She is hiding it from her husband because he didn’t let her write anything or do anything, because in Victorian times, women had less opportunity than men. Also women had to listen to what their husbands said as they were the heads of the house. The husband didn’t believe his wife which shows gender role and creates marital problem when he come to know that he was wrong about not believing her and she was mentally
The glass castle by Jeannette Walls is a story of a dysfunctional family which does not conform to the norm of society. And through this their children suffer due to their unconventional methods “Mom and Dad liked to make a big point about never surrendering to fear or to prejudice or to the narrow-minded conformist sticks-in-the-mud who tried to tell everyone else what was proper" Jeannetee's parents always thought the "normal" was an unacceptable way to live. They stressed this idea and it applies to their lives throughout the entire book. The adult used this idea as an excuse for whenever they did not have a home or food to eat. But it is through this that we can the maturity and desire the children show to rise above from their problems.
Montag is her family, but she doesn't consider him as much as a family compaired to the parlor walls. Another example that Mildred should start thinking for herself is she pulled the alarm on her own husband, Montag. Montag did something against the law and Mildred didn't want to get into trouble so as a result of it, "she pulled the alarm" (Bradbury 115). She lost her husband because she listened to the
In Salinger's novel, The Catcher in the Rye, Holden Caufield makes it very clear that he does not like fake or phony people. Throughout the story Holden at times makes the reader feel like he or she should feel bad for him because of the hardships he's been through and how he has to deal with the "phonies" when he is actually one himself. As the story goes on Holden proves himself to be the real phony of the book because he never goes through with what he intends to do, he is overly concerned about sex but thinks its overrated, and he's very critical about other peoples lives. Holden Caulfield is the true phony and even more so a huge hypocrite throughout the novel. To start, All he wants to do is connect with someone but the boy has high standards.
Holden’s rejection of change is due for his fear of change, not be the same after growing up, accept something that he does not want to accept, be rejected by people, or even lose someone special to him. But everyone has to grow up and Holden does not grasp this concept. Not only his rejection of change affected his live, but he lied and wanted to be away from people. Instead of going to people to feel better, to ask for help, and to feel loved, Holden had lived among the consolation of his dead brother,
The narrator feels that his wife shares too much information with Robert, and not enough with him. That alone is enough to make any man question the relationship they are in as well as the relationship his wife has with Robert. Society says that men in relationships needs to be in control. The narrator feels like he has no control over anything going on in his marriage, which leads to his negative attitude towards the blind man,
It is conveyed in the book “The Great Gatsby” by F. Scott Fitzgerald with one of the main characters, Jay Gatsby. Gatsby is not only who the book is about but exhibits multiple characteristics on the negative gain of success. The myth manifests in the novel through Gatsby’s inability to gain respect from his community. Gatsby has faced difficult things in life and does not find a way to be virtuous. The darkness he faced younger and older challenged his survival in life, physically and mentally.
We can see that she feels guilty because she had already promised Maggie the quilt but as she feels that Dee is superior than her she also wants her to keep just to probably not having an argument with her.We Her word choice gave me the image that she might even be a little scared of her daughters Dee knowledge. While with Maggie she seems to feel equal and probably favors her in the way that she knows that she won’t let her heritage down but most importantly she would very feel embarrassed of where she came from. As dee showed whenever she was younger and would never take friends over. If it was written in any other point of view we wouldn’t be able to sense all the emotional feelings that the narrator is able to transmit by writing in first person. It would be only as if they were trying to explain what another is feeling.
She is the only one in the family who has been educated and doesn’t like to remember old feelings that only bring frustration and sadness. By wanting to change her name Dee shoes us that she is not proud of her culture, descendants and family. 4. Dee objects to Maggie having the quilts because “Maggie can’t appreciate these quilts! She’d probably be backward enough to put them to everyday use”.
In the 1950’s, there were wives who were suffering from depression. Women sacrificed a lot for their families during this time (MailOnline). Some women did not get to further their education because they had children in their early twenties. These women were unable to go out and participate in activities outside of the home because they had to be the “perfect housewife” and manage the home (Lamb). It was like they were confined to the vicinity of their home.