Celie and Albert in The Color Purple The relationship between Celie and Albert went through many changes throughout this novel. Albert, or Mr._________, was a man who seem to be a person who was very angry, powerful and hateful. His father was a man who believed that love was not the point while trying to find a good wife, obedience was. The woman didn't have to be attractive, rich or one who was in love, all she had to do was cook, clean and tend to the children. Albert was taught that this was the way to an successful life.
He was unlike his father who used his past as an excuse for his behavior. Since Huck had no mother and his father was pretty much out of the picture, Huck spent most of his life with the Widow Douglas. The Wi... ... middle of paper ... ...me. Tom’s aunt and uncle thanked Jim for helping Tom and gave him anything he wanted. Tom’s Aunt Sally offered to adopt Huck, but Huck” [thought] it was time for him to head for the territory ahead of the rest because he knew she wanted to … sivilize [him], and he couldn’t stand it.
Men were the dominant, authoritative heads of the house whose work was outside the home. Women are expected to take of all the needs of men and the work in the home. The narrator in “Boys and Girls” tries not to become a stereotypical woman, but in the end gives into the unwritten rules of women during that time. The narrator and her brother effectively symbolize the roles of men and women in that society. The narrator is forced to do female oriented jobs, which she thoroughly hates, while her brother is allowed to do whatever he wants.
Troy run away from his house to be on his own at a very young age because he never receive the love and respect he desires from his family, so he come around to repeat what his father had done because of the failure to see that the time had changed around him. Independence ties with Masculinity that Troy possess. Back in the 1950 a man who work for a whole family was normal and woman stays home to take care of the kids. Power dominance of the male figure is a big problem than segregation was at the time, but it was slowly changing. So, Troy fails to see the way from the future Troy is still living in the past because that is all he knows about growing a family.
Okonkwo never wanted to be like his father and it eventually got to the point where he became fearful of becoming like him. Achebe uses the power of fear as a theme of to show how much it can devastate one’s outside personality and how it will never change who and what they are from the inside by using the literary devices of irony and tragedy. Ever since Okonkwo was young, he was afraid to be the man his father was. His father was a poor man in debt who had not taken any titles in his lifetime. In Okonkwo’s culture, this kind of man with no titles was considered a woman.
She had no career, she only had the job of taking care of her children, cooking, and cleaning her home. Her husband took up the career part, being the provider for the family. To this day, a lot of men still believe in that stereotype. They believe that they should have the career and be the provider of the family while the women stay home, take care of the children, cooking, and cleaning the house while the men are away at work. Some women do choose this path because they want to, but the matter is that the stereotype should not exist at all, letting all men know that women are only good for those few reasons.
Jim condemns the idea without raising his voice or emoting anger, but stating his reason that he is concerned for Bud’s safety; since, the stone quarry i... ... middle of paper ... ...nt, and children begin to defy their parents. Children in the Fifties growing up expected their parents to set the example by not being rigid or setting a standard to live by. The Fifties introduced children independency by living on their own and making their parents appease their every need. The mother was always the concerned parent looking out for their children, while the father handled disciplinary actions and tried to resolve conflicts. In both, “Live My Own Life” and “The Veldt” the parents were not able to handle their situation attentively, resulted in their child’s opposition.
Franz’s mother Julie was similar; although she didn’t grow up in poverty, she also worked to support the family, leaving Franz with a governess. Due to the regular absences of his parents, Franz felt abandoned by them. Their high expectations only made him hate them more. Although an impartial observer would likely say that F... ... middle of paper ... ...tant. and the only important thing was what he decided was important.
Moreover, he thinks that it will cost a lot of money to renovate the house and after something changed it would be other objects whole house, but the truly is because he might not care what she really wants and the situation of her marriage. He declin... ... middle of paper ... ...is wife think for herself. Most of the time when she asks John for anything or tries to tell him anything, he always ignores her. As a result, it becomes clear that the narrator’s unhappiness seems directly linked to the fact that she is being treated like a child when her husband has confined her to upstairs bedroom which is a nursery room and is not allowed to leave her cage. Even though this story was written 120 years ago, but it is still apparent in today’s society.
Emily was in love with her father, she used her sweetheart as her father replacement, and she wanted to keep her sweethearts body. Growing up Emily’s father, Mr. Gierson, made her stay in the house and not socialize with others. He taught her that he was only trying to protect her from the outside world. Mr.Gierson was a rude man who felt that things should go his way; therefore, his daughter hopelessly fell for him because she did not know any oth...