Cleofila's Role As An Obedient Wife

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Therefore although, both stories female protagonists followed their roles as an obedient wife they discovered they no longer wanted to follow those roles giving them the ability to go against their husband’s commands. Moreover, the narrator in Gilman`s story goes against her role as a wife by not being obedient to her husband John when he tells her not to write in her journal. Finally, Cisneros character Cleofila defies her role as a wife by leaving her husband Juan Pedro and returning back home with her father.
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