Instead of feeling content, now you are feeling the complete opposite. How could someone say they love you so much but, make you feel like you are not good enough for them? Rupi Kaur, the author of Milk and Honey, captures these events in the form of poems. The theme “someone can fill you with happiness but, also break you into a million pieces”, reveals the speaker’s stance on relationships in Milk and Honey. Loving another can be extreme.
Chapter 3: Women and Leadership All through, Emma, a book by Jane Austen, Emma Woodhouse, who is the main character experiences what has always been understood as a way to self-knowledge. As this lady, Miss Woodhouse may have undergone many challenges throughout his character as the novel began, she recognizes and repents the rash actions she had previously caused and the faults are seen to disappear becoming insignificance. The character in Emma changes in several ways from the worst to better and the change makes the reader to be attracted by her, thus generally it directs someone to be sympathetic when approaching her. But, Emma has the main character and trait in that she is too much in her own way and, a character that makes someone to be to lose the sympathy towards her mainly in relating the selfish attitudes in her towards the ones of reduced collective responsibility than herself. The opening sentence of Austen is a clear description of Emma to the reader.
While they share these common factors, they also oppose one another as one is in a male’s perspective and the other is in the perspective of a female, one ends with life while the other ends in death, and one uses dialogue and the other has a sparing amount. Despite these differences both writers use many poetic devices to present the speaker’s thoughts and feelings in a strategic manner to make for two great poems. Elizabeth Barret Browning was an amazing poet in the Victorian era, and she started
Many poets during Shakespeare’s time wrote traditional blazon sonnets, ones that compared women to the most wondrous things life has to offer; gems, jewels, plants, and stars. Such beautiful comparisons were made and the women appeared so divine but they were unrealistic. Women had become a collection of objects rather than human, but Shakespeare shed some light on the matter at hand and presented a new way of thinking. In Shakespeare’s My Mistress’ Eyes, he purposefully contradicts the typical blazon tradition, uses enjambment, end-stop, and rhyme schemes to create a sonnet which serves as a statement that disowns the societal views on women.
Dickinson experienced loss and sorrow, but it also made her a stronger person. In any poem there is always a certain reason for that person to write what they do. This can be certain events going on around the world or in that person’s life. Emily Elizabeth Dickinson’s work was
I connected this idea to a previous text, Sudhir Kakar’s Intimate Relations where Rano, the protagonist of one of the stories, desired to be beaten up by her husband to establish their relationship as a married couple. The idea of love with respect to desire was another point that I tried to cover in my post. The trance of love and desire often makes the two concepts very unrealistic for us, hence often blurring the lines between the reality and fantasy of these two raw emotions. Though these initial ideas regarding reality and desire with respect to violence do hold true for me in some parts, it is has become rather problematic for me to attach a negative connotation to desire. It also makes me question why love and desire as seen so differently.
This is yet another example of how a man can tragically break the spirit and heart of a woman unknowingly. This tool is only used though so authors can begin to unravel the true purpose of literature, and the purpose of their literature focuses on why these women are in so much pain and why they won't leave or try to escape their situation and what keeps them trapped there. The author builds the catalyst so they can focus on their true goal of writing about what occurs during the reaction, this is the true purpose of authors literature, and in this case, the purpose of the literature is to tunnel deep into the female heart and mine out its troubles, its problems, and everything that makes it tick. All of these authors are focusing on the affliction of the female heart. The authors write these women in instances of weakness so they can take a reader through the process of all the things they had to overcome to emerge stronger and more empowered on the other side of their situation,or tragically takes a reader through the events that lead to the main characters not being able to hold on any longer and what lead to their ultimate
The Handmaid´s Tale is a popular dystopian novel by the author Margaret Atwood. Atwood tells a story about a not too distant future. The Handmaid´s Tale visits a large range of issues relating to power, gender, religious politics, pollution, and fertility issues. In Gilead, women´s bodies are politicized and restrained. Gilead is a place where you are surrounded by rules that must be obeyed because of the fear of the torture that will be received.
She committed suicide after being haunted by feelings of “ill[ness], isolat[ion], and … despair” (VanSpanckeren 83) and after having an ongoing struggle with the ‘self’ and the ‘other.’ She was an eminent female poet of the 1960s whose poems mirrored the “personal” and “proto-feminist cry of anguish” (VanSpanckeren 83). Nassia Linardou claims that Sexton was considered “the high priestess” and “the Mother” (89) of confessional poetry. Her acclaimed talent emanated from her boldness to evoke newly-tackled issues such as mother-daughter relationship, suicide and sexuality. As a female poet, Sexton rebuilt her fragmented identity through her poems. Her poetry thrived on issues of the female incessant struggle, and her poems were “encoded with images of domesticity and motherhood – images which gender [her] poetry – and [her] employment of the first person pronoun” in her poetry (Crosbie 59).
The motivation of the fiction of the 80s creates some aberrations in the perception of these bodies of literature. Surely a fire brand of women novelists beginning with R.P.Jhabvala,Kamala Markandaya, Anita desai, Nayantara Sahgal, Kamala Das and many others-highlights the growth of the novels as an art from which exactly constitutes the hallmark of Indo-English writing. They greatly succeeded in bringing freshness to their works. What appeals to the reader most that they could daringly speak out about a woman’s frustrations and reactions in their novels. In