According to Milliard, Garfield made his mistakes in his marriage but he loved his wife no matter the circumstance. Garfield’s relationship with his wife was awkward because of the mixed emotions during the beginning. Their relationship was difficult because of the dark times the couple faced. Even through the bad times, it was full of love because his change of heart and his distress for his wife.
Once in a while I go off on a spree and make a fool of myself, but I always come back, and in my heart I love her all the time ” (Fitzgerald 252). For whatever reason Tom thinks thats its completely normal or acceptable to behave the way that he does, Treating Daisy the way he does. George for the most part handles his attitude with women in a more moderate way having a more respectable reaction then how Tom handles it. “He had discovered that Myrtle had some sort of life apart from him in another world, and the shock had made him physically sick.” (Fitzgerald
"God, you're a lot of trouble," said George. "I could get along so easy and so nice if I didn't have you on my tail. I could live so easy and maybe have a girl”(Steinbeck 7). Unfortunately, George is laden with the responsibility of Lennie, due to the death of Lennie's Aunt. George often shows his anger since he is mad that he has been chosen to be the caretaker of Lennie.
That she is suffering from these feelings of postpartum depression after having her daughter. It seems to be the latter, as the narrator remarks on her unhappiness and ties it to her husband’s treatment of her. 2. Gilman has stated,” how he laughs at her, of course, but no one expects that. ”(Gilman 473).
The characters in Kate Chopin’s stories are either dynamic an or static because each woman has their own personality. One of the woman’s finds her inner self after the tragic accident of her husband, the other woman just relieves the past but does not have any major change in her character. The last woman her personality came out and had to deal with temptation. Kate Chopin’s “Story of an hour” Mrs. Mallard is a dynamic character due to the fact that a transformation to her character had occurred when she found out about her husband’s death. She received the news from her sister, “great care was taken to break to her as gently as possible the news of her husband’s death” (Chopin).
In “The Birthmark”, Georgiana was witnessed, eagerly drinking the potion made by her husband to rid her of the birthmark (Hawthorne 9). If Georgiana had been more assertive against the judgement of her husband she may have saved herself. This describes Georgiana’s last moments, “As the last crimson tint of the birthmark-- that sole token of human imperfection--faded from her cheek, the parting breath of the now perfect woman passed into the atmosphere…” (Hawthorne 10). Demonstration of each of their responsibilities is expressed.
After shedding the obligatory tears in front of her sister and her husband’s friend Richards, she retreats to her room alone, and is confronted with conflicting feelings of her husband’s passing. As a woman that was possibly forced into an arranged marriage, she is facing freedom for the first time in years. It a frightening yet liberating prospect for her, and the emotions she feels range from sadness to
However at the end she does develop sympathy for the misfit for all the punishment and hardship he has been through. She repeats over and over again "You 've got good blood! I know you wouldn 't shoot a lady! I know you come from nice people! Pray!
This broken promise is also one of the stones that later drives her mad. So a reader may find it interesting that even in her state of madness she is able to communicate her heartbreak and touch down on topics most would never consider. While Ophelia does show some good examples of feminism, Queen Gertrude shows even more compelling evidence of feminist lens in the form of Gertrude holding the perfect image of a proper women. The reader can see the feminist lens in Gertrude through her love for her son and when she is always being overlooked by the men in her life. An excellent example of one such instance is when Hamlet confronts Gertrude in her closet.
It wasn’t fair!” (Jackson, 224) It is apparent that she is not necessarily distressed over the practice of the ritual, but specifically that she is the victim, as she states they should start over, so that a new victim will be chosen. “I think we ought to start over,” Mrs. Hutchinson said, as quietly as she could.” (Jackson, 223)
Lee uses a somewhat background character to show this in her work. Mrs. Dubose, an elderly neighbor nearing the end of her life, “ was a morphine addict,” but always intended “ to break herself [free of it] before she died” (178). Often times Jem would receive her cold remarks while passing by her house, thinking her primitive and rude, never understanding her hidden constant battle. Upon her death however, he learned that behind all of her snarkiness she was a person with integrity who did not want to be tied down by a worldly substance, and began to see Mrs. Dubose as a person to be respected. Readers in today’s world know how widespread addiction is, and can now see the advantages to looking closer in order to find the true qualities that define the individual.
A Streetcar Named Desire is no exception, for Williams produces two characters, Stanley Kowalski and Blanche DuBois, whose wants and needs are worlds apart. DuBois, on one hand, is a broken women. Due to her disturbing past, she is unsure of herself and others and is troubled by haunting recollections of her past. As Stella Kowalski describes, DuBois was once naïve and trusting of both herself and others. However, men and women took advantage of her amicability as evil people often do and made her close herself off by becoming callas, unfeeling, and protective of her already torn heart.
The role of a woman in society has always fit into a perfect box. Women were expected to be the dutiful wife, loving mother and housekeeper for her family. Betty Friedan wrote The Feminine Mystique, in 1963 hoping to unveil the truth behind women’s thoughts about their role in society. Friedan exposed that things were not always, as they seemed for the average mother and homemaker in the 1950s and 1960s. Kate Chopin wrote The Awakening in the 1850’s which told the story of Edna Pontillier and her struggles as a housewife and finding her true identity.
The Story of an Hour, and The Interlopers can be compared and contrasted in many different ways. They both make use of irony, and have similar endings. The theme, however, is different in these stories. Irony has three main uses. Verbal, situational, and dramatic.
In “ Desiree’s Baby” and “ The Story of An Hour” written by Kate Chopin the audience analyzes the themes of love and marriage presented by the author in a unique style that is different from other authors during this time period. The similarities that the two short stories address include both of the women who happen to be young wives living under a male dominated culture as well as being under the control of their husbands whom they loved. However, the themes of the two stories are different. In “Desiree’s Baby” the theme portrays cruelty that is expressed through racial prejudice as well as being “blinded” by the ones you love, as compared to “ The Story of An Hour” which gives the reader a chance to explore the issue of forbidden joy in independence, and oppressiveness in marriage.