He was ugly and lazy and didn’t even give a thought to Janie’s feelings. He forced her to do extra work and never treated her like the woman she was. When after hours of housework, and Logan asked her to chop wood for him one day, Janie finally felt that she needed to protest, saying "... ... middle of paper ... ...e is saying that you have to experience love to understand it, and that it would have done her no good to try to express verbally what she felt for Tea Cake. At the end of the novel, Janie walked away from the trial with both her voice that had been with her throughout her whole life, the emotional strength that she had gained through her love with Tea Cake (and which had continued even after his death), and something that she had not known before: experience. (Experience with death, love, marriage, and life in general.)
A free thinker and outspoken radical, her father, Michael Higgins, influenced his young daughter to act the same way; to question everything and to stand up for what she believed in. Though Margaret loved her mother, she conceded that definetly her father was the major influence in her early life. Her mother however also had a large influence, yet not in quite the same way. Anna Sanger bore ten children other than Margaret, causing her to be both constantly pregnant and constantly sick, leaving little time for her children. Thus Margaret and her siblings were constantly forced to care for themselves.
Maya's father shipped her and 4 year old brother Bailey to live with his mother in Arkansas while their mother moved to California. Because her parents divorced when she was so young, Maya never really knew what a healthy relationshop looked like and in the long run this affected her own love life. In 1950, however, when Maya was just 22, she married Tosh Angelos, an ex-sailor. They didn't have much in common though and 3 years later they were divorced. Maya did have other relationships with men but they never seemed to work out.
Reclaiming a life that you never had is hard to do, but trying to understand why your father was not around is even harder. In the novel, “The Fatherless Daughter Project,” Denna D. Babul describes the life of a young trying to reclaim and understand her life without her father around. She says “most woman who grew up without a father struggle with their own personal relationships later down the road”. That clarifies the reclaiming of a life most of us like Miss Babul never had. Pervious relationships that we all had, 20 percent of those failed, because of our insecurities and lack or emotional support for our significant other.
She felt like the real world had finally come along and she was no longer dependent on her parents. That scared her to death. She said that she loved David her fiancé more than anything and she knew she was making the right decision, but the fact that she was going to be with him forever took some time to get used to also. Not only did she have to worry about the planning and spending, she was also becoming very emotional about everything as the day drew closer. Her parents are divorced so that made her planning process even more difficult.
Laura is nothing like her mother. Her brother uses the word crippled to describe his sister Laura and Amanda despises such talk. Laura is not like the other girls and is painfully shy. Her mother still pushes her to become something more than just a home girl who listens to records and plays with glass figurines Laura is enrolled in the Rubicam's Business College where her mother believes will give Laura another asset to present to her gentlemen callers. Amanda becomes unnerved when she finds out Laura has dropped out and spent her days strolling and wandering around by herself.
Hester’s youth, although poor, was filled with heartening memories of her parents and their humble abode. Her new life marked with ignominy was a drastic change from what sh... ... middle of paper ... ...nce. She could have stayed in a place where no one knew of her sin, but she had transformed into an independent woman who decided for herself what she did with her life. Hester’s sin proved to be a lot more life changing than she bargained for. Her whole life was turned upside down, from a new child, to social banishment.
I don't know the whole story on her but apparently her mom died when she was real young and after bouncing in and out of several foster homes, as well as the courts with her dad she is in need of another family. I've met her before, visiting Mom at her hellhole of a school. Lindsey is in the after school program along with all of the other poor, filthy, and pathetic looking kids you wish you could take home. For me, its almost unbearable visiting Mom's school. I always feel guilty, like my life is too easy compared to what these kids deal with; alcohol, drugs, abuse, they've seen it all.
Finally, Meg only became a heroic figure by changing throughout the adventure, she used to rely on everyone to do things for her but now she’s the one who’s saving others. In the beginning of the story she was always doubting herself and thinking she could never do anything on her own and that she was stupid, but as the story progressed she realized she could do a lot more than she thought she could. The people around her helped her realize it, the 3 W’s helped by telling her that she was the only
A baby girl was born premature, a repercussion of the heavy drugs her mother had been using for quite some time. Abandoned by her parents, she was taken by foster care as soon as she was old enough to survive without her mother. For two long years she was starved by her first foster family because they thought she was “too fat”. Sometimes this babys social worker would allow her grandma to visit, and she would bring food to her helpless two year old granddaughter who was so malnourished that she would eat and eat until she threw up. Meanwhile her mother worked to changed her life around, but even years after she sobered up, she could not get custody back.