The film "Dadi 's family" is about a family in Northern India. In the movie, we are introduced to a family that consists of a big extended family living in one household. This film explores the idea of family and the roles that women play in Dadi’s household. In the film, we are introduced to six roles that are performed in the day to day household. The six roles exposed in this film are the roles of women as a daughter, mothers, mothers-in-laws, daughters-in-laws, sister-in-laws, and sisters.
She is urging women to be wives, but not at the loss of all else. Just as a woman can be a daughter and still have an identity, so a woman must be a wife with her identity in tact. The last role Wollstonecraft gives is a mother. This is a high calling on the life of a woman, with many things intertwined. As a mother, a woman is expected to raise up and educate her children, teaching them how to behave in society.
a very great example of a mother archetype is Frankie Heck from the show The Middle on ABC. Frankie is the wife of Mike and mother of Axl, Sue, and Brick. Frankie is the central character in the show, as it is her voice that is heard narrating at some point in every episode. She is a devoted wife and mother and sees family as the most important thing in her life. Her motto, "You do for family," guides her daily routine, despite the frustrations she encounters with her husband and three kids, as well as her older ailing relatives who often depend on her.
A women’s nurturing and compassionate nature makes her a natural caregiver for both her spouse and their children. When it comes to organization, a woman usually handles the household expenses and keeps the house tidy; knowing where any object within the house can be located at a moment’s notice (Brady, 1972, par. 4). Unselfishly, a woman attends to the needs of her family including, but not limited to, a companion, provider, confidant, cook, secretary, hostess, caterer, travel agent, and event planner. A wife is a strong and determined woman who is tirelessly devoted to her family’s well-being.
The author states that her uncle in seeing “two unmarried” daughters in the company of a chaperone visiting his home, concludes that they were sent to be married. (38) The author shows that she is in favor of this when she says, “I was taken aback by the visceral longing I felt to be a part of
The film of pride and prejudice is the right film to see what happened and how the condition of the society during the early 19th century. During the Victorian era, both of the man and woman became the sharp object to be discussed in the history. In the previous history, it’s common for the woman to work with their husband and brothers in their families business. However, in 19th century men have to commuted in the place of their work such as in the office, shop or factory. This make a woman and their children just stay at home to be housekeeper.
Lena Younger (also known as ‘Mama’) is portrayed as the matriarch figure of the Younger family. Since her husband, “Big” Walter Younger died, she has become, “the center of her family 's life and controls many of the interactions of the other family members… such as the economic decisions”. (Bloom) She is religious, moral, and always ready to give advice to her children and grandchild. However, it’s her traditional and conservative way of thinking that leads to many disagreements with the other characters. While Mama “represents the traditional prescribed domestic role assigned to the women of her generation”, her daughter-in-law Ruth Younger represents “a generation in transition”.
It is through these lessons that she hopes for her daughter to be respected within her own home and by her community as well. It is also through Kincaid 's use of her setting, constructive atmosphere, and one sentence structure that some readers can better understand the mother 's belief of how productivity will lead to a respected life. After reading "Girl" readers are now made more aware of the direct relation between domestic knowledge and strict gender roles being forced onto
A Woman Trapped in Her Mind Even though some women think... that they do not have the power to follow their dreams of independence, women do. Some women have the desire to be independent, due to lack courage they assume the do not have the capability to gain independence, therefore causing some women to become restricted in their own mind. Women can live a life they please whether married or alone. It is very common to see single mother become independent out of necessity. Single mothers are forced to be the head of the household, she must be a provider and nurturer, both traditional feminine and masculine roles are being played out.