Stella loves her sister but she does not understand the fact that she does not approve of her life. Stanley has always disliked Blanche, her presence is a bother to him and eventually it becomes an internal conflict in which he begins to investigate her life. Both of these conflicts take a toll on their marriage.
“Happy marriages begin when we marry the ones we love, and they blossom when we love the one we marry.” Many people believe that is how a marriage should work but that is not the case for Tom and Daisy Buchanan’s marriage in The Great Gatsby. The Great Gatsby is a novel written by F. Scott Fitzgerald where the narrator tells a story of a man, Jay Gatsby, trying to win back an old flame, Daisy Buchanan, by becoming rich and trying to fit in her social class. Tom and Daisy are two main characters in the story that have a complicated relationship where no one understands why they are still together when they show that they do not want to be together through their actions. Understanding Tom and Daisy’s relationship involve looking at their origins
Another major character in the book, Sally, marries a man. Sally may think that she has escaped from her dad’s cruel treatment but has not realized that being dependent on another person will only end her up in the cycle of abuse again. For many women on Mango Street, looking out of the window is seen as the last hope of freedom, and her husband even bans her from doing so. “ She likes looking at the walls, at how neatly their corners meet, the linoleum roses on the floor, the ceiling smooth as wedding cake. (102)”.
Romeo and Juliet want to get married so Romeo goes to Friar Laurence. “Then plainly know my heart's dear love is set on the fair daughter of the rich Capulet (2.3.57-58).” Romeo and Juliet love each other a lot so they choose to get married without thinking of the consequences. Even some of the smarter people in Verona make huge mistakes. Even the friar who gives the advice doesn't think before he makes his decision.
However, in chapter 7, during the confrontation, Daisy quickly rethinks her decisions and states, ‘I did love him once – but I loved you too’. As Gatsby hopes and expectations of them being together breaks the audience starts to comprehend that Daisy contradicting statements is purely because she is afraid to leave Tom. Tom came from a wealthy family and was highly respected in society. Daisy knew that life with him would be luxiourous and entirely satisfactory in terms of respect and wealth. In addition, the author is trying to convey to the audience that Daisy is too secure in her marriage with Tom to even consider leaving it.
Montag thinks that he is happy with his life, job, and marriage, but when he meets a young girl called Clarisse he realizes that he is not happy and everything changes. Mildred, as wife of Montag, plays a very important role in the life of Montag. Through the actions of Mildred, the reader is led to the alarming conclusion that she is crazy, but the reality is the opposite. The government affects Mildred’s way of thinking and her society’s ways of thinking by taking books away.
Differences and inequalities in social class have been discussed and criticized in all novels that we have been studied so far; Jane Eyre, Emma, and even Oliver Twist. It seems that those differences caused sufferance and oppression to a plenty of people during the Victorian era. In Jane Eyre, the heroine was an orphan poor woman from a low social class, who fell in love with a man who is exactly the opposite of her in all standards. Rochester, a rich man belongs to a high class. The lovers in this novels will live a love story that is filled with obstacles due to the social class, religion and principles, and independence that Jane looked for.
Through his incentive, he is very determined to marry Kate even though she comes with money, marriage, and a malicious attitude. In addition, Petruchio does not care if his wife is a shrew or foul, he just asks "...if thou know one rich enough to be Petruchio's wife" (1.2.68). Not to mention, after Hortensio tells him of Kate, Petruchio only says to "...tell [him] her father's name, and tis enough" (1.2.95). Petruchio understands that Kate has a "...scolding tongue" (1.2.101) even though Hortensio warms him. Due to his incentive to cure Kate of her shrew-ish ways and to get Baptista's money.
However, she married Tom instead. When Crosby, Stills, and Nash sings “Don’t know when things went wrong”, it compares the idea of Gatsby that “There was a wholesome bulkiness about his person and his position and Daisy was flattered” (Fitzgerald 159), which means while Gatsby was in the war, Daisy found someone that better flattered her. Daisy believed that she needed a man with money and she couldn’t wait that long. Also, the misconception that people that go to war sometimes do not come back at all affected Daisy’s love for Gatsby overcoming all the social and economic struggles in
Their Eyes Were Watching God, a novel written by Zora Neale, expresses a black womens growth towards independence. Janie Crawford, the protagonist, is in quest of her ideal love but is surrounded by powerful men who take advantage of her youth and beauty. Janie’s first husbands keep her dependent but Tea Cake, through true love, exposes her to independence she seeks and later learns to embrace. Logan and Joe treat Janie as if she is unequal to them and nothing more than an object to be used and observed, therefore secluding her from the independence she deserves. Janie’s first marriage, arranged at the prime of her youth by her nanny, was a forced relationship with a man Janie took no liking too.
Gatsby feels that he is allowed to assume her feelings and wishes because his wealth makes him worthy to love her again. He feels entitled to speak on her behalf and make choices that are not his to make, “‘Your wife doesn’t love you,’ said Gatsby. ‘She’s never loved you. She loves me…’She never loved you, do you hear?’ he cried.
Georgiana is said to be a beautiful lady and the birthmark does seem to some of the men that fell in love with before she got married. Aylmer loves his wife but because of strive for perfection he dooms his wife to death because all of his experiments never end the way he wants. When Georgiana reads Aylmer journals and realizes
One can note that Lady Capulet never says a positive word about the man that she married, yet speaks more highly of the father of the man her daughter married. A reader might find it interesting how paralleled Juliet and her mother are. Had Lady Capulet chosen love, she could have been dead like Juliet. Had Juliet chosen duty, she could have ended up in her mother’s shoes, married to a man that she doesn’t like or
“The only crazy i was is when i married him”. This quote from the great gatsby book symbolizes The emotion and feelings daisy had for gatsby. “I married him because I thought he was a gentlemen” , this another quote on what make her have love for him.
A white veil drapes her face, shadowing innocence and naivete. He stares as if he sees the most beautiful masterpiece only he is capable of appreciating. She is about to wed a boy she barely knows but feels a passion that is everlasting. Their lips touch like hands do: warm and rough, yet tender; not wanting to break, but wanting to relish in the unity of two people, and only two people--as it should be. The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet, paints the image of boy meets girl, boy falls for girl, boy weds girl--except boy’s family hates girl’s family and boy loves girl to the point of death.