John disregards Jane’s feelings and keeps her trapped in a house with no activity. Gilman portrays herself through Jane. She shows how men perceive women. Women do not have a voice and adding a mental illness does not help the case. The “rest cure” is issued to patients with mental health problems and is complete isolation in the 19th century.
Later she attempts to end her life, due to her isolation, denial, and intellectualization. Nevertheless, she grows through her pain and is later reborn. A bell jar itself is an isolated object that is simply- a stiff, suppressing, unbreakable case, and those that are confined are enclosed within its glass walls without a way out. And that is the way Esther feels, isolated and alone. Her mother is the only one who is noticing this trait becoming prevalent in her daughter's life.
The bond is completely broken, making way for others to replace it. The problem of Mr. ____ gets taken care of when Shug and her discover the letters that Mr. ____ has been withholding. Shug can see that he does not care for Celie at all, and that Celie has to get away from him. After reading the letters, they just lie together and for the first time since Nettie, she has a family member. She calls Shug her sister.
Although most of their relationship was cold, never truly expressing emotion, which were not characters experiencing a motherly bond. Once Shug left, Mr. broke down, he was feeling his worst, the women whom he loved was no longer with him. Motherly love is necessary for survival, which was supported when Harpo began to take care of his father. “...After I left, Mr.____ live like a pig. Shut up in the house so much it stunk.
Towards the end of their father’s life Kambini and Jaja used the silence their father taught them, as a weapon against him. Silence is also used as a type of violence. In the novel Kambili is in a very difficult situation and she has no freedom. In the house she had no voice to speak her mind. At school she is seen as a backyard snob, and she does not have any friends there.
Although it is not clear why Miss Brill is alone, we can conclude that she is different from other people because of her detachment to society. People can be judgmental, for this reason people would be avoided. It is human nature but we shouldn’t judge a book by its cover, nonetheless people are continued to be judged. The author gives the readers a glimpse into this woman’s life, giving insight to the reader of how loneliness is felt and dealt with by this woman alone. Other people may have other ways to deal with loneliness or may not deal with it at all.
In The Yellow Wallpaper, the woman trapped in the wallpaper often reflects the narrator’s thoughts and actions. Both the narrator and the woman are trapped in their surroundings. The only person in The Yellow Wallpaper that sees the woman is the narrator herself. John, the narrator’s husband, wishes that she becomes better and does not want to change the room she is staying in. Finally, the narrator wishes to be free.
The only thing I can think of that it is like is the color of the paper, a yellow smell. There comes John, and I must put this away, he hates to have me write a word “(Gilman, 8). Firstly, the woman was not allowed to write and enjoy her daily activities. With nothing to convoy her, she was passionate with the wall and constantly made observations of it. Also, in “The Beautiful Mind” John Nash, mathematics and a graduate from Princeton, was incapable to even run his own class due to his illness.
This shows that, Curley’s wife feels excluded and because she is different from all ranchers, in terms of sexuality, she has no power and self-respect. On the other hand, a ranch is no place for women to live in. She 's terribly lonely and feels useless as there is nothing for her to do. She wants somebody to talk to and someone to share her stories with and everybody on the ranch refuses to listen or come near her.Curley 's wife clearly states this in the following quote, “I never get to talk to nobody. I get
Her parent hardly pay attention to her so she tries to deal with the constant memory of the incident on her own. Her friends from previous years all ignored her for what had transpired at the party. She felt no one cared so her depression became more serious. All that they did hurt her and socially scarred