Janie`s feminism is visible also through her strong sense of individualism. Her story presented in the novel is often considered “as a vehicle of feminist protest through its condemnation of the restrictiveness of bourgeois marriage and through its exploration of intraracial sexism and male violence” (Jordan, 1988). Her struggle in which she wants to free herself from her grandmother`s influence is presented as a gradual process. In her first marriage, she is not strong enough to decide for herself. More importantly, Janie gets married for the first time because her grandmother wants her to do so.
The adult figured the only way to get her to act mature was by using comparisons. In the text “mature” is used as a term to describe how a lady should properly act to not become a slut in the future. Comparisons aren 't the only things being used, but the appearance of the girl in this short story seems extremely important. The repute of the adult is in danger based on the girl’s actions. However, the repute of the girl is also important, as the adult is seen as saving her from getting the wrong attention from society.
Upon her arrival, she is ridiculed because of her beautiful, overly-girly looks and naive behavior. Two years later, Elle, who has graduated with high honors, is the class-elected speaker at the ceremony, and has been invited into one of Boston 's best law firms. After humiliation in her academic and social life she is able to overcome anything thrown her way. Elle’s gender roles and attitude changed dramatically throughout the course of the story. In the beginning of the movie, Elle was portrayed as “sexual woman.” One of the reasons that she was accepted to Harvard was because she wore a bikini in her admission video and because of her looks.
For one Daisy is seen as an up and coming woman especially for the times as she is seen making her own choices, but ultimately her foil, is that she does not want to be in control of her choices and she chooses to be with Tom. But more importantly her character is a representation and a symbol of the American dream that Gatsby has, and shows how he has failed to reach it. The American Dream being that anyone can become wealthy or successful in America if they work hard enough, regardless of there class. In the novel Daisy is a character that is described as beautiful, in particular her voice, which Nick spends a whole paragraph describing “It was the kind of voice the ear follows up and down.” In the film the majority of this representation is left up to the actress, Carey Mulligan and she gives a fairly good performance portraying the character, she certainly looks the part, and her voice while definitely not as extravagant as Nick describes fits the part well. However, The key thing about Daisys character is that she is Gatsby’s American dream.
The political environment was equally unpleasing to her, and this explains why she eventually opted to be a rebel. Her orientation of seeing a society that supported boys and frustrated girls provoked her inner being and made her begin to question the validity of those beliefs. Her turn around attitude shocked her parents, and she had no apologies for that. She eventually came out as an iron lady who could not be brought down by unjust laws and backward cultural
From a young age Millay was exposed to feminist ideals in the form of her mother, a strong single parent who was “a constant example of female independence and self-reliance” (Brittin 121). As she grew up in Maine, Millay was highly affected when the boys at her high school disregarded her poetry (Brittin 121). It is possible that this reglect based on gender lit a fire in Millay to explore the patriarchy and the relationship between men and women. However Millay went through the most development when she decided to go to college and become the poet she wanted to be instead of following the status quo and getting married (Brittin 121). Even Millay’s choice of college, Vassar in upstate New York, reflected her feminist views (Boyd 1).
8 Blake Lively Wanted People To Know That She Wasn’t Anything Like Serena Her role as Serena van der Woodsen on Gossip Girl put Blake Lively on the map and helped her to launch herself into a diverse movie career, but she wasn’t happy about the message that her character sent to younger viewers of show. And she wanted people to know that she was very different to the character she played. "People loved it, but it always felt a little personally compromising—you want to be putting a better message out there," she said, speaking about the show and her desire to distance herself from Serena. "The lines become blurred. I would not be proud to be the person who gave someone the cocaine that made them overdose and then shot someone and slept with
While usually both characters dropping their gender-specific roles could turn out bad, in this story, dropping the stereotypical gender roles by blurring them leads to happiness by the end of the story. Both characters, venturing out of their gender roles, find ways to compliment and figure out who the other person really is, and, in the end, a burgeoning love fully blooms. When examining the gender roles of Mr. Rochester and Jane, both are a blend of each and life seems better when conventional gender roles are forgotten. In Rochester and Jane’s first meeting, the two begin to show their blended gender roles immediately. Rochester is first described as having a “dark face” with “stern features”, with a complexion that seems, “ireful and thwarted” (146).
The time period played a big role in her life because she was a female. Her character treatment is a little unfair per say due to her disadvantage in that society. She could have lived a normal following her father's death and not getting with another man. William Faulkner's wants to show how women could have acted in those types of
After finding out that Ana has quit her job she forces Ana to come work in her sister Estela’s dress factory. Although she went and work in the factory to help out her sister Ana did not give up on her dream of attending college. Without her mother knowing and help from her high school teacher she began to fill out college and scholarship applications. After finally being accepted into the University of Columbia, Carmen takes a stand and make Ana to but her family before college. Ana has more curves than her mother would like her to have.