Men believed women were just their items. At the end of the novells, Curley ‘worked himself into a fury’ due to the death of his wife. However, Curley felt upset about her death just because he saw his wife as a ‘trophy wife’ and her death was a loss to his social status. Besides, the theme of sexism is thoroughly discussed through Curley’s wife. She is discriminated on the ranch as she is the only female on the ranch.
Abigail first commits adultery with Elizabeth Proctor’s husband John Proctor. Later on, she accuses people of doing witchcraft which causes their life. Abigail Williams uses the Salem Witch Trials to put out all the resentment she has towards everyone. From this broad accusation, it shows how weak the human beings really are, and how greediness and to want for personal gaining. Many people die in the village after a series of lies and unjust practices.
Puritan morals required Hester to feel truly terrible about her sin and to repent. In order to implement this morality, the society put her on a scaffold and constantly publicly ridiculed her so that they could all cast shame upon her. Hester lived in a society which believed that she had to live the remainder of her life in infamy because of the sin she had committed. Hester’s conflict against society was caused by its need to enforce its morality upon
However, the most selfish of all characters was Addie. While Addie was quick to label others as selfish, like she did with her students in her chapter, she never acknowledged her own selfishness. The custom of the times was to be buried with the family, so Addie would typically be buried where Anse and her kids would be buried. However, she hated Anse so much that she made him promise to take her back
Hester was punished for committing adultery. Hester was put on a pedestal in front of the whole colony. She was humiliated, and had to wear a letter A on her chest for the rest of her life. Anne was banned from her colony, and everyone looked down on her for her sin. Nathaniel Hawthorne brought Anne into the story to represent a historical figure, help foreshadow the way Hester was going to be treated throughout the story.
After her guardian dies, Salander is assigned a new guardian, Nija Bjurman. Bjurman, a sexual sadist pig as Salander puts it, manipulates her to perform oral sex on him for money, and at the next meeting, he beats and rapes her. Later in the film, Harriet who Nygyist and Salander search for, is found and she explains the truth about her disappearance. That is, her father and her brother has repeatedly raped her, she kills
This issue had shown a conflict when Davy was influenced by the other children to violently hurt and kill his mother who he loved. This impact the story because Davy and the citizens of the town had caused Tessie to die. In another short story, “Thank You M’am” by Langston Hughes, the story also had many conflicts was when both Mrs.Jones and Roger couldn’t have what they wanted. “The woman
Memed is very angry with him so he vow to take the revenge. Another mother-son relationship is that Iraz the woman who meet with Hatçe in prison, she is imprisoned because her son is murdered and after that, she burnt up the house that belongs to murderers of his son. In this part of novel, there is also strong connection between family members as a similar example of the first example which I
The woman is writing about her despair about where she is living, bullets on the streets and hiding from macoutes. Her father doesn’t approve of the man she is writing about. In this story, women are portrayed as helpless being. They are raped and treated as a tool more than a person. One woman in this story was raped and was on a boat.
And again later in the story Joe made Janie feel bad about her looks by making her wear something to conceal her hair while she was in the store. Towards the end of the marriage when Joe started to look horrible, sick, and fat, he thought that he would try to make Janie feel bad about her looks too. This is all important to the story because these little cases was what drove the two apart permanently. Janie’s beauty was what split her and Joe up. Janie developed some bitterness in the solitude that Joe and the town gave her, that was evident in the speech she gave to Joe on his deathbed.