Linde: When you’ve sold yourself once for other people’s sake, you don’t do it again.” These quotes exemplify that Mrs. Linde wants to be a mother, and she was forced to leave last time. This is Mrs. Linde’s sacrifice in A doll’s house. The third female character in a Doll’s house that sacrifice themselves is Anne Marie, the nurse maid. She left her own children and came to Helmer’s home, and look after theirs. The decision must be hard because, in that time period, leaving one’s own family and children would be hard to imagine, so the decision to abandon her child, must have been really difficult decision, and a big sacrifice.
She says that: "Honey, you go ask sister of the supper is ready! You know that sister is in full charge of supper! ... It 's rare for a girl as sweet an ' pretty as Laura to be domestic! But Laura is, thank heavens, not only pretty but also very domestic.” (Scene Six) In fact, Amanda is deeply influenced by the societal standards of male and female stereotypes that she becomes the agent of it and treats her own children differently according to their genders.
Even before I named myself a feminist, or a lesbian, I felt compelled to bring together, in my understanding and in my poems, the political world 1. Towards the close of 1950s an autonomous women’s movement was gaining momentum. The feminists held economic exploitation, terrorism, colonialism and imperialism responsible for women’s oppression. Exploitation of women within the family, in married life, in the heterosexual relation and in childbearing were also considered oppressive. The feminist wanted to break free the stereotype sex roles forced on
Ananda like Nina had lost his parents in an accident and went to Canada with his uncle, a successful dentist in Halifax to pursue his higher education. His loneliness and troubled memories of his parents were haunting him in the beginning and his stay with his uncle Dr Sharma’s family for a month made him realize that he was expected to be on his own. He shifted to his friend Gary’s place where he felt more comfortable and it was there he discovered that he has some sexual difficulties while he tried having sex with Sue, a friend of Gary. But he couldn’t accept it and associated it with only white girls. With his sister’s initiation he received a picture of Nina and visited India during the Christmas holiday and both were allowed to meet.
Her husband was the one to pick up all the pieces her father let fall. She talks about how he saved her from all the holes her father left behind and how he filled them and showed her what a true man is and what a great father is. “I will never leave her like you left me / And she will never have to wonder her worth” (36 and 37). Kelly starts talking about how she will stay by her daughter’s side and doesn’t want history to repeat itself. She wants a relationship with her daughter and wants to be there for her when she is growing
Therefore, he joined his favorite political party and for that he had to give up his job at the firm he had been working and earning handsomely. Reshma’s parents wanted someone with a more permanent job for their daughter, someone more solid. Reshma had always been fragile that needed constant attention. Both sets of parents had to give in and agree. They were confronted to two stubborn adults.
She thinks about her business and has to leave her business in the hands of pooja on condition not to use her name and spoil her fame: “She stipulated that pooja could not use the name Nisha’s creations. That goodwill, that reputation was not transferable. One day she Would resurrect it, one day it would be there, waiting for her” (home333). Rupa masi talks about her caliber and confidence in restarting business at any time after she would be fruitful and have sons. She consoles: “You know beti; you can always restart a business you have shown a flair for it.
Elizabeth talks to him about transferring some money to her sister and her husband to lend them a helping hand, but Tony just precedes to tell her that he is the one making the money. He will not allow her to loan them money, even going as far as to call her sisters husband a bum. Over the course of the movie we see Tony fall deeper and deeper into sinful nature, even almost cheating on Elizabeth with a women he meant on one of his frequent business trips. During this time, Elizabeth is learning how to trust God and pray for him to work in Tony’s life. Her relationship with her daughter grows exponentially during this time as well, all of this
Shashi Deshpande depicts advanced, taught and carrier oriented middle class women, who are simple and sensitive to the unceasing changing time and circumstances. Her women are mindful of the social, cultural and social deficiencies to which they are subjected in this male-dominated society. They defy their men in quest for identity and personality, at the end of the day wind up against all around dug in social latency. Calm mindful of the bind of a women in this male-bullhead society, particularly when she is not financially autonomous, the author displays her women as aching to wind up monetarily and ideologically free. They look for change however inside of the social standards, look for not to reinterpret them, but rather simply make them
Initially, the society stigmatized women from acting in films (Ganti 2004). So, when women started acting, the directors had to comply with the social norms in the portrayal of women. Women mostly played the roles of a daughter (taking care of her brothers, helping the mother in the kitchen, and marrying the man of her father 's choice), a great wife (who was responsible for all household chores, taking great care of her husband, children, and would lead the rest of her life by embracing her husband 's memories, once she became a widow), and of a great mother (who is selfsacrificing) (Gokulsing & Dissanayake 2004).