In the early nineteenth century in England, it is described about the role of woman in the society where they cannot inherit the inheritance and at the same time their education is only limited. So, the best way for them to get place in the society is through the marrige. This what makes Mrs. Bennet eagerly want to married off their daughter because she do not want her daughter end up become a maid. The story continued with the love relationship between Jane and Mr.Bingley, Elizabeth and Mr. Darcy and Lydia with Mr. Wickham. Mrs. Bennet satisfied with their daughter getting married because they at least can get a place in the society.
She also says that he never loved her he just thought it was fun to love her (Ibsen 57). Right after Nora makes the decision to leave, Torvald immediately shames her by saying that he forbids Nora from leaving implying that he still has control over her. “You blind, foolish woman!” (Ibsen 58). Torvald calls Nora foolish for choosing to not be controlled by him and going out to reclaim her identity and start a new life. Nora finally finds the courage and strength to free herself.
In contrast, Lydia Bennet is young, immature and blinded by the idea of being admired. Elizabeth Bennet, on the other hand, refuses to marry for money, and only considers a marriage with mutual compatibility. Consequently, Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice focuses on women and their distinct
Furthermore, Mama believes that Dee will be more successful daughter as she is the one who is pursuing a secondary education, and Maggie is not pursuing an education. Mama continually dismisses Maggie and treats her like an abomination, the daughter that she is ashamed of. Walker also uses irony to convey Momma’s eventual disappointment with Dee’s attitude towards her family. When Dee returns home from college she has completely changed her entire being, she adopted a new name, new mannerisms, and
Mr Collins originally planned on proposing to Jane but Mrs Bennet tricked him by telling him that Jane was close to being engaged and that Elizabeth is in need of a husband. Elizabeth finds her mother’s marriage obsession annoying but somewhat reasonable. She understands that marriage is very important to a young girl but feels like her mother is a bit too crazy about it considering her daughters are getting married, not her. Without Mrs Bennet pushing the girls to be married, Jane would have never met Bingley and Elizabeth would have never met Darcy. The relationship between Elizabeth and her parents is not one of her strongest but is one of the more influential in her life.
A girl was not, as I had supposed, simply what I was; it was what I had to become. It was a definition, always touched with emphasis, with reproach and disappointment. Also it was a joke on me(142)”. The main character does not take into account how her mother might want someone to bond with until she is older. Because of her immaturity she has a bad relationship with her parents and her brother even though her thoughts are justifiable.
3.1. Childhood at Gateshead Hall Jane gets to know that she does not fit into the beauty ideal already in her early childhood. Her physical inferiority to her cousins Eliza, John and Georgiana Reed is mentioned in the very first few page of the novel (Brontë 9). The Reeds keep her “at a distance” (9) and she does not belong to their family. Furthermore, Jane is fully aware of her inferiority and asks herself: “Why could I never please?” In the same passage she compares herself to Georgiana, whose faults are easily forgiven by others although she “had a spoiled temper, a very acrid spite, a captious and insolent carriage, was universally indulged.” (18) These bad characteristics seem to be excusable because of “her beauty, her pink cheeks and golden curls “, that “seemed to give delight to all who looked at her” (18).
Both of the dreams were influenced and left undiscovered by her mother’s actions. Her inability of achieving her dreams influenced her sense of loneliness as she was then truly alone with nothing left to hold onto and to have going for her. This led to her marriage with Curley and she reminisces how life could’ve been like for her as an actor. Curley’s wife quotes, “Coulda been in the movies, an’ had nice clothes-all them nice clothes like they wear. An’ I coulda sat in them big hotels, an’ had pitchers took of me.”(89) that represents her wishful hoping for the dreams she was unable to achieve.
In such a materialistic world, Daisy can’t find the hope to support, and she needs to seek some "real things" for a sense of security, as a weak and bewildered woman. At this moment，“she looked me with an absolute smirk on her lovely face, as if she had asserted her membership in a rather distinguished secret society to which she and Tom belonged”（p25）But as Mrs. Daisy Buchanan, she lived with discontent, especially being painful about love life. As she told Nick that “I’m p-paralyzed with happiness.”(P13) The virtue of her marriage satisfies her own demand for wealth, status, but her heart was dominated by emptiness and ignorant. Daisy numbly enjoyed this happiness, which give her mind to that the significant of material comfort for ones who were accustomed to live a life of luxury her importance. Nevertheless, from another point of view, the marriage between Daisy and Buchanan is a combination of beauty and wealth, without true love.
The imagery of the ‘sour air’ encompassing her represents a miasma of rejection from society, who pressure her to conform to a single way of life. Whilst some say that looking through a Bell Jar gives her a distorted perception of society and the pressure she receives is a fiction of her own imagination, one must look only at her relationship with her mother to realize she is victimized by her harsh society. In specific it reminds us of the toxic environment set up by her mother who tells her "I knew you'd decide to be all right again". It’s shocking to the reader who is able to sympathize with Esther’s clear internal struggles, yet her own mother sees it only as a nuisance. The extended metaphor within this novel and the fragmentary structure we so often see in Plath’s work presents the depth of mental disorder but more importantly brings a harsh light to the society that never understood or even tried