Chris keeps Nola a secret from his wife Chloe and his brother-in-law Tom who ends up marrying someone else anyway. Chris falls head over heals for Nola but doesn’t want to give up his comfortable life with Chloe. He is very conflicted. As his internal confliction reaches its peak something else gets thrown into the mix of things. Nola becomes pregnant.
Dunstan Ramsay, the novel’s protagonist exhibits the issue of how a rough childhood can impede on relationships later on in life. Dunstan’s relationship with his mother leads him to develop three problems that arise in his dating life. The first problem is Dunstan’s trust issues; he can never fully trust a woman due to his betrayal of trust with his mother. The second problem is Dunstan’s negative depiction of sexual relations. Due to his mother’s stern moral beliefs, he does not have much interest in sexual relations and has negative views on it.
The play ‘All my Sons” by Arthur Miller focuses on the themes of loss, guilt and the past revealing itself in the present. In this scene, Miller reveals that Kate and Ann feel very differently about Larry. Kate, as Larry’s mother, refuses to believe that he has died and needs other people around her to feel the same to give her feeling credibility, whereas Ann has come to terms with his death and, although expresses sadness and has a nostalgic attitude, feels ready to move forward with her life. Kate is driven by emotions regarding her feelings for Larry and Chris is determined for her to face up to reality. However, her sons death is something she won’t accept due to the implications it might have, displaying that she is trapped in the past.
A similar situation occurs in the Australian Classic “Muriels Wedding” when Bill Heslop, father of Muriel Heslop, is found to be a deceiving human being, hiding an affair from the wife and holding onto past losses. Muriel can be seen going through a rather extensive identity crisis trying to figure out her place in life although the father was no support or ‘Guiding Light’ to her, causing her to lose her sense of what her identity was and what it should be. Without these key figures in our lives, it can be extremely hard to progress in our life and create an identity that everyone wants to create for themselves. Society is a major factor in determining who we are, it moulds our identity, and our social standing.in turn creating a non stop
Some may agree with what was done, and say that this is the way of life there, while others may strongly disagree and be disgusted by the whole concept based on the fact that they grew together in a different society. But overall, the film presents a multicultural couple with the husband being Iranian and the wife is an American. The husband suddenly decided to bring his family back to Iran and live there. The wife gets lured to come to Iran and then she can’t leave the country because her husband is controlling their finances, has her passport and refuses to give it back. Mahtob loves being with her father and his family, but she starts to Page 2 wonder why she can’t be with her mother at night, alone or going to the market.
After many hard and lonely winters Ethan’s mother becomes depressed and there enters Zeena to take care of his mother. After she passed away, Ethan did not want to end up all alone like his mother, so he asked Zeena to marry him. Even though it wasn’t based on love they ended up getting married as he did not want to remain as a lonely
She reveals throughout the course of the story that she is unhappy in her marriage because her husband seems to care little for her, and is really more interested in talking about himself than anything else. Further, she laments her lost potential; she details twice that she could’ve been a Hollywood movie star, though the chance was taken from her by her mother, who worried she was too young. But Curley’s wife has another side that is petty,
Jalil, Mariam’s father was the only one that Mariam thought could love and accept her; however he doesn't take her to the cinema, and is cast away in shame, to marry, when Mariam’s mother is found dead. Ultimately, Miriam's hopes to be accepted by her father are sunk, forcing her to realize the truth of her situation. Not only did her father not accept her, but Miriam’s hopes for a happy life and marriage were later crushed. She strongly felt that her husband, Rasheed, had not truly accepted her as his wife. After the 'honeymoon stage' of Miriam and Rasheed's marriage, Miriam becomes pregnant and is hopeful that she may be able to have something of her own, to belong, but after many miscarriages, her hope is spent once again, along with Rasheed’s hope for a boy.