scroll to top
Stuck on your essay?
Get ideas from this essay and see how your work stacks up
Word Count: 1,793
Living up to the ideals and expectations is difficult but as in thestory My Sisters Marriage by Cynthia Marshall Rich betrayal oflove is even more heart rending My Sisters Marriage gives theaudience an opportunity to examine the lives of two sisters Olive andSarah Ann who choose different paths in life The protagonist of thestory Sarah Ann narrates in first-person-point of view She retellsher family story the events leading up to the present that describe toher audience the reason she is the only one left to take care of herfather Rich 200 She also recalls how she feels about being theunloved and almost invisible younger sister This encourages the readerto ponder their own life and the love they give and receive AlthoughOlive and Sarah Ann are emotionally close their loyalty to the familyis unequal because of their unique characteristics their relationshipto their father and their individual perceptions of love and happinessFrom Sarah Anns narrative she suggests to the reader that Olive andher are very much alike as well as different from one another SarahAnn and Olive have a good childhood even if they lose their mother Rich201 They help each other look best when preparing for school Rich200 They use the same hairstyle and clothing which makes them looklike twins Rich 200 Even Mr Dixon commented on their resemblancewhen Olive introduces him to Sarah Ann and he says She does look likeyou Rich 206 Their similarities are not only confined to theirphysiognomy The sisters are also both intellectually gifted becausethey always excel in class and their names were called out for SpecialRecognition on Class Day Rich 203 Of the two sisters Sarah Ann isthe obedient daughter of Dr Landis An event that shows Sarah Annsobedience is when she writes a secret note to herself that her fatherdiscovers and demands she reveal to him against her objection to proveshe does not keep secrets Rich 204-205 Another telling moment is whenshe gives her father the letters Olive writes
@Kibin is a lifesaver for my essay right now!!
- Sandra Slivka, student @ UC Berkeley
Wow, this is the best essay help I've ever received!
- Camvu Pham, student @ U of M
If I'd known about @Kibin in college, I would have gotten much more sleep
- Jen Soust, alumni @ UCLA