Compare the ways the poet presents ideas about relationships in Sister Maude and Farmers Bride. In Sister Maude Rossetti presents a quarrel between the two sisters. This is shown when she says ‘but sister Maude shall get no sleep’; this suggests that she thinks her sister will go to hell because of what she has done. The fact that she doesn’t use a personal pronoun for her sister suggests that she has disowned her and believes that she is no longer part of the family. The phrase ‘no sleep’ is a euphemism for death and suggests that she will pay for what she has done.
cried Lizzie, Laura, Laura,/ You should not peep at goblin men.’ Lizzie covered up her eyes/ Covered close lest they should look;” (Rossetti 48-49). As they are walking home, these “Goblin” men call to them to come and taste their succulent fruits which actually represent lust and sex. She (Lizzie) covers her eyes so she does not see these men and warns her sister to follow her and do the same. Filled with curiosity, Laura ponders what these men have to offer and suggests to her sister that they should indeed see what they have. The author writes, “’Look, Lizzie, look, Lizzie/ Down the glen tramp little men./ One hauls a basket,/ One bears a plate,/ One lugs a golden dish/ Of many pounds’ weight.’” (Rossetti 54-59).
As we read through the poem, we come across several different reasons that the shoplifters gave when they were caught by the author. These people weren’t stealing for fun or thrill, but rather because of a dire need to form a relationship with other human beings; they clearly seem to be isolated in their life. For example, author narrates an event of an old woman who was caught stealing tuna tins to save her ghostly son, then she talks about a nun who was caught stealing candles that she claimed to use it for lighting the route to the convent hill, two old sisters stole bean cans to supposedly produce a cure for rheumatism. The poet later also talks about an old man who was caught stuffing boloney in his pants. Hundreds of colorful paper cups that flew on the floor symbolizes his lonely lifestyle and how stealing adds on a purpose to his living.
Pink is drowning and drowning and want to escape but he is not able to do that. Because of Pink’s mother fixation he has problems binding to a woman. In the song “Don’t Leave Me Now” he is singing about his wife and begs her not to leave him. He sings the song right after he find out that she was cheating on him. In the song he asks his wife why she as; “Why Are You Running Away?” and “How Could You Go?”.
Soon after, the mother hears the sound of a bomb explode and rushes out to make sure her child is ok. She goes to the church that is now “bits of glass and brick” and does not find her child, but finds her little girl’s shoe. The first thought that occurred when reading this poem was how dedicated even little children were to free their own people and how life was like in the sixties. The little girl wanted to march the streets of Birmingham instead of going out to play. The little girl had no fear even when her mother said there would be guns and jails, clubs and hoses, and dogs that were fierce and wild. She went on saying she wanted to make our country free.
They give these as a gift to someone else, like the unborn child in this story. The couple is conflicted whether to have or not to have the baby. Jig saying "you wouldn't have" to her American boyfriend is her way of telling him that she is sure he has not seen a baby and wanted to have one of your own. (Hemingway, 1927, para. 5) The "hills" are symbolic of the way woman's stomach looks while she is pregnant.
When she moves to St. Louis and sees her mother for the first time, she is struck by her mother’s beauty. She thinks her mother is too beautiful to have children, and that is the reason why her mother sent her away. Marguerite thinks she is a “Black ugly girl”, at the same time, she is a girl full of imagination. She imagines once she puts her dream Easter dress on she will be a sweet little white girl with long and blond hair. She also imagines the conflict between her grandmother and the white dentist Dr. Lincoln after he said he would rather stick his hand in a dog’s mouth than treat Marguerite’s problem.
Matt asked Hagar to put on a shawl of her mother’s, and hold Dan in his last moments. “I can’t. Oh Matt, I’m sorry, but I can’t, I can’t. I’m not a bit like her.” (page 25 lines 10-11) was Hagar’s reply to her brother, causing Matt to be the one to put on the shawl, and pretend to be their mother until Dan
The play begins with Algernon suspecting that Earnest (Jack) lives a double life after reading the inscription on his case that reads ”Uncle Jack” and “little Cecily”. Failing in his attempts to lie, Jack confesses the truth while Algernon announces he too, to escape from social obligations goes to the country in order to visit his made-up sick friend- Bunbury. When Gwendolen visits Algernon with her mother, Lady Bracknell in the presence of Jack, Jack proposes to her and she agrees- confirming that she would not marry anyone with any name other than Earnest. Lady Bracknell considers Jack worthy of her daughters hand until he tells her that he was found at Victoria station, in a hand bag .Lady Bracknell forbids the match and sweeps out of the house. Jack gives Gwendolen his real address which Algernon who is interested in meeting Cecily after hearing about her, writes down on his collar secretly and in the next scene arrives at Hertfordshire, introduces himself as Earnest, Jacks brother.
Immediately, we see the absence of a parental figure. Something is wrong, but Bishop never reveals what. Instead she subtly reveals the emotional intensity of the poem by describing the grandmother and child’s actions. In the beginning, the grandmother is “reading jokes from the Almanac, talking and laughing to hide her tears”. Why is the grandmother crying?