Maggie starts off in the story as having very low self-esteem, Walker describes her as, “Walking with chin on her chest, eyes on ground, feet in shuffle, ever since the fire that burned the house to the ground.” This has caused her to feel unattractive and not as confident compared to her sister. Being the younger sister, I feel she is looked down upon and not respected for who she really is. Maggie has not experienced as much of life as Dee, Yet, she seems to value it more. Maggie does not have any wishes to change her way of life, she has simply remained uneducated like her mother, but remains proud of who she is and what she stands for. Maggie has a close relationship with her mom; they seem to share a lot of the same views.
In a Sense Dee sees herself as better than her family, and believes they are ignorant and do not know their own heritage. Also her Mamma seems to idolize her in a way, there is some underlying jealousy. Mamma seems to put her own thoughts as Maggie’s in the story which is ironic. In this story irony is depicted in many ways: through Dee’s seeing her family as ignorant to their own heritage, when it’s actually Dee who can’t understand the value of her ancestry.
Curley’s wife explained to Lennie about being lonely and how difficult it is on her. “’I get lonely… You can talk to people, but I talk to nobody but Curley. Else he gets mad’” [Steinbeck 78]. Curley’s wife never has anyone to talk to; when she gets the chance she often ruins the mood. She did not want Lennie to hurt her, but Lennie is very unpredictable.
As people, we rely on others to make us happy. We need to feel loved and accepted by others in order to feel fulfilled and satisfied. However, certain relationships that are forced upon us can also lead to a negative outcome and can leave one feeling discontent and unsatisfied. In the novel “A thousand splendid suns”, Khaled Hossieni illustrates this idea through the impact other character have on the protagonist; Mariam. At the beginning of the novel it is revealed to the reader that Mariam does not feel loved and accepted by her mother, her conflict with Rasheed leaves her feeling worthless and insignificant.
First, she is a naive girl, who is basically taken advantage of by an older man. Then her family is turned against her, because of her alleged actions. Since her family doesn't understand the relationship that she and Pete share they accuse her of things that she did not do. The friction between her and her family forces her out, but with nowhere to go she must fend for herself anyway necessary on the streets. The situation that Maggie ends up in is not her fault, but the faults of the actions, or inactions of the people around her.
Not only does she try to impress everyone with her appearance but she also goes along with Char, and gets in trouble because she has no ability to say no and walk away. Maleeka takes the blame at first, but towards the end of the novel she gets her courage and tells on Char. She finally finds herself and realizes she is beautiful without Chars expensive clothing. She also realized she doesn’t need to stick out; she just needs to be herself. In the end Maleeka and Caleb are backed together and Maleeka is friends with Miss Saunders.
We can see that she feels guilty because she had already promised Maggie the quilt but as she feels that Dee is superior than her she also wants her to keep just to probably not having an argument with her.We Her word choice gave me the image that she might even be a little scared of her daughters Dee knowledge. While with Maggie she seems to feel equal and probably favors her in the way that she knows that she won’t let her heritage down but most importantly she would very feel embarrassed of where she came from. As dee showed whenever she was younger and would never take friends over. If it was written in any other point of view we wouldn’t be able to sense all the emotional feelings that the narrator is able to transmit by writing in first person. It would be only as if they were trying to explain what another is feeling.
It made her have a difficult time trusting people because she had no one to rely on but herself. It was a tough time for Hester, wearing the scarlet letter “A” resembled adultery, which Hester was not proud of therefore she, strived to become a better person and change the scarlet letter meaning. Hester showed the town that she could do well and she was indeed trying to change her ways. Her daughter Pearl made this even more important; it meant a lot to Hester that she set a good example for Pearl. Hester deeply loved Pearl and did not want to lose Pearl’s respect.
After Maggie’s accident, in which she got burned by a fire that happened in her old house, she laced of confidence because of the way her skin ended looked, this made her not going to school. In the other side Dee took this as a good thing, she went to school learn to read and write. Her mother made huge sacrifices for Dee, that gave her confidence, in the other hand this issue made Maggie’s lack of confidence
For example my grandmother has diabetes and she sometimes lies about how she feel. My grandmother lie and says that she is ok with being a diabetic and that she does not feel no pain when her sugar goes up. My grandmother later went into a stroke because she was so stress and she really did not like being a diabetic because she sometimes misses the desserts she use to eat. When a person does not tell the truth that means that they are holding in their true emotions, which can cause stress and can kill people but if they are honest about their situation and vent it can help decrease high blood pressure which has a high death