But instead she chose to stay in this horrible town with her father and with her promise, which she made to her mother. By staying in this town it will always remind her of what kind of mistake she made by not choosing to leave with Frank. Eveline was afraid of failing on her own. She was scared that she might explore another life with a great person like frank who was willing to give her his life.
To begin, Obi’s mother is very ill and their family is not able to live without his support. His family also does not approve of the engagement and wishes to for him to end it with Clara. His mother begs for Obi to call of the engagement until she passes away and if he does not, then she will take her own life. Obi and his mother have a very special bond together and he would never want to hurt his family after he unconditionally hurts her with a razor that was in his pocket. From there on he promised to never hurt her again.
Logan falls short of fulfilling that dream as he isolates her from the community, leaving her with no voice whatsoever. Realizing her marriage lacks love and compassion which she longs for, Janie comes to understand that her relationship with Logan will not last long .Not only does Janie’s marriage to Logan stifle any hopes of exp... ... middle of paper ... ...disrespect from Tea Cake. She threatens him, saying if he leaves her again without her permission she will “kill yuh” (124). Within Janie’s past marriages her husbands treat her comparable to a slave and isolate her from the community. Even though her voice is still developing, she will not allow her husband to show her contempt.
She will be compelled to realize that she is no longer a child. "(Jacobs,361) The choices that Jacobs took in life were influenced by the position that she was in. She gave birth to two children, hoping they would hel... ... middle of paper ... ...hat clearly inhibits motherhood. She would rather see her child dead in peace before she saw her child as a slave. However this did not happen this way because Beloved came back to haunt the family which resulted in her two boys leaving because they could not stand the pressure of living in a haunted house.
Her brother whom she loved very much will not be able to have a respectable funeral. She explains in the drama how much she disagrees with the rules of the land. Because of this disapproval toward the law, she takes it upon herself to remove the corps of her brother from it's assigned post so she can do whatever she wants with it. She has broken the law. Although what she is has done is the right thing to do in her mind, the law states that it is not allowed.
This displays that the narrator, or son, chose to go down the path of education after his father died. He feels as though he owes it to his father to live his dreams. Another part to this story is the mother’s relationship with her husband and children. It is clear that she strongly is against anyone doing something other than fishing with their lives. Why is it that she strongly dislikes anyone going against fishing, while her husband is the total opposite?
After Zeena tries to "foist on him the cost of a servant", forcing Ethan to let go of Mattie, he chooses to “leave with Mattie”. However, he cannot go through with the plan because he cannot bear to leave Zeena alone with her sickness. He knows she would not be able to take care of herself and cannot afford her own medicine. It is inappropriate to leave his wife in this bad condition. Therefore Ethan chooses to live an unhappy life instead of deceive his family and friends.
The two short stories also expose how the oppression put on them by their husband leaves the women unfulfilled and unhappy with their lives. The desire of the husband to control the relationship is expressed in their disallowing of their wives to think or act for themselves. In “The Yellow Wallpaper” the narrator’s husband John, does not allow his wife to think on her own, rather he tells her what is the right and wrong. “John says the very worst thing I can do is to think about my condition” (Gilman 11). John advises his wife to not think about her own medical condition at all because it would be detrimental for her mind.
In “A Good Man is Hard to Find”, the grandmother is far from an exemplary matriarch, seeming to find room for selfishness in every word and action. From the first sentence, “The Grandmother didn’t want to go to Florida”, the reader sees that it is the grandmother who places her wishes above that of her family and anyone else. Her closest attempt at genuine concern for those other than herself is as she tells Bailey of the Misfit, which serves to subtly indicate the doom to come for the family. However, even in warning her son about the news story, she uses it to inject doubt into him, knowing that she could use it to persuade him to take them to Tennessee instead, and commenting that if she were to place her family in harm’s way she “couldn’t answer to [her] consciousness if [she] did” (9). Bailey unfortunately does not heed such warning, and the grandmother’s selfishness continues; knowing that Bailey did not want to bring the cat, Pitty Sing, on the trip, she hides it under... ... middle of paper ... ...ntry People” both exemplify the belief that without faith, one cannot truly change; for they must know whose they are before they seek to change who they are.
The man that Nanny arranged her to be with was Logan Killicks. Janie does not feel any love connection with Logan. She tries to wait and see if any type of love develops between them. She only waits because she does not want to hurt her grandmother Nanny. Nanny constantly suppresses Janie’s self-identity because she is scared.