During that time it was expected of wives to care for all the home matters including taking care of the children. Minnie’s number one priority though, was to her husband. Anything he needed she was to do and many men expected their wives to be happy they had the privilege. Most of the time the wives had no say as to their lives or their family’s life, whatever the husband said, it was not to be questioned. Mrs. Hale tells the reader about Minnie’s life as a young woman who was attractive, colorful and creative.
The quote in the box said " when you've kissed him to make it better..." could represent that mothers are best to love and care for children. This also could mean that mothers can heal the injury on her son's arm emotionally just by the kiss. The women 's clothing signifies that she is a professional. The calm, gentle look on her face express the caring and loving characteristics of the perfect mother. Mother always wants the best thing for her children; therefore, the media tends to use this method to promote their Health products because the consumers been taught to believe that their children will be protected if we use the product.
During the process of such incarnation, Olivia has undergone a gradual transformation from a hypersensitive cynical woman to an open hearted loving mother, which is highly in credit to the constant faithful love and care from Kwan that helps Olivia transcend the limits of her ordinary senses and rational view towards life. This transformation is reflected upon Olivia's relationships and interactions with major people in her life, such as her mother Louise, sister Kwan, husband Simon. Because mother Louise “always suffered from a kind heart, compounded by seasonal rashes of volunteerism ”(7) and reserves plenty room “for dates with men or lunch with her so-called gal pals”, young Olivia fails to get the “absolute love” but only “divided attention” from her mother (7). With the arrival of Kwan, the unreliable mother soon finds her daughter a “handy baby-sitter, will, able, and free”(10), which makes Olivia resents Kwan for replacing her mother even though the latter is so fond of the younger sister. Later, Kwan’s naivety and ghost stories irritate Olivia extensively, though Olivia knows
He enjoys being the patriarch - the head of the family, enjoys holding all the strings in the household; he views himself superior emotionally and intellectually and he treats his wife as a foolish child and a plaything. Torvald has pet names for Nora like “my little skylark”, “my little squirrel”, “my poor little Nora.” (Ibsen 4) It is not hard to notice that in every term of endearment the word little is always included. This shows how he doesn’t consider her as an equal partner in the relationship. To him she is just a child-wife, someone who he needs to nourish, take care off and teach. Appearances and social standard mean everything to Torvald.
Parenting requires a lot of skills such as patience, communication, and teaching and not to mention also a positive attitude. Expressing love and affection has always been one of the best skills to use as encouragement. Loving your children unconditionally, expressing to them how important they are to you helps develop a relationship. According to Divorce Wizards (1997), too often, children living in single parents households have to contend with negative stereotypes and hurtful remark made by insensitive adults. Therefore parents are the most important people in their children into a confident, productive, and responsible adult in today’s society.
On the other hand, it is testimony that his wife is very much attached and devoted to him, and their matrimonial life is a perfect one of harmony and happiness. On no other previous occasions, Calpurnia had stood on her husband’s way of doing things, and it may be stated that, as the obedient partner in life, she is in the habit of rendering him full co-operation for his rise to power. However, on this particular day, she goes to the extent of throwing away her usual obedience and questioning and commanding him, “What mean you, Caesar? Think you to walk forth? You shall not stir out of your house today.” – Act 2.11 What makes her discard her normal submission to her husband and adopt a rigid attitude of questioning and commanding on this particular day?
WOMEN AND FAMILY It was said that women had experienced family life. Their main role was to be a perfect wife and a perfect mother. It was a difficult situation for many of them. For example, for Molly Hughes, who was reprimanding for wishing she was a boy. She said that her mother “did not give… [me]…a reason, but merely insisted that it was a splendid to be
Women were seen as mothers and housekeepers, always taught to respect, listen, and serve there husbands or the man of the house. In those days this was considered normal, therefore women had no choice but to obey and do as they were told. Women in Shakespeare's plays, as a whole, were strong, independent, free- thinking and unusually self-sufficient or at least willing to fight for their rights. However, Shakespeare's plays do indicate how women were generally treated by men, how they were expected to act even though many of Shakespeare's women were strong enough to rebel against that standard. The women in Hamlet and Othello are good examples of this.
Two children and one parent is not the best combination, especially when the children are girls who like to spend a lot. I did not mind bringing myself up because I had more control over things and I enjoyed helping bring my little sister up. There were times where I did wish I had more of a parental figure in my life, but I could not complain much. When I did ask for my dad’s help, he tried to be there for me, but sometimes he would not be. Whenever I needed to schedule a doctor’s appointment, my dad always made me do it for myself.