Pattyn’s Father blames himself for his past and drowns his guilt in liquor, making him an alcoholic. One who beats Pattyn’s mother, who believes women must succumb to their husband’s actions. Her mother believes her duty is to bear as many children as possible, especially a boy to carry on the family name. But so far Pattyn’s mother has only conceived 7 girls named after famous military generals. Pattyn, being unable to take the stress of home, begins to question her role in life, especially through her father’s eyes.
He does not know the news. Later on Miguel tries to comfort Esperanza but pulls away from his hand because he is poor. L. When her mother and grandmother come back from the priest, Tio Luis who is her uncle wants to make a deal. M. Her uncle asks Esperanza’s mom to marry him, because she cannot support her family now that she is widowed. Esperanza is shocked and hates him.
In the stories, A Rose for Emily by William Faulkner and The Jilting of Granny Weatherall by Katherine Anne Porter both women had different reactions to the similar situations of being rejected by their lover and losing a loved one. In Faulkner’s story, A Rose for Emily, the main character, Miss Emily, acted out irrationally when her lover, Homer, rejected her. All her life Emily was not able to have a chance with any suitors because her father always pushed them away. When she got older she began to loose her beauty and she felt she would never get married
Patten learned at school that ‘one and one made two’. This metaphor is referring to love and how one person and another come together to make two. But at home it was a completely different story; Patten had parents who fought and didn’t take much interest in him, Patten’s home life ‘stung more than any teachers cane’ which shows the extent of how painful love came across to him. In his home life he learned that ‘one and one stayed one and one’. His parents actions when he was young left him with the idea that love and relationships are horrible and all it does is hurt us, he felt as if it’s not worth going through the pain and stress.
At the end of the book, he is trying to let go of the WiB (Woman in Black), carry on with the rest of his life and move on. He wants another chance at being happy. He loses both his son and his wife, making it even harder for him. Jennet Humfrye is grieving her son, who died in a fatal pony and trap accident in the marshes. She cannot let go, and blames her sister for the death of her son.
The girl in Araby is sad because she is not able to go to a festival that she wants to go to, where as ‘Queenie’ is sad because she has been scolded in front of everyone by the manager of the market. The boys finally have found something to fight for and feel themselves as their saviors. The boy in “Araby” feels like it is his duty and responsibility to make the girl happy. ‘‘I imagined that I bore my chalice safely through a throng of foes.’’(881) In the same way, Sammy in “A&P” quits his job, thinking he is now the girl’s hero, who stood up against his boss to save her from the embarrassment. ‘‘So I say ‘I quit’ to Lengel quick enough for them to hear, hoping they’ll stop and watch me, their unsuspected
Edward scissor hands directed by Tim burton is a movie about personal suffering we see how Edward struggles to belong to suburbia. His appearance is unique from his pale skin to his massive razor sharp scissor hands. In this movie there are other characters that also suffer for example Esmeralda, she is an outcast she doesn’t mix with her neighborhood because she a religious zealot. Edwards love interest Kim also goes through hardship, from her bad boyfriend disrespecting her and getting her into trouble. She is in a conflict because she wants to be with her “normal” boyfriend but she actually falls in love with Edward.
One day Gustavo went to his country Spain then he never showed up again, Celia was very upset and she lost living her will to live. Though she has no known medical condition, she wastes away due to depression. While she is housebound, Jorge del Pino, courts her and persuades her to marry him. After their honeymoon, he leaves her at home with his mother and sister while he goes on long business trips, punishing her out of his jealousy for her past with Gustavo. His mother and sister are cruel to Celia, even more so after she becomes pregnant.
Iris started to disobey Chanda’s order, makes Soly in believing her that if one day, everyone die she would live with her father and leave Soly alone by himself. This shows how children in this area of the world threaten someone who’s younger because they miss someone who they loved, and how important their mother is to them. One day Iris and Soly was over at Mrs.Tafa’s place. Chanda called them to come home, but they refused to listen to her. Chanda wrestled Iris to the ground and sat on her.
“Bullying is a big problem that effects millions of students, and it has everyone worried, not just the kids on it’s receiving end” (Lyness 1). Bullying does not just affect kids, but the parents too. It affects the parents because a lot of their children begin to be afraid attending school. In the novel Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson, Melinda was affected by being bullied lead her to think about suicide, scared of coming to school, and victims like Melinda begin to not care about school and fail. Melinda was affected by being bullied and led to many things and one of them is thinking about suicide.