Now she is regretting the day she married with him, her sister Catharine says “She really ought to get away from him. They’ve been living over that garage for eleven years, And Tom’s the first sweetie she ever had”. Even if Myrtle and Gatsby becomes rich they can’t possibly have the taste that the “old money” people has, the fact that they are coming from the lower class means that no matter how they try,
She is insinuating that all African-American fathers leave their children and wives which makes them bad husbands. ““That’s what you want, Irie,” said Joyce in a familial stage whisper, as if they’d known each other for five years rather than five minutes, “a man like Marcus for the long term. These fly-by-nights are all right for fun, but what kind of fathers do they make?”” (Smith 265). Joyce further stating her racism and how she believes the Chalfens are better than the Jones' family, and the lower class minorities in general. She even goes on to act as if she knows about the Muslim culture.
Later when Miss Watson tries to teach Huck about Heaven, he decides against trying to go there, "...she was going to live so as to go the good place. Well, I couldn 't see no advantage in going where she was going, so I made up my mind I wouldn 't try for it." The comments made by Huck clearly show Miss Watson as a hypocrite, scolding Huck for wanting to smoke and then using snuff herself and firmly believing that she would be in heaven. When Huck encounters the Grangerfords and Shepardsons, Huck describes Colonel Grangerford as, "...a gentleman, you see. He was a gentleman all over; and so was his family.
It is apparent that both novels are in tune with the theme of division of social class in the society. The Kite Runner examines the whole spectrum of racism; Hassan who was treated disrespectfully by his peers who are the majority, Sunni Muslims because he is the minority, the Hazara (Shi’a Muslims). This leads to nasty discrimination based on physical features and religious beliefs. Significantly, Hosseini mentions in the novel that Amir is reading, "the Pashtuns had persecuted and oppressed the Hazaras” from his mother’s history book which can be found on page 9. Additionally, Ali, who is a Hazara, is ridiculed by the neighborhood people on page 10 coupled with Assef’s mocking, calling Hassan flat nose.
For instance, George the husband of Hazel, tells her to forget the sad things and she says ” I always do”, and he responds with “That's my girl” George is showing that he has a relationship with Hazel. George saying “That's my girl” also represents the love this married couple have. now marriage in Anthem is different, they are not allowed to mate or get married. This is shown when Equality 7-2521 says, “For
After Juliets father finds Juliet frantic grief over her cousin 's death, he decides that marriage might help her recover. Juliet is told she shall meet her future husband in Saint Peters Church on Thursday morning. Since Juliet is already married to Romeo, this bit of news sends her sobbing in a ball on the floor behind the nurse. Juliet tells her father that she does not want to get married to Paris and this sends Lord Capulet into raging fury. In the text, Lord Capulet tells his daughter, “Thank me no thankings, nor proud me no prouds, But fettle your fine joints 'gainst Thursday next.
As she engages in conversation with Troy, she becomes surprised and says “Dabney’s marrying--marrying you? You’re the overseer out there” (185). This surprise resonates throughout the family, especially Shelley, one of Dabney’s sisters. Throughout the story Shelley is constantly doubting her sister’s decision to marry Troy. When Troy is late to his wedding rehearsal because he was breaking up a fight among hired hands, Seeing this, Shelley believed she had found “the reason why Dabney’s wedding should be prevented” (258).
All Lady Capulet can say to her, as her father approaches is "Here comes your father, tell him so yourself” (III. V. 124). This shows that she does not want anything to do with what her daughter feels and what makes her happy, for she is only thinking about herself and her respect of the family name. Lord Capulet, father of Juliet Capulet is to blame because of the grudge between himself and the lord of the other family. If they had been civil beings and sorted out their problems, Romeo and Juliet could have been married without the sneaking around and be happy with the support of their families.
behind. Alva’s neglectful actions harden Emma Lou and results in her leaving him for the better life she knows she deserves. This triggers the final stage of Emma Lou becoming worthy of her name and becoming a “Universal Woman”. It isn’t until the very end of the novel that Emma Lou realizes that she is complete/whole without her problematic lover and leaves him, thus fulfilling her given
Janie 's broken relationship with Joe makes Janie realize how much she dissented her grandmother after what she had done to her. Nanny would always tell Janie that love comes later in a relationship and that love is not as important in a relationship as security. Nanny shrunk the horizon, which for Janie represented her hope for a loving relationship, and made Janie believe that it was going to be something accessible. Some people 's dreams come true easily while “for others they sail forever on the horizon, never out of sight, never landing until the Watcher turns his eye away in resignation, his dreams mocked to death by time” (1). This quote explains that although some people may