Once upon a time stirs memories…… Angela carter’s second novel “The Magic ToyShop” is a large spread of mythology, fairy tales, feminity, sexuality and reality. The protagonist of the novel Melanie, like every little girl dreams and fantasizes about herself. Her dreams twined with her fate, walks her through her destiny. The novel commences with Melanie’s desire to wear her mother’s wedding dress. Her desire and curiosity to feel like a woman, to feel like a naughty little princess, this episode ends up with her mistakenly destroying her mother precious wedding dress.
Pygmalion tries to find his ideal image of a woman, anima, in Galatea, a sculpture he created. After finishing his work which was so perfect, he fell deeply in love with it, which made the statue become alive with the help of Aphrodite, the goddess of love. George Bernard Shaw’s play Pygmalion, written in 1912, derives its name from this myth. It is a modern metamorphosis of the myth in which Higgins, Professor of phonetics, succeeded to improve the social class of Eliza Doolittle, the flower girl, through the power of language (Mugglestone, 1993). In other words, Higgins uses Eliza in his sociolinguistic experiment and transforms her into a woman of a high class, an “artificial duchess” (Crompton, 1967).
La Belle Époque was the time period in between the late 19th century and early 20th century where the standard of living increased as well as the demands for leisure culture/entertainment. Women also began to be treated better more specifically in the workforce which led to more women having jobs, which meant they would be able to support themselves. This leads to women also wanting better/equal working conditions and fairer laws. With all this power coming to the women it is obvious that they would also want to be able to vote. More importantly though la Belle Époque brought a new wave of art style called symbolism.
2. The transformation of Liza Doolittle from a common flower girl to a lady. The bet is accepted by the professor that he would transform Eliza the Shabby flower girl into a lady and that she would be able to pass on as a duchess in the garden of an ambassador. The process of her education is difficult. Eliza has courage, talent, and determination as so as able to face the difficulties through the process of her education in phonetics.
Symbolism provides a reader with both subtle and distinct details to understand what is not being said aloud in a short story. The title of the story clearly points out the most obvious symbol in the story: the chrysanthemums. Elisa Allen’s beloved chrysanthemums represent her identity, femininity, and sexuality as a woman. The story never mentions the couple having children, but it is apparent to the reader that Elisa wants to have them. She tends to her beautiful flowers almost as if they were children as “she pull[s] out the little crisp shoots, trim[s] off the leaves of each one with her scissors and [lies] it on a small orderly pile” (Steinbeck 420).
It is well-known fact that Disney characters doesn’t fit to reality they were they lived. It seems to be reasonable argument that famous producer wanted to create characters who would be likely more understandable for nowadays society. Generally speaking when we think of Disney animated films the first view which came to our mind is pretty princes. For the sake of discussion,
Because of this, it emphasizes the main idea or qualities in their final work. An author named John Steinbeck demonstrates the use of symbolism to tell a story in “The Chrysanthemums.” Elisa, a married woman who grows beautiful chrysanthemums, gives them to a tinker who comes by her home to fix items like pots. The meeting of the pair shows an emotional event through symbolism that is taking place and establishes the a meaning for it. In the short story, “The Chrysanthemums,” by John Steinbeck, it uses symbolism to show the importance and purpose in Elisa’s relationship with not only the tinker, but also with herself through the dogs, her chrysanthemums, and her flower
But when Professor takes the credit and forgets to acknowledge her work, Eliza angrily leaves him for Freddy. At the end, Higgins suddenly realizes that he 's grown accustomed to her face and cannot live without it. The classic movie tried to show how funny and real such sociolinguistic expectations '. My Fair Lady shows how the Cockney dialect, used by Eliza Doolittle (English of the London working class) is negatively branded because of its linguistic deficiencies of which the BBC English speakers, used by Professor Henry Higgins (the English preferred in Great Britain)
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Homer writes, “This was her latest masterpiece of guile: she set up a great loom in the royal halls and she began to weave, and the weaving finespun, the yarns endless, and she would lead us on: ‘Young men, my suitors, now that King Odysseus is no more, go slowly, keen as you are to marry me, until I can finish off this web…” (Homer). She deceives them because she undoes all of her work after every day with the knowledge that they are too busy with feasts and wine to notice. This further confirms that she is very intelligent and can outwit all the men who have taken over her home. The idea of a woman who can outsmart men is also very powerful and