He was too focused on the fact that her actions would make him lose his manly pride. But later on when Torvald is informed that Krogstad wont tell anyone about this, Torvald calms down and tells Nora that they’r saved. Nora seems upset and he continuously keeps on telling her that he forgives her, as if Nora needed his forgiveness. At this point it becomes clear to Nora that she had been living all these years with a strange man, and had born him three children. Nora realizes that his love for her is not as deep as his self-pride.
Flexion – after the short story Still identified by Mrs. Slovak, after her husband misjudged the bank of the dam, hearing the sound of a tractor overturning onto himself. Dead, caught him straight across his spine, she looks at him crying, but he starts to go pale. The look on her face, she was in shock like her life was falling apart. “I couldn’t imagine being alone even if he is a pretentious prick.” She called 000, then directed the paramedics to frank after they lifted him on the travel sized bed they soon left, she met him at the hospital for the last few hours of her husband’s life. Waking up, moving her arm across the bed to feel some type of completion, like someone was there to wake up beside her to say good morning.
She was looking at her husband but couldn’t see him for whom he really was. Leguin opens up the story with the wife saying that she doesn’t understand it and that she doesn’t believe it happened and although she saw what happened she refuses to believe it. She refused to believe it even though she saw it her own eyes because he was a gentle and kind-hearted man. The facts were shown to her and there was no denying the event that occurred yet she refused to believe it because her perception of her husband wouldn 't allow her to accept it. Throughout the story, the wife describes he character of the husband and his traits.
Even though Fanshawe wasn’t actually dead he was to her because he would never listen to Jane or refer to her in his letter. She wasn’t able to cope with the loss of Fanshawe, so she looks for someone like him. Lorena Olivas wrote “Relationships with the context of continuing bond theory can take the form of what is known as active inner representation of the deceased, which may include memories, feeling, and behavior” (page 40). Jane was desperate to find the love that Fanshawe didn’t give to her because he was gone. When she rekindled her relationship with the narrator she was reminiscing her past and found these lost feelings in him.
The narrator is dealing with the guilt of living while her brother died for her, and she feels obligated to his ghost. When the narrator is aware that her brother is knocking on her door, she hesitates to answer, but she, "reminds myself that he had given up his life for me. The least I could do was open the door"(7). The narrator not welcoming her brother in with open arms shows that she is emotionally closed. This should be a moment of rejoice, a time to be comforted by her brother, but instead she is avoiding it because she has ignored her own emotions.
In fact, both the families were old friends, especially the dads were old buddies. But when they came to know about their kid’s affair, friendship took a back seat. Both the families stopped talking or attending each other’s festivities. The opposition was more from our side because of stringent societal pressure and the over powering caste system. One of the negative
Imagine a woman who could never see herself as she was seen in the eyes of her loved one” (11). Just because Robert wasn’t able to physically see his wife, the narrator believed that he wasn’t able to make his wife happy any other way rather than complimenting her looks. He fails to look beyond the surface and thinks that being able to see is everything. This is why he doesn’t know his wife as well as he should. The narrator’s wife always made tapes about events going on in her life and sent them to the blind man who always listened and sent a tape back.
At first it might seem as if Faye’s problem is more dire than the mother in “A Sorrowful Woman”, but it soon becomes clear that that is not the case. While Faye struggles with the fact that she cannot have children, the mother in the second piece already has a child but has become unable to handle and love him like she should. These are both problems that occur in people’s lives and are usually not spoken about openly, yet the author of “A Sorrowful Woman” really goes in depth about the mother’s deep seeded depression and want to withdraw from life while it seems like Faye’s problem is just as upsetting, yet seems to be glossed over and goes immediate to the solution to make the issue disappear, and fast forwards to their happy
Mental problems, such as depression, are issues men in the nineteenth century do not seem to be aware of (Suess). Jane being ignored is a reason why she has some mental issues. She feels ashamed of what she is feeling and society makes it hard for her to want to talk about this with anyone. Not being able to talk about it, causes Jane’s depression to get worse with
Jimmy is not into science and he is always indifferent about his mother and father’s work, but when he saw that his mother could tell that he is not interested in talking about cells and disease, he quickly said, “I want to hear about the tiny cells, I want to!” (Atwood 21). Jimmy’s quick reaction to his mother’s unhappiness reveals that he is never able to fully connect with his mother the way they both wanted to. Jimmy’s desire to always please his mother shows that he truly loved his mother, but his mother does not really care for Jimmy. Their distant relationship is further supported when his mother just up and runs away one day. Although his mother left a note saying how