The Story of Lula Ann and Sweetness (Essay Sample)
Assignment on Sweetness
IN NOT MORE THAN TWO PAGES DISCUSS THE PASSAGE OF LIFE OF THE MAIN ACTOR IN THE STORY OF SWEETNESS.
tHE SAMPLE WAS ABOUT lULU ANN WHOSE MOTHER DID NOT LIKE SINCE SHE WAS BORN. sHE WENT THROUGH A CHALLENGING LIFE LIKE REJECTION, MISTRUST, AND MISTREATS BECAUSE OF HER SKIN COLOR. sHE LEAVES HER MOTHER AND GOES TO CALIFORNIA WHERE SHE GETS A LOT OF MONEY AND SENDS BACK TO HER MOTHER BUT SHE NEVER COMES HOME. iN THIS REGARD SHE BECOMES HER MOTHER'S SUPPORTER.
Lula Ann, a blue- black-skinned girl, born from light-skinned parents, suffers rejection, lacks parental affection and tenderness and goes through a tough childhood. When she was born, as the author states, she was as black as tar that her mother was scared of her and embarrassed by her. Instead of the little girl calling her mother mummy or any other name to show etiquette, she calls her by her name Sweetness. Lula Ann was hidden most of the time (page, 1). Besides, she blames society and her child for her ruthless treatment.
Lula Ann goes through childhood trauma which leaves a scar in her heart. This brought an enmity between her mother and her which later made her to leave her mother and went California after attaining adulthood stage. She no longer visits her mother but sends her money and stuff. “What you do to children matters. And they might never
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