The author describes Elisa’s feeling as, “Everything goes right down into your fingertips. You watch your fingers work…” (p. 633). Once the tinker had left, Elisa’s mental stimulation and self-fulfillment had left with him too. It is clear that she is unsatisfied with the relationship she has with her husband. Before the headed out for dinner, Elisa started to dress nicer and look for feminine.
When Janie meets Tea Cake, a poor and adventurous worker, she knows that he is seen as an undesirable and unsuitable match for her: “Janie, everybody’s talkin’ bout how Tea Cake is draggin you round tuh places you ain’t used tuh” (112). Knowing that people saw Tea Cake as an incompatible match did not stop Janie from loving him. Janie understood societies view of him, but did not allow this to stop her from trying to find true love. Through Tea Cake, Janie learned that real love is feeling appreciated and truly desired, and that her past relationships were not love: “Tea Cake love me in blue, so Ah wears it. Jody ain’t never in his life picked out no color for me”(112).
* Janie has love for Joe but not so much after the year’s progress because of domestic abuse Joe does toward Janie to better himself and his status/reputation. Tea Cake * Tea Cake loves Janie for who she is and not her money. * Tea Cake protects Janie from everything and wants her to be happy with him. * “ She wished she had slipped off that cow-tail and drowned then and there and been done. But to kill her Tea Cake was too much to bear… Tea Cake… had to die for loving her.”(Hurston
This shows that although Daisy loved him she chose her family over him even though she wasn’t very happy with the decision. For many people money is an important aspect of life. Daisy found money and social status very important in order to keep her somewhat ‘happy’ by getting anything she wanted. Tom Buchanan gave Daisy lots of material things in order to do this. For example of page 74, it quotes that Daisy receives ‘a string on pearls’ the day before her wedding to Tom but also on the same say she also get a letter from her former lover Gatsby, gets drunk after reading it and has a moment where she hesitates about marrying Tom but after she sobers up she ‘squeezed it up in a wet ball……And walked out of the room, the pearls around her neck and the incident was over’ as it also quotes on pages 74 and 75.
He starts talking about the flowers and how beautiful they are, and this makes Elisa feel beautiful and valued. A stranger is noticing her “place”, her hard work. When he offers to take the chrysanthemums out of the garden, off the farm, some place to grow, she is elated. “Beautiful” (690). “Oh beautiful” (690).
Though the women were unaware of what Sammy had done. His actions were noble and this was also a focal point in the development of the character's growth. Sammy desire to quit his job runs more deeper than that of being the “unsuspected hero” of those women. Yes he did admire the beauty of Queenie, but at the same time its possible to assume that he wanted her lifestyle: All of a sudden I slid right down her voice into her living room. Her father and the other men were standing around in ice-cream coats and bow ties and the women were in sandals picking up herring snacks on toothpicks off a big plate and they were all holding drinks the color of water with olives and sprigs of mint in them.
So I cannot really relate to how she feels. What I can relate with is the feeling of jealousy she feels about Doug knowing things about her father that she didn’t. I too get jealous need It be with my siblings instead of a boyfriend I know how jealously feels. Ruth did a good job of showing the pain, jealously, confusion she felt throughout this chapter by emotions she had and things she said throughout this chapter. Ruth realizes life isn’t all about her and cooking.
“Changing of Times”: A Good Man Is Hard to Find “A Good Man Is Hard to Find,” by (Mary) Flannery O’Conner is a sad tail of how a family’s vacation ends before it even starts. The story is told by the grandmother who is not happy with her son’s choice where to vacation. Even though she is not happy, she is thankful to be going, and accompanies her son with his wife and three young children. The story shows many forms of irony that are quite amusing. The story starts out with the family sitting around, going about their everyday life, paying the poor grandmother no mind whatsoever.
Myrtle is married to poor man, George Wilson, and lives in the valley of ashes. She doesn't have much since they struggle with business, and yearns for more. She's not satisfied or content with what she has which brought her to a rich guy like Tom. With the kind of money that he has, he's able to provide her with the kind of "love" that she's been wanting and waiting for, but Daisy seems to get in the way between them. Even though Tom is cheating on Daisy, he still has much love for her, which holds him back from giving all of his love to
The superficial nature of Daisy is that she’s pretending she’s in a happy marriage with Tom, when she’s not. She’s not in a happy marriage because her husband is cheating on her. Daisy comes off as being charming and happy but she’s really lonely. She laugh and says, “I’m p-paralyzed with happiness.”(pg. 13) Daisy is contentious about the way people look at her so she tries to be more charming.