This chapter reveals that Mrs.Dubose is rude and stuck-up. People are nothing but nice to Mrs.Dubouse, but her rudeness always seems to shine through. Mrs.Dubouse is a rude old lady to both adults and children an example of her being rude is ““...Hey, Mrs.Dubose,” I would receive for an answer, “Don't you say hey to me, you ugly little girl ! you say good afternoon
The houses she has lived in are ones she is ashamed of like the one on Loomis that the nun pointed out, “You live there? The way she said it made me feel like nothing. There. I lived there” (5). Another thing she was ashamed of was her name.
Having two kids and another on its way, she moves as though “tiredness and desperation were written all over her face” (Barker 107). Powerlessness, alongside the persecution and limitations of neediness, diligent work and absence of help leave ladies open to any physical and mental misuse, and, it additionally drives them to utilize viciousness on their kids. For instance, Lisa, in spite of the fact that she cherishes her kids, hits them hard when one of them plays with the merchandise on the general store
Throughout Tennessee William’s ‘A Streetcar Named Desire’ and Sylvia Plath’s ‘The Bell Jar’ feminine ideals of appearance are associates with ablutions and bathing. This is due to the view of water having renewing properties, the mental health associations of bathing within both texts, and the patriarchal view of feminine appearances. In William’s and Plath’s literary works, water is depicted as having renewal properties in the central feminine characters of both plots. In the character of Blanche DuBois this is most notable when she exclaims, “Oh, I feel so goof after my long, hot bath, I feel so good and cool and – rested!”. Blanche’s frequent baths, along with the excessive amount of time spent in the bathroom within the play, exemplify her attempts at purifying herself from the events of past and present.
One individual who expressed this view and promoted socialism was American author Upton Sinclair. Sinclair witnessed poverty in his lifetime in the aftermath of the Civil War and sought to strengthen the power of the working class. He exemplifies these economic beliefs in his fictional novel called The Jungle. The novel traces the journey of a Lithuanian immigrant named Jurgis, who faces unemployment, poverty, and discrimination as a working class man in a capitalist society. Sinclair emphasizes that capitalism is detrimental to the working class, and he proposes that socialism is the solution to economic inequality and the lack of power among the working class.
Carl Sandburg, often referred to as “the poet of the people”, utilized poetry as a means for social reform. Engrossed in the so-called “Gilded Age” of the early 20th century, Sandburg focused most of his work on exposing the corrupt foundations of the nation’s dazzling successes. Having grown up as a poor laborer, Sandburg focused almost exclusively on the treatment of the working class in works such as “I am the People, the Mob” and “And They Obey”. To add emphasis to his cause, Sandburg utilized poetic techniques such as free verse, repetition, rhetorical questions, and contradictions. Sandburg hoped to alter the political and social conscience of the country through his poetry rather than the traditional approach of political participation.
As this progresses, the woman starts to go mad from ignorance and starts to believe there is someone behind the Wallpaper. In her room, the narrator starts to obsess over the Wallpaper. The Wallpaper symbolizes women starting to realize how unfair they were treated and how responded to this. As the women’s illness keeps getting subdued by her husband, she starts to go mad and the wallpaper demonstrates this. In the third entry of her diary she says, “Of
The Penelopiad shows how the maids are living terrible lives, even though they don’t deserve to be. It shows how they dream of being treated with respect and dignity, but then compares it to the horrible reality they live in. The maids accept their fate as simple slave girls, and cannot do anything to change it. This makes the audience feel sympathy for them. The Penelopiad portrays the maids differently than in The Odyssey.
“Some people are so rude, living their lives with no concern for others, or possibly just intent on ticking other people off, annoying everyone around them.” In Harper Lee’s novel, To Kill A Mockingbird, the rudeness of Maycomb is scrutinized greatly. The town is in a time of severe discrimination of black people. Mrs. Dubose is no exception to this disrespect; Therefore, the most dominant trait displayed by Mrs. Dubose is rudeness. Mrs. Dubose was very irritable, which caused her to be rude. As Scout and Jem were harmlessly walking to meet Atticus, Mrs. Dubose yells to Scout "Don't say that to me you ugly girl!
Mrs. Dubose is a cranky neighbor who helps Jem see the importance of holding your head high. Mrs. Dubose is very mean and cranky she is so ill that she needs nurse at her home to look out and take care of her, this is why she is always so grumpy and she is addicted to morphine. Morphine is always probably on her mind and gets irritated fast over little things such as a girl not