Both women are also very different culturally but they are both suffering with cultural identity. What Khadra experienced was culture shock that was opposite to what Gelareh experienced. What shocked Gelareh was how stricter her old home was when it came to covering up and wearing certain clothing and make-up, but marriage was different. Apparently, not all men marry more women to help the women but to please the men instead. Then Khadra was shocked how not strict things were and how many things were happening that was against what she was raised to believe.
Therefore, we should take a deeper look at the different culture and the reasons why they perform the different martial practices that they do because marriage exist in several different ways. First, there are some cultures who believe in arranged marriages. There are some people who believe in arranged marriages because it has been that way for hundreds of years. Arranged marriage has long stood as evidence of South Asian women’s lack of autonomy, emotional contentment, and sexual satisfaction. Arranged marriage is blamed for a host of social problems facing South Asian women in a way that assumes U.S. distinctiveness from the rest of the world.
This is evident from the very notion of the Chechen marriage known as ‘lovzar’ which means –‘play’. Nuptial ceremonies among Chechens and Ingushis have some differences. With Ingushis it is considered a calamity that s girl gets married without the parents’ blessing, while Chechens see nothing wrong in that. Sometimes, her relatives go this way in order to avoid extra expenses involved in marriage ceremonies. At the appointed time, a groom with friends would go to an appropriate place (the exit spot for the bride) and take away the girl and this is considered to be getting married (marie yakhar) or nuptials (zuda yalor).
Issue of arranged marriages – Sikhism Arranged marriage is a practice whereby two families decide if a couple within their household should marry each other. It is practiced commonly throughout South Asia, Africa and the Middle East. It is also practiced to a lesser extent in Southeast Asia and East Asia. During arranged marriage, it is usually the parents or an older family member who decided on the marriage of a couple and acts as a matchmaker. There is a lot of worldwide controversy regarding arranged marriages; such controversies are caused by issues during the process of arranged marriages such as an involuntary forced marriage.
But Austen did not approve of it. In her novel Pride and Prejudice gives preference to a marriage which is based on love. In her novel, Austen presents several contrasting attitudes to marriage.The five Bennet sisters - Elizabeth, or Lizzie, Jane, Lydia, Mary and Kitty - have been raised well aware of their mother's fixation on finding them husbands and securing set futures. There are mainly four attitudes to marriage are presented in the novel: the marriage for money, marriage for the satisfaction of bodily desires, marriage based on the physical look and marriage for love. Marriage of Mr. Collins and Charlotte: At first, “marriage for money”- this attitude is presented through Mr. Collins and Charlotte.
What the bride tells readers about is the fact that she cannot fully accept her newlywed husband. The reason for her doubts is because her recent husband, D’Elormie, unfortunately passed on. Though her new husband may be happy as mentioned several times within the poem, the bride does not feel all too completely happy herself. As featured in the poem, the readers find out what the bride’s true feelings and thoughts are of the wedding despite the greatest of times. Getting back to the fact that the story is told in a bride’s point of view, it just shows many readers that Edgar Allan Poe does not just tell stories in a male’s point of view.
The general beliefs in the Western culture are that arranged marriages are very restrictive and encroach on the personal freedoms of women. However this belief is flawed, because in many Eastern countries, the consent of both parties is required and couples may see each other before marriage but must never be left alone, unsupervised, and the woman has the right to say no. Arranged Marriages are largely misunderstood by Westerners and that may be because most couples in successful arranged marriages see no need to explain how they met. Instead, the media focuses on tragic, yet rare, stories of brides being forced
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