Edna’s refusal to follow and obey social conventions, allows her to spend her time on painting and sketching. And with Leonce and the children’s absence, Edna branches off even further buying her own house and sustaining herself with a small income from her paintings. This allows Edna to gain even more independence from her household, children, and spouse, to the point that she has gone against the female submission rule in societies conventions. On the other hand, Adele is obedient and submissive to her household, husband, and children, rarely leaving the premise of her house. Because of Adele being the “mother-woman”(p.8) and following societies conventions, she is granted very little freedom as she can’t leave her house because of the duties she is expected to complete on a day to day basis.
Beth, Conrad’s mom, seems to care about nothing more than her reputation, which proves to be a key reason for the family's professedly endless grieving. She herself has not dealt with the grief brought on by the death of Buck. She constantly has her guard up and is quick to steer away from any situation that even remotely pertains to her life before the tragedy. As a result, she struggles greatly
Madame Ratignole is always giving Edna counsel and warning her. When Edna moves into her new home alone and becomes close to Arobin, Ratignole “advise[s] [her] to be a little careful while she [is] living there alone” and tells her that Arobin’s “ attentions alone are enough to ruin a woman’s reputation” . Ultimately, Edna ignores her about almost everything. Ratignole has little influence on Edna’s decision making and Edna makes choices that she would never make, both of these facts show their dissimilarity. Edna’s relationship with Mademoiselle Reisz is different.
After being an orphan, Cosette, was raised by Valjean by the demand of her mother. Valjean both helps and hinders Cosette as she blossoms into an adult. Although Valjean raised Cosette to be a respectful and caring young lady, Valjean does not let Cosette go out and see what the entire world has to offer. By shielding Cosette from society, Valjean equally helps and hinders her in many different ways in her adult life. Valjean does not ever give Cosette any time for herself.
This woman is not in the novel as she is presented dead but she is remembered by George and Lennie as she appears in Lennie’s daydreams. Aunt Clara showed the motherly figure as she was Lennie's caretaker but treated him like a son, this is backed up by the following quotation." you never give a thought to George", in this quote she is telling Lennie off in much the same way a mother would do. This denotes the affection she had for Lennie. Linking it up she is a maternal and generous lady, she gave love to Lennie as he is her son.
She is not considered important enough to have her own name in the novel, and throughout the novel she is known as Curley’s wife (Mumford, 2013). Furthermore, unlike Lady Macbeth, Curley’s wife has no power over her husband instead she is scared of him. Curley’s wife is not respected by the men on the ranch and is considered to be someone who creates trouble. In contrast to this, Lady Macbeth is respected by men in her kingdom and no one tries to disrespect her. Since Curley’s wife does not get attention from anywhere, she tries to seek it from the only person who will listen to her and that is Lennie.
This may also present to us that the women in this play are quite strong and independent despite the times this play is set in, Hermia's father Egeus treats Hermia as though she is his property and that she has no freedom of choice Egeus threats his daughter by death or to become a nun which shows some state of
Throughout the television series, Agent Seeley Booth seems like a very confident and cocky man, who would mostly fit the category of a ‘player’ if it wasn’t for his really mature and religious attitudes. Even though he is successful with women he doesn’t openly express his sexuality afraid that it might seem inappropriate or he will be disrespectful. Especially, since his father was a violent man who physically abused his mother, younger brother and
There is a similar situation in The Hunger Games, which is written by Susan Collins. In this book, Katniss and Prim lose their father, which has a great impact on their mother. Katniss' mother's response is very similar to Geneva's. "She didn't do anything but sit propped up in a chair, or more often huddled under the blankets on her bed, eyes fixed on some point in the distance... no amount of pleading seemed from Prim seemed to affect her" (Collins 26). Katniss' mother is not accepting the death of her husband by blocking out everyone, which is almost exactly the same response as Geneva to her situation.
In the play, he is described as having an extremely masculine or fierce quality about him, suggesting that he is not only physically in shape, but that he has a unpleasant temper as well. In the opening act Stanley is seen throwing a package of meat at Stella, while this incident seems friendly, the lack of respect that he has for his wife is extremely evident. He fits perfectly into the stereotypical male role of that time period. ““Animal joy in his being is implicit in all his movement and attitudes…the center of his life has been pleasure with women” suggests that because he is so attractive, Stanley can easily take advantage of other women” (Gender Roles in “A Streetcar Named Desire”). This proves that Stanley sees himself as being superior to women.
Her father was more of an intense version of my own father. In our family I am always my father’s favorite, the one that stood by him through everything. We are playful together and he wants to give me everything even when he can’t. He always wants to be the one to take care of me not the other way around and he’s extremely stubborn, cocky and loves talking about himself. He also always loved my mother even though when they were still married they would fight constantly and the amount of beers he can throw back can always amaze me, but other than that he is mostly the good parts of Rex Walls.