In modern society, humans have come to judge each other off of superficial characteristics. These superficial characteristics are often a result of facticity, or characteristics people are unable to change about themselves, or at least not easily, these qualities are present at the time of birth. Opinions are commonly formed about people based off of their gender and socioeconomic status. These elements also frequently serve as a basis for how to interact with other people. The idea of identity, such as being a middle class male, shaping the status of a person in society is not only prevalent in reality, but also in literature, films, and theatre.
Social class is what gets you where you are today. You could be in the Low Class to the point where you get treated or judged poorly or you could maybe be in the higher class where you get treated and judged a little bit on the better side. You could even be in the middle class which is in between the good and the worst. The crucible doesn’t really show the characters different social class but it does show how they are being judged just because they are a witch or a bad person. People shouldn't be judged just by what class they are
Boys only want one thing from girls and it’s not to be respectful and charming. Some guys don’t care what ends up happening after they hook up. All they care about is that they hooked up. This leaves the girl disconsolate and heartbroken because she thought he was the one. Young wanted to stay with Ronna
In Boys and Girls, the narrator realized the excessive expectations set upon her which eventually accepts them. Emma Watson disregarded the stereotypical roles and stood against gender inequality for men and women. One has the ability to determine whether or not to comply with society or to oppose. This is noticed when stereotypical roles were set for male and female, their search for individuality and their desired privileges. Both men and women should be able to live freely without anyone besmirching
Emilia also stood up for what she believed in and laid down her life doing so. After finding out her husband, Iago, was the one who had plotted the demise of so many around her, Emilia declared “Tis proper I obey him, but not right now” (5.2.233). Emilia knew she was expected to obey her husband, yet she was willing to lay down her life to alert others of the atrocious acts that her husband had committed. Not only did Emilia speak out against her husband, but was willing to lose her life in the process. She was able to find her voice and speak out to save those around her.
However, had they told their parents and consider the consequences of their actions, they could have prevented the many deaths, including their own. Romeo and Juliet should have worked out their rivalries and took the time to understand each other, before getting married. Likewise, in
To My Dear and Loving Husband may have many reasons as to why it is well-known. During the Puritan Era, women were supposed to be reserved and obedient to their husbands. They were also expected to not show any intelligence
His motives are purely to trick Jane into marrying him even though he is already married. It’s worse than the first lie as this is committing bigamy, which is a crime. Now it’s not all terrible. It can easy to empathize with and see Mr. Rochester’s side, as he can’t get a divorce because his wife is insane. Also, he truly loves Jane, and she loves him too, so he’s not manipulating her into marrying him.
Society during that time, believed that women weren’t intelligent enough to take on such roles. Women in the Merchant of Venice go against their gender roles. Men did not think that women could ever be as smart as they were, and did not listen or take advice from women that is why Portia had to dress up as a man just to get the men to listen to her and Antonio was saved just because of her intelligence. Here is revealed the idea of love that women can do everything to see their husbands happy. Jessica also goes against the gender role of women, because she is making her own decision about her life.
Emma didn 't want Harriet to be with her true love just because he wasn 't not from the upper class. She also wanted to set her up with Mr. Elton because doing this would increase her status in society. Although Mr. Elton never wanted to be with Harriet, he wanted Emma and the fact that she was unaware of this made him want her even
This monologue is important to the storyline because Falstaff is the only non-noble character who is developed as a central figure to the play. Through this scene, it becomes apparent to Falstaff that he does not hold honor in nearly as high of a regard as the noblemen do, which may be because he does not have a title or an image to uphold. In Q1 on L4V, he states, “What is in the word honor? What is that honor?” whereas in the First Folio on F5V he states, “What is that word honor?”
In Brave New World by Aldous Huxley, Bernard Marx is an outsider in a utopian society which causes a rift to form between him and the people of the World State, his hometown. Bernard’s experience with exile is both alienating and enriching because it causes him to feel lonely, yet unlike other people in this dystopian future, he is intelligent and thinks for himself rather than what the controllers conditioned him to think. Throughout the novel, Bernard experiences two types of exile, both of which are alienating because they cause him to feel lonely. First, he experiences emotional exile because of his social discrepancies.
Simply, there is an invisible link regarding identity between personal and social that is overlooked. Consequently, there is a failure to understand, identity is not entirely subject to agency. Concepts such as race, gender and sexuality are identified with, but without exercising much choice, rather they are repetitively imposed onto a person at birth through social construction. Echoes of labeling structured by society deem what is the “norm” or default and what is excluded. However, this process of omitting marks who is different, thus enabling the knowledge of categorization and identification of what is deem as the societal norm.
Shakespeare’s Views on Gender Roles Gender roles in Shakespeare’s time played a crucial role in all of his plays, sonnets, and writings in general. Even though during his time, the views on gender roles were much different than today, Shakespeare still found a way to make his views of the various roles of men and women very clear. Through the art of language and poetry, Shakespeare’s views of men and women in society were well known and portrayed to his audiences, whether it was in 1597 or 2016. When Shakespeare began writing, he was writing during the Elizabethan age.