An eccedentesiast is someone who hides behind their own smile; was Dally Winston, the bad hood boy, from S.E. Hinton’s The Outsiders fit Charle C. Finn’s poem about being an eccedentesiast? S.E. Hinton’s The Outsiders is about a group of close friends called Greasers going against rich, stuck up Socs, while Finn’s poem is about not revealing your true feelings and emotions around you, from the fear of not being accepted or understood. Dally fits Finn’s poem for two reasons, he hides whatever his true feelings may be from his gang to keep his reputation, and not showing a mutual love for Johnny, where it is evident there is.
This ‘act’ that Raymond constantly puts on implies that he lost hope of Maycomb ever understanding his want to be with a colored woman. He lost so much hope that he had to give a reason to Maycomb to blame the decisions he makes whilst being drunk, otherwise it would leave Maycomb in a state of turmoil. Like Scout says, “.. a being who deliberately perpetrated fraud against himself’ (Lee 268), he lost all hope and belief that the adults of Maycomb would understand, therefore it resulted him telling it to children because they understand. Furthermore, Mayella Ewell is another character who lost hope in the residents of Maycomb. Bob Ewell, her father, undeniably abused Mayella throughout her livelihood and was brought into question and confrontation during court.
In fact, Mariane is really unhappy over the marriage to Tartuffe proposed by her father. She directly does not reject because she is afraid, even though deep inside her heart she wants to, but her only action at the time is to fall at her father’s feet and beg him to change his mind, and let her marry the man she was promised to and loves. In addition, Tartuffe's appearance is almost destroyed by the son of Orgon, Damis, he doesn't realize Damis is hiding while he is confessing his love for Elmire, the wife of Orgon. But lucky for Tartuffe, Orgon doesn't believe his son, not only that it yells at him but Orgon also voids all of Damis' birthright and gives it to Tartuffe.
Marguerites future is to get married to someone her father chooses, but she only wants to marry for love. She prays to god for a happy future, but her father is selfish and chooses men who only own and rule over a large area of land, and he doesn’t acknowledge what his daughter wants. The future husbands want a beautiful woman to marry, but she has not inherited her mother’s beauty, and she knows that she will only marry a man who wants her for her inheritance. That she’ll be living proof that money won’t buy happiness. Because who would ever love a “failed boy” with her “fathers fox head”?
Therefore, when the men say that, they are basically calling a her a “slut”. Throughout the novel of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck, the author reveals that there were false expectations based on gender through the character of Curley’s Wife. The amount of sexism and discrimination of women was explicit. Curley’s wife just wanted to fit in without being judged.
Is it better to be an individual or conform to expectations just to fit in like others? This choice is faced by Ponyboy Curtis, the narrator, throughout S.E. Hinton’s The Outsiders. He belongs to the Greasers, a group of delinquent friends, who are viewed by many as poor and dangerous, while the rival Socs are viewed as rich, smart, and powerful causing the Greasers to envy them. Ponyboy learns from Randy Adderson, a Soc who is trapped by stereotype threat, that their lives are not as perfect as he expected it to be and they too face problems. In addition, Ponyboy tries to act tough and fit in with the rest of gang, but his Greaser companions, such as Two-Bit Matthews, teach him to embrace his own characteristics which sets him apart from
(6) Coles had a rough life and not getting consequences for his mistakes this is the reason why Cole is a bully and very mean. During the Circle Justice meeting Cole tells his dad, “you’re usually too drunk to know your own name.” (48) Cole's mom looks pretty and perfect like a barbie doll but is too scared and won't stand up for Cole. (9) Like everyone, Cole still has his
In the early stages of the novel, Ponyboy’s connections grows into deeper matters with the soc girl Cherry Valance. Through this, Ponyboy begins to recognize that similar to the greasers, the socs are not all classified under their social expectations either. Despite the empathy that they share, Ponyboy does not hesitate to defend his one of his gang members, Dally, when Cherry refers to him as ‘trash’. He states, “I felt myself stiffen. ‘I am a grease, same as Dally.
One would say she is not powerful because she is enclosed from the world, beaten by her father, and not very respected. For example, as Atticus asked Mayella to see if her father is good and tolerable to her, but she says “He does tollable, ‘cept when-”, ‘Except when he’s drinking?’ asked Atticus so gently that Mayella nodded. ”(Lee, Chapter 18) This would prove that Mayella has less power than usual when her father is drunk because, his gender as a male has the power over her and gets violent when drunk.
Steinbeck has created contrasting impressions of Curley’s wife. “Of MMice and mMen” is the intriguing novella, set in the 1930’s, by John Steinbeck. He portrays various impressions of Curley’s wife using a range of literary techniques . Curley’s wife is first introduced by Candy, the old swamper, who describes her from his view.