Juan and Cleofilas move to Seguin, Texas. Her husband makes a small amount of money and he beats her. This destroys her idea of her marriage being like a soap opera. Cleofilas goes to the doctors for an ultrasound and the doctors and nurses see all of the bruises over her. They help Cleofilas escape her husband.
For example, “SEEFATHERHEISBIGANDSTRONGFATHERWILLYOUPLAYWITHJANEFATHERISSMILINGSMILEFATHERSMILESMILE". This part contradicts with the nature of Pecola's father which associates with weakness and hatred. The chapter also explains Cholly's miserable childhood; the denial of his father to him and his shame at the hands of white officers when they oblige him to have sex in front of them, the thing which led him to rape his daughter twice in order to take revenge of this painful memory. Consequently, the parts of Dick and Jane story are used by Morrison to show the irony in the character's
She describes her how she throws herself into the testifying and feels arrogance in describing her rape story and abortion; subsequently, feels guilty when she had done nothing wrong. Also, at one point at the Center, Janine completely loses it. She speaks as though she is her old self, a waiter. Therefore, Moira has to slap her into consciousness. “Moira slapped her across the face, twice, back and forth.
Sykes in can be compared to evil because like everything evil he drained Delia of her beauty, joy and happiness that she once had. Once their marriage starts to fall apart, Sykes uses Delia’s deadly fear of snakes against her by placing his whip on her shoulder like a snake and putting a real snake in the laundry basket. This snake would later kill Sykes. Delia runs her own household, works full time, feeds and clothes her husband, and deals with his daily verbal, mental, and physical abuse. Delia’s husband Sykes does not value her or the work she does to support the both of them.
Jason’s new marriage with Glauce plummeted Medea into revengeful and passionate fury. She had given up everything to live with Jason after which he had cheated and tricked her. This makes the readers sympathize with Medea. Jason had spurned the privacy, purity, sanctity of their marriage sphere. In the process of wanting to gain honor, he had backstabbed Medea by demoting her from the status of a legal wife to that of a concubine.
The chances are that she came to New Orleans when the family inheritance was wiped out and got married to Stanley soon after he returned from the Second World War. Stanley is seen to be full of rage, hits, and throws things at Stella in his bouts of rage leading to her seeking refuge at her neighbor’s place where she returns when he cries for her return. She is attracted to his passionate and animal-like nature. The playwright does not have any positive or negative comments about this sort of marriage. Her sister, however, is not pleased with this and tries to convince her to leave and divorce him but she refuses due to being pregnant with his child aside her sexual attraction to
You leave her be.” (Pg 32) Through this quote Steinbeck reveals sexism between Curley 's wife and the guys on the ranch, on the grounds that George calls Curley 's wife a bitch, which is used as an insult towards her. On top of George calling her a jailbait he is assuming that she will get men into trouble for being nice/flirtatious with them. In conjunction with, Curley 's wife is
But on the other hand Una’s mother was a cheating prostitute, who use to beat Una every time she tried to expose her for cheating. But there were layer to her, Mary husled her husband for rent money, but half of the rent money and all of the street money she swindled from unsuspecting men was spent on ale and beer. The only mother figure had was the mirror, and the women passing by the window. This is what caused her to grow up quick. Una also grew up to be antisocial and she started to write poetry because she found comfort in the works of Edgar Allan Poe and William Shakespeare, she also found comfort in a music box her father gave her.
In Curley’s wife’s case, she was being blamed for something solely for the reason of her being a woman. Technically speaking, the real reason Candy, George, and Lennie's plan got called off was because Lennie killed Curley’s wife, and George did not think it was possible to go without him. However, Candy takes his anger out of Curley’s wife just because she is the person that Lennie killed. Even though she is dead, he shows her no mercy. She is stilled called names.
The character Lila had to leave her schooling and stay at home to look after her two sisters. Women experience social evils in society. They have been treated cruelly which affects them both physically and mentally. In Desai‟s novel Fasting Feasting, Uma‟s cousin Anamika has to face the cruel torture imposed by her husband and her mother-in-law. “Anamika was beaten regularly by her mother-in-law while her husband stood by and approved – or at least, did not object.”(Fasting Feasting, 71) She is beaten by her husband even when she is pregnant.