When Jim comes for dinner Laura recognizes him as the one she pointed out in the yearbook. Laura becomes sick and must excuse herself from the dinner table. After dinner Amanda tells Jim to keep Laura company in the parlor, at first Laura is scared but loosens up after some conversation. Jim ends up kissing Laura and regretting it after he announces that he is engaged. Amanda becomes angry with Tom for not telling of the engagement, Tom insists he did not know.
We learn this from Stanley's outburst, he has told other others that she has slept with numerous men, that she is the reason that Belle Reve has been lost and that she was the main reason for the death of her late husband. With this said, Mitch, one of Stanley's closest friends decides to end his short relationship with Blanche, because of her deceiving past. As Blanche's world is spinning in a never-ending circle, Stella goes into labor. While Stella is at the hospital, Blanche is at the apartment, as soon as Stanley enters the apartment he immediately begins to aggravate and destroy every piece of her self-esteem. After which, he confesses his affection to her and states that he had affection to her ever since she came to New Orleans, He then shockingly rapes her.
Never stable even as a girl, she was shattered by her husband's suicide and the circumstances surrounding it. Later the harrowing deaths at Belle Reve with which she evidently had to cope on her own, also took their toll. By this time she had begun her descent into promiscuity and alcoholism, and in order to blot out the ugliness of her life she created her fantasy world of adoring respectful admirers, of romantic
On the other hand, the story of the Diamond Necklace, Mathilde borrowed a paste diamond necklace thinking it was a real one, which she lost and changed her life for the worse. In either story you can’t go back again. Monsieur Lantin can’t go back and take his words when he tells his wife to ask her friends to accompany her to the theatre instead of him doing so. Mathilde can’t go back to that evening when her husband gives her that invitation to attend the ball and she cried for not having anything to wear or any ornaments to wear on her neck, which led her to borrow a friend jewel. You can’t go back again, what is done is done.
When the sycamore tree was cut Juli developed a friendship with Chet Duncan while he helps her work on her messy lawn after Bryce dad had offended her yard. Bryce begins to develop feelings for Juli just as Juli was starting to get over Bryce. Her feelings completely disappear when she overhears Byrce and his friend talking about her mentally challenged uncle, and sees him throwing away the eggs she gave him. Juli tells Bryce she never wants to speak to him again but she and her family were invited to the Loski's house for a sit down dinner that same day. Before the dinner she tells Bryce about her uncle and tells him she doesn't want to speak to him again, not ever.
After the party, Gatsby tells Nick that Daisy did not like the party, and dismissed Nick’s question about his dance with Daisy. Nick comments in his narrative, “He [Gatsby] wanted nothing less of Daisy than that she should go to Tom and say: ‘I never loved you.’ After she obliterated three years with that sentence they could decide upon the more practical measures to be taken. One of them was that, after she was free, they were to go back to Louisville and be married from her house--after if it were five years ago.” Gatsby wants Daisy to tell Tom that she never loved him over those years, and thinks that one sentence is powerful enough to separate Daisy and Tom. Gatsby has oversimplified the method to put asunder the couple, and does not consider that Daisy and Tom have a child together. He does not understand
The town didn’t think Miss Emily would be serious about him since Grierson’s don’t date northern people. So, they call Emily’s cousins to pay a visit so they can convince her to stop the relationship. While the cousins arrive Homer leaves town, after they leave he comes back. They later see Emily buying arsenic, rat poison, and they see her buying items for men and things with Homer’s initials. They never saw anyone go in nor out of the house besides Tobe.
Amanda, originally from a genteel Southern family, regales her children frequently with tales of her idyllic youth and the scores of suitors she once received. She is disappointed that Laura, who wears a brace on her leg and is painfully shy, does not attract any gentleman callers. She enrolls Laura in a business college, hoping that she will make her own and the family's fortune through a business career. Weeks later, however, Amanda discovers that Laura's crippling shyness has led her to drop out of the class secretly and spend her days wandering the city alone. Amanda then decides that Laura's last hope must lie in marriage and begins selling newspaper subscriptions to earn the extra money she believes will help to attract suitors for her daughter.
When Beatrice and Catherine set the table for dinner, they convince Eddie to let Catherine take a job as a stenographer down by the docks but Eddie didn’t want her to take the job because he thinks the men will take advantage of her and he wants Catherine to finish college. Eddie informs Beatrice that her cousins Marco and Rodolpho will be arriving early from Italy. Beatrice and Eddie plan to hide Marco and Rodolpho while they work in the country illegally to send money back home. Marco and Rodolpho arrive at the house and a brief reunion. Marco tells the Carbone family that he has three children and a wife back home that he will be sending money to.
Last is Buddy Willard, now Esther’s ex, sends Esther to a conflict between Buddy and herself, and another one between herself and her search for someone considered pure. Everything becomes piled together and it all becomes too much for Esther. All of the external factors lead to Esther’s downfall into a period of deep depression. Esther’s failure in her writing career is the first of many factors that send her into her depression. After Esther’s scholarship was over, she was sent back home to live with her mother.