The men always thought they knew best and they would often laugh and scoff when the women would try to voice their opinions. In “The Yellow Wallpaper” the narrator tries to explain to her husband that the summer house they are living in is not helping her condition and that it needs to be renovated, but he does not take her seriously. Instead, John replied that “the place is doing you good and really, dear, I don’t care to renovate the house just for a three months’ rental”(Perkins 772). John was not listening to his wife at all and she wasn’t even getting better, but he told her she was. The men did not pay attention to any of their wives concerns and they would often let the woman know what they were saying was nonsense.
Then when I ask what I came up with it is not a very exciting conversation anymore because all I said was T-ree because i could not say Auntie Reia. Then it made me sad because right after they told me they went straight back to Ade. This may make you think that I am a brat and I want all the attention but that is not the case because this is a conversation that we talk about a lot in my family. So I just have to continuously keep having my family remind me that i am not a special as my brother. My parent focus on him more then my and the only issues that I can actually believe is that he has A.D.H.D and Asthma so they have to do more stuff for him so he is good in school and at home.
I was so bothered by the disease, war, hatred, racism, discrimination, misogyny, and ignorance of my lawmakers (you know all of the glorious things high schoolers like me think about on a regular basis). I was bothered that no one else around me was bothered by those things. I was bothered that people could sit in their little bubble of ignorance and have no empathy for people who were suffering or even for people they were directly abusing. I was bothered that I had been sitting around doing nothing, just like the people I was so quick to criticize. Like Bradburry says in Fahrenheit 451, “We need to be bothered once in awhile,” and I had been thoroughly
(Bays 2005). Bernard is also ostracized from his community for not being content with the life and conditions presented to him. He does not comprehend the crave for soma or the need of apathetic relationships. Bernard shows his love towards a female character, Lenina but she is unable to feel or understand the emotions he is showing her. “"And to tell the truth," said Lenina, "I 'm beginning to get just a tiny bit bored with nothing but Henry every day."
Once they had settled down people started to hear about what he had done to the Jews during the Holocaust. People did not approve so they started to add conflict to his life by scorning him and his family. Nobody wanted to hire him for a job. But when he made his own company nobody wanted to buy from
All around the world, women were not even allowed to vote because men thought that they did not know anything about politics and were not able to make such complicated decisions. Women in the past were not allowed to vote, to speak, work or do anything that men were doing. This kind of life for women was made even more difficult because they were also victims of physical and emotional abuse in their families. When the time came for women to get married, parents didn’t choose someone their daughter might love, but rather their families forced them to marry someone who came from a rich and powerful family, never mind if he was decades older than their daughter. In this society, however, there always were the so-called “black sheep” of the family; women who stood up to this injustice and demanded they be heard.
His father has nothing going for himself he’s lazy and don’t want to be nothing in life. Okonkwo just wants to be respected by his clan but being like his father isn’t going to get him respect. When Okonkwo killed Ikemefuna he felt bad and had a guilty conscious from that day on. He wouldn’t eat nor drink he would be too depressed to do anything. All he has been doing is worrying about Ikemefuna and how he felt bad.
Basically that he is never around anymore to begin with that if anything happens he should not even care nor get involved because it just causes more problems. He did not like that and so we argued more but then he finally got the hint each time something would happen and I would mouth off to him. I cannot have respect for a man who cuts out his kids just to impress his new girlfriend, I cannot do it. He does not realize how bad he has hurt my mother, sister and I the last ten or so
This shows that he has no sympathy for people who are considered less of him. No matter the circumstances he does not want to deal with them. ¨His wives especially the youngest lived in perpetual fear of his fiery temper, and so did his children¨(Achebe Pg. #10). When Okonkwo got angry he would use his fists.
Benny has been a fatherly figure to her ever since, but he seems to still treat her as an adolescent. Joon is in no condition to be making life altering choices; although, she should be allowed to make small choices in order to feel normal. Benny doesn’t even trust Joon enough to leave her alone at home, “She is going to be alone every day … I’m not leaving her alone at night too.” The lack of trust that Benny has in Joon causes her to not trust herself either. She views herself as an unwanted human being that everyone seems to run away from. The only people Joon has known in her life are her brother and all the housekeepers he has hired to take care of her.
They feel sorrow, remorse and even pain themselves for what they have done. Even the ones who are totally scared can be the ones who like it just to not be picked on so much. Yet, not everyone will be that type of person. For the ones who don’t take a liking to Valley Forge, are the ones who don’t show respect for anyone, “As silence finally returned to my room, I moved my hand from my eyes and calmly spoke: “Man, if you don’t get out of my room…”(pg 87). They want to feel in charge all the time and anytime they want.
Ruth had been forbidden to spend time with Frances or any other non-Jew by her father. As Myers tells us, there are four factors that determine obedience, emotional distance, closeness and legitimacy of the authority, whether the authority is part of an institution respected by the person and the effects of having an associate that is willing to be disobedient (Myers, 2015). There was an emotional distance between Ruth and her father as he had not shown love to his family. Because of this lack of a loving home, the emotional and physical abuse she endured, and the mistreatment of the African American people whose seeming happiness and warmth she admired, Ruth did not have a strong sense of her father’s authority. Similarly, she did not view the Jewish “institution’ her father was part of as legitimate because she had felt ostracized by them due to their judgment of her family business.