Kathy was being a selfish wife because she did not want to listen to, nor talk about John’s issues, and instead she chooses to ignore them. In a relationship, mutual communication is essential between the individual and his or her spouse. According to an article on Psych Central entitled Marriage Communication by Erika Krull, “The whole point of communicating is to be clearly understood. To do that, your channel of communication must go two ways” with your significant other. In Kathy and John’s case, John was trying to communicate with Kathy about an important subject and Kathy is too wrapped up in herself, leaving John with no one to talk to.
LOVE Nanny * She had all the love to support Janie, she didn’t like to see Janie sad and unhappy. * She wants to protect Janie from dating the wrong guys since she’s in her womanhood. * She wants a man that would treat Janie with respect and tell her about her love life. * She did her best on finding a man for Janie because she loves Janie and wants a man to treat her well. Logan * Janie didn’t really love Logan he treated her as if she was nothing by bossing her around all the time after he got sick of doing all the work.
This is primarily because he does not think about the most important aspect of this obsession with is Georgiana herself. He lacks the respect and consideration to avoid embarrassment for Georgiana. By constantly focusing on this one flaw that his wife has, it has made her very self-conscience and equally despise it. If Aymler had more of a conscience he would not try to obtain this sense of pleasure of picturing his wife without the birthmark as he would embrace it and think it was equally as beautiful as the rest of her
It portrays Jane’s resentment of the fact that her opinion is of no or little importance in true society. Although Jane feels hard done by she still holds to the social view that she must conform to her husbands will and wholly disregard her own views, no matter how much she wishes to be forthright the doubt is there, “But what is one to do?” Jane’s inability to conform to the normal ways of behave for someone of her gender and social standing result in her having to involuntary, for it is the will of her husband, rest cure where she is allowed to do nothing, which leads to a socially unsolicited outcome. “”I’ve got out at last,” said I “in spite of you and Jane.”” Here it advocates that Jane has formed a separate individuality that has been inhibited, by social stereotypes, from coming to light but is now given the chance to be free. This freedom is also presented with the use of imagery of animalistic characteristics, “I kept on creeping just the same”, where Jane has become imprisoned. Jane is trying to conform to society’s ideals and values but wants to be freer.
She follows it because she is now programmed to believe this is the way of life and in turn she has become extremely tentative. She was raised to believe that you needed a husband to take care of you, although she personally believed she would do fine without a husband. She struggles with this because as I stated earlier, she did not want to be the average woman that relied on a man for her every need, but as time passed she became exactly that. Even though she was unhappy with her being, she wanted her daughters to follow in her footsteps and find a supportive husband versus going out and being themselves. She was satisfied with never wanting for anything financially, so much so she allowed this to distract her from the fact that she was emotionally unfulfilled in every aspect of her life.
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.
She feels obligated to her husband and children. Eventually, this leads to Edna’s feelings of imprisonment within her marriage. She finds it difficult to satisfy her own wants and needs and is at a loss of what to do. As most husbands would, Leonce wants and expects Edna
Serena Joy the wife of the commander Fred feels a great ability to hold power of Offred especially because of how much despises the fact that Offred has the ability to carry a child and she doesn’t. The way in which Serena’s extent of power is demonstrated is when she inflicts physical pain towards Offred during the ceremony to symbolise that Serena was overpowering Offred and stating that Fred was her husband not hers and that she shouldn’t be enjoying the sex. Serena Joy exerts her power through her fear and by inflicting fear, she fears Offred not being able to conceive a child therefore she is willing to break the rules to ensure that Offred conceives. She does this by arranging secret visits with Nick who is an eye and is meant to be monitoring the commander and his actions. However, whilst Serena feels that she holds power over Offred, she is providing power to Offred by allowing her to feel a sense of agency and a thrilling sense of the ‘time before’.
Alcee Arobin is a lady’s man who has many affairs with different women and intends to make Edna another one of his affairs. But Edna doesn’t let Alcee take control of the relationship; she writes him when she wants and decides when they should go out. Being in control is a reverse role for Edna, but she knows it is really who she is, and it is what she wants. Alcee plays along and lets Edna take control, and Edna discovers the satisfaction of using a man the way men usually use women. Although Edna has taken control of her own life, she is still not happy with her life because of the many different types of love she has experienced.
Also by exploring the difference between her boyfriends, and her mother’s motives she could come up with a list of pros and cons. Anna will then learn to base her decision on having sex based on her own feelings instead of the feelings of her mother and / or boyfriend. If Anna decision making leads her to not want to engage in sexual intercourse with her boyfriend, her boyfriend should respect and support her