Heroine can leave people in terrible conditions and even cause death. The drug can destroy not only the life of one person, but it can destroy the lives of many. “Not only are you affecting your own life, but the shrapnel that is produced goes to the people you love the most,” (Gail Morris np). It is assumed that people turn to heroin because it is cheaper than prescription pain killers. In the short story “A Mother Lifts Her Son, Slowly, from Heroin’s Abyss”, written by Katharine Seelye, Gail Morris woke up one morning to find her son, Alex, nearly dead on the sofa.
Charlie also mentions that the boyfriend who Marisol had was part of the Azteca criminal group and for which he had influence on the judges. I don’t know how low of a nation can fall into and still want to pretend to make it better with actions that show the opposite. Marisela felt “like they killed her daughter twice” for the sentences that the suspect got. After that Marisela realized the system of justice in Mexico is dishonest she had the courage to stand up for not just her daughter but for all women mainly the ones who suffer and walked nude while carrying a picture of her daughter, making protest and influencing other women who have suffer the same or worse than her to join her. Marisela was becoming a great influence/ idol around the word because she was fighting for her daughter, for her, and feminism.
They fear there will be many job losses. In a male dominated society, many women fear that no matter how hard they try to change the society, it will always be a man’s world. Men see powerful women threats to the society. It makes them look weak, and they do not want to be seen weak. Films are always a reflection of society.
She acted disobedient towards men, and is now ashamed of women who are disrespectful. This highlights the progression in who she has become. She also describes how women should “not obedient to his honest will” (5.2.174). She doesn’t believe that women should be able to carry on by themselves without a man. Her thought process completely changes and she shares it through clear, concise phrases that make up her
Women lacked the freedom and independence they not only wanted but needed due to a society run patriarchal views that hindered the growth of women. Not only were they expected to reside in the home but women were also tied down through marriage with the expectation of blindly following their husband without challenging their authority. Kate Chopin’s short story, “Story of an Hour”, uncovers the chilling truth of how women were perceived to have longed and enjoyed marriage during the 18th and 19th century when in actuality many felt confined, trapped and imprisoned due to what society and men wanted them to do. The story reveals that the impending pressures of having to become a good wife and mother along with patriarchal societal oppression oftentimes pressures a woman into experiencing a psychological breakdown that can result in fatal consequences. Chopin begins the story with the protagonist, Mrs. Mallard, being told
Mayella has worked to be a respectable woman, but many things hold her back: her dad, her looks, and her personality. Being a woman and living the way she does, Mayella’s life is ignoble, but the way she treats people makes her deserve the life she has been given. For example, Mayella forces a man to lie, which results in her flaws come around to hurt her, and her to not qualify for a chance to be respected. During Tom’s trial, Tom said, “...scared I’d hafta face up to what I didn’t do.” (page 265), and that’s because Mayella indirectly took an innocent man’s life, which makes her personality even more unattractive. Although women are treated very unequally, some women, like Mayella, don’t deserve to be treated
Mr.Das only can absolve her of her guilt.The theme of misunderstanding and perspective is further extended according to the behavior of the characters and the way they see others .Mrs.Das hates her husband’s job and sees him as a failure .In turns Mr.Das thinks that his job is important .Mr. Kapasi thinks that his job is a waste of his linguistic skills while Mr.Das sees it as a great responsibility. Marriage and love is another theme that is highlighted within the story.Marriage is a new bond with love which builds up between a couple.But in the story, love and marriage are complicated and disparate attitudes on love and marriage are crystallized.Mr. Kapasi finds no comfort in his marriage.The environment also reflects the inner disputes on marriage between the characters. 3 Hence,the rubber-filled sun temple in Konarak which is a dry region indicates the ruin of the marriage between Mr.Das and Mrs. Das.In addition ,the theme of self realization and the need of empathy to realize others are reflected through the characters of Mr. Das, Mrs. Das and Mr.Kapasi.
Women are also stereotyped as stay at home mothers. There is an invisible restriction put on women by men that they can’t be a mother and have a full time job at the same time. Neil French, the WPP Group PLC executive stated women “Don’t make it to the top because they don’t deserve to” and that “women are rarities in the senior corporate positions because most are unwilling to make the personal sacrifices of time and energy required to be the boss” (Maich). The words spoken by this successful male go to show the inequality faced by women every day. Women have an even harder job balancing household obligations and a job.
Gender inequality and discrimination in the field of education, media and politics in Assamese society From the ancient age women are said to be weak and fragile and not fit to work. They have been facing discrimination by the man and the society and they still facing and are fighting up against them. People do not realize what is it like to get a woman educated instead they keep her in the house and make her do household or do other work. Man are always said to be superior than women which is not true. Due the constant pressure by the society and belief system women are pressed down and this leads to gender inequality and discrimination.
Alice is oppressed because she is a woman, as are the other ladies in the novel. Women have less to say about what they need or want but they have to pay much and also to face the results when the men around them botch. It is dreary to see these frail willed men delineated in the novel who failed to stay up for women, who recognize an overall population where women are set backs of their
One obstacle is gender equality, the ranch is a “male-dominant” society where women are seen as untrustworthy. The fact that Curly’s wife is the bosses wife is the true cause of her alienation. However, the simple fact that she is a female separates her from interactions with others as seen when the men refer to her as having “the eye” (28). Here the men refer to everything they think women are – a distraction and temptation for men, instead of actual human beings. Candy is also oppressed in a social inequality as he is afraid that when he is too old to work, he will be thrown out of the “ash heap”, a victim of a society that discriminates against the disabled and has no value for age or experience.
In all of these stories women were given a negative image because of the standards set for women by society. Women were not respected and often thought of sex objects that are there to make great men fall; this becomes very evident in the literature written during this time. In Beowulf, Grendel’s mother a monster, who is given the qualities of a women and represents women who are not submissive to their husbands. “Grendel’s mother, monstrous hell bride, brooded on her wrongs.”(Beowulf, page 56, lines 58, 59). In this quote Grendel’s mother is described as “monstrous” or in other words evil.
Unfortunately, both men and women constantly feel the pressure of fitting into society’s norms, but fitting into these norms comes with many consequences. Insecure women aren’t born, they are made. In “Strong Enough”, Shanker introduces her personal experience of what being treated as an outcast feels like. Due to rejecting a boy after he asked her to have sex with him, she is then seen as a “lez”. Shanker feels it is devastating that a girl can’t make her own decisions without automatically being labeled.
“The Yellow Wall-paper”, by Charlotte Perkins Gilman’s and “A Rose for Emily”, by William Faulkner are both short stories in which both female characters share an unstable psychological condition. In each story, the female character loves their husbands but is oppressed by them in their role of being a stereotypical woman. In the early eighteen and nineteen hundreds, females were expected to become dependent on men for their livelihood, which at the times lead to depression and hysteria of being a submissive female. The male characters were seen as being inferior between the women. Therefore, women could not be superior to a man, since he had the intelligence and controlled every aspect of the women, as if they were property.