Conflicts (list and describe the kinds [man vs. man, man vs. circumstance, man vs. society, man vs. himself/herself] of conflict that exist in the work): Gatsby Vs. Himself- Gatsby’s mind was dangerously trapped in the past, as he sought a love that he would never experience. Over five years before the story takes place, Gatsby met Daisy and instantly fell in love with her. There was only one problem, Gatsby was incredibly poor and Daisy sought a man of greater wealth. While Gatsby was away fighting in the war, Daisy, desperate to settled, slowly fell out of love. She found love in Tom Buchanan, a burly rich man, and eventually married him.
Blanche’s dependence on a man is a clear representation of her desperation for a married life. She believes that Mitch could be her future spouse and pursues a romantic relationship with him. While Blanche truthfully begins to fall for Mitch, she approaches him with multiple lies to win his heart. but through the way she chooses to pursue him, she compromises her true shot at happiness with Mitch after the truth was revealed. When Blanche asks what he wants, Mitch replies with, “What I’ve been missing all summer” (120), indicating that Blanche could have had a chance, had she not lied.
When visiting the gynecologist for a pregnancy test, Mary is subjected to the derogatory terms made by her own doctor, as he says: “Yes you’re pregnant...Congratulations, Mommy,” (Blew 43). By referring to the woman as “mommy”, the doctor is being extremely patronizing, as he is not taking her feelings into account when using the term. The doctor automatically assumes that having a baby is
Moreover, the latter also portrays the importance of reputation, which was the last straw in Nora’s abandonment of her marriage. After Torvald reads Krogstad’s letter detailing his wife’s illegal activities, he becomes extremely upset and says to Nora, “And as for you and me, it must appear as if everything between us were just as before— but naturally only in the eyes of the world. You will still remain in my house… But I shall not allow you to bring up the children; I dare not trust them to you… From this moment happiness is
Prior to Friar Lawrence’s prophetic insight, Romeo immediately falls in love with Juliet, which leads to their doomed fate by laying the foundation of their struggles. Romeo, just after having his heart broken by Rosaline, meets Juliet at a Capulet party and falls in love. Juliet, exposed to the knowledge of who Romeo is, says, “My only love, sprung from my only hate!” (1.5.137). This excerpt states that Juliet’s love, Romeo, is the son of her family’s enemy, the Montagues. The Capulets and Montagues have always been rivals of each other.
At this point, Romeo is infatuation with Rosaline, Lord Capulet’s niece and a girl who sworn to remain chaste, is still present. However, as soon as Romeo lays eyes on Juliet, he forgets entirely of his previous love for Rosaline. In fact, Romeo begins to question whether he was actually in love with Rosaline. This establishes that Romeo already makes hasty decisions when it comes to love. Next, while speaking to Romeo in secret on her balcony, Juliet proposes the idea of marriage: “If thy bent of love be honorable / thy purpose marriage, send me word tomorrow” (2.2.143-144).
Throughout the novel, she creates meaning to the dependence of marriage to gender roles, and emphasizes how this can shape relationships in a social way. Therefore, women and men play a role that affects positively and negatively marriages in order to represent a particular social group. At the beginning of the novel, Hurston presents two characters that have an important connection due to time they spent together. Janie Crawford and her grandmother Nanny, developed contrasting but logic viewpoints according to their own experiences, for Janie it was a
Mildred didn’t believe that Montag was really sick. While he was sitting in the bed, he had asked her to go in the parlor and turn down the people. The fact that she did not do it says a lot. It states a great example of how she doesn’t care about anything but them, which is evidence that she does not care if he is sick, nor does she believe it. In the end, you can see that society has made Mildred self-centered and unfeeling.
Sexism is evident when it comes to the relationships that the men have with Curley’s wife. After getting married to Curley just a few weeks ago, she has since then been instructed to stay in the house away from the other guys. This order from her husband starts to get under her skin and she proceeds to say “wha’s the matter with me? Ain't I got a right to talk to nobody?” (Steinbeck, 87). Curly’s wife ultimately faces rejection every single time when she tries to talk to one of the guys.
Diverse states of mind to destiny and submission to the inevitable exhibited in her novels are additionally considered in this work. Maya, the heroine of the novel, is a very delicate woman who experiences psychotic reasons for alarm brought on by the predictions of an albino priest about her inconvenient and conceivable passing, four years after her marriage. She is hitched to a viable, unsympathetic, sound, sensible man. She experiences contrarily in her wedded life and tries to escape into a world of imagination and fantasy. Maya likewise experiences father-obsession.