In response to those events, their actions caused them further grief, resulting in a life of turmoil and death. Mathilde Loisel “was one of those pretty and charming girls” (Maupassant 38) born into a family of clerks. She wasn’t an extravagant dresser but her beauty was enough to catch even the richest mans attention. She was very discontent with her position in life and felt as if she deserved the finer things. She would daydream of fancy dinners, shinning silverware and delicate furniture.
But Daisy was a very picky girl. You can tell when she ignored all of the non wealthy, non classy men that tried to woo her. But then, the rich, handsome, elegant Jay Gatsby introduced himself to her, she couldn't have found a better person. Distracted by the present figure of Gatsby, she didn't love Gatsby, it was the image. For Gatsby, it made him believe that Daisy really fell in love with him.
“I sucked! But that did not last long.” With conquering the sax, her mother and uncle realized she had developed a passion for the music and introduced her to the piano, guitar, drums, and trumpet. She was soon on stage playing with the bands, not just singing. In high school she and a group of friends created a band and started playing between the sessions of the usual bands at
On the contrast, other women on the show such as Amy seem to have an extraordinary amount of intelligence, yet lack the pretty looks to go along with it. They seem to portray women as opposite ends of the spectrum; either they are all brawn and no brain or extremely intelligent but lack beauty, both sides being socially awkward to an extent. This contrast may have been done in order to show the differences between certain women and how the men of the show view and treat them, often with the intent of comedy. It’s amusing to the public to see a pretty girl struggle with understanding a simple concept, and equally amusing seeing an intelligent average looking girl struggle with trying to fit in. However, here in lies the problem: the way they represent women is harmful because it leaves people with the impression that if there’s a good
Wauchope Welch English 1102 20 March 2012 The main character of The Necklace, Mathilde Loisel, is a woman who feels that she is entitled to the many wonderful things that life has to offer. Although she is beautiful and charming, she feels that she was born into a lowly ranked family and was married off to a lowly clerk. She is a woman who didn’t have a hard lifestyle, but still wants more. She wanted excitement, wonderful meals, and extravagant clothing. She wanted to live a more lavish lifestyle, but later she will find that the life she has is much better than the life that she will obtain later in life.
The film starred Marilyn Monroe as the blonde and Jane Russell as her wise brunette friend. The Encyclopedia of Hair describes Monroe's role as that of "a fragile woman who relied rather on her looks rather than on intelligence - what some people refer to as 'dumb blond'. At the same time, in the film she demonstrates a certain amount of wit regarding her life position expressed in her hit "Diamonds are the girl's best friend". And when her fiancé's father (who initially disliked her but eventually was impressed) asked her why she pretends to be dumb, she answers that men prefer this way.” (Wikipedia) Marilyn Monroe was one of the most famous Celebrities to use her looks to get what she wants. She was not afraid to flaunt herself at men and the media.
The most popular ones have the beautiful girl getting married and having a happy ending, but what about the lesser-known ones? Why aren’t they as popular? Most people haven’t heard of fairy tales like The Robber Bridegroom or other stories like it. This could possibly be because the heroine breaks the mold of the gender stereotype girls are placed in. She is cunning, resourceful, and brave.
Mrs. Kobylinski Essay 22 February 2015 Mathilde Compared To Della In The “Gift of the Magi” author O.Henry writes about Della a woman who sacrifices something to make her husband happy. In contrast “the Necklace” Author Guy de maurassart tells a story about Mathilde Loisel a selfish woman whose husband cared so much about her he was willing to do anything to make her happy. A similar is they both are poor and have little money. However Della tries to make the most of her money and Mathilda spends all the money they have. Della is selfless and caring about her money but Mathilda is selfish and self-centered with her money.
While most teenage girls in high school dreamed of being “Ms. It”, some of us lived it. While watching The Breakfast Club, I instantly clicked with the Princess of the group. We were alike in many ways, but I did not agree with everything she did nor said. Claire Standish was the popular prom queen, wealthy conceited princess, but unlike her I was a highly sociable individual.
She loved Jay even after she was married yet she loves Thomas who has cheated on her everywhere they go. Daisy has yet to work a single day in her life but is willing to help out a poor dear in need. On the contrary, Myrtle Wilson cheated on her husband with Daisy’s husband, Thomas Buchannan. She hated being in the small garage, and wants to be a rich woman. Every once in a while she would run off with Tom and live in an apartment.