A greatly noticeable difference between men and women is the power aspects of masculinity and femininity. Men seem most comfortable in situations where the power structure and its laws are clear to them. Competition is another trait of the masculine personality. He competes in order to gain control since, according to him, the strongest and mos... ... middle of paper ... ... difference between what a man wants from a woman and vice versa. The man makes it possible for the woman to express her femininity by taking responsibility for her.
In women and men, both respectfully, there exist many obvious differences that may sometimes overshadow some similarities. Some of the more common identities familiarized with the males are their independence and sometimes exaggerated aggressiveness. Males also tend to be more focused on tasks and connections when with larger groups. The women, on the other hand, tend to be more interdependent, less aggressive, more sharing, more imitation of relationship and intimate discussion, more charitable, more empathetic, more likely to smile, more sensitive, and more skilled at expressing emotions non-verbally. Let’s face it males, women are the super humans.
Everyone has a different perception of what is attractive. Females tend to be more attracted to men who display more masculinity and symmetry. Symmetry of the face including, cheekbones, jaw width, and height and width of eyes, is considered favorable to women because it can show developmental stability and a higher genetic quality (Danel & Powlowski, 2007). Men tend to be more attracted to women who have more reproductive potential and a healthy body type. Men prefer to be with a woman that he not only finds appealing to the eye, but also physically able to bear children.
A superiority complex is an attitude of superiority that often conceals actual feelings of inferiority and failure. The majority of people who suffer from a superiority complex feel inadequate somewhere deep inside themselves and as a result, treat others as lesser. They consider themselves to be superior to those surrounding them and are often condescending, quick to judge, and observant of the flaws of others. Yet they somehow manage to always overlook their own imperfections. Both Connie, a teenage girl with an inclination towards independence who is enamored with herself, and Grandmother, a self proclaimed lady who is stuck in the past and has no qualms about manipulating others in order to obtain what she desires, have superiority complexes that do not shatter until they are in the face of peril.
Both men and women suffer from jealousy on an equal footing . The exact origin and jealousy can be found in a motley of different emotions that are not always irrational to be honest. It is a combination of fear and insecurity of losing priceless possession or person . Many psychologists jealousy refer directly to the lack of self-confidence in the relationship . After a while jealousy , promotes himself and begins to captivate the normal routine of the people , and turns his life into an absolute disaster .
When Emma searches only to help the cause by trying to keep their possessions she is mocked... ... middle of paper ... ...shes the inferior aspect of women in this book. From the ideas pushed across in these books through characters and relationships we can see women being pushed down as the inferior sex to men. In the grand scheme of all the novels it creates the image of women not being as powerful as men. These stories greatly reflect the real world and how in the past women have been viewed inferior to men. They show how society affects individuals minds to believe this is true and we often fall subject to this evil without a second thought.
The portrayal of women greatly influenced the way John Steinbeck wrote this story. In The Chrysanthemums, John Steinbeck intends to suggest that all women are not equal to men in society. Elisa understands this when she is not able to take part in the same male oriented activities that her husband takes part in. Elisa is seen as a lesser of a person just because of her gender. That demoralism of women leads me to believe that Steinbeck thought all women were insignificant.
From John Reed and his self-righteous attitude, to Rochester’s internal battle in regards to the treatment of women, Charlotte Brontë demonstrates that sexism—inherent in a patriarchal society—has an adverse affect on both men and women. ... ... middle of paper ... ...iarchal right, he ended up squandering his inheritance and then committing suicide. The end result is simple. The effect of a patriarchal society, and sexism that is inherent, is that there is a negative result on both men and women. Patriarchal societies that discriminate against women simply because of their perceived weakness, is no more empowering of men as it is disenfranchises women.
The themes of aloofness and pride keeping people separate and prejudice causing people to make quick assumptions is what is paper is to address. Mr. Bennet’s aloofness caused him to neglect his daughters, which then further caused Lydia’s silliness that almost ruined the family. Mr. Collins is very prideful and his pride causes him so much ignorance that people think him a fool and he is never aware. Mr. Darcy’s pride causes him to appear cold which makes him unfavorable to the one he loves. These are all examples of pride and how they can be the downfall to characters.
Alexander Pope, the author of The Rape of the Lock, writes this poem of a woman, Belinda, who he criticizes upon his heroic-comical ways. Throughout this epic poem Pope judges this young lady, Belinda, for her looks, her thoughts, and her beliefs. Pope creates an image of what he believes is true about women through the way Belinda dresses, how she acts, and how she thinks. He uses irony to mock this woman and to assure that his thoughts are not only about Belinda herself but in all the women in general. Alexander Pope treats women as disorganized, hypocritical, all about beauty, and unintelligent and unfocused in his mock-epic poem, The Rape of the Lock.