Krebs thought girls were “not worth the trouble.” (85) Although he may not have had the motivation to pick up the girls, he “liked looking at them.” (85) This is in no way the girls’ fault, however it shows how the war affected Krebs’ drive to do tasks that involve socialization. Perhaps if the townspeople were more open to listen to Krebs’ story then he would be more comfortable with girls. His mother is an example of how he interacts with women. He is shown to be very uncomfortable, and ends up with his mother’s feelings hurt. This shows how because nobody talked to him, he couldn’t talk to anyone comfortably.
In “The Dinner Party,” Mrs. Wynnes, the hostess of the dinner, was sitting at her table when she felt the cobra slither across her foot (Gardner). Her first reaction was to stay calm to make sure that she and the others do not provoke the cobra. While in “You Can’t Just Walk On By,” a boy is walking by a creek when he comes across “the biggest water moccasin [he] [has] ever seen” sleeping on the sandbar (Deal 150). He stays calm too, but for the safety of himself and whoever goes through this area; he makes the decision to kill the snake (Deal 150). In each case both protagonists wanted to keep everyone safe, even though one snake is harmed, while the other is not.
This stereotype represents the fact that guys have more self control with fear than women. His heated conversation creates the conflict that is reflected in the rest of the story. This conversation revolves around the colonel and the young girl. During this point in time the colonial explains further on the point by saying that a man might feel like they want to scream, however they have that extra ounce of control. “A women’s unfailing reaction in any crisis is to scream” he discusses.
In this passage, Charlotte Perkins Gilman highlights the theme that women must use their intellect or go mad through the use of literary qualities and writing styles. Gilman also uses the use of capital letters to portray the decline in the narrators’ sanity. This shows the decline in the sanity of a person because the words in all-caps is shown as abrupt, loud remarks. Gilman uses this method multiple times in her short story and this method was used twice in this passage. When the narrator wrote, “LOOKING AT THE PAPER!”, the major decline in her mental health was shown.
It shows that scout believes that women have a minuscule amount of power, and that she needs to act like a boy for her to even be recognized by Jem as a member of the group. Gender equality is not fully intact, as shown explicitly throughout the novel. Scout is not the only woman who feels the impact of sexism in the novel. Especially in that time, women were not treated as equals in many circumstances. Women are also set a standard to be ladies, doing things such as wearing dresses and not playing outside like males are allowed to.
He says, “The hell with that; she’s a bitch and a buzzard and a ball-cutter, and don’t kid me, you know what I’m talking about” (Kesey, 61). By using the phrase “ball-cutter,” Kesey implies that because she is a woman and has more power than the men, she is depriving them of what makes them a man. This theme of “ball-cutting” is prevalent in the novel as the majority of women continue to abuse their authority over the men, causing them to maintain symptoms of mental illness until they can get their manliness back. Kesey continues to demonstrate his
Wynnes becomes a major character in the story. She tells the young native boy to get a bowl of milk, from this she is proving the colonel wrong, but the readers don 't know it yet. Mona uses her as a game piece, when the colonel jumps and screams, the American asked Mrs. Wynnes how she knew about the snake. Mrs. Wynnes character replied with, “ it was crawling across my foot”. This proves the colonel untrue because his whole argument was men has added self control in any crisis.
“Consider the alternatives, said Aunt Lydia. You see what things used to be like? That was what they thought of women, then. Her voice trembled with indignation” (Atwood 118). The Aunts tried to scare the Handmaids into believing that because there were no rules to set women straight and no barriers with men, women were treated like gum under a shoe.
Women with this issue are usually abused sexually and mentally. Female fire starters use Pyromania to release tension suffered from abuse. “Pyromaniacs suffer high levels of stress and, at the same time, have little tolerance for that stress” (Krzeszowski, 1993, para 36). The lighting and presence of fire presents
She is breaking down all the of the things that Prufrock is afraid of, which is a lot of things. One of the points she makes is that Prufrock is afraid of “women’s ridicule” which leads to the first example. Twice throughout the poem Prufrock uses the line, “In the room women come and go/ Talking of Michelangelo” (13-14 and 35-36). It appears that Prufrock is self conscious that he will not be able to have a conversation with these ladies because he is not smart enough. He is worried that because he is not as smart as the women they will judge him.
Here minor outbursts of anger and rage are exhibited by the abuser. The woman often excuse these outbursts due to a bad day, an accident, or the mentality that “he did not mean to” attitude. The second phase is referred to as the “acute battering incident” (Walker, 59). Here the abuser becomes chaotic, unpredictable and brutal with his attacks. He does not calm down easily and the periods of rage and attacks whether physical, verbal or sexual abuse last longer in duration and arise more frequently compared to phase one.
Orwell was quick to notice that “They had not shown much interest in the elephant when he was merely ravaging their homes, but it was different now that he was going to be shot.” (326). By that point it was too late for Orwell to do anything as the crowd had arrived and was ready to watch Orwell kill the elephant. Orwell knew what he truly wanted to do, but also knew that he would upset the crowd if he let the elephant live. To make matters worse, the crowd wouldn’t leave him alone and even used his rifle as a tool to bait him into following their commands. With all of the pressure that was built up in his body, he decides to obey the crowd and kills the