In other words, this clearly describes the change in Elisa from the beginning that was described as strong and masculine to weak and frustrated women displaying her feminine emotions. Tinker is also a clever man who uses Elisa for his advantage, where on the other hand Elisa finds his lifestyle to be interesting. But when Elisa desires to have this lifestyle Tinker reminds Elisa of her gender as he states, “It ain’t the right kind of a life for a woman” (Steinbeck, 805). This line by Tinker underlines once again that women are weak and aren’t powerful enough to face isolation out at night. Towards, the end of the short story Steinbeck beautiful describes Elisa’s realization that equality cannot be achieved and it is just an illusion that is controlled by men.
Is Blanche the cause for all of this stress in the house now? Scene 4: Blanche feels as though she is an outsider and tries to change Stella’s mind but only draws Stella away from Blanche B begins to feel her desperate situation.contacts her old acquaintance Shep Huntleigh Seems stuck in her past Constant battle between stanley and blanche even though no interaction between the two concepts of life represented by Stanley and Blanche Stella throws herself at Stanley, victory for Stanley this time B called him a savage and a brute, occured on his grounds resentment of B and desire to be rid of her is quite justifiable Scene 5: Start of the breaking of B born under the sign of the virgo means virgin Stanley chooses this moment to ask her about the man named Shaw. Blanche becomes visibly agitated during the cross-examination. At the end, when Stanley leaves, she is trembling and in need of a drink. Foreshadows the past coming to haunt her.
Prior to arriving in Elysian Fields, Blanche has survived the death of her husband and her subsequent sexually promiscuous lifestyle. She goes to Stella hoping for a new beginning, but is instead confronted by all of her past mistakes. Blanche’s road to her nervous breakdown and the asylum was created by her inability to process the tragedies of her life without resorting to illusions. At the tender age of sixteen, Blanche fell in love with a young man named Allan Gray. She was drawn to his sensitive soul, which matched her own, but ignored signs that indicated he was not the man she wanted him to be.
The memory play contains three parts: in the first part, a character undergoes a deeply traumatic experience, the second part is an arrest of time, and in the final part, the character is forced to relive the experience until its meaning become clear. In A Streetcar Named Desire, the memory play format is an affective structure to present Blanche’s guilt. The traumatic experience of the first part is Allan’s suicide after his secret is revealed to Blanche as being a homosexual. Time is arrested whenever Blanche hallucinates, hearing the Varsouviana in her mind which brings sad memories of Allan’s death, and the third part exposes her failure to expiate her past and overcome her guilt over the suicide of her young husband and for her prostitution at Flamingo hotel as she descends into madness (O'Shea
First, Blanche agitated Stanley by turning on the radio, and Stella tried to defend her sister. To escape the “lunacy” (Williams 57) of inebriated Stanley, Blanche suggest Stella “go to that woman’s upstairs”. Stella then runs away to escape the “Drunk--drunk--animal thing” (Williams 57) and gains height in her setting by going to Eunice and Steve’s apartment above. In said situation, she gained haven by freeing herself of dangers. When Stella went upstairs she gained control of her situation.
The selfish Lucy did that because she senses a rivalry and wants to frustrate Elinor. However, as expected Elinor keeps the secret to herself and hides her frustration. This behavior confirms that Elinor is sensible and hides her here emotions very well. The film critic Brain Koller agrees, he says about the Emma Thompson who played the role of Elinor “Thompson is sensible, Winslet is sensitive. But the fires of passion still burn inside Thompson, even though she cloaks them with civility and modesty.” The character shows how she managed to hide her upset emotion and stays realistic and strong to survive the tough reality she was
She believes that marriage is the only way to escape loneliness and the bad reputation that haunts her. She sees Mitch as her only chance for contentment, even though he is far from her ideal. The rape was the only way that Stanley could dominate Blanche and reduces her to his level. In the end, Blanche blindly allows herself to be led away by a kind doctor to a mental asylum. This final scene is the sad culmination of Blanche’s arrogance and total dependence upon men for happiness (Murphy
A fairy tale is a type of short story that typically features folkloric fantasy characters, such as dragons, elves, fairies, giants, talking animals, unicorns or witches. Fairy Stories include special beginning and ending words like ‘’once upon a time’’ and ’’ they lived happily ever after’’. Not only the ending and starting, but also conflict between good and evil is the determining factor of Fairy Stories. Royalty family, magic and enchantments have to be in these stories and they usually teach a lesson or demonstrate important values of the culture. Fairytales can be found in oral and in literary form and it came from the ancient civilization.
The unpleasing experience of becoming-woman is the root cause of Joe’s antipathy to women’s sexuality later in his life. Becoming-woman is not essentially a nugatory experience; rather, it can be a constructive experience of unshackling oneself from one’s socially given self and can be used as a support for artistic creativity as in Gordon’s case in Mosquitoes. However, to someone like Joe whose individuality is already uneven, the experience of becoming-woman can be deeply ominous. What upsets him the most from the incident in the dietitian’s room is neither her genitalia that he might have seen nor castration apprehension. It is the submissiveness and the vulnerability associated with the experience of becoming-woman that he has felt in the closet and his apprehension of losing charge over his body that leads him to spurn and discard women.
Some of the guys grinned at the front of it; in spite of its being smaller and tighter and more starched than her old uniforms, it could no longer hide the fact that she was a woman” (Kesey 320). Being attacked led to the men realizing that she was indeed a woman and not a machine. When her breasts were exposed, she compromised her previous image of masculinity and therefore lost power over the men on the ward. Traditional gender expectations are supported by the implication that Nurse Ratched power over the men because her feminine traits were