Lucy’s idea of beauty is external, her mothers internal. This contrast leads to a lack of communication about Lucy’s changing physique and leaves Lucy on her own to form an opinion of what a woman is, what she should look like, and how she finds love. Lucy’s mother never discusses the disease with her, or what changes she will see in her body. Lucy is not comfortable asking her mother for help because she knows that her mother “never recognized that her anger scared all of us into retreat. By churning problems through her own personal mill, she kept us from ever discussing a problem outright,
Mrs. Bowles says how kids aren’t worth anything and that they are just a pain. “No uses going through all the agony for baby”. (Bradbury 96) Therefore they haven’t really experience love whatsoever. If only they knew what they were missing out on. Family is one of the most important things in life.
Janie’s first two husbands, Logan and Jody, never allow Janie to reach the desirable horizon. They lock her up in the present state of miserable reality and restrict her from inner growth. They only do what is conformed by the society, considering it to be true happiness. Janie is not allowed to speak up because, according to the society, it is not appropriate for a woman to engage in conversations that should be left for men to bother about.
She has no place in this world. She didn’t receive the love she deserved or expected as a child, and she never gets to have it from anybody. She is “white trash” she is a “white cockroach” her mother dind’t embrace her neither society . Her mother’s rejection becomes a constant trough her life. Her mother is no longer there, but there is a black girl calling her white cockroach, and after that society, and finally a husband who rejects who she is at such a point that he decides even to change who she is.
She did not want Lennie to hurt her, but Lennie is very unpredictable. The trouble had found her. Even without any other females around and having the life before Curley can leave someone feeling lost. Along with being lonely, Curley’s wife has an unfulfilled dream. Granted she had the chance to make that dream true, her mother would not allow it.
She hated her husband, Anse and wanted no connections to him what so ever which was why she wished to be buried in Jefferson with her family rather than his. “Motherhood was invented by someone who had to have a word for it because the ones that had the children didn’t care whether there was a word for it or not.” Addie describes how that life is miserable and only offers great opportunities to those who are given it rather than those who earn or deserve it. Woman had it rough during the 1920s. Addie had very little opportunities and felt trapped in the world she lived. “She watches me, I can feel her eyes.
The lost of Codi’s baby is another reason for distant attitude towards others. She had no one to go to for comfort. Not even by Loyd or her own father, Doc Homer. This then makes Codi create a personal wall towards others in the fear of letting others come in her life. However, Hallie never went through a lost of a loved one as bad as Codi did.
She did not find that a marriage service generated love; she did not enable her husband to recapture his youth through hers; nor could she compensate for that by running his home in the manner of an experienced housekeeper.” This quote illustrates that Elias Strorm was very cruel to her that she died after her second child was born. She was a beautiful, young woman who Elias turned into a very dull person. She always wanted him to be happy and be a good person, but that did not happen, he was just unfair and unpleasant to everyone. To conclude Elias Strorm’s wife is a good supporter of her husband as well as Emily Strorm. The role of women does demonstrate bystanders and supporters of their husbands and family member.
They would never grow, just like her. Elisa is shattered by the heartless manner in which the Tinker had treated her “glimmer of hope” by not even taking the trouble to hide the flowers. In this instance Elisa truly recognizes her place in society. Elisa now sadly realizes that she can never fulfill her wish to be anything more than what she is already, a housewife with a hobby. She realizes that she would just have to except her life as it is.
Logan Killicks crushes Janie’s child dream and any hope she had for that perfect marriage and love, so with this new realization, Janie knows that she must become a woman and do away with her childish dreams. Jody Starks soon becomes Janie’s out from this world of woman and adult ideas, but even she acknowledges that he does not resemble the bee that she was hoping for. “Janie pulled back a long time because he did not represent the sun-up and