There are many similarities between the wife and the old woman in their sense of humor in the bedroom and in marriage. For example, the Wife would tease her husbands in bed, she would refuse intimacy if he did not give her money. She tells the pilgrims, “that each of them was very blissful and eager to bring me gay things from the fair. They were very glad when I spoke to them pleasantly, for, God knows it, I cruelly scolded them” (The Wife of Bath’s Prologue, Line 220). When she mentions how crude she was to her husband’s we can see the similarities between her and the old woman, for in her tale when the old woman is in bed with the knight she teases him by saying, “Does every knight behave thus with his wife as you do?” (The Wife of Bath’s Tale, Line 1088).
Throughout Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, the poet characterizes all women as dishonest. The first woman encountered in the story, Queen Guenevere, seems to be trustworthy and an upstanding character. Her beauty and power in the kingdom is highly renown and respected among all people. Later in the story, the Green Knight reveals that one of the reasons that Morgan Le Fay wanted to set up the test of the beheading game was in hope that it would have “caused her to die” in fear of the Green Knight (Winny 2460). Guenevere appears to be perfect, but she caused Morgan Le Fay to be so angry with her that Le Fay went to great lengths to try to kill her.
One of the most dramatic marriages ever read about was Macbeth and Lady Macbeth’s. Macbeth and Lady Macbeth’s relationship caused many chaotic outcomes, but in the end it proved to be fatal. In the beginning of Macbeth, the readers are already aware of the fascinating relationship between Macbeth and Lady Macbeth. Lady Macbeth received a letter from her husband about the witches’ prophecies. He wrote, “This have I thought good to to deliver thee, my dearest partner of greatness.”( Macbeth, Act 1, Scene 5, Lines 9-10) Macbeth knows that his wife will be in love with the thought of being queen.
“She thinks to dance with me on my wife's grave! And well she might, for I thought of her softly. God help me, I lusted, and there is a promise in such sweat. But it is a whore's vengeance, and you must see it now” In this quote, John tells the governor the truth about the affair and that Abigail’s actions are because she is jealous. Abigail encouraged a group of girls to pretend to be sick, Including Mary Warren, Elizabeth’s servant.
Am I Insane or Is It Just You? “Blank Space” by Taylor Swift is an influential video that will be embraced by a feminist audience as it depicts a story mocking how Swift as a high maintenance, love crazy, emotional wreck who has one broken relationship after another. In creating a story, the video portrays Tay-lor and her handsome man in an almost fairy tale love story that quickly goes bad as she turns into a jealous, crazy ex-girlfriend who makes him pay for not being what she wanted. Once she is done with him, she rapidly moves on to the next naive prospect. The video supports that wom-en are the ones that control their image and their own perception is all that really matters.
Nora’s flirtatious behaviors reveal a woman using her sexuality to get what she wants. In “A New World for Women” Stephanie Forward believes Nora’s behavior is “…flirtatious- even sexually manipulative. Perhaps, Nora has devised her own means of coping with her husband, and occasionally, she can circumvent his control.” (A New World for Women) In Act 2, Nora playfully hits Dr. Rank on the ear with her stockings and says “that’s for you...because you’ve been naughty.” (2.1.1307) Nora must play the role of dutiful wife and loving mother when with Torvald. Through secretly flirting with Dr. Rank, Nora deviates from those roles and expresses another side of her
In the play Juliet is a eros type of lover because she puts love as the number one priority which most eros lovers tend to do. Juliet demonstrates this type of love during the play when Romeo gets into a fight with Tybalt and the Nurse comes in to deliver the news of her cousin’s death. When the Nurse is telling Juliet the sad news, Juliet believes that the Nurse is implying that Romeo killed himself so she says, “Vile earth, to earth resign. End motion here,/ And thou and Romeo press one heavy bier.” (V .iii. 60-61) In this moment she is showing the aspects of a eros lover by putting her love before her life.
The ladies have come before Horner was expecting them, and he now plans to lock his most recent conquest, Margery Pinchwife, inside his chamber. The ladies prevent him from stepping aside to lock the door, however, and soon everyone is drinking, singing, and making confessions. The ladies quickly become bawdy, making double entendres and speaking openly of their frustrations with upper-class husbands, whose sexual preferences tend more to lower-class mistresses than to their wives. Lady Fidget expands upon the fraudulence of honor, indicting both ladies and gentlemen: “Our reputation? Lord!
Nadia In the play Othello, by William Shakespeare, the title character is a valiant hero who is in love with his beautiful bride, Desdemona. The play’s villain, Iago, destroys this love by feeding Othello vicious lies about Desdemona, causing Othello to slowly go mad. By the end of the play, Othello, in a fit of jealous rage, murders his wife. This significant change in Othello’s character is not sudden; rather, it is a gradual transformation that takes place after a series of events that occur throughout the play. Othello’s character undergoes a significant change due to a series of events at the hands of Iago, the play’s antagonist to enhance the fact that even a valiant heroes can become corrupt.
Are Romeo and Juliet truly affectionate towards each other? How would know? Romeo and Juliet is about two “star crossed lovers” that are unable to meet under the circumstances of their parents. Juliet 's family, the Capulets have a strong hate towards Romeo 's family, the Montagues. Juliet is so in love with Romeo that when he finds her mistakenly dead he takes a deadly potion that kills him almost instantly.