he feels like a doormat, because he never showed his wife, where his boundary was. Comment on the Tittle “ The Joke “ The Tittle “ the Joke “ is a very ironic tittle, I think. Through the whole story he is blaming his wife of causing split in the relationship and he actually cannot see that he is the main problem. At the end of the story he is considering to tell his wife a joke. He actually thinks a joke will make up twenty-six – year old marriage.
Sues hatred for the club is because she was the former coach of the New Directions biggest competition Oral Intensity, but resigned after she lost nationals. On the side Mr. Schuester is also dealing with his own issues trying to decide on his feelings about his estranged wife Terri Schuester, who pretended that she was pregnant to save the relationship, and the high school guidance counselor, Emma Pillsbury, who has been diagnosed with obsessive compulsive disorder. Rachel Berry is the New Directions captain. Rachel was raised by two gay dads. She is a very high energy character with dreams of being in the spotlight and will stop at nothing to become a star.
He asked both of the girls to marry him, but then recanted. Each of the relationships lasted about 6 months in which each girl complained that Jackson was distant and unable to commit emotionally. Jackson questioned his sexuality his first year in college when he found himself sexually attracted to his roommate Stanley. He asked to be moved to another dorm room due to his uncomfortable feelings around Stanley. Jackson continues to display an overindulgence in alcohol and has difficulty maintaining friendships and relationships.
Ponyboy does not realize why Darry emphasizes schoolwork. Ponyboy then figures out that Darry wants him to go to college because Darry couldn’t. Darry said, “ You could get a scholarship with your brains and grades” (Hinton 73). Pony just thought that Darry was just being too overpowering of him with all his nagging. Pony and Darry seem to have never gotten along ever since their parents died in a car accident.
“Sexy” also tells the story of a young woman's futile affair with a married man. Miranda is the outsider in her relationship with Dev, secondary to his wife and incapable of living her own life since it revolves solely around the next time they'll meet. Through the innocent words of a young boy who unintentionally makes her realize the futility of her ways, she is driven to examine and re-evaluate what love is, until she is finally ready to let go. The first time they meet at a makeup counter is when Miranda discovers that Dev is a man to watch. She applied different makeups and creams just to stay in his peripherals longer; she had eyes for Dev.
So without her help Li would have been left out and probably never went to Beijing, but all this went out from luck he was really close to not be chosen. Li was determined to be the best and leave poverty. At his first year at the Beijing academy he hated it and never wanted to go back, he was homesick he didn’t get good grades. But how come he was such a successful dancer at the end? In Chapter 11 when he came home for the Chinese New Year he told his dad about his low grades and instead of his dad shouting at him, he says “I don’t know what grades your classmates have received, but I hope you will come home with better grades next year” in chapter 11, the pen.
I think the narrator is reliable because we just hear his story and what he thinks. If we heard it from his mothers point of view it would have been different but it seems realistic. He doesn't have the best relationship with his mother. They don't talk much and she doesn't prioritize him very high we can see that in line 54 and line 55. ''Oh, you can't be here tonight then'' ''Dan comes around at the weekend, so I go to Mark's place'' So his mother kicks him out of the house in the weekends because she has to be with her boyfriend.
Even though the narrator refuses to find love inside her race, she is battling between being a crazy, psycho whore and looking for love with men that are already taken or married. Clemencia’s mother mold’s her daughter to make her racist towards many different ethnic groups of men that wasn’t white. Her mother makes her fell she needs a white male in order to live a happy life in America. In the story she states, “Mexican men, forget it. For a long time the men clearing off the tables or chopping meat behind the butcher counter or driving the bus I rode to school every day, those weren’t men.” (Cisneros 179) The narrator looks down to men who doesn’t have a white-collar job or who isn’t white.