Steinbeck leaves her unnamed so she lacks something that makes her appear as an equal individual. She is not meant to be very important in this novel. Curley’s wife is not part of the story to connect with the reader, and by giving her a name, the reader would become much more attached. Curley’s wife is isolated and ignored in Of Mice and Men. She isn’t cared about at all.
Austen reveals Elizabeth’s character as an example about how she wanted to have her own self independence during that time period. Elizabeth is very out spoken for a young lady as herself, most of the ladies during that time period wasn’t fond of Elizabeth and her wild manner, as she wasn’t fond of people in the upper class behavior towards those in a different class. Mr. Darcy in the beginning of the novel was referred as a “bitterness of spirit...and shockingly [rude]”pg. 15 chapter 3. Mrs. Bennet thinks “[Elizabeth] does not lose much suiting his fancy; for he is a most disagreeable, horrid man, not at all worth pleasing” pg.
There is no room for books in her life, and she ends up turning Montag in to the authorities. She is the perfect example of a mindless drone without individuality or feeling. Fahrenheit 451 is an example of a dystopian society. Individuality, reading, and intelligence aren’t accepted in society. Brown says, “As a result, society has become vapid, more interested in mindless entertainment than knowledge, understanding, and critical thought, and the ability to discern between two fundamental documents has no place.” Taking literature away did not make all people the same; it just made them without thoughts and feelings of their
The WiB is a ghost; no-one can see her. This way, she is also isolated. She is a social outcast after disgracing her family, and is also a social outcast when she is a ghost. She is still at Eel House, meaning she is unable to move on, and cannot leave her son who died there. I do not sympathize with the WiB herself, as she does not have
They weren't only the audience, not only looking on; they were acting.” ❏ She is excited about having an almond in her cake which is very minuscule ❏ Towards the end of the story she begins to cry, hinting at herself realizing she is alone ❏ Miss Brill in my opinion is a widow ❏ The story was written in 1920 and it was very rare for a woman to not marry ❏ Perhaps the reason she made such a big deal about everything in the park is to help herself forget about her husband ❏ Perhaps her and husband used to go there every Sunday and that is why she attends by herself ❏ At the end of the story it reads, “She unclasped the necklet quickly; quickly, without looking, laid it inside. But when she put the lid on she thought she heard something crying.” ❏ Perhaps the reason she unclasps it quickly without looking is because it was a necklet that her husband and given to her and that is the reason for the
For example, Edna speaks of her promiscuity to Robert and says “I suppose this is what you would call unwomanly; but I have got into the habit of expressing myself. It doesn't matter to me, and you may think me unwomanly if you like”. She eventually gets to the point where she doesn’t care anymore. She refuses to change herself in order to fit into the mold she has come to hate that society has created for
I am fearful of my future because I am currently unemployed and don't have much going for myself in educational experience and I am currently living with my great aunt with no financial security of my own. This holds true in that I am totally stressed about my financial condition , living conditions and health. Jung Typology Test This test described me as being moderately introverted having a moderately intuitive and feeling and judging personality. The moderately introverted I can agree with because I am withdrawn, quiet and I don’t prefer to talk a lot which is basicly a characteristic of a introverted person. I believe I’m moderately intuitive because I worry about my future more then the past and often have doubts.
The only reason she is always lonely is for the way her husband Curly treats her and how he really doesn’t satisfy her for things and is never really around. Curley’s wife although she is married to Curly it is very rare you see them together on the ranch this could be a reason also. Steinbeck
He refuses to change it making her blame herself for not being able to cope with the “dull” and “flamboyant” yellow wallpaper. She even tries to find solutions to her problem, like changing rooms or taking the wallpaper down, but John said no. As a turning point for the story, Gilman then shows the other side of a woman’s perspective. She finally overcomes her conformist ways when she says at the end of the story, “I’ve got out at last,” said I, “in spite of you and Jane. And
Joe Whittle Mrs. Dutton AP Lang/Comp 9 January 2013 Nancy Mairs is mentally resilient and passionate. She refuses to oblige in the society’s way of feeling conscience-stricken for those who are unfortunate, as in her case. She repudiates the very deliberation of social protection for her "unable" limbs. Mairs is an individualist who refuses to seek protection for her "crippled" body. The word choice employed by any writer can interpret or conceal any of the author's motives or secrets.