His poor treatment there is more shocking because he has been drawn as a character who had, “worked hard” and ”owed nothing to any man.” Mrs Edwards, the daughter, is confused at first by the nun’s reaction to seeing her. When the nun asks, “Is your father lighter or darker than you?” she begins to realize that he will not be admitted there. The nun sends them away and delivers the platitude, “God bless you dear”. Mrs Edwards replies “and God pity you sister”. Her father dies at home, and she has endured the agony of watching him die.
Also, her lack of intelligence has left her with no job and an inability to get a job. In the story, there are many reasons contributing to Jean’s feeling of emptiness and difficulty in her life. To begin, her husband, Ross feels as though he has married beneath himself, and he does not love her anymore. Their marriage was most likely caused by Jean getting pregnant with their son, which made Ross feel like he had to marry her out of force. In the story, Ross specifically tells their son, Kevin that he should try not to marry beneath himself because he will end up stuck in the same situation as him.
His wife was the only friend Hindley had in the world, and with her gone, he has no one. This alienation turned into desperation: “For himself [Hindley], he grew desperate: his sorrow was of that kind that will not lament.” The result of this alienation is Hindley’s decision to drink himself to death. Isabella feels alienation when Heathcliff comes back. She feels alienated because she
These comparative experiences of belonging prevail through Raimond Gaita’s memoir Romulus My Father, and Ed Sheeran’s song lyrics The A Team. An individual who fulfills the expectations of the society in which they reside are granted membership to this unity as a result, which therefore enriches their sense of belonging. Gaita explores this notion of acceptance through Romulus and his experiences in gaining the respect of his new community. Being an immigrant, Romulus gains recognition by proving his “worth” through hard work. Gaita uses personification in “his materials…seemed to be in friendship with him” to reinforce the bond that exists between Romulus and his work, therefore highlighting the significance of such connection on the evolvement of his “character”.
Sylvia Plath’s Mad Girl’s Love Song: An Analysis of the Poem Plath’s poem Mad Girl’s Love Song is about a girl who has lost what seems to be the love her life, though it is ambiguous as to why he is not there with her. Was he killed in some war? Did he leave her for another? Or is there some untold circumstance that would call for his absence without return? At any rate, the fact that he is not with her has driven her to insanity and forced her to keep him alive in her mind to escape the pain of unfulfilled desire.
I believe that he lying and that he left this woman in a state of distress that contributed to her state of mind when she committed suicide. Furthermore, Mrs Billings and Ms Billings both treated Ms Smith badly. Mrs Birling refusal to help Ms Smith must have made Ms Smith feel like she had no one to turn to. Furthermore, Ms Billings was jealous of Ms Smith and, once again, Ms Smith loses another job. Ms Smith must have felt that she didn't have any friends at
Godfrey suffers from his own internal guilt of the secrets that he keeps from his wife, Nancy. The Loneliness found in the book consists of many internal and external conflicts of the characters found in the book. There are many different forms of loneliness in George Elliot’s Silas Marner. Silas first experiences loneliness when he is betrayed by his best friend, William Dane. Later on, Silas even believes that god has betrayed him as well and believes that there is no righteous god.
We watch our family around us and see the importance of being loyal to ourselves and our families. This begins how each of us perceives loyalty in our future relationships. We meet people in life and friendships are created between some of them. We will have a certain loyalty within these friendships. Based upon one’s upbringing, we believe that we will do anything to help and protect a true friendship from harm or misguidance.
Mary Maloney is not able to judge right from wrong as she is blocking out reality, which results in her being temporarily insane. Second, she does not have to feign her shock for her husband’s death. As Mary sees her husband lying lifeless, “All the old love and longing for him welled up inside her, and she ran over to him, knelt down beside him and began to cry her heart out. It was easy. No acting was necessary” (13).