In the novel, The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy one of the protagonists, Rahel, explores different relationships involving love to discover who she wants to become as a person. Rahel grows up in a household with her twin brother Estha and mother Ammu. Throughout Rahel’s childhood, she suffers a great deal of trauma mainly caused from the multiple deaths in her family. Rahel and the rest of her relatives break each other down and use love as a weapon against each other. The household she lives in never provides Rahel with the love and support she needs to grow as a person.
Nanny never got married because she was worried that Leafy would be trampled upon like she was. But, she still lost her child after living to see her be trampled upon the same way she was. She raised another child, her granddaughter, Janie. And, now, Janie is entering the same remorseless territory, where she 's liable to be trampled upon, at any time,
In a small, marginalized town called Bathtub, there lived a young girl named Hushpuppy and her father, Wink. Because Wink is terminally ill, he chooses to raise his daughter under tough circumstances so she could learn to live without him. He constantly yells at her, leaves her alone for long periods of time to fend for herself, and even lives in a different house. Hushpuppy does not seem to understand why her father is treating her this way, so she burns down the trailer she was living in. Her dad is, then, forced to let her move into his house, but not without restrictions.
In the Grimm Brothers version of "Little Red Riding Hood," when Little Red Riding Hood exclaims, "What big teeth you have! ", the Wolf answers "All the better to eat you with," and consumes her. However, the girl does not flinch an inch in Carter 's gothic version. Instead, the reader is surprised by “The girl burst out laughing; she knew she was nobody’s meat” (Carter 219). Furthermore, the heroine gives herself to the wolfman which is then described as a “savage marriage ceremony.” The instincts for survival, in this case, using her sexual powers to entice the creature, contrasts many stereotypes for women including her grandmother 's.
They open up and offer their thoughts and feelings to George and Lennie that they have never spoke about before to anyone, which accidently causes Curley’s wife to be killed by Lennie resulting in Lennie being shot by George. Throughout the story, Steinbeck’s use of character development and dialogue of Candy, Crooks, and Curley’s wife reveals that loneliness and isolation are caused by both social barriers and sometimes personal choice. During the start of the novella, Candy, an old swamper, is revealed to be lonely and distant from the other men due to his disability. Compared to everyone else, he is the oldest one, and to further isolate himself, he only has one hand. This prevents him from working as much as the others, which, in turn, causes him to distance himself from the other workers.
He is not allowed to eat with the narrator´s family, because blacks did not have the same rights, as white people at the time the story takes place. Our narrator has, in the beginning, a judgemental view on black people. This is because of her granny, “Granny has brought me up on stories about what nigger men do to little white girls if they get the chance. Some nights I have screaming dreams about her story of turpentine niggers raping and strangling a poor little white girl who took a wrong path on the way home from school and stiffing her dead body in a hollow log”. Once again racism is a factor, also the fact that they are referring to them as “niggers”.
The movie takes a sad turn when Sam’s dad dies in an earthquake. That is when Sam is left with her “evil” step mom Fiona and step sisters. An article from an online database said it perfectly by writing “Sam is a virtual slave to her stepmother and stepsisters. Things aren't much better at school, where Sam is routinely dissed by the cool kids for working in a diner and hopelessly pines for the big dog on campus, Austin” (Noh). Sam’s dream is to go to Princeton and that is where her dad wanted her to be as well.
Panchaali is informed that she has been gambled away like property, “no less so than a cow or a slave” (PI, 190). When she is dragged into the hall, the whole court stares at her, but worst of all is that her husbands send “tortured glances but sat paralyzed” (PI, 191). She is stripped of all ornaments, yet the ultimate shame is the command to take off her sari, the only item of clothing protecting her from “a hundred male eyes burning through me” (PI, 191). she forced to expose her vulnerable body to male eyes, reduced to the status of an object lost by her husband. In the novel, Panchaali describes the situation thus: “The worst shame a woman could imagine was about to befall me – I who had thought myself above all harm, the proud and cherished wife of the greatest kings of our time” (PI, 193).
The character Lila had to leave her schooling and stay at home to look after her two sisters. Women experience social evils in society. They have been treated cruelly which affects them both physically and mentally. In Desai‟s novel Fasting Feasting, Uma‟s cousin Anamika has to face the cruel torture imposed by her husband and her mother-in-law. “Anamika was beaten regularly by her mother-in-law while her husband stood by and approved – or at least, did not object.”(Fasting Feasting, 71) She is beaten by her husband even when she is pregnant.
She cried and screamed,the first tme she actually ever talked(fumbled as if she a furious lioness”Papa”.She got hit again and again by her son called step mom who was a evil personality with narrow piercing eyes, so to say proverbially”a wolf in the sheep’s clothing.The spirit of the monster in her step mother never died. Then she was incarcerated in an autism center where she spent 14years & today she is free .Delilah Kapoor is now in Brettcham -A rural town some where in Australia and probably should leave for Mumbai, where her father lived. But some sort of attraction forbade her from making the abrupt decision.Perhaps it was the smooth flow opf dismal river,the sunset and the fear of being hit again.She was bewitched again as she absorbed the tranquility from the air surrounding her.Now she was firm, Delilah Kapoor willnot go home, She said to her self(the river ofcourse was in the autism center’s pertimeter). She could not think of what could be done with her life What awaits her is nothingness,if she goes home she is bound to face her drunkard father and a beastly woman oft’ ready to tear her apart. God has made her neither worthy of socializing non worthy of speaking,just a puppet on a chain who has always wished to get rid of the