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MOTHERS DAY

Comment on the title on the play mother day. The title 'Mother's Day' is among the best titles that could have been given to the play. It is a description of a day on which an insensitive family realises the importance of a selfless mother. It is a great day for Mrs. Pearson who doesn't get the love and affection, that she deserves, from her family. It is a turning point in her life.

Describe the characters in mothers day 1) Mrs. Pearson 2) Mrs. Fitzgerald 3) Cyril 4) George Mrs. Pearson is the submissive and docile protagonist of the play. She is neglected by her family and treated as a slave. Living her life in servitude, she has forgotten her individuality and the respect that she deserves in her family. She lives for her family and has forgotten that she has a life of her own. Mrs. Fitzgerald is Pearson's neighbour and an exact contrary of Mrs Pearson. She is a bold, dominating woman who lives life on her own terms. She is aggressive in nature and talks aggressively with the Pearson family while acting as Mrs. Pearson. she is 'older, heavier and strong sinister personality'. Cyril is the son of Pearsons. He is a spoilt child and wants all the things to be done by his mother. He is someone who doesn't do something that is not liked by him. Mrs. Pearson parallels herself with him when she says 'I've joined the movement' for she also refuses to do what she doesn't like. George Pearson is the husband of Mrs. Pearson. He is a dominating husband who would force her wife to prepare tea for him and in case the tea is not ready he would shout at her. He is a pompous man who would never shout at the bartender for being late but would never fail to shout at his wife. He is taken aback when his wife calls him by his name. How did Fitzgerald help Mrs. Pearson? Compare and contrast Fitzgerald and Pearson. Mrs. Fitzgerald and Mrs. Pearson have a role reversal for a day. Mrs. Fitzgerald is a more assertive and bolder woman than Mrs. Pearson. She makes the Pearson family realize the importance Mrs. Pearson as an individual. Her family took her for granted and treated her like a servant in the house. It was through Fitzgerald's assertiveness and aggressiveness that they realized that she deserves respect and care by her family members. How did Mrs. Fitzgerald put Mrs. Pearsons family in proper place? Mrs. Fitzgerald and Mrs. Pearson exchange their souls. Mrs. Fitzgerald, who is an assertive, bold and a dominating lady, makes the Pearson realize the importance a woman in their house. The family treated Mrs. Pearson like a servant. Mrs. Fitzgerald puts the Pearson family in a proper perspective by turning cold towards them and letting them know the importance of her own individuality. It is when they saw her hostility towards them, the Pearson start treating her with respect and dignity.

How does the end of the play justify the title "Mothers Day?"

The title 'Mother's Day' is justified by the end of the play when the insensitive Pearson family finally realizes the importance of a selfless mother. It is a great day for Mrs. Pearson who doesn't get the love and affection that she deserves from her family. In this sense, it is her day; a turning point in her life.