I believe John had a genuine concern and love toward his wife but not wise in his treatments of her mental health. He missed the mark in his Isolation treatments toward his wife mental condition. As the Author cites “John does not know how much I really suffer, he knows there is no reason to suffer, and that satisfies him”. Moreover, John tried very hard to make his wife comfortable at the house even having his sister help, although she didn’t like it. “There comes John's sister.
From the beginning when we were first introduced to Dee, we find that she has changed her name to Wangero saying that Dee is “dead” because she didn’t think her name, Dicie, had any cultural significance and so she choice a name she felt suited her more. She says she couldn’t bear being named after people who oppress her. She has no connection or respect with her family. This is sad because she doesn’t like who she once was. Although she has learned a lot from her schooling and has a better knowledge than her mom & sister, I feel she possesses this know-it-all attitude about what heritage really is.
Nurse Ratched manipulates the patients into thinking that the group therapy and such is what is best for them, however she uses techniques such as making the patients belittle each other to “make them better”. “It was better than she dreamed. They were all shouting out to out do one another going further and further no way of stopping, telling things that wouldn't ever let them look one another in the eyes again. The Nurse nodding at each confession and saying Yes, yes, yes”(p.51). By the nurse saying yes, and by her encouraging the patients to out do each other it is showing that she is gaining enjoyment from their pain even though she is telling them that it is for the betterment of them.
Edna began to release her worries and act as a free individual, saying what she wanted to say and feeling how she wanted to feel. Being expressed to this new culture, Edna metamorphosed into a new being. The person she had trapped inside her all her life was
During the time that Charlotte Perkins Gilman wrote The Yellow Wallpaper women were expected to fulfill their duties as wives and mothers and spend there lives at home. The story expresses the differences and hardships women went through. The Yellow Wallpaper is about a “middle-class wife driven mad by a patriarchy controlling her ‘for her own good’”(Lanser 415). But this is just a reflection of how society was. Women were trapped in a male-dominated world.
Woolf Critique Virginia Woolf’s quote “Money dignifies what is frivolous if unpaid for.” stood out before this viewer even understood what she meant. Writing only for herself or even as an outlet for her creativity meant people would in effect write her off. This particular presentation was very well put together, in that the background was soft and not a distraction, yet it was that of an intellectual atmosphere. Eileen Atkins was a splendid mix of anger, reserve and power, as she fluidly rolled through the script, capturing the emotional changes and subtleties necessary for this piece to retain its affectivness. The perceived differences from the video to the reading were, for this reader/viewer, the tone.
Feminism in Paradise of the Blind Thomas 1 The novel, Paradise of the Blind by Duong Thu Huong, depicts the life of a young Vietnamese girl seeking to find her own identity. The young girl, Hang, experiences conflict within and out of her family due to the feminism in Vietnam. The novel creates an understanding of feminism in Vietnam through the various experiences Hang had to endure throughout her lifetime. Women in the novel are seen as weak and inferior. Earlier in the life of Aunt Tam, “some man jumped” (186) on her and nearly took away her purity.
This part of the story, Celia is taking charge and leaving Mr.____, showing authority and not being dominated. In the beginning of the book, Celia would get beating for no reason, and she would alow it, like on pg. 65, where he would just abuse her. So this has showed that Ceila has taken authority and has rasied above a man’s dominance. The people that have helped her were Shurg, because she has helped Celia gain confidence and make her be on her self.
One conflict in the text is that of equal rights women don’t have in society. In the beginning of second chapter, the character Firdaus’ goes through female genital modification or mutilation at the hands of her mother and another elder woman in her community. This was due in part of her inquiring about her father, “,,,I asked my mother about him. How was it that she given birth to me without a father? First she beat me.