The foster mother of the second home was a very mean, cruel and verbally abusive to April. They would say things to April and she started to believe that they were true, like her parents been drunks and not wanting her or her sister anymore, telling her that First Nations people were dirty and thief’s. April graduates from school and had good grades in her classes. She then marries and moves away to start her life with her husband. After been married for some time she ends up having issues in her marriage.
Maxim de Winter hates his wife very much as she was a profligate woman. Rebecca had secret relationships with many other men including ger cousin. She threatened de Winter and forced him to accept the situation and promised to play as a perfect wife. When she was diagnosed as cancer, she cheated de Winter by saying that she had a child with her cousin and almost made de Winter kill her. She was finally died of an accident, but continued to bother him even after he had married the heroin.
Bourgeois vs. Proletarians Karl Marx’s purpose for writing the article The Communist Manifesto was to persuade the proletarians, class of modern wage-laborers, to rise against the bourgeois, class of modern Capitalists, and settle a level of equality. He himself grew up in “a middle-class family in Germany” (56). After the publication of this article Marx was forced to “flee Paris and eventually to seek exile in London” (56). However, even though Marx uses good evidence and emotion to convince his stance to be the right move forward, he is unsuccessful in changing the thinking of the proletarians. In the article, Marx attempt to clarify the goals of Communism, as well as underline the theory behind the movement.
“It came into my head that I cannot run away. I am who I am wherever I am”. Catherine, Called Birdy by Karen Cushman is about a 14 year old girl who's father, the lord, wants to marry her off to a rich old man with lots of land. Catherine wants to just get away from the lady life and escape, but is always held in place by her pregnant mother, and her always nagging nurse/maid Morwenna. In Catherine, Called Birdy, many women gave Birdy advice but she never really listenened to them, but when she did, she made a decision that changed her life forever.
She has had one child and is pregnant with her second child by her father; that is considered incest. Her mother on the other hand let the sexual abuse from her father go on. Her mother abuses her physically and psychologically. Precious coping skills with all three abuses are escaping a fantasy of imagination in her mind. She dreams of being a famous, a star that everyone worships and treats with respect.
● Feminism 8: Edna claims that she will not be the typical female of the time and give up her entire world - her entire self and soul - for her children. She will give her life, but not her soul. Mademoiselle Reisz is shocked to hear this from a mother, but in a sense, understands. Edna thinks of her self and her soul independently of her family. ● Feminism 9: After Leonce yells at Edna for not acting like the typical female wife, she explodes in a silent uprising of her own.
If the don’t they adopt like her sister did. Alvarez states that she kind of feels jealous of her sisters and she wishes that she had married and had a child, or adopted one. She loves the fact that she is the godmother of her sister’s babies and that she doesn’t mind sending them presents and checks; however, she would like children of her own. She says to herself “But as being a good mother, well, I just didn’t have the time.”(96) In that quotation, Alvarez realizes that she does not have time to support a child of her own because she is always so busy. She doesn’t feel as if she could be the best mom because of the many things that go on in her life.
Have you ever felt you were trapped in a situation and you were set up to fail, and regardless of how hard you worked you were bound to not to succeed? After one has read The Jungle, by Upton Sinclair, one would see that this emotion must be on the mind of the protagonist, Jurgis. Upton Sinclair was a politician of the early 1900s, but before Sinclair began his work as a politician he was a member of the socialist party and detested the downfalls of the capitalistic society that is America. To him capitalism is for the benefit for some (the rich) and socialism is for the benefit of all. Sinclair was inspired to write a book about the working class of America (consisting mostly of immigrants), primarily based on the packing town of Chicago and the different attitudes they can have and actions they carried out.
As a child she received an almost deadly blow to her head that changed her life forever by her spending her life having seizures. Harriett married John Tubman in her early twenties. She was very much in love until the day when she thought she would be sold and split from her husband and family. John refused to escape with her and threaten her to not go but she did with her brothers in which her brothers later turned around and went back. She followed the north star to freedom.
The Putnam family was a small family, whose seven out of eight children had passed away. Mrs. Putnam however was extremely jealous when it came to families. Mrs. Putnam had always wanted a large family and was jealous of Rebecca Nurse because of her large family, so she blamed her for witchcraft. Her husband, Mr. Putnam was very jealous when it came to land. He would go to the farthest extremes to get land.