And even though the townspeople disliked his choice, they respected it. The townspeople are shocked and confused by the veil, but Elizabeth, Hooper’s fiancée, is sure that she can get her loved one to open up to her. She approached him with a calm and determined demeanor, disposed to remove the fabric wall that separated them. She urges him to lift the veil so that she can look upon the face of the man who she was in love with. After arguing with him and him refusing to withdraw the dress from his face, Elizabeth becomes sad and disenheartened.
‘Am I what?’ he cried. But she was gone running in the moonlight. Her front door shut gently” (10). This is a moment from one of the first times Clarisse really made Montag think. Readers know she made a major impact on him, because at the beginning of the book, he said, “It was a pleasure to burn” (3), but later said, “There must be something in books, something we can’t imagine, to make a woman stay in a burning house; there must be something there.
Their enticing sexuality, he believes, tempts men to behave in ways they would otherwise not. A visit to the “flophouse” (a cheap hotel, or brothel) is enough of women for George, and he has no desire for a female companion or wife. Curley’s wife, the only woman to appear in Of Mice and Men, seems initially to support George’s view of marriage. Dissatisfied with her marriage to a brutish man and bored with life on the ranch, she is constantly looking for excitement or trouble. In one of her more revealing moments, she threatens to have the black stable-hand lynched if he complains about her to the boss.
He refuses to change it making her blame herself for not being able to cope with the “dull” and “flamboyant” yellow wallpaper. She even tries to find solutions to her problem, like changing rooms or taking the wallpaper down, but John said no. As a turning point for the story, Gilman then shows the other side of a woman’s perspective. She finally overcomes her conformist ways when she says at the end of the story, “I’ve got out at last,” said I, “in spite of you and Jane. And
After Hero was accused and fainted at the wedding, Beatrice wanted to avenge Hero’s integrity and honor. However, because she was a woman, she could not and was forced to seek help from Benedick. She convinced Benedick to do what she wanted to, because he was a man and he could do something about it. In conclusion, men and women we’re
She is numb. The narrator is not sure of what to do or say. But, when he says that he shot her and that he hated her, she is overjoyed because all of this time she was comparing herself to someone he hated. Explain the marriage Maxim had with Rebecca. The marriage was all a lie and he said that as long as she was the perfect mistress of the house, Rebecca could do whatever she wanted.
This is seen when Steinbeck repeats red colour ‘Her fingernails were red’ and ‘red ostrich feathers’. Red colour has the connotation of love, passion and danger. The use of red colour with curley’s wife enforce the reader to think about her life as she have no love in her life, her passion, being an actress, died and she can be dangerous for Lennie because he is only one who is attracted towards her. Moreover, Steinbeck has also used simple short sentence ‘Her figure nails were red’ to put emphasis on the colour red and to keep the readers engaged by portraying his
Joe * Joe shows Janie that he loves her in many different ways. * Joe takes Janie from Logan and she runs away and lives with Joe. * Joe loves Janie but uses her in a way for status/reputation for himself because of how beautiful she was to the men. * Joe was very impulsive toward Janie and wanted to control everything she did he was selfish and wanted Janie all to himself and he only let Janie have limited freedom. * Janie has love for Joe but not so much after the year’s progress because of domestic abuse Joe does toward Janie to better himself and his status/reputation.
Actually, he says, if she has to marry, Ophelia should marry a fool, as wise men know that women only make men into "monsters", even while knowing this Ophelia kept on loving Hamlet even though Hamlet would not respect her. In act 3 scene 1, Hamlet and Ophelia are having a conversation but Hamlet is just disrespecting her in front of everyone and she doesn’t say anything but stays quiet the whole time. Ophelia’s death was an unfortunate accident. She was at best dimly aware that she was drowning – ironically a solution to her
Alcee Arobin is a lady’s man who has many affairs with different women and intends to make Edna another one of his affairs. But Edna doesn’t let Alcee take control of the relationship; she writes him when she wants and decides when they should go out. Being in control is a reverse role for Edna, but she knows it is really who she is, and it is what she wants. Alcee plays along and lets Edna take control, and Edna discovers the satisfaction of using a man the way men usually use women. Although Edna has taken control of her own life, she is still not happy with her life because of the many different types of love she has experienced.