In the second-to-last stanza, it appears that the woman had decided that the knight had fully learned his lesson, and they were able to have a happy relationship. The last stanza seems to be an ideal that the Wife of Bath holds. Instead of wives being, “meek and young and fresh in bed,” the Wife of Bath wishes for men to be held to that same standard. She also prays that any man who, “won’t be governed by their wives” to be killed, meaning that she wants men to hold the same amount of respect for their romantic partner as anyone else, otherwise they should be punished. These stanzas offer a satisfying conclusion, while also adding in the Wife of Bath’s ideas of gender equality and respect.
Dede realizes she and her husband “don’t talk anymore,” Jamito bosses Dede around, and keeps to himself (188). But, many of these problems started at the very beginning of their marriage, “Dede… [was] already beginning to compromise with the man she was set to marry” not long after they were engaged (79). Its observed that from the beginning, Dede and Jamito’s marriage if full of trouble. Research shows that when spouses “were distressed, their marriages followed a negative trajectory over time” (Dush et all). This means that the worse Dede or Jamito worried, the worse the marriage got.
Furthermore, on page 130, while Jefferson talks up to Grant, he tries to anger him by insulting his girlfriend and testing his patience. Both of these interactions take place in cases where Jefferson shows signs of opening up to others, but they are also instances of how little Jefferson loves or cares about those who care about him. On page 139, this is addressed when Jefferson has another conversation with Grant a couple of days later. When talking with Jefferson, Grant tells him, “no matter how bad off we are,’ I said, ‘we still owe something. You owe something, Jefferson.
This shows that John is a merciful being and desires forgiveness from his wife and God, therefore demonstrating traits of a good man. Furthermore, John has a heated argument with his wife, due to his encounter with Abigail, alone. Although, he thinks his wife will doubt him, she states on the contrary, “I do not judge you. The magistrate sits in your heart that judges you. I never thought you but a good man, John - only somewhat bewildered” (55).
Katniss and Odysseus are similar heroic characters in that they are both brave and clever, but their idea of selflessness is different, One similarity that both heroes have is bravery. Katniss shows this through her fight with the Capital. One example is when Katniss decides to nominate herself for the Hunger Games. Katniss has always protected Prim. After their father’s death, Katniss begins supporting her family.
First complication she encountered was George acting strange because the thought of war made him into a stranger that the man she once loved will be change and what was going on in George’s mind was his duty he has to give to his country and Edithas love. But still she manipulated him still into doing things her way and promising her that he will never drink again “Promise me,” she commanded that you’ll never teach it again!”(Howells 381) “You don’t belong to your country, and you have a sacred charge to keep yourself strong and well for your country sake” (Howells 381) Georges death surprises her; never in her mind did it cross her mind that her loved one could die. But she remembered her duty that George had told her before he was sent off to war “If anything happens to me I want you to help my mother out “ (Howells 382) As she meet Mr. and Mrs. Gearson they scolded her for sending George away. Editha ideals of war were different from George’s because of her George is dead. Because he loves her enough to sacrifice his well-being for
Anne weakly addresses how death will affect her love for her husband by saying that while “we live, in love let’s so persever/ That when we live no more we may live ever.” Her intentions were to spend the rest of her life loving her husband since it was limited by death. Their love was going to be their legacy as she indicated through the phrase, “we may live ever.” Elizabeth’s view of her love for Robert completely demolishes Anne’s as she says that “if God choose, I shall but love thee better after death.” Elizabeth creates a sense of sanctity through her words as they strike the heart directly. These words were chosen by her to completely end her poem and finish illustrating the extent of her love for Robert. Speaking about the concept of afterlife and heaven, Elizabeth asserts that when she eventually passes, she will continue to love him in the after life. Moreover, this phrase can also be defined as showing that no matter what happens, even death, her love for Robert will never be destroyed and will remain
Another instance in which Cyrano reveals his heroic character is when he assists Christian in winning Roxane’s love. Cyrano continue his actions on the battlefield by risking his life to deliver letters to Roxane. After Christian’s death Cyrano upholds the lie of their relationship to protect Roxane and respect Christian’s death. These actions came with great sacrifice from Cyrano’s character. His suffering and hardship was endured for happiness of others, which makes him both honorable and
Abigail employs strategies of emotionally charged words and phrases that only a mother can say to her son. In her letter she opens the letter with the phrase, “MY DEAR SON”. This phrase is notable because of the effects that it is intended to give to the audience, her son John Quincy Adams, she is setting a mood and tone of a loving and compassionate mother. She is using the position of her authority as his mother to push him her love for him is why she knows this trip is great thing for him. The reader can see that Abigail loves her
The letters reveal Abigail's deep love for her the pulsating loneliness she experienced due to long periods of separation from her husband, John Adams, and her commitment to achieve more than the goals set for women of the era in which she lived. Bober begins with a lengthy chronology that contrasts political and personal event, and includes a family tree and local maps. 3. The reason of this document existing is for Abigail Adams to pen a letter to her husband, John Adams, asking him to please “remember the ladies” in the “new code of laws” (Adams 2). She wrote, “I desire you would Remember the Ladies, and be more generous and favourable to them than your ancestors.