Tribute to my mother Excite My mother’s love for me was so great I have worked hard to justify it. - Marc Chagall I love this quote because I feel like my mother is the one person that keeps me going. Without her I would not be where I am today and where I am heading to in the future. Launch I’m very blessed to say that I have a wonderful mother and it’s an honor to make my tribute speech on her. Not only is she my mother but my best friend and trust me it wasn’t always like that.
Hester gave her daughter the name Pearl because she got the baby with all she had, Pearl was her only treasure. Thus, Pearl’s existence gave her mother reason to live, holding her spirits when she is tempted to give up. Hester thought that God gave her the child in required of all things else, which she had lost. Pearl was her happiness. On the other hand, she was her torture, too.
According to Farrell, the story is being told by her mother and suggests that Dee may not really be the bad person that everyone claims she is (179). Farrell goes on to explain that the perceptions told by Mama are filtered through her mind and Mama’s views of her daughters are not to be accepted uncritically (179). Farrell’s approach to this piece was to try and take the reader to a different level of understanding and offer some other ways to view the heritage of both Mama and Dee. Issue In Susan Farrell’s essay, many questions are brought up about the interpretation of the story “Everyday Use”. One question Farrell brings up during the essay is, what is the true understanding and relationship between Dee and her mother?
In Moore’s “Which is More That I Can Say”, the role-reversal of the search of identity reinforces the image of the dynamic of fear that both mother and daughter have. Mrs. Mallon’s presence in the short story is described as something repelling and invasive towards her daughter’s decisions in life. Abby, having shaped her identity privately tries to alienate herself from her mother’s stronger character in order to have proper control of her life. Mrs. Mallon showing a risk taking behavior, sees her daughter as “a women who expects too much” due to her performance of actions in life. 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.
Deborah Tannen’s “You’re Wearing That?” is an insightful, refreshing ways mothers and daughters speak the same language and yet misunderstand what they are really trying to say to each other. Mothers and daughters, most of the time, have a lot in common. The only problem is when one says something the other takes it as an offense or big misunderstanding and gets mad at the other. This book talks about many situations in which these conflicts arise in a mother and daughters life. For an example, on pp.
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.
“In short, Mrs. Pontellier was beginning to realize her position in the universe as a human being…” This quote is talking about how Edna wasn’t meant to lead the life she was leading. Edna was not meant to be the stereotypical mother and housewife. Edna is, for lack of a better term, living the wrong life. She is supposed to be independent, and not take orders from the stereotypical husband, which hers is. At this point she realizes it, and the story unravels off of that detail “But the beginning of things, of a world especially, is necessarily vague…” This is saying how Edna’s awakening is like her starting in a new world, which is where this statement is pointing at.
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.
“I saw my mother’s face, her stricken face.” This shows the disappointment that her mother felt. She went from obedient to defiant and the description of her mother’s face and her feelings shows us Jing-Mei’s evolution in the story, but I believe the most important way that we are able to tell that Jing-Mei is a dynamic, round character is through her own thoughts and