Curley’s wife is portrayed as being a whore – but this is only due to the way she dresses, her provocative ways and the way she acts around men, as if she is aware of her femininity. This could suggest that she is only like this because she is bored, like it is something to do – something interesting for a change. She is constantly trying to get people to notice her. But, because of Lennie’s purity and innocence, he doesn’t see her in the way other men do – a sexual object. When Steinbeck quotes “And because she had confided in him, she moved closer to Lennie and sat beside him”, it is clear to the audience that Curley’s Wife is using her sexuality as an object to create some sort of excitement for herself.
Two other females that had nicknames are known as a sexual need in the film because McMurphy invited them over to seduce the guard and Billy. First, women are inferior to men because they were never given a position of power. During the 1960s, woman did not have any experience with power because they still lived in a society where men are taking control. In quote, “These gender roles have been used very successfully to justify inequities, which still occur today, such as excluding women from equal access to leadership and decision – making positions” (Tyson, page 85). Males still see females as patriarchal women, not as leaders or decision makers.
As a result, she became very bitter, angry, and cold-hearted toward him, and did everything she could to keep him from reading. The sentence in Douglass’s autobiography, “She was an apt woman; and a little experience soon demonstrated, to her satisfaction, that education and slavery were incompatible with each other” tells me that she was a likely person to be swayed by her husband’s opinions. Also, she was eager to let it be known that education and slavery just did not “mix”. That brought on her being very harsh with Douglass. In Douglass’s autobiography, he expressed gratitude toward the white boys in the neighborhood.
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.
There is definitely a tendency to mock the remarks made by the females of the play just because they are women. This conduct aids as the backdrop of the play: a male-dominated society which does not respect the rights of women and will never consider their needs as valid. This is what leads the men to take value away from the women's thoughts and opinions. The conflict between justice and law can be seen when the woman start to consider the actions of Mrs. Wright as appropriate. Exposition: -Characterization George Henderson: Mr. Henderson is the county attorney who has been called to
Hoping to end relations between Daisy and Jay, Tom did not hold back when confronting Gatsby. This whole situation is very ironic considering Tom is also having an affair with Myrtle and Daisy knows all about it. Tom only thought about himself and his image and got terribly mad because there was the chance of him losing his wife. George Wilson, compared to Tom, acts a lot like him except the abusiveness towards his wife, Myrtle. George owned a gas station in the Valley of Ashes and was very poor.
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.
The whole poems started during the time woman were tending to stay quite. She wrote the poem to express her opinion of a female’s voice in the society. She speaks in a worthless tone. In her view women were not different than men. Bradstreet also shows identity for the Puritan men that criticize her work because men had more talent and skill, which come in handy in the society, but she sees that it’s unfair.
Ophelia’s didn’t have honor for herself because she didn’t do what she wanted she did what others said so in a way she didn’t really respect herself. Ophelia also let Hamlet treat her any way that he wanted to and she never bothered to tell him what she didn’t like. Ophelia was also having sexual intercourse with Hamlet before they were married, this was a big thing back then to wait till marriage, Ophelia didn’t have much honor in herself because she let herself be controlled by men. As a parting shot, he points out that even if Ophelia is a regular girl, marriage would still be awful. Actually, he says, if she has to marry, Ophelia should marry a fool, as wise men know that women only make men into "monsters", even while knowing this Ophelia kept on loving Hamlet even though Hamlet would not respect her.
The universal truth behind this story is that the innate differences between men and women coupled with lack of communication will cause a marriage to stagnate and become an uneasy compromise. Insensitive and inconsiderate of his wife's feelings, Michael openly admits his attraction to other women. Frances wants to know his true feelings and he gives them to her cold, "I got all this stuff accumulated in me because I've been thinking about it for ten years and now you've asked for it and here it is." (7) He does not acknowledge his wife's despair; he knows he is wrong and yet he feels righteous because so far it has only been a physical attraction. Michael blithely dismisses his wife's pleas for reassurance.