Her husband, the person who vowed to be with her the rest of her life, talks to her like she is not worth anything. Along with the Renaissance time periods beliefs, Iago displays inadequate ho... ... middle of paper ... ...r husbands. Although a minor character in William Shakespeare’s tragic play Othello, Emilia exists as a vital component to revealing his views on women being obsequious to their husbands and his negative connotation on marriage. Emilia’s decision to remain silent drives the play and in the end causes it to turn tragic with multiple deaths. Desdemona and Emilia can be perceived as a foil to each other because of their different beliefs for women’s roles in marriage.
Anne Bradstreet's Poem "To my Dear and Loving Husband" Anne Bradstreet?s poem, ?To my Dear and Loving Husband? presents a beautiful love theme. "Of ever two were one, then surely we" (1). This quotation is important because Bradstreet is pointing out that she does not feel as though she is one individual person. And one of the first questions that come to my mind is if Bradstreet was trying to make a point for all wives to be that way or she felt insecure about her own self.
Why does he treat her so cruelly? Through the very text in which he scolds her, we can uncover some answers that reveal that the contempt he exhibits for her is not really hatred but true love. I will also examine how this interpretation facilitates the understanding of other issues in Hamlet. Queen Gertrude is the first woman in Hamlet's life and as such she remains the yardstick by which Hamlet measures the other sex. Undoubtedly we have read the references made to his mother's infidelity and how this has made Hamlet bitter toward the prospect of marriage and children (3.1.
Her effort in making Othello feel loved was just not working out how she wanted it to be. As Iago started to manipulate Othello by persuading him that Desdemona was the bad person, Desdemona was blamed and made to feel victimized for an act she didn’t commit. She somehow said the right things at the wrong time without realizing what effect it had on her husband. Desdemona always told Othello to hire Cassio back into his position, which had only made Othello more angry. When Othello called his wife a whore, she allowed her husband to call her names if it made him happy.
The course of this paper will iterate what the poem For Deliverance from a Fever by Anne Bradstreet means to me. I believe that Anne Bradstreet’s main purpose in writing this poem was not for the entertainment of readers, but for her to escape the oppression of women in the Puritan times. My reasoning behind this hypothesis being that this whole poem is just a prayer to God to rid her of the sickness, which ailed her. Why would Anne Bradstreet write this poem? I believe that Anne was writing this poetry as a rebellious effort to illustrate that women are just as talented as men, if not more talented.
This statement also hints that the story of his "last duchess" will follow, thus sustaining the interest of the audience. By using dramatic monologue in 'My Last Duchess', the reader feels personally involved in the scene, as if the Duke is directly talking to him. In fact the Duke is speaking to an emissary, who has been sent by a Count to see whether the Duke is an appropriate suitor for his daughter. The lack of response from this envoy however gives the... ... middle of paper ... ...g more of a passionate poem. The poem also uses iamic tetrameter, in order to stress the importance of different syllables of words in the poem.
The Importance of Language in Clare Rossini’s Final Love Note and Louise Gluck’s Mock Orange Love is such an abstract concept for the human mind to figure out. Along with the love of a mother for her child, there are many types of sensual love or brotherly love; friendship is frequently described as a type of love, as well. This abstraction can also be distorted and made to fit into categories that would normally be associated with negativity and abuse not "love." Think of why a woman will continually go back to an abusive spouse with the irrational reason that "he loves me." If he loved you, he wouldn't beat you…Would he?
How is marriage presented in Pride and Prejudice? Marriage is an important theme in the novel ‘‘Pride and Prejudice’’ by Jane Austin and it is portrayed in many different ways. Even the very first line displays this theme, as it says ‘It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune must be in want of a wife,’ which is said by the narrator. This is a clever opening as it brings you straight into the main theme of marriage, while also introducing the subtle theme of satire. The irony of the line is that the truth, and the plot of the book, turns out to be a complete reversal of this phrase, with the point being that it is a single woman of little fortune who must be in want of a husband, preferably of good fortune.
A birthmark normally is not a big deal, but Alymer takes the birthmark into a deeper meaning. He views the birthmark as a spiritual flaw on her character. Removal of the birthmark will make her reach perfection in Alymer’s eyes. He believes the mark symbolizes “his wife’s liability to sin, sorrow, decay, and death.”(2) The narrator hints towards this being nonsense. Aminadab finally gives some sanity in this story when he tells Georgiana that he would not have her remove the birthmark.