How are these stressors affecting Jennifer’s self-concept and self-esteem? Jennifer’s self-esteem has been lower because she doesn’t see her husband much and she has suffer the loss of a baby. When you have a miscarriage it is a blow to your self-esteem because it’s supposed to be the one thing that every woman can do. You need a few things to make it throw a miscarriage your husband for support and she doesn’t have his support as much as she may need it because she has to commute to and from work. Next after a miscarriage you suffer from wanting to replace the baby you lost with becoming pregnant again Jennifer is under great pressure just
As Alice had to grow up basically looking after her self and her younger siblings she learned that even if you do not have support you still need to follow your dreams and live you life. This is a large aspect to how Alice discovered herself. Alice's parents get extremely angry at her and blame her completely for the accident. This circumstance is a critical one on Alice's journey to self-discovery. Alice learns how protective and careful she has to be while looking after her brothers and sisters.
Jones expresses these dilemmas within his story through an immense selection of literary devices and techniques. While preparing her daughter for her first day of school, the mother in the story puts a lot of time and effort into making sure her little girl's outer appearance is superb. By directly including the phrase, "like everything else I have on, my pale green slip and underwear are brand new," Jones throws the reader a bone, so to speak. This is a simple statement that Jones injects into his story to give the reader an opportunity to expand upon and potentially question the significance of the brand new clothes. In addition, Jones uses descriptive vocabulary as he addresses
For an example, on pp. 192-217, Tannen talks about emailing and how it affects the relationship between mother and daughter. In my experience with my mother, she often emails me little things like those chain emails saying how she loves me. She recently learned now
The novel begins with Tara hearing step on a crack break your mother’s back, “A weird time-release audio torment stuck on replay in my brain.” is what she described it as while walking to and from school, eating, shopping, and everything else. 2. Discuss Kristin’s anorexia; include discussion of the circumstances of her job offer. Kristin’s anorexia is first mentioned in the beginning of the novel when the girls are in 5th grade. Tara says that Kristin is always worrying about her weight even though she is far from being over weight and that, “..she analyzed every gram she put into her mouth.”.
This can be observed when Vladek wakes up Artie early in the morning to ask him to help fix the roof (page number). Artie refuses and we can later on observe Artie telling his wife that he rather feel guilty than to travel to Queens to help his father (page number). Then once he was with his father, he started feeling guilty he asked his father if he needs help fixing anything (II, 99). The guilt of not helping his father ate up at him and he realized with wasn’t very son like of him not to help his father out. Another example of Artie feeling guilty about not being a good son is seen when he goes to see his therapist.
When she is called to the stand she is “fragile-looking” and “looked as if she tried to look clean”. This agrees with the readers theory that Mayella is wanting be good, yet she is tainted by her father who “had a scalded look” due to “an overnight soaking”. Again we see that she is different from her despised family as she wants to be clean and noble. As the reader begins to feel that Mayella doesn’t want to punish Tom Robinson we see her “burst into tears” as begins to be questions. This would make some readers feel pity for Mayella as she is lamenting due to horrific flashbacks she may encounter, others may think that this is a cover up as she knows what she is doing is wrong, and she is trying to get the judge and the jury to side with her.
Amir’s mother died in childbirth and at times, Amir feels like Baba resents him for taking the life of his beautiful wife. Throughout the novel, Amir continues to resent himself for not living up to his father’s reputation as a great man. Amir often backs down from confrontations, something Baba would never do. When Hassan is being raped for Amir’s kite, Amir watches only for a moment before running away. Baba on the
Why don't you go read one of those books of yours?” (pg. 5) – and the reader is now positioned to pity Amir, seeing him as the overly-pampered child bombarded with material possessions by his father to compensate for lack of attention. Thus, a more vulnerable side of Amir is revealed, one which yearns for his father's affection but rarely receives it. As the tale progresses, we see that the child Amir both reveres and fears Baba, even resents him: “With me as the glaring exception, my father moulded the world around him to his liking. The problem, of course, was that Baba saw the world in black and white.
If their mother was still alive they would not have to hide from their father. Brian on the other hand attributed his experiences to the fact that life was harsh on him and he could not forgive the people in his life that hurt him. This was in the beginning of the movie. An example of this is when he refuses to visit his mother during the weekends and speakes rudely to his mother on the phone. Later on in the movie , after mixing with Rohana and Rohani he forgives his mother and goes to visit her.