She is connected to the chrysanthemums. “ You can feel how it is”(691). “They never make a mistake”( 691). “They’re with the plant”(691). He starts talking about the flowers and how beautiful they are, and this makes Elisa feel beautiful and valued.
The red dress depicts a feeling of passion. The little girl is adorned in pink, a color between the red and white, because she is still innocent and pure but age causes her to be infatuated with shiny things such as the woman’s gold and shiny pieces. She is too young to develop a wisdom that has value beyond material possessions. Cornelia and her children were historical Roman figures. She was a widow who lived to train and educate her children and was thought very highly of as a wise noble matron.
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.
In the story, Stella-Rondo, who is the younger sister of Sister, tries to turn Papa-Daddy against Sister, and tells a lie to Papa-Daddy that Sister thinks he should have cut his beard. The lie makes Papa-Daddy very angry. However, Sister fails to show her innocence because she doesn’t have a clear communication with Papa-Daddy to let him know the truth which she has never said that. She just simply leaves the table when Papa-Daddy is blaming on her, gives up the chance clarifying the truth (44). Sister is not confident enough to communicate with Papa-Daddy.
On chapter eight, she hits a girl called Carly because she called Josie a ‘wog’. Since Carly’s dad was out of control, Josie calls her dad to defend herself since he is a barrister. This definitely makes the barbeque event pretty useless since both of them have broken their promise to keep out of each other’s lives. The eighth chapter gave us an idea that the barbeque even is useless between families; even though Michael has fled eighteen years ago. This event gives us another idea that we have no one better to rely on, than your family.
For example, Delia is passive, religious and hard working woman, but at the end, she changes her attitude towards her husband because of his mistreatment and unfaithfulness. These conflicts and her husband mischievousness cause the death of her husband by his own plan. In a real life, women experience the same kind of situations. For example, one of my mother’s friends gets married with a man, who drinks all the day and abuses her. She only doing job for both of them.
When George makes this decision Lennie’s suffering comes to an end, where as it continued on for George, having to live with the guilt of killing his best friend and losing the closet thing that he had to family as well as all the hopes and dreams he had for the future. In the book there are other characters that are bearing their own problems. There is Curley’s wife who is not even given the dignity of having her own name used; instead she is just referred to as a ‘Hussy’, ‘Jezebel’, ‘Bitch’ and ‘Tart’ throughout the entire book and tragically it is her kind actions towards Lennie that lead to her undeserved death. Candy, like his dog, is old and perceived of as having little value. The cruel decision to kill his dog is symbolic of the future that awaits him before he is included in George and Lennie’s dream of buying the farm.
This theme is found in The Glass Menagerie by the mother, Amanda. She constantly criticized Tom and Laura and treated them like little kids. An example of this was found in the beginning of the play when she consistently critiqued the way Tom was eating. He eventually abandoned his dinner and left the table. In The Life You Save May Be Your Own, the old Lucynell Crater desires so much to rid herself from her daughter that she is desperate enough to throw her on a random man that does not love her.
Even through a long day of the three of them and others feuding and worrying, they manage to still love each other through it all. One of the sisters, Babe, has just shot her husband because she is so unhappy with her husband and their relationship and she feels that it is her only way out. While another one of the three sisters, Meg, comes off as crazy. The sad and lonely Lenny celebrates her 30th birthday alone in the kitchen by sticking a candle in a cookie and being desperate. While she blows out her candles she makes numerous pointless wishes, which further proves how poor her life has turned