Astrid’s life begins with her mother Ingrid, Astrid’s greatest “fear” (pg. 11) is her mom leaving her and never coming back. As we know more about Astrid’s mother we learn that Astrid does not have a husband and her father is “irrelevant” (pg. 26) Ingrid has all this rules about not letting men stay over at night but once Ingrid meets this man named Barry all her rules go down the thrash and Astrid begins to notice every single little thing about her mother. Ingrid keeps on having dates with Barry until Barry starts putting Ingrid into this oblivious road and soon Barry is nowhere to be found.
An example of Evyn being unintelligent was when her so-called friends, Andrea’s group, calls her Evelyn and doesn’t talk to her unless it’s to ask about updates with Ajax, she doesn’t realize that they’re just using her. Evyn was also, very inconsiderate and selfish. She didn’t seem to notice how happy her father, Birdie was after he had proposed to Eleni. Evyn doesn’t seem to care what his father felt and made it harder for him. “Bounce” was an interesting book that showed problems that actually happen to 13 year olds.
Emily instantly fell in love. She even bought him a silver toilet set with his initials on it to almost buy his love, but as time passed they had still not married. Once Emily found out that Homer was not the marrying type, she went out and killed him so he would always belong to her, “The body had apparently once lain in the attitude of an embrace, but now the long sleep that outlasts love, that conquers even the grimace of love, had cuckolded him” (Faulkner) as the narrator states. Emily had acted irrationally in order to keep what she had always desired. On the other hand, in The Jilting of Granny Weatherall by, Porter, Granny Weatherall had also been rejected by her lover, George.
Their enticing sexuality, he believes, tempts men to behave in ways they would otherwise not. A visit to the “flophouse” (a cheap hotel, or brothel) is enough of women for George, and he has no desire for a female companion or wife. Curley’s wife, the only woman to appear in Of Mice and Men, seems initially to support George’s view of marriage. Dissatisfied with her marriage to a brutish man and bored with life on the ranch, she is constantly looking for excitement or trouble. In one of her more revealing moments, she threatens to have the black stable-hand lynched if he complains about her to the boss.
Janie’s first two husbands, Logan and Jody, never allow Janie to reach the desirable horizon. They lock her up in the present state of miserable reality and restrict her from inner growth. They only do what is conformed by the society, considering it to be true happiness. Janie is not allowed to speak up because, according to the society, it is not appropriate for a woman to engage in conversations that should be left for men to bother about.
But she simply negates her instinct and tells her that “what [she] felt was a draught, and shut the window” (Gilman). John does not listen deeply to what his wife says, he hardly ever really listens to her at all. The narrator says, “I wish he would le me go and make a visit to Cousin Henry and Julia” (Gilman). But john says that she “wasn’t able to go, nor able to stand it after [she] got there” (Gilman). He us always making decisions for her based on his assumptions on what is best for her, and not what she really wants.
He always comes before I feel anything.’” She treats her husband poorly in front of the whole town, even after he tried to help her out. She tries justifying sleeping with other men, because her husband is poor in bed. After she shattered his image he left the incident and went off. White Cat never really says exactly how Meng Su died, just some assumptions that leave you
Winston letting the uncommon luxuries enter the room and making love to Julia shows he is rebelling against the Party. Although Julia and Winston both hate the Party and Big Brother their philosophies for life and the Party differ. Julia wants to live life to the fullest and have hope for the future while Winston tells Julia "We are all dieing" and believes there is no hope. They are rebelling for different reasons as well, while Julia is rebelling against elders, Winston is going against his lost child-hood memories and Big Brother taking away all
When her husband returns that evening, he finds her creeping madly across against the wall. Jane is no longer speaking as herself, but as the obsession she has become, and declares to John that he will not put her back in the
“I always lock the door when I creep by daylight. I can't do it at night, for I know John would suspect something at once” (Page 13). Though she knows that her husband would be suspicious of her if he saw her creeping at night, she was willing to take that chance so she might find out more about the yellow wallpaper. In addition to diction, Perkins’s main character conveys a tone of disobedience to disclose the woman’s separation with the cult of true womanhood. The main character’s tone suggest that she was ready find out things on her own and not have to rely on her husband.