The contrast between the predatory nature of the hawk and the ineptitude of the puffin serve to paint women’s ambitions as comical yet concerning. Eleanor is the representative of women with ambitions and the consequences of those ambitions. This controlling and fanatical behavior led to disastrous consequences for her son that damaged his love life. Threatened by Raymond’s girlfriend she forces him to end the relationship, a threat which Wiley addresses when he writes that “mom never meets competition [because] she betrays the people who would give her a battle before she brings up her troops” (Wiley 206). In her ambition the actions she takes ultimately betray her son and later her
Ken Kesey author of the fictional novel One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest published in 1962 has taken the opportunity to write about the hippy culture and how society shames difference. Readers are taken to a mental institution in Oregon in the 1950’s and experience what it is like for the outcast people. The men in the ward are run by Nurse Ratched and have lost control of themselves. Majority of these men are in the mental hospital because they have checked themselves in, but not McMurphy he is a convict there for psych evaluation. Do to Nurse Ratched the men loses control over themselves and they haven’t realized till McMurphy walked through the door.
Andrea was asked to have a look at the magazine with Miranda every night. And it turns out that Miranda was having problems as well dealing with her family, the husband was not satisfied and the kids were precocious. Miranda expressed her fear to Andrea while in Paris, that even though she was getting a divorce, her problems wouldn’t end there, she was seen as the iron lady at work, and the media was going to attribute her failure in marriage to that. They were going to call her names and put all the blame on her. Miranda even though she was considered cold, hardworking and strict in the office, people also saw her as a mother to some extent, which made her character balance
Hedda’s ‘hysteria’ is because of the fact she is unsuited to the female roles of society. Her decision of marriage and her unwanted pregnancy has aided a lot in her mental hysteric situation. In A Doll’s House, the protagonist of the play Nora Helmer’s hysteria has released in the Tarantella dance. Similarly, playing of piano by Hedda helps in the release of her hysteria. Being a daughter of General and having military background, hedda is following strict codes of conducts and narrow traditions in her family, because of it, not only aristocratic manners but ethical nullity of that bourgeois class gets prevail in her attitude.
Pattyn 's father was raised in a military family which is why Pattyn 's dad abused his two eldest daughter and his wife. As Martina sings, you hear the compassion and the tenderness she has in heart for the pessimistic situation. She projects the pain the that the little girl is feeling with the passion and the confusion in her voice. The lyrics to this song describe a young girl that does nothing to deserve the abuse from her mother, but, unfortunately, dies due to the lacerations she has caused. The lyrics below relate to Pattyn because she wonders why God put her on this earth if she was going to be hurt and abused by the one person who is supposed to care for her the
She exhorts her sister Stella to leave beastly brother-in-law Stanley but Stella does not mind so this monologue presents Blanche's growl. Through this growl, Blanche articulates a sign of dissatisfaction, deeply horror, and fear due to Stanley's propensity for violence. First of all, this part is like standing at the points of Stella's sister, Blanche hopes her sister is safe sound. Actually, Blanche stands at the point of herself, an old south women to keeps herself away from Stanley so low class, ungentlemanly Polack. She hard to bear Stanley's any behaviors and she tends to completely broke so she desperately finds a way out of this terrible situation but her sister Stella laughs and disregards her.
Women had one role in society to please their husband, take care of the children and handle the financial assets of the home and to think otherwise was ridiculous. Not only are women looked down upon they are treated horribly. We see this though the character Calonice in Lysistrata when she says "Suppose they grab us, drag us into bed" (159) Calonice was scared to stand up to her husband fearing he would rape her. Women we were seen as sex objects and we obliged to do whatever is told to them. In Lysistrata, the roles of women are reversed.
Maggie has a very bad relationship with her bigger sister Dee with jealousy and hatred. Mama always thinks that Maggie lives an unfair life but Maggie never said that. “Maggie asked me mama when Dee ever had friends” (Walker, 317, 14), this quote shows how Maggie is jalousie from Dee, actually dee has friends. When Maggie sees stuff she doesn’t like she hides it and doesn’t talk but when she knew that Dee wanted to take the quilt that mama promised to give her she dropped the plates and smashes the kitchen door very hard. We spoke about the three main characters in the story and we discovered that Dee changed allot in the way she looks and the way she talks and her personality.
The male characters in the novel often viewed the females as easily frightened, similar to the viewpoints of real life mid 1800s. When Huck and Tom decide to involve their plans of freeing Jim with snakes, they are not scared of them. However, when Aunt Sally is around these creatures, she gets very scared. In fact, Huck says, “You could touch her on the back of her neck with a feather and she would jump right out of her stockings...but Tom said all women would do that” (Twain 267). Tom mentions how all woman, in his opinion, do not like snakes, and would shy away from them.
This fear always disturbs Seena and her elder sister. She narrates, “One day the driver of the family where my mom was working and who were instrumental in making my mom sick came to our house, he gave some soft drinks to my mom mixed with drugs. He tried to give this to me and my sister too, but we did not take it. The condition of my mom was very bad that day. We all got very much terrified.