Sophocles and Shakespeare created two of literature's most famous heroines Antigone and Juliet. These young woman are similar in some respects and differ in important ways. Both Antigone and Juliet is in conflict with older relatives. Antigone defies Creon because he denies burial for her slain brother similiarly Juliet defies her parents by marrying Romeo. In both plays the heroine chooses death by suicide.
The house is in a super-isolated place. The house represents the narrator 's personal emotions; restricted and isolation. In the story, “The Yellow Wallpaper”, the symbolism of the the wallpaper and the diary demonstrate the psychological difficulties, that were caused by being disrespected and thought less of, during the 19th century for women across the United States. In the “Yellow Wallpaper”, the woman 's husband John neglects her symptoms of postpartum and says she has a slight hysterical tendency. As this progresses, the woman starts to go mad from ignorance and starts to believe there is someone behind the Wallpaper.
For this we see misogyny built throughout many of the scenes and it gives us reasoning as to why Hamlet can not love Ophelia the way we ourselves view love. When we first see Hamlet his mother is getting married, and it’s not to his father either; it’s to his uncle. This
“A Doll House”: The Righteous Deception Henrik Ibsen, the writer of the play “A Doll House,” provides insight on self-righteousness when the character Nora is faced with assisting a loved one and the deception that arose from it. Nora has the most extenuating circumstances for her reasons of dishonesty within the play. Her deceitfulness is created through criminal applications, social expectations, and fear of her husband. Unfortunately, the biggest fabrication, revealed at the end, was the falsehood she said to herself. All of Nora’s deception begins as an act of love for her husband, Torvald.
Eventually, after the preserves had been sitting in the freezing cold for so long they shattered. This also represents Minnie. After Minnie was locked up and abused for so much time, eventually enough was enough and something had to be done about it. George Anderson found a dirty towel in Minnie Wright’s kitchen. He used this object to accuse her of being a very poor housekeeper.
Tom, Nick and Gatsby. Their interactions mirror Fitzgerald’s feelings for his beloved wife and the trials and tribulations they dealt with through their complicated relationship. Daisy is fickle, shallow and bored with her life; she hides behind her wealth when her life becomes complicated instead of making life-changing decisions. Daisy and her husband Tom take their inherited wealth for granted they obtain all they desire and treat people with disrespect and maintain an elitist class. Daisy marriage to Tom provides her with security.
Women in the nineteenth and twentieth century were not treated equally to men; Henrik Ibsen demonstrated this in his play A Doll's House. Throughout the play the protagonist, Nora Helmer, faces disrespect and mistreatment by her husband, Torvald. Nora Helmer is shown as a woman who has manipulated people and lied on countless occasions, but she is a woman who behaves in such a way because she is trapped in her marriage, until she finally escapes and stands as a hero to women of the century. In the first moments of the play Nora is introduced as child-like women who is a seen as a manipulator and liar, but this is only the surface of her character. In deeper look into Nora’s character her manipulative and lying ways were for better outcomes
A series of unfortunate events, is what led to Blanche Dubois’ downfall. Blanche’s actions in response to her husband’s suicide and losing her house caused her to be viewed as a pretentious prostitute in the town she lived in. Blanche tries to start a new life in New Orleans but is never able to get away from her terrible past and only keeps encountering problems. Blanche Dubois’ downfall was caused by her husband 's suicide, losing her house and job, and finally when Stanley exposes her. One of the main reasons that led to Blanche’s downfall was due to her husband’s suicide.
Nora tends to be money hungry and always wants to spend money, so if she wants to get money or get Torvald agree with her, she will refer to herself with the dehumanizing and belittling nicknames that Torvald gives her like “squirrel”, “lark, or “Little Nora”. This shows that despite the fact that Nora does try and pretend to be the role as the perfect housewife, she pretends while she undermines her own husband. Nora, also gets Torvald to hire her friend Mrs. Linde and although Torvald hires her, he has to fire one of his employees named Krogstad. By the cause of this, it is revealed that Nora’s big secret is that she borrowed money from Krogstad and he has evidence and information that Nora forged her dad’s signature after he died to get the loan. This shows that even though Nora seems to pretend to be the role of a perfect housewife to her husband, she is not a perfect
The conflict in this play affects the story as a whole making it end in a tragedy at the end all due to the feud between the Capulets and the Montague and the lack of trust the children have with their parents. In Act One, Scene One, William introduces Lady Capulet and Juliet and they seem very distant with each other especially when Juliet gives her mother one line answers and is very formal when speaking to her addressing her as ‘madam.’ This sets their relationship at a distant place giving the idea to the reader that there is something missing between their relationship. When Juliet is first introduced to the idea of marriage in Act One she is hesitant about the idea saying “It is an honor that I dream not of.”(1.3.68). During scene three is when the idea to marry Count Paris is brought up and discussed