While sibling rivalry can sometimes be healthy for a relationship, it can also harm relationships. In “Why I Live at the P.O.” the sibling rivalry is between sister and Stella-Rondo. Sister tells the story from her point of view where one can see the sister is jealous and resents her sister Stella-Rondo. In Sister’s family, lying and misinterpreting the truth on purpose are a daily part of their conversations. They do this for no reason so much that it seems to have become a habit for the family.
Austin Herbert and Gordon McGregor, two unequally successful entrepreneurs, demonstrate with their careers that success is in greater dependence on luck than on an entrepreneur’s will, with luck being defined as a lack of control, unequal distribution of natural assets, and dissimilar inheritance of material wealth. McGregor was more successful as Austin because the material and social wealth he inherited, something determined by luck, was greater than the one inherited by Austin. McGregor was born as a second son of William McGregor, a future entrepreneur. His father would found the Milner-Walker Wagon Works Company in 1897. Austin was also born as a second son but to Giles Stevens, a farmer.
In the short story “A Respectable Women” by Kate Chopin, Mrs. Baroda the leading women goes against her purity and faithfulness to her husband because she was his friend Gouvernail. She has the thoughts of kissing Gouvernail.”She wanted to reach out her hand in the darkness and touch him with the sensitive tips of her fingers upon the face or the lips, She wanted to draw close to him and whisper against his cheek-She did not care “( Chopin 197). Even though these are Mrs. Baroda’s thoughts the are define her purity and faithfulness to her husband. She has sinned and gone against her purity making her no longer a “Respectable
The narrator point of the world is that is only contains people who are very judgmental. Especially towards people who have not achieved much in life. Her mother does not believe in her and the way the narrator talks about her it seems like her own mother does not love her. Her language gives an indication of how she is towards other people. She talks in an
She is looked down upon by the rich for being a governess, and she believes she will never marry Rochester because of his more privileged position. Although Jane makes a success of her life through sheer force of will coupled with a lucky inheritance, the novel does not offer a solution to those in a similar position, wishing to break the bounds of social convention. Jane is seen to be inferior to her Aunt and cousins. As a result of Jane’s parents’ death, she is brought up by her Aunt Reed, who regards her as an inferior due to her late father’s occupation as a clergyman. Jane’s cousin, Master John, discovers her reading a book from ‘his’ bookshelf, and assaults her.
In Stephen's case, it focuses instead on a missed opportunity for true companionship. In the case of the Gradgrinds, you've got an entirely intellectually unequal match where spouses are indifferent to each other. Mr. Gradgrind's marriage to his feeble, complaining wife is not exactly a source of misery for either of them, but neither are they or their children happy. The Gradgrind family is not a loving or affectionate one. The main unhappy marriage showcased by the novel is between Louisa Gradgrind and Mr. Bounderby.
The story states “ I was getting along find with Mama, Papa- Daddy, and Uncle Rondo until my sister Stella-Rondo just separated from her husband and came back home again.” Stella-Rondo has come home with a child who she claims is adopted. When Sister realizes the child is not really adopted she tries to convince the rest of her family. Mom and Papa-Daddy refuse to believe that Stella-Rondo would have gotten pregnant before she was married. During a character analysis of selfishness and generosity Laura Lukes stated “Sister is a very selfish person. In the story you almost feel bad for her because her parents really do not take her side, but then find out she is a huge drama queen.
He would like to make a clean breast of it all. But she is too cold, he thought.”(Woolf 42), and it is precisely her emotionally void attitude that diverts Peter from, in a sense, ‘coming clean’. Referring to her past, while maintaining a presence in the present; it’s obvious that Clarissa never found the love she was looking for, and albeit she is married to a good man and convinces others to believe that she is happy; she is far from it, and yearns to have something more: something different. Throughout the story it is evident that Clarissa never truly let go of the uncertainty she feels about the decisions that shaped her life. If a hint is a subtle thing, then the words and thoughts of Peter Walsh should come as a slap in the face and reveal that he is still in love with Clarissa and longs to be with her.
Unlike her, her sister Eliza lacks passionate feelings, and she's not attracted to life joys. Eliza plans to join a convent when her mother dies. She is similar to Mr. Brocklehurst, as she seems devout saintly woman, but actually she does not reflect the good values of Christianity. She is bitter impassible envy woman, moreover, she is unkind. Because Eliza is jealous of Georgiana, she prevents Georgiana from eloping with the man she loves.
Poor Charles Kingshaw had lose hope of not having to go to school with Edmund, was stricken with envy and resentment over his mother, Helena Kingshaw, favoring a stranger’s son more than her own. At this point, Edmund Hooper had not only got the favor of Charles’s mother, but power, more than ever, drenched from Charles Kingshaw’s resentment towards him and countering it using both Helena Kingshaw and Josheph Hooper’s ignorance as his shield. The quote “She is my mother, he had thought, mine” shows Charles’s materialistic and furious side, driven by the lack of time spent with Helena and Edmund’s pressure to sin Charles for everything, ever since the start of the story. Also, the following quote,”…Because he knew in truth that he did not care much about her…” infers about Charles Kingshaw’s thought about the matter for a change. The quote reflects on the case as a whole to prove Charles’s neglects upon the situation he had been oppressed in up until now, when what is thought the only object he has some power upon had been lost.