Patriarchy In Darry's Play

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1. The writer of the play simply accepted to the patriarchal ideology by showing male order domination.
2. There are traditional gender roles in the beginning of the play till to the end of the play.
3. Darry’s assumptions were clearly culturally derived through his talks.
a) Anger and violent emotions are associated with patriarchal manhood which was shown by Darry all the time.
b) Male chauvinism and misogyny in the play as Darry uses the language which shows Lizzie a low creature not equal to male human being.
c) Malevolent sexism
4. Significance of the male author also has effect that the whole story has language which fits into patriarchies.
a) Long duration scenes of male characters and short talks of females also shows
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The play proves that the inefficiency of the males, who can create havoc in a house. Still the male trying to create themselves as superior.Therefore, the writer’s major effort went into exposing what might be called the mechanisms of patriarchy, that is, the cultural mindset in men and women which perpetuated sexual inequality.

APPLICATION OF LANGUAGE AND GENDER THEORIES BY LAKOFF AND DEBORAH TANNEN ON THE PLAY “THE END OF THE BEGINNING” BY SEAN O CASEY:
The play “The End of the Beginning” by Sean O Casey has a rural setting and a light comedy with a blend of realism. The play undermines patriarchal ideology. The writer of the play simply accepts the norms of the patriarchal society.
The male character Darry in the play appears as a product of patriarchal society and in the beginning till the end his wife Lizzie plays traditional gender role constructed by the society. The very first scene of the play indicates the traditional representation of women and their social constructed role which they have to play in order to have a notion of a good woman. Lizzie Berril is a docile and co-operative as women are made to be. But Darry Berril imposes his arrogant and imperious attitude on her.
Lakoff proposes that women 's speech can be distinguished from that of men in a number of
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