Thornfield was a completely different world for Jane. It was a major change physically and socially, as a governess she had more opportunities and duties to fulfill. Jane was not intimidated by what was expected of her, yet she was excited to see what the future at Thornfield had in store for her. The power of love was unavoidable for Jane, “The claims of her former love prove stronger than her sense of duty to that honorable but emotionally shallow Rivers” (Moss 3). Rochester was a major influence on Jane as this was a critical time she was maturing, yet she did not let him get in the way of her work.
Although it is a short story, it has lot of elements making it a successful story. Chopin’s story has many prevalent themes that are showcased. The idea of forbidden happiness was one major theme present. When Brently Mallard dies, Mrs. Mallard comes to the realization that she is now an independent woman. Although she has to keep this joy private, she tries her best to hide this contentment, Her resistance to her true feelings show how forbidden her emotions are and that society would never accept Louise’s true emotions.
Even when after through a painful birthing, she continues to put the welfare of her children over everything else. Plot summary Leonce Pontellier, his wife Edna, and their two children are vacationing for the summer at Grand Isle. Edna enjoys spending time away from her family, learning to swim, painting, and reflecting on her life. She becomes friends with a flirtatious man named Robert Lebrun and they eventually develop real feelings for eachother. After becoming very close with Robert, he abruptly leaves for Mexico, which upsets Edna.
Though not always easy Polly tries to adjust to her new lifestyle, and proves herself to be kind, sensible, and brave. Polly is almost always a very kind person, she tries to be friendly to everyone she meets even if she does not care for them. One example of her kindness happens
She is nostalgic about them as well as Belle Reve - a symbol of belonging in a society. Elia Kazan, the director of A Streetcar Named Desire (1951) states that “[tradition] made a woman feel important with her own secure positions and functions, her own special worth. It also made a woman at that time one with her society.” (Kazan, 48) The traditions made Blanche feel safe in the cruel world, but also made her feel independent. At Belle Reve, Blanche took care of the plantation, but after her loss, she suddenly became “dependent on the kindness of strangers”. Since she does not realize that she’s responsible for her own financial, social and personal matters, she becomes victimized by those who hold the power in the modern times.
Overall, Grace can characterized as someone who has gotten used to doing things on her own because she didn’t have a reliable man figures. Due her experiences, she has trust and attachment issue. Although she has a thing with Carl, there is no commitment expressed between both of them. Grace character shows the audience how women are able to support themselves without the reliance to a man. Although it was expressed that the only thing women were supposed to do is take care of her family, while being dependent on the husband, Grace illustrate how women don’t require anyone, but themselves and can’t be labeled to do one thing.
The author states “There would be no powerful will bending hers in that blind persistence with which men and women believe they have a right to impose a private will upon a fellow-creature” (Chopin). Mrs. Louise Mallard did not want to submit to the oppressor, who in this case, was Mr. Mallard. She expected to settle alone decisions and might not want to take orders from her life partner. She was forced to encounter that path since Mr. Mallard controlled her. When she found out that Mr. Mallard was dead, she felt free from the male abuse that she had been a setback of since the day she and her Mr. Mallard were married.
When Shug Avery finally arrived at Mr. _____’s house, Celie was shocked that a woman could be so beautiful. On the other hand, Shug did not think the same. Shug, a rebellious singer who does not care what others think, thought Celie was ugly and did not want anything to do with her; even though, Celie is forced to wait on her hand and foot. Overtime, however, Celie and Shug begin to tolerate each other. As Lovalerie King describes, “Celie develops a meaningful relationship with Shug Avery, Walker stresses reciprocity in the relationship between Shug and Celie; each woman helps the other toward physical, psychological, and spiritual health”.
A little rich girl falls for the boy next door, gets a whole new perspective on life through the eyes of a financially-strained, but very happy — unlike her own — family, and learns something big about herself over the course of one short summer. In a lot of ways, that is what this book is about. But, in truth, it is about so much more. The bulk of this novel is about Samantha getting to know — and fall for — both Jase and his family. But towards the end, as the publisher-provided synopsis says, there is a big obstacle that is dropped on Sam's and the Garrett's heads, an obstacle that is not overcome
But in my opinion, her ambition is somewhat unusual. She said she wanted to be influential so that she can help more people. I used to avoid making friends with those always unhappy guys, but she never refuse any painful souls. She will approach them in a comfortable way and draw them out. She wanted help these people because she was helped before so she could become who she is today.