Love Conquers All

analytical Essay
477 words
477 words

Love Conquers All

When love is strong between two people it can outweigh the problems of a

marriage, if the couple can work together in solving the problems. In the story The

Gilded Six-Bits written by Zora Neale Hurston, you meet a couple very much in love, Joe

and Missie May Banks. In the story Shiloh written by Bobbie Ann Mason, meet a couple

who is not so sure of what they want, Leroy and Norma Jean Moffitt. In these marriages

there are a few similarities and a few differences.

One difference in these marriages is why they married. Missie May and Joe

married because they had fallen in love with each other. Joe would come home and play

games with his wife every Saturday. They would laugh, play and chase each other

around. Norma Jean and Leroy on the other hand, married because Norma Jean was

pregnant with Leroy's child. They felt it was the right thing to do. Now the baby is dead

and Leroy was injured while driving his big rig. He is home on disability now. Norma

Jean is always working or exercising, Leroy is alwa...

In this essay, the author

  • Narrates how joe and joe were married because they had fallen in love. joe would come home and play.
  • Narrates how leroy's baby died of sudden death when the baby was four months old.
  • Opines that love is stronger when a marriage is based on anything.
  • Analyzes how the gilded six-bits and shiloh, written by bobbie ann mason, meet a couple who is not so sure what they want.
  • Explains that leroy's baby is dead and he is home on disability.
  • Compares the gilded six-bits, where joe finds his wife in bed with another man, otis d. slemmons. missie may was going to leave his house when she ran into joe's mother.
  • Narrates how missie may became pregnant in the gilded six-bits. they were not sure who the father might be, joe or otis d.
  • Analyzes how in the gilded six-bits joe and missie may went back to their old games, while in shiloh norma jean left leroy. their marriage was based on a child and not on love.
  • Explains that missie may and joe were meant for each other; norma jean and leroy, there is someone out there that they can love. many things can have an effect on a persons marriage.
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