BLUE AGAINTS WHITE Memories can be very different for everyone. Some memories can exceptional and you may always want to remember them, but for other memories not so much. The point of memories is so we can look back at them with some distance and perspective. The main character of the story Lena experiences many memories on the walk up the hill to her parent’s house. Some of the the memories are so poor that they almost want her to turn back, but the swell memories of her parents motivates her to keep moving forward.
“If it was not a mother’s place to look after children, then whose on earth was it?”(1) Edna being improper by not being attentive to her husband or not the mother figure proves that she is not a typical creole mother and wife. She is going against society’s rules. These situations are little signs of her rebellion against society, and society’s expectations. Such signs are symbols, which foreshadows her awakening. She may not realize it at first but will in the near future.
The comparisons are shown through the following six types of categories that strongly represent the trends of similarity throughout the novel “Anthem” and the movie “The Island”. The six most important types that portray great examples amongst the two stories are: the setting of their limited freedom, the characters who search upon discovery, the education the characters are unknown with limited access to, the romantic relationships between the main characters, the technology that was involved and finally their punishments when it came to society doing something wrong. The place settings of Anthem and The Island were quite similar as both societies were under many circumstances and rules to be followed along. The land looked nothing but an unknown paradise to the surrounding characters. Anthem’s setting show an unspecified future date of darkness that was under control of manipulation.
Additional Text; Looking for Alibrandi written by Melina Marchetta. Transitioning into a new world can bring change in perspectives and a shift in values. This idea is explored in the novel, ‘’ Looking for Alibrandi’’ by Melina Marchetta conveying the different perspectives portrayed by Josephine and her cultural values as she moves into the world. Initially, Josephine in the novel is seen to be disrespectful and critical of being an ethnic leading her to not value herself and her family. However, after visiting her Nonna Katia and reflecting back on her family generation through photos and close conversation with her Nonna, Josephine changes her perspective of being an ethnic valuing herself both culturally and physically; ‘’ This might
It is obvious Brick does not appreciate the devotion of Maggie. He is in a state of denial about life (and his possible sexual orientation and attraction to Skipper) and has degraded Maggie since the beginning of the relationship. He also expresses how amazed he is that
He does not know what he should do or say. Jealous of the former relationship between his wife and Robert, he is suspicious. He knows that his wife has told Robert about him and has probably complained about his faults. This makes him feel guilty and insecure. He later says how "I was not enthusiastic about his visit.... A blind man in my house was not something I looked forward to” (100).
It is clear that although Eilis does conform and stay with tony she is still inexperienced and confused as she falls back into her desire to please people. On her return to Enniscorthy she does not make her mother aware of her current marital status or even mention Tony. Eilis then compromises herself as she betrays Tony in being unfaithful leading on another man, Jim Farrell, ignoring the existence of her Husband Tony altogether. Colm Toibin’s Brooklyn is a Novel that follows the coming of age journey of main character Eilis Lacey and explores identity throughout the text. It was evident that social expectations can contribute to the encouragement of passive behaviour.Due to Eilis’ Compliant nature her desires are often suppressed leading her astray and compromising her moral integrity due to inexperience and the desire to please
Character Logs for Romeo and Juliet Romeo At the beginning of the play, Romeo thinks that he is not good enough for Rosaline. He doubts himself: “She is too fair…wisely too fair.” Act 1 Scene 1 Line 220. He thinks that he doesn’t deserve such a beautiful and clever girl as she is out of his league. Romeo is so under pressure and depressed that he doesn’t want to think about anything else. This miserable situation is making him feel disconnected from the world, and he cannot handle all the strong feelings he has: “O teach me how I should forget to think.” Act 1 Scene 1 Line 225.
She cannot even take a picture of her family’s house without critics attacking this act as her need to prove where she came from. Dee’s generation is experiencing a Cultural Revolution and Dee is embracing these new ideologies. These accusations, along with others, are an unfair critical view of a sharp-witted, attractive, intelligent women who has used her God-given qualities to better herself, wish better for her family and try to identify not only with her present day heritage but also with the ancestral heritage that many black Americans share. Not only do her critics find this display of cultural insight a slight to her true heritage but her Mama appears to have some reservations concerning her daughters’ motivations as well. Prior to Dee’s arrival home, Mama is recalling her recurring dream of how she thinks Dee would prefer Mama to look and act.
This truthfulness however lands her in a bad place as she is disowned by her father for not professing her love. Gonerill and Regan are the complete opposite here as they show dishonesty in lying about how much each of them loves their father. As soon as their father has given them their share of inheritance they become ungrateful and no longer care for their father. ‘And in good time you gave it.’ Here Regan tells Lear that he took his time