He said in them the “monarchy was a thing of the past” and “his father was out of touch”. Edward enjoyed hobbies such as race – riding, flying, Socializing in nightclubs, he became a fashionable leader in London society, his Life was strict, the royal family had to keep their reputation and this often led to Edward rebelling. Edward exercised excessively, almost punishing himself, he was on the verge of anorexia, he worried constantly about the way he looked particularly about the thinness of his legs, he had slight OCD, an unusual manner of speaking, social insensitivity and had nervous tics such as constant fiddling, some believe Edward may have suffered from Autism or Asperger's... ... middle of paper ... ...y 28 1972, from cancer, he was almost 78. Wallis became bedridden and secluded from the world. She died on April 24 1986; at almost 90 years old.
Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin, as she was named at birth, was born to two intellectual rebels of their day, William Godwin and Mary Wollstonecraft, on August 30th, 1797. Mary Wollstonecraft was the celebrated author of A Vindication of the Right's of Woman (Mary Shelley Biography). Godwin was the author of An Enquiry Concerning Political Justice. Just twelve days, later her mother would pass away due to puerperal fever (Garrett 9). This left William to care for Mary and Fanny Imlay, Mary's three-year-old half sister.
His many interests caused a “lack of application to government business and administration” (The Royal Household 2009). Henry VIII was ‘born into a very structured and disciplined world” surrounded by women, while his “elder brother Arthur… had an entirely separate life” (Hutchinson 2011). Unlike Henry, Arthur had learnt “the duties of a king, complete with his own household and council” (Hutchinson 2011). His relationship with women motivated him to pursue a woman to marry, in order to “ensure the succession of his crown” (A&E Networks 2014). His misfortune and obsession of providing England with an heir to the throne made him a bitter, unfulfilled man.
Winston Churchill was a writer and dominant leader of Britain born in a mansion in 1874 to unaffectionate parents he strived to please. His critical father was a politician who did not do well after his life in politics. Churchill was told by his farther that he would never amount to anything (D’Este 32, 34, 373). Churchill’s mother was a powerful woman, a daughter of a millionaire and a socialite, who Churchill admired although she was also distant with her children (D’Este 7). Churchill’s childhood foundation shaped him to become a demanding and relentless leader of Great Britain.
Her father owned a publishing company so, at a young of 13, she published her first work, Mounseer Nongtongspaw, which is a verse poem. She never knew her biological mother and hated her stepmother because she was the exact opposite of her real mother. As a result of this hatred, she was sent to Dundee by her father and when she returned to London, she was introduced to her future husband, Percy Bisshe Shelley. After meeting for the first time in 1812 at a dinner hosted by her parents, they did not see each other again until 1814 when they became very close. Mary’s father did not support the couple at first and tried to separate them .
Mr Bennet is a kind gentleman who married his wife while she was still young. Mrs. Bennet is quite the opposite as she is very talkative and fussy and does not know the full extent of embarrassment that she has caused to her family. The story uses a third-person omniscient narrative type which follows the second eldest daughter, Elizabeth. Elizabeth (or Lizzy as she is sometimes known) is the pride of her father, and she and Jane confined in each other as much as they can. Whilst their mother wishes for them to get married to the richest and powerful man, the contrary wishes of Jane and Elizabeth are to marry for love.
She married him only because she had to for his wealth and reputation. Daisy finds out that Tom has an affair with another woman in New York, but she does not leave him when Gatsby gave her the chance to. Tom also seems abusive towards her both physically and mentally, and he does not show much affection to her. When Nick visited the gorgeous Buchanan’s mansion, Daisy kept asking stupid questions and making useless comments: “Do you always watch for the longest days of the year and then miss it? I always watch for the longest day of the year and miss it” (16).
She believes it is the best thing for her, but does not think of how being marrying so young might affect her. According to Nick; "For Daisy was young and her artificial world was redolent of orchids and pleasant, cheerful snobbery and orchestras... and all the time something within her was crying for a decision." (151) Daisy was ready to settle down and get married, but not just with any guy. She wanted the best, richest, good-looking, most powerful bachelor in town. What Daisy did not know was that marrying Tom Buchanan was the worst mistake she could make.
Yet Daisy is very materialistic and Tom, a very rich man came into place and Daisy married him instead of waiting for Gatsby like she had promised. Gatsby waited for Daisy but she did not wait for him, and instead married Tom just for his money. This shows how there relationship has been riddled with lies since the very beginning of the story. The relationship between Myrtle and her husband is insincere, loveless, and dead. Myrtles husband George, who is lifeless, poor, and often dirty, owns a garage in the valley of ashes.
American socialite Wallis Simpson, the “Woman” if she was even a woman, king Edward Viii gave up his throne for, there is a lot of speculation about this illicit relationship, Why was Edward so attracted to Wallis, she was neither young nor beautiful, she was square-jawed and masculine, her voice was “scratchy” she often sounded like she had a cheese grater in her throat when she spoke, so why did Edward abdicate the throne for her? What was so great about Wallis Simpson and was Edwards “love” for her “love” or just obsession, did Edward just thrive on being controlled and manipulated and treated as a child? Did Edward corner Wallis into getting married; did she feel obliged after what she put everyone through? Did she want to get out of her suicidal lover's obsessive clutches, Or did Wallis love the power, Jewellery, attention, money and control she could have over the king of England, The most powerful man in Britain at that time, we can’t know exactly what really happened or the type of relationship they had so we just speculate. We will examine what would later be called the abdication crisis and determine our own opinion of the rumours surrounding Wallis Simpson.