For an example, Boxer always says ‘Comrade Napoleon is always right’ even when he is not. In addition, Squealer often threatens the animals that Mr. Jones will return if they did not follow as instructed by Napoleon to manipulate the farm animals. For instance, pigs decided that the milk and windfall as well as the main crops of apples should be reserved for the pigs alone. Ostensibly, pigs need to be in healthy state as they claimed to be the Einstein of the welfare of the farm. Here also, Squealer threatens the animals that Jones would return if they oppose the idea.
If they allowed a ruler to have absolute control over their lives, then the ruler would probably become corrupt from this power. Lack of education in society will most likely, let the educated to have power that can rule over the uneducated completely. Since the pigs have overall advantage in learning then other animals, they took control over the whole education system in the farm, so the animals became unable to see the power Napoleon and the pigs was gaining over
I think the stereotype that women are the ones who work at home and care for the kids should be gone, because frankly, not all women want to do that. Some want to start successful businesses, and to do so, they are going to need a proper education. (80
This is demonstrating that even though Skeeter is a woman, her gender does not lessen her drive and motivation to succeed in life. Not only are men discouraging Skeeter, but so many women are brainwashed to believe the gender roles of society that they are tearing Skeeters ambitions down as well. At one point, Celia Foote states, "Oh, we're gonna have some kids. […] I mean, kids is the only thing worth living for." (Stockett 33) This proves that society is pressuring all women, including Skeeter, to leave any dreams they have of becoming anything more than what a man and society wants them to become.
Unlike the other animals on the farm, Squealer was treated with more importance. “You do not imagine, I hope, that we pigs are doing this in spite of selfishness and privilege?”(George Orwell, 35). Squealer and other pigs of conformity have the consequence of being selfish in which their affected positively by caring for themselves, however, affected negatively because their needs are impacting other lives badly. “Milk and apples contain substances absolutely necessary to the well-being of a pig”(George Orwell, 36). Animals other than pigs on the farm are treated unjustly due to most of the food supply being distributed to pigs.
In The Awakening by Kate Chopin, she uses attitudes towards motherhood to convey a contrast in Madame Ratignolle and Edna Pontellier’s mothering techniques. In this book, Chopin describes that women are only useful for marriage, having kids, cooking, cleaning, and other sexist roles. A perfect woman was seen as someone who “worships” their husbands and caters to all. The women’s main goals in life would to be married and have children, and if this did not happen they were seen in society as nothing and that they did not reach their expectation as women. Edna’s rebel towards these expectations allow her to live the life she wants and to find herself.
The governess envies other women as she doesn’t have children of her own, due to her profession. Her desire to have children causes her to become obsessive and overprotective of the children. In The Turn of the Screw by Henry James, the role of the governess occupies the liminal space between the expectations of
Dee hated... “Being named after the people who oppress me” (318). Dee even changed her name to Wangero Leewanika Kemanjo being who she wanted to be. She could be very ignorant when it came to things about herself and what she wanted. She does not comprehend that her sister does not have much and truly will require the coverlets. Wangero is unmindful all around; she comes off to her family as though she is superior to anything.
As the Animal Farm rebellion grows more successful, the pigs and especially Napoleon, who takes the role of leader, begins to realize that he could exploit the rest of the animals for the pigs’ wants. The pigs first believed in equality for all animals, as the book progresses, they become more selfish. They now think of the others as lesser than