This was a main factor that led to Jerry’s obsession with women’s shoes and later undergarments. At the age of five, Jerry found a pair of high heeled shoes and decided to keep them hidden in his room. He would wear them when he was alone, but eventually his mother found them. She scolded Jerry severely and burned the shoes. The family then moved to Riverton, California.
He's staying with us forever.” This quote is near the beginning of the movie when Tom has just met a girl named Jackie who he really likes. She is standing at the front of his house and Charlies (Toms brother) has just rubbed poo into the carpet. The next day Jackie and Tom talk about it and Jackie says she won’t tell anyone because she believes it doesn’t matter. Jackie is being empathetic towards Tom by understanding how he feels about having a disabled brother. Tom’s parents teach Tom about how he needs to be more accepting of Charlie and has to deal with having a disabled brother.
These stories illustrate the struggles of the residents of Mango Street who want a better lifestyle. The story “Alicia Sees Mice” indicates Alicia’s mother has died so as the oldest,she must take on the responsibility of being the housewife. Alicia doesn’t want to end up like her mother beinguneducated and a stay-at home housewife.Although Alicia performs the tasks of cooking and cleaning, she attends a university andby commuting on two trains and a bus to get to her school. Alicia’s father doesn’t worry too much about his family since he only wants to come home relax and having his meal ready with fresh tortillas. Alicia alsofulfills her mother’s role by sleeping with her father.
Discussion The movie opens with Charlie (Logan Lerman) writing a letter to an anonymous pen pal, discussing his upcoming first day in high school and his plan to turn things around by visualizing the last day of his senior year which is 1,385 days from that day. On his first day, Charlie thought that her sister Candace (Nina Dobrev) and her boyfriend Derek (Nicholas Braun) along with the Earth Club members would let him eat with them at lunch time, but they didn't. So he thought that his old friend Susan in middle school would want to have lunch with him, but Susan doesn't want to be her friend anymore. And then, Brad Hays which is his brother’s friend, but he thought that Brad is a senior and he's just a freshmen. On his shop class, one senior student decided to make fun of the teacher instead of the freshmen.
In the film, Jessie does not follow the Punjabi tradition and faces many problems with her family. In the beginning scene of the movie Jessie is having day dreams about playing on a soccer team with Beckham. However, her mother shows up in the dream and tells the anchor men that it is not ok for her to show her bare legs to men because it will disgrace the family. The disgrace upon the family would jeopardize the future for Jessie because her mother believes that she should focus more on cooking and being a lady rather than running around playing soccer. In addition, Jessie does not want to learn any of the cooking that she would need if she wanted to get married and focuses more on her soccer dreams.
The mother in the story, “The First Day” by Edward P. Jones, is supportive of her daughter because she goes out of her way to make her daughter’s first day of kindergarten memorable and special. Despite a lack of money in the family, the mother buys her daughter new clothing. She spends extra time on the daughter’s preparation and is determined to send her to a school that she deems acceptable. When analyzing the first page of this short story, the reader gets the sense that the mother and her daughter have little wealth. This may be due to a past husband’s departure or the mother’s illiteracy.
On his first day of school, he meets Coach Walski, a football coach. Paul knows he is a good goalie and tries out for the team. Paul learns that he can't make the team because his mom filled out an IEP (individualized education plan) for him because of his vision impairment. Soon after, while Paul is at his school, a part of the school collapses into a sinkhole. Many try to rescue the people who are trapped and fortunately, no one gets seriously injured.
He lost his father in war, his wife was him unfaithful, he had controlling teachers in school, and he had to deal with a very overprotective mother. In the film you see that Pink misses his father, because when he plays in the park as a child he tries to take a random man in the hand, and pretend that it is his father. Pink is very close to his mother, and the mother cannot let go of him because she is overprotecting him. In the film you can see the close relationship to his mother when he lies in the pool which is a symbol of the mother’s womb. Pink is drowning and drowning and want to escape but he is not able to do that.
The father wants to spend money to go to the nearest public house. On the other hand, the mother wants to buy some food and pay the rent of their house. Billy told his father that he had lost his money and his father beat him "unmercifully". At the end of the story Billy hand the money to her mother which was a surprise ending. The character who aroused my emotions the most was Billy.
Big Sister - Consorcio Borje Inciang stand as a mother of his younger brother Itong since their mother died after giving birth to him. She loves Itong very much so she gives everything that he need. His father never married again because of his loyalty to the memories of her wife, but he spends his time tilling on their land to help on the expenses of their family. Inciang helps Itong on preparing his stuffs for his travel to Vigan. They send Itong there to continue his study as a freshmen high school student and to pursue not only his dreams but also the dream of his family for him to become a doctor or a lawyer.