Excerpts from the Awakening deals with the fact that even though women uphold expectations as wives and mothers, they still deserve the same amount of respect, freedom, and attention as men do. Throughout The Poisonwood Bible however, Orleanna is treated differently than how she should be treated. Similarly, in Excerpts from the Awakening, Mrs. Pontellier begins to realize her place in the world as a human being. Orleanna feels like she has failed as a mother, and she also feels as if there’s nothing that she can do to be a better wife. Orleanna hates her husband for making their family live like this.
“Curley’s wife stands as a glaringly bitter and ironic illus-tration of the immorality of narrow minds and the social conditions that produce them” (Hart 39). No one on the ranch gives Curley’s wife the respect that a young, beautiful woman deserves, but she also has been treated so low her whole life that she does not demand respect. For exam-ple, “Curley’s wife is not given a proper name. Apparently she does not merit it;” Curley’s wife never takes notice to her name never being used, which is
This incident shows the reader that she wants to be taken seriously by her colleagues. It also displays that Hilly deeply treasures her reputation because of her reaction towards the situation. On the other hand, Aunt Alexandra has also shown the reader signs that she values her family’s reputation. In chapter 23 of To Kill a Mockingbird, Aunt Alexandra did not allow Scout to play with Walter Cunningham because of his poor background. She said, “Because-he-is-trash, that’s why you can’t play with him.
Questions: 2.) In this section, the Wife of Bath comments on the different answers given to the Knight, and her comments give insight to her opinions and views of women. For example, the text states, “Others assert we women find it sweet when we are thought dependable, discreet and secret, firm of purpose and controlled, never betraying things that we are told. But that’s not worth the handle of a rake; women conceal a thing? For Heaven’s sake!” This quote suggests that the Wife of Bath believes all women are incapable of keeping a secret, which is an untrue and harmful stereotype.
Not being able to have anyone is honestly hard, it 's not something everyone has to go through. In “haning fair” she 's all alone no ne by her side. Her mom isn 't there for her at all she only cares for herself, that 's what hurts her daughter more than anything. Not being able to have a mom at such a young age is stressful, I feel like stuff like this liker mom not being able to provide for her makes her want to do a lot of things to herself. She always manages to keep her head held i high though she learns to dance and be happy without anyone by her side.
In conclusion, either way, both women are extremely a selfish human being, especially Abigail because she looks out for own need only. But as for Elizabeth, her character change from being cold to noble and sincere when Elizabeth began to help John Proctor into confessing; telling him to forgive him, and she won’t judge him. Author Miller explains that women can be selfish when it comes to love. Also, it illustrates how a small amount of women’s selfishness can hurt tons of people. All women just want to keep all the love, they don 't like sharing, honestly, whether the choice is right or wrong, it’s what make them happy and feel secure even selfishness kills everyone.
However, she should not have to face the consequences of her mother 's misdeeds. Pearl is only a child and cannot control whom conceived her, nor can she can control how. If Pearl stays with her mother, then she will be treated the very same way. Pearl, a young girl, of only three years old, who is still learning so much about the world, will not be able to enjoy a normal childhood, let alone a normal life. "Every gesture, every word, and even the silence expressed she was banished."
One interpretation is she doesn 't specifically hand it to anyone because Hamlet is not there. This shows the further conflict in Hamlet and Ophelia 's relationship. Laertes also is struggles with Ophelia through her madness and now has a preeminent need for revenge on Hamlet. Laertes says, “Burn out the sense and virtue of mine eye!/ By heaven, thy madness shall be paid by weight”. Laertes cannot stand to see his sister this way.
By not saying anything, Melinda drifts further away from others and more so isolates herself. Everyone looked at Melinda like she was a monster. Melinda received looks from people she did not even know. This got in Melinda’s head and resulted in her feeling worse and she too, feared who she was. Melinda could not bear to see herself as she only saw an ugly person with many flaws.