Also, her lack of intelligence has left her with no job and an inability to get a job. In the story, there are many reasons contributing to Jean’s feeling of emptiness and difficulty in her life. To begin, her husband, Ross feels as though he has married beneath himself, and he does not love her anymore. Their marriage was most likely caused by Jean getting pregnant with their son, which made Ross feel like he had to marry her out of force. In the story, Ross specifically tells their son, Kevin that he should try not to marry beneath himself because he will end up stuck in the same situation as him.
She often feels like she has no privacy, and guys constantly hassle her on the street and pressure her from the beginning of a relationship. She never is able to have a long relationship. Likewise, Bethany does not see herself as a success story because she does not see herself as a “beautiful individual” they both envy each other’s success and looks. This alone shows the reader that the characters are very jealous of each other’s lives. The message hidden in this story is that people only see the bad side of their lives
I assume that she wants a divorce from her husband but because of the role that society has placed on her, but she is unable to get one because she is very dependent on him. It sounds to me that she is jealous of her male friend who is looking for another wife. It was him and his situation that she was thinking of that brought her to the conclusion that she herself wants a wife. Her situation leads me to believe that during this time in history women were not meant to show signs of aggression, jealousy, or anger because it was a mans world. In Brady’s eyes a wife is a basically a slave at home who cannot have a life of her own.
She relies on physical contact to prove one as an impressive, strong person. However, her beliefs and that of her fiancé collide harshly causing their relationship to end. Her immaturity drives her soon-to-be-husband, Jim, completely away from her. Patricia’s reaction to Jim’s verbal solvents causes her to trust that Jim is a weak and vulnerable person. In all, this shows Pat’s weakness and vulnerability.
During the 1930’s, men were also faced with the struggle of keeping a job and pursuing their American Dream; the belief of having and living off their own business and land. In this novel, we are introduced to a very complex character named Curley’s Wife. In the beginning, the way she presents herself and acts gives the reader the impression that she is a provocative, dangerous character that shouldn’t be trusted. However, towards the end of the story, the reader discovers she is a very misunderstood woman, who is looking for the love and attention she doesn’t receive from her husband. She’s desperate for her life to change after a long
Curly's wife is so lost, lonely and insignificant that Steinbeck does not even give her a name. She spends the novel trying to find company under the guise of looking for her husband. Curly is in fact an intensely abusive person with a major case of small-guy complex. The irony is that while she pretends to be looking for Curly, she is actually trying to avoid him. The men on the ranch fear Curly's wife.
His biggest strike against him is that he is too controlling and only sees rolls from his viewpoint. His agent, George Fields, explained that no one will hire him because of his bad reputation. In his personal life, Michael is a bit of a jerk that treats women poorly, especially his long term friend and fellow actor Sandy Lester, a woman who already has self-esteem issues.
She also decided to give more precedence to career rather than her family which in turn created a huge gap between herself and her family. As she became obsessed with her work, she began to overlook her family. In this way, the ambition for the top, the allotment of more time for work all contributed in weakening Kate’s family relationships. In the novel, Crow Lake it was also revealed how loneliness can bring two teens together through the relationship between Matt Morrison and Marie Pye. As Mary’s brother Laurie ran way from home after the clash with their father Calvin Pye, their mother got sick.
She finds a deep down strength and courage in herself that leads her to want to find out what type of person she really is, and what she wants out of her life. Nora Helmer is a delicate character that had been pampered all of her life, by her father and by her husband. In every sense she is typical housewife. She is financially dependent on her father earlier and on her husband later. She never leaves her house, mostly because her husband is afraid of the way people talk.
Mothers get upset with this because they know that a child needs a father in their life. Wives get lonely. Not only must the father be there for the child but the father must be there for the wife. Wives get sad when they do not get to see their husbands. Most workaholics are in marriages that have been going on for many years, and this lack of attention has been hurting their wife for majority of the relationship.