Then goes on to say, “I am perjured most / For all my vows are oaths but to misuse thee” (6-7). These statements both are saying that Shakespeare knows that he is breaking promises to possibly himself, his religion and others, by loving a married woman. Though he cannot put all the fault onto her, because his vows to love her were only there to exploit the love she was physically giving him. In connection to Shakespeare’s sonnet, Amy Winehouse’s You Know I’m No Good, she is singing about how she is the one in the committed relationship, yet cannot seem to stay loyal to her significant other. Winehouse may love him, but knows that she is not good for their relationship.
“I don’t, and he probably does, scum that he is - but I doubt that the other girls are deans” (150). I do like how Wade always has her back, “I could get on the phone and threaten to fly back there and kick his ass” (150) there is something beautiful about their dysfunctional relationship. I love how Wade gushes over her even though I feel like he is smarter than her but he leads not to be. I realized he was a hopeless romantic “Why don’t you write a love story instead” Angelia said. He looked up from his screen in surprise, “You mean like... Our
She even tells her parents in act III, scene v “He shall not make me there a joyful bride…I will not marry yet; and when I do, I swear it shall be Romeo…” In the twenty-first century, society sympathizes with Juliet, because no one could imagine marrying someone they did not choose. However, in the fifteenth century, people were confused why Juliet would want to marry a family enemy, especially when she had a suitable bachelor waiting for her hand, but she was searching for love. A decision that is well ahead of her time, because today people are also searching for companionship and love, similar to what she found in
The play proves of further gender restrictions towards Beneatha. Her suitor George Murchison who comes from an affluent family mocks the traditional outfit she is wearing and feels it ok to tell her, ‘so go change’ and ‘get dressed’, this displays how he clearly sees it as ok to tell her what not to wear which furthermore highlights issues of how gender plays a huge role in the restriction of women in this specific instance. Beneatha faces further gender restrictions from George Murchison when he informs her ‘You’re a nice looking girl’ and ‘That’s all you need’, this suggests that his interest in her is solely romantic and sexual and that her intellectuality does not interest him in any shape or form. She is sadly only valued or recognized for her looks. His reference to her strong opinions as “Garbo routine’ clearly suggests that he does not respect her thoughts and modern world views.
/ Ah, word ill urged to one that is so ill! / In sadness, cousin, I do love a woman.”(1.1.197-199) Romeo only marries Juliet to ease the pain of heartbreak from Rosaline. Juliet isn’t in love with Romeo either. Just before Juliet meets Romeo for the first time she says she is not ready to be married. Her mother says, “LADY CAPULET: Marry, that 'marry ' is the very theme / I came to talk of.
In the same way as above, Odysseus continues to show disloyalty to Penelope, Alcinous stated in a longing way, “If only- you could wed my daughter and be my son-in-law and stay right here with us.” (7. 355 and 358-359). In this section of the Odyssey, Odysseus showed disloyalty once again to Penelope because Odysseus not only flirted with Nausicaa, but went to her parents house knowing nausicaa thought he might be the one she weds one day. After the fact that Alcinous mentioned this, Odysseus did not deny it at all and. Along with that, He never even told Nausicaa
He is telling Romeo that he should love moderately and take his time in relationships because he becomes obsessed too quickly. For example, before Romeo went to the Capulet party, he was depressed and sad because he loved Rosaline and she didn’t love him. He loved her because she was beautiful and he didn’t love her for the person she was inside. After Romeo met Juliet he forgot about Rosaline, and thought he loved Juliet, and immediately went to the Friar the next day to ask if he can get them married. Friar advises Romeo to love moderately or else it will end in tragedy and violence.
In the propaganda, it is said that “best men wanted pureness in their wives. Even though they would try to persuade a girl to have sex and say they would marry her later, but as soon as she gave in, they would lose all respect and end up making her life miserable.” It shows that the society values highly of women’ pureness before marriage, and such that Esther comments this as if “the world is divided into people who had slept with somebody and people who hadn’t, and this seemed the only really significant difference between one person and another.” If woman does not obey to this patriarchal rule, their life will be doomed - taunted by the society and cannot safeguard a marriage. On the other hand, remaining pure is merely an option for men, like Billy. They would only care about their own desire and does not have to bear any
Her defiance has become so evident that Mike, her own fiancé, acknowledges Brett’s tendencies, saying, “’Mark you. Brett 's had affairs with men before. She tells me everything’" (147-148). The fact that Brett ‘tells him everything’ proves that she does not care about her commitment to someone. Brett’s fluidity within her own identity and sexuality confuses the men in the book, who are in love with her and are unfamiliar with the concept of a free, independent woman.
The gender stereotypes will be evident, you'd believe thus far. But there are many nuances around it. - Bride has slept with the groom before the marriage, and he isn't the only man she knows in-the-skin. - Conforming to societal norms of 'marriage' are questioned. - Stereotypical old lechs who like to have the new daughter in law touch their feet so they can get a better view of her cleavage.