33). We can see that even the queen was disrespected just because of her gender. An interesting finding surely is that women have been judged when guilty by different standards than men. “Wound for wound, you shall pay.” (pg. 72) judges the chorus Clytemnestra after being found guilty of Agamemnon.
The weeping woman has dark eyes that a person perceive as blind or eyes that is now unable to see or it can be said that she doesn’t want to see the world anymore. Her eyes are wide blindly open that can be a feeling of shock. Her eyes are full of tears that are overflown to her cheeks in almost every direction. The reddish maroon color near her eyes and tears can be perceived as bloody tears, which is again part of her pain. The excoriated face of this weeping woman is indulged in three specific colors.
Of course, we still have issues regarding gender stereotypes even in the most developed countries. Where our own selves are usually characterized as being 'young, slim with beauty that has to meet the accepted standards' or we are often associated with being 'housewives'. However, strong women like us have contributed greatly in the fields of education, sports, politics, etc. and over time there have been many women who have overcome those stereotypes and have proven to be very powerful in their roles. Probably one of the worst mothers in Greek mythology- Medea, the protagonist of the tragedy play 'Medea' written by Euripides, is known for her desire for revenge against her unfaithful husband Jason.
She is, in most ways presented as the typical damsel in distress who marries the rich, mysterious guy, and ultimately needs saving. This is shown time and time again through the Marquis’ dominant nature and his total power over her. EXAMPLE FROM STORY! The Bloody Chamber deals with objectification of women, but the author does give the main character, and the other female characters for that matter, more detail so that they become something other than victims. Additionally, the reader is presented with an actual strong female character.
Flora then has an outburst against the governess. This can be seen as Flora being possessed by Miss Jessel. Flora in the governesses eyes suddenly becomes “hard and ugly” when she says "incomparable childish beauty had suddenly failed she was literally, she was hideously hard; she had turned common and almost ugly." she then says “you little unhappy thing” the reader can assume that the governess has now realized that Flora is possessed and she has finally figured it out. The governess once again can be seen to care deeply about Mile and Flora when she says “I’ve done my best, but I’ve lost you” this shows how she actually
It also worsened their physical states. Medea is depicted as a vulnerable character who is in need of sympathy crying and refusing food. Philoctetes is also a weak character.The repetition of words such as “pain”, “abandoned”,and “agony” help in clarifying what Philoctetes exactly felt.He was very open and clear about his emotions.The nurse also offered a precise image of Medea’s state and despondency. These are the after effects of exile on both characters. Medea now hates her children and Philoctetes wishes the generals who left him a miserable punishment.
A woman being outspoken and opinionated was rare and unwanted; a woman with a voice was a woman without a husband. Women who had a voice often were heavily influenced by male counterparts and were of higher social class. This perspective seems to go hand in hand with Portia as although she is wealthy and beautiful, she is opinionated in the lottery by her father and uses her own intelligence when saving Antonio. Portia is an intellectual women whom father died when she was young, leaving her in the company with her friend Nerissa. When we see the women together we see their mischievous attitudes not only mock Portia suitors, but also come together to test their husbands.
Did you know that Mathilde and Emily have somewhat in common? Yes they essentially do, and it is that they demand so much that they cannot let go of some kind of entity. As for both, they do vary in how they are analyzed though their actions, or their characteristics. Deep down somewhere, those women’s circumstances were immoral in many habits. To illustrate, both women inside felt incomplete that they lost what they desired.
“that of the sexually liberated and educated courtesan or the pure, sexuallycontrolled, uneducated wife” (Srinivasan,2006,p161). Courtesans were the only women who had the opportunity and the right to learn to read, sing or dance. The uniquely cultured public women who were proficient in arts and were ‘endowed with winsome qualities” were called ganikas. Many evidences of the high cultural value and allowance of education to these ganikasare presented in works like “Kamasutra” and “Arthashastra”. In part six of Kamasutra “the legendary author, Vatsayana advises the courtesan to be skilled in sixty four arts that define a cultured person.
In eye socket of Xiao Ning Er, but also is in tears, suddenly faces forward several steps, throws to the Nie Li bosom, felt that Nie Li Aura, she felt is calm and steady and steadfast. Nie Li has gawked, immediately has patted the shoulder of Xiao Ning Er, cared that asked: „Went to Heavenly Note Sect, do some people bully you? If some people bully you, I help you tidy up