Make up with her, apologize, speak to her!” (Williams 938). Laura wants them to be talking again because that fight makes her mother anxious. Laura also feels a lot of pressure from her mother because she wants Laura to behave in a desire manner. Laura expresses that when she says to Amanda “Mother: I’m just not popular like you were in Blue Mountain….Mother’s afraid I’m going to be an old maid” (Williams 928). Amanda pressures Laura in many occasions and she tells Laura to be successful; this something that every mother wants for their children.
Amanda Wingfield is the overly-doting mother of Laura and Tom. She had been deserted by her husband. Amanda is a lonely woman who lives only for her children and wants to see them prosper in life. Laura is the elder of Amanda's children. She is a slightly crippled, shy and nervous individual.
Amanda knew Laura sensitive, fragile, she was always in the care and encourages her daughter. Because of her shortcomings, Laura sometimes frustrated and Amanda immediately replied that "I 've told you never, never to use that word. Why, you 're not crippled, you just have a little defect". Amanda for the care of the children was more reflected a mother 's strong from the play that Amanda paid money to send Laura to typing school. She hoped daughter have a better future and married a good man to take care of the family, and encouraged her daughter, prompting her to go out of the glass menagerie to experience her real life, but Amanda placed more expectations for his son Tom because her husband left home, Tom is the only man and the mainstay of the family.
Some bullies may even come from bad families and that’s what makes them act the way... ... middle of paper ... ...ey are not concentrated and are afraid what the bully will do or say to them. Bullies are at risk for problems to, they may become violent and as they get older they could possibly have a criminal record. They could possibly end up loosing their group of friends as they get older. They could even ending up failing school and not having a good job when they grow up. Some bullies act they way they do because they have been hurt by bullies in the past even a parent or another adult.
This lack of trust early in life can bring about serious problems later in life, as there is no resolution to the first psychosocial crisis, trust vs. mistrust. For these children exposed to domestic violence, the imaginary monsters that children perceive are not only symbolic representations or a dream. The monsters that children who witness domestic violence have to deal with carry the reflection of their parents. Children who witness domestic violence face a dilemma because the children’s parents are at their most frightening exactly when the child needs them the most. The security of the child is shatter... ... middle of paper ... ... was reported that many children found it difficult to develop friendships for reasons such as holding back from others as well as fear of inviting others to their home (Adams 2006).
A child that is abused will most likely be abused until they are a teenager and will usually find themselves in an abusive relationship later in life, if they’re not being abused they will usually be the abuser. The child will most likely be effected by the abuse their whole lives, and will need therapy in some point in their lives. But most cannot afford it so they live with the thoughts of being abused all their lives. Many people are not aware of the long-term effects abuse can have on a child. Whether a child experiences abused, or witnesses it, the effects often affect the physical, intellectual, and emotional growth of the child.
These children tend to lose control over their own lives, bodies, and minds creating catastrophic obstacles to build up in their lives and causing themselves to become weakened and vulnerable due to being confronted by fear that they cannot endure. The many lives of abused children are misguided as they mature because the events that they encounter during their early childhood years influence the construction of their future and behaviors. Child abuse is the barbarous act of maltreatment directed towards children that includes physical abuse, emotional abuse, and sexual molestation which all serve as elements towards leading to the destruction of their lives. Physical abuse is defined as a purposely intended act of atrociously causing physical harm to a child. This type of offense is generally inflicted by a parent or guardian who is accountable for providing for a child’s welfare.
Children of drug abusive parents enter into a world with a handicap; a life of stability is unfamiliar to these innocent children. Addicts do whatever is necessary to get their next fix even if it means exploiting their child. Even when a child is removed from the immediate danger and go to live with other family members, the emotional scars remain. These children are bound to act out and behave in an aggressive manner due to the hardships they have faced. If these children do not receive help through counseling or other means, the cycle of addiction will continue.
Depression is an illness that no one can really understand but many things can cause it. Depression is something you can’t really get over, if you were bullied as a kid then you are at a higher risk of suffering from depression and mental disorders as an adult. When you get bullied a long chain of events can happen that the bully may not even realize. Bullying someone causes depression and that depression cause low self-esteem, anxiety, and the victim may even become physically ill. Bullying and depression have
How Far She Has Fallen At first glance, Amanda Wingfield from Tennessee Williams’s The Glass Menagerie seems like a selfish women stuck in her past. In some ways this observation is correct; however, she is much more than that. Her kind and caring nature, and her insatiable love for her children has been overshadowed by her brash and insensitive dialogue. Her character is extremely complex and each one her actions reveals more of her overwhelming personality. Amanda loves her children and tries her best to make sure they do not follow in her path to downfall.