For me what’s great about not living a single life is that you don’t feel lonely at times because there’s always someone there to support you. The married life tend to make me feel nervous about my future. Like having to deal with anything that can possibly lead to arguments and problems. After reading the article, More People Are Single, and That's a Good Thing | Opinion by DePaulo, Bella and from doing my research I now quite understand why most people chose the single life. I do have to agree with the article that no matter what their “living together apart” lifestyle is, they still seem to be doing fine on their own.
Tellingly, Educating Rita ends on a neutral note. Education has given Susan the ability to make her own life, not a husband’s life nor her mother’s life. It has given her a sense of purpose and autonomy. Pretty Woman and Educating Rita is similar with regard to the student surpassing the teacher. As Susan exceeds Frank in academic, Vivian morally surpasses Edward since she makes him doubt his
In addition, she never depends on her father. Even her father becomes rich person in the end, she asks never for help. Hence, people can find that Shaw’s ending is reasonable and more suitable to Eliza’s character. She will not easily succumb to external force to get married, while giving up on her freedom and dream. In Shaw’s drama, Eliza’s life is an epitome of many women’s life experience and women continue to chase their dreams at that time, especially for working-class women.
On the other hand, he agrees to marry Antonio’s daughter who looks “exactly” like Hero, which indicates that he actually does not change throughout the story and remain immature and superficial. Furthermore, this shows that Claudio’s motif for mourning over Hero’s death was to restore his own image rather than
Gender equality: as big a myth as the Greek gods themselves. Misogyny dates back to millenia ago, finding its place in society then as it does now. Ancient Greece literature is no exception, as Homer’s The Odyssey shows. Homer illustrates for readers how traditional gender roles limit women, evidenced by the numerous examples of inequality between men and women. While men are lauded for being strong, intelligent heroes, it seems that the only achievement women can accomplish is being beautiful.
Julius Caesar is one such character of great authority and rule over the kingdom of Rome. “In using Julius Caesar as a central figure, Shakespeare is less interested in portraying a figure of legendary greatness than he is in creating a character who is consistent with the other aspects of his drama” (“Julius Caesar” Caesar). Though he is not widely liked he does have many faithful companions like Octavius or who Caesar thinks to be a close friend, Brutus. Caesar has many strengths and many weaknesses, but his greatest weakness is arrogance. This is proven many times throughout the book.
Elizabeth Bennet is an independent woman who has a strong says on everything, she doesn’t give in to the patriarchal rule. She has seen women surrounding her marry a man for the sake of a good fortune, she believed that mutual love is the key in a healthy
In this situation, Nora is collective as well—she was calm about her remaining hours instead of being overwhelmed by negative emotions concerning death. Nora’s ability to use simple math and being calm about her fate brings out her masculinity, which in turn shows how Nora breaks free of the conventional Victorian label that women only duty is to raise children and do housework, and that she is capable of performing male-exclusive work alongside with female-exclusive
Mr. Darcy on the other hand was proud and superior. He even said that Elizabeth the second oldest Bennett’s daughters was not attractive enough to dance with him. Lizzie or Elizabeth heard him, but his words did not hurt her in any means. Both the Bennett and Bingley’s relation became closer, and their meetings became frequent. That was just the beginning of the story between both