She considers herself as a superior at every step of her life. This clearly exhibits with the relation of her husband B.R. and also in the case of extra marital affairs. She used her charm as a weapon to exploit others. Independent attitude of Paro attracts another woman Priya who gave a partial importance to the social norms.
Gandhi could see woman as connected with service and not with power. When a woman wrote to him in 1946 about the political scene and the paucity of women in it, he wrote: "So long as considerations of caste and community continue to weigh with us and rule our choice, women will be well-advised to remain aloof and thereby build up their prestige. Women workers should enrol women as voters, impart or have imparted to them practical education, teach them to think independently, release them from the chains of caste that bind them so as to bring about a change in them which will compel men to realize women 's strength and capacity for sacrifice and give her places of honor. If they will do this, they will purify the present unclear atmosphere." His advice to women was to teach people in villages simple lessons of hygiene and sanitation.
C The three women in her life, Nettie, Sophie and Shug championed the cause of her freedom. She says, “. I don’t even look at mens. That’s the truth. I look at women, tho, cause I’m not scared of them.” (Walker 12) “Female ties take many forms: some are motherly or sisterly, some are in the form of mentor and pupil, some are sexual, and some are simply friendships” (Baga Amira, “Celie’s Emancipation Process in Alice Walker’s The Color Purple” Mentouri University, Constantine Faculty of Letters and Languages,Department of English,2010.
For example, “I want a wife who is sensitive to my sexual needs, a wife who makes love passionately and eagerly when I feel like it, a wife who makes sure that I am satisfied” (Brady). A lot of authors could have hinted at an idea about this or simply not even mention it. Brady is different. This quote shows the type of writer she is. Brady is very direct, straightforward, clear, and almost a fearless writer.
Finding out that Reasearch is the field where she 's good at, I am horrified to accept the fact that she will be meticulous in our research thesis. Daaaamn. Anyways. I always dreamed to be like her in the future, (not exactly like her, we are all unique) I dream to be an empowered, self made woman. CB 306 With all honesty and utmost sincerity.
Their oppositional lifestyle is one they develop and expand in Celie. As Celie’s sense of feminism of develops and allows her to be independent, her happiness with her life grows. She is able to live outside of the expectations set by her abusers, proving that her feminism is directly correlated with her inner contentedness. It is the fulfillment in life through the employment of a feminist mindset that is main theme in the novel written by
In Chapter 72, Dorothea is tested again in her attempt to help Lydgate. She is struggling to support her plan to help Lydgate, but she is sabotaged by men who consider women to be weak minded, unwise and less intelligent. Even her sister, Celia, is the same opinion, considering that women should obey men and accept their will. Dorothea must maintain her position and do as conscience dictates, so she risk losing herself as she did when she was married to Casaubon. The end result of Dorothea's transformation we only see at the end of the book, in chapter 77, where we can see that Dorothea has become herself and is determined to live her life in accordance with her principles.
Mrs. Coulter was very strong and full of powerful. Her powers came from her feminine wiles and tricks. She was insincere, shows the love and kindly emotion to Lyra, but from inside she had another feelings and plans towards her daughter. In the first of the novel she acts as the guardian for Lyra, but finally Lyra knows that Mrs. Coulter actually her mother. When Mrs. Coulter meets Lyra, she represents a sort of womanhood that Lyra finds attractive and charming.
She has a woman’s perspective on the world. One of the finds that the primary reason for Shashi Deshpande to write is that she allows to create her own world. Creative writing allows her a ‘safe place’, from which she can explore a wide range of experience, especially– in regard to woman’s status in society. While writing Shashi Deshpande has touched a major aspect of women’s life, which is marriage. Kenneth W. Phifer on Marriage as an Institution- The institution of marriage was begun that a woman might learn how to love and, in loving, no joy; that a man and a woman might learn how to share pain and loneliness and in, sharing .know strength; that a man and woman might learn how to give and, in giving know communion.
They were supposed to be an image of Goddess in Indian mythology. However, since the medieval age, woman is considered as the property of father, brother and husband respectively. Her freedom seems restricted and confined to limited boundaries and she is supposed to be a misery and burden. In the 19th century, social reformers like Raja Ram Mohan Roy and Jyotiba Phule revolted against the suffering, exploitation and mal-treatment given to women in the society. They tried their best to make women educated, to make them free from the shackles of slavery and discrimination on several grounds.