Bell Hooks is an American author, also she has an American book award. In her book especially chapter seven which is about “Feminist Manhood”, Bell indicated that many young women fear if they call themselves feminist, they will not be attracted to men anymore, but the truth that feminism does not hurt men. She proved her claim by explaining the women role in the society, and giving example in women who have jobs that could help the whole community, then she said that females are pillars of our community if the pillar collapse, the whole community will shut down. Finally, she thinks that the problem comes from males who have done many examples which consider against women, and blame them that the problem from them. Bell`s purpose is to explain women role in the community in order to make it obviously for men to think many times and understand women role.
She acts this way because this is the first time she did not get what she wanted. Another way Walker shows how Dee is hateful is when she wants her mom to be something she is not. "In real life I am a large, big boned woman, with strong, man looking hands" (60). The imagery in this quote shows how the mother feels about herself and this is not what Dee wants her to look or be like. The poem and short story use both, figurative language and imagery to reveal the quilt as a symbol for a mother's love and family heritage.
Dr. Jordan notes that Grace is the only woman he wishes to marry, and after losing his memory during the Civil War refers to his wife Faith as Grace...he [also] wants Grace’s story for both personal and professional reasons” (Toron, para. 10). Unlike everyone else around her, Grace holds on to what she truly wants without revealing it to others. Her behavior, although cryptic and suspicious at times, allows the reader to sympathize with her because although her desires are not explicitly stated, it can be inferred that she desires her freedom above
Faulkner is one of the most celebrated writers in American literature usually and southern literature specifically. His first published Story “A rose for Emily”, is one of the most famous that an American has written. Faulkner captured Southern Gothic in this short story by giving the story a moody and forbidding atmosphere. “A Rose for Emily” depicts southern gothic literature through the characters, the setting, and the mysteries and secrets. The First thing that makes this story southern gothic literature is the characters.
She tries to ignore all the affections that she doesn’t want from her husband. As the poem comes to an end the speaker talks to the ladies from an experience that if you do such and such, it would make your more wiser and happier. A woman must remember her importance and cherish her values as a strong individual. “Value yourselves, and men despises/ you must be proud, if you’ll be wise” (23-24). She ends the poem with a strong inspirational opinion, that even if a man breaks you down and does not value you, you have to value yourself, and must be proud of yourself, and for that you will be
Throughout her story “Everyday Use”, Alice Walker conveys the artifacts and ideas we value and choices we make shape our identity as a person. The two central characters, Mama and her daughter, Dee (Wangero), undergo transformations throughout the story. Dee undergoes transformations once she reaches society and is not repressed by her culture, which she so desperately hated. However, when she visits engage, she loves the artifacts from her culture and see them as a piece of art. Mama and Dee undergo big transformations as they face a daughter and mother conflict against their heritage.
Rowlandson’s references to Christianity began even before the depiction of her capture. The importance of religion in the Puritan society is evidenced throughout the text so much so that it may seem patent that all social judgments by her and those around her rely upon correctly biblically behavior. Mary Rowlandson also described how she tried to acknowledge the Sabbath day while captive, within the Fifth Remove. She wrote: “When the Sabbath came they bade me go to work. I told them it was the Sabbath day, and desired them to let me rest, and told them I would so as much more tomorrow; to which they answered me they would break my face.
Some say it’s just a poem, others say it’s about the stages in life, and the other few people find it in a more biblical way. Religion was important to Dickinson. She wanted to make sure she could include it into her poems. Dickinson’s religion is something that made her who she was. Poems should reflect on things such as emotions, subjects that are important, and personal experiences.
At the beginning of the story, the woman is prescribed a “cure” for her “problems.” The woman’s husband wanted to make sure that his wife only rested and did nothing else because he thought would involve brainpower. It might not seem like it at first, but the diary is much more than just a collection of thoughts. Because the woman kept the journal, it symbolizes how she will not let the wallpaper and her husband control her life. It was a symbol of rebellion. However, despite how much the woman tried, she still let the wallpaper take over her, and the reader
She wanted “husbands [to] know that their wives had sense like them. They see, and smell, and have palettes for both sweet and sour” (4.3.105-107). Emilia was speaking up for other women and wanted their husbands to know that their wives are also humans, and have the same emotions that men do. Women were supposed to be obedient and have no opinion, but Emilia disobeyed these rules and openly expressed her opinions. No male during this time would have suspected anything similar to this of their wife, but the fact that Shakespeare even wrote about it hints to readers that Shakespeare may have believed in equality for women.