Lily says, “See my mother had died when I was little, and then my father died in a tractor accident last month on our farm in Spartanburg country…” (73). She lies so she can stay there and slowly learn about her mother. Lily is living a secret life just like the bees, “Bees have a secret life we don’t know anything about.” (148). Just like Lily the bees also have a secret life. She realizes that she needs to tell August Boatwright about her mother soon.
The author is a loving wife and parent who experiences complications in her family relationships because of her husband, John, who is spending less time with her and spending more time at work. As a child, Hope Edelman grew up in suburban New York where her father was always preoccupied with work, thus never spending time with the family just like her husband. The author was seventeen when her mother died of breast cancer causing Edelman great pain. Her mother did everything around the house when she was alive, so her passing caused a lack of discipline with the children and there were no more chores for any of the siblings. Nannies were suddenly walking in through the front door daily.
Her brother was indeed very ill .Due to the fact her brother was very ill, her mother quit her job, and decides to stay home to care for him, and her father was never always home. In fact to all this, Callie has addiction she can't let go. She cuts herself whenever no one is in site. She turns almost everything, she can find into weapons in order to cut herself. Her parents later finds out and send her to a facility for girls, a place called Sea Pines.
Eva had no choice as she was pregnant and she couldn’t get a job so she killed herself in a dramatic way. Curley’s wife was also young but she had her mother, but she had to run away from her mother, because she knew her mother had hidden a letter from Hollywood. She got away and found Curley who she married to, and ended up living on a ranch with Curley as his wife. She is lonely there, and she tried to find someone she could talk to which led her to her death. Curley’s wife was young and lived with her mother before living with Curley on a ranch.
She is a lonely character constantly searching for attention, even if it is from ranch workers, cripples and the coloured. Curley's wife is made to show her disgust at married life by being 'married two weeks an' got the eye', this makes the ranch workers towards her bitter and unhappy as they see her as a tart who has no reason to be near them as she will only lead to trouble. Steinbeck uses Curley's wife's character along with others to show that many people of that time had dreams, hers was that she 'could be in the pitchers' we find out about her dream just before her death this heightens the impact of the news. She knows that she is no longer able to fulfil her own dream, as she is no longer her own person but Curley's, she turns her anger into the form of making Curley jealous by flirting with other men. Despite the fact that she wants to believe she had a chance in the pictures she knows she had no chance after the promised
Sykes was very ungrateful and didn’t appreciate his wife, he tried to get her out of the way so he can be with his mistress Bertha. The saying “Karma is a bitch,” relates to the story because, Sykes tried poisoning his wife with a rattlesnake, but instead he was bitten and died from the poison. The story unfolds when Sykes got home and verbally abused his wife, but she stood up and faced him without any fear in her eyes, that was the breaking point for Delia, despite all her hard work he didn’t appreciate her, so she decided to stand up for herself and no longer endure her husband’s abuse. Sykes character unfolds when the narrator painted a picture of what he really is and his thoughts against his wife, he was wicked and cruel against his wife but was sweet and caring towards his mistress Bertha. He would go all out just to get Delia out of his way of being happy with his mistress.
This is a sad situation in which poverty forces Fantine to give her child up to a complete stranger. Fantine is unable to raise a child in her current situation and giving up her child may be the only way for her daughter to live a healthy, stable life. Another example for her poverty is '" ...Where did you get the louis d'or?' ....'I got them,' answered Fantine. The candle lit up her face.... the corners of her mouth were stained with blood...'"(p.66).
1 Sarah is a teenager, she dropped out of high school because of she has got a child. She lives at home with his mother and sister who initially help her with child, but after a while they did not bother to help her as much anymore, and she must take care of here own at home. She has no father because he died last year. she is tired of her child, she never comes out the door. she gets bored she feels lonely, she would like to return to school.
Terry Lee English 10 Period 7 Medea: Embed I. 1-61 Nurse’s Lament When Jason abandoned Medea and has married King Creon’s daughter, Nurse felt pity for Medea. Medea’s truth love toward Jason has led her to abandon her family, and now she is “crying to herself for her dear father, her home, her own land, all those things she left behind” (41-42). After “their fine love’s grown sick, diseased”, Nurse lamented the tragic story of Medea and Jason. (22) II.
For example, she says, “The color is repellent, almost revolting; a smouldering unclean yellow, strangely faded by the slow-turning sunlight,” (Gilman, pg. 2). She hates the color especially, possibly because yellow is the color of death, and the design because she can’t seem to make sense of the pattern itself. She studies the wallpaper on a daily basis and soon comes to the conclusion that what she sees behind the wallpaper is a woman aching to escape. This woman in the wall represents the narrator herself, for she is restricted from what she loves so much in life, writing.