The theme of love is also presented. When Ammu (Rahel and Estha’s mother) falls in love with Velutha (an untouchable) it shows that love has no boundaries and it cannot be tamed by the rules and regulations of the society. But love might have some consequences, and when the family found out about their relationship, Velutha was brutally killed by the police. Roy through this scene portrayed the mentality and the thinking of the society. How unwelcoming it was at that time.
Juan Pedro is in love with his family and wants to take care of them. The corruption of money had a huge effect on Juan Pedro. Since Juan Pedro is poor he is not able to provide money for his family and took out his frustration on his wife. In Woman Hollering Creek Sandro Cisneros illustrates that the corruption of money makes you do crazy things. In Woman Hollering Creek the story starts off with Cleofilas getting married to Juan.
The film starts with Shalini contemplating suicide but lacking the strength to do so. She is portrayed as an alcoholic and depressed person waiting for an escape from her negligent second husband. She is the kind of mother who is so immersed in her own troubles that she couldn 't gather any care for her daughter. Living in a luxurious flat in which everything is provided, she feels like a prisoner. Though a victim herself, she tries to use the kidnap of her own daughter as an escape from her unhappy life.
Then, Abigail, not thinking straight, wonders why John Proctor won’t leave his wife for her and she says, “Oh, I marvel how such a strong man may let a such a sickly wife be - she is blackening my name in the village! She is telling lies about me! She is cold, sniveling woman, and you bend to her! Let her turn you like a -” (23-24). John is married and he doesn’t want to leave Elizabeth.
Mrs. Bennet is overdramatic when it comes to finding husbands for each of her daughters, whereas Mr. Bennet could care less if his daughters find a handsome, wealthy man, he just likes to joke around and make fun of his wife because she is foolish. Together they are an example of how not to treat each other in a marriage. Mrs. Bennet is always nagging and thinks she is a perfect match maker when in reality she really doesn’t know a lot about real love. The marriage between Mr. and Mrs. Bennet can be rocky at times but they
From Innocuous Girl to Fearless Woman: Medea’s Strategy to Navigating a Misogynistic Society Euripides’ play Medea, which tells the story of Medea, a young girl from a faraway land who lost everything because she sacrificed for a man who eventually left her — same old story. Medea gives modern audiences a peek into the society that Euripides lived Medea Euripides’ Medea exemplifies the ideas of misogyny and discrimination of non-Greeks. To start, Medea is one of many women in mythology that comes to be victim of a misogynistic society. At first she is depicted as a sweet, innocent young girl who is struggling between choosing to leave with Jason because she is ‘in love with him’, weighing the things she would be giving up all ties to her family and family name. Even though she is intelligent enough to know it is not worth it, the plot is manipulated so that she must succumb to the magic of Eros, demonstrating that as a woman she is has very little autonomy and self-determination.
Without hesitation, Mariam’s father, Jalil, urges her to get married to a random shoemaker named Rasheed. Time passes by and the author gives us details about the multiple types of abuse that Rasheed inflicts on Mariam. Soon Laila is introduced in part two of the story as an innocent young girl who is determined to accomplish her educational goals. She, however, quickly becomes a victim of neglect from her mother. Nevertheless, she feels content about the support she has from her father and her friends, mainly, her best friend named Tariq, who seems to somehow become a part of her and consume all of her thoughts.
She is apparently quiet after her boyfriend has told her he do not want children. She is actually shattered and she murders her children. It seems a little exaggerated, but it is a consequence of all the situations she has repressed during her life. As Cixous explains ‘’every woman has known the torment of getting up to speak: a double distress.’’(Cixous, p. 351) It is necessary that women must speak up their minds, the female’s character in Love, forever is a victim of a patriarchal society that defines women’s expected
The way she dresses, denies the oppressive full covering, and can be interpreted as her way of challenging the oppression. However, for Laila, Fariba was no longer illustrated as the carefree liberal woman she once was, but rather a mother who is distant and prioritize her sons over everybody. Fariba’s negligence of her family brought Babi and Laila closer. Although there is not an obvious direct male dominance over Fariba, but in a way her sons have control over her life. Ever since her sons left for war, she longed for them every day.
Panchaali is informed that she has been gambled away like property, “no less so than a cow or a slave” (PI, 190). When she is dragged into the hall, the whole court stares at her, but worst of all is that her husbands send “tortured glances but sat paralyzed” (PI, 191). She is stripped of all ornaments, yet the ultimate shame is the command to take off her sari, the only item of clothing protecting her from “a hundred male eyes burning through me” (PI, 191). she forced to expose her vulnerable body to male eyes, reduced to the status of an object lost by her husband. In the novel, Panchaali describes the situation thus: “The worst shame a woman could imagine was about to befall me – I who had thought myself above all harm, the proud and cherished wife of the greatest kings of our time” (PI, 193).