Consequently, she discovers her womb as quarantined, just like her name meaning as well as similar to the tree which does not produce anything. This play utilises numerous fictional procedures to emphasise the isolated individualities of Yerma. Nevertheless, it is the usage of images and descriptions which brightly as well as perfectly expresses her character. Seeing this, Lorca highlights the utilisation of images to produce Yerma’s personality . The greater part of the aching, agony and ensnarement Yerma feels as well as inside the requesting society she lives in, is delineated clearly through symbolism.
ideas, from God. In this period the ancient Latin expression infirmitas consilii, that means weak judgment, was used to label women. When we jump into Modern Ages (XVI-XVIII centuries), we still observe the conviction of the simplicity and weakness of the female sex. We can even find philosophical treatises and works of literature, which develop these ideas. Here we can include the well-known work “One thousand and one nights” which also reveals the supposed defects of women (for instance the criticism about the feminine seduction as an instrument of cheat).
In Margaret Atwood’s novel, ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’, Moira is depicted as the symbol for resistance to authority and represents hope to the Handmaids. Atwood presents her as a polar opposite to Offred. She is independent, strong-willed, and outspoken. Conversely, the pair can be argued to be doubles in the fact that they both ‘resist’ to the oppressive Republic in Gilead. Throughout the novel, Moira’s use of informal language and slang is apparent.
She portrays many traditional feminine body features, such as lustrous hair, which never get messy, even in the water; her eyes are very big, and nose is slim. Also, even though she engages in physical activities, her arms are slender and not muscly. As for Pocahontas, the princess “has a Barbie doll body, tall, with long legs and arms, huge breasts, and a tiny waist” (Aidman, 1999, p.4). Even though, the second era still puts an emphasis on stereotypical, and traditional beauty features, it incorporates new traits. The princesses not only move with feminine grace, but also with a grace of a sportswomen.
Barbie communication across culture Barbie is a plastic vinyl doll with a figure of an adult woman. Initially, Barbie was marketed as a glamorous, physically developed teenage fashion model with a range of fashion accessories. With her hair in a ponytail, and dressed in a black and white stripped bathing suit and glasses, Barbie proved an instant and phenomenal market success among young girls. In 1961, Mattel brought out Barbie’s ultimate ‘accessory’- her boyfriend, the fashion conscious Ken. Barbie has no parents or offspring.
But as soon as he got into the navy he was discharged for disobeying orders and having an uncaring personality. It was known that while writing the novel On The Road he taking benzedrine. Later severe alcoholism took control of his life, “which led to cirrhosis of the liver and internal bleeding that took his life on October 21 1969” (“On the Road,” Literary). But the popularity of his books still rose after his death. Near the end of Kerouac’s life he wrote a best selling novel, On The Road.
His controversial character Humbert asks for the audience’s “impartial sympathy” to be able to perceive helplessness of his actions. Similarly, this piece calls for the complete submission to the feelings of the little girl and potentially ignore the objective truth regarding the nature of her sister. Nabokov’s passage mainly describes Lolita’s physical features and their effects on Humbert. This passage takes a different route and mainly adheres to the inner effects resulting from the actions of the older sister. There are some implied metaphors, such as the sister having curly hair – generally characterized as very thick, stiff, and heavy – being analogous to her problematic and jumbled
Taha Hussein is well renowned Egyptian author; he was born on Nov. 15, 1898 and died in Cairo on Oct 28, 1973. Hussein’s childhood was very harsh and unhappy as he lost his eyesight at age of three by a barber who was a local practitioner. This disability affected him as he was mistreated and bullied by his peers in school and his parents inadvertently treated him as a liability due to his illness. However, Hussein overcame his obstacles and flew to France to finish his education after he took his bachelor in University of Cairo. He was the first Egyptian to receive a PhD from Sorbonne, France.
UNBRIDLED REBELLIOUS DAUGHTERS: A study of daughter/mother relationship IN MANJU KAPUR’S DIFFICULT DAUGHTERS AND shashi deshpande’s the dark holds no terrors Literature depicts the changing attitudes in relationships down through the ages. Earlier fictional representations of daughter characters were illustrated as meek, docile, passive, modest, humble and unpretentious. Much of the literature looks back to the Demeter and Persephone myth as an archetype of the mother daughter relationship. The myth reveals that each daughter loves their power generating mother. Then in Medieval literature, the daughters were not given much importance and mothers are making visible into invisible.
Ashok was the name of Balram’s master in the book and it shows how he respected and cared for him despite slitting his throat with a ‘good, strong bottle, Johnnie Walker Black’ (173 OB). Balram adopted all these names, as if he were still called ‘Munna’ he would have never been able to move up the social stairway. Balram had to give up his identity he was born with in addition to succumbing to cold blooded murder to move up. But what about the stealing? Balram stole a red bag filled with ‘Seven hundred thousand rupees.