He did everything he could for his wife, and she still did not want anything to do with him. So really he was always the dull kid with a horrendous clothing selection who dropped his hat. Even if she felt this way about him she should have tried to stick beside him or gotten a divorce. A divorce probably would have been easier for the both of them, but instead they both died miserable lonely individuals. Works Cited Flaubert, G. Madame Bovary.
She hated the domesticated life, standing by the usual gender roles of that the mother stays home and takes care of her children while the man is out working. Which is how their household functions, and she didn’t feel that Ewan could understand that because he... ... middle of paper ... ...seen Lily for who she had been, only for who she wanted her to be and seen every story from the positive side. “To idolize anyone is the worst thing one can do, because then they are lost to us.” (p.40 l. 32). Until the moment where her child was missing she idealized Lily, and therefore Lily was lost until then. After that Dorothy could get perspective on it all.
Anney was frightened to fail her relationship as a result of her being so dependent on her husband Daddy Glen. If she ever left him she wou... ... middle of paper ... ...o stop all this nonsense, before you make me really mad.” Glen was very controlling and wanted everything done his way. Whenever he got into a fight with his wife or had a bad day, he would inflict his feelings on Bone’s physically and emotionally. When Anney walked in on Glen molesting her eldest daughter, she was torn between her first born and lover. Anney lived in a world where she was a second hand citizen; with her lack of schooling Anney was always depending on a male to take care of her.
As a seven year old, Angelou didn’t realize the immorality of Mr. Freeman’s sexually abuse. Angelou was agonized by the guilt of keeping the secret from her mother. Once Angelou’s mother learned of her sexual assault, Angelou’s uncles sought revenge and killed Mr. Freeman. His death made Angelou feel like she had been punished even more. The remorse was so excruciating that Angelou then made herself speechless and refused to talk to anyone.
I don't know that Cathy ever truly liked anybody but herself, and in the end the fact that she didn't even like herself frankly scared her. All of her past misdeeds finally came back to haunt her. After swallowing her "Drink Me," she finally ceased to be, and in her mind, never was; and that was the way she wanted it. Samuel Hamilton - Samuel Hamilton was a family man. He valued spending time with his fa... ... middle of paper ... ...ginning with my dislikes, I disliked the chapters that seemed to slant away from the rest of the story; the chapters of Olive Hamilton especially.
'When she fretted he understood, and could have no peace. His soul seemed always attentive to her' is the way their attachment is described; their bond is very strong and very deep. As Paul grew older she never suffered alone for her husband's faults and what she lacked in life because 'her children suffered with her'. 'It hurt the boy keenly, this feeling about her, that she had never had her life's fulfilment' so much so that it became his 'childish aim' to provide it. When he began to work 'it was almost as if it were her own life'.
The realization of her love for Robert causes Edna much grief because she understands that she can never act on her feelings for Robert because of her marriage to Leonce. Edna also realizes that she is discontent with her role in society. Society expects Edna to act like a loving mother and devoted wife. The typical “mother-woman” was expected to “idolize their children and worship their husbands.” Edna was not a typical “mother-woman”. When her kids fell while playing they would not come to her like most “mother-tots.” They would simply pick themselves back up, wipe the sand out of their mouths, and continue playing.
As Hagar looks back on her life she never realizes that she is being cruel to both of her brothers when Dan is dying. “'I can't, Matt.' I was crying, shaken by torments he never even suspected, wanting above all else to do the thing he asked, but unable to do it, unable to bend enough.” (Laurence 25) Hagar never realizes that she is only thinking of herself in this family situation. When their brother Dan is dying and needs comfort from his mother, Matt tells Hagar wear their mother's shawl and to comfort Dan before he dies. Hagar's pride stops her from helping Dan because Hagar prides herself on not being weak and for her to put on the shawl it would remind of Hagar of her “meek woman” she calls her mother.
All his memories have to do with Caddy. She was the one who gave him order. His life was based around Caddy because she was the mother figure in his life. She was the one that gave Benjamin the love he needed. There was a point in the novel were Luster was taking Benjamin and he started to cry hysterically because Luster took him on an unfamiliar route; Jason found out he hit Luster and told him to never do that again or he’ll kill him because Benjamin lost the order he lived with.
” (362) thinking that she was an unwanted child. She later on disliked her mother saying “You should 've let him put her in there. I wish she’d rotted in here” (363) and “Like what? ” I said “Abandon their children” thinking that she a psycho leaving her with T.Ray and not going to come back for her. However, later discover that Lily the one that killed her own mother when she was packing her stuff and about to bring Lily along.