This continues after multiple attempts to tell her husband that she is uncomfortable with the yellow wallpaper. Until her mental break comes her husband is not able to see the extent of the damage he has done by leaving her without emotional and mental stimulation (Gilman 588-600). While this case is different than the other story it is still about missed managed emotions. As a result of being locked away in a room she lost what makes people feel good about themselves their emotional connections with others. Having no one to connect with she is force to focus on her self to the point where she is unknowingly projecting herself as the women be hide the wallpaper as a metaphor for her being trapped by the walls of the summer house and her own
With whom do you have more sympathy with, Arthur Kipps or Jennet Humfrye? In the Woman in Black, I sympathize with both Arthur Kipps and Jennet Humfrye, however not The Woman in Black. We have sympathy with Arthur Kipps, as he has not done anything to deserve the loss of his son, and Jennet Humfrye due to her son being taken away from her. Arthur Kipps has not had anything to do with Jennet Humfrye, yet she is haunting him for no apparent reason. At the end of the book, he is trying to let go of the WiB (Woman in Black), carry on with the rest of his life and move on.
Charleena Hendly is an actress who performed in many hit movies until she decides to move back to Culpepper her hometown for a little break. She was very tired of making movies and also recovering from her heartbreak of her husband cheated on her for a model and left her. After all that she has her little helper Macon who cleans the house and does many of her errands around the town, So Macon friend of Foster introduces her to Miss. Charleena and one day Macon is so sick with a fever he cannot go at her house so he sends foster to substitute for him while he is sick. That’s when Foster gets a paper with many chores for her to do around the house given by Miss.
John’s biggest downfall in this story is the fact that he is stuck with the unfortunate task of being not only his wife’s lover, but also her doctor. Instead of being a concerned husband and being there for his wife mentally, he took a more clinical attitude to the situation and there for our narrator was left to her own devises. Also John only knows the “pattern” of his wife and does not see the trapped woman with in. John truly care for his wife and is trying everything in his power to help and cure her. Unfortunately the only way he knows how to help her it by treating her as a medical patient or as an object and not as a person who needed love, not just care.
Anna was drowning in the misery of her marriage and in guilt from seeing another man on one side but is happy to be with Gurov. Anna states that, “for years now they had not been comfortable together, in their intimacy and at a distance… It was something they might have known once” (Oates 449), which explains that her unhappy marriage forced her to search for a person to fulfill the lost emotions at home. Committing adultery is more of an emotional fulfillment that it is a physical need but it derives from the want to find someone who means something more. If couple who married shows that they do not love each other mutually, it should be acceptable for the two to be involved in an affair because neither of them truly gets hurt, providing act of cheating to be meaningless and
Even worse, their wedding song was playing. While he appears much more stable after his release from the institution, the song is still a spark that can bring on uncontrollable rage. During Pat’s struggle, a woman named Tiffany Maxwell, played by Jennifer Lawrence, is experiencing a similar difficulty with mental illness. After the death of her husband, she slept with all eleven people in her office, which resulted in her termination. Suffering depression, Tiffany has trouble seeing how her life could improve.
Gilman’s main character can do nothing about the psychological disorder that she has. Though her husband and brother want to help her, their misunderstanding of the condition makes them unable to provide a way for her to help herself. She wants and tries to overcome her disorder, but never succeeds. At one point in the story, it is shown to us that the main character gives effort to heal her psychological problem, announcing, “I take pains to control myself” (598). Not knowing the severity of her condition is another reason why she is unable to find a way to overcome it.
In the stories, A Rose for Emily by William Faulkner and The Jilting of Granny Weatherall by Katherine Anne Porter both women had different reactions to the similar situations of being rejected by their lover and losing a loved one. In Faulkner’s story, A Rose for Emily, the main character, Miss Emily, acted out irrationally when her lover, Homer, rejected her. All her life Emily was not able to have a chance with any suitors because her father always pushed them away. When she got older she began to loose her beauty and she felt she would never get married
She claims to have slept with her psychiatrist, but she also claims to be a compulsive liar and, later, still a virgin. In fact, for most of the day, she chooses to remain silent, observing the others but keeping to her own world. When she finally does speak, the first thing she says is to tell Andy that she drinks heavily. Later, however, when the others smoke pot, she is the only one to abstain. For most adolescents, substance abuse is unilateral; if she is indeed a drinker, she would be likely to also abuse drugs.
Bella’s guilt caused by her mother’s fear of loneliness has left her short of any male relations. She cannot escape the wrath of her mother, and continually surrenders to her mother's will. Also, Bella has felt she cannot start her own relationship because her mother, in an effort to protect her living children, she has trained them not to feel by hardening them with punishments such as locking them in a closet or beating them with her cane” (Bloom, Harold. “List of characters in Lost in Yonkers. p67-68).