Jane Austen Marriage is a paramount concern. Marriage is not only a personal question but rather it affects the whole social group, because marriage is just not a matter of love or companionship, but much more than that. It is a political, social and economic alliance between two people, and their families. One of the chief characteristics of Sense and Sensibility is the lack of a father figure, at that time the father’s used to take decisions on the future marriage of their daughters. In the absence of the father, mothers had some authority to do so.
Introduction Women in the Middle ages were treated as the second class members within their social class. They were taught to be obedient to their husbands and were expected to run the household and raise children. Their role in the society, however, was much more complex, while some medieval women achieved a high level of equality with men. In the Middle Ages women had a secondary role, coming second after men. Women’s life was divided between family, marriage and religion.
During the feminist movement beginning in the late 1700’s many women took stance to stand up for women’s rights that as women they weren’t getting and therefore caused this movement to carry on through present day. However, in literature during this time author’s would write books using women as props almost as men had dominance over women and women had to do everything that the men asked of them. "Women who had been told that they had it all—nice houses, lovely children, responsible husbands—were deadened by domesticity, she said, and they were too socially conditioned to recognize their own desperation" (Women’s movement). Women had once been told they had it all until the late 1700’s when men began to dominate over women and control what
Women in the Victorian Era were diminished and degraded to the point of property, which is a difference from many places across the globe in modern day. Many women were referred to as “Ladies of the Estate,” a distinguished title for a role that didn’t make many women happy. A Victorian Lady of the Estate had no choice in her marriage and was expected to raise children, be as social as possible, and be virtually a servant to her husband, who in turn had complete control over her. Unmarried Victorian women often didn’t stay unmarried for long. Since it was a standard for men to provide for women, women were expected to marry.
In the 1930s, women did not have as many options for the workplace because men were preferred for most jobs because they knew they needed to support their families; although, employers also wanted to employ women because they did not have to pay them as much money. “You must do the things you think you cannot do.” said Eleanor Roosevelt (BrainyQuote).One always has to believe in themselves no matter what. Women today do not get paid less than men. It all depends on the job. So, as one can see, the world has changed quite a bit since the 1930s.
Mrs. Bennet does not put much effort into getting to know her children. The Bennet daughters mom is self centered, which explains why she treats her children the way she does. All she wants is for her daughters to marry a man who is high in the social class and is rich. Mrs. Bennet stresses over this during the whole book, causing a great impact on her daughters and a life full of drama. Mrs. Bennet married Mr. Bennet at a very young age not knowing him very well.
In which lead to women’s rights, especially when it came to choosing a mate were minimal during the Elizabethan period. Marriages for women tended to be arranged or not allowed before, during and after the 16th century. One might wonder what rights women did have, about marriage and how could they be seen in the play, Othello and Desdemona are was caused by the. Although women meant to be the backbone of any men and family but, simply because they are faithful and
Aside from economic dependency, most women are emotionally attached to their partners thinking that they would not be able to find any other relationship apart from what they currently have. In order to address the impacts of dependency, social workers should first, pinpoint the nature of dependency and resolve from that standpoint. Financially dependent women, for instance, should be given trainings and seminars on how to earn for herself and her family. As much as possible, social workers should help her find a job or at least give her
It happens in everywhere where people are illiterate, jobless, and the deeply belief of traditional. In the family have to stop discrimination for education between sons and daughters. When men and women have higher education, they can access to information, and also, they are critical thinking with reasonable. Of course, some traditional norms will be disrespectable by women because it seems too strict for their lives. However, women have higher education can earn income to support family as men do, and if they have problem they will dare to restrict their husband or share their experiences to everyone for helping.
The title of the novel it self suggest that a woman is the respect and the honour of their family. It suggests that the women are an object to be brought under the patriarchy. But the memoirs puts forward that women are restricted and confined within four wall and a ceiling of their home. The protagonists of the memoir have lost their identity in the title itself. But in the society women depend upon men for their identity i.e the social definition who they are.