She witnessed her father beat up her mother to the point that he would give her black eye or broken arm repeatedly. Marla even experienced her father’s abusive character when she was 17 years old; he came home one day and beat her up along with her mother. Possible treatments for Marla’s disorder would be through the following: Family Structure and Communication –family theorist might be interested in the conflict between Marla’s parents and they might see Marla’s symptoms as both a reaction and stimulus for her parents’ relationship/behaviors. The theorist would also seek to clarify the precise nature Marla’s relationship with each parent. Is she enmeshed with her mother or disengaged from her
Rayona hates it more than anything that when she goes anywhere, people poke fun at her and make racial remarks to her which makes her feel insecure about herself. When Ray meets Foxy for the first time, Father Tom introduces her and Foxy says, “Your Christine’s kid…The one whose father is a nigger” (Dorris 44). Not only does Rayona have to deal with racism her mother is always putting her in bad situations. There has been quite a few times where Christine has attempted to leave Ray and told her that she wanted to commit suicide. One time in the very beginning of the story Elgin goes to visit Christine in the hospital, Rayona had not seen him in 5 months and Christine did not want to tell him about her sickness.
The rumors are of Andy Evans. ¨Siobhan: rumor---he sleeps with anything.¨(Anderson 90) In this part of the novel Siobhan is rumoring about Andy Evans, This is another type of bullying in schools and other places.When is the bullying going to stop? Bullying continues to the end of the school year.Melinda is about to speak out what happened in the summer party to Rachel, at the beginning Rachel believes her, but when Melinda Mentions that Andy Evans was the rapper She insulted Melinda by
So they decided to sneak out and hang out the rest of the night. The next day all Meo’s boy’s told him what set Julie belongs to and who was her father. The same happen to Julie they told her about Meo and how his father was Flow. Once again they could not believe it. Especially Julie she was mad at the fact that she had found the one, and it turned out he was her father’s worst enemy’s
She spends the night with him. Weeks go by and she is overcome by the guilt she feels for her cheating. She has seen her husband only twice since that night and he sensed something was wrong. She calls him as he is on a business trip and explains what she had done. He is calm, but she can sense the hurt in his voice.
For instance, in the memoir “The Glass Castle”, Rex Walls got violent, aggressive, and tended to scheme people out of money, cars and other belongings when he was drinking. He would be away from the house for days on end, he would be irritable and short tempered, and worst of all he would do anything it took to get a drink. This is what got to Jeanette the most. What kind of a father steals money from his own daughters? Another event that occurred early in Jeannette's life was that awful family Christmas.
According to my aunt Flora Mejia, “Alcohol and the use of drugs are an ever- present part of our society and many married people get caught up in a terrible abuse of them”. My aunt suffered a lot because she loved her ex-husband. They never had children so that was a thing less to worry about. Their marriage ended after two years of being together. They didn’t exceed past twenty-seven years of age at the time.
He was very into the night life and getting seduced by women each and every night. While Malcolm was in prison he earned the name “Satan” because he had a really bad temper. After letting five years of hustling catch up to him, Malcolm actually decides to turn his life around. Malcolm wants to turn his outlook on whites around and be able to accept them. Which then, later on in life, Malcolm is known as “Malcolm X”.
Character Profiles Main Characters; Laurie: Laurie Saunders is a smart senior, an A grade student and editor in chief of the “Grapevine” in Gordon High. She’s also a student in Ben Ross’s History class and the main force against the “Wave”. David Collins: Laurie’s boyfriend. David is also a senior student at Gordon high and captain of the football team. He is also a student in Ben Ross’s History class and is most optimistic about what the “Wave” could achieve in there football team.
Her parents fought frequently and she was often witnessed to violence between them, her friends would visit, but only once. Between the age of five and seven she was sexually molested by her father. She never revealed at the time, however her father was eventually charged and convicted for molesting a number of her siblings. She consistently performed below average in her studies, though she was excellent at art. She married at 18 and she has 5 children of this relationship.