As Linda, she is worried about her husband's health, but instead of just watching she confronts him, acting behind his back, knowing that she ma... ... middle of paper ... ...who keeps it attached together but she is nothing without her husband. Nora is not of the family; she is more modern and independent, moreover her family is totally broken apart. In conclusion, we can see that nor Linda, nor Nora are happy with their situation. Linda is incapable of expressing herself and confronting her husband therefore her husband ends up dead. And Nora has never had real love and has always been living a lie, but she realises this too late, and now she has to reinvent herself.
She does not even have a say in the location or décor of the room she is forced to spend almost even moment in. Furthermore, visitors are absolutely not allowed. She says, 'It is so discouraging not to have any advice and companionship about my work-but he says he would as soon put fireworks in my pillow-case as to let me have those stimulating people about now';(Gilman 635). Mrs. Mallard in 'The Story of an Hour'; had to deal with the same sort of affliction. Her husband had control over her 'body and soul';.
When her favorite son John dies, she sheds not one tear; although she loves him very much. Her inability to communicate her emotions to others leads her to appear as a cold and grumpy woman. Her pride and strength causes her to do what she needs to do, but also she is blinded like the stone angel because she is unable to do what others need from her.
The strange thing about Jack and his mother is they both pretend that their relationship isn’t strained by these issues every time he returns home to Burden’s Landing. However, he cannot stand to be near his mother ... ... middle of paper ... ... trust his mother, and often isn’t able to take many of the women that surround him seriously. Through the novel, Jack is unable to fully contemplate or experience a truly healthy relationship, no matter whether it is between his mother and himself or from observing the interactions between Willie and his wife Lucy. His inability to carry on a healthy relationship with Anne, a woman who he sincerely loves, stunts him emotionally and turns him cold to the world and the people that he works with. But the sources of all of these troubles all originate in his early years in Burden’s Landing, where his mother’s needs eclipsed those of her own child, and as a result injure him later in his life.
Her life has become a world that she no longer wants to endure. She realizes that she has no control over the events that take place in her life, nor will her husband listen to her suggestions or complaints. She is powerless, helpless, and at the complete mercy of her husband, who refuses to accommodate any of her requests. The only choice she had is to suffer mentally and internally in the imprisonment of
She felt anxious, angry, frustrated, powerless and helpless because she could only visited her children once in 1.5months and often could not locate the CPO officer. She felt belittled because she thought her command of English as poor, and no one would spend time to listen to her. c. Behavior Client only cried during counselling session, she relied on the medication to sleep. She relied on the FCC center manager for emotional support. She lied to her employer when she could not make it to work.
No other family or friends truly loved her after she committed that appalling sin, except Pearl, who, no matter how much Hester sinned, would never cease to love her. As Hester pleaded with the men to let Pearl remain in her keeping, she claimed that Pearl provided her sole source of happiness. Pearl gave Hester something to love, and something to take joy in even after the village began looking down on her everywhere she went. Hester had lost so much already, she did not deserve to lose her joy as well. Hester simply could not bear the thought of losing her precious Pearl.
Kate Chopin skillfully places these words at the opening of her story to allow readers to envision Mrs. Mallard as frail. She later goes own to show Mrs. Mallard as being frail from the mental anguished she encountered in her marriage. In our ever-changing society, there are more and more non-traditional families, women are more liberated than previous years and some opt to be single. As Mrs. Mallard retreats to the security of her bedroom to reflect and grieve about her loss, she notices all the rejuvenation of spring out her window. Kate Chopin uses Mrs. Mallard senses to cleverly describe the new life t... ... middle of paper ... ..., Brently Mallard, had now come back to haunt her.
Being disheartened is an obvious reaction to the news of a loved one’s death but it is also a freeing experience. Mrs. Mallard did not want to be delighted in shadow of her husband’s death but when the thought of relieved oppression came to her she could not help herself. She loved her husband but could not understand the peculiar sense of freedom she was feeling. It is hard to imagine how she could feel free and joyous in such an emotionally devastating situation but we have to remember that this story was inscribed in the 1800’s. In those times women were merely possessions of their husbands, they had no individual rights.
“To love someone deeply gives you strength. Being loved by someone deeply gives you courage.”(Lao Tzu). In Kate Chopin’s, “The Story of an Hour”, it tells of a heart trouble married woman, Louise Mallard, who learns that the man she loved and married, Brently has died. Mrs. Mallard’s behavior and emotions have shocked her entire family as she finds it a joyful and powerful event that may change her life for the hour that she has remaining to live. Mrs. Mallard considers his death as a freedom that she has yet longed for over so many years.