Ruth also fears their problems with money is tearing the family apart. As all this is happening walter has the landlord coming to give them money to not move into the new house, but momma really doesn't want it to happen and she tries to convince him by saying “Walter Lee – it makes a difference in a man when he can walk on floors that belong to him” walters mom is hoping he will have a sense of pride for owning his own house. Also she doesn't want him thinking buying the house is a bad
Matt also buys his 14-year daughter Alina a christmas present. However, here he expects nothing in return as there is a clear social inequality in this relationship. So throughout the Christmas period gifts are given and received to maintain relationships and create new ones. Failing to follow social obligations leads to guilt, damaged reputations and changed social
Throughout the play, it is evident that Ibsen takes a feminist view because of his constant mockery of the typical gender roles and challenges patriarchy and the women’s view in 19th century society. Act I of the play begins with an introduction of the stereotypical gender roles. At the start of the play, Nora returns from Christmas shopping and Torvald has been recently promoted as president of the bank. This initial information forms Ibsen’s challenges and questions about the role of men and women since he portrays Nora as the stereotypical housewife that takes care of the children while
This simple fact always rings true. The rich rule. If this is so, why is Scrooge not living lavishly and happy, given his abundant wealth. This is because wealth and greed are not the same. In the beginning of this book, Scrooge would rather hassle families and bring misery to the community than to spend the money he already has on a nice Christmas.
As stated earlier, he only did what he did because he did not want his children to experience the hardships that come with his ruined reputation. He wanted to be able to provide for his children. Without his job at the bank, he knew he would not be able to do that. Mrs. Linde manages to soften his heart, but she also does not let Nora get away with lying to Torvald. Mrs. Linde is in some ways a part of Krogstad.
One of the main conflicts in the play is the money that Nora must pay back to Krogstad. When Krogstad reveals that he will tell her husband that the money she obtained for the trip to Italy was not from her father, she realizes that she needs to pay off the money as quickly as she can before that information is reveled to her husband. This monetary obligation becomes an even greater burden throughout the play. She tries to find a solution to hide to details about the money or to quickly pay off the debt. At the beginning of the play when her husband asks her what she wants for Christmas, and Nora responds, “You might give me money, Torvald” (829).
He knew he didn't want to be stuck in the rez for the rest if his life. He went to Rearden knowing there was going to be many things that got in the way. Arnold family lived in poverty. There was days when his dad couldn't take him to school because they had no gas money. That didn't stop him.
Meanwhile down in Whoville everyone is getting ready for Christmas. Now as much as the Whos have always loved Christmas they have become too commercialized. Little Cindy Lou Who whose father works at the post office is running after him as he buys present after present and she asks her dad if he hasn’t had enough of present buying because surely Christmas means more than just presents. She meets up with the Grinch at her dad’s job at the post office as he has come down to Whoville to create some great mischief. His first reaction is to dump Cindy Lou in the present packing machine but then he saves her and leaves her wrapped up in Christmas paper to wait for her father to come and save her.
Throughout Denmark during the late nineteenth-century, the typical marriage was represented with the male dominance because women were looked down upon with no rights or thoughts for themselves. Torvald, the father figure in the play, represents the male dominant figure during the nineteenth-century. Throughout the play, the patriarchal symbolism that Ibsen emphasizes throughout the marriage of Nora and Torvald gives the reader a better understanding as to why Ibsen would put certain symbols to represent a typical marriage. In A Doll’s House, Henrik Ibsen portrays male-controlled symbolism throughout the play in order to emphasize the standard family structure of the late nineteenth-century. A Doll 's House is a play in the eyes of social
Hence, Chinese believe that you must compromise with people who has close relationship toward you, otherwise you will be difficult to be succeeded. However, Qunfei has a different vision toward the social network, she is gregarious but decisive. In other words, she accepts employing relatives or fellow townsmen but resists her standard toward them. For example, after she built the factories and employed relatives and fellow townsmen, some of them stole goods or performed poorly, she won 't justify their behavior and promote them because of the relationship. On the contrary, her ex-husband’s factories kept loss and failed to operate effectively and efficiently because of the over-consideration of social relationship.