This, in my opinion, is one of her greatest achievement. All her life she was dependent on someone, and her success in being independent has been her lifelong struggle. Although Janie has already begun to find her voice, Tea Cake encourages her to continue to grow by treating her as an individual. Although Phoebe does not play a key part in the growth of Janie, it is because of her Janie is telling her story. The characters are what keep
Firstly, Sommers stated how she tries to teach her daughters to be optimistic. Secondly, Sommers stated of how she wants the students to use themselves as sources.” Finally, at the end of the essay Sommers writes, "Having the courage to live with uncertainty, ambiguity, even doubt, we can walk into all of those fields of writing.” Sommers stated how she tries to teach her daughter to be optimistic. The writer states that,”Despite the sheer facts of her life, despite the accumulation of grim knowable data,” her mother was optimistic. Sommers tell the reader of how her family fled from Germany when she was thirteen and how her grandparents were killed by Nazis. Sommers is trying to teach her daughters that there is more out there and that they can be optimistic, despite what may be going on in our lives.
This applies to Jane's life when her home life wasn't great and it just kept getting worse, until she got to go to Lowood and she liked Lowood more then home. Then she went to work as a governess at Thornfield and to her it was a whole new experience for her, being appreciated. “The wheel breaks the butterfly.” My interpretation of this line is that the “wheel” is really life itself and the “butterfly” is a delicate young girls dreams and life or reality 'breaks' the dreams. The reminds me of Jane because reality hit her when she was young because of her family. She knew at a young age that life was rough and woman didn't have much say in anything.
Fear is created by Bronte in chapter two as the room is remote in comparison to the rest of the house, and once inside, Jane is isolated from the rest of its inhabitants. She “resisted all the way” which shows us that Jane is scared of going into the bedroom; as she has previously stood up to her cousin, who we know hurts her physically, the fact that an otherwise brave girl is scared of and trying to avoid going into a room makes us think that it is something to be feared. Bronte also created fear in the chapter through the words of Miss Abbot, who says “something bad might be permitted to come down the chimney and fetch you away” telling a child this is bound to scare them and created fear in the child and in the audience. The mystery in which the room is presented also makes it seem frightening, it is not mentioned to have a purpose, and is only mentioned by a colour, “the red room”. Whilst red is the colour of passion and lust it is also the colour of a more sinister thing; blood.
Edna Pontellier often shows a rebellion in her throughout the story, and there are many reasons as to why she feels like she has to rebel. As the story progresses, Edna begins finding her own independence as a woman more and more, and she is “Awakened” of her true freedom. The reader often understands that the “awakening” represents the main character of the story, Edna. The form of awakening that the novel expresses shows is that people need to learn how to express themselves through freedom and independence. This type of awakening shows as Edna begins to express herself through the use of her artwork, and
Soon after, word about Hildegard’s lifestyle spread and reached other noble families who applauded her and decided to send their young female daughters to live the same way. In this cell, a small convent between these women was created where eventually Hildegard became the leader (Flanagan 3). For Hildegard, becoming who she was and accomplishing all that she did was not so simple. According to Flanagan, Hildegard had two main issues, “...first, she was a woman, and second, she was unlearned,” (44). It was not common for a female during this time to be educated due to their gender roles and restrictions.
Lastly, along with her mental and physical strength there is a much more deeper strength in Rosalind does not reveal to anyone And this strength in her is capable to hide her emotional part of her life inside herself and keep moving forward. In Chapter 13, David explains, “. . . watched her construct a character so thoroughly and wear it so constantly that for spells she almost deceived herself” (149).
Miss Moore represents the older generation trying to guide the younger one towards a better life, using her previous experience and knowledge to teach the kids about the world they are in, and Sylvia which is pretty much the essence of the youthful rebellion. As the leader of the group she often tries to discredit Miss Moore, to prove that even though she is older doesn’t make her right. We can see such behavior in the narration, as Sylvia describes Miss Moore “The only woman on the block
“The Awakening” Essay In “The Awakening,” a book with great literary merit, by Kate Chopin, a respectable woman named Edna breaks the societal barrier that was placed on most women back in the 1800s. She seeks a new identity, one that includes freedom from her family and the ability to act on impulse and not have to abide by the commands of many. By the end of the story Edna goes through many changes in her life and ultimately achieves her goal of independence. But this newfound freedom only leads to trouble and eventually death. The idea of solitude as the consequence of independence is shown many times throughout the story and sums up Edna’s life.
Connie had a psychological dream vision and imagined all the events that had taken place. The dream vision is as psychological way of leaving her adolecents behind, and being thrown into the realization of the dangers of the real world. Connie, in the short story, is an adolecent in the midsts of rebellion trying to prove to she is no longer a girl, but instead a young, independent woman. Connie is always being compared to her older, placid sister, obedeient sister, June by her mother. Connie, desperate to seperate herself from her sister June, does her best to make herself appear older and more mature than she really is.