Rayona feels that Ida does not care about her well-being and prefers to not have the responsibility of watching over her. Rayona yearns for Ida’s affection and love. Rayona loses hope in her family relationship with Ida as she expresses a bitter feeling of being neglected. This lack of trust caused by the unknown information of Rayona shows these secrets are amplified by how they are kept. Ida choosing to not tell Rayona more about herself and spending time with her creates a gap in their relationship.
The arranger, usually the father, will most likely be interfering with the marriage, depriving the couple from privacy. Another disadvantage is a lack of love to keep the marriage strong and stable. This disadvantage is what brought the classic tragedy of Romeo and Juliet spiraling down hill. Juliet had no interest whatsoever in her upcoming marriage, and sure enough there was no love involved at all, this is the main “reason she was able to fall in love with Romeo, because her heart wasn't taken by her soon-to-be-spouse”. Summer Arthur.
The narrator shows no empathy for Robert’s devastating loss; instead he chooses to focus on physical factors of Robert’s marriage to Buelah. He is too preoccupied with the idea that she was perfectly content with Robert never seeing her physical appearance as well as with the fact that she was a woman of color. Robert’s metaphorical blindness is shown here through his inability to empathize with Robert on his life, marriage, and loss. Instead all he could do was pity his life and accept the fact that it “was beyond [his] understanding”
To justify his actions Richard claims that in order to change, “ He cannot afford to admire his parents[. ]How could he and still pursue a contrary life?”(341). This painful determination makes Richards relationship with his parents cold and superficial. Hence, Richard cannot even share a simple conversation with his parents for the sake of his success. Moreover, Richard is embarrassed by his parent’s humble background.
The book The You I’ve Never Known has very weak family values, which would cause the Puritans to disapprove of the novel. Ariel’s dad speaks badly about her grandparents. He says she only needs him. Her dad claims they aren't good people and he wants nothing to do with them. Ariel’s dad has made sure she never meets any of her family.
The unnamed narrator is self-absorbed, concerned only with how the visit with Robert will affect him. At the same time, the narrator lacks self-awareness. He pities Robert’s wife, Beulah, because her husband could never look at her, never realizing that he doesn’t actually know his own wife despite the fact that he can see her. Theres different narrative views such as: the view of "Bub" himself, the wife, and Robert. As the story goes on, the narrator's tone and improperness changes from corrosive to warm and educated.
While defying society's standards Edna Pontellier proved how different she was from Adèle. Leonce displays his frustration with how his wife, Edna, treats him, “He thought it very discouraging that his wife, who was the sole object of his existence, evinced so little interest in things which concerned him, and valued so little his conversation” (Chopin 6). Encircling the Pontelliers’ marriage was dissatisfaction due to Edna’s rejection of her duties as a mother and wife. Although Adèle has a disconnection with Edna’s personality she still displays friendliness while staying true to her own nature. Adèle is the epitome of what society considers an ideal woman, which helps show how different she is from Edna, “Many of them were delicious in the role; one of them was the embodiment of every womanly grace and charm.
By using words the literal words ‘no friend’ and ‘none to participate in my joy’ Walton is admitting to his vulnerability and lack of privilege. By admitting to his lack of privilege he is telling his sister that he wants a companion. His sister fails to be a companion because she
Ophelia’s doubts of Hamlet’s love are planted when she is conversing with her brother, Laertes, and her father, Polonius. The two men in her family do not trust Hamlet and do not want Ophelia to marry Hamlet. This conflict results in Polonius and Laertes telling Ophelia that Hamlet does not care about her, he is only
She did not mean her husband; she was thinking of Robert Lebrun” (Chopin 102). Thus, as she was not devoted to her husband she did not fill her role as a wife and mother. It was not in Edna’s nature to be attentive or loving towards her husband and their children. This was looked down upon by society because the belief was that the mother is supposed to give up her life for them. Léonce, her husband, was also very disapproving in Edna’s lack of motherly care for their