One can see that she had never been a strong woman as she always needed her daughter Mariam by her side at all times. Sometimes she tends to have these bizarre attacks which Mariam describes as “a jinn in her body. This “jinn” could be further understood as a combination of sadness and epilepsy. The actions that one makes demonstrate one’s personality that develops and transform throughout one’s life. Her actions show a lot of how she is as a person as she seems crazy and out of the ordinary but she does it to prepare her daughter to be tough and handle the reality of how brutal life can be.
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Unfortunately, some women who are naturally bad mothers like Emma who is careless, inattentive, and try to love their children when they want. These two feminine protagonists are examples how differently as mothers women are.
These insults created an unhealthy mother and daughter relationship between Mariam and Nana. With each insult Nana unconsciously destroyed a bit of Mariam’s self esteem. Although their relationship seemed weak and abusive Nana did display her love for Mariam through various compliments, unsupportive ways and through her final suicide. This included Mariam’s act of pleasing... ... middle of paper ... ...n her life. In conclusion the women who forged female bonds in Hosseini’s novel were able to find inner strength and fulfillment.
“John Reed knocked me down and my aunt shut me up in the red-room...”(23), the abuse that Jane experienced impacted her young soul, but also helped her grow into a stronger person. Unlike her cousins, Jane’s childhood was unpleasant because “...I have no father or mother, brothers or sister...”(23). Years later, Jane goes to Lowood institution where she succeeds and becomes a school teacher. From there, Jane meets Mr. Rochester who turns out to be the love of her life. Throughout the novel the readers see a dependent girl transform into an independent young lady that overcomes all her tribulations.
The traumatic childhood of Marilyn Monroe is well document being that when she became famous she had no problem with telling her story. Monroe was the daughter of Gladys Monroe Baker Mortensen. Marilyn Monroe’s father has never been positively identified (Hendrickson, 2000). Monroe’s relationship with her mother was rocky and to say the least, lack thereof being that her mother was mentally unstable and eventually became institutionalized. This caused Marilyn to grow up in a succession of foster homes, orphanages, and guardianships, where she suffered abuse.
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