While Tom and Daisy at least try to appear happy and loving, Myrtle and George are hardly identifiable as married. Myrtle has lost complete interest in George and any life that she has with him, and runs off with Tom to live the extravagant life that she’s always wanted. Even before George and Myrtle were married, Myrtle’s understanding was that George was wealthy and powerful. Upon finding out that he didn’t have everything that she dreamed of, she stopped being in love with the idea of being with George, leading to an affair with Tom years later. “She smiled slowly and walking through her husband as if he were a ghost and shook hands with Tom, looking him flush in the eye.” We can see the disinterest she has for George by comparing her attraction towards Tom.
While planning for their wedding, the lovers plan to not notify their families of their new love and marriage because their families are sworn enemies. Romeo and Juliet’s “bud of love, by summer’s ripening breath, May prove a beauteous flower when next [they] meet” (2.2.128-129). Even though Romeo and Juliet claim to love each other, they can a hostility for each other after they get married. In order to receive marriage, Romeo and Juliet must foolishly have a private wedding. Since no one from their family apperceives about their wedding, hiding the honorable moment alters to an irrational decision.
At first glance and how it has been told to the peers of Carol they were happily in love and the proposal was want every romantic could ever dream of. In reality neither Carol nor Howard are in love but are pressures into marriage because society forces them to
She thinks this because Creon makes Antigone marry Haemon, Creon’s brother but she refuses. She always thought of being a mother and a wife but she refuses to marry Haemon because it is something that Creon wants her to do. “One husband gone, i might have found another, or a child from a new man in the first child’s place; but with my parents covered up in death, no brother for me, ever, could be born” (lines 905-915). Like I said before she doesn’t care is she buried her brother or if there is such laws that tell her not too. But she gave up to be a mother or to have children for her
“To My Dear and Loving Husband” by Bradstreet was very straight forward and seemed as though it were a tradition. On the other hand, “Marriage” by Corso was funny and Corso had mixed feelings and didn’t really know how he felt about marriage or if he would ever get married. These two poems are good examples to show how everyone have their own perspectives and ideas about similar
She takes on the role of both a seductress to the many suitors wishing to marry her and a powerful mother figure to her son. While mourning for her lost husband, Penelope promises that she will choose one of the suitors to marry without the intention of ever saying “I do”. In order to delay the suitors’ advances, Penelope tells them she will marry one of them after she finishes sewing her wedding veil, but she deceives them at the end of each day Penelope ruins all of her work so that the task will never be
Within Much Ado About Nothing, the two plots: the romance between Claudio and Hero and the tough spots between Benedick and Beatrice. The use of prose not only exemplified the playful nature between Benedick and Beatrice, but also proved that they really did have a genuine love. They finally speak in verse when they admit their love, switching to the more serious tone proves that they were done fooling around, and they wreally meant it when they said they loved each other. Beatrice breaks the mold of a typical woman’s role is in Shakespeare’s plays. Usually the women are subservient and submissive to the men in their lives, but Beatrice challenges that role.
Even before Karen told them she was a lesbian they made a comment about how it would look wrong for her to be at the booth for parents night and how they do not want her with that crowd. Karens father ignored her for days and even on her birthday he did not give her the traditional Yellow sweetheart rose she always gets. Karen got getting her yellow sweetheart rose represents her father not claiming her as his daughter like before. Her father was not comfortable with her being Lesbian and he did not know how to react. When parents night came along her father opened up about his feelings towards her being a lesbian and
Juliet finally leaves the chapel and goes home to initiate the plan. Unfortunately, the plan falls apart as Romeo is never notified of Juliet’s death being a hoax, causing him to commit suicide after having killed Paris in a duel over Juliet. Juliet then wakes up to the sight of her dead husband. Her feelings of grief and despair are too much to bear, which prompt her to also commit suicide. If she had listened to the sage advice of the Nurse and married the County, Juliet, Paris and possibly Romeo would still be alive.
So when she notices that Mr. Collins, a minister with money and status makes an offer of marriage to her, she accepts his proposal immediately without thinking whether there is love and same tastes between them. On the other hand, for Mr. Collins, marriage just means a model for parish and in his mind marriage could add happiness for him and even marriage is what Mrs. Katherine(a sponsor of Mr. Collins) thinks he should find a wife