Furthermore, Feminist Criticism provides a better view of literature because it shows that women can be powerful. When Emilia finds out that her husband has been plotting an evil plan she says,” Tis proper I obey him, but not now”(Othello V.2.195). Emilia refuses to help her husband after she finds the cruel intentions he has despite the expectation of women always being submissive to their husbands. Women also have a voice and feelings, they are capable of defying their husbands commands when they know what he expects is simply wrong. In a literary article,The Role of Women in Othello: A Feminist Reading states that,” Society weighs heavily on the shoulders of women; they feel that they must support the men and defer to them, even if the actions of the men are questionable” (Literary Articles).
Franny tries to play the role of a good girlfriend listening and paying attention to what her boyfriend Lane has to say, but there bickering at one other cause Franny to argue with Lane on how she hates people that are phoniness and just wants to fade into the background and be a nobody. Throughout the story Franny 's comments on how a person has to act a certain way because of the social standards that are set. She spends her time in the story abiding by the standers and commenting on them causing her to have an emotional breakdown. The Breakdown that she has connects to Shoshana Felman 's What Does a Woman Want? and Franny 's actions connect to Judith Butler 's Performative Acts and Gender Constitution: An Essay in Phenomenology and Feminist Theory.
Soon after Tita gets kick out by her Mama, but Dr.John allows Tita live at his house, but Tita condition is bad, Tita loses her memory because of the suffer “after tasting a spoonful of soup that Chencha had made and brought to Dr.John Brown’s house Tita had returned to her senses” (Esquivel 123). After tasting the soup Tita remembers the time that she made the Ox-tail soup in the kitchen
This marriage could be said to be Janie’s best. Unlike previous times, Janie had finally learned to always care for her loved one. In one particular scene, Tea Cake had left to gamble and win money for the two of them, and Janie’s behaviour during this time is explained as, “Janie waited till midnight without worrying, but after that she began to be afraid. So she got up and sat around scared and miserable. Thinking and fearing all sorts of dangers… She rather found herself angry at imaginary people who might try to criticize” (Hurston 125).
Throughout this wild plot, Lord Capulet and Friar Laurence’s actions are to blame for Romeo and Juliet’s death. Lord Capulet was one of the individuals that contributed to the termination of Romeo and Juliet’s lives. Being irate, Lord Capulet forces Juliet into a dilemma by saying, “But fettle [her] fine joints ‘gainst Thursday next/ to go with Paris to Saint Peter’s Church, or [he] will drag thee on a hurdle thither.” (III.v.154-156). Juliet characterizes as a loyal and obedient daughter, she always wants to please her parents whenever she can. This puts tons of pressure on Juliet’s decision.
Connie is boastful of knowing she can pull any guy which causes her to have a huge ego until she accidentally runs into Arnold Friend one night as he says, “gonna get ya baby” (494). Connie does not think much of Arnold other than the fact he is a creep, until one Sunday afternoon, he shows up at her house. Arnold is begging Connie to come with him for a ride and mysteriously knows her parents are gone, how long they will be, and where they are. Immediately, Connie gets a bad feeling and is quick to long for her mother. Because of how Connie portrayed herself, she gets put into a situation of where us readers are stuck wondering what actually happens.
She does this so John will be forced to leave his wife and increase her chance of being able to be with John. An example of how Abigale is lustful is “Gah! I almost forgot how strong you are, John Proctor!” She says that she knows how strong he was from when they were close. Abigale is using this statement in a flirtatious way to see what John thinks about her. Another quote that Abigale said to John Proctor to show how she is lusting for him is “John I am waiting for you every night.” She’s saying that she waits for John every night for him to come do stuff with her but John is not into her any
As the other women waited for their husbands to draw, Tess urges her husband “Get up there, Bill.” Regrettably, there seems to be a drawback attitude emitting from Mrs. Hutchinson once she discovers she had the winning lottery ticket. It was this shift in attitude and behavior that made Mrs. Hutchinson the prominent character in “The Lottery.” Tess was a unique character in the sense that she was disparate to the norm of a heroic mother or housewife. Today, we witnessed many events where a mother will break their necks and sacrifice themselves in order to provide their child a
Tired of hiding her actual feelings Maxine goes to her mother in an attempt to better connect with her, however the mother barley gives her the time of day. Unable to hold back her feelings, Maxine’s “throat [bursts] open” She looks “directly at [her] mother and at [her] father and scream[s]” (201). “Burst” signifies after a certain amount of pressure inside of an object , the internal pressure becomes so strong that the energy can no longer contain itself thus releasing the built up energy into its surroundings. “To scream” means to release built up emotion,tension pain. Screaming is usually negatively seen since it relates to aggressive behavior.
Yolanda was also a rebel constantly against her parents and family wishes. In the chapter, "The Human Body." Readers learn about the highly discouraged friendship that she had with he cousin Mundin. Yolanda was encouraged to stop spending being a tomboy and spend more time with her female cousins. Being just as rebellious as her father, Carlos, Yolanda continues to spend time with Mundin, at one point even "proving" to him that she was a girl in exchange for a doll.