Elisa Allen: The Chrysanthemums Elisa Allen is a smart, attractive, and ambitious woman whose talent goes unnoticed and lives in a society that does not allow women to have professional careers in John Steinbeck’s The Chrysanthemums. Elisa longed for her husband’s approval when it came to her talent with planting flowers. She desperately wanted to work in the business of the ranch and her offers of helping her husband were brushed off. Elisa’s husband is not as smart, but he makes all of the business decisions and runs the ranch while Elisa watches from afar. Elisa is unsatisfied with life and came in contact with a man who showed up on the ranch who she found appealing to talk to and quite flirtatious which is the kind of interaction she
Overreaching Don’t Pay (pg 186) Huck cannot stand the frauds anymore when he sees Mary-Jane crying over the slaves sold and have their families separated, so he tells Mary-Jane the truth about the frauds and devises a plan to jail the king and his duke, which Huck feels proud of because even “Tom Sawyer couldn’t ’a’ done it no neater himself” (195). XXIX. I Light Out in the Storm (pg195) The day Mary-Jane went to town was the same day that the real Harvey and William return. The townspeople along with Dr. Robinson and lawyer Levi Bell inspects the frauds and almost immediately reveals their fraud identities. XXX.
Yunior felt like the van was the reason of his vomiting, “I’d never had trouble with cars before and that van was like my curse” (Junot, 172). He only experiences carsickness in his father’s lime green van. Yunior first met his father’s mistress during a trip in the van, which could be the possible reason why he associates the vehicle with the cursing emotional distress of learning of his father’s infidelity. Maybe every time he is in the van, he is somehow reminded of the traumatizing encounter. However, throughout the trauma Yunior shares the enjoyment he experienced while spending time with his father, even if it was only on short trips in Papi’s van.
As I Lay Dying Prompt #8: Jewel and Anse Anse's selling of Jewel's horse is cruel and does not contribute to the family's greater good; however, Jewel's response to Anse demonstrates his loyalty to his mother. When Anse took Jewel's horse to travel to Snopes' house, Jewel was anxious and distraught. Jewel waited and waited for Anse until he came home and when he finally arrived; little did he know that Anse sold Jewel's own horse without his consent. Anse even looked proud for what he did: "He looked kind of funny: kind of more hangdog than common, and kind of proud too. Like he had done something he thought was cute but wasn't so sho now how other folks would take it."
Even when she realises they are going the wrong way in supermarket she tells Lyn she thinks it is the other way but Lyn makes the decision. Principle: Support people’s rights to appropriate services Observation of Sue’s practice with Julie: When they are speaking about boots instead of sorting out some for Julie, Sue comments that her brother might have a pair. Observation of Maria’s practice with Lyn: They get an adapted bus for Lyn to the supermarket. Principle: Respect people’s privacy and right to confidentiality Observation of Sue’s practice with Julie: Put her on the spot in front of a complete stranger about her “time of the month”, which is a very personal subject. Observation of Maria’s practice with Lyn: Lyn says in the video that Maria treats her like any other human being and not like a disabled
When Henry approaches Elisa's garden and comments on her impressive crop of chrysanthemums, his business sensibilities cause him to wish out loud that Elisa would raise a cash crop of apples equally impressive. Is Henry incapable of getting his own price because he lacks skills in the ways of complicated or unpleasant discourse? Nevertheless, to "Celebrate" his sale, Henry offers to take Elisa out for dinner and a movie .His wife replies, "No, I wouldn't like fights." Interestingly, Elisa does not say the fights, which, as it is revealed later in the story, Elisa has been reading about all along. Elisa wants to know what her husband means by "Nice."
She remembers her father saying “it was the only time he’d have a white man on his knees doing something for a black man for free.” Though she doesn’t agree with what her father did, she begins to understand his reasoning behind it. Snot ponders the thought of “when you’ve been made to feel bad for so long, you jump at the chance to do it to others.” As Snot is staring out the bus window she acknowledges that there is “mean in the world”, and she must live in it because here’s nothing she can do to really stop it. In the story Brownies by ZZ packer, there is more than meets the eye when it’s come to the narrator of the story. The author puts Snot in situations out of her norm. Snot, In a short period of time, starts off as a quiet, naive, and timid character, but leaves with a very mature understanding about things in her world that are beyond her
Curley’s wife tried talking to Lennie but he didn’t want to talk to her because George told him not to. However Lennie is vulnerable so she found a way to talk to him she gives him some advice saying ‘don't feel bad because the pup was just a mutt, and mutts are plenty in the world.’ Moreover, she trusted Lennie, by telling him that she could have been a famous movie star, but the world conspired against her and that's why she's ended in a barn. Lennie also tells her secret about what happened in weed. Lennie has an obsession of petting soft things, he saw a little girl with a soft dress and he started touching it and the girl screamed for help because she thought Lennie was going to attack her. On the other hand Lennie does something very stupid when in the barn with Curley’s wife.
Recognition Ruined In The Road Henry’s wife, Elisa was intelligent and passionate about her gardening and having the well known qualities of being a woman and wife, although she lived a unsatisfying and under stimulated life, in which her husband didn’t know of. Elissa was talented and was longing for people to recognize her and what she experts in. In the story “The Chrysanthemums” by John Steinbeck Elisa doesn’t have a professional career, no children to take care of, and even though she is interested in her husband’s business on the ranch he’s is not fully conscious of that. Elisa’s wish to travel the world and to work on the farm with Henry is implied, but it is expressed to be a unfit desire for a woman. Elisa puts all her energy and time into perfecting the chrysanthemum garden and her house working skills, even though she would rather be doing more exciting things.
It is ultimately up to the consumer to make the decision of what to put into their bodies. Without a healthy alternative, little to no nutritional information, and the ease and convenience of fast food why would we choose anything else? The fact is that we have been conditioned as children to eat fast food. We also see the ease of a drive trough and think of it as a great convenience to the alternative of cooking for you at home. American’s are always on the go and fast food corporations have exploited that fact to the extreme.