But I shall not allow you to bring up the children; I dare not trust them to you” (Ibsen). This comes to show how trapped Nora is in this fake, and loveless marriage and the great power men had over women. Moments after Torvald denounces Nora as his wife, she receives a letter from Krogstad saying that he regretted his actions and he
Due to his refusal to remove the veil, Hooper risks his relationship with his fiancee, Elizabeth. He wants Elizabeth to have patience with him and not desert him during this time because it will not be for eternity but he does not want to lift the veil. As it turns out, what Elizabeth fails to recognize is that even should Hooper remove
Beyoncé is trying to tell him that she is hostile. Irritated with him not only because he cheated, but also because he is trying to blame her for his own mistakes. By repeating, “you must not know ‘bout me,” her tone becomes more bitter in the sense that he still does not understand they are over for
She has no one on the farm to talk to besides her husband. Curley’s wife lives in very poor and lonely conditions as no one wants to talk to her, and on top of that Curley treats her as if he owns her and decides what she can and cannot do. We come to learn at the end of Curley’s wife 's role at the end of the book how she really feels and we discover that she regrets not being an actor and regrets coming to the ranch. She also opens up by saying that she doesn’t even like Curley. Curley and his wife 's marriage is loveless and she wishes she could get out of it and have some attention.
After his accusations, Oedipus mocked Teiresias for his blindness, and told him to leave the palace as Oedipus had grown tired of him. Oedipus’s imperfect nature stopped him from learning the truth from Teiresias before it was too late, and lead to great loss at the end of the play. Throughout the story of Oedipus the King, the imperfectly noble nature of Oedipus is displayed for all to learn from. His temperamental and overzealous nature made him argumentative and combative when Teiresias tried to tell him the truth about the murder, causing Oedipus to accuse his good friend Creon of being a usurper.
1358). It even made him angry when Nora “hint [s] that he might raise a loan” (p. 1357). Nora is accurate in hiding a loan due to Torvald’s tremendously protective attitude towards their perfect image. As an illustration of Torvald reaction, he tells Nora that she is “destroy [ing] all [his] happiness [and] ruin [ing] all [his] future” (p. 1395).
Heroes take shape in many different forms. Not many would suspect that an entitled, lying woman would fit the part of being a hero, but Henrik Ibsen creates just that with the character of Nora Helmer in his play “A Doll House”. Nora continuously goes to her husband, Torvald Helmer, for money. The first scene opens with Nora begging Torvald for money for Christmas gifts. This scene shows her to be entitled to her husband’s earnings.
By not saying anything, Melinda drifts further away from others and more so isolates herself. Everyone looked at Melinda like she was a monster. Melinda received looks from people she did not even know. This got in Melinda’s head and resulted in her feeling worse and she too, feared who she was. Melinda could not bear to see herself as she only saw an ugly person with many flaws.
Sometimes it is best to understand the law first before obeying it. When one thinks a law is unjust, they will go out of their way to go against it and do something about it. At a certain point, one doesn’t have to act accordingly to what they don’t believe in, but they can’t do whatever pleases them. There has been many controversies involving the act of non violence civil disobedience. Although most feel like breaking an unjust law might be the best solution to what they think is right, in reality, I agree to the fact that people are afraid to face the consequences that are given after their actions.