Gillys Nan introduces herself and secretly pays Gillys mum to visit her. Gilly goes to live with Nonnie, but in the end chapter tells Trotter she wants to come back. Galadriel Hopkins is an unhappy child. Her need to know her mother is very strong and takes over her life. When the story begins, Gilly is very unhappy.
The first stage of Pecola coming to believe she is ugly starts with her family's attitude toward her. Right from the very start of Pecola's life her parents have thought of her as ugly on the outside as well as on the inside. When Pecola was born, Pecola's mother, Pauline, said: "Eyes all soft and wet. A cross between a puppy and a dying man. But I knowed she was ugly.
Hamlet is appalled and angry that his mother has committed incest, a sin, and less than two mont... ... middle of paper ... ...lled in him the seeds of hatred for all women, which he takes out on Ophelia. Hamlet’s relationship with his mother reflects how he will treat other women in his life. Therefore, Hamlet’s anger and contempt towards his mother fuels his harshness towards all women, including Ophelia. Hamlet treats the women in his life with bitterness, whether justified or not because Gertrude and Ophelia are regarded as submissive and the epitome of the weak women during this time in the seventeenth century. Shakespeare conveys that the only way a woman can be trustworthy is if she is chaste and pious because otherwise, women are the source of evil and bestial lust.
Charlotte’s Bronte British novel, Jane Eyre, has revolutionized the role of a woman through the character of Jane Eyre. The romance novel begins as Jane being an unloved orphan, she is physically and mentally abused by her aunt, Ms. Reed, and cousins at Gateshead. Ms. Reed then sends her away to the Lowood School, she makes friends, but suffers from depression. Then Jane becomes a governess at Thornfield Hall, where she does not even realize she falls in love for Rochester, owner of the estate. She leaves to find her family, finding St. John Rivers, and then leaves him after he proposes.
For a child, having only one parent is tough but can be understood if that parent is missing due to divorce or death, as bad as those reasons are; yet the psychological effect for the child who is purposely betrayed then abandoned by a parent is devastating and can last a lifetime, affecting every future relationship. In this story, the father is that parent. Lau doesn’t give us the girl’s name. Perhaps it is symbolic of the girl’s feeling that she hates her body, and that she really is no good, as her mother said (160) and therefore she doesn’t deserve a name. She becomes a non-entity, a thing despised by her mother and herself.
Pecola consequently loses her mind and self-destructs because of her relentless want to become other than who she is.Toni Morrison tells this tragic story of a girl’s hopeless need to be accepted by her family, her peers and society using various themes including self-worth based on society’s perception of beauty, self-hatred or internalized racism and the effect that parents have on their children. The story begins with a first-person narration by nine year old Claudia MacTeer. She and her ten year old sister Frieda live with their parents who take two people into their homes one autumn season. Pecola Breedlove is made temporarily homeless after her mentally unsound father burns down their home in a violent episode. Pecola is a shy and self-conscious girl with a very rough home life where her parents are in constant battle and discord.
Along with the anger Elizabeth also feels disappointed, powerless, and also acceptance at times. Elizabeth is disappointed in herself, but also in Carla. The disappointment that Elizabeth feels also makes her feel powerless. Carla’s mother feels disappointed and powerless because she sent her daughter away. Elizabeth claims that “I’m gonna make it up to that girl”, she feels disappointed in herself because she could not take care of her daughter so she had to send her away from her family in order for her to be taken care of.
This is important because it shows how Mr. Wright treated his wife which he is supposed to love, very terribly which led her to kill him. Overall the negligent nature of Mr. and Mrs. Wright’s marriage has ultimately led to the self- destruction of Mrs. Wright. In the first place, Mr. Wright’s neglection led Mrs. Wright to feel isolated in her marriage. Mr. Wright was work-obsessed and had little to no time to converse with his wife, Mrs. Wright. He would wake up in the morning and go
The very sight of her when she attacked her brother or when she ripped the wedding veil traumatized Jane. However, Bertha impacted more than her safety. When Bertha is revealed to be Mr. Rochester’s wife, Jane finds out that despite the love she and Mr. Rochester have for each other; Jane can be nothing more than a mistress because it is illegal to divorce an insane women who is not in control of her actions. With that being said, Jane is lost between following her passion and love for Mr. Rochester and her love for herself and reason. This is exhibited when Mr. Rochester attempts to explain everything to Jane and reassure her of his love for her.
After having to confront some troubling events, Lily and Rosaleen get to stay in the house of the Boatwright sisters, who are known to make the best honey in South Carolina. T.Ray had already fought in the war. He is a resentful and an angry man. The main cause of his behaviour is because when her wife died, she was about to leave him. This causes him to take out all of his anger on his innocent daughter, being really cruel sometimes towards her.