Taking care of Richard has become Clarissa's reason for living. Because of himself and because of Clarissa, Richard leans farther out the window and plummets to his death. In society, many people who have committed suicide or contemplated suicide don't realize that their loved ones and family are there to support them. The movie ends quietly with Virginia walking into a river in her final attempt to end her sufferings. Throughout this movie Virginia, Laura, and Clarissa have done so many things for their husbands, family, and friends but their feelings of doubt, depression, and lack of belonging so overwhelmed them that it becomes a burden.
Brown felt that she had to have everything perfect ( the incident with the cake), yet, her husband was the middle class successful husband. Brown in the time where the husband would go off to work and the wife would stay home and take care of the family. Brown in the meantime would adore her husband and her family, yet, she would have feelings of despising her husband(he grossing her out with the way he spit over the cake when he blew out the candle on his cake), Brown also desired to get away by way of suicide ( when she checked herself in at the hotel as if she was doing something slutty and in secret) but she did not have the heart to kill herself. What she did was continue to read the book written by Virginia Woolf, whom she was an avid admirer of her. Brown was intrigued with the manner in which Woolf killed herself.
Suicide in the story is left for the reader to interpret whether she killed because her one love has left her or for her own victory. Comparing these stories makes you think if the expressions/or actions of how Chopin was speaking of her marriage was a representation of what most women were going through at that time or for her own advantage within herself. Another example is how she actually died while some say it was due to the shock of seeing her husband again others think differently. Mark Cunningham believes that she died from just too much excitement or from being overjoyed about being free. Mark Cunningham says" I believe that Louise does not see him, and that the cause of her death lies elsewhere: in the jot, which turns out to be more "monstrous" that Louise seems initially to think possible, and resulting emotional strain brought about by her new understanding of her marriage and her supposed sudden freedom from that marriage."
He must desperately grieve over the death that his world has darkened without a beam of sun. “If you do not tell the truth about yourself you cannot tell it about other people” (BrainyQuote 2001). In Mrs. Dalloway, Peter admits that Clarissa has always been charming to him; correspondingly, the man realizes he is hopelessly in love with his wife. He, therefore, comes back to the house where his wife is silently and peacefully waiting for him. Secondly, as stated above, Mrs. Dalloway, who does not dare to express her love to Peter after a period of time, regrets her young decision that her memories ceaselessly surge in her mind.
Astell points out that the marriages with money but no love led to the horrific life of a depressed wife and a life of lust for the husband with other woman. William Congreve shows an audience in 1700 during the premier of the play The Way of the World that a poor marriage leads to unfaithful lust outside of the marriage and those strict rules when inheritance and society are concerned led women to marry men they otherwise would not. Also, marriages stay together when they should be separated or never married at all. Astell's ideas are also portrayed in Samuel Pepys's Diary. Pepys constantly cheats on his wife.
Who’s history can reveal very much” (P. 24). Frank starts dating Vicki, a young southern nurse who has recently divorced her first husband and behaves naively, even though Frank knows that she has seen terrible things in her career and therefore could not be as clos... ... middle of paper ... ...uckett, who visited Frank couple times to share his emotions and feeling and the issues he was facing. One day Walter tried to kiss him, and Frank ordered him out of his house; where he later committed suicide. Frank is constantly doubting himself and life because of the elusiveness of happiness for example, “ Is life itself an illness or a syndrome? Who knows?
Something to work for, or else life becomes boring as Daisy points out many times in the novel. When both men she loves are threatening each other and fighting for her fondness she’s realized what she’s done wrong. She’s fallen into the same trap as Myrtle, being stuck between two men, but she still has feelings for Tom.“I saw them in Santa Barbara when they came back and I thought I’d never seen a girl so mad about her husband. If he left the room for a minute she’d look around uneasily and say ‘Where’s Tom gone?’” (Fitzgerald 83). Gatsby tries to convince Daisy that she loves him and only him, yet Daisy actually loves them both.
The suicidal thoughts throughout many parts of the novel reveals Esther’s mental instability. Esther is very hostile toward Doctor Gordon, and loaths him the minute she walks into his office. Esther hates him because she believes he is perfect with photos set up in his office of his wife and children. Esther thinks, "How could this Doctor help me anyway, with a beautiful wife and beautiful children and a beautiful dog haloing him like the angels on a Christmas card?" (Plath 106).
Once her husband, John, realizes the deepness of depression that his wife is in due to her birth of their child he decides to take action. He decides to isolate his wife from the world for her own betterment. Once arriving in her newfound place of isolation where there is no stimulation, except for her journal, the narrator is placed within a room that is lined with yellow wallpaper. This yellow room is meant to free her from any stresses, but her dislike for the wallpaper concerns her. The pattern of yellow begins to become more of an obsession, being this is her only stimulation due to her confinement.
Anita Desai is one of the prominent novelists of Indian English fiction. She is not only concerned with the social realities, but also explores the hidden niches of human consciousness and meditates upon the existential question of women and their quest for identity in a complex patriarchal world. Her novel, Where Shall We Go This Summer is a story of a middle- aged, over- sensitive woman, Sita who is trapped in familial relationships and finds herself lonely in her own family. She suffers from identity crisis, but towards the end of the novel discovers her real self and solves the question of her existence. The novels of Anita Desai are mainly women oriented.