Unformatted text preview: The mother’s voice which dominates throughout the story is exceptionally controlling. Her views of the way her daughter should present herself in society are very strong. While the mother projects countless statements of advice on being a proper woman and serving her family, she also illustrates the fact that she must always stand up for herself and her own values. Regardless, the mother and daughter have a close, personal relationship in which the “girl” is taught important ethics....
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This note was uploaded on 04/30/2008 for the course ENG 104 taught by Professor Jona during the Spring '08 term at Rhode Island.
- Spring '08