Aleyn reduces her value, making her an undesirable woman for marriage since chastity is desired more than an experienced woman. Afterwards, Symkyn is punished by the wife and two scholars because he fails to control his women and is inevitably isolated with manhood. Unluckily, Symkyn cannot withhold social statuses or break down social barriers since he cannot maintain authority. John and Aleyn are worshipped in the tale, because they were able to hold their power, despite their lesser
Many women in the nineteenth century married for possessions and social status. Blanche Ingram was a prime example of how women, without loving or knowing a man, would already be interested in the idea of marriage. The reason why Jane was compassionate, towards Mr. Rochester was that he had a strong grasp on her emotions. Although she had left him, with time her feelings had not reformed, knowing that he was a married man. Jane believed in her passions and individuality, which in turn went against laws of the church and others criticism.
(Fitzgerald 34) Myrtle married her husband not because she loves him or because he is successful, which he is not, but just to have the title of being married. Her affair with Tom spoils her and enables her to have what she could have only dreamed of. She is clever and does not give up on her life. She was not born into a wealthy family, she did not marry into one, but she found other ways to try to build her way up the
The common thought was there was something wrong with them if women were not married by the time limit. Women were never thought of becoming lawyers or doctors because of the restrictions of the functions they had to do, based on their gender. They were just considered property belonging to their spouse. In Kate Chopin’s works such as The Awakening, she contradicted the roles and stereotypes of women and
The "deceitful ideology" is belief that a families happiness rested on the shoulders of women and by their ability to perfectly preform household tasks. This ideology also discourages women from challenging or disagree with their husbands and if the marriage fails it was the womans fault. This ideology still exists and has evolved to include a successfully career outside of the home. However it seems this ideology doesn't matter as much as it did in the 1950s and 1960s since more people are accepting of a womens choice to have a family or career or both.
In the Wife of Bath’s, she broke all the stereotypes Medieval society thought a wife is. She tells the people that being married intercourse is part of marriage and God has made privates parts to make generations, not to waste in doing nothing. Being categorized or stereotyped in Medieval society was hard for married women in the Medieval era because often they were portrayed as disloyal, uncontrolled sexual beasts because of the lack of marriage
Emma, the character, has been shown to be financially stable which is why she didn 't need to get married into a rich family. The fact that she was from a high class made her seem more of a nuisance to everyone else because she treated the lower class quite differently. She befriended Harriet, who was from the lower class just because Emma admired her beauty. Harriet adored Emma and would always listen to everything she said. “She would notice her; she would improve her; she would detach her from her bad acquaintance, and introduce her into good society; she would form her opinions and her manners” (Austen, Emma).
There is a social hierarchy in a place where women are inferior to men. Being born a woman lead to a life of order and minimal room for error. Ironically, the women are at fault because they are women, and they pay the price for it. Knowing that she lives in a patriarchal society, it is possible that she chose to commit suicide because she didn’t want to live such a miserable life any longer. Neither did she want that life for her child, especially if that child had been a girl.
Which also implies that he believes women are self-important and only care about money, instead of caring about their actions. Daisy was so desperate to find a wealthy man to have in her life, that she stopped waiting for the person who she genuinely loved. She decided to marry somebody who she didn't actually care about, simply because he was wealthy and Gatsby was not around
Her life experience duplicates financially independent New Women in the 1920s. Furthermore, flappers were uninterested in relationships and not in need of marriages. Jordan belongs to the upper class, but she is not expecting marriage with wealthy families. She is attracted to Nick because she sees the potential of freedom in their relationship. Jordan’s relationship has proven that Fitzgerald did not deliberately judge women.