Being the only woman on the ranch, Curley's wife is as lonely as some of the other men. Since she is the boss' son's wife she tries to use her power against the men. When the men go out to the whorehouse, but Lennie, Crooks, and Candy stay behind, she enters Crooks' room without invitation and says "They left all the weak ones here"(77). She also decides to pick on the weaker man (Crooks) and threaten his life by snapping "I can get you strung up on a tree so easy it ain't even funny"(80). This proves that Curley's wife is weak and she is upset that the men won't talk to her.
Both the men in each story take their wives for granted and nothing else. They see their wives not being good for anything other than cooking and being an ordinary housewife. In both stories, the women prove their husbands completely wrong in their own way. In the short story “Lamb to the Slaughter”, Mrs. Maloney was an ordinary wife expecting a baby but when her husband comes home a bears horrible news, she grows furious and kills him. Patrick Maloney came home to bear the bad news not expecting her to beat him over the head with a frozen leg of lamb.
In the novel, “ The least black boy and one of the bigger ones catch me before I get ten steps out of the mop closet” (Kesey 30). Nurse Ratched is telling the black boys to get chief so he can be shaved. She won’t get Cheif herself because she uses her power to make others do it for her. The black boys highlight nurse Ratched intractable power. The black boys seem to have no personality other than being vehicles for Nurse Ratched hatred.
Which he forgets to pay his cable bill . So she's stuck in this nasty apartment with nothing to do but listen to his neighbors yelling a each other. She walks outside where she finds this super hot guy and begins to stare his way , he asks her why she is staring and he begins to ask her name. Which in complete "wow" she says her name is Kristina , then Bree. Which confuses them both right at the start .
Gacy lured her with his smooth tactics, and eventually moved them into his home. Carole and her daughters complained of the deceased smell often, but Gacy would shrug it off and tell them that there must be a dead animal under the house. After only a few years of the two being married, they eventually drifted apart, and Carole began to grow suspicious of his homosexual behaviors. Carole found numerous magazines featuring nude men, which lead to Carole leaving him and filing for
Examining Marriage in Tennessee William’s A Streetcar Named Desire Tennessee William’s 1947 play A Streetcar Named Desire takes place in Elysian Fields, New Orleans, and portrays the marital situation of this time. This play illustrates conflict over the marriage of Stella and Stanley. This marriage can be seen as strict, and controlling but also full of lust. Stella’s sister, Blanche, sees through the illusion and can see how toxic the marriage really is. Stanley and Blanche come from distinctly different backgrounds, Stanley is from the working class while Blanche comes from wealth.
Before, The Odyssey made the maids appear to be evil. The Penelopiad, though, shows a more innocent side to them. When the situation of the maids having sex with the suitors is brought up in court during Odysseus’ trial, the judge states; “The Suitors raped them. Nobody stopped them from doing so. Also, the maids are described as having been hauled
And after Proctor pressured Mary to tell the court that the girls were falsifying information, Abigail accused Mary of witchcraft (Miller 1317). This prompted Mary to turn on John Proctor calling him the devil’s man, to save herself (Miller 1338). And as absurd as it sounds, Mary Warren was allowed to continue her life as normal even after she costs many people their lives. It was much easier to save oneself by lieing than face death for
A Streetcar Named Desire is a story about a women with mental health issues, named Blanche Dubois. In the play, Blanche loses her family 's estate, and goes to stay with her sister Stella. Stella lives with her husband Stanley. From the start of the play, the audience begins to notice Blanche and Stanley’s contrasted personalities. Williams uses symbolism to allow his characters to represent something stronger than themselves.
The strength of the women’s performances clarifies that the sisters rule their fading aristocratic home, but the end of their class privilege is signaled when Natásha instantly begins running the household after she marries their brother, Andréy (a soulful, befuddled, and finally furious Josh Hamilton). Chekhov invests in Natásha all the uncouth flailing of what he saw as the ascending middle-class. Her terrible French accent horrifies the sisters, who palpably dislike her, even before she begins reassigning their bedrooms so that her baby can have the house’s best air and light. She moves Ólga and Irína farther into the house’s lower regions, dismantling their power and their right to their own property. And, of course, one of Natásha’s