For example, in this passage we understand that Norah is struggling with the grief of her lost daughter and doesn't want to let go of her memory, "Phoebe she would keep alive in her heart." (88) It helps us understand the reasoning behind her actions of drunk driving, dreams of lost things, and escalated emotion at random as well as other actions the character demonstrates through out the novel. The deception of her daughter effects Norah and explains why she bought the camera,"...So he'd capture every moment, so he'd never forget. "(88) Norah doesn't want her husband, sister and not even neighbours to dismiss her daughter as unimportant. Norah's great pain because of the "death" of her child causes her to be scared of change, she wishes she could capture a happy moment, and stay in that moment-perhaps forever. "
When Kate is going to university, Matt has a conversation with her and hopes she can write letter to him and tell him about the studies (Page 273-276). However, as for Kate it is one of the things that she does not want to do the most. She thinks it might hurt Matt and it must be cruel for him because of his lack of university and Kate barely writes to Matt during the university life, let alone the description of her research. However, just because of this, the relationship between them became even stranger. Matt loves his little sister Kate; they used to be really close.
Though showing to much emotion is almost always looked down upon not being able to express any emotion can have serous negative effects on ones wellbeing. Like in the story The Yellow Wallpaper the narrator is forced to stay at her husbands summer home and spend time alone in attempt help cure her form her state of depression. While there she is not aloud to write or do any actives this slowly starts to have a negative effect on her mental health. She becomes obsessed with the idea that someone is behind the yellow wallpaper that is in her jail she calls her room. This continues after multiple attempts to tell her husband that she is uncomfortable with the yellow wallpaper.
Trapt In the short story “The Yellow Wallpaper” by Charlotte Perkins Gilman, tells a story about a young mother who is mentally deteriorating because of her post-partum depression. This women must not do any physical or intellectual activity, she just sits in a room with hideous yellow wall paper and rests. The woman she sees in the wallpaper is trapt and alone, but that is merely her own reflection that she sees. In the story she is staying at a summer house with her husband, newborn baby, and sister in an attempt for her to get some rest and relaxation and to recuperate from her post-partum depression that she is suffering. They basically keep her locked in this room with mustard yellow wall paper with only her and a bed.
A Case Study of Lisa and the Two Sues James E. Lowery University of the Incarnate Word Abstract The following are two similar case analyses involving three ladies, Lisa, Sue Taylor and Sue Knowles that have different cast. The first case Feature Lisa narrating her side of the story: Lisa talks about herself and the encounter with two strangers as her roommate in the university. The case portrays her as a person who has suffered from poverty and could not make to university due to financial pressures. It shows frustrations of Lisa after she learnt that she was not to be sharing a room in the university with her best friend Jane. She is seen to have received a cold reception from both sues, and they do not want to communicate to her or be associated with her.
In, the authors, Charlotte Gilman and William Faulkner, respectively, have placed both figurative and literal elements of confinement upon the characters. In “The Yellow Wallpaper”, the wife of a reputable doctor is placed within a mansion and is isolated from work and social contact. This was done in hopes of curing her mental illness. Her husband, John, forced her to abide to his treatment even though she believed that the treatment was causing her to become worse than she was before. In “A Rose for Emily”, Emily’s lover, Homer, has also confined her to her house but does so in a different way.
The Pursuit and Comprising Happiness of Taylor Greer What is happiness, and when should we compromise it? That is a very common question that people always ask themselves. Well in this novel, Taylor Greer, who is a small-town girl for Kentucky was the victim of sacrificing her happiness in order to give her and her daughter Turtle a better chance at life, but as the story progressed and she became more comfortable, Taylor started pursuing her happiness. In the novel, “The Bean Trees” by Barbra Kingsolver, Taylor Greer chooses keep a child, which was not what she had originally planned to do. This choice was a compromise to her original idea of personal happiness; however, as she comes to love and be loved by Turtle, she finds that true happiness lies in having meaningful relationships with others.
Madera’s desire to overcome her language barrier caused her to decide to go back to college and take English courses (79). Madera had taken her weakness into her own hands and decided to fix it by going back to school. She realizes that the way she speaks does not show the type of person that she, but her writing does (80). “The Bar of Gold” also talks about how the protagonist, Weeping John, is his own constraint, and because of that he is not able to move forward. In this folktale, Weeping John is constantly sick because he is worried about how his family will survive after his death (Gold 148).
Lindsey does not tell him that she is sick so when he asks why she does not want to have a relationship, she says, “I’m feeling things, too. And that part of me wants to go with those feelings. But right now, I just don’t know if I can. It’s complicated Chris.” (201). Lindsey only tells her closest friend about the disease and even though Lindsey is the one who is dying she only cares about her friend and how sad she must be.
Journaling gets her feelings out and makes it real for her, but her husband takes the journal away from her and tells her she’s not allowed to write anymore. The husband thought by keeping her locked away in this ugly room, she would cure quickly. Instead she went the opposite way. The