The show was successful because the show was about the wonders of Lucy instead of the typical "Men comes home to his wife that has been cooking and cleaning all day. "In addition, I Love Lucy was the first television show with a female lead. This gave Lucille Ball an opportunity to show women that they could act in a silly manner and still be feminine. The character Lucy Ricardo was not seen as threat to society at the time because it did not defy beliefs, and values in the time era. Lucy’s schemes often failed in every episode which proved that her husband was always right.
Sadly, out society places those stereotypes on male individuals and they are looked down upon if they choose a different career such as becoming a stay at home father or becoming a hair dresser. These professions would be considered more feminine and the individuals may even receive rude feedback from family and friends for choosing this career path. Masculinity in Okonkwo’s culture is similar but different. I still feel that there is a very distinct masculine few on men that they are in charge and in power but woman in America have more of a say than women in Okonkwo’s culture do. While reading Things Fall Apart it became very evident that the man in society and tribe was definitely the leader and the ruler.
The children who grow up with a disheveled life is in the result of having almost no supervision and affection. Curley’s father is the owner of the ranch that he works upon. Therefore, Curley acts inappropriately due to the lack of attention given by his father. In the result of his father’s negligence, Curley does not treat people with hospitality and that is why people find him unsettling. In the text it
She was able to flourish in a familiar setting, surrounded by her favorite things. Since she lived alone, she was free from compromise and dealing with the decisions made by others. This allowed the girl to develop a strong voice and sense of self. She understood what she liked and what she was capable of, so she lived accordingly. Had Louisa immediately left home to marry Joe as a teenager, there might have been
The candy bowl on the table sat precisely on its doily. All her furniture was brushed and straightened"(115). Lulu in her middle age seemed to have control over the men she was seeing, Nector, Beverly, Henry, they all seemed pulled to her despite some of them already married to other women. Lulu was not a bad parent, she saved her baby when Nector burned her house down. Lulu also seemed to be liked by her kids,”Lulu managed to make the younger boys obey perfectly...while the older ones adored her to the point that they did not tolerate anything less from anyone else”(114).
A man does not realistically have perfect morals and intelligence, no one is that pure. Ayn Rand's writing purposefully pushed the mind’s barriers on what one should perceive as an ideal man. Howard Roark was neither a superhero or a realistic man, he was somewhere in between.This all leads him to be perceived as an unrealistic sort of
Sutpen is a simple man, caring only about himself and his own desires for his life. Colonel’s negligence to move on and solve his issues cause him to haunt his own mind and drive him insane. His unhealthy behaviors are a direct antecedent to his loss of identity and alcoholism. These actions cause him to act inappropriately in response to his breakdown. Sutpen wastes his life and potential on tormenting himself with “could have beens” instead of progressing
Falstaff is a character who represents the perspective of those who do not have a side or a reason to fight. Falstaff appears as one who does not care about anything, but truly he is mindful because he knows there is nothing worth for him to care about giving him no purpose to develop any class or respect for others. He represents the lifestyle Hal runs away to and stands as friend and father for Hal. Even in their immature adventures or Hal’s moments of greatness, Falstaff has an underlying lesson towards Hal to not forget what or who truly
No matter how much the father did, the son never noticed his efforts. Now the son 's neglectful attitude towards his father has returned to haunt him. The son finally sees the amount of work it takes to raise a family. He learns how hard life really is, and he understands why he should have respected and admired his father long ago. His father went about his everyday duties quietly, never asking for anything in return.
She really loved Teacake but that doesn’t mean that true love doesn’t come with other pains too. In every marriage it shared a death. It set Janie free each time. Janie was faced with a big obstacle with teacake where she was forced to kill him, it hurt her but she still seemed to be set free in the end of the