Throughout The Wars, Timothy Findley utilizes multiple points of view to emphasize that the concepts of the war and Robert’s character were both hard to grasp. Findley’s narrative techniques show that the war manipulated and affected those involved in different ways. Moreover, the novel challenges its readers to dissect who Robert Ross was through their own judgements. Most notably, this was done through the unbiased presentation of photographs and the archivist’s research, which focused on exhibiting details about the Ross family. Also, the account of Lady Juliet d’Orsey provided a perspective that developed the reader’s overall understanding of Robert and the effects of the war away from the battlefield.
“If I Were a Man” by Charlotte Perkins Gilman Rhetorical Analysis Charlotte Perkin Gilman wrote a fictional short story, “If I Were a Man” in 1914 to explain male supremacy over women and the absurdity of gender roles in society. Jill Rudd and Val Gough, authors and professors in communication and English, stated in their book Charlotte Perkins Gilman: Optimist Reformer “the idea of gender and subordination based on gender [is] a central tenet” in Gilman’s writing (7). Gilman wrote “If I Were a Man” to help the progression of the women’s rights movement in 1914. Gilman’s audience comprises both men and women. She lets men see how women feel and how they should take a stand for the women.
However, they are left with the memories of what they saw. Soldiers affected by Post Traumatic Stress Disorder or PTSD causes them to “often recall and re-experience the specific trauma of war” (The Emotional Effects of War on Soldiers). This means that any type of thing that reminds the soldier of the war, will cause them to relive that moment. Whether it’s a loud noise, a crowd of people, or a weapon, even the simplest word can make them remember the exact feeling of the war. This not only makes them suffer but it also hurts others around them.
I Am Malala Themes The book I Am Malala: How One Girl Stood Up for Education and Changed the World written by Malala Yousafzai is a memoir about her life as a Pashtun in Pakistan, and how the Taliban takes over her town. She grew up being an advocate for women's rights in Pakistan. Her activism drove the Taliban attempt to execute her but she survived. Three important themes come up during her book: religion, survival, and fame, power, and the importance of role models. The theme religion impacts Malala’s life because of religious extremists, like the Taliban, who are a driving force all throughout her story.
The deaths, which pervade The Hobbit, parallel the deaths, which pervaded World War One. To begin, Tolkien’s wartime experiences had a significant effect in The Hobbit. John says: “It is pretty clear that Tolkien’s experience of war colored the way he wrote his characters”. (“The Hobbit,” Literature and its Times Pg.). Tolkien’s stories were inspired by the people he met while fighting on the front line such as the officers leading their men into battle.
The sentiment is borrowed from the book: Women and Power in the Middle East, written by ethnographers Joseph and Slyomovics. The ethnographers note that there is apparent gender domination of women by men in the Middle East and North Africa. Not only do women get controlled by men, but also by their respective families, communities, and the state. However, the rise of capitalism has reduced the intensity of control over women (Joseph & Slyomovics,
During the story he has to learn how to deal with the harshness of war. Paul’s dominant personality traits revealed in chapters one through three are that he is desensitized, bitter, and loyal. These characteristics are all directly caused by the war he’s part of and without the war he would likely not have these traits. Paul’s most dominant personality trait is how desensitized he has become. This is revealed very early on in the novel and continues to be shown throughout chapters one, two, and three.
The protagonists in the novel are constantly being abused physically and mentally by their cynical husband. With this theme he also explores the inequality among men and women. Hosseini uses his powerful words to describe the horrors that women undergo through during their marriage. The theme of Spousal abuse also allows the reader to recognize and understand men 's superiority in
In conjunction with depicting virtually palpable scenes of warfare, the book reveals the emotions and thoughts of the soldiers on the battlefield, making the work a potent asset for an anti-war propaganda machine. Subsequently, the narrative also alludes to the feelings soldiers have after returning home, which would help one understand the pain and burdens combatants endure within their own psyche. The story is told through the eyes of protagonist Paul Baumer, a young man that enlist in the military with his classmates, as he embarks on an escapade that would prove to be more costly than expected. It gives an actual account of what is happening on the front and in Paul’s head, which can help deter
Secondly, the authoritarian role of men, during the era of rapid industrialization, to which Alec D’Urbervilles and Angel will also be interpreted with reference to the injustice and misery the women had to face. Therefore, the objective of this chapter is to put forward the analysis of various critics in order to explore the concept of purity and men dominancy during the contemporary era. Consequently, this chapter will explore different views with reference to Hardy’s Tess of the D’Urbervilles, in order to support the main idea this study. Arnold Kettle and Dorothy Van Ghent admire Hardy for specifying Tess. According to Kettle, he displays "mistrust of .