After eleven years of an unhappy marriage Myrtle sees her affair with Tom as an escape from the awful like she is living in. The fact that she knows so little about the upper class men and the poor judgement of her character makes her an easy target for Tom to take advantage of her. Although she finally buys everything that she desired for, she never could have Tom’s heart all to herself. Tom would rather not leave Daisy because their marriage represents a larger meaning than only love it almost a symbol that show their social status. "Daisy!
There were many secrets in this book for instance Ruth’s sexual abuse by her father, when Ruth became pregnant by Peter in Suffolk, Virginia and of Ruth’s racist father all were very sad memories that she did not want to tell anyone about. She kept those secrets from her family for a very long time till her son James finally
Abigail flirts with him, in attempt to have him for one last night, and it’s obvious Proctor has an arduous time pushing her away. He overcomes this struggle, trying to stay committed to his already upset wife, but he had already committed a treacherous sin. John Proctor had to live the rest of his days with the loathsome guilt towards himself. Throughout the novel, John Proctor debates whether or not he is an honest man. Even though he keeps his sin a secret from the rest of the town, his wife knows that he’s an adulterer.
“I could not believe her story and go on living with Stanley” (Williams, 1947, p. 145). While Blanche accused Stanley on raping her, Stella chose to defend Stanley and send Blanche to the mental institution because she knew that she couldn’t accept the truth of her husband is a rapist. But more importantly, it is because Stella wanted to protect her marriage since admitting her husband is a rapist means that her marriage is going to be over and her son is going to be growing without a father. And there is no one that she can depend on
Daisy Buchanan’s reality is very stressful and problematic, so she finds solace in coping methods that aren 't the most effective. “‘Oh, you want too much’ she cried to Gatsby ‘I love you now- isn 't that enough? I can 't help what 's past,’ she began to sob helplessly. ‘I did love him once- but I loved you too’” (132 Fitzgerald) She doesn’t want to deal with her loveless marriage and the fact that she still loves Gatsby too. She goes on to have an affair with him, but never actually confronts Gatsby or Tom about this.
She can’t wear red lipstick in front of Nathan because he would find it immodest and would punish her. She has to hide her true self to avoid the wrath of her husband. Unfortunately, because she has to hide her true self so often, she's started to lose pieces of who she once was. Orleanna was “so thoroughly bent to the shape of marriage [she] could hardly see any other way to stand” (201). She does not remember her single life, and has become so deeply invested in this dominating marriage that her life bent under the will of her husband is the only way she knows how to
Because she cannot resist crying during chemotherapy and when losing her hair, and has too high of expectations for surgery outcomes, she feels she is a disappointment and blames herself for being unable to fix her family. Lucy also undergoes Identity versus Role Confusion, Erikson’s fifth stage. Despite the age range Erikson placed on this stage, Lucy experiences this from age nine and beyond graduate school. She can never break her mindset of being the ugly girl who had cancer. She believes the only way she can free herself from this identity is to find/recover her actual face.
Body arguments: Both protagonists, Harold Fry and The Great Gatsby have a contrast roll throughout the progression of the novels. In The Great Gatsby, the author Fitzgerald does not reveal who Gatsby is, whereas in The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry novel, the author allows the reader the significant role of Harold Fry. In the novel it quotes “ "She never loved you, do you hear?” he cried. “She only married you because I was poor and she was tired of waiting for me. It was a terrible mistake, but in her heart she never loved any one except me..." Gatsby speaks with a declaration, but it is also tinged with a love of the past, and what that past might have meant in his own mind, another vision of the "Platonic conception of self."
Finding true love can be hard, but making sure you don 't lose yourself throughout the way can be even harder. In the novel The Great Gatsby a character named Daisy struggles to find out who she truly loves after she reunites with someone she loved years ago and her husband. In the other novel Their Eyes Are Watching God the main character Janie struggles to find true love because he is just settling for less and letting others choose her life for her. Women 's strong ambitions of finding true love can make them lose themselves throughout the way. To begin, Daisy in the novel the great gatsby struggles weather she wants her husband or her first love.
The comparison to Gil and Gatsby is that those both were stuck in the past, as Gil wanted to be a writer during the 1920s to experience the effect of the 1920s writer such as F. Scott Fitzgerald, Gatsby was worried about a love that was very long ago. Gil’s Fiancé Inez who was being played by Rachel McAdams, cheated on the fiancé with her another married man and did not have any sympathy towards the situation. She was also verbally abusive to Gil, saying, “I'd be thinking brain tumor”. As Tom cheated on his wife with a married woman for so long, did not feel any sympathy towards the situation either, and was verbally abusive. She also lost interest in her spouse as for her old college crush.
n a Tale of Two Divorces, Rophie says “ We will always need legal divorce just as an emergency escape hatch is crucial in every submarine.” Divorce is the cushion that every marriage has just in case it fails. Rophie’s assertion about always needing a divorced is justified throughout her whole essay when she talks about how her mother was not strong enough to get a divorce even though her husband treated her so poorly. Then she goes on to tell her own story about how she married a guy much like her father. When they had a child, she realized that her husband was too intoxicated, out of the house, too busy in his own world or consumed with nervousness and she realized she needed to do what was best for her family even if it was difficult.
As well Blanche states that when she met her husband, she “made the discovery-love. All at once and much, much too completely” (95). Blanche made the discovery of her desire for the first time, but this hunger could not be satisfied. Her husband’s death and his homosexuality kept her from feeling what it is to be desired and, in turn feeling desire. Her sexual desires which at first had been denied by her husband 's death were now denied by her need to find a husband.
Both women in the stories directly have a problem with the institution of marriage and feel like society is the one in charge of trapping women into marriage. Finally, many of these women during that time period thought that as they once said in their vows till death did them apart that death was one of the options they have to get out of the unhappy matrimony without being deemed by society as the two main character point