In response to the breaking of the teacup Nana calls Mariam a harami or bastard. Mariam describes her encounters with Jalil, her father, and how he treats her with love and compassion. Throughout this chapter Nana seems to be very negative about everything. She says that every story that Jalil has told Mariam it not real and she thinks that she and Mariam would be better off dead. Chapter 2 Nana describes her side of the birth of Mariam.
The phrase ‘no sleep’ is a euphemism for death and suggests that she will pay for what she has done. This is similar to Farmers Bride as he is frustrated that she will not interact with him. This is shown when he says ‘three summers since I chose a maid’; this suggests that she has been avoiding him for the past three years, which is frustrating for him. The word ‘maid’ implies that she is still a virgin, suggesting that his frustration could also be sexual In Sister Maude italics are used to emphasise her hatred for her sister Maude. This is used in the last line of the poem ‘Bide you with death and sin’; this symbolised her outrage at her sister and her hope that she will pay by going to hell after death.
Dunstan Ramsay had a number of women pass throughout his life. Each of the women played an important role in his life. His mother caused him to become isolated and distant from women. Mary Dempster took away Dunstan’s childhood because of the guilt he felt for her simplicity, and he also was the only woman he truly loved. Leola caused Dunstan to experience jealousy and pity.
Waiting and waiting was all that she got accomplished that day, aside from the painting of the door, due to the intense worriment she has been accompanied with. Silence became her dear friend as she resented the actions of her husband towards his father. Along with the chilling atmosphere that the cold breeze had brought inside, Ann began to examine every part of her life that she was not impressed with. The burst of emotions was only egged on by results that the storm had caused. Internally, she began to feel sorry for herself, but really had no idea what she would be missing.
When Nick and Daisy are alone for the first time she states, “Well, I’ve had a very bad time…and I’m pretty cynical about everything” (21). Daisy speaks as if her life is completely miserable and she also doesn’t seem to believe that any of it is her fault. What a lie. From the very beginning of their [Tom and Daisy] marriage, Daisy knew Tom was unfaithful, “If he left the room for a minute she’d look around uneasily and say ‘Where’s Tom gone?’ and wear the most abstracted expression until she saw him coming in the door” (82). Before this line, Jordan remarks that she’s “never seen a girl so mad about her husband,” it’s more like Daisy was mad with worry that her husband was off with some other woman.
He seemed to have never been close with her. During his pretrial interrogation, he was asked if he loved Maman and answered, “I probably did love Maman, but that didn’t mean anything. At one time or another all normal people have wished their loved ones were dead”(65). He isn’t even certain on if he even loved his own mother. Any
After returning home the adjustment didn’t seem easy at all for anyone in Harold’s household. As the lies grew and the stories grew old, Harold became a different type of person: “Krebs acquired the nausea in regard to experience that is the result of untruth or exaggeration.” Harold’s Mother tried to put up with his stories and from time to time tried to listen to his dishonesties of war, but quickly became bored. Soon after she demanded him to find a job and a girl and to try to live a life of a normal Oklahoma young man, Krebs quickly pushed her off and agreed with her comments. “Before Krebs went away to the war he had never been allowed to drive the family motor car.” So when his mother tried to bribe him with using the car and giving
John Proctors wife Elizabeth becomes upset when she learns the alone time Proctor and Abigail shared and is convinced they are pursuing an affair. This shows the lack of connection in their relationship, which makes Elizabeth feel lonely and upset. The lack of acceptance shown by Proctor takes a toll on Elizabeth, as she believes Abigail will accuse her of witchcraft. Another text that relates to belonging includes the film Little Miss Sunshine. The lack of communication and acceptance is a key concept throughout the movie.
Curley’s wife confesses her loneliness of being stuck in the house all the time and to not liking Curley’s company. She becomes even more angry about the lie of the circumstances of Curley’s hand injury and it is now obvious that her and Curley’s relationship is extremely dysfunctional and probably emotionally damaging to the wife. In this novel Crooks possesses the majority of loneliness and discrimination. He has more possessions than anyone, because he is a permanent worker unlike the other workers who just come and go. Crooks has his own room which is connected to the barn, and is supposed to be a privilege.
So Victor does just that, but after it awakes, he is filled with disgust and hates his creation because in his eyes it is ugly. “But now that I had finished, the beauty of the dream vanished, and breathless horror and disgust filled my heart.” (Page 56) A true mother doesn’t care what their child looks like, they love it anyways. Next, the major theme of this novel is the women’s role in families. During Victor’s dream, he sees Elizabeth turn into the corps of his mother. This reinforces the idea that women are frail and weak.