It would be nice to keep you, but I 've got to be good--and keep my hands off children. ”(89) Blanche noticed the paper boy who came because he was a young one. She immediately started flirting with him and the reader could tell he was somewhat uncomfortable with the way Blanche had approached or pushed herself off on him. In the beginning of the play when Blanche first meets Stanley, it 's noticeable that there is the uneasy feeling when the two are around each other.
How do people face injustice, and what are their specific reasons for responding in this nature? When faced in the presence of injustice, some choose to ac and take control; whereas others ignore the plain fact of the certain injustice occurring. Hassan is faced with the horrific event of being sexually assaulted after the kite-fighting tournament. If it wasn’t bad enough that Hassan had to undergo this assault, but his best friend stood there as it happened without saying a word. Hassan is a Hazara which is a type of faith in which a young bully, named Assef, does not favor very much.
First off, Father Flynn is being victimized by the fixated principal Sister Aloysius. She accuses him of inappropriately having relations with a child. Every action Father Flynn makes, Sister Aloysius seems to have a certain reprisal for his decision. Sister James, the history teacher for the 8th graders realizes that Sister Aloysius is adjudging Father Flynn’s opinions and calls her out on it: You just don’t like him!
In addition, it relates to I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings because the novel shows severe discrimination against women and communists and Laura gets molested by an older man. AP Literature Questions: Vocabulary: Recalcitrant (adj.): resisting authority or hard to control Original Sentence: “Reenie would say - when I was recalcitrant- that I had a hard nature and she knew where I got it from (page 80).”
In this case, her beauty is a ticket to get violated either at home or outside. Last but not least, Sally gets abused by boys because of her beauty. In “The Monkey Garden”, a group of boys steal her keys. This next excerpt is the most shocking,
This insult would be humorous to his audience because he is “roasting” Hermia. The rest of the quote is making fun of how short she is. The readers found this to be a “ha-ha” funny element of comedy because of his word choice. Lysander is over exaggerating and using hyperboles to compare her to Miniscule things like a Dwarf, knot of grass, bead, and acorn. To modern readers it may be funny because the way society is today if you have the right audience anything is funny.
Polonius goes on to add that Ophelia’s action in choosing and make her own choice will cause her to bring shame and embarrassment, resulting in him being a “laughing-stock.” This would state male figures in Hamlet sought women as an object that would bring shame to them in public eyes if they spoke for themselves. Polonius is exposed as a man that only sees women as sex object along with every other man, as Hamlet states, “He‟s for a jig or a tale of bawdry, or he sleeps,”(Hamlet 113) this mean that Polonius only like the sex scenes or dances in a play and would rather only sleep through the rest. As a result, hamlet not only exposes Polonius as a man that enjoys women as sex objects, but also referring to the thought of all men when they see women, seeing how Hamlet came up with the thought. The male characters in Hamlet create a patriarchic
This quotation illuminates Gertrude’s act of incest which can be classified as an aspect of adultery. Hamlet’s views of marriage are potentially destroyed because of Gertrude’s remarriage and women in general as he states to Ophelia: “Of if thou wilt needs marry, marry a fool; for wise men know well enough what monsters you make of them” (3.1.138-140). Although Gertrude is to blame for Hamlet’s negative outlook on marriage, his misogynistic attitude comes to light as he classifies all women (including Ophelia) as cheaters and liars. Moreover, Hamlet confronts Gertrude for her incestuous and adulterous crimes and speaks: “Nay, but to live / In the rank sweat of an enseamèd bed, / Stewed in corruption, honeying and making love” (3.4.91-94).
Henry instantly deflects by asking if she had “ever [known] a man who tried to disable himself by kicking himself in the scrotum”, which Henry considers is the “nearest sensation to jaundice”, and a feeling seldom experienced by women (Hemingway p.144). Through the use of a male anatomical feature, not only does Hemingway attempt to “establish masculine social identity” (professional student paper) and demean female control, but also supports Fetterley’s claim that Henry’s means of treating women are influenced by their sexuality (Fetterley
The men are envious that Janie takes her abuse so quietly. The concept of maltreatment is made to seem common in normal life. This sends out an anti-feminist message to those who read the novel. Even the main character, Janie, doesn’t regularly stand up to the injuries she sustains. Janie lets Tea Cake whip her, because she loves him.
In the story, “Seventh Grade,” Victor, the main character, tries to enamor a girl named Teresa, in the process he embarrasses himself but through persistence, he ultimately succeeds. For instance, the author, Gary Soto, writes in paragraph 12 that, “Victor tried a scowl, he felt foolish until in the corner of his eye he saw a girl looking at him. Ummm, he thought, maybe it does work, He scowled with greater conviction.” As the evidence concludes, Victor is flustered, because he felt foolish. Also, he still persists with the humiliating actions, even when he is getting looked at like he was weird.
This is only one of the hurtful things that the classmates said and did to Margot. At this point in the story the children are nasty to Margot. Paragraph 2: The children are jealous of Margot. “ ‘Aw you didn’t write that’ protested one of the boys’... ‘I did’ said Margot.
(434). The comic takes a humorous poke at gender roles and stereotyping in the workplace. Pathos was also presented with Rosie the Riveter. “Rosie the Riveter stands as a pointed rebuke to the ways Americans have traditionally been taught to think about “women’s work.”” (432).
Or that’s what she initially thought. Little did she know, they’re the most horrifying monster she had ever meet. “What did she expect us to do, like stand up for her or something? Oh come on those boys are damn hot she should feel lucky they even pay some attention to her.” “She’s such a bitch for whining about boys when she actually enjoyed the attention they gave her.”