English 1 A
8 July 2011
Problem and memory
The poem “The Black Walnut Tree” and story “The Story of an Hour” shows problems and be solved with memory and imagination.
` Basically, memory helps the mother and the Speaker solves their problem. The mother and the speaker face a ...view middle of the document...
They thought of cutting the tree and selling it then using d money “to pay off (their) mortgage”. The problem of the tree possibly destroying the house gives them concern too and also blocking the drainage. They both remember the origin off the tree and how dare father teaches them the desire to plant and harvest. They both remember those past memory makes them change their mind about the walnut tree.
Likewise, Mrs. Mallard faces a problem which imagination helps to solve. Mrs. Mallard is a woman who has health problem who faces d problem of abandonment and guilt. On hearing the news of her husband’s death, “she (weeps) at once”. A wonderful imagination runs through her mind. She imagines how independent she has become and how she does not have to answer to nobody . She also imagines how free she has become to do whatever pleases her. These thought and imaginations finally makes her happy.
Memory and imagination can help solve our problem and bring back happy thoughts, hope and happiness.