The speaker’s thoughts and phrases are on occasion interrupted with italics used to indicate the possible inner thoughts or spoken voice of whomever is being spoken to in the story. Line after line of instruction invokes a vision of a small child struggling to follow a hurried, exasperated and perfectionist mother through the activities of everyday life. She is a good mother with many lessons to teach and cares enough to guide her daughter into societal acceptance. She is also a selfish mother who is overly concerned with appearances. The lack of paragraphing and indentation gives the work a sense of being rushed to finish before this day becomes tomorrow.
One begins to understand that his mom is pushing him for his own good and it is what is best for him. The other is pushed too hard and loses her self-confidence. Their mothers just want them to be able to succeed in life, because as children, Amy and Mark’s moms were uneducated and unhappy. In “Kaffir Boy” and “Two Kinds”, children are faced with high expectations to become educated and become something great, which challenge their relationships with their respected mothers. Throughout the stories the children are faced with the expectation to succeed.
In the beginning having a baby brought joy to her life and Sally wanted to provide for and love Katie. Katie told herself she would do a better job than her mother did. Her own mom either yelled at her or ignored her,(page 13). David Hughes writing of the Abuse and Neglect of Katie gives so much insight into all the issues that set up the early years of Katie. A Mother who was neglected, young and depressed dealing with a new baby with little support, in a bad marriage.
At the end due to the inability of Abby to succeed in her liberty, she witnesses lack of strength and the fear her mother has at the Blarney Stone. In Morrison’s Sula, the mother’s emotional and nurturing detachment from the daughters through generations helps all of them create a female-self identity. This lack of nurture may be a direct result of the maternal figure's focus on survival, as Eva can't take time to show love for her children but is able to sacrifice a leg to ensure physical endurance. In her mind these acts confess her love for them while in Hanna's head, the emotional connection that she needs from her mother is not present. As Hannah becomes a mother herself and a mother being the first model of love that the children experiences, she emotionally detaches herself from Sula as she was detached from her mother.
Testing the limits of moral values and self awareness. Many women had given up all hope in their religious beliefs and had to come to terms that they were alone and had no one to rely on but themselves which led to many women’s hopes and dreams to be a forgotten memory. Others stayed true to their colors and kept fighting and believing that one day they will survive the madness and yet again see light of freedom. Today, women have grown since then to become powerful and independent individuals, not let anything bring them down. Over the years, women played the role as the housewife and most women were never involved with war and political issues.
The fact that the mother sits firm, inattentive to her children who are leaning on her back seeking her strength, illustrates the nature of their relationship. A mother must provide for her children but she must also survive in order to keep providing for her children. It also shows that the Great Depression had an almost universal effect on society, no one was spared, not even the
In “Momma”, Chrystal Meeker tells us about her mother. The speaker shows us that her mother is very strong when it comes to her children. People are always saying that they would do anything for love, but the love for a child is totally different. The tie that a mother has to her child means more than anything. It means that she would give up anything in the world for her child’s safety or well being.
Therefore the mother is teaching the child to be strong. This is also a sign of dependence because the child still needs the mother to hold on to the child. Another relation the mother and child show is care because the mother is caring for the child however it does look like the child needs to find out a few things. In conclusion of this sculpture of mother and child, I think that the mother is proud and is a good example of hr teaching the child to be strong and confident. Analysis 2 In this sculpture made by Henry Moore I think the mother is trying to protect her child.
She fears what other people might think about her so she attempts to hide it in order to fit in with the others. Esperanza doesn’t really know who she is yet and struggles with finding her balance between childhood and adulthood, feeling uncomfortable in the adult world, but foolish in the child world. The experiences that Esperanza has growing up feeling judged and uncertain shape her as she figures out who she is and works to overcome her fears of judgment. Growing up, we often lack a sense of identity and allow other people’s judgments to affect our decisions; in order to be happy we have to learn to accept ourselves and where we came from and to be proud of who we are, not allowing other people’s expectations to determine our lives for us. Esperanza doesn’t like her name.
Eveline sees the kind of life she is leading from her mother’s unhappiness. This is the reason Eveline wants to break away and be a free woman. However a part of her sees the good in the situation with her family and it is all the good memories she cannot let go of. Eveline is scared to let go. She desires to escape but her weakness to stay with the familiar takes over.