Paul grows up imagining the house whispering, "there must be more money", because he feels his mother's dissatisfation with his father in the marriage. He tries to be the breadwinner and thereby the adult in the home by horse betting which he learns from family employees. His success in horse race bettings makes him addicted to winning because he is attached to his belief of the words from his mother's mouth, "if your luckyyou have money, thats why it's better to be born lucky than rich, if your rich you may lose your money, but if your lucky yuou will always get more money". To better understand the dynamics of paul and paul and his mom, let's get a look on a in depth profiled physchological observation of him. As a child, paul keeps hearing, "luck is what causes you to have money", and "i married an unlucky husband".
* Janie has love for Joe but not so much after the year’s progress because of domestic abuse Joe does toward Janie to better himself and his status/reputation. Tea Cake * Tea Cake loves Janie for who she is and not her money. * Tea Cake protects Janie from everything and wants her to be happy with him. * “ She wished she had slipped off that cow-tail and drowned then and there and been done. But to kill her Tea Cake was too much to bear… Tea Cake… had to die for loving her.”(Hurston
The governess’s adoration of the uncle after visiting him at Harley Street and her belief that he needed her reflects the governess’s naivety. Being a poor Parson’s daughter from a Hampshire vicarage, it is likely that she had never been to the city of London before; also she is described as “young, afraid and nervous”. This creates a sense of vulnerability as she lacks exposure hence the slightest of things may tend to amaze her. As prior ladies that were interviewed for the job rejected it on the basis of the condition that they would have no contact with the outside world, the governess accepted the job and already felt rewarded after the uncle held her hand. This “fluttered anxious” Parson’s daughter lacking experience also tends to be vulnerable as she fails to have the necessary prowess to deal with matters.
Paul’s mother a stunning woman blessed with advantages marries an attractive man for love, but the love eventually runs dry. The parents try various arrangements to upsurge their income, but financial success evades them. This family is not only deprived in money but also love. The mother in the story has many errors, she puts her social status beyond her love
Lantin are oblivious to their actions , “ The Rocking Horse Winner” Hester was unaware of Paul gambling. Paul's gambling addiction was triggered by a will to satisfy his mother who reminds him that she is living an unlucky life because they have no money, believing he has luck he thinks he can satisfy his mother while at the same time stop the voices in his house “ I started it for mother. She said she had no luck, because father is unlucky, so I thought if I was lucky, I might stop whispering” ( Lawrence, 83). Paul embraces his luck by betting on horses at the derby and wins big money on his bets and only bets if he is sure about the winning horse “ we're all right when we're sure” ( Lawrence,82). While M. Lantins wife's has a different type of addiction an addiction that seems very strange to M.Lantin, her addiction to imitation jewelery.
She’s just self-obsessed, and unable to judge herself and her position honestly. It seems at every chance she gets, Curley’s wife likes to talk about her lost opportunities. She speaks of a traveling actor who told her she could join their show, without gathering that this is a pretty standard pick-up line. Same with the offer to go to Hollywood: Curley’s wife has convinced herself that her mother stole the letter, rather than realize the men weren’t really interested in her for any actual talent. Curley’s wife’s obsession with herself ultimately leads to her death.
Paul wanted his mother love and he set to make her rich while Trevor became destruction to fit in with his peers.Inthe “Rocking Horse winner”, the anxiety of waiting to see what happen, sadly it comes to an end ,Hester’s desire was met, poor Paul died. The mood in both stories is somber. Look at what materialism can
Mrs. Kobylinski Essay 22 February 2015 Mathilde Compared To Della In The “Gift of the Magi” author O.Henry writes about Della a woman who sacrifices something to make her husband happy. In contrast “the Necklace” Author Guy de maurassart tells a story about Mathilde Loisel a selfish woman whose husband cared so much about her he was willing to do anything to make her happy. A similar is they both are poor and have little money. However Della tries to make the most of her money and Mathilda spends all the money they have. Della is selfless and caring about her money but Mathilda is selfish and self-centered with her money.
Their mother’s cause them to fail in achieving their dreams of a loving male relationship, a decent education and an independent life. These three common goals are eradicated by the interfering nature of their mothers. To begin, Bella’s continual effort to please her mother, “Grandma Kurnitz” has caused her to let go of her dream of a fairy tale romance. Bella wants to be with a man and wants to start a life. Her mother on the other hand, means so much to her, she doesn't want her to be alone.
She loved Jay even after she was married yet she loves Thomas who has cheated on her everywhere they go. Daisy has yet to work a single day in her life but is willing to help out a poor dear in need. On the contrary, Myrtle Wilson cheated on her husband with Daisy’s husband, Thomas Buchannan. She hated being in the small garage, and wants to be a rich woman. Every once in a while she would run off with Tom and live in an apartment.