For example, Faulkner states that, “It was a big, squarish frame house that had once been white … in the heavenly lightsome style of the seventies, set on which had once been our most select street” (34). The house was old and wearing down. She denied her father’s death for three days because she could not fathom that she was completely alone now. Emily was left with nothing after her father’s death because he pushed away anybody who tried to get near his daughter, only to make her an old, lonely, bitter woman. Secondly, Miss Emily suffers from person vs community conflict.
Ticking Time Bomb: An Analysis of Tennessee Williams’ The Glass Menagerie By Marcus Owenby Professor Stevens English 1020-301 January 6, 2014 Outline Thesis statement: In Tennessee Williams’ acclaimed drama The Glass Menagerie, Tom Wingfield is pushed to the limit by his overbearing mother; as a result, he makes a life-changing decision which affects the entire family. I. A strained relationship A. Constant criticism B. Callous action II.
Mrs. Mallard had her sister and her husband’s friend Richard to share the grief with her; she chose to be alone in her room as stated by Chopin in this passage: “When the storm of grief had spent itself she went away to her room alone. She would have no one follow her.” (Chopin, 1894). Although Mrs. Mallard loved her husband dearly, but she was not happy in the relationship. She felt that her husband was running her life, because he was imposing his decisions on her. By ignoring the grief she was going through, Mrs. Mallard was already thinking of the life ahead of her.
Unable to leave her husband’s bed she too never saw the face, the beauty she might have treasured had she come into the world through wedlock. Lamo never judged me; she was, in fact, the only one present she entered the world crying, which I thought was not normal, but then I sensed that she was devastated at the loss of her grandparents even before she was born.
“Missing him all these years, she must have given up park of herself which had cared too much for the man” (Goodman par. 8). Once a person realizes that there loved one cares more about work then their personal relationship, letting go of the relationship becomes easier. Phil’s wife in the article already missed him for several years so Phil’s passing in his wife’s eyes he was already gone. Social circles seem to be unimportant to phil.
Miss Emily is first explained as a nice, sweet, and normal woman, though that all changed as her life went on. The death of her father was the flame that ignited all of this “weirdness” of Emily. After her father died, Miss Emily did not go out much probably because of grief over the loss of her father. The text states “Because her father is the only man with whom she has had a close relationship, she denies his death and keeps his corpse in her house until she breaks down three days later when the doctors insist she let them take the body” (Akers 1). This statement demonstrates her inability to let go of lost ones.
Miss Emily’s father has a very strong hold on her, as becomes clear when he dies and she refuses to allow the townspeople to remove his body from the house. When the townspeople arrive at her door, Miss Emily greets them with “no trace of grief on her face” (Faulkner). In keeping Miss Emily from the normal life of a young woman and isolating her, her father has caused Miss Emily to become abnormally attached to him. This is the first glimpse into the mental state of Miss Emily and indicates that something serious has happened Eyler 2 with her psyche during her isolation with her father. Finally after three days, Miss Emily breaks down and allows the townspeople to bury her father.
Wishing they could spend the rest of their lives together, war starts. Jay is taken from his one true love and is forced to be shipped overseas to defend his country. Daisy was effectually prevented from seeing the love of her life for what could have been the last. “Her mother had found her packing her bag one winter night to go to New York and say goodbye to a soldier who was going overseas. She was effectually prevented, but she wasn’t on speaking terms with her family for several weeks.” (The Great Gatsby p. 75) Devastated by the pain inflicted from her true love leaving her that by the next autumn, she was just as happy as before.
She does not allow writing as “he hates to have me write a word” (Gilman, 2), and has to stay away from her relatives and son. Her life is controlled by her husband. She points out that “I have a schedule prescription for each hour in the day” (Gilman, 2). She forces to live in a room, which she really hates because of the animated wallpaper. She wants to move out of this house and gets back her own life or thought.
For example, Ha’ from the novel “Inside Out & Back Again”, her and her family were forced to flee their home, when this occurred Ha’ was childish and immature, just like any other ten year old would be.In the novel Ha’ says “An old angry knot expanded in my throat” (Lai 2). Ha’s anger is shown in childish things like rising before her brother to bless the house by tapping her big toe on the wooden floor first. Ha’s immaturity endangers her and her family's well being. Since Ha’ and her family became refugees shes became mature. It was difficult for Ha’ and her family to adapt to the changes so rapidly.