On the other hand Hannah is a devoted young 15 year old, who appears to be very mature and eager to please. At the age of 14, Hannah moves in with her aunt to devote all of her time into becoming a pianist. Her aunt was happy with her move, and continued to teach Hannah. But later on, Hannah became annoyed with her aunt’s rules and breaks them. After her aunt kicks her out of her house, Hannah began to cry and says “Don’t make me go, Tante Rose” (Horton 39).
The book goes full cycle when the narrator becomes Rayona’s grandmother, a woman named Ida. She brings closure to the book by filling the gaps in the family’s history. Ida is the most interesting character in the novel. She is a bitter woman who has more interest in T.V. characters than she does in her own family.
Alicia alsofulfills her mother’s role by sleeping with her father. And even though she’s ashamed, she continues going to school to have a better life one day. The story “Laughter” takes place in an poor Hispanic community, where two families of two different nationalities live, Nenny and Esperanza are sisters from Mexico, Rachael and Lucy are African American that look alike. And even though Nenny and Esperanza are sisters, they don’t look like one another,but they share a similar trait of in laughter that sounds like “a ice cream bell’s giggle.” While Rachael and Lucy look similar with fatpopsicle lips. One day the
“Strange it seemed to Hester, as she watched her daughter grow more beautiful and more intelligent every day! Her Pearl! That’s what Hester named her” (Chapter 6) PAST ACTIONS – Hester married an elderly scholar, Chillingworth, who sent her away to America to live but never followed her. While waiting a long time for him, she had an affair with a Puritan minister named Dimmesdale, after which she gave birth to Pearl. ACTIONS THROUGHOUT STORY –Despite her scorning from the townspeople, she stays in the community and gives to the poor, despite her own poverty.
Then, if you are fortunate enough, once the daughter has mature enough her mother becomes her best friend again. During the teenage years is where most of the conflicts between the two females occur. Most adolescent teen transform from a sweet-loving, hug-giving, care-free, open-hearted little girl into a mean, angry, secretive, and emotional young lady. It becomes all about themselves and their friends and no longer hang out time with their mom. The teen usually feels like she is too old and cool to spend time with their mother.
Who Will Light Incense When Mother’s Gone? My mother turned 70 recently, and though she remains a vivacious woman - Her hair is still mostly black, and there is still a girlish twang in her laughter - mortality is nevertheless heavy on her soul. After the gifts were opened and the cake eaten, mother nevertheless whispered this confidence to her younger sister: “Who will light incense to the dead when I’m gone?” My aunt shook her head and said. “Honestly, I don't know. None of my children will do it, and we can forget the grandchildren.
In other case, she was raised by her father and brother because her mom died when she was two. When Scout was a narrator this is what she said to the reader “’ Our mother died when I was two, so I never felt her absence”’ (7). This quote shows that she is tomboyish because her dad been in her life and she don’t really miss her mother that much and there really no female in her house except the maid. This is interesting because back then you see girls that are very girly and wear dresses and make up. Another reason that Scout is so interesting is because she is smart.
In return for Annie's kindness, Lora takes in Annie and her daughter. Annie works as Lora's live-in housekeeper, bringing her light-skinned daughter along. A decade spans while Lora’s career goes into high gear and Annie is saddled with the responsibility of raising both girls. Exposed to the advantages of the white world, Sarah Jane (Susan Kohner) passes for white, causing her mother a great deal of heartache. Meanwhile, the grown up Susie (Sandra Dee), neglected by her mother, seeks consolation with her mother’s suitor.
The Cousin Obed Ramotswe’s cousin had a good influence on Precious Ramatswe. Throughout the novel we learn how strong their relationship was and how the cousin helped her to develop. The cousin was married, but when her husband found out she could not have children they divorced. She went to live with her mother in a very small three-walled room. Her mother was very disappointed in her and treated her without respect or caring.