Even in this text, Samson goes after another Philistine woman. His attitude and personality start to unravel as the reader sees that he a very arrogant and selfish man. He takes what he wants and does right in his eyes. “Is there not a woman among the daughters of your relatives, or among all our people, that you must go to take a wife from the uncircumcised Philistines?’ But Samson said to his father, ‘Get her for me, for she is right in my eyes” (Judges 14:3, English Standard Version). Samson then conjures up an unsolvable riddle and cannot take the loss, then killing many philistines in the process.
These were just a small handful of them. Now you understand how hard it would be to be forced into killing your best friend, who you know has a mental disorder. You can sympathize with Curley’s Wife for knowing how much Curley abused her and knowing she isn’t a tramp. You can understand why Curley, the Boss’s own son, doesn’t have much power at all. Now think about this, what if you were in any of these character’s situations.
How much power a person has really depends on connections a person has. For example, the only reason Curley’s wife has the capability to hold Crooks’ job over him is because she is married to Curley who is the son of the boss. Crooks working beneath people who abuse their power towards him just threaten him to show him that he’s nothing besides a worker and gets no say at all to anything. In conclusion, Crooks worth as an individual stays at the bare minimum without a change. Throughout the whole novella Crooks is emotionally abused breaking him down to feel powerless which will leave him to feel like
Stanley Kowalski, a focal character, is the epitome of male dominance and primitive aggression. He is verbally and physically abusive towards his wife, Stella, in order to establish his power over her. He is described as giving a ‘loud whack of his hand on her thigh’ to which she merely retaliates ‘That’s not fun, Stanley.’ Whilst ‘the men laugh’. This shows how abusive behaviour towards women is normalised and accepted within this patriarchal society as the men simply choose to ‘laugh’ along with Stanley. It also highlights Stella’s submissive nature, and how she conforms to the sexist societal expectations of a helpless and fragile woman.
There’s a bowler and jazz hands and lots of teeth” (Flynn 11), which indicates that she impersonates as a person who people want her to be. In addition, she is married to a man who thinks her as a “cool girl”, which is not true. With her persona, she manipulates people to like her and be on her side. The mask she created has led her relationship with her husband to be distant, since her husband notices that she is not who she seems to be. It has driven her husband to love another person, which is the ultimate incidence of her revenge and this has ruined many people around
By being so greedy, only caring about his opinions, beating his wife for saying things he disagreed with, and not accepting any offers the jewelry stores were offering brought him bad luck. Also, by caring about his family 's future, not present life distracted him and made him into a bad man. In my opinion, this book teaches lots of useful lessons and everyone should take in
During the Hate, people express deep loathing towards Goldstein, but Winston, on the other hand, puts all his animosity on Big Brother, and he scrutinises Big Brother as the enemy, instead. He is part of the minuscule minority of the one percent that behold these beliefs. Unlike, the rest of the population, he is not in favour with the new form of
A simple ‘ how are you’ can have someone think you 're polite. Atticus no matter what always stood up for Boo, he knew him but his kids on the other hand did not so he told them they don 't know him or understand him they 've heard of everything about him but it was all wrong. The power of words is most important in this world, it is a do or don 't type of action.Mayella used her power of words and ruined someone 's family and caused them to die due to trying to save himself. Atticus used his power of words to help Tom and support
The couple is rare in that they own land and can provide for themselves without doing much work, because of their many hired workers. Curley’s wife bosses Curley around and flirts with just about everyone even though she doesn't do any work and owns nothing, having married into wealth. Curley’s wife is too naive to have tricked him into marriage so they must have loved each other at one point, but she seems almost bored with him when our protagonist’s arrive in the narrative. “I seen her give Slim the eye. Curley never seen it.
Arnold on the other hand has drunk parents, and no money, he doesn’t know what it’s like to be popular, until he meets Penelope and steadily gains popularity. He is so scared to let them know about him and his life. “ I couldn’t lie to her anymore, ‘Yes I said, I am poor” (Alexie 127). Arnold, hanging out with the popular kids and becoming one of them, finally let go to one of the people he cared most about, and she didn’t shun him, she accepted it. Oppression, it’s a big deal no matter how you are, there is something weighing down on everybody.
Men in Mud are expected to be tough and dominant, but it is shown otherwise. Ellis ' father is tough and a little mean, but he is bossed around by his wife, which directly contradicts what the stereotype is in this movie. Juniper actively decides where Mud goes because he is so obsessed with her that he follows wherever she is. In that instance he is not in any control, but he is blindly following her. Towards the end, he becomes independent of her and almost falls into the stereotype of men in the movie, but he is caring.