The Corla Hawkins story tells about impoverished students. Corla Hawkin in the Kozol story is a nice, warm, hard-working and friendly teacher. She is a 40 year old woman who spends her life helping and teaching students. Without any conveniences that can help her in teaching students, she has to spend her own salary to buy books, tools and anything that can help her students study, but she feels happy about that. She does not teach her students like other teachers, but she has her own way to help her students gain more knowledge and some skills in their life.
Alina is constantly watching herself making sure that she doesn’t get on Mrs. Kong’s bad side, which would be horrible because she could end up getting fired and after that she will get deported and then she will have nothing to offer her family. On top of that her daughter doesn’t recognize who she is and as for her husband who knows what he could be doing so far away. Later on in the story Mr. Kong also comes out with the truth and end up telling Alina how madly in love he is with her and of course although that is her boss she would not allow him to continue and try to kiss her, so she end up going to jail. After being in jail assuming that is basically the end for her, Mrs. Kong comes out of nowhere and bails
The tone that she uses in her piece seems to be sarcasm and this sarcasm is what leads me to the assumptions I make and the way I read her essay. She obviously wants to go to school and become economically independent and be able to support herself. I think that she is not happy with her current situation of being a mom and a wife and feels unappreciated. She stays home and does all the things she lists for her husband, but she resents this role in society that she is in. I assume that she wants a divorce from her husband but because of the role that society has placed on her, but she is unable to get one because she is very dependent on him.
Miss McCarty decided to create a scholarship fund because she regretted that she never went back to school, she always so busy, and she wanted that the children had not had to work like she had done. This reason tell us that McCarty is very kind and empathetic. This essay includes evidence to show that people in the community and throughout the nation are impressed with and supportive of Miss McCarty. Specially, grandmother of Stephanie Bullock, the 18-year-old honors student from Hattiesburg shock her head in wonder “I thought she would be some little old rich lady with a fine car and a fine house and clothes” In short, Miss McCarty is the person that we respect and admire so
), but slowly she grows fond of the idea of a school with teachers and students, as seen in the following example: "If you don't like it, you don't have to read the book." "I didn't say I didn't like it," Margie said quickly. She is a curious girl, who seems a bit naïve, and sensitive
The movie “Stepford Wives” which is directed by Frank Oz is about Joanna Eberhart (Nicole Kidman) a successful TV producer. After she is fired from her job some mental problmes occurs and she and her family move to a new place called “Stepford” to make her recover from the mental breakdown. The women in Stepford spent all their time doing houseworks, gardening and such things and they all seem “perfect wives” for their husbands. After some time Joanna, her writer buddy Bobbie (Bette Midler) and Democratic, flamboyant fairy friend Roger (Roger Bart) realise that something is wrong in Stepford and after the change in the personality of Bobbie and Roger, Joanna tries to find out what the problem is. In the movie “Stepford Wives” the issues such as gender, sex discrimination and the role of women are being showed.
While many single mothers worry too much or regret decisions during their children childhood they are satisfied with the result and the out come of there children by the actions their children make after they grown out of their childhood In “I stand here ironing” a mother depicts her first child to have a bad early childhood by making the wrong decision not by choice but simply what got handed to them in a urban world. “She was a miracle to me but when she was eight months old I had to leave her daytimes with the woman downstairs to whom she was no miracle at all, for I worked or looked for work and for Emily’s father who “could no longer endure sharing want with us.”” Narrator did not want leave her child with the downstairs neighbor, but to provide the little she could to her child she made scarifies due to been a one parent family. She did all she could even with the father figure leaving to irrelevant discussion on his part. When she sees the development of her child thru the years she gets warmth never felt. “Now suddenly she was Somebody, and as imprisoned in her difference as she had in anonymity.” In the narrators point of view her child was an outcast, a nobody, but when she got the call from her daughter it seem the sun finally started to shine in her daughter path, she was free.
The hospital recommended putting her mother in a nursing home. Baldocchi wasn't willing to do that. But moving her back into her parents' home created other problems. Baldocchi, 48, is married and lives about a mile away from her parents. She has a full-time job and has back problems that make it difficult for her to lift her mother.
Her mother was very disappointed in her and treated her without respect or caring. Obed was in need of a women to take care of his little daughter after his wife died and saved his cousin from her situation. She was greatful for how he treated her and the fancy room with four walls he put her in. She wanted a baby more than anything in the world and now she had Precious. Obed treated her with respect and spoiled her by giving her extra money to buy something for herself.
She does not feel comfortable taking on the old fashioned lifestyle her mother and sister do. Dee is a more contemporary version of society striving to leave their home and become successful. Dee inadvertently talked down to her mother and sister, reading to them on several occasion as if they were ignorant (121). Dee appeared to be very intimidating