To understand the story of “Girl”, you will have to understand the past and biography of the writer. According to my research, Kincaid was born to Elaine Potter Richardson in 1949 in Antigua, once a British country in the West Indies. Kincaid’s relationship with her mother was less than ideal. Kincaid describes her mother as a literate woman who struggled against her poor circumstances, eventually feeling bitterness toward her children because of all her problems. Kincaid was forced to drop out of school when she was 12 and help raise her brothers because he stepfather was sick and unable to work.
Without the challenge, I would have gone stark raving mad.” After numerous hours of writing in a little café with her sleeping baby, Rowling submitted her first novel to an editor who liked it, but warned her that she’d “never make any money out of children’s books.” The money was of little consequence to her; knowing that she had created a novel after hours of careful thought and planning was reward enough for her. Her next moment of triumph came when, after several rejections, her book was picked up by a publishing company. Through her diligence, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone came to be and J.K. Rowling started on her path to success with her most beloved
Mira had her nervous breakdowns from her struggles in being a housewife working diligently to keep everything well maintained. Once Mira recovered, she finally divorced her husband and later became a graduate student from Harvard University to study for a PhD in English literature. Although it was unpleasant and laborious, Mira comes to the point with herself and notices her future. Furthermore, Mira mastered to live with herself honestly and happily. When I was younger I knew my mother was happy, or so I thought since she never really showed much emotion, however, I do know when my mom divorced my father she began to struggle trying to handle two children on her own and trying to get a job that pays well with no college degree and not to mention her lack in work experiences due to the fact she did not have much from being a housewife.
J.K Rowling had a tough childhood, lost her mother and had severe depression. The idea for Harry Potter came while she was waiting for a delayed train. She had the idea before her mother’s death but the loss of her mother just made the book darker. The purpose of this paper to find out J.K Rowling’s inspirations for her wildly famous Harry Potter series. A series that changed that world and many people’s lives.
Charlotte did not spend too much time with her mother and her two older sister because they had died while Charlotte was still young. "Her mother Maria died in 1821 by the cause of cancer. After her mothers death Elizabeth Branwell, Charlottes aunt took care of all six children"(Charlotte Brontë). "In 1824 Charlotte as well as Emily Joined their two older sister Maria and Elizabeth in the newly opened Clergy Daughter school, were they weren't treated in a respectful manner. They all suffered the harsh treatment by getting cold and poor food.
Granny Weatherall later think about her long life and the hardship she been through as a single mother raising her children. She also thought about her first love George who did not showed up at their wedding and her husband John who died a young man. Granny rethinks about her life as a mother and her c... ... middle of paper ... ... she was scared and alone. With the Grandmother, she already prepared to die if anything happens. She doesn’t have to wear the fancy outfit for the trip but she did it anyways.
Mary’s mother died less than two weeks of giving birth, so she never knew her mother. She was raised by her father until he remarried when Mary was still young. She did not get along with her step mother, instead she looked up to her father while growing up, and so his revolutionary ideals were of great influence toward her. ... ... middle of paper ... ...sly in 1818, though Mary Shelley’s name was added in 1823. Mary’s name did not appear as the author for five years because it could not be believed that a nineteen year old female wrote the novel (EGS.edu).
She was still living at home with her parents and younger sister, but far from financially stable, as any teen mother would be. “I went on welfare after my baby was born and lived at home for about a year,” said Deborah, “while I worked on getting my G.E.D.” As far as accepting her pregnancy goes, her own aunt and uncle disowned her. “I felt a lot of guilt from people. I got a lot of stares, comments. It was very uncomfortable,” said Deborah.
The short story “I Stand Here Ironing” by Tillie Olsen is an example of a mother daughter struggle. From what I took from the story, the young mom herself had an extremely rough life. She had her daughter Emily at a young age and it did not end up picture perfect like she might have thought it would. Her mother had to work to support them, so she always sent Emily off to be cared by others. Sometimes she was sent far away and for a long period of time.
The death of her father was a terrible financial blow to the family because her father left no will to protect the family's interests. A year after the death the family was forced to auction off the mansion and move to a more modest home. Nellie helped her mother take care of the other children, but still they came into very hard times. (Around the World in 72 Days). Elizabeth's mother desperately sought financial security so she remarried.