In the novel, Celie starts of as an abused, submissive wife, but is transformed into a confident and independent black woman, which goes against the ‘traditional’ values of that time. The male dominance in the novel is portrayed in several ways, sexual aggression being the main one. The novel itself is set between 1900-1940, in rural Georgia, where males often had power over their wives and children. The men were expected to control their wives and show superiority, this was commonly shown amongst the black community. Due to the daily humiliation faced by the ‘black man’ from the white people, the black men turned their frustration towards their women by beating them.
If God gives, why wouldn’t he have a right to take away? Job even speaks these words: Naked I came from my mother’s womb, and naked I will depart. The LORD gave and the LORD has taken away; may the name of the LORD be praised” (NIV Bible, Job. 1.21). Both Job and J.B. stand for their opinion when their wives tell them to curse God, but start doubting themselves weather they are as innocent as they think when their friends “come to help”, that’s when the main difference occur.
Plot Summary Fourteen year old Celie has led a very rough life. Her mother is very sick, and when she goes to visit the doctor Celie is left alone with her father, Fonso. While the mother is gone, Fonso rapes Celie. Celie's mother dies soon after and now Fonso rapes Celie more and more often, saying "You gonna do what your mammy wouldn't" (p. 1). Celie has two children by her father, both of which he takes away right after they are born.
The grandma whispers that the misfit is one of her own children, one of her babies then the Misfit springs back like she had bit him and he shoots her three times in the chest. (O’Conner 152) The author uses multiple techniques to show religion in her short story. The misfit is being spoken to by god through the grandmother as seen through the characters, the theme, and the setting of the story. There are seven characters in the story “A Good Man is Hard to Find”. The grandmother was not given a name in this story.
The young girl name was Marcie Calder two days before her seventeenth birthday she was killed and she was pregnant. Sam was the vice president of Salt Lake City High and was the track coach. Sam had a secret a fare with his student and one night she told her she was pregnant with his baby he didn’t know what to do and killed her and made it seem like she killed herself. Tony believed Sam of what he had said happened that he just left her at the park where they were talking and that was the last time he had seen her and went home. The trial went on and there as evidence that he had a mode if to kill her.
Each girl that was interviewed was pregnant, and every one of those girls had different opinions as to how they responded to the act and or thought of abortion. Barbara was one of the girls that were being interviewed in this documentary. In the documentary, she was a 17 year old mother with a 2 year old son. The father of her child was a violent man, which eventually led to them breaking up. When Barbara found out she was pregnant another time, she felt an abortion would be the best decision because she had little money to support her and her son already, and her mom said that she would not help her daughter with to have another baby.
This explains Miss Emily’s house being the only one left in the neighborhood, “lifting its stubborn and coquettish decay” (1). She fancies her childhood ‘till death. * Emily also refuses to let go of Homer Barron, a treat that she was never allowed to have. When she discovers that her sweetheart went away, she decides to purchase poison and as everyone thought she was going to kill herself, we find Homer’s dead body lying on her bed, which has been for years. This is where we learn that Emily would rather kill Barron than to let him go.
Maya Angelou’s book ‘I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings’ also deals with the problems of being female. How each woman deals with the stigma of being female is a deeply personal journey. Atwood’s Offred and Churchill’s Marline each have their own individual ways of coping. Maya Angelou has to deal with not only the fact that she’s female and the problems that causes but also the stigma of being black in a radically racist community. Because all three characters want to fit into their communities they are forced to hid their true identities and become either what society needs them to be, in Offred’s case ‘QUOTE’ And in Marlines case she’s changed because society demands that she has to be tough, rough and ruthless to reach the top.
Hester is the least sinful because she only committed adultrey and that she never told Arthur chillingworth was her husband. The next most sinful person is Reverend Arthur dimmesdale. For example, When the puritans trusted him and thought " Wow he is an amazing minister!" little did they all know that he was a father to little pearl. He hid behind religion and he couldnt be honest with the puritans and confess his sin of being a father.
Ruthie, who is the youngest daughter of the Joad family told one of the girls in the cam that her brother (Tom) has killed two men and his currently hiding near. After Ma Joad finds this out she tells Tom to really leave, because she is fearful for the rest of the family and is scared that they are in danger. Tom then leaves to do the same that that Jim was doing which was gathering migrant workers. There was word out that there wouldn't be a job open for anybody, because cotton season was finishing up. The land becomes flooded from the rain that was set in and Rose of Sharon has her baby, they all go to a dry barn for safety from the