Mildred’s constant addiction to gadgets represents her denial towards her problems and the little desire she has towards a better life. Her ignorance is another of her great weaknesses since she lives in a world where her feelings don’t matter and is easily influenced by tv and propaganda which explains her obsess towards hair dye and a soap opera family, even when Guy tries to talk to her all she seems able to talk about is her “family”, he tries to talk to her into reading some of the books he has found but she’s just worried that Captain Beatty might show up and “burn the house and the ‘family’” and asks him “why should I read?” “what for?” (34, Bradbury). Mildred doesn’t understand what she’s feeling and therefore prefers little amounts of superficial happiness that only give her joy for a little while, instead of reading and exterminating her ignorance because she’s too afraid to understand what is really happening inside of
The motif of beauty in Charlotte Brontë’s Jane Eyre emphasizes the attributes of most importance to society, which consequently lead to the negligence of an individual’s identity. For instance, the emphasis that Adèle Varens places on external beauty causes her to become ignorant of her internal characteristics. The vast amount of tragedies this young character overcame caused her to distract herself through the
Infatuation is seen between Bingley and Jane. Bingley brings up her beauty many times but does not know much about her. These intense feelings for her beauty are the only feelings he shows in the novel. In addition, Jane is overwhelmed with his good looks and wealth. Love at first sight does not mean happiness or trust and may lead to a hole in many of the important parts of a relationship, for example confidence.
Among all the characters in this story, there is one that some readers wish they knew more about: Ms. Myrtle Wilson. Though she was one of the most essential characters in this book, there seems to be little known about Mrs.Wilson. In The Great Gatsby, Fitzgerald presents Myrtle Wilson as a selfish woman who lacks morals and does not care how her actions affect others, when in reality, she just wanted to fit in and feel important. Myrtle Wilson is the wife of George Wilson, the car repairman in the low-class region between West Egg and New York; she is also Tom Buchanan’s mistress. Fitzgerald first describes Myrtle as having a “thickish figure,” “faintly stout,” and explains that her face “contained no facet or gleam of beauty,” but her actions and personality make up for her lack of physical perfection (Fitzgerald 25).
The sneaking of macaroons put up with a result of Nora’s role as a child within the marriage. The macaroons show that Nora is not the perfect doll that Torvald tries to mold her into; nevertheless, she is not able to think of any other way where she can prove herself like her husband’s doll. Still, she tries to disguise her real personality and is constantly lying about many things. She hasn’t been taken seriously and treated with very less respect by her husband. Her lies are less a thought of her own character and more a reflection of her husband’s surroundings .She does feel the need to keep up her self –respect, while satisfying her own needs.
Due to the lack of a loving relationship, the Buchanans cheat on each other constantly without care. Tom has an affair with Myrtle Wilson, who is engaged to George Wilson. Daisy forgives Tom for doing so because of his affluence: “Once in a while I go off on a spree and make a fool of myself, but I always come back, and in my heart I love her all the time." (Fitzgerald 251-252). Daisy was a trophy wife; Tom did not truly love her, for he is married to her because of her beauty.
She is also very manipulative when it comes to men. Men would do anything for Daisy at the drop of a hat. Daisy Miller is just a misunderstood girl that was not used to European standards for a woman. She just wanted to be noticed. Daisy was a foreigner and she did not know how to properly act or how to be classy around the people that have always held such high standard in Europe.
He does not speak to many people when he accompanies Mr. Bingley to the ball which the Bennet sisters attended. “Elizabeth remained, with no very cordial feelings towards him. She told her friends the story however with great spirit among her friends; for she had a lively, playful disposition, which delighted in anything ridiculous.” She chooses to find humor in his unappealing personality, turning her initial hurt into fuel for her insults and jokes towards Mr. Darcy which she discusses with her close friend Charlotte
Instead of being kind and doing whatever it takes to keep men happy, she is described as “the devil” and having “evil in every pocket (192).” The reason for it is because she does not act like a woman from her era, she is difficult and, in some cases, unpleasant to be around, traits not usually associated with women of the 1950s. Within the novel she steals thirty thousand dollars, manipulates and even kills. She is depicted as being “death herself (252)” because of how easily she breaks out of the mold that is pictured when thinking of women in the 1950s. Despite how much she seems to cross that line, she is also very feminine and alluring. Easy describes her flaws, such as eyes that are too close together as endearing and adding to her façade of a vulnerable damsel in distress.
Indeed, after several scenes Blanche uses her power of seduction in order to manipulate men and reach her objectives. She is, by far, in opposition with the theme of purity, the author reveals that Blanche is a liar. Indeed she is saying that she has been hiring from her job, which is not the truth. Blanche is one the most interesting character in the story because she does not fit to some gender stereotypes, this difference makes her attractive and