(Munro, 5). This reveals the fact that the protagonist in "Boys and Girls", does not trust her mother. Her mother is always plotting against her, to do something that the protagonist hates. What the protagonist and her mother have, was not love. When you love someone, you get a connection that then creates trust between the two individuals.
As M.D. Helen Farrell analyzes, the relationship between Jack and his mother after their escape is a complicated one―: Jack 's belief system and knowledge of the world are turned upside down, while his mother strives to reclaim her own identity. Jack is forced to grapple with the concept of being a separate entity from his mother. Ma 's own conflicts in their new world prohibit her from providing Jack with much needed reassurance. Jack is trying to make sense of this new world and turns to his mother for answers; however, her answers often prove unsatisfactory to the boy.
This event suggests Lois’s loss of virginity and her attempt to fill her loneliness through achieving the companionship. Although, Lois’s relationship was not supported by other people in Danielstown due to the war that was occurring outside the house. Yet, for Lois, her
For her search of own space in the society, she rebels against tradition, cancels her marriage and gets isolated in the process. Her family locks her in a room instead of understanding her feelings and her love for the professor. In this context, Maneeta Kalhon’s observation is noteworthy to focus on Virmati’s situation because of family’s ignorance towards her feelings. She observes, “Virmati is caught between family and romantic love. Her family has been shown to be taking all the important decisions of her life on her behalf, still they don’t understand her love for the professor.” (Kalhon 3) The comment by Kalhon explores that Manju Kapur has depicted the very Indian family’s mentality towards women in the
She is totally involved in her illicit affair with Ashok, she could not provide attention and care to her legal relationships in life. She neglects her duties towards her children and forgets about their emotional needs. Shagun becomes distressed because of her situation, as she is torn between family duties and her own happiness in illicit affair. The frustration makes her more aggressive about her emotional fulfillment. She suffers a lot due to emotional trauma.
The children and adults live in fear and without hope every day. They realize that the chances of any of one being able to rise out of their current place in society is slim. This fosters an atmosphere of distrust and resentment. Pedro’s mom did not want to take care of Pedro but instead gave him to the state. Meche lives with the fear in the back of her head that she will suffer a similar fate as Pedro’s mother.
She wants to be happy, and and requires love to enter marriage. Elizabeth is involved with conflict within herself. Her initial prejudice against Darcy keeps her from finding happiness in a timely manner. The conflict is resolved when she reads Darcy’s letter and learns that her judgements were false and realizes she was wrong the whole
It is impossible for them to trust anyone that easily because of the past experiences that they had. The destruction of trust between the children and their abuser is because of the incest that happened in the family. The family is the most important source and support to the child for their confidence and security. But because of the incest, the bond and trusts between parents and children are broken and the child cannot trust their own family. When the most important source; family betrayed them and cannot be trusted anymore, the child often feels that it is not possible to trust anyone in this world.
OBJECTIVES To reveal the sacrifices of women for the sake of married life through Jaya the protagonist of Shashi Despande’s That Long Silence. To explore the sufferings and then decision making of women through Anjana the protagonist of Anita Nair’s The Better Man. CHARACTER OF JAYA That Long Silence is a study in Jaya’s Character and the fortitude she displays. Despite the fact that she is humiliated and her individuality is hindered at a number of places, she is able to come out as a winner in the end of the novel by mustering up courage. The process of success and self recognition is not that easy as she has to undergo much mental trauma.
The gaps between their relations lead them to their own destruction and failure. In spite of education they could not bring real independence in their life. A major concern in Kapur’s writing has been the description of inner life and restrained interpersonal relationships. In her novels Kapur presents women who try to establish their own identity through substantiating new relations. Their forged relations give them satisfaction but they are never fulfilled.