Also how Slavery happened back then .In the life of Frederick Douglass and the slave girl , what i have read so far is that both was taken from their mother and was a slave . Frederick and Shymia was just a toddler . They both couldn't see their family and had to sleep on the cold damp floor , had only 2 pair of clothing per year or seasons .Slavery and family are central themes that are similar in both slave girl California and The narrative of the life of Frederick Douglass . However , there are very opposing themes such as money and gender as
“Desiree’s Baby” is a about a girl named Desiree who was found as a baby by Madame Valmondé and was raised her as her own without knowing about her origin. Eighteen years later a man named Armand Aubigny saw her and fell in love with her not caring about Desiree’s origin. He marries her and gives her a family of her own. Desiree has a baby and Armand has becomes soft .The baby turns three months old and rumors and gossips around L’Abri plantation and suddenly the joy that Desiree and Armand once felt goes away. Armand questions Desiree about her heritage and accuses her of not being white since the baby they had is black.
Her enforced social role, the ‘paradoxical position of mothers in patriarchy’, has restricted her from releasing her own warlike aggression. She can, however, raise her child to do so, and it is in this way that she, too, can fight for Rome — through her son. Volumnia feels aggression on her son’s part. She delights in the idea that he has fought and been bloodied: ‘it more becomes a man’ to have battle wounds than golden trophies. She says ‘the breast of Hecuba looked not lovelier than Hector’s forehead when it spit forth blood’ – the love between mother and baby and a heaving bosom did not look half as attractive to Volumnia as a man who bled from fighting his enemy.
He very strongly debates with her over the question of why he is not able to talk about his child as the husband, on the other hand, has accepted the death. Time has passed, and he might be more likely now to say, “That’s the way of the world,” than “The world’s evil.” He did grieve, but the outward indications of his sadness were quite different from those of his wife. Despite the man’s lack of unaccepted grief, he gives his best effort to sympathize with the woman.The man exclaiming “I will find out now - you must tell me dear.” is a confusing blend of harshness and reassurance. He demands to be explained with much applied authority yet he ends the sentence with a familiar and loving noun. At the same time, when the poet wrote “He said to gain time: ‘What is it you see,’”, his intentions of extending the time period can be associated with frustration and hurry.
In “Bedecked”, Redel raises attention about the different approaches to parenting in a situation when a parent’s son is more flamboyant than society would deem acceptable. Redel can handle the criticism and “other mothers looking”, but wanted none of it to change the purity of how her son “loves a beautiful thing not for what it means- / this way or that”(16-17). She ends her poem by asking readers if their “heart was ever once that brave”, for going against social norms and not confining to them (21-20). In addition to the older woman and younger man double standard, Calbert's “In Praise of My Young Husband” lists examples of the world’s different romances to note that there is not just one single type: “young lovers like to drink too much / and make a drunken, careless love, / why couples always cook so much” (19-22). Romance comes in all different forms and sizes, and Calbert understands that along with these she apprends why people fall in and out of love.
The primary conflict within Shakespeare’s “The Taming of the Shrew” involves Petruchio’s attempt to “tame” his wife, Katherine. conflict is obviously a person vs person confrontation and exists within their courting and marriage process. In terms of “taming,” Petruchio does not desire to help his wife overcome some form of savage mental illness or anything so valorous. Rather, he desires to assert his dominance over her hot headedness. While she is initially presented in a negative light when compared to her beautiful sister, Bianca, Katherine is then presented positively when she decides to conform to her husband’s wishes—in both behavioral and ideological fashions.
In A Doll House by Henrik Ibsen, feminism and meninism show their opposition in the marriage between Torvald and Nora. Torvald’s male patriarchal role in his family clashes against Nora’s expected housewife role. Nora is put in a situation where she feels that it is necessary to put herself into a male role of being in the workforce. The one thing that is holding Nora back is Torvald’s belittlement and hostility towards women stepping out of line by wanting to take over men’s roles. Throughout the play, Nora transitions into an independent and strong woman through realizations of the true nature of her marriage with Torvald, despite the societal roles and exploitation of women in the 1870s.
He impregnated his wife; and she unknowingly, gave birth to his siblings. If Oedipus suffered only a broken heart he would still have his sight. However, Oedipus realized that not only was his mother his lover, she was one of the one that failed him the most in that by not killing him herself she forfeited his opportunity for
Just by looking at the title, Nora is portrayed as a doll since her husband treated her as if she were one. Nora wanted this to change and she decided she wanted to do something about it due to the fact that the society at the time was a male dominant one. Nora at first, used to listen to her husband and she didn’t stand up for herself. She strives to accomplish the ideal image that is set by the society and her husband. Nora is considered really different from the other female characters in “A Dollhouse”.
This decision baffles David as he was never fond of Petrus, and the relationship he has with Pollux. In Petrus’ character we can identify the power he obtains gender wise, but also the lack of power David has against him socially. Petrus is absent when the home invasion occurs, and also ignored Davis’s plea of reporting Pollux to the authorities because Pollux is family. Nevertheless, he offers Lucy protection by agreeing to marry her even though he already has two wives. “Patterns of plural marriages also overwhelmingly attest to the dominance of males”, we see the exchange of women between men but not vice versa.