He does not know what he should do or say. Jealous of the former relationship between his wife and Robert, he is suspicious. He knows that his wife has told Robert about him and has probably complained about his faults. This makes him feel guilty and insecure. He later says how "I was not enthusiastic about his visit.... A blind man in my house was not something I looked forward to” (100).
A lack of this fundamental building block in a relationship can cause many disagreements and arguments. In “Say Yes”, by Tobias Wolff, the relationship between the two people has gone astray partly due to their ineffective communication: “Sometimes his wife got this look where she pinched her brows together and bit her lower lip and started down at something. When he saw her like this he knew he should keep his mouth shut, but he never did. Actually it made him talk more” (74). From here, the couple proceeded to get into quite the argument, showing that their communication habits are, indeed, unhealthy because the husband continued to talk, even though he knew it would lead to a disagreement.
She starts to make excuses for him not answering. When she calls again her lover doesn't pick up avoiding her, which makes her wonder what he is doing.The she is obsessed over every action he has done. Feeling rejected and avoided from her lover, she is rationalizing his actions in order because she think she loves him. If she accepts the real truth about their relationship and the situation, she know it will make her feel less of lady. The society as put in everyones head to be.
Due to his mother’s stern moral beliefs, he does not have much interest in sexual relations and has negative views on it. The third problem is Dunstan’s fear of being manipulated in a relationship because, of his mothers firm control over his father. Thus due to the hostile childhood his mother creates, Dunstan can never form a successful relationship in adulthood and this leads to a life of loneliness. Having trust is a major aspect in keeping a continuous relationship. Being trustful though, is a characteristic Dunstan Ramsay lacks and this results in weakened relationships.
To continue, it could also be said that Arthur Birling is in a way a coward as he not willing to take responsibility for his part in the suicide. Linking in to this, we are able to understand that Arthur Birling doesn’t want to be a part of the enquiry and that he wants the Inspector to start interrogating other members of the family. The phrase “don’t tell me…” is extremely interesting because from this we are able to see that Arthur Birling doesn’t want to be in the spotlight anymore and that he is not going to stand up for anyone else’s nonsense on his actions. At the end of the play, he knows he has lost the chance of his knighthood, his reputation in Brumley and the chance of Birling and Co. merging with their rivals. Yet he hasn't learnt the lesson of the play: he is unable to admit his responsibility for his part in Eva's death.
How does Martin portray the character of Manon and her attitudes up until the time of her Mother’s death? In the opening pages, Manon repeatedly refers to her husband as “him”, which is shown in the 3rd person pronoun which gives the impression that he has no respect and she has no respect for him, therefore he has not been given a name. This shows that Manon has a negative attitude towards her husband as she believes he does not deserve a name as he is unworthy due to the treatment he has given Manon. As a result, this leads people to believe that there is no love between Manon and her husband because if he was given a name it would show a loving connection. Therefore, I believe Manon hates her husband.
At the beginning of the story, the narrator sits on several assumptions regarding the blind man. He views him as someone who is lacking a significant part of life (vision), and therefore will have a certain set of attributes. The narrator even views his love life as being empty and without meaning, due to the fact that he could not gaze upon his wife. What is occurring here is the first portion of this theorized meaning within the story; the lack of awareness of another person’s perspective. The sharp, quick presumptions humans make on those that they do not understand usually fall on faulty and baseless beliefs.
“Seeing” is a major symbol throughout the story, and when analyzed so much more can be understood about the characters, and the theme of the story. The name Seymour, but pronounced “see-more” tells the reader that he interrupts society in a different more realistic light. He did not always have this view point, but during the war he was exposed to life or death situations, and had to live on the bare essentials. Upon coming back to the United States he realized that people were very materialistic, and lived what he thought were fake lives. Muriel is more concerned about her appearance than her husband’s emotions, and reads women’s magazines while Seymour reads poetry.
Curley’s wife is excluded from female roles as she is seen as a possession of Curley and is often found in search for companionship, as her newly found husband doesn’t provide her with the affection she desires. As she states to Lennie, ‘’I don’t like Curley, he ain’t a nice e4fella’’ – she often attempts to interact with the other men
Men can have an adverse effect on women’s lives, these relationships can cause inner turmoil in the lives of those women involved. Ophelia from Hamlet and Linda Lowman from Death of a Salesman are prime examples of how these relationships can turn their lives for worse. Many do no realize what they are giving up to keep the calm, or are so blind that they feel a sense of normality in their lives. Both of these women let their men basically have total control of their entire being, which resulted in both their lives ending in tragedy. These women are both heading for disaster; they let these men treat them as they see fit and do not take Linda and Ophelia’s feelings into consideration.