In contrast to Cindy’s new found self esteem, her mother seemed to uphold a strong lack of confidence in her daughter and in herself as well. By the same token, in the second article “The Thrill of Victory … The Agony of Parents”, the author presents the opposition through her mother. Jennifer Schwind’s mother appeared as an embarrassment to her publicly and emotionally. “In a voice so screeching that it rivaled fingernails on a blackboard, she told him that he was a disgraceful coach and that he should be ashamed of himself” (Pawlak 3). While in her mother’s eyes, she only supported her daughter and craved the absolute best for her child.
She did not want Lennie to hurt her, but Lennie is very unpredictable. The trouble had found her. Even without any other females around and having the life before Curley can leave someone feeling lost. Along with being lonely, Curley’s wife has an unfulfilled dream. Granted she had the chance to make that dream true, her mother would not allow it.
She also decided to give more precedence to career rather than her family which in turn created a huge gap between herself and her family. As she became obsessed with her work, she began to overlook her family. In this way, the ambition for the top, the allotment of more time for work all contributed in weakening Kate’s family relationships. In the novel, Crow Lake it was also revealed how loneliness can bring two teens together through the relationship between Matt Morrison and Marie Pye. As Mary’s brother Laurie ran way from home after the clash with their father Calvin Pye, their mother got sick.
And still, the husband loved her, but unfortunately she could no longer fulfill her role of being a mother or a wife any longer because of her depression. Sadly, the husband understood the pain of his wife was going through, and knew he had to obey her demands of isolation for the safety of the child. No one will ever really know how the little boy must of felt; having little communication with his mother, this must have been tough on him. Even though he was not capable of writing notes, he still managed to communicate with his mother by drawing pictures. Unfortunately, he never got back any response because his mother only looked at the drawings.
Lucy loved her mom but her mom constantly neglected her when her brother came to their life. Lucy is thought to be a bitter character because she was unable to love anyone, she didn't want to love anyone like she loved her mother which rejected and left
In reference to her cultural heritage, Dee states that she has rejected the name her mother gave her because “I couldn’t bear it any longer, being named after the people who oppress me”. Explain how Dee feels she has been kept down by her family. Give examples from the story to support your opinion. Dee rejects her name because it comes from a long generation of slaves, this remain ds her the dark and ugly past. She is the only one in the family who has been educated and doesn’t like to remember old feelings that only bring frustration and sadness.
‘I’m your mother. In which her daughter replied ‘if you want to be treated like a mother, you should act like one. “ it is evident that the way things are conducted in the family is known to be wrong by the children as she points out to her mother that her actions and behaviour do not depict that of a mother, this shows both maturity and understanding, and again the will to rise above her current situation. "But on that first day of school, Mom refused to get out of bed. Lori, Brian, and I pulled back the covers and tried to drag her out, but she wouldn't budge."
For example, in this passage we understand that Norah is struggling with the grief of her lost daughter and doesn't want to let go of her memory, "Phoebe she would keep alive in her heart." (88) It helps us understand the reasoning behind her actions of drunk driving, dreams of lost things, and escalated emotion at random as well as other actions the character demonstrates through out the novel. The deception of her daughter effects Norah and explains why she bought the camera,"...So he'd capture every moment, so he'd never forget. "(88) Norah doesn't want her husband, sister and not even neighbours to dismiss her daughter as unimportant. Norah's great pain because of the "death" of her child causes her to be scared of change, she wishes she could capture a happy moment, and stay in that moment-perhaps forever. "
Lisette will ask, “‘You’re going to talk me with you, Momma, O.K. ?’” (Oates). The insecurity that she has when it comes to her mother is apparent because no child who has a healthy relationship with their guardian thinks that they would get left behind if the parent moves away. The faulty communication is further proven when Molina asked, “‘When did you last see your mother, Lisette?’ Shyly Lisette mumbled that she did not know. “(Oates).
(57) Thus, in Lizzie’s view, marriage may have nothing to do with love. Because she lost her mother in her very young age, she has no chance to understand what the true love is between parents, and it makes her develop a negative attitude towards marriage. She is afraid of marrying without love. This attitude can be found in her quarrel with her father about Johnny MacLeod. She believes “He is looking for a housekeeper and it isn’t