Delia Jones is a washerwoman whose struggles against society and her own husband finally erupt into an act of passive aggression, totally changing the complexion of her life. Delia is a washerwoman who works long hours in a small Central Florida village. Her husband Sykes does not work, yet he resents that Delia cleans "white folks'" clothes in their home. The marriage is an abusive one, ever since Sykes began beating Delia two months after marrying. Observers in the town remark how the once-beautiful Delia has lost her shine because of her abusive husband.
Jarvis Mckneil Justice in Sweat In all societies there is some form of government or law that regulates how justice is distributed. This story is about a hard working lady named Delia who washes clothes for a living to try to make ends meet for her family. She has been married for fifteen years to a man named Sykes Jones who basically is an ungrateful man that doesn’t appreciate his wife’s hard work. He is hated throughout the town for his flirtatious ways along with his arrogance. This man treats his wife like the scum of the earth but at the end justice will be served.
In response to the breaking of the teacup Nana calls Mariam a harami or bastard. Mariam describes her encounters with Jalil, her father, and how he treats her with love and compassion. Throughout this chapter Nana seems to be very negative about everything. She says that every story that Jalil has told Mariam it not real and she thinks that she and Mariam would be better off dead. Chapter 2 Nana describes her side of the birth of Mariam.
Leola caused Dunstan to experience jealousy and pity. Diana is also controlling and manipulative, like Dunstan’s mother, which is why he leaves her. Through Diana, the reader sees how much Dunstan’s mother has affected his life with women. Liesl made Dunstan realize that he felt no emotion, and she caused him to feel it again. She brought him out of the isolation his mother put him in.
Then when she gave birth to her twins sons, she acted as if she did not want them and I believe that Cathy was selfish was because she shot her husband in the shoulder. Also Faye left all of her earnings and possessions, including the brothel to Cathy in her will. So in order to take advantage of Faye Cathy poisoned her until she died. I do not think this was right of Cathy because Faye truly seemed to care about her. If I had the opportunity to meet Catherine Amesbury or Cathy Ames I would not take it.
Earlier in the life of Aunt Tam, “some man jumped” (186) on her and nearly took away her purity. Women are taken advantage of in a “place [that is] deserted” (186) and cannot defend themselves. Society looks down upon them and gives not respect if the women are sexually attacked unwillingly. The story of Aunt Tam displays the gender stereotype that women are victimized and powerless. After Aunt Tam fought and “resisted with every bone” (186) in her body, she runs away, symbolizing the rise of women.
But more specifically in chapter 1 where her first interaction with a male figure was given. (Enter textual evidence here), in her diary she gives in great detail of her stepfather raping her and how she felt worthless when she was impregnated. After that she continues to express how even her husband and step-kids never appreciated her and treated her like a slave. It wasn’t till she met Shug and started to make her own pants, and that is when she truly felt that she had a choice and her decisions where based solely off of
Jamie and Tom. When Anna lost both her sons she was distraught. She wasn’t sure what to do or how to act. With Anna being like this she turns to drugs ‘poppies’ to give her some pain relief and escape from the mourning. Anna quotes "I thought that she could teach me much about how to manage alone as a woman in the world."
In these lines, Blake speaks about the unfaithfulness of men, who at the time often contracted syphilis from prostitutes and spread the disease to their wives. Children born to mothers with syphilis often went blind due to the unknown effects of this disease. The suffering of an innocent child strikes close to the heart, and truly shows corruption in marriage. Mehta also uses children in her film to send a strong message about the corruption of marriage. By using Chuyia as a main character, Mehta strikes the heart of viewers when this young girl is stripped of her childhood.
When John Reed finds her and hurls a book at her head, she is forced to go to the "red-room." Jane is immediately blamed without having a chance to give her account of the incident. Jane's straightforwardness and honesty when relating with others is fundamental to her character; but it is not until Mrs. Reed accuses Jane of having "a tendency to deceit" (65), in the presence of Mr. Brocklehurst, that we see this attribute of her character surface. Before this time, Jane has been able to suppress her anger and emotions regarding the Reed family quite successfully. In this scene, however, we seen Jane's hatred toward Mrs. Reed begin to fester and build up inside her until she erupts with emotion and all her pent-up feelings are released -- "Speak