This would make some readers feel pity for Mayella as she is lamenting due to horrific flashbacks she may encounter, others may think that this is a cover up as she knows what she is doing is wrong, and she is trying to get the judge and the jury to side with her. This technique is used by Lee to make the ruler think and engage the readers. This view shared with Jem: “she’s got enough sense to get the judge sorry for her, but she might just be just – oh, I don’t know”. Here Harper Lee shows the mental controversy of the characters as that the trial has brought on
My Girl Jennifer Joyner BSHS/342 October 21, 2012 Michelle DaLessio M.S.W My Girl The movie My Girl was produced in 1991 and it has to deal with a young girl who goes through many emotional feelings through her childhood. Vada Sultenfuss is the main character in the movie, and her father Harry Sultenfuss that is a funeral director and that has made it hard for Vada to deal with death. Vada thinks she was the one that caused her mother’s death when she dies giving birth to her. Vada has a best friend his name is Thomas he is not popular at school and that has made it harder for Vada to get along with the other girls in her class. Through the movie her father starts dating and gets engaged to a woman whom tries to help Vada with her emotional feelings.
This highlights Lennie’s immaturity and childlike characteristics. It is like a young child being scolded and having something something taken off them and then starting to cry, this is how Lennie reacts to this situation. Often in the book George will say to Lennie ‘Good Boy’ , This further shows the childlike character Lennie is, as it has George talking down to Lennie and comforting him the way a child need comforting . Early on in the book , Lennie pathetic yet amusing attempts at proving to George that he could survive living on his own
The book Phoenix Rising by Karen Hesse is one of the best books I have read in school. When I began reading it I did not understand the title, but as I read more I began to understand. Nyle is a young who cannot accept losses. Except when the accident in Cookshire took place she had to learn how to let go. Nyle’s Grandma allowed two evacuees, a mother and her very sick son, to settle in her house until the boy got better.
Later in the novel, we learn of Heathcliff’s childhood and his struggles with Hindly as well as love for Catherine. Because of Hindly’s harshness the audience is able to feel sympathy for Heathcliff. And again when Earnshaw, Heathcliff’s adopted father passes. The more negative side of Heathcliff’s character comes out when Catherine becomes engaged to Edgar Linton. In an attempt to get back at Hindly for his cruelty Heathcliff purposely lends him money so that he will fall deeper into dept, because of his alcoholism.
Andrea was diagnosed as suffering from postpartum depression with psychosis, and she had been taken off her anti-psychotic medication about a month before the children’s deaths. Andrea’s husband, Russell, claimed he had been pleading with doctors to again prescribe Haldol, used in treating people who hear voices or have delusional thoughts but her treatment was discontinued. It is possible it was genetic because her siblings also had a mood disorder and were on anti-depressants. Sociocultural Perspective: Rusty and Andrea were influenced by the religious views of Michael Woroniecki, a traveling minister whom they had bought the bus from. Rusty only agreed with certain things Woroniecki believed.
These two well written novels are very similar, two main similarities are both Baby and Anne were never loved properly, and both Baby and Anne’s mothers died. Yet both novels are very different from each other, two main differences are Baby is loved in the foster home she lives in and was better off in it, yet Anne was neglected in her many foster homes, and both Baby and Anne are very smart individuals but Baby gets put into a practical learning class while Anne wins a scholarship. there are moments in our lives when we find ourselves at a crossroad, afraid, confused, without a roadmap. The choices we make in those moments can define the rest of our days. of course when faced with the unknown, most of us prefer to turn around and go
In Eudora Welty’s “Why I live at P.O.”, Sister, the narrator, tries to alter the viewpoints of the reader to shape their interpretations to match the bias and the animosity towards the family. People often allow their perceptions to be influenced by a self-serving bias that can jade the depth of reality. In her reality, Sister is the victim that gets ridiculed by her family especially her sister Stella-Rondo whom she harbors a jealousy. Sister claims her life was “fine” before Stella-Rondo shows up and interrupts everything. She describes Stella-Rondo be inconsistent and unstable based on her being spoiled when they were children.
The second five minute of observation she showed anger and sadness. The positive emotions of joy and contentment joined by negative emotions. Example is when Angela came in with a toy to play with Jenna she smiles spontaneously then Jenna cried when Angela instantly grab the toy away from her. Jenna reacted sadness. Another emotion is fear, when I tried to get closer to Jenna she even cried louder showing stranger wariness stage when an infant no longer smiles at any friendly face and cries even more to an unfamiliar person who moves too close.
“Is your man secret? Did you ne'er hear say, ‘Two may keep counsel, putting one away’?” (2.5.185-186). By allowing and even helping Juliet to keep her marriage from her parents, the nurse digs them both into a bigger hole with each lie that passes her lips and every time she helps Romeo and Juliet instead of going to the parents. Had she told the truth the deaths of the young lovers could have easily been avoided, but the Nurse continued to feed people disinformation. In Juliet’s most time of need, she goes on to say “(Romeo) Hath not so green, so quick, so fair an eye As Paris hath.”(3.5.222-223).