Women in both time period still had to take care of their children. When the men from war got home they went back to being a house wife. Doing their daily chores by taking care of men and kids. Women who were not married or widowers were still looked down on. They still were trying to be that trophy wife that everybody wants to be.
These leads to a permanent lower social class who will suffer in order to survive because they don 't have the silver they need to buy goods. In document 3, Wang Xijue is a government official for Ming China. He is reporting that although the Chinese government is collecting a great deal of money in taxes, by demanding tax payments in silver the government is actually hurting the economy. Because all the silver is spent to pay taxes there is very little left for people to use to buy farm products or tools or to hire laborers. Since they cannot afford to pay much in silver prices and wages are dropping.
In the book, Edna didn’t have a job. It wasn’t a role for women to have jobs. The wives were expected to stay home; tend to the kids and the house. So that’s what she did while she watched her husband depart for days upon weeks for his job.
Tobin describes how Anne Hutchinson’s views on Puritan belief led to a historical controversy on the matter of religion and feminism in the early colonial establishment of Massachusetts. Anne Hutchinson drew much attention after voicing criticism to the Puritan form of religious views and believed one should focus on their primary relationship with God, rather than their lawful duties to society, “Hutchinson saw God in the spirit and in inspiration” (256). Nearly all of the Puritan minsters were appalled by Anne Hutchison’s criticism toward their teachings. Not only did the minister leaders feel Anne’s actions were out of place, but they also feared for their standing in power of the church. Tobin explains how Hutchison expressed her opinions without doubt or shame due to her sex, which led to growing feminist tension in the times that followed.
This shows a side in the book that shows Jane being more independent, which hints at feminism being a theme in this book. The fact that she ends up marrying Rochester once they are equals shows that she is way before her times and is thinking about marriage as a bond between two equals rather than a man being her superior. This was also seen as a critique towards women in that time period who were okay with being dominated. Emily Bronte was questioned after writing this novel because a woman and a man being equal disagreed with her religious upbringing, which was
The documentary "Love Stories: Women, Men, & Romance" discuss how relationships such as marriage in the mid 1950 's were different from how they are in todays society. A typical women in the 1950 's were described as a stay at home wife who took care of the kids, they would cook all the meals, they would clean, they even looked after the house. Women during this time were faithful, loyal, respectful, and supportive to their husband. Men worked everyday in an industrial work place while the wife would stay at home and take care of the children. Women felt as if they had nothing to bring to the table because all they knew was house labor.
Also, Matthew McConaughey provided for his family as well. His wife stayed home, cooked, cleaned, and took care of their daughter. This is a typical nuclear family. This shows us that no matter what color we are in our environment we will all be similar to how we live. Which leads to the next topic
When my husband is home he will ask me to do most of the list she is giving us, really he could do most of these thing for himself. Brady is tell us how unappreciated a wife is, although some of this is changing, more men are staying home as the housewife. Socitys view of a housewife is changing slowly, my thoughts are because more men are staying home now and they are having a better understanding of the job of a
To challenge gender roles requires challenging deeply-held beliefs about gender norms. Many people are resistant to such changes and will not go against these beliefs that are entrenched in their culture or religion. Though the gender revolution has made some headway since its origin, there will always be people who will not embrace these reforms. A second obstacle is that the gender-role revolution is often associated with the “man-hating” feminist revolution.
Even though Linda Brent (Harriet Jacobs) was expected to fulfill the expectations of white womanhood, she was not able to because of the setbacks she encountered, which include preserving her purity for her future husband, accepting pieties, staying submissive to the man in charge, and maintaining a safe domesticity. According to Barbara Weller, “Piety was the core of woman’s virtue, the source of her strength” (Weller. 152). Linda Brent had a hard time keeping this outlook because she justified that God would not let Mr. Flint sell her children or cause them harm unless He were not real or wished for a negative outcome. As stated by Brent, “O my Child!
Yet, this would connect to why Dewey Dell in As I Lay Dying, the only daughter in the Burden’s family, was expected to stay home and take care of her ill mother as her father and brothers were out working. The ability of what an individual can or cannot do is not based on their performance, but based on their sexuality. Tran also adds in the second book
This novel is a tale of a young girl 's life named Julie. Julie had been through a lot including her only brother named Masenier dying and her Papa has, well, leaving her having to do all outside man work being the strong one in the family. Julie meets a guy named Hank and they get married and move to Gap Creek in South Carolina, where they get a house for cheap from a man named Mr. Pendergast who made a deal with them that they don 't have to pay rent as long as they do the household for him such as cooking and laundry. Ma Richards, who is Hanks mother, visits them who has nothing better to do it seems like but to blame others. Later on, the house caught on fire which Julie was finally able to put it out before it spread to the floors and walls after Mr. Pendergast being burned from a tank exploding while he was in
Salva’s sisters Akit and Agnath are expected to stay home and help their mother with the housework. This is also shown on Nya’s part of the story because she is expected to help the family with the work instead of going to school and getting and education like the boys. This quote shows the limitations and expectations of both Salva’s sisters Akit and Agnath. “His two sisters, Akit and Agnath, did not go to school. Like the other girls in the village, they stayed home and learned from their mother how to keep house.
His quote also shows that he believes when citizens wanted to leave destitution and rise out of living in housing projects, they could do so through their own willpower. This shows his callousness towards a life of poverty and his tendency to resort to blaming. No one truly wants to live in the worst setting and feel like they are helpless, poor, and non-contributors to society. His lack of care for those who lived in the poorest housing or no housing at all showed how little he understood about the correlation between economic growth and living environment.