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  • Auntie Hesitant Toward Tayo
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    Introduction: In reviewing the notes I prepared, from the novel Ceremony by Leslie Marmon Silko, and the classroom discussion, I have discovered another aspect of the work that I would like to explore. This response focuses on the psychological aspect of Tayos character and the motivation for his behavior. In the novel, Silko explores the gender roles of four women and the significance to the development and actualization of Tayos character. These four women are Tayos birth mother, Auntie, old G...
  • Torey And Sheila
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    The book 'The Tiger's Child' is about a woman named Torey Hayden and one of her students, Sheila. Torey is a teacher for disabled children. When Sheila was six years old she was sent to the school where Torey was working. Sheila had a very harsh childhood. At the age of four she was abandoned by her 18 year old mother on a highway late at night. A year or so later, She was sent to live with her father in a migrant camp. While she was there, she was abused by her uncle and her father's friends. S...
  • Julian S Mother
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    Three Common Themes Flannery O = Connor tends to use similar themes in her short stories. There are three common themes in her short stories AEverything That Rises Must Converge@, Good Country People@ and AA Good Man is Hard to Find". The transition between the old south and the new is present in each of Flannery O = Connor ='s three short stories discussed. Flannery O = Connor also strongly emphasizes the mother-child relationship in her three short stories. Finally in Flannery O = Connor ='s w...
  • Tayo's Birth Mother
    563 words
    In Leslie Marm on Silko's Ceremony, the gender roles of three women are significant to the development of Tayo as being half-white and half-Indian. These three women are Tayo's birth mother, Auntie, and Old Grandma. His mother left him when he was four years old and that began his sense of emptiness and abandonment. She could not bear to raise a child that brought the reservation shame by her mistake. Auntie raised Tayo and was the mother figure he lacked. She willingly accepted to take him, but...
  • Old Looks Like A 30 Year
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    Photographs I picked one photograph of my parents the day in which we went to a wedding in the Bronx. I picked this photo because of the reason that it lack some important information about their behavior for that day. This photo was taken in my house in the living room. My father is next to my mother and they are next to a collection of miniature cars which my father has bought along his years. These miniature cars are placed on a special stand made of glass that has the capacity to holds thirt...
  • Julian's Mother
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    Flannery O'Connor life was somewhat short and had an untoward incident that took her life away. She was born on March 25, 1925 in Savannah, Georgia. Her father Edward Francis O'Connor became very ill with lupus and on February 1, 1941, he passed away. O'Connor was diagnosed with the same disease that her father around the age of sixteen. She accomplished many during her short lifespan like an A.P. degree. Also she was gifted in drawing comic cartoons and in writing. Many of her stories related t...
  • Old Mother And A 23 Yr
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    I was born in Atlanta, GA to a 15 yr old mother and a 23 yr old father. Both of my parents were obviously very young when they had me... my dad said I was almost not here. My mother's grandmother tried to make her abort me because she did not like my father. But my mother did not listen because she was in love with my father. My mother was an alcoholic and so was my dad... both of them had lost their mothers at a young age. Daddy's mother left him when he was only three months old and mommy watc...

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