Hester Prynn, the main character, has to brush off all of the hate and gossip about her in the village. The main focus of Carry On is that an individual is able to make it through anything with the right amount of drive and determination. “If you’re lost and alone or you’re sinking like a stone. Carry on.” (Fun 14-16) This powerful quote explains how essential it is to move forward with life, to make a better life. “Much of the time, which she might readily have applied to the better efforts of her art, she employed in making coarse garments for the poor.” (Hawthorne 63) Even though many people did not care for Hester anymore, she wanted to live the rest of her life happily, so she worked towards making a better name for her by making clothing for the poor.
the poor girls would be so dreadfully disappointed” (17). She uses her power over Edwin, which is given through love and devotion to her and both of their parent’s wishes for them to be married, as a way to stay in control at the nunnery. She is the object of the gaze to all of the girls and Miss Twinkleton, “nothing escapes their notice”(18). Realizing that she is the object of their gaze, she remains in control by showing the girls what she has with Edwin from afar. The girls are under the impression that Edwin and Rosa are in a perfect relationship when, in actuality Rosa decides that they have to “pretend that you (Edwin) are engag... ... middle of paper ... ...t can be said from the information gathered that Rosa tries to keep bits of information from people so that she is the only one that has all of the control.
Furthermore, both Little Bee and I can relate to how important it is to have the ability to communicate with others fluently and effectively. One reason why Little Bee wants to learn the Queen’s English is so that she could build a higher self esteem for herself and to be able to survive in England. She requires assurance that being fluent in English will help her blend into society. In the book Little Bee says, “No, it is not the Queen's crown and scepter that rule in your land. It is her grammar and her voice.
The second scene opens with one of Nadia’s strongest competition, Susaan Vivier, a devilish and problematic child whose mother is so obsessed with Susaan becoming Hoofmeisie, that she compiles a devious plan to oust out the competition so that her daughter could have the competitive advantage and become Hoofmeisie. During this scene, Susaan’s mother has compiled a list of wh... ... middle of paper ... ...see Nadia become head girl and she kept on acknowledging it from the beginning, however because Melissa’s mother wanted the opposite it made it seem as though Melissa was shallow. Melissa is however honest and shows sincerity and integrity in all her actions, however she doesn’t constitute deceptive behaviour. Imaginative. Make timely and appropriate changes in your thinking, plans, and methods.
Elizabeth, while observing the transformations of Darcy, realizes that she, too, has been guilty of too much pride. She sees that she was indeed prejudiced and that she must come to terms with the failings of her family. Darcy and Elizabeth are able to overcome their pride which enables them to live happily ever after. Works Cited Austen, Jane. Pride and Prejudice.
She took every challenge that was thrown at her and used them to overcome the very obstacles they placed in her life. For example, "‘I can teach my little Pearl what I have learned from this!’" answered Hester Prynne, laying her finger on the red token. "‘Woman, it is thy badge of shame!" replied the stern magistrate. ‘It is because of the stain which that letter indicates that we would transfer thy child to other hands.’" "‘Nevertheless,’" said the mother, calmly, though growing more pale, ‘this badge hath taught me--it daily teaches me--it is teaching me at this moment--lessons whereof my child may be the wiser and better, albeit they can profit nothing to myself’" (Chapter VIII).
Shrug is like Celie's guardian angel that came to rescue her and who helped her find the strong women that she already had inside of her. She becomes not only strong, but she also becomes a woman that is in control of her own life instead of all the men in her life having control. Celie lost control when she was about fourteen. Her dad, or later she realized step-dad, took the control away. From that moment on, until Shrug came around, she was the weak victim that did everything she was told, and let herself get beaten because she thought she deserved it after all.
In the story Two Kinds by Amy Tan, Jing Mei’s mother’s obsession with making Jing Mei a prodigy is the cause of destruction in their relationship but, once Jing Mei begins to understand her mother’s reasoning, the enabler for their reconciliation. For instance, Jing Mei struggles with trying to play the role of the... ... middle of paper ... ... she also believes Emily turned out well, because she is not helpless and she can find her way. Emily’s mother realizes she has no control over the circumstances, now only the ability to respond to them and to learn from the experiences. This allows a reconciling process to occur within her, because although she was not able to raise Emily like she wanted to, she did the best she could under the circumstances. Works Cited Schilb, John.
Mrs. Reed’s biggest crime against Jane occurs during the meeting with Mr. Brocklehurst. Jane’s aunt describes her as a deceitful child even though she is truly not deceitful. Jane is able to break free from Mrs. Reed and her harsh punishments after hearing these false convictions. “Ere I had finished this reply, my soul began to expand, to exult, with the strangest sense of freedom, of triumph, I ever felt.” Jane stands up for herself to Mrs. Reed and disowns her as an aunt. She is able to feel free from Mrs. Reed and her horrible doings.
Mrs. Joe taught Pip things the wrong way through abuse, but she also unknowingly taught Pip how to care for people. Miss Havisham took advantage of Pip and taught Pip to be wary of trusting others, but at the same time, taught Pip how to forgive . Biddy was the wisest of Pip's influences and acted as a support to Pip who was always there for him. While Estella was one of the biggest influences in Pip's life, the smaller influential female characters also had huge impacts on Pip and helped shape him to the man he became.