In Kathryn Stockett’s novel, The Help, characters’ actions demonstrate the importance of finding one’s inner voice and making right decisions even though they go against social prejudice. As the novel suggests, women live in Jackson are expected to play the role of virtuous wives and caring mothers. Miss Celia is one of the characters that suffers from the gender stereotype and is not able to control their own life. Fortunately, she finally overcomes these gender norms and decides to present her true self. After the Benefit, Minny tells Celia the pie story about Miss Hilly, which motives Celia to cut down the Mimosa tree.
Calpurnia serves as an amazing role model and mother figure to the children, and yet Aunt Alexandra wants to fire her. She had raised Jem and Scout, and plays an indispensable part of their lives, showering them with discipline, structure, and love. Aunt Alexandra, however, barely existed in the children 's lives up until she moved into the Finch’s home, yet she inflicts great injustice on Calpurnia by failing to recognize the necessitous part of the family that Calpurnia fills. Scout even overhears Aunt Alexandra saying, "...you 've got to do something about her. You 've let things go on too long Atticus, too long.
The conferences aimed to “reflected news deemed suitable for women's and society pages" (Beasley 11). This began the changing of the traditional role of First Lady and women in media as a whole. Women were able to have opinions on important issues and a voice in society. This greatly impacted women who would later follow her shoes, such as Julia Tyler, Florence Harding, and Grace Coolidge. These three female leaders were known for their positive acceptance in the press.
No I am brave.” In the second quote, Coraline is trying to calm herself down and conquering her fears to save her real parents. Without thinking or having to save her parents, she wouldn’t be able to conquer her fears and save them. The other quotes in Coraline are: “Then she hugged her mother so tightly that her arms began to ache. Her mother hugged Coraline back.” In the third quote, Coraline missed her real parents, and her arms starting to ache shows that she loves her real parents, even though that they ignore her and treat her quite badly. The last sentence of the first quote explains that her actual mother also loves her back.
Some traditions can be seen as a way of comfort and a way of bringing the family together, and in some circumstances it might ruin someone's life. In the novel, Like Water for Chocolate by Laura Esquivel, it reveals family conflict about traditions, and how it can cause a person to become captive. Tita, the youngest daughter of Mama Elena, is unwillingly following a tradition that doesn’t allow her to marry and to serve her mother until she dies. Pedro is Tita’s lover and they wish to marry, but Mama Elena opposes it. Then Mama Elena introduces Tita’s older sister, Rosaura, who is free.
Louise Mallard in a story of The Story of an Hour is a beautiful character. She has made a just choice by asking her husband to take her to the outside world instead of staying in her house forever because of her heart condition. Her action is very wise when she is keep asking her husband to take her to the outside world because she wants to get out there to live a life she always wanted, and go to her favorite places. She is keep asking her husband over and over again, but the answer is always a no. Brently, who is Louise husband, gets to go around the world and take picture to bring it back home to show it to Louise.
Addie and Anse were not good parents because their children had to learn everything on their own, this also includes emotions and feelings. Maybe the reason for Addie’s reasoning for the way she treats her children. She was born in a family that caused her to be isolated and lonely, which leads her rushing into marriage Anse. Therefore, for all her life, Addie felt neglected and when she married Anse she hoped for a change. When she was pregnant with Cash she would that she would finally be something, that her presence would be put upon others, and she would finally achieve the meaning of life.
Researchers claim that self-acceptance leads to being satisfied in life both directly and in directly (Ceyhan, A & Ceyhan, E 2011; Choy & Moneta 2002). When the woman makes the discovery that her past lover is not the right person to be in her life, she is making a decision that will leads to her accepting herself the way that she is, which will leave her feeling content in the decisions that she makes for both her and her child. This demonstrates a form of confidence because by her making her own decisions for her own happiness, she starts to bring out the self-acceptance that dwells within
Although De Pizan strongly believes that a woman is capable of anything she emphasizes on encouraging women to protect their reputation and staying away from anything that might harm their character or reputation. This meant staying pure, and untilted by the lies of men. For example De pizan writes, “Women who do not act like this are going against their own nature” (789). In addition Lady Reason, Lady Justice, and Lady Rectitude carry with them symbolic artifacts that are used to support the idea of a good moral character. Lady Reason carries with her a mirror that represents clarity.
Gatsby kinda goes a bit overboard by pressuring her to tell tom right away so I do understand why daisy didn 't leave since daisy doesn 't feel like she belongs in gatsby world she only wants to be rich and live the lifestyle she been living since the day that she meet tom. The only reason daisy talked to gatsby at that moment was because her parents told daisy she should go to to the soldiers that stopped by to eat at her home it was her duty to find a husband thats can take care of her