With all that was stacked against her cause, time and time again, it is easy to see why she would doubt the future of the civil rights movement in 1964 as she rode that Greyhound bus to Washington once again. The events that had occurred to her up to the point of the end of the book could clearly have disheartened anyone. Throughout the novel Moody shows displeasure with her family and fellow black citizens for simply accepting the circumstances and the position in which they lived. Multiple times she refers to the elder blacks as brainwashed by Mr. Charlie, referring to the white plantation owners. She condemns how anytime something clearly unacceptable happens, the black community hushes itself and moves along about their business.
Pecola and Sammy have been burdened upon with fear because their mother Pauline Breedlove fails to tend to them and their father has failed to love them because no one taught him to. Each child in The Bluest Eye has been affected by the choices and actions that lead to failures of the adults are around them and that are part of their family. Toni Morrison shows readers at the end of the novel that being aware of the failures in adults can change the thoughts and actions of adults in society. This theme shows readers how adults affect children and even throughout adulthood. Toni Morrison asks the readers at the end of The Bluest Eye to simply remember that the failure of adults affect children.
As usual, whatever my mother did not like and could not change, she ignored. Perhaps it would go away, deprived of her attention”. This quote ultimately is Audre's mother hiding the racism being conveyed to the train. Audre’s mother wants her to be shielded from the prejudice, showing the amount of shame the mother has for this conflict. Though Audre couldn’t retaliate and voice her thoughts back then because she wasn’t informed about the racism occurring, she conclusively gets her revenge, writing, “Black people were not allowed into the railroad dining cars headed south in 1947” which was one of many things that African-American citizens
With his father being racist, Hank also became racist. It was not uncommon for children raised in racist families to grow up and become racist themselves. Some people argue that one is born with racist tendencies, but it has been shown that when one is a child they have no sense of race or color. Color has always been a problem when it came to relationships, and even mother and child. In her article In Strangers’ Glances at Family, Tensions Linger, Susan Saulny states, “Mrs Greenwood was shopping when the woman behind her, who was white, asked once she realized, by the way they were talking, that they were mother and child.
Their assumptions about the female sex, prevents them from seeing the crime scene for what it really was. Meanwhile, Mrs. Peters, the sheriff’s wife, and Mrs. Hale, the neighbor man’s wife, are able to relate in many ways to the loneliness and loss of self that Mrs. Wright felt while spending her days alone tending to her home and husband. The men in the play are so blinded by their sexist ideas about females, that they miss the evidence of a motive to convict Mrs. Wright of murder. The men, after hearing the women discuss how Mrs. Wright was worried about her jarred fruit freezing, make several comments regarding the fact that this is something trivial that a woman would worry about even while being held for the possibility of murder. Mr. Hale makes the comment, “-Well, women are used to worrying over trifles.” (pp.
When the black woman enters the bus wearing the same hat as Julian's mother with her young son it becomes obvious to the black woman that Julian's mother hates her. Julian's mother tries to be nice to the boy by giving him a coin while at the same time degrading the boy and his mother. "I can't find but a penny," she whispered, "but it looks like a new one" (p.
Scout asked her black nanny calpornia to visit her because she missed her , calpornia agreed but it did not done because scout’s aunt Alexandra put a stop to it. Tom robinson who accused of rapping white lady that condemned as a guilty because he was such a black guy and the American judgment gave a false allegation because the offender was a black one .Atticus defended him and tried to prove tom was a victim of satanic thinking of bob ewell’s family but he lost the trial and tom also
They women knew that a man surely didn?t know how to clean a house so they knew he was the reason for the horrible smells. The scent of her house was gruesome, and left people nauseous. Unfortunately, no one had the guts to let her know that she had basically had an odor, which surrounded her property. So the townspeople had squeezed lemon juice around her yard to relieve the horrid smell. When Miss Emil... ... middle of paper ... ...dering emotions which might have driven Emily to her insanity.
There wasn 't anybody but some young married screaming with her children about some candy they didn 't get by the door of a powder-blue Falcon station wagon.”(Updike) After this moment, even Sammy knew that the decision he made was absurd. He thought he was going to be the girls’ hero, instead they didn’t even acknowledge what he did in the least bit. His escapade was very short lived. The text even states how he knew the ‘world’ would be harder after this point, “Looking back in the big windows, over the bags of peat moss and aluminum lawn furniture stacked on the pavement, I could see Lengel in my place in the slot, checking the sheep through. His face was dark gray and his back stiff, as if he’d just had an injection of iron, and my stomach kind of fell as I felt how hard the world was going to be to me hereafter.”(Updike) He knew that he had made a mistake and there was really nothing he could do to take it
Daniel will also fix the lock to a store for the owner Farhad, who is unable to understand English very well. No character truly has a resolution to their problem but gain some peace. Cameron and Christine marriage by the end of the movie seems to be doing better, Farhad is at peace with a mistake he makes and believes he has a guardian angel looking out for him, Jean realizes the only person truly for her is her housekeeper Maria someone she was constantly rude to. The main issue for everyone was racism with no major resolutions. The movie contains a lot of stereotypical scenes some include Waters goes to visit his mother a needle and a spoon are laid on her bed indicating she is doing drugs.