.touching nothing, starved and eating of itself” (152). “Empty” refers to her face, as well as her intellect and personality. She is empty because she is thoughtless and selfish, even to the point of trying to ruin her own husband. “Touching nothing” describes how she did not positively influence or leave a mark on anybody or anything. She simply meanders through life selfishly, giving nothing of herself, and living as though she had not been there.
In contrast to past gender stereotypes, they argue that girls should be strong, independent, and intelligent. Orenstein takes a second wave feminism approach, meaning females are just as capable as males. She references how she commonly writes about feminism and warning parents of a “preoccupation of body and beauty” in order to pull for a change in society (327). The beauty standards give women an impossible set of goals deterring their confidence. In addition to unrealistic standards, Orenstein is alarmed by the growing popularity of princesses because she views them as “retrograde role models” (329).
Joe states that “she’s [Janie] a woman and her place is in de home” (43). Janie stays quiet and is unable to stand up for herself because she believes Joe. She believes that she her only place is “in de home” and that that is always where she will be. Because of this, she does exactly what is expected of her and nothing else when with Joe. However, marrying Tea Cake enabled her to be free from the submissive female role she was living -- “her shadow existEnce” (Kaplan 2304).
Montag’s wife “Mildred” who is addicted to television and radio did not care about her husband’s feelings. Mildred lives vicariously through the lives of her “family” on the parlor shows; her real life is basically empty. Her relationship with her husband is the only thing in her life that is not fictional however she doesn’t spend time with him or even talks to him about anything meaningful. Mildred merely sits most of the day watching her favorite TV clown show, while reading scripts. Mildred and her friends gather to watch television and hold shallow at best conversations, which is all but to much for Montag himself, especially once he realizes they are so delusional about reality that the voted for a man that looked better than his opponent in appearance only, simply because that’s what the Television showed them to do.
In his novel, Fahrenheit 451, Ray Bradbury challenges the boring prescribed dystopian world where there is only one approved perspective on life. Bradbury’s characterisation of this life through his protagonist, Montag, and Montag’s wife Mildred, contrasts with the characterisation of Clarisse, a young girl who seems full of the joy of living because she rejects the prescribed life style, preferring instead the simple things of nature, and relationship.
Mary Maloney is a very loving and devoted house wife and mother-to-be. Though her dream of having the perfect American family was destroyed by the bewildering news of Patrick choosing another women over Mary and their child. Innocent is all Mary Maloney is, due to her indistinct state of mind caused by her heinous husband’s decision to desert her and her child while she is unable to control her emotions due to her being pregnant. Mary is not guilty of murder instead innocent due to diminished capacity. Mary genuinely loved and cared for Patrick and would never intently plan to kill him with hatred.
She tries to keep him until the townspeople basically force her to bury him. The second reason Miss Emily may be crazy and mentally ill is because she kills Homer Baron. Faulkner says, Emily buys Arsenic from the druggist and the next day Homer is seen entering her home and that was the last time anyone ever saw him or Emily for some time. No one but the negro servant left the house. (Faulkner 455) Emily kills Homer because she doesn’t want him to leave her.
He views his wife Emilia as a piece of property as well. She has no voice, similar to the wife Othello. She is simply there to serve her husband and he simply utilizes their relationship to Desdemona to his own advantage that will eventually led to the death to both of these women. Emilia is the opposite of Desdemona. She started out as being the typical wife of her time, someone who was very weak, obedient, and someone who didn’t have much of an opinion.
Suddenly one of her personalities said he fell on a pitch fork and died in front of her eyes. They claimed Sybil was in love and her mother did not give the emotional support she needed to cope with her loss. In the film Franke and Alice, Dr. Oz used a combination of injections and hypnosis to treat Frankie. In most of the sessions Frankie seem to be in a drowsy state, only remembering fragments of her memories. According to the textbook, “Amytal and pentothal are injections that have been used to help patients with dissociative amnesia regain their lost memories (Comer,2015, p. 208).” The purpose of these drugs is to help patients relax so that they can recall the traumatic events that triggered the spilt