Even the clock, still a few minutes off noon..", time is going by slow for Ellen as she awaits for Paul to return to the house. Ellen becomes angry at Paul when she asks Paul to move out of the house "there was a dark resentment in her voice now..." so they can be away from the dust storm. Also Ellen wants to move because she thinks that it hard for their baby to breathe because of the dust in the air. The feeling of isolation creeps up on Ellen when Paul is not there and she knows that the nearest neighbors are far away and her house would be very hard to reach in the dust storm that she is experiencing. Another reason that Ellen feels isolated is of lack of communication with others this causes her to break down and eventually run away with the baby to try to get away from the storm "I'm so caged- if I could only break away and run".
Though showing to much emotion is almost always looked down upon not being able to express any emotion can have serous negative effects on ones wellbeing. Like in the story The Yellow Wallpaper the narrator is forced to stay at her husbands summer home and spend time alone in attempt help cure her form her state of depression. While there she is not aloud to write or do any actives this slowly starts to have a negative effect on her mental health. She becomes obsessed with the idea that someone is behind the yellow wallpaper that is in her jail she calls her room. This continues after multiple attempts to tell her husband that she is uncomfortable with the yellow wallpaper.
Lewis realises it’s not that hard to do and needs to be doing the instructing and directing of the play with influence and input from Roy and the patients not the other way round. This is where Lewis’ confidence really shows that it’s growing and he really starts to connect with the different patients and with the play cosi fan tutte. After gaining the confidence to be able to make decisions and direct the play mostly by himself with some help of Roy and the others, a few incidents occur. Doug sets the toilets alight, which has Justin wanting to shutting the whole thing down and asking a lot of questions about how this incident occurred. Lewis tells Justin it wasn’t Doug and it was an accident in fact to have the play continue and protect Doug from any consequences.
They basically keep her locked in this room with mustard yellow wall paper with only her and a bed. The women lives with a well intentioned nut sometimes over bearing husband who limits her options and intentionally scraps her ideas and suggestions as if she were a child incapable of making decisions. The narrator is not allowed to see her baby, read, write or do any intellectually or physically straining activities. Out of pure boredom she results to
but these nervous troubles are dreadfully depressing” (Gilman 2). The author is using a semi-autobiographical technique to show that the narrator was being left in the house for the whole day and she was not supposed to do anything. However when John was out for work for the whole day, she could write how much ever she wants because no one was there to stop her. When the narrator explains that she writes when her husband is not at home that shows gender role because she is hiding it from her husband. She is hiding it from her husband because he didn’t let her write anything or do anything, because in Victorian times, women had less opportunity than men.
The strong effect of her silence proves to show that actions can be much greater than words. The aunt refuses to reveal the name of her baby’s father, protecting him with her silence, but as a complement she is persecuted and shunned from her society. She “may have gone to the pigsty as a last act of responsibility: she would protect the child as she had protected its father.” (15) This “No Name Woman” fled her home and chose to give birth to her child in a pigsty where no one would be able to neither hear her nor see her, thus abstaining from having a voice and remaining in silence. However, in writing about this incident, Kingston is allowing this woman to have a potential voice by sharing her experiences with the reader(s) and expressing the position this woman was forced to go in to and by doing so, she is backing up this woman with a “community” in a sense, which portrays the greater strength a community has versus the minimal a lone individual is capable of doing. In addition, the author says that “the real punishment [of the aunt] was not the raid swiftly inflicted by the villagers, but the family’s deliberately forgetting her.” (16) Since a group of individuals, especially those that were relatively close
Maria’s mother acts fast and hides Maria and Alberto in the hole her father made for their safety. Maria’s mother scarifies herself for the safety of her children. If Maria’s mother went into the hole with them the Contras would of notice the untouched breakfast on the table and would search for them and kill them all. By Maria’s mother staying behind the Contras thought they got everyone in the house and would not search for Maria and Alberto. Trauma begins when Maria hears everything from the hole and the torturing and screaming of her mother.
Addy was still weak from the efforts of her labour, and still sore and bleeding, but she knew she had to leave and she had to leave today" (Lansens 271). Then, when Addy loses Chick, she handles the situation in a better way: "She would not pass through the big oak doors though. Instead she climbed the fire escape stairs, stepping around Mr. Baldwin's winter wood and kindling, intent on keeping her memories at bay" (Lansens 472). Addy is able to overcome the feeling of hurt fast after the death of her second child because she already faces a similar dilemma with her first child. She leaves a whole country to conquer the feeling of loss of her first child whereas she simply decides to ignore the passage her family used to take together in her building after her second child dies.
After the whole night of thinking, he felt regret and wanted to apologise to the family. However, when he went back to the house, he heard that the family decide to leave the house because they think that the monster will threatened their father’s life. In nowadays, there are examples about the regretful of people who isolated themselves. There’s a girl, she don’t like meeting with people, so she always stayed at her house, her parents use a lot of strength to ask her to go out and meet the others. However, the girl just ignored them.