Furthermore from paragraph 8 (page 69) "If he had married a white woman from el otro lado..." helps to understand how two different cultures and their conflicting stereotypes can damage relations with the Mexican-American race. She also mentioned on how her father, a native Mexican married down by marrying her Mexican-American mother. Next, from paragraph 37 and paragraph 40 (page76 and 77 respectively) tells me that Clemencia shows her racist views by having strong resentments towards the white women. She purposely tries to afflict pains into their marriages by having affairs with their husbands. She openly confesses that she would think twice hurting women of the same race as her.
The novel a “Thousand Splendid Suns” tells the tale of a oppressing story about two women by the name of Mariam and Lila who undergo tremendous difficulties firstly because they belong to the discriminated gender women. These two women are surrounded by war, domestic abuse, family losses and violence. Hosseini through the use of various imagery and symbolism unearths the plight of women. Novel the "A Thousand Splendid Suns" set against the backdrop of Afghanistan’s recent history it narrates the tale of two woman who were born decades apart but are pitted against each other and brought together through a series of extremely tragic events. Mariam, the illegitimate child of a wealthy businessman from Heart who lacked the courage to marry Nana, Mariam’s mother after having dishonored her.
“A Rose for Emily” is an essay written by William Faulkner in 1931. The story takes place around the late 19th and early 20th century; therefore, during this period in history, there were certain social customs that women had to follow, such as marriage. Women had to obey the laws and rules created by men. Similarity, this story reflects the relationships among the main character, Emily Grierson, a lady from a wealthy, well-respected and proud family, with her father and with the society in her community. Emily’s controlling father, the town people’s gossips, and Homer - her suitor’s rejection drive her insane.
The savages dispel her misconceptions by failing to recognize that she is a woman. Years later, she reminds Jack of how the Indians "brutally stole" her "maidenhood." Since the truth is not interesting enough, she has invented her own myth and comes to believe it. Even Jack is not immune to such illusions. Thirteen years after running away from his adoptive parents, "I was still in love with Mrs. Pendrake as ardently as I had ever been, after all them years and battles and wives.
Regan is the middle daughter of Lear’s three daughters. She is considered to be the lesser evil of her older sister Goneril. Regan is a villain because of the way she treats her father and her marriage. After Goneril kicks their father out of her house, he goes to Regan’s house and she tells him, “You should be ruled.” (Act.2, Sc. 4, ll.
Out of my house!”(77), demonstrating his intense love for his wife. Proctor shows signs of being a tragic hero when he attempts to go into court to save his wife and prove the girls liars. However, he ends up being accused himself. Mary Warren is in court testifying when she suddenly breaks down “hysterically, pointing at Proctor, fearful of him: My name, he want my name.
The characters in this novel are impacted by the conditions of the Chippewa Reservation in North Dakota on which they live. The issues of domestic violence and poverty continually plague the characters in this novel, as they do in real life. Along with conflict, traditional customs and beliefs unite the characters in the novel Love Medicine. For example, the death of June Morrissey, Albertine’s aunt, brings the Kashpaw and Lamartine families together, all back onto the Reservation. On the night of this gathering, King attempts to drown his wife Lynette, who’s white, in the kitchen sink (Erdrich 41).
As the funeral plans are finishing up, Madea’s granddaughter Lisa is preparing to get married at the house. Unbeknownst to Madea and the rest of the family, Lisa’s betrothed, a very successful and rich man named Ronnie, is beating her (IMDb, 2002). Lisa tries to keep her bruises hidden and covered up. A.J., another main character who was Lisa’s first love, decides that he is going to act on it and stop Ronnie. Tina, Lisa’s sister continues to get into more trouble, neglecting her baby, stealing money from her mother Cora, and doing her best to beguile Kevin, Jackie’s husband.
His father decided to leave his mother even before Cholly was born. Fortunately, he was rescued by his Great Aunt Jimmy, who raised him thereafter. He grew an intense love for his Aunt Jimmy, but her death marked the first of many episodes that began a downward spiral of his adolescent life. At Aunt Jimmy’s funeral, Cholly is placed into a traumatic world of racism when two white hunters interrupt him having clumsy sexual intercourse with a young girl, Darlene. He immediately transfers his angry energy to Darlene because he realizes that hating two white men would not be the smartest thing to do in a segregated racist world.
Mariam, an illegitimate child who forced at fifteen into marriage and Laila, the young girl that losing her family after a rocket attack and she is pregnant Tariq’s child. They are married by Rasheed, an old man who is a shoemaker. Both of them experience the violent abuse. Mariam got it after miscarried for numerous time and Laila experiences it after gave birth Aziza. The oppression made them become allies in a battle with Rasheed, whose violent abuse is endorsed by custom and law, who finally killed by Mariam with shovel.