The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy depicts the inner lives and hardships women in a patriarchal society face. Roy provides a reflection of the social injustice in India in the form of abusive and tyrannical males who abuse women - both physically and psychologically. The novel is a vehicle for the author to express her disillusionment with the postcolonial social conditions. This response will critically analyse the lives of the female characters in Roy’s novel, specifically Mammachi and Ammu and explore the ways they have been marginalised. Mammachi, the mother of Ammu and Chacko is representative of the older generation of women in the novel and is a victim of oppression and discrimination at the hands of her husband, Pappachi.
In the short story “A Streetcar Named Desire” by Tennessee Williams, the husband conflict with his wife Stella and sister in-law Blanche. The husband name is Stanley. He doesn’t like the idea of Blanche staying at his home. Stanley affront her sister about the gossip he heard about her personal life. Another story “A Good Man Is Hard to Find” by Flannery O’Connor, the family had difficult time of break free from criminal named Misfit.
This leads to many more downhill spirals for Kristina and her battle with the monster. When she goes to visit her dad she finds out that her dad is working at a local bowling alley where he works under the table so he can still receive his disability checks. But of course he figures no one will tell on him since some of the employees have secrets of their own going on in the back room. She stays at her dads creepy ran down apartment . Which he forgets to pay his cable bill .
At the middle of the movie, Jack has no patience with his son when Danny asks him questions on the riding up the mountain. Then, when they got to the hotel, Wendy is enthusiastic, but Jack mumbles with annoyance. This clearly show that Jack is self-absorbed and distanced from his own family. Jack Torrence's own torment and sense of self- hate is also externalized due to the isolated condition of the hotel, which the isolation allows the “public Jack” to hide away and the “private Jack” to appear, and the private Jack was the one that embodies the audience's fears. The public Jack interact with his boss and family nicely, but eventually when the private Jack appears, he becomes synonymous with Grady, the last person who take cares of the Overlook Hotel which become insane at last and murder his own family.
As time progresses, he becomes confined to his bed and cannot move. Eliezer brings him soup and coffee, but at the same time he regrets it and thinks to himself how he should leave his father and conserve his strength. The other prisoners beat his father and steal his food. His father had dysentery so he is always thirsty, but it is dangerous to give it to him. Eliezer tries to get medical aid, but the doctors will not help him because he is an old man.
In this, Gilman masterfully creates the entrapping wallpaper as a mirror to society and its entrapment of women into an "acceptable" role. And as her fascination begins to continuously haunt the narrator, she is effectively silenced once again by her husband 's condescending attitude about her illness, "John laughs at me, of course, but one expects that in man. John is
Giles Corey is an old eager to fight resident of Salem… Giles fate turns tragic when he, in a way, accuses his wife of witchcraft, when he out loud wonders about the strange books that she reads at nights. He isn’t very educated and is on his third wife, Martha. Since he isn’t very educated he cannot read the way that his wife does, and is suspicious because the other two wives he had did not read like Martha either. He then asks Reverend Hale a simple question that is misinterpreted. He tells Hales that it strange how at night when she muttering aloud her books he cannot say his prayers out loud, but when she stops he can pray again.
She was determined to get away from her family, so she married almost the first man she met, without even getting to know him first. Now, she is the only woman living on a ranch and she has no one to talk to. She told Lennie that if she had been allowed to be in the movies, she “wouldn’t be livin’ like this” (88). Curley’s wife was stereotyped as a helpless woman from the time her character was introduced to the time she was murdered. In the 1930’s, women were supposed to stay at home and do chores while their husbands were away, and then wait on them when they returned.
Instead of lending a friendly welcome he chooses to use violence, and he therefore makes himself into an evil person simply through the way he communicates with other people. Lastly, when Curley finds his wife in the barn talking to George, he gets very angry and threatens to kick him off the farm. Curley is very protective of his wife, Mbecause many times throughout the book, Curleyhe is searching for his wife her, proving that he is very protective of her. He wants to make sure the other guys stay away, butand she is defiant of his rules because she is upset that he keeps her locked away. However, when he confronts George about being in the barn with her, he gets really close to his face.