These unstable relationships stemmed from her parents to friendships, and romances, whereas for at the moment made her feel whole. Susanna is that she does not like to attract attention to herself and rather prefers to be disengaged, unlike her experience at in the ice cream shop, and the wife of the teacher she had an affair with confronted her. At first, Susanna was trying to be polite to keep the attention away, but ultimately with the other girl's help, Susanna created an uncomfortable scene by being loud and creating attention to what was happening. Susanna also expresses emptiness by spontaneity, through the example of when she left with Lisa to go fulfill Lisa’s dream of being Cinderella at Disney world, or when she broke into the music room to play a song to calm Polly down after her episode, knowing that these acts of behavior is strongly prohibited, but still creates some sort of excitement for Susanna. Susanna Kaysen has borderline personality disorder whereas she expresses erratic behaviors and intense shifts in mood that can last only a few hours at a time, she attempted suicide during a time of extreme depression/anger, feelings of emptiness, loneliness, and mistreatment.
Discussion about Feminism —after reading “The Story of an Hour” D01 肖洁颖（Xiao Jieying）1509853G-B011-0331 “The Story of an Hour” is written by Kate Chopin,which first appeared in Vogue in 1894 and is today one of Chopin’s most popular works. It is a short story about the thoughts of a woman after she is told that her husband has died in an accident. Kate Chopin (1850–1904) is an American writer best known for her stories about the inner lives of sensitive, daring women. Also she is a feminism. Feminism means the belief that men and women should have equal rights and opportunities.
in Turnbull 197). After the novel failed to achieve the commercial success he so much desired he wrote: “Women do not like it. They do not like to be emotionally passive.” (ibid. 507) Fitzgerald consciously gives them secondary roles in the story, which keeps with the traditional view that women do not have a voice.
She does not want her lover to be with anyone other than herself, and she felt jealous even imagining her lover running in to the woman behind another door. “She had lost him, but who should have him” (5)? The princess cannot marry her lover, so she thinks if her lover cannot be hers, then she do not want anyone to have him. “How in her grievous reveries had she gnashed her teeth, and torn her hair, when she saw his start of rapturous delight as he opened the door of the lady” (6)! The princess did not want her lover to open the door of the woman because she felt jealous even when she imagines their wedding.
Hester and her daughter Pearl lived with mistrust, the townspeople were disgusted by her, and would never trust her even after her sentence was lifted. Relationships can stand on the grounds of mistrust and isolation, but they may never thrive on it due to the fact of trust and companionship being the key factors in a relationship. This was shown throughout both The Scarlett Letter and Ethan Frome in a variety of ways, including the lack of true companionship in both novels and also the complete lack of trust held by some characters in both
Connie is self-centered; preoccupied with her looks to attract boys. She despises her parents and wishes that she could escape from her family. Freedom and men are what she desires most but sadly sometimes people are not careful for what they wish for. Arnold Friend is an evil and physical
Rose’s mother tells her that you must know the importance of knowing your worth unlike her mother had, and to not be so submissive and worship others more than you do yourself. Rose confronts her husband and they work towards a solution, and they later are back to
In this time period, there was a mentality that existed where a woman was made more honorable or a better person just by having a husband. When Juliet was hesitant to even think of being married to Paris, her mother and nurse were surprised. It was unheard of to be a woman and not want to be married. This is shown when the nurse and Lady Capulet tell Juliet “By having him, making yourself no less.”
There’s a bowler and jazz hands and lots of teeth” (Flynn 11), which indicates that she impersonates as a person who people want her to be. In addition, she is married to a man who thinks her as a “cool girl”, which is not true. With her persona, she manipulates people to like her and be on her side. The mask she created has led her relationship with her husband to be distant, since her husband notices that she is not who she seems to be. It has driven her husband to love another person, which is the ultimate incidence of her revenge and this has ruined many people around
Kate Chopin’s novel, The Awakening have made a chaos back in the late 1890’s when it was first published where women were starting to demand for their rights and was the beginning of the feminine movement. The Awakening is story that revolves around a rebellious woman which is the main protagonist, Edna Pontellier which have gone through an aberration against the Creole society of how women should behave and think. The story is known for how Chopin have developed the way the characters mindsets and behavior which are two elements that influenced Edna and ascended to the ending. Chopin introduced her characters in a clear almost predictable way. And by the way she introduced them she also introduced the idea of living in a Creole society.
Similarly, in Chrysanthemums the emotion deprivation that Elisa feels stops her from seeing the truth that was progressively revealed to her throughout the story. When married some couples loose the spark they once had and others don’t express their love for each other as often can make a spouse forget the love them and their partner have. This is similar to Elisa and her husband because her husband does not show her the affection she needs which causes her to be fooled into thinking that a stranger is attractive and trustworthy. Whenever, Elisa offers to help her husband on the ranch she is laughed at which cause her to feel underappreciated and thwarted. As a result of her husband’s demeanor toward Elisa she puts all her energy into her house
Kate Chopin stood as a feminist icon at the turn of the nineteenth century with feminism running rampant through her short stories. In The Awakening, Edna Pontellier is often seen as the ideal feminist, due to her sought out independence from her husband and her family. Often readers overlook Madame Adele Ratignolle as a feminist because she is thought to be the perfect mother and wife, unlike Edna as she separates herself from her family in search of a personal awakening in a way that would be seen as selfish. The reader is led to believe that Adele is the complete opposite of Edna because she is the “mother-woman” of the story. Madame Adele is not perfect by any means; regardless of what stereotype the narrator tries to place her in.