Society’s gender infrastructure has changed since the 1920’s and the nineteen amendment that allowed women the right to vote. Or so we thought, many of the gender expectations that were engraved into our early society still remain intact today. Women for many people still mean an immaterial, negligible, and frivolous part of our society. However, whatever the meaning of the word women one has, the same picture is always painted; that of a housewife, mother, and daughter. Women are expected to fallow the structural identity of living under her husband 's submissions.
His compliment to her about her flowers leads her to feel obligate to allow him to enter her world. The tinkerman asks Elisa to help another lady, Elisa feels strong and ¡§tight with eagerness.¡¨ After giving the instructions, Elisa feels proud and good. After hearing the tinkerman¡¦s description of his profession, Elisa wishes to explore more with him, ¡§it must be very nice. I wish women could do such things." The disappointment for Elisa follows her wishes, the tinkerman says ¡§it ain¡¦t the right kind of a life for a woman.¡¨ The time has come, Elisa must let the tinkerman go on to his own adventure, but in their exchange, Elisa gain confidence and realize how beautiful she can be.
Wha... ... middle of paper ... ...ery differently for the sisters especially as Elizabeth had turned down one proposal. If she had not married Darcy it would be very unlikely that she would have time to meet another man who would marry her as she would be considered to be too old for marriage and therefore not a good match. To me, this novel shows women living a live without fulfilment or interest. Women were seen as objects that completed a household and were looked upon the same as a beautiful statue or piece of art work. This lifestyle seems quite stifling and the lack of rights that women had at this time seems brutally unfair and backwards.
Also the way men and women communicate are very different. Men are very different than women they do not like to communicate as much like women. Men don’t talk about their problems and women love to talk about them. Communication is seen as one major cause leading to a relationship failure. When couples get married the women is always looking for a good comuincator.
As she is working, Elisa's husband approaches her small garden and comments on her gifts with flowers. Her reaction is a little smug, even defensive as she sharpens her eyes and insists she has planter's hands, and could even work in the apple orchard. She wants it to be clear that she can do more than grow some pretty flowers; she can work like any other man and make things grow. Here, we can see that Elisa keeps her distance from her own husband, as she keeps him out of her garden and behind the wire fence. While she is working in her garden, a man approaches Elisa asking for directions and some work fixing pots or sharpening scissors.
Janie's wild and young spirit is trapped within her and she plays the role of a silent and obeying wife. But her true identity cannot withhold itself for she has ambitions and she wills to see the world and find love. There was a lack of trust and communication between Logan and Janie. Because of the negative feelings Janie has towards Logan, she deems that this marriage is not what she desires it to be. The pear tree and the bees had a natural att... ... middle of paper ... ...d feels that she is lucky to have him.
Medlock. Mrs. Medlock is only in charge of Mary, but little do they know, they both have alot in common relating to the garden. The garden also connects to Mrs. Medlock’s feelings such as when she sees Colin walking in the garden, when she opens up the windows, and when she is asked “you locked her in?”. When Mrs. Medlock sees Colin walking in the garden, she is very happy and excited for him but she is also a little emotional. She may be emotional because of how successful he has become and is glad that he is happy.
The novel Jasmine by Bharati Mukherjee is an incredible story about the transformation and life experiences of a Panjabi girl from India. The life of Jyoti is told from her point of view when she is twenty-four years old, and pregnant with the baby of Bud Ripplemeyer, a crippled banker who is more than twice Jyoti’s age. During the span of two months in Iowa, Jyoti narrates her biographical experiences in Punjab and in America as she strives to become independent. Jasmine illustrates that when one’s relationships go through changes, it will impact one’s identity. Born in Hasnapur in India, Jyoti is said to be the most beautiful and clever person in her family.
Love in Zora Neale Hurston's Their Eyes Were Watching God The novel Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston (1937) is a search for self-fulfillment and true love. On a porch in a small town called Eatonville a story is told about an attractive African American women's journey. Her name is Janie Crawford. Her struggle to find companionship and herself starts as a young girl who had lost both of her parents. She lives with her grandmother who is a nanny for a wealthy white family.
Despite the fact that Dozie was a “better climber” she avoids breaking the gender stereotypes and instead picks up the fruits which fell from the tree. Nonso being on the tree symbolizes his status in life and how he was above the grandma and girl because they were in the bottom waiting for him to shake the tree. This demonstrates how women are dependent on men to do everything. They abide by what the man says and have no say in what happens. Due to the grandmas actions and attitude it is clear who her favorite child is.