He did not like the fact that the baby was sick, and living in the same house with a lazy mother who did not take well care of her sick child. Oliveira criticizing La Maga about her life,...
She does not accept any joy into her life and she constantly punishes herself for committing her sin. Having been alienated from and by her community Hester forces herself to live plainly and simply. She "strove to cast ["passionate and desperate joy"] from her." She loves to sew, as women such as herself "derive a pleasure...from the delicate toil of the needle," but she feels she does not deserve the gratification. Though sewing could be "soothing, the passion of her life ...Like all other joys, she rejected it as a sin."
This relationship was beautiful when Annie was a small child - enfolded in her mother’s tender love, Annie lived in a fulfilled and secure world. When she grows up, the harmony and unconditional love – “the Paradise” (25) of childhood is threatened by the apparent loss of love from her mother and Annie undergoes a mental upheaval. Her emotions are in turmoil – hurt, indignation, anger, and resentment conflict with the love and dependence she has always known. From her inner conflicts arise the urge to assert herself and test invisible boundaries. She yearns for independence and finally makes a momentous choice in moving away from her family and homeland to far-off England.
She through experiences such as these came to hate the idea of deceit along with anyone who practiced it. In addition, Jane never saw justice. No matter how obvious it was that John or one of his sisters were at fault Jane was always blamed. By looking at Jane's moral values it becomes apparent what Rochester has, in Jane's eyes, done wrong. He was deceitful in many ways.
Mrs reed sees that Jane is constantly put in her place, reminding her and without her generosity she would be a penniless orphan in the poor house. That Jane having no money meant that she had no social status that she was a charity in her aunt's home ruled by the cruel and spoilt John reed. Her description of John reed is unflattering and sarcastic; it shows her lack of respect and how she herself views him as a person based on his treatment of her. Jane is seen as outspoken and rude. Her disrespect is punished by being locked away in the red room.
There is a real sense that Pecola cannot participate in traditions, or receive wisdom from previous generations, because her family life is so unhealthy. When her own body begins to change, she can only fear it. Her mother has not taken care to prepare her for those changes, in sharp contrast to Mrs. MacTeer, who has fully prepared ... ... middle of paper ... ...Pecola as an individual. She instead sees Pecola as an abstracted representative of a whole social class, a social class she hates, and consequently she was merciless and cruel to Pecola. While everyone continue to treat Pecola bad in every way, Pecola retreats further and further from the real world into madness.
Life at Gateshead Hall was horrible for Jane. All the children could not play with her, and made fun of her. John Reed, son of Ms.Reed, constantly tortured, and abused Jane. Ms. Reed also kept isolating Jane from everyone. Everyone treated her below a servant because that is what they considered her as.
Jane's tantrums are not customary or acceptable, so during those precise moments of her tantrums, she is especially susceptible to God's punishment. Miss Abbot constantly reminds Jane that she is wicked, she needs to repent, and she is especially dependent on prayer. The Reed children, in contrast, are treated completely opposite. Although John Reed is cruel and vicious to Jane, he receives no type of warning that God will punish him.
The fact that Serena feels hostility towards the Handmaids is ignorant because she knows that they have not chosen their position in society, but rather they were forced into it. At the end of the novel, Serena finds out about Offred’s secret visit to Jezebel’s. She is mostly upset with Offred, which is completely unreasonable because the Commander had forced her to accompany him to Jezebel’s. This is a direct example of the feminist way of thinking: it’s always the fault of a women’s promiscuity, not a man’s. Serena’s attitude supports the order of Gilead, because she tortures the Handmaids, who cannot help themselves.
Although Christopher is unable to express emotion, it is clear that his mother’s rage frightens him because he screams or throws a tantrum. By leaving Christopher, Judy shows that she is unequipped with the necessities to raise a child with autism. Through different means the mothers both treat their sons poorly overall showing their