American families would view single parenting as a threat to a family structure. Doing everything by themselves with no one else to blame but themselves is one of the most difficult things a single mother can struggle with. As time progresses a single mother discovers she is capable of doing so much not just for their well being but for her children. They quickly learn how to adapt and over come. While many single mothers worry too much or regret decisions during their children childhood they are satisfied with the result and the out come of there children by the actions their children make after they grown out of their childhood In “I stand here ironing” a mother depicts her first child to have a bad early childhood by making the wrong decision not by choice but simply what got handed to them in a urban world.
Through the course of the novel it is clearly made evident that by the end of one’s life knowledge is paramount. Daisy suggests her daughter should follow in her footsteps, "And I hope she'll be a fool --that's the best thing a girl can be in this world today, a beautiful little fool"(24), implying that ignorance is a priority in her life. She also boasts her party life and parades her daughter about, indicating that material things dominate her life. Daisy also marries for wealth, not love, contributing to her total unhappiness. As Daisy patronizes ignorance, it leads to her demise.
However, each in their own way matures along this journey, and gains a better understanding, or knowledge of their lives and themselves. The main character, Sethe appears first as an extremely independent and strong woman, she refuses to accept help from anyone. Which the black community sees as her being stuck up, “trying to do it all alone with her nose in the air” (Morrison 299). As soon as Paul D. arrives on her doorstep, bringing her past with him, her resolve to block out the past at all costs begin to crumble, as do her hardened exterior actions. When Paul D. first arrives, Denver, Sethe’s daughter notices that she is, “Looking in fact acting like a girl, instead of the quiet, queenly woman Denver had known all her life.
Accept the place the divine providence has found for you, the society of your contemporaries, the connection of events (Emerson paragraph 2).” Jeannette Walls’s mental growth during the course of her story is a prime example of transcendentalism present in her memoir. In the beginning, Jeannette is unaware of the problems within her family, especially those problems pertaining to her wild father. As she grows, she begins to see her father and mothers’ imperfections more clearly as well as realizing just how different her family is compared to other families. While this dismays her at times, Walls grows strong by relying on herself and learning to accept that while her past cannot be changed, she can take her future into her own hands. In this way, Walls goes from a starry-eyed child who blindly worships her father to an adult who sees the true nature of the people surrounding her.
The scene in which this is expressed represents women of the late 19th century in a proper but ridiculous manner. The treatment of girls toward each other is seen in the scene where Cecily and Gwendolen discover that they are both engaged to “Ernest”. When the girls first meet each other, they are instantly fond of each other. Gwendolen even goes as far to say, “I like you already more than I can say”(Act II, 78). However, when they discover that they are both engaged to Ernest, they go back and forth insulting each other and claiming that “Ernest” has changed his mind about the other women, all the while in a polite manner.
“I Believe in Pink” I believe in pink. I believe in being girly and enjoying what makes you a girl. I believe that women should accept their role and that they should be proud to show their femininity. In this day and age, some women want to act like men and some men want to act like women. This is not normal and it should not be put into action.
Her views about others, the points she makes, her view of life, and her quotes are going to be the evidence for everything said about her. The sister to twins Pedro and Pablo, Angela suffers great humiliation when her newlywed husband discovers that she is not a virgin, Angela is the youngest daughter of the Vicario family, who have raised her to marry. Even though she is prettier than her sistersm she somewhat resembles a nun appearing meek and helpless. The Vicarios have watched over her carefully, so angela has had little chance to develop social skills or to be alone with men. Everyone expects Angela to be chaste.
She did not hate the birthmark before Aylmer began to criticize it. In fact, she said it was a charm, “a magic endowment” (1035). Georgiana is described at first as a confident and beautiful woman. Nevertheless the issue is that she has a man by her side which is lack of confident causing, in my opinion, low down her self-esteem. Aylmer was constantly saying the birthmark was a defect, an earthly imperfection.
But I am alive” From an early age, Celie had been physical and verbally abused, by her father, her husband etc. At the beginning of the novel, she is ignorant and oppressed, with no confidence. She has been made to believe she is nothing and allows the labels to define her, accepting and believing the terms, which forces her to struggle for her identity. She has learnt to keep quiet and obeys without every objecting, which shows a will to survive, but also the extent to which Celie has been indoctrinated. She considers being alive good enough.
The advertisements can mean a lot of things, and women are often stereotyped by their image roles in society and their image. The Unguentine advertisement for healing gel shows the image of a perfect mother. The mother is holding her son in a protective caring pose. The mother and daughter are light haired, young and good-looking; they are both perfect. The quote in the box said " when you've kissed him to make it better..." could represent that mothers are best to love and care for children.