Even though Charlotte was not the most beautiful woman, she found abundant success in her talents. The Victorian era placed a woman’s value in how much money and beauty she possessed. In Charlotte Bronte’s coming of age novel, Jane Eyre, outward beauty deceives as it ironically represents a true evil in oneself. The beautiful Reed family, who resides at Gateshead, has cruel hearts as they boast about their luxuries as they deny them to their “outsider” blood. Even though Mrs. Reed promised her deceased husband that she would care for Jane as if she was one of her own children, Mrs. Reed encourages everyone in the house to never hesitate to tell Jane that she is a
Just like her character Emma, Austen had a sister and their relationship was similar to that of Emma and Miss Taylor. Jane’s mother once said: “If Cassandra were going to have her head cut off, Jane would insist on sharing her fate.” (Tucker chapter 3). This is similar to the sisterly relationship between Emma and Miss Taylor. Proving, that foils can be formed between acclaimed authors and their
‘A Rose for the Anzac Boys’ by Jackie French holds a very interesting character, Anne. Anne is an upper class citizen and was determined to be married off just like her other sisters. Her parents wanted it done in the first season but Anne has one problem. Spots. With this imperfection Anne has a low self esteem and confidence which meant she was afraid to do anything to upset her parents further.
Where a woman is concerned, it's the story that's easiest to believe. In this case it's a great deal easier to believe Bertha Dorset's story than mine, because she has a big house and an opera box, and it's convenient to be on good terms with her.’" (Wharton 215). Bertha’s wealth elevates herself over Lily, thus her story is believed and not Lily’s. The subject of money and debt also show Lily’s downfall over the course of the novel. Lily’s relationship with money is tense and she struggles to keep up with the expensive demands of staying in an elite
In the novel Pride and Prejudice, Jane Austen uses the secondary characters such as Charlotte Lucas and George Wickham to exemplify the characteristics of the title, pride and prejudice. Charlotte Lucas, is the best friend of Elizabeth Bennet, who is one of the main characters that takes pride in herself by judging the other characters actions (Austen 16). Charlotte assists one way by showing the pride of Elizabeth by being older and therefore, less likely to have opportunities to meet a suitor. Elizabeth uses her age as a comparison to Charlotte and gives her more youth making her more attractive to men. One possible suitor for Elizabeth, asks for her hand in marriage, but gets denied and then asks Charlotte the following day (Austen 99).
When Edna and Adele with their families went to Grand Isle, sometimes, Edna will put herself into their children completely or forget them. Moreover, when her children tumbled, she will not pick them up just let them get up on their own. In contrast to Adele, Edna is not contributing herself to her family as well as Adele. Edna tries to fit in as the role to be a good mother, but, she cannot definitely, to be a mother-woman cannot fulfill her eagerness to be a special, independent and egocentric person. In Chapter XVI, Edna said to Adele, she would give her money and her life to children, but never herself.
'Jane Eyre ' is the one of the famous novels by Charlotte Bronte and also known as the most prominent novels in the Great Britain. ‘Jane Eyre’ reflects the ultimate associations of the social order of that spell in Great Britain flawlessly. Search for family and love, the passion, diversities between social classes and the responsibilities of the women in the civilization of that period, all are comprised. 'Wuthering Heights ' is the only novel of Emily Bronte that articulates about passions that can increase in the lovers’ heart, expresses on how conditions may change the mode of life and what is most vital; it is a portrait of the heart of a woman. There were Gothic features in the stories of the Bronte juvenilia, and all the kids had been familiar with stories and poems of the supernatural over their reading of magazine of Blackwood and literary annuals.
They represent and personify culture conservatism and preservation. The lady's mother wants her daughter to follow the Calcutta's marital rites of an arranged marriage, and when she discovered that her daughter is already with someone without her approval, she refused to pick her calls and
The short story “Two Kinds” by Amy Tan explains a mother and daughter relationship that has many differences within a conflict in the story. The narrator demonstrates that the mother and the daughter do not agree with the same aspect on life. Since the mother wants her daughter to be perfect, the daughter refuses to make her mother’s wishes come true. Her mother wanted the narrator to become the perfect traditional daughter, but the narrator’s differences triggered with her mother. An indication from the story is, “Unlike my mother, I did not believe I could be anything I wanted to be, I could only be me” (137).
That girls should be in a stupid bliss so it wouldn’t affect them because they wouldn’t be able to do anything about it. Daisy and Tom’s love wasn’t real love because if it was he would have been there for his daughters birth instead of God knows with whom. F. Scott Fitzgerald portrays women as hopeless and better off being stupid so they wouldn’t process and realize that their husband didn’t really love them and that love is just a unrealistic dream. Further, a modern writer Zora Neale Hurston wrote in her short story about a married couple in a small community. Where the wife named Lena has an open affair in front of the town and her husband.