In Much Ado about Nothing, by William Shakespeare, Hero sacrifices her self-respect to maintain her reputation within her community, which helps to illuminate Shakespeare’s message about how forgiveness and compromise are essential in a healthy relationship. Despite this, Shakespeare uses Hero’s character to demonstrate a flaw in relationships, that both partners should be equally assertive and love each equally. Hero’s surprising decision to marry Claudio despite all the false accusations reflects her flat character. Ultimately, Hero can’t defend herself verbally, physically, or emotionally. She is not an assertive character.
The audience does not see Lady Macbeth and Lady Macduff interact in Macbeth, however, Shakespeare uses Lady Macduff as a foil for Lady Macbeth. In the solitary scene where the audience sees Lady Macduff, she is portrayed as an intelligent, acute woman, akin to Lady Macbeth’s character. However, Lady Macduff is a domestic, nurturing woman who appreciates “honest men” as opposed to Lady Macbeth who promotes her husband to be the “serpent” underneath the “innocent flower”. Shakespeare’s use of a foil is beneficial as it provides a more stark comparison between Lady Macbeth and Lady Macduff, making Lady Macbeth’s character seem
With this in mind, Nightingale’s letter is significant because it offers a fragmental understanding of what Nightingale found important to convey to her aunt, and insight into their relationship. The fact that Nightingale tries to construct an exciting narrative for her aunt, suggests Nightingale was trying to impress or please her aunt. This is letter is made more significant by the fact that, it is the only letter addressed to Aunt Patty in the Florence Nightingale fonds. The letter comments on a number of topics not limited to death, illness, marriage, and inheritance, but mostly focuses on her acquaintances. Ironically at the end of her letter Nightingale states, “I seem to have nothing entertaining to tell you,” (Nightingale).
The Tragedy of Macbeth by William Shakespeare explore an abundance of encounter to the rigidity of gender representation. Throughout many of his plays, Shakespeare depict gender role as not being a stereotype and the gender did not define who or how they act. Macbeth and Lady Macbeth both display traits that are not the way how a male and female should act. Shakespeare proves that not all men can kill easily and how female aren’t fragile and innocent like they look. When the three witches first appearance they wasn’t acting like women suppose to act or look even like a woman should be.
"But the Prince Prospero was happy and dauntless and sagacious" from the text shows evidence that the prince never really cares about his countrymen suffering and dying from the lethal plague outside his castellated abbey. A brave leader is supposed to take care of his people not just himself. Doing what is right, good, and helping others must override one’s fears and self-interest. Prospero inhumane nature manifests itself when he invites only his close friends to hide from the Red Death in his castellated abbey. The prince sees the lives of his friends more important than other lives in the kingdom.
That in reality she is an opposite during the final chapters, and it was nearly impossible to predict because of her ability to manipulate others. Daisy can be seen as a sympathy seeker, shallow, and selfish. Some individuals may feel sympathy toward Daisy because of the way she is described and her actions in the book. The author tries to ensure that her motives are not clear and provides subliminal hints throughout the whole novel. Fitzgerald highlights the girl’s charm first thing when she is introduced to the reader, and he states that she "held my hand for a moment, looking up into my face, promising that there was no one in the world she so much wanted to see".
/ Is Romeo slaughtered and is Tybalt dead?”(3.2.70-71). This quote at the middle of the story shows that Juliet tells her family and the nurse what they want to hear from her, meaning Juliet doesn’t have her own opinion, so her family takes this as an advantage so they could persuade Juliet that the Montagues are evil people. So, Juliet expresses that she’s angry about Tybalt’s death, and wants to avenge her family member (Tybalt). In relation to this, this expresses that she’s loyal to her family’s interests and doesn’t have her own opinion based on her experiences. Towards the end of the story, when Juliet asks Friar Lawrence for assistance concerning the marriage, Friar Lawrence expressed to Juliet, “O Juliet, I already know
The Taming of the Shrew is a well-known play by the famous William Shakespeare in which he created Katherine who is one of the main characters In the play to take on the role of a head strong and misunderstood women. Some of her qualities caused some readers to misdiagnose her with the qualities of being a shrew. The play showcases Katherine as the opposite of what a gentle lady was which was the ideal woman during their time period. Katherine married another lead character by the name Petruchio who’s main goal was to tame Katherine, so he does everything that he can until he believes that he has successfully trained her. Katherine deceives the people around her and the audience to think that she let her husband Petruchio tame her but really she was never truly tamed only acting as if she was to keep peace between them.
Women may have faced many dreadful punishments within their lives, but that is irrelevant to the events of the play. The literary work, A Doll’s House, written by the playwright Henrik Ibsen is not feminist due to the fact that it does not hinder themes evident in his writing such as the burden of gender roles, the consequences of defying social normalities, and the effects of chicacenary and duplicacy of
Society keeps distance between them to avoid any sort of sinful or unlawful mixing or intercourse. For example, Imran’s elder sister tells Sadiqa about the secret love affair among cousins. Such affairs occur mostly because girl does not have the liberty to go out and meet strangers. Further, Sadiqa’s foster father forbids her to avoid the company of her male cousins and later one day asks her to go indoors to avoid the eyes of strangers. Ultimately the distancing becomes the part of the psychology of men and women in the result of which married couples always maintain the distance and remain deprived of life giving intimacy and union of