‘A Rose for the Anzac Boys’ by Jackie French holds a very interesting character, Anne. Anne is an upper class citizen and was determined to be married off just like her other sisters. Her parents wanted it done in the first season but Anne has one problem. Spots. With this imperfection Anne has a low self esteem and confidence which meant she was afraid to do anything to upset her parents further.
The passage on page 56 stated “She began to make plans and to dream of change, of life somewhere else. Some place where at last she would be permanently satisfied. Her anticipatory thoughts waltzed and eddied about to the sweet silent music of change. With rapture almost, she let herself drop into the blissful sensation of visualizing herself in different, strange places, among approving and admiring people, where she would be appreciated, and understood.” This occurs directly after Helga has decided to leave for her aunt in Copenhagen. Where she decided not to leave that very day because of a dinner party that is being thrown for Anne, and proceeds to get ready in one of her more racy numbers and purchases Anne a beautiful arrangement of flowers.
She settled for a life of mediocracy by marrying a minor clerk in the ministry of education. She was never happy and satisfied with what she had and always daydreamed of large ballrooms… decorated with oriental tapestries and lighted by high bronze floor lamps. She wanted to be the envy of all other women. When her husband gets an invite to the ball she wishes to appear wealthy to the other women at the ball. She borrows a diamond necklace from a wealthy friend, Mme Forestier.
Unlike most other Disney characters who wish to increase their class status, Jasmine wishes to move to a lower class. As royalty, she feels trapped by the palace walls, she’s being forced to get married, and she feels as though her life is being controlled by those around her. Envious of the freedom that she thinks commoners have, Jasmine dresses in rags and runs away, hoping to free herself from her duties as a princess. Unfortunately, having never left the palace and having grown up with the privileges of the upper class, Jasmine has a naivety around the life of those with lower status that almost costs her dearly. While in the market, she sees a hungry child and hands him an apple, unaware that as a commoner, she must pay for it.
Tom, Nick and Gatsby. Their interactions mirror Fitzgerald’s feelings for his beloved wife and the trials and tribulations they dealt with through their complicated relationship. Daisy is fickle, shallow and bored with her life; she hides behind her wealth when her life becomes complicated instead of making life-changing decisions. Daisy and her husband Tom take their inherited wealth for granted they obtain all they desire and treat people with disrespect and maintain an elitist class. Daisy marriage to Tom provides her with security.
The phrase ‘terrified hands’ suggests that her creation has the ability to do harm toward others. The phrase ‘Still ringed with ordeals’ suggests that Aunt Jennifer will never get the freedom that she desires because she still has a burden upon her even after her death. On the other hand, in the poem, Still Life, the heiress is described as a young woman who has a luxurious and elegant lifestyle. The phrase ‘life’s a table set’ suggests that the heiress thinks that life is perfect. The heiress is described of having complete freedom over what she wants to do.
Good authors create interesting characters that evoke some emotion from their readers. That is the case of the protagonist, Mathilde Loisel, in Guy de Maupassant’ story “The Necklace.” Mathilde comes across as selfish and unsatisfied person and is easy to dislike. She first shows the quality of selfishness by purchasing a dress with money which her husband “ had set aside just that amount to buy a rifle” (Maupassant 222). Mathilde was so worried about buying a dress she didn’t even think about her husband. She proves herself to be unsatisfied when she is allowed to pick out some jewelry from her wealthy friend, but she declines the jewelry and asks “‘ haven’t you something else?’”(Maupassant 225).
They eloped together because Desdemona 's father would not have approved of their relationship. She is used to people telling her how pretty and wonderful she is. By sating this quote, it shows that Desdemona shows that she truly care for her husband but she is so good at hiding her emotions.
The Necklace In the book “The Necklace” Madame Loisel lived in the middle class society but longed to be a member of high society. She wanted to live above her means and would do whatever it took to get there. Her husband provided the stepping stone to enter the world of the upper class by getting an invitation to a prominent reception. From there she talked her husband into giving her the money to have a wonderful dress to fit in with them and then the final highlight was to borrow a wonderful diamond necklace from Madame Forestier to wear to the reception. The ironic situation is the source of her joy, the necklace, becomes her downfall when she loses it and has to work the next ten years of her life to replace it.
During a royal ball where Catherine is expected to receive the Kings marriage proposal, she meets the mysterious and handsome Jest. Fear of offending the King and angering her parents, she and Jest enter a secretive courtship. Sadly, Catherine has a fate that she would not be able to avoid, but she is determined to choose her own destiny. But, in a land thriving with magic, madness, and monsters, fate has other plans. One