Rayona hates it more than anything that when she goes anywhere, people poke fun at her and make racial remarks to her which makes her feel insecure about herself. When Ray meets Foxy for the first time, Father Tom introduces her and Foxy says, “Your Christine’s kid…The one whose father is a nigger” (Dorris 44). Not only does Rayona have to deal with racism her mother is always putting her in bad situations. There has been quite a few times where Christine has attempted to leave Ray and told her that she wanted to commit suicide. One time in the very beginning of the story Elgin goes to visit Christine in the hospital, Rayona had not seen him in 5 months and Christine did not want to tell him about her sickness.
Lily’s mother died when she was just four years old. Her father is very abusive and does not treat Lily with any respect. She has a very rough life and eventually runs away. Section B: The main characters in this story are Lily, Rosaleen and August Boatwright. Lily is a fourteen year old girl who was born on July 4, 1950.
Maxim de Winter hates his wife very much as she was a profligate woman. Rebecca had secret relationships with many other men including ger cousin. She threatened de Winter and forced him to accept the situation and promised to play as a perfect wife. When she was diagnosed as cancer, she cheated de Winter by saying that she had a child with her cousin and almost made de Winter kill her. She was finally died of an accident, but continued to bother him even after he had married the heroin.
However he had a tragic flaw but him confessing leads up to his tragic death that causes the audience to feel sympathy. John Proctor’s downfall is initiated by a human flaw which was his inability to control and resist his desire. When his wife Elizabeth got sick began to catch feelings for Abigail. When John Proctor stated “but I will cut off my hand before I’ll ever reach out for you” (page 15, act one) he shows how at one point he was having an affair behind his wife back and this lead up to all the madness in the town of Salem. When Abigail was talking to Proctor she says “She is telling lies to about me!
Observers in the town remark how the once-beautiful Delia has lost her shine because of her abusive husband. A practical joker, Sykes scares Delia fifteen years by using her fear of snakes. Delia has come to the conclusion that she does not need Sykes nor his abuse, particularly considering it is her wages that paid for their home. Sykes is a stereotypical abusive husband. He physically and mentally abuses Delia, takes her income while failing to make his own, and has an affair on the side.
The secret has eaten him alive and he is never able to recover and forgive himself. When his family finally finds out about the lie, they are astonished, shocked, and hurt. Paul says “Don't be bitter? We visited her grave!” (Edwards 382). Him and his mother can not forgive David because he has made them both miss out on the daughter and sister
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
And then she was still, for Lennie had broken her neck” (Steinbeck 91). This impacted her because she gets killed by the only person that she has ever opened up to. Lastly, another tragedy that she experienced is that she married Curley and gave up her dream to be an actress. The man that Curley’s wife met had said, “he was gonna put [her] in movies. Says [she] was a natural” (Steinbeck 88).
Lois is Peter's wife, a stay at home mom with no patience for her family's crazy ways. Meg, The oldest of the children, is a social outcast and oftentimes the punch line of her family’s jokes. 13-year-old Chris is a socially awkward teen who is clueless about girls. Stewie is an evil mastermind. His goal in several of the episodes was to kill his mother.
Dolly hates Oriel, because in her, Dolly sees herself as a failure. Oriels life has been torn apart by the drowning of the family favourite, Fish, and the failed miracle of Fishes partial recovery. She believes in work and family and the nation, and struggles to regain her belief in God through the entirety of the novel. Rose Pickles was forced into a role of responsibility at a very early age, she is pushed into a maternal role for her father and brothers because her ‘sex crazed’ mother Dolly, who spends most of her nights with strange men or in the bar ‘men are lovely’. Rose is ﬁrst introduced in the novel while she is collecting Dolly at a pub, at the age of 14 she refuses to do it anymore.