Eddie felt humiliated about where she was raised, she didn't want to be associated with the "scandals" that belonged to the shacks north of the creek. She believed that, since she grew up in the shacks, she was worth less than the next person. Edith was embarrassed by her drunken father, even though none of his actions were ever her fault. Her mother, a "hallelujah-shouting fool" who preached, but never actually went to church, was also a huge contributor to the way Eddie felt. With people tormenting her about her cousins who were teen moms, or her father who made a fool of his drunken self in public, the poor girl felt like nothing more than dirt, and she wanted to be thought of as flawless and beautiful.
I read 50 pages on just the first day and since then I have read just as many pages each day. Whenever I read the book around other people, they either ask me is it a good book or I try to tell them it’s a good book, then I recommend them to read it. In the past, whenever I finished reading a book, I could never remember anything I just read, but with this book, I knew exactly what was going on both during the book and after I finished the book. It was so much fun reading this book. I have somewhat gone through the same thing that Anne
Her parents never realized that after every meal Rachel would secretly go to the bathroom upstairs and throw up everything she had eaten. Her father would beat her up and treat her like trash and her mother would just stand there and not say a word because she was weak and always did as Rachel’s dad said. In her kindergarten class, Rachel treated all the other little girls with rudeness, anger, and jealousy towards anyone who was better than her. She often spent her days in the principal’s office because of her strong character and misbehaviors. Rachel grew up, went through her dating stage, and then finally met a wonderful man that she could not picture herself without; a caring, positive, supportive husband that goes by the name of Tim.
Yolanda did not have a good childhood. She was always bullied for being overweight. She is the youngest of 8 siblings. Yolanda was 35 years old when she went to prison for the murder of Selena. Yolanda and Selena always got along very
Gilbert must constantly watch Arnie so as to make sure he does not get into any trouble, or cause trouble for anyone else. Arnie’s mother, Bonnie is morbidly obese and has continued to eat her pain away ever since her husband, committed suicide. Gilbert also has two sisters, Amy and Ellen. Amy helps her mother and Arnie as much as she can and is selflessly assisting them in any way she can. Ellen is a fifteen-year-old girl, generally too swept up in her adolescent social life to do next to anything to help out.
When Harry was enounced the 'chosen one' and everyone loved him again after two years of everyone hating him, this is where the series goes downhill for the series. He also, out of nowhere, falls for a girl for the most part had little impact on his life, besides the fact she was his best friend's sister. Him being so God like in the last two books, make it hard for me to call myself a fan anymore. Another good example is sadly my favorite T.V. show, Doctor Who.
Mariam has been lonely her entire life and after her mom committed suicide she couldn’t have been so lonely. “’You can eat downstairs with the rest of us.’ He said, but without much conviction. He understood a little too readily when Mariam said she preferred to eat alone.” (40) Mariam had no family after Nana died, all she had was Jalil, her birthfather who treated her like she was adopted, like a harami.
She was a mother who played tortuous, unpredictable games that left him nearly dead. He had to learn how to play his mother's games in order to survive because she no longer considered him a son, but a slave; no longer a boy, but an "it." A Child Called “It” describes one of the worst documented cases of child abuse in California history. Dave lived I a world of starvation, cruelty, and torture from the age of four until he was rescued by school officials at the age of twelve. In the following scene, Dave’s mother is yelling at him and tried to force him to lie on flames so she could watch
At 16 she is kicked out of the house by your father Francesco, she has to support herself and a baby, she does her best to give Josie all she can. Josie and her mother have a strong relationship due to them being independent and the constant nagging from Nonna. Nonna is also a very strong woman, she tells Josie how Francesco treated her like a farm animal and how Marcus Stanford was there in her time of need. When Josie found out Marcus Standford was her real grandfather Josie despised Nonna and hated her for it “I hate you, Not because of my life But because of my mother's” (P218) She is angry that Nonna abandoned Christina because she got pregnant and the father was unknown but at the same time Nonna had done the same. In the end Josie forgives her after a period of time “ It took me a week to realise that I was no longer angry about what Nonna did thirty-six years
The relationship between Oluremi Faust, also known as Mimi and the infamous Stevie J is one that has been on the rocks sense the first season. With Stevie J’s continuous infidelity and the lack of support that Stevie j gives Mimi with the up bring of their daughter, it shows society how the African American father is not around and is usually a “rolling stone” for lack of better words. Mimi is constantly at ends with Stevie J and his mistress in an emotional war that often takes her away from being a unstable parent. The show also portrays her as a dependent of Stevie J but Mimi is actually an entrepreneur. This side of her is often lost in the drama of her love life.