As head of the household, the husband was allowed to chastise his bigger goal for his country as well as his family. Mere triumph or victory is not their main concern; they are not driven by a lust for power as is Shakespeare 's Macbeth. This need to focus on female characters and the interest in the lack of "glory roles" for women. The dearth of powerful women accounts for the general need among feminist critics to compensate for the existence of "A weak" female roles and the need to "catch up" to men in terms of the importance of the roles women play. Ophelia by inventing woman within Hamlet whom he should listen to but does not so that his tragedy shows the same thematic lesson.
Clearly, she views marriage to be like a business dealing, vetting Jack’s finances and social standings in order to see if such a union would be profitable for the family. A similar mindset is seen in Hedda Gabler, as despite Hedda’s own wealthy background, she too admits to having succumbed to the pressure of finding a man who could provide for her. When explaining why she choose Tesman, Hedda simply explains, “he kept pressing and pleading to be allowed to take care of me - I didn’t see why I ought to resist (Ibsen 251). Hedda’s only rational behind marrying Tesman is that she felt he could take care of her financially and guarantee her a comfortable life. Much like how Lady Bracknell wanted Gwendolyn’s husband to be wealthy and respectable, Hedda simply required that her husband be able to take care of
She thought that Frued resembled to her father and loved Frued a lot. However, after sometime Frued terminated his analysis on Helene. Helene slight competition to Frued in writing about female psychology by pushing him to this field as he was a man who would not want to be left back. Helena formulised most of her theories based on her life itself. She looked at women and sexuality closely to find out where the problem arises.
Mrs. Ramsay, as well, wants to be woven to the memory of others (Woolf, 92). As a mother, a wife, and a hostess, she tries to protect, support, and harmonize people she interacts with. This similarity leads them to the feeling of imperfection. Even with his contribution to his study, Mr. Ramsay sees himself as insignificant. He suffers from insecurity, and this weakens him mentally, which even makes Mrs. Ramsay to think that her husband would have wrote better books if he had not married (58).
In this place there is a low reproduction rate. The fertile women are known as Handmaids. They are used to engender children for the elite couples that have trouble conceiving. Offred serves to a man known as the Commander and his wife, Serena Joy, who has “traditional values.” .In contrast to this, the protagonist at the beginning of the story feels uncomfortable and seeks for freedom. Through the story her mind changes as soon as she and the commander start to get on well.
‘Sightseeing’ is written by Rattawut about the dishonesty and betrayal between the narrators and their best friends. The main feature is the changing relationships between the friends which are broken down. In ‘Draft Day’ Rattawut uses present tense and first person narrative to write the story in order to make the reader feel that they are in the scene and to understand better the thoughts and feelings of the narrator. This story is in short sentences which is simple and refers to the piece of memory that is broken down into the short parts. The narrator and Wichu are best friends as shown by the quote “Wichu has been my best friend all my life’’.
She is self-expressive and self –esteemed. Her rejection of marriage proposal from the men like Robert and even her cousin Harry shows she values for more knowledgeable man than a man with good rank and fine features does. She doesn’t want to give up her life for her husband’s sake. She asked her suitor Mr Moore to “teach me and help me to be good. I do not ask you to take off my shoulders all the cares and duties of property, but I ask you to share the burden, and to show me how to sustain my part well.”(653) The societal assumptions like “Shirley incapable of love!” “That she will never marry... her
“I do, I do like him,” “She replied, with tears in her eyes, “I love him. Indeed he has no improper pride.” (Austen, 316) Obstacles found their way to hurt this couple not just only their pride but also in the way his aunt tries to control him because of her social class. They feel she is not to the social class for Darcy, she is in it for the social class raising. The families are worried about finding someone in the right social class, “But it is very likely that he may fall in love with one of them and therefore you must visit him as soon as he comes in.” (Austen,6) In this novel Austen makes it sound like love can conquer even the most difficult
Although John Proctor had an affair with Abigail, he still cares for Elizabeth deeply, As a result, Proctor choice to reveal the truth of his affair in order to save his marriage and his loyalty. In act I Proctor states ” I am only wondering how I may prove what she told me…. Elizabeth: If the girls a saint now, I think it is not easy to prove shes fraud, and the town went so silly, she told it to me in a room alone----- I have no proof for it ….. Elizabeth: You were alone with her…… Proctor: for a moment alone, aye. (page 51 ) . Proctor reveals his faults to his wife who he truly respects despite the fact that he had failed the woman he loves but, because of his affair he wants to be trusted, he realized that he is losing respect towards himself due to his
Tennessee Williams likes to write about his own experiences because it helps portray the feelings that the character has. Williams explains, “I can 't expose a human weakness on the stage unless I know it through having it myself.” Projecting, Tennessee Williams wrote The Glass Menagerie as a reflection of his own unhappy family life. Most of the characters were based off of people in his family. For example, Laura who’s nickname was “blue roses” was based off of his real sister Rose. Williams also like Tom didn’t have much of a relationship with his father because he too ran off because he liked to work more than parent.