His father tries to bridge this gap with complicated questions such as “what is x if 7x2 is 49? His mother tries by asking Stephen to invite Keith over, something that Stephen almost laughs at her- “She doesn’t understand anything, and I couldn’t begin to explain.” Geoff bridges the gap by making fun of him. Stephen is embarrassed by his father’s words, by his mother’s plainness and even by himself. “Why do we have an embarrassing name like Wheatley?” an ironic statement, since we find out Wheatley isn’t his real name and his parents chose it because they thought it would help the boys to fit in more! However, at least his parents acknowledge him.
This essay will argue that In both texts motherhood and marriage is shown to be a hindrance to both women’s careers and their female identity. The theme of marriage in The Bell Jar and Top Girls Is shown to demolish the female identity of the women. In The Bell Jar Plath uses Buddy as a symbolic figure to show how even the “clean” men of that time were only out for one
Candy views Curley‟s Wife as inferior and is shown in Crooks‟ room when he says „you let this guy alone, don‟t you do no messin‟ with him,‟ this shows his view the Curley‟s Wife is a tart because when he says „messin‟ around‟ he means flirting which justifys his view on Curley‟s Wife. Candy finally threatens to tell Curley that his wife was in Crooks‟ room, he does this because the view at the time is of women being man‟s possession and by telling Curley it would annoy him and get her in serious trouble, this shows the inferiority of woman in America at the
No longer a self-assured sexual being, her response—that she is buying something for her mother,reveals that she has not yet quite reached adulthood. The combination of her brazenness and vulnerability ultimately spurs Sammy to shun the rules that bind him. ‘’You never know for sure how girls’ minds work (do you really think it’s a mind in there or just a little buzz like a bee in a glass jar? ).’’ Sammy speculates on the mental processes of girls early in the story. he assumes that if he cannot understand the workings of a girl’s mind, it is because there is no mind there to understand.
This causes the animals to flee from him being that he know been exposed to humankind. There is also Ishtar the goddess of love and fertility also the goddess of war. Ishtar tries to influence Gilgamesh to take her hand in marriage but he replies “I would gladly give you bread and all sorts of food fit for a god. I would give you wine to drink fit for a queen. I would pour out barley to stuff your granary; but as for making you my wife – that I will not.” Ishtar acts arrogant going to her father Anu for the bull of heaven and tells him that if he doesn’t give her the bull she will make the dead rise and have more of the undead than the living.
She finds the courage to rise up above societies expectation that she stay in this marriage, and walks out: “S’posin’ Ah wuz to run off and leave yuh sometime” (30). When Janie runs off with Jody, she knows that society will not approve, but she does it anyways because she is after that feeling of lust and desire that she experienced under the pear tree. Jody makes Janie feel good, at least at first. He spoils her with the finest treats and he treats her like a true lady. Also, he was perceived as “socially acceptable” by most everyone; he was a prominent businessman and Governor.