Miss Bingley is already an established unlikeable character: therefore, any opinions she expresses are treated with equal dislike. Austen’s respect for accomplishments is further diminished when supposedly ‘accomplished’ Miss Bingley does not marry Mr. Darcy, but unorthodox, independent Elizabeth Bennet does instead. However, the values of
We can see this demonstrated when Steinbeck says “She went on with her story quickly before she could be interrupted.” This quote portrays her desire to finally let out her story and to be listened to. Furthermore, we can deduce, from the quote, that maybe Curley’s Wife could be quite impatient, evidence of this “she went on with her story quickly.” In addition, we can clearly see that Curley’s Wife is lonely due to the fact of her reputation, in the book she is known as “Curley’s Wife” which implies she is so disrespected and disregarded she doesn’t even deserve a name. This piles on to maybe she doesn’t have a name because she has never spoken to anymore meaning that no one would ever have had to call her by her real name. Secondly, Steinbeck informs us of an event in Curley’s Wife’s past which leads on to the events of the present. This is her dream of becoming a huge star in the movies.
In Moore’s “Which is More That I Can Say”, the role-reversal of the search of identity reinforces the image of the dynamic of fear that both mother and daughter have. Mrs. Mallon’s presence in the short story is described as something repelling and invasive towards her daughter’s decisions in life. Abby, having shaped her identity privately tries to alienate herself from her mother’s stronger character in order to have proper control of her life. Mrs. Mallon showing a risk taking behavior, sees her daughter as “a women who expects too much” due to her performance of actions in life. At the end due to the inability of Abby to succeed in her liberty, she witnesses lack of strength and the fear her mother has at the Blarney Stone.
Writing, in its purest form, needs to be able to express to the fullest the intended ideas and emotions. Although non-fiction does entail being accurate in its elements, it should offer some movement for better expression of the material. Focusing on the portrayal of an idea will ultimately allow a piece of work to be better perceived from the perspective of a casual reader. The casual reader does not necessarily need to know the exact details pertaining to an element in the text. It is easier for the reader to understand the general idea of what is said, rather than have a detailed description of a source and its information.
"When you sleep with someone you take off more than your clothes"(272) Anna Quindlen ends her ingenious essay Sex Ed keeping our minds set but wondering. Throughout the essay we become coherent of the facts laid before us. But Quindlen has a very strange outlook on her topic, she sees both sides; one, the we need sexual education just like "civics" or "ethics" and two, the basis of keeping teens from pregnancy is what your home life should support. Her two sides collide but in the best way possible while presenting a logical appeal using facts and testimonies. Sex Ed the name and the class is what Quindlen is fighting for.
Whereas she seems to belong more in glitzy and glamorous world, in an easy and out going life. The ranch hands, as seen from the fact that she is given no identity of her own as she is dubbed “Curley’s wife”, objectify her. She is the only woman in the ranch, which isolates her even further since she has no one of similar views and interest to talk to. She is vain, flirtatious and very gullible, which is easily picked up on since she believed out of her own delusions that her mother hid the letter, which told her if she was going to become an actress. This causes her to enter a loveless marriage with Curley, which she believed in self-delusion, was going to provide her a glamorous lifestyle.
“Are you starting with your rebelliousness again? It’s enough that you have the audacity to break the rules in your sewing” (11). Tita’s actions against her mother are often repaid in scorn or abuse. Mama Elena is aware of Tita’s plight, but is hardened with spitefulness. She does not allow Tita to gain hope for Pedro Marquiz.
Hestor wants her child to be raised like the other Puritan children, but this can not happen since Hestor passes her feelings of Pearl as an object of her sin on to Pearl. Hestor’s guilt about how Pearl is conceived consumes her. Hestor forces her conflicts onto Pearl. Hestor feels that what she is doing is a sin, but she can not stop herself from her passions. Pearl, thus becomes a combination of wild rebelliousness mixed with some sadness and depression.
She basically has the feeling that there is no purpose in life. This affects her greatly in every aspect of her life and shows in each act of the story. Her mother is the unsuspecting, easy going country lady that will gladly give trust to a “a good Christian man”. This ever- trusting, “happy-go lucky” mindset is the type of person Manly Pointer is looking to target. Pointer is the traveling bible salesman/ rapist who opens the eyes of the atheistic Hulga and makes her let go of a beliefs for a second then she realizes basically that both of their respective beliefs are baseless that they are just external covers for the real internal self.
This makes the reader immediately judge Curley’s wife and stereotype her as a lonely women wanting sexual attraction. Steinbeck presents her in this manner as a sign of potential foreshadowing as the reader knows Lennie has had previous trouble with girls so he wants to show how Lennie is exposed to possible danger. Also,