She is described as “very pretty and simple and her face was sweet and young.” hence showing the ulterior innocence she held despite her actions. Furthermore, “the meanness and the plannings and the discontent and the ache for attention were all gone from her face” highlighting that her true beauty finally emerged through her façade. Her ‘ache for attention’ suggests the level of desperation was so deep that she was physically pained for it. The stark contrast between these descriptions to her initial one stuns readers as it signifies how her experiences moulded her to become vitriolic.
Moreover, Dexter continues to go on dates with Judy and loves her, even knowing that she deceives him constantly. Fitzgerald writes, “he was glad that she had taken the trouble to lie to him” (Francis 227). Fitzgerald again uses contradiction to describe how Judy’s lying only makes Dexter’s love for her stronger. She is able to do horrible things to Dexter only because of his history with her and what she represents in his life, love. These
Her use of rich characters, letters and public notices ensure readers that your actions and motivation can somewhat change your fate. It is the passionate emotions felt for Natan by Agnes that overshadow her from any sense any logic or reason, which lead to the foolish decisions that contribute to her death. With the use of rich characters, displayed with lust, passion, and other overwhelming emotions, Kent depicts love as a cause of happiness but also misery. Initially, Agnes finds a sense of worthiness due to Natans attention towards her, later on, she describes her love as “A hunger so deep, so capable of driving me into the night, that it terrified me.” Thus, highlighting that her love for Natan has indeed completely engulfed all of her senses, making her
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.
What are the long-term effects on the surrounding after a small incident occurs? Cate Marvin’s poem, “After Aftermath” from the book of poetry, Oracle, dramatizes conflict among people with different genders and ages. The speaker mentions the consequent events after a mother, who does not hold up to her responsibility, abandons her son. Being frustrated by the attitude she received from orphaned boys, she discusses the issues and the reason behind their indifference personality. She believes that the ignorant attitude boys act towards her originated from their mothers who also ignored them.
She goes to Stella hoping for a new beginning, but is instead confronted by all of her past mistakes. Blanche’s road to her nervous breakdown and the asylum was created by her inability to process the tragedies of her life without resorting to illusions. At the tender age of sixteen, Blanche fell in love with a young man named Allan Gray. She was drawn to his sensitive soul, which matched her own, but ignored signs that indicated he was not the man she wanted him to be.
(1-2). This shows how the speaker thinks he is being robbed of the sight of reality. He is blinded by his love, and does not know how to see the truth. He uses a desperate and somewhat regretful tone; he says that his love does not correspond with “true sight”, and that all he sees are lies. Love often highlights the better attributes of a person, and hides their flaws, which is exactly what happens to the speaker.
It would be nice to keep you, but I've got to be good - and keep my hands off children. "(84) this portrays that Blanche's certainty of actuality is less to none, leading her to think that her inappropriate actions towards young men are acceptable.(B3) Due to the love of Blanche's late husband, Allen and the guilt she has accumulated over the years for his suicide Blanche relies on other men, specifically young to get the feeling she once had while with Allen because he died at a young age. (B4) Blanche is unable to manage the guiltiness she feels for her wrongdoings along with never forgiving herself for Allen's death and these events also lead to the loosening grip of Blanche's reality resulting in her mental state becoming even more fragile.
The message that the author has presented for this theme is that the viewer may go through many tragedies only to find out that happiness isn’t the result of being happy, but it is the journey that makes them happy. Janie is finally able to explore what makes her happy besides being with a man.
Knowing that the they are going to keep getting abused repeatedly. Esperanza says “ She is in love, but I think she did it to escape” page 101. Living during that time while being a female was hard. Men did not treat with respect. In the novel Esperanza explains how Sally says that she “Enjoys her life” page 104.
It’s also a brutally honest song. The girl whose image the songwriter paints doesn’t come off all that pretty. This portrait of a flawed character makes it almost feels like the tables have been turned in the relationship and the guy now has the higher ground. I think he knows this too and yet is quick to offer his helping hand or “broad-shoulder” to his partner.
Another instance of male brashness is witness in the relationship between Telemachus and Penelope. Once matured, her son speaks harshly toward his mother declaring that “I cannot fault your anger at all this. My heart takes not of everything, feels it too, both the good that the bad—the boy you knew is gone” (XVIII.255-258). The most painful of these words arrives at the end when her son proclaims that the child she raised is not the same anymore. This marks his transition from boyhood to manhood: a transition in which the male perception of female inferiority grows stronger.
There are several ways you could say Tennessee William uses the motifs of light and shadow throughout the play “A Streetcar Named Desire”. One of the most obvious is how both are used to convey the difference between reality and the fantasy world some characters seem trapped in. Reality is represented by light, under it nothing can be hidden. Whereas staying in the shadows allow one to hide parts of themselves they wish to keep secret and create a false sense of reality, a fantasy of who they want to be. Williams also uses light to develop the character of Blanche, who struggles with her past and aging body.