Nanny who has been Janie’s caretaker has several hopes and dreams for her granddaughter. Nanny is not entirely perfect at her job of raising Janie, since her dreams for her are clouded by her own scarring experiences. Nanny attempts to insure a better life for Janie by forcing her to marry Logan Killicks, an old and wealthy man. Blinded by her own dreams, hopes, and desires, Nanny makes many impositions on Janie, “Have some sympathy fuh me. Put me down easy, Janie, Ah’m a cracked plate” (Hurston 20).
The Pact Jodi Picoult The Pact by Jodi Picoult is a heart wrenching love story of love and betrayal that will leave readers questioning what they thought they knew of their own morals long after they have returned the book to the shelf. Chris and Emily grow up together, destined to be lovers before they are even old enough to talk. They are closer than siblings, able to feel each other’s pain in a way no one else can possibly understand. One night, all of that changes. A gunshot leaves Emily dead and Chris with a wound he may never recover from.
Curley’s wife wished she could go to Hollywood and chase her dream of acting, the narrator wanted to was write. Curley’s wife had always regretted marrying Curley and was never satisfied with her role as a wife. Curley’s wife expressed this to Lennie, “I coulda made somethin’ of myself… maybe I will yet.” (Steinbeck, page 87) Similar to how the narrator was confined to her room, trapped by social expectations, unable to write or even fulfil her domestic role. The domestic sphere is a confinement towards both women, in the Yellow Wallpaper, the symbolism of the wallpaper and how it, “Becomes bars!” (Gilman) shows us how she felt physically and emotionally trapped by her role that she was unable to fufil. Whilst Curley’s wife expresses this through dialogue once again, “Think I don’t like to talk to somebody ever’ once in a while.
First, Queen Dido is overcome with love and causes her to alter her priorities, specifically her morals and beliefs. She allows her obsession overcome her rationality on what matters most to her. Her love for her husband left her in complete despair after his death. Dido can not envision a life without her husband vowing in Book IV of The Aeneid,“I had not set my face against remarriage”,
In “A Streetcar Named Desire”, Tennessee Williams suggests that a woman's sexuality is defined and restricted by stereotypical gender roles. Throughout the play, both Blanche and Stella depend on their male companions for their sustenance, self-image, and sexual desires: “When he is away for a week I nearly go wild… And when he comes back I cry on his lap like a baby”. Adopting the typical housewife role, Stella proves to be fully reliant on her husband to such a strong extent to where she even jeopardizes her safety while being with him. When Blanche advises Stella that her life could be better without her physically abusive husband, Stella chooses to rely on a man instead of her sister, explaining that “there are a few things that happen
When analyzing John Proctor, the first thing that stands out is that he had an affair with a 17 year-old Abigail Williams. Proctor has a wife who loves him and three children but still decides to stray from his family and fancies someone else. John has everything that a person could ever wish for: a job, loving family and friends, but he still abandons it all. When John confesses to his wife about the affair, she fires Abigail. Several months later, when Abby approaches him about it, he tells her that what they had is
Each of Janie’s husbands in Their Eyes were watching God changed her in some way. The three relationships help Janie grows as a person in the novel. Logan was Janie’s first husband. Janie’s grandmother arranged for Janie to marry him so he could take care of her. Janie does not love Logan, but believes that with time she will fal in love with him.
“Kayak” is a story that uses characters to symbolize the arrogance of people from first world countries. Like any good mother, Annie Iversion is incredibly protective of her son. Annie’s world comes crumbling down when her son, Peter Inversion, starts falling in love with Julie, a passionate environmental activist. Julie’s love for protesting and dangerous lifestyle concerns Annie as it starts changing the way she had originally planned Peter’s life. Annie is unable to understand Julie’s perspective and is worried for her son.
The lead character is Trevor Mason a.k.a. Malice who was once married but has left that life to live a life of singlehood. His life now revolves around The Brothers of Menace MC and his son who he would kill for if he had to. As for female company, he takes in anyone ready to warm his bed without any of the emotional attachments. Meanwhile, Adrianne Carmine is a woman that has become a survivor after living a tough life that no one deserves.
Amanda, the mother, has a strong desire for making sure the lives of her children are perfect. Also, she immoderately nags Tom and Laura. Furthermore, this ultimately becomes a big problem that leads to the destruction of the family’s relationships. In addition, Tom is a young, ambitious and adventurous man who isn’t satisfied with his life, and he abandons his family at the end of the
Hurston’s Their Eyes Were Watching God displayed a forever long journey of Janie Crawford. Set in the 1930’s Janie was expected to marry and have children. However, Janie’s idea of marriage was a bit different than her concerned Nanny’s. Nanny did not want her granddaughter, Janie, to be a house maid as she was. So when a prosperous suitor made his feelings for Janie apparent, Nanny arranged for Janie and Logan Killicks to be Wed.
The conflict is probably the most important of what we have discussed so far. In “The Story of an Hour” the conflict is based on Mrs. Mallard and herself. She is fighting against the fact to be joyful about her husband’s death because she can be free; she is trying to mourn for her husband, “She was beginning to recognize this thing that was approaching to possess her, and she was striving to beat it back with her will--as powerless as her two white slender hands would have been.” (Chopin, paragraph 10, sentences 1-3). Despite that, her joy eventually consumes her, when Mr. Mallard comes home, she dies for lack of joy, or more accurately, she dies of shock, her heart is just too weak to sustain so much excitement at once. In “The Interloper” the conflict is between Ulrich and George, “The two enemies stood glaring at one another for a long silent moment.