Dallas runs off, and Pony wanders the streets in a daze until a kind man offers him a ride and takes him home. Back at home, Pony and the rest of the gang learn that Dallas has robbed a grocery store, that the cops are chasing him, and that he wants the gang to meet him at the vacant lot. The cops come to the lot and Dallas shows them his gun. They shoot and kill Dallas. Soon after, a hearing is held on whether Pony will faces charges for running away, and whether he and Soda will be able to stay with their big brother Darry.
In the movie Double Indemnity, a woman named Phillis is plotting to have her husband killed because she wants to collect his life insurance and be freed from an unhappy marriage. She uses her sexuality and good looks to convince Walter Neff to help her in her scheme. In this movie, Phillis is a beautiful, sexy, conniving killer.In the end, however, because she does not have the heart to kill her husband, the audience is supposed to redeem her conniving image. In the 1940’s movie Gilda, the women has two different stereotypes. The first stereotype is a beautiful sex goddess.
There is evident pathos here as she and the audience are well aware that Mitch came to her house with the intention of raping her. Her willingness to marry a man who would do this to her clearly illustrates Blanche’s desperation. “Whoever you are - I have always depended on the kindness of strangers.” Blanche Blanche’s dependence on strangers to fulfill the emptiness she feels has only led her to the position she is in by the end of the play. Blanche’s inability to accept that strangers have only been kind to her in return for sex reflects her magical perception of the world. These being her final words in the play, referring to the ‘kindness’ of the doctor who is not the man (Shep) she was hoping for, shows her complete detachment from reality and the pathos of her empty belief in magic and kindness.
The wife is very proud of her achievements at controlling her husbands and goes into great detail about how she makes up stories about her husbands getting drunk and insulting her. "Thou comest hoom as dronken as a mous, and prechest on thy bench, with ivel preef!" she also says they insult marriage to women in general, saying you cant marry a poor woman "To wedde a povre womman, for costage" and you cant marry rich women "And if that she be riche, of heigh parage, thane seistow that it it a tormentrie to soffre hire pride and hire malencolie." The wife also says that her husbands use petty arguments against her "Thow seist that dropping houses, and eek smoke, and chiding wives maken men to flee.
He arrests, one kid over drugs and tells the rest, “ I could search any of you if I wanted to.”(Over the Edge 1:31:51). Doberman’s power abuse outrages the kids who in response start to protest outside the recreational center. In addition, as the adult’s focus on the prosperity of the community and not the lives of their children further infuriates the youths in New Granada. As their acts of rebellion increases the chaotic violence that came with it escalates too. The violent nature of the scene at the ends of the movie falls short to be qualified as civil disobedience.
The male gaze is one concept which opposes the idea of radical feminist thinkers. The male gaze shows woman from the viewpoint of how men wish to see them. Things such ... ... middle of paper ... ...men and are getting the jobs which are predominately male orientated. It may be that nowadays the media offers preferential treatment towards girls and is possibly slightly harsher on males. However the ways in which males and females take account of the media is very different.
Hegemonic masculinity, the gender wage gap, marital power and meritocracy all show evidence of gender asymmetry. “The concept of hegemonic masculinity implies that there is a predominant way of doing gender relations that enforces and elevates the social status of masculine over feminine qualities and privileges some masculine qualities over others”. (McGuffey and Rich, p. 166). Hegemonic masculinity is a form of social power that men hold over women. Young boys support hegemonic masculinity because it not only gives them power over women but it also gives them power over members of their own gender.
Scolding him for scaring her by sliding across her knee a bullwhip that she thinks is a snake, Delia say... ... middle of paper ... ...nd back on those women. Our society expects women to generally serve men, to please men with their beauty, to be that innocent mind that depends men tremendously depend on, to be the helpmate any men would wish to have, and to be the girly woman we men dream of having. That said, when looking at “Sweat” through the feminist and historical lens, Hurston explains the idea of a sexist society full of men exploiting and breaking down women until they dispose them. Works Cited ➢ Champion, Laurie. "Socioeconomics in Selected Short Stories of Zora Neale Hurston."
The feminism components are more main stream than the racial issues. The women at the start of the story are expected to cook, clean, and lay down when told to. They are beaten when they do not obey their husband or man. The men act as if Women are there to serve the man. Celie is forced to have sex with her step father and her husband because she is not strong enough to say no to Albert or her step father.
Alfonso accepts her offers and has sex with her instead of Nettie, while his new wife is sick. Alfonso uses Celie for sex tries and in an attempt to turn the other girls against her he badmouths her and says that she’s a bad influence. He says Celie "ain 't fresh" (isn 't a virgin) and that she is “spoiled” Alfonso sees women as objects and once they have been