The women could not choose their spouse like the Persian, instead their father would arrange a marriage for them and the mother had no say in it. The women were to be submissive to the males which follows filial piety that a women should obey her husband. Unlike Persia, it was very uncommon and difficult for a woman to divorce her husband while the husband was able for a number of reasons. With the exception that if the husband died, a widow could choose to remarry and to whom. Furthermore, women were expected to give birth, especially sons, who would be able to carry on the family name.
His name, Vergible Woods or Tea Cake, and he will show Janie a whole new world. From Janie’s new relationship with Tea Cake she learns about true happiness. Tea Cake is the first to truly make her laugh and smile. Tea Cake is the picture of a true gentleman. He introduces Janie to many new things such as fishing.
Chen feels disappointed about himself, spending a lot of his parents' money with girlfriend, may cause his parents' question. He love his parents and he also love his girl friend. The conflict in his mind makes him feel angry. He dared not to express his angry to his parents for they are living source. His girl friend lived with him, so he can only blame his girlfriend.
When dissecting the narrator in “The Yellow Wallpaper”, she admits that her husband is controlling and clearly states her dislike of his actions, but doesn’t do anything about it. Why do both women let their husband tell them what to do, no matter what negative effects will be a product of the decision that their husband made? A big part of their submissiveness has to do with gender roles during the time that the stories were written. All women before the late 20th century were expected to be submissive to their husband no matter what. They were asked to do things with their husband’s best interest in mind.
Both cousin Janice and John are regular parade goers who appreciate watching the lavish floats decorated with beads and confetti, and exotic Mardi Gras costumes made of feathers, beads, and vibrant colored fabric. On the morning of last year’s Big Nine parade, I arrived early at Peggy’s home in the Lower Ninth Ward, a close friend of cousin Janice. Both are Big Nine members. They were putting the finishing touch on their suites. Ladies wore yellow with dark color shoes, and men wore burgundy clothing.
However what Nea does not understand in all her youth and idealism , is that sourdi does not want to be saved: She willfully accepts her fate and her marriage to Mr.Chhay because she finds financial stability and a secure future. Since the beginning of the story Nea believes that she is saving or protecting Sourdi from the expectations of her mother and Mr. Chhay. The mother and the uncle have fix a marriage with an older man named Mr.Chhay. Sourdi is a young girl that has a boyfriend name Duke, But her mom really dosen’t cares what Sourdi thinks or wants. So Sourdi meets Mr.chhay and she feels uncomfortable in the
She only married you because I was poor and she was tired of waiting for me. It was a terrible mistake, but in her heart she never loved anyone except me" (130). Myrtle on the other hand is having affairs with Tom in order to feel the satisfaction of being in the upper class. Myrtle loved her husband Mr. Wilson when they got married, but she got very disappointed by her husband’s lack of money and the social status that she is suffering in for eleven years. Now she is regretting the day she married with him, her sister Catharine says “She really ought to get away from him.
With this elaborate fake dream, the narrator scares her dreaded family through marriage into believing the arranged marriage was not approved by the ancestors of their past. With the Chinese superstition that ancestors must approve and be honored, the family allows the marriage to come to an end, which allows Lindo Jong to leave without dishonoring her family. To commence, the ideas of family relationships, tradition, and superstitions within both Amy Tan’s short stories, “Scar” and “The Red Candle”, possess major effects on the main characters. Without the usages of these ideas of Chinese culture many of the morals, beliefs, and understandings of the characters would not exist as they do. I really do not have any questions on the selections, and surprisingly found these stories enjoyable to
According to the quote, Curley 's wife does not like her own husband! She was forced into marrying a guy she doesn 't truly love. Curly would abuse her, use her as bragging rights, and never spend time with his wife. Curley even had a glove filled with Vaseline so one of his hands could be soft for touching his wife. This is abusive because he talked about him and his wife’s sex life with the other ranchers.
In the beginning of the book Manju returns home from college, then must clean, educate her students, and cook for the family, a quite congested schedule. She didn’t need to teach the other children, but Manju wanted to prove her morality to her mother. Boo writes, “Manju’s desire to be good was also a rebellion” (62). The word “desire” clearly describes Manju’s need to prove she is a better person than her mother. “Rebellion” is also used by Boo to address that Manju is like a lot of other teenagers wanting to prove their parent wrong.