In order to then make it home, Odysseus relies on the loyalty of his crew to him, but it is deserved? Although some may say that Odysseus deserves the loyalty of his crew, he does not because he puts them in the way of danger, is very inconsiderate, and usually follows other plans that people have gave him. While on his journey home,
She was looking at her husband but couldn’t see him for whom he really was. Leguin opens up the story with the wife saying that she doesn’t understand it and that she doesn’t believe it happened and although she saw what happened she refuses to believe it. She refused to believe it even though she saw it her own eyes because he was a gentle and kind-hearted man. The facts were shown to her and there was no denying the event that occurred yet she refused to believe it because her perception of her husband wouldn 't allow her to accept it. Throughout the story, the wife describes he character of the husband and his traits.
Even though he controls his wife he doesn’t care for her highly. When he learns of her death he is more interested in finding Lennie and killing him, than mourning her death. That behavior shows Curley’s focus on his own well being and
They also could stand in for their husband and his roles when necessary. The daily lives and roles of women in Colonial America reflect two main unique qualities of American life including women performing male duties and powerless women doing the essential work to sustain the family. A unique element of American life was that sometimes women would have to serve two roles at once. When a woman’s husband was unable to fulfill his own duties, his wife, in addition to her housewife duties, would take on the role of deputy husband. As a deputy husband, a woman was expected to complete her husband’s duties, For example, the wife of a farmer
‘You’ve lost my respect’” (Alvarez 89). Minerva needs people to earn her respect; she is not going to hand it out to anyone. She has morals and her father has broken them, so he doesn’t deserve her respect – as a male he thinks he has the authority to do this, but she knows better. Minerva challenges the female portrayal by not blindly listening and following
Lastly, people must rid themselves of any bad and unhealthy ideals. They must not feel pressured by the media, friends, family or external sources to change themselves and pursue activities that they feel uncomfortable about and are not right. They must not succumb to people’s expectations and unhealthy ideals, but instead set high (but reachable) standards for themselves to keep improving and being better. They must realize that they don’t have to be perfect and suit what everyone think of them, but instead feel comfortable in their own skin and set healthy standards to keep improving instead of being
Throughout Henrik Ibsen’s drama, A Doll House, the theme of feminism and the role masculinity in a family is displayed through the character of Torvald. Torvald, who is a man that is married with children, strictly believes that women play a vital role in only a few things in life. Torvald is man who believes masculinity overrules women no matter the circumstance throughout the family. Just as every man did back then, Torvald believed that a woman should only be responsible for raising the children and taking care of things throughout the household. Men back in this time believed women only had certain rights and should always listen to the man of the house.
They had to stay home and look after the children and do the domestic chores while their husband went to work. In Judy Brady’s, “I Want A Wife,” she illustrates what women would do on a daily basis: “ I want a wife who will keep my clothes clean, ironed, mended, and replaced when need be. ...” Women were held responsible for doing everything for her husband and children. They never once thought of themselves, their lives revolved around their husband and kids. In Kate Chopin’s novel The Awakening, she demonstrates how being restricted to one role because of their gender can, therefore, have major consequences just like how it did to Edna.
Once Marjane’s father discovers the relationship between Mehri and their neighbor, he must then explain to Marjane that different social classes can’t be in a relationship together. This proves that Marjane’s perspective manipulates her presentation of her social class.As well as imperialism and social class, there is also the theme of gender roles within a society. The photograph at left shows gender roles from the view of a 1st world country where the stay at home mother purely takes care of the kids and cooks/cleans for the family, meanwhile the father works and makes money for the household. Additionally, Marjane’s perspective with gender roles is demonstrated in the dialogue as Marjane says, “I am the last prophet,” and then the men question, “A woman?” (Satrapi 6). To build on this, the questioning and doubtful tone of the men in the quote exhibits a biased sexism towards women that continues throughout the rest of the graphic novel.