In every country and in every city there is a broken home, whether it is between the parents and children, or it’s just between the parents. Can a broken family be unaware of the misery in the house? And can there still be loved, regardless the misery? These questions are dealt with in the short story “Vernissage” by Clare Anderson-Wheeler, in which a boy named Alex is thinking about things he thinks is childish, meanwhile watching his mother and father getting ready to a Vernissage. He sees his mother struggle to impress her husband without even knowing, because he does not understand why they act the way they do.
Desai tries to find victory over the problems faced by the sensitive woman Sita, but unfortunately the only solution she get from them is Marital Discord. They have different attitudes, individual complexes and fears which add their distance between Raman and Sita and finally results in conjugal disharmony. Sita represents her world of emotion and Raman represents the prose of life and an acceptance of norms and regulations of the society. He is unable to understand his wife Sita who reacts against every incident. Sita is alienated from her father during her childhood as her father a doctor is busy with his patients.
Eveline cannot leave her saddened old life to start a new one with Frank because of confliction that is presented to her. There is conflict with a promise that she had made to her mother: "remind her of the promise to her mother, her promise to keep the home together as long as she could” (Joyce). Eveline 's mother has passed away she still deals with conflict that is brought by her mother to keep the family together. Therefore, Eveline does not really have a family anymore to take care of other than her father, who she feels might be abusive to her later. Eveline had two brothers, but the one brother had died and the other went away: " Ernest was dead and Harry, who was in the church decorating business, was nearly always down somewhere in the country” (Joyce).
In Kate Chopin’s “The Story of an Hour”, author tells a story of a married woman who feels that she lacks the power to control her own life because of her husband , in limited time which is indicated on the title. Unlike to this story, in Lydia Davis’ “The Sock”, author gives an example of a single woman who desperately misses her ex-husband. Readers are given how two different perspectives impact on one’s feelings and life-styles in terms of married and unmarried life. In “The Story of an Hour” Mrs. Mallard’s description indicates that she realizes of her desire for self-determination after her husband passes away. The story might also represent feelings of females about patriarchal society that we live in.
The house they go to is an old woman’s who has been hiding books. The lady felt life was not worth living without having the knowledge of literature, so she chooses to go up in flames along with all of her books. This is when we really notice Montague does have something to do with books when he takes some from her house. Later on we find out that Montague has been hiding books in his vent. Montague didn’t show up for work one day, so Captain Beatty pays him a visit letting him know that at some point all firefighters become curious about the point behind their daily job.
He did not follow simple one action commands such as his mom telling him to throw something out. Jace also does not follow objects with his eyes. This was observed while Brother Cloward and Brother Allen threw a block back and forth. Jace did not watch the block and was engaged with the blocks he was playing with. He did not engage in what they were doing even after they made an attempt to get his attention.
From this part we can find that women seem determined to be fragile and hopeless when facing some desperate situations, and women couldn’t live without their husband since their fate is in their husband’s hand. Although Mrs. Mallard do have some of the common reactions with the “other women”, she still have something more precious – her independence and strong in her inner
The brother, Roderick Usher, is very obviously not well as he calls for his childhood friend to come and try and cheer him up. While our narrator is trying to cheer Roderick up, Lady madeline, Rodericks sister, passes away and is buried under the house of Usher. This is when the other side of Romanticism come in. All through the night the characters hear scratches coming from the door to the basement all of a sudden the “huge antique panels to which the speaker pointed threw slowly back, upon the instant, their ponderous and ebony jaws. It was the work of the rushing gust—but then without those doors there did stand the lofty and enshrouded figure of the lady Madeline of Usher” (Page number).
However, she used Big Lady as her source of comfort especially when she is sad. A family needs a good communication to have a strong connection. Communication is lacking in the father and daughter relationship. It is because Rica 's father have been avoiding her since the day that Rica started to question him and when she already realised things. Her father was not strong enough to face her.
“The Dark Holds No Terrors”, her second novel, is about the traumatic experience the protagonist Saru undergoes as her husband refuses to play a second-fiddle role. Saru undergoes great humiliation and neglect as a child and, after marriage, as a wife. Deshpande discusses the blatant gender discrimination shown by parents towards their daughters and their desire to have a male child. After her marriage, as she gains a greater social status than her husband Manohar, all begins to fall apart. Her husband's sense of inferiority complex and the humiliation he feels as a result of society's reaction to Saru's superior position develops sadism in him.