And as a foreigner in Corinth abandoned by her husband, she faces even more challenges than the native women of Corinth did. She is not blameless, in what she did, but she deserves some sympathy because of how she was immobilized by all the duties thrown on her by her society. Medea voices how she has been suppressed in her society. She notes, “We women are the most unfortunate creatures” (L 231). Medea’s tone throughout her speech is proper, confident, and angry.
Confucian ideas highlight the need to have a heir, thus the Emperor need to be sexually active, which explains the very large number of women in the inner court. However, according to Confucian ideals, the Emperor was not supposed to retain any pleasure from this encounters. therefore leading to a paradox hard to overcome by the Emperor and even harder to enforce by the outer court officials depute their moral concerns. Song women were also granted for the first time considerable legal rights. In fact, Song Dynasty is seen as a high point for women property point in China, further challenging Confucian traditional patrilinality.
Mister’s sister named Kate felt sorry for Celie’s fate and encouraged her to fight Mister. Mister’s had a son named Harpo (not Celie’s son) who married a brave girl named Sofia and also encouraged Celie to fight back. Mister wanted Sofia to be inferior to his son by trying to beat her, but Sofia as strong woman manage to fight back and even to Harpo. Sofia moved out with her children due to the rudeness of Mister and Harpo, while Harpo had another girlfriend named Squeak. Sofia was lead to meet Miss Millie, the mayor’s wife who put Sofia to jail due to her insubordination.
On the contrary to the play, movie presents us with the figure of Empress Wan who finds herself in similar situation as Gertrude, but unlike her, doesn 't follow every order of the Emperor. She uses her power and position to take care of the Prince, whom she loves and to mistreat young Qing Nu. She can be seen as very vicious and greedy as she decides to poison her husband during the eponymous banquet in order to claim the throne to herself. That 's one of the biggest differences between the movie and the play, she is clearly not afraid to speak up and reach for anything she desires. Eventually goblet of poisoned wine is handed to Qing Nu who dies on stage.
The film Mulan is based on a legendary woman warrior from the Northern and Southern Dynasties period of the history in China that was named Mulan .In the film Mulan the stereotypes have a massive impact in their society on the gender you were biologically born. While watching the film I saw a lot of different ways that girls were viewed as and also how they should act in order not to bring shame into their families,because according to what you hear Mulan recite at the beginning of the film she is trying to keep in mind what she needs to do in order to be taken seriously and not be shamed which is “Quiet and demure ... graceful, polite, delicate, refined, poised …”. In the beginning of the film it shows young girls that are soon to be brides’ being prepared to make a good impression when they are being interviewed by a matchmaker to find a husband. During that time period in the film it shows the expectation that girls have in order not to bring shame to their families ,when researching about this specific part of the film I learned that in China they have a key component within the Chinese society that are to honor one’s parents and ancestor and “Ideal Wife Stereotype” which states that within the Chinese culture women needs to achieve specific characteristics in order to be accepted for marriage, and that for them to bring honor to their families they must get married, and they need the matchmaker’s approval to be accepted and be considered ready for the matrimony,
Both of these characters commit adultery and both live in the same restricted Puritan era. Yet, Hester is publically ashamed, isolated from the Puritan society, and remains a legend, while Abigail is revered, embraced by her society, and in fact is a ruthless woman; Hawthorne 's Hester is the epitome of atonement and morality, while Miller 's Abigail is an illustration of authority in the wrong hands, and the destructive impact jealousy and vengeance can have on a person. The circumstances which both of these women live in play a large role in shaping their characters. Abigail is a pariah in the society who has painful experiences with love, which are major contributing factors in making her resentful. Miller creates an atmosphere of a really restrictive society in Salem.
Based on the sacred texts she is been worshipped as mother goddess –Durga,Kali,Chandi and there is another profile where is believed to be fickle, folly greedy and the negative image always have been accepted in the society and it is also one of the reason why there is high rate of crime against women right from her womb. (Dube, 2010) Female Foeticide is the termination of a girl foetus in the womb before it completed term just because it is female. Usually the female girl child will be killed after the birth in many regions of the country due to technology advancement in medical sciences like prenatal sex determination, Female Foeticide started to happen in large scale.
Wilde’s plays reveal the fact that since the true intentions and emotions of women belonging to the higher class of the society often lie under the veneer of prudery and complacency, women are liable to be misinterpreted. To cite an example, Mrs Erlynne of the play Lady Windermere’s Fan has been severely criticized for her “final choice of brazen independence over motherly duty.” (107) She is branded as an insensitive woman who abandons her child for an illicit relationship. But
Its humanistic value had been highly appreciated by SINGIS Award (Special mention) and La Navicella Award. 1. Director: Ann Hui Ann Hui is a famous female director in Hong Kong for literary film and her consistent chasing for the thinking of life and the society- the living environment. A well-known film critic, Luo Ka, said that an important topic in Ann Hui’s all work is the suffering of being forcing to wander from place to place. Her early experience makes her sensitive and anxious.
An American journalist, Katherine Mayo specifically critics to the gender and women married at early age. Mehboob Khan produced this movie, Mother India directly take from the title of the book. Katherine Mayo illustrates the East country is living in the past and the women were treated with unfair and cruelty. She added in her book, India is not ready to reach the Independence yet. Her view gave India a negative impact because Indians really want to get their own independence.