I don’t know what it is – but he needs something – something I can’t give him anymore” (2... ... middle of paper ... ...ught for the happiness of her family. In conclusion, in A Raisin in the Sun every character has a dream. Mama wants a bigger house, Walter wants to be rich, and Beneatha wants to be doctor in order to heal the sick while Ruth desires a happy marriage and family. Ruth is one of the simplest characters in the story. She symbolizes a group of people living, working, and not asking much from life, people who try to get satisfaction from what life has offered them.
(Lawrence 1-2). Paul claims God told him that “[he’s] a lucky person” (Lawrence 3). Hester starts out as a seemingly well-off young woman, but she had no luck. She is resentful to her husband and her family who took her luck away from her. She does not believe Paul’s claims and it angers Paul and makes him want his mother’s attention.
This can be seen in the word “pity”. Pity is a word that expresses sorrow towards something. So, Susan is telling her husband that she is sorry that Mary likes Fred. If the Garths had no trust with each other than Susan would not have been willing to voice her opinion and regret to her husband, nor would Caleb be able to explain to her his idea of helping
Although Tateh emphasizes the importance of money much more than Ruth does, he is willing to pay more money to have his children take private lessons about what he considers important, textiles and organization. Likewise, Ruth states that she does not mind her children not having much money as long as they receive a good education. Both Ruth and Tateh hold e... ... middle of paper ... ...e on time or face the consequences. Each has rigid expectations of their children; not meeting these expectations results in severe physical punishment. James McBride’s mother, like Tateh before her, clasps the values of education and religion close to her; according to McBride’s depiction in The Color of Water, she enforces them with an iron ﬁst, instilling them in her children as Tateh did to her, Dee-Dee, and Sam, though more out of tough love than for pride.
Mothers only want the best for their children, and more likely than not, women are more concerned with decorum and social equity than fathers, which can lead to many disagreements. Langston Hughes’ “Mother to Son” although carries a different message from “Girl” shows the importance the role of a mother is in a household, especially if a father figure isn’t more prominent. More and more children live in single parent households, and a mothers’ influence is very
While Walter and Beneatha vie for the insurance money for personal gain, Mama looks past the materialistic aspect of the check. “Somebody would of thought my children done all but starved to death the way they talk about money here late,” she scoffs in an attempt to remind her children of the reason they have the money (18). Mama knows that Mr. Younger intended to leave the money for the benefit of the whole family, but Walter and Beneatha are selfishly taking advantage of the excess money. After Beneatha quotes the Bible in vain, Mama makes her repeat, “In my mother’s house there is still God,” for comfort, although she is aware of her children’s non-religious values (24).
The other milkmaids will think nothing of talking about her business when she is there. This makes you feel sympathy for Rhoda because in this day and age the farther would be forced to help at least financially with the upbringing of his son and Rhoda would be respected for her hard work in bringing up a child on her own. Rhoda is curious about the new wife and sends her son of to "check her out", as it would be. She wants to know what his new wife is like. Hardy gives the impression that Rhoda is jealous of the new wife or a least angry that he is taking a new... ... middle of paper ... ...ge says that he is away on holiday.
A regular mother to a grieving child should know that a child needs their mother to get pass this terrible event and Gertrude does not notice how insensitive she is being to Hamlet. She should of known that remarrying so quickly to the dead man's brother would embarrass Hamlet because it is considered to be incestuous to marry the immediate family of the dead. Then there is Hamlet's jealousy to consider as he is going to want the attention of his mother more than ever. Gertrude isn't on par with what her son is feeling to see why he would be angry at the current situation. He expresses this thought with his first soliloquy: O, most wicked speed, to post With such dexterity to incestuous sheets!
He hopes to do so with an insurance settlement his mother will receive due to the death of her husband (1741). Mama (Lena Younger) is opposed to the idea because of religious beliefs(1740). Walter then becomes li... ... middle of paper ... ...ild. In the play, A Raisin in the Sun, by Lorraine Hansberry, Mama proves time and again that she is indeed an ideal mother. Works Cited Brooks, Gwendolyn.
Linde and the Nurse assumed a character of a female that sacrificed herself to be accepted and to survive. Nora sacrifices herself in borrowing money to save Torvald; she equally loses the children she loves when she decides to pursue her own identity. Mrs. Linde sacrifices Krogstad, who is the true love of her life and marries a man she does not love in order to support her dependent relatives. In order to survive financially, the Nurse has to give up her own child take the responsibility of taking care of other people’s children. Since she has committed the sin of having a child out of wedlock, she thinks that she is lucky to have got a lowly job.