Love In 'Mother's Day, In Orange Is The New Black'

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A gentle hand reaches out; a mother’s arms embraces a new life that enters into this complex world. A simple gesture, yet one that will come to signify an infallible bond between two lives. A mother love for her children is supposed to be something that never dies. Love itself can be expressed in many different ways depending on the situation. Sometimes, this “love” is shown in such a variety of different ways such as through aggression, affection abusiveness, kissing or even touching. In the episode “Mother’s Day”, from the show Orange is the New Black, the story writer displays how each character had a unique relationship with their mother, which as a result played a part in them ending up in prison. According to the character Big Boo “a…show more content…
She does not understand the Nicky was trying to give her a gift from the heart. It later becomes clear that Nicky’s mother depends on the nanny to provide her daughter with love because her materialistic things are what’s important to her. Judging from this particular scene the rich mother don’t have time for her child because she was so busy living her own live. For me this scene this scene was very irreverent because I do not come from a royal upbringing like Nicky but some people do. For that reason alone I found this scene to be very clear, precise and unique because not only did it show how much a child yearn for a mother but also how much of an influence a mother is to their child. Therefore, although I cannot be certain I’m sure that the consequence of Nick having such a poor relationship with her mother played an important reason in why Nicky turned to drugs later in her…show more content…
Focusing on the Mother’s Day celebration is a brilliant way to take the long view of life at Litchfield, allowing viewers to examine many of the characters. By showing a variety of well-detailed and in-depth flashbacks the producers were able to show the effects a mother love can have on her. Also by showing a numerous amount of flashbacks viewers are able to understand a wide range of different point-of-view, all of which all important in their way. Each glimpse into the past is counterbalanced with a scene in the present, sketching out a rough path for each featured character and what led them to this day. As the episode comes to a Big Boo convincingly explains how a child that grows up poor, neglected, or abused is highly more like to become a criminal. In conclusion, when one sits back and takes the time to think about it, all the characters in this particular episode that were included in a flashback were missing at least one of those things. As a result, it made them more likely to become a criminal, whether they knew it or
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