Mr Birling uses his daughter as a ticket to social status and he says to Eric he has earned his way. Mrs Birling comes around as controlling “you’re not support to say such thing”. What this suggests that Mrs Birling is remaining Mr Birling is most control over the marriage there is no love. Curly wife posed his mind, and he’s very jealous being the only woman on the ranch, curly is even more worried about her behaviour with the men who work there. You can tell that curly doesn’t have all the control over his wife because it says that “you see a girl around here” he demanded angrily.
This old ideology of gender roles gravely affected the Mirabal sisters and their participation in their revolution against Trujillo; however, they still managed to challenge these gender limitations throughout the book. Throughout the book, it becomes apparent that the Mirabals' husbands are obstacles that prevent them from participating in the revolution. For example, Dedé's husband prevented her from participating in the revolution. On page 179, Alvarez writes, "'What if I can't?' Dedé's voice shook.
“Madwomen” lacks care and equal treatment so they not only need a concrete room, but also need a spiritual single room. At the beginning, the two female protagonists in The Yellow Wallpaper and A Rose for Emily live under the patriarchy’s places for a long time. In The Yellow Wallpaper, the narrator is nameless. Her husband thinks she suffers from nervous breakdown and wants to takes “good” care of the narrator. Thus, he decides her to accept rest cure and live in an ancient colonial mansion.
'". Instead of letting the children finally stay in the house, the step mother is still stubborn to throw them away and not acting like a mother should have acted. Even the father tries to change her mind, " 'It would be better for you to share the last mouthful with your children. '". But, it is no use, she does not listen to what he wants.
She goes on to explain that she does not appreciate the way the men on the ranch treat her with disrespect. The fact that she can stand up for herself, even though she’s all alone, reveals just how strong and confident of a person Curley’s wife truly is. If she had continued bottling up all of her emotions, she would have never had the chance to express her true emotions. This why why “‘I get lonely’” is the most important phrase used in chapters five and six of the novella Of Mice and
Orleanna hates her husband for making their family live like this. In Excerpts from the Awakening, Kate Chopin conveys that women deserve the same freedoms as men, so when Edna sets out to find her independence, much like Orleanna, who is tired of being treated poorly by her no good husband, it creates a connection between the stories. Orleanna appears to be a good mother who keeps her kids in check, and in line, for the most part. Her children aren’t too thrilled about being stuck in the Congo on their trip, but they all have to do what their father says. Orleanna obeys her husband Nathan during the beginning of the book because she is too afraid to step out of line because she knows how Nathan gets when he
Steinbeck makes it out as though Curly thinks his wife is his property and tells her not to make conversation with the other ranch hands. Seeing that Curly acts as her owner makes it obvious that he feels like the superior sex overall. In other words, Ballman’s article and Steinbeck’s show of Curly’s marriage allows for a spotlight on the sexism that happens and how it affects them differently. This “rule” in society that women are inferior boasts men’s egos and shuts down women’s self value or makes them fight for
This proves that Curley's wife is weak and she is upset that the men won't talk to her. She uses her power against them to hide the fact that she is lonely and insecure. Secondly, Curley's wife sees herself as a tease to the other men although they want nothing to do with her. She uses her pretty face of makeup, nice body, and bouncy hair to show off to them. When she enters the barnhouse, Lennie is fascinated by her.
Miss Emily also shows similar behavior when her father passes away as well. She denies to the townspeople that her father is dead. She doesn’t want to accept the death of the things she loves. Miss Emily will do anything to hold onto her love ones. The death of Homer Baron serves as a perfect example of that statement.
In Act 1 Scene III Goneril continues to tear her and her father’s relationship apart. When talking to Oswald she says, “When he returns from hunting, I will not speak with him. Say I am sick.” She was only ignoring her father because she felt he “…wronged her.” (Act 1 Scene III) Goneril and Regan are both married and in turn receive their father’s good graces. He is blind to the fact that those closest to him are the ones furthest from his heart. Goneril and Regan chose to defy the natural order by being selfish and not taking their father’s condition into consideration.