She realizes her frustration. While Louise believes her husband to be dead, she is shown to be thinking, “There would be no one to live for those coming years; she would live for herself” (Chopin 2). She does not want to live for her husband, as she would in a traditional marriage. This kind of self-assertion she exhibits could not work in a traditional marriage. In fact, marriage restricts freedom.
People in many similar circumstances may react similar or differently to the way they deal with the situation. The wife from A.M. Homes short story “Do Not Disturb” wants to have a baby, but cant because of her situation and her husband just wants her to live. Yerma from Lorca’s drama “Yerma” wants to have a child, but her husband does not want to have any. Both stories are based o the fact that the women want to have children, but their husbands seem to be against their faith and decisions. While the Wife wants to die because she feels empty, Yerma takes things too far and leads to the death of her husband.
If Mr. Marsden found out who had signed the petition, then they would be blacklisted and if she wants to get her family back then she shouldn’t sign the petition. “She hadn’t realized how lonely until now-now that she was no longer alone” (140). Lyddie is realizing how lonely she had been, but now is coming to think she is no longer alone. This is a problem for Lyddie because Lyddie had missed her family and she was lonely. If Lyddie wants her family back together again she is going to have to pay off the debt as fast as possible.
There warn’t ever anybody but Ethan. Fust his father—then his mother—then his wife.” Winter is the obstacle that has been holding him back from success, but if the winter and Zeena are so much alike then it is actually Zeena keeping him from moving away. In a way, Zeena is like a ball and chain clasped on the ankle of Ethan. As a result, it defines her cold, bitter inner
"But I do grieve that you, my daughters, just now at the age for marriage, have not at this time had gradual training and advice; that you still have not learned the proper customs for married women. I fear that by failure in good manners in other families you will humiliate both your ancestors and your clan." Zhao wants to teach her daughters to be honorable women and to put others first. Zhao wanted women to not shy away from their duties as the women of the household, for the women in this time were required to clean and do all the other chores necessary to keep the household running. Ban
Moral conservatism believes that people have natural tendencies to behave in an antisocial way, so it is up to the state to provide religious training and traditional practices to maintain the social well-being. The majority of people who live in Mott Haven are broken families, because of all the issues. Which means that if poor families were to be relocated, they may end up as a broken family. Moral conservatism would be against the relocations because of this reason they do not want the family to be broken up and would try to prevent it from falling apart. In the article, there is a section talks about how women within the community become infuriated with the phrase broken family structure.
For Caitlin that is what she strives for but for her dad it is his worst fear. They are put through situations that really emphasizes how they cope with losing Devon. Opening Devons door, going to his funeral and getting back to normal life all led to a compromise between them. They both are struggling to understand each other 's way of thinking, especially since Caitlin as asperger 's. The person
Therefore although, both stories female protagonists followed their roles as an obedient wife they discovered they no longer wanted to follow those roles giving them the ability to go against their husband’s commands. Moreover, the narrator in Gilman`s story goes against her role as a wife by not being obedient to her husband John when he tells her not to write in her journal. Finally, Cisneros character Cleofila defies her role as a wife by leaving her husband Juan Pedro and returning back home with her father.
Edna is the main character in the novel who sacrifices herself in the biggest way possible. She realizes that she cannot face the terms of motherhood and the forced marriage to Leonce Pontellier. Edna wants to be the independent women that she isn’t allowed to be, which the meaning of The Awakening is that people cannot be forced to be in a relationship with a person they don’t truly love. Towards the end of the book after Robert leaves her and as she thinks about her life and the events that have happened that she regretted. Edna said “She was trapped in motherhood.” She didn’t like the lifestyle she was given, she had lost the love for Leonce even though he was in love with her.
Together Christopher 's mother 's father are both very different Christophers is a loyal caring man and his mother is a impulsive loving woman. However these fundamental differences make for different core beliefs. Christopher 's mother is more oriented on her life and checking in on Christopher but not taking care of him all the time whereas the father is very dedicated to Christopher and typically puts his life on the back burner to insure Christopher is getting what he needs. These differences lead to conflicts and awkward interactions between the two throughout the book. This likely because she left him and Christopher on their own because she couldn’t handle the responsibility she had and also because her core beliefs didn’t line up with what she had to do.