But all Janie wants to do is go on adventures, be free have dreams, be able to do things and live her life the way she wants to not the way Nanny wants or even a husband wants. Janie is a very wealthy women, and she doesn’t do anything about it. Money is just an object to Janie... ... middle of paper ... ...re stuck at home being told what they could and couldn’t do. Hurston paints a very interesting picture of what 1930 was for women. But in the end the only thing that was true for both worlds was that the women was the mule for the husband always doing what she was told and never talking back in fear of being beaten.
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Nora thought that the only thing she was missing to be the happiest person on earth was money, and all her problems were going to disappear. Since her husband was going to start a new job she believed that soon her dream was going to come true. All Nora wanted was to have a good life with her family, but what she did not know was that her secret was going to destroy her marriage with Torvald. In act one we see the way Nora behaves and the way Torvald treat Nora. In front of her husband Nora seams submissive and she also acts childish.
Janie was born into a world in which her looks made it easy for her, but also was her downfall. Many guys looked at Janie as just a beautiful woman—no more. None of them could connect with her on an intellectual level or valued what she really had to offer, except Tea Cake. Janie’s lack of maternal and paternal relationships with her parents left her seeking to be loved. Although, Nanny Crawford, Janie’s grandmother, did her best to raise her; Janie still had emptiness in her heart.
Worried for her own and her daughters' futures, she knows that if her girls want money, they have to marry it. Mrs. Hammond encourages her oldest daughter, Lucy, to marry a very wealthy man. Emily, however, falls for a poet who has little regard for money. Because Emily refuses to pollute her heart with greed, she finds true love with Kelroy, which outlives all material pleasures. Without money we cannot survive because it's necessary to provide food, clothing, and shelter.
While Adele wa giving birth, Edna was enjoying her freedom from her children “..she did not miss them except with an occasional intense longing. Their absence was a sort of relief, though she did not admit this, even to herself. It seemed to free her of a responsibility which she had blindly assumed and for which Fate had not fitted her.”(Chopin.25) with her children away , her husband away business , living alone in the pigeon house and her affairs , Edna this very moment was the antithesis of the mother woman. Adele knew of all the things Edna has allowed to suffer for her awakening and was begged Edna to fit the role for her children. But as the audience knows Edna would not give up herself for her children even when she was alone , lonely , and
';(41) Since she was used to getting everything that she wanted, she became haughty and had no respect for other people’s feelings. '; “Why canst thou not always be a good lass, Cathy? '; And she turned her face up to his, and laughed, and answered, “Why cannot you always be a good man, Father? '; (47) Even on his deathbed, Catherine chose to vex her father instead of comforting him. Catherine’s faults, which can be attributed to her rich upbringing, do not endear her to readers.