He pleads with Emily and tries to calm her often, but underneath his calm and passive mask Martin’s fear and worry for his children causes him to despise Emily’s behavior. "His youth was being frittered away by a drunkard’s waste, his very manhood subtly undermined." Two events that worried Martin the most were when Emily was making cinnamon toast for the children, she accidentally used cayenne instead of cinnamon. Their son, Andy, took a bite of the toast and cried because it burned his mouth. The other mistake that Emily made was while bathing her baby, she dropped Marianne and cut the child’s fragile head on a table.
Mariam, the illegitimate child of a wealthy businessman from Heart who lacked the courage to marry Nana, Mariam’s mother after having dishonored her. After the suicide of Nana, Jalil is compelled by circumstances to refuge to Mariam. Mariam resents to the limited place in her father's life. On her arrival in Jalil’s house she is exposed to the realities of life and she realizes that her father's place is her life has completely turned since his other wives considered her to be a burden then an asset. She is discriminated at every juncture.
Due to the alcohol which flows at the party, Geroge and Martha get into an argument. During the argument George is made to feel that his job is due to Martha’s father and the conflict mounts as they both begin to “scorn eachother” (Falsafi, et al 2011). Martha belittles Georges manhood in front of the other couple and George in turn presents a “counterfeiting telegram” indicating the death of their son (Falsafi, et al. 2011). Needless to say, Nick and Honey and the audience then discover that they didn’t have a son and none ever existed.
Big Mama lies to herself, think all the cruel things Big Daddy says are just jokes. She also lies to herself by thinking that a child from Maggie and Brick would turn Brick into a non-drinking, family man qualified to take over the family place. Big Daddy is even wrapped up in the mendacity. He admits to Brick that he is tired of letting all the lies. He has lied for years about his feelings for his wife, his son Gooper and his daughter-in-law Mae, he says he loves them, when in fact he can't stand any of them.
As a result of Blake?s many one night of stands, in which he manipulates women to sleep with him, he loses his wife, son, and friends. He is so incredibly shallow and self-involved that he married his wife for her beauty alone; he has no attraction to her in her old age. He does not even pretend to love his wife ?the physical charms that had been her only attraction were gone? (554). His neighbors and friends hear of the evil Blake has done to his own wife, and as a result they reject Blake as a friend.
A good example for the harsh contrasts is Alymer himself and his assistent, Aminadab. Alymer is said to represent the purely "spiritual" part, whereas Aminadab is solely "physical." Alymer's categorial thinking leads to idolize his wife. He refuses to allow her fault, instead, he makes her insecure with his incessant stares and questions regarding the virth-mark. He is a perfectionist and will not rest until his wife is flawless, even it may cost her dearly.
Each one of them wants to be the most powerful, to have the upper hand in the relationship. Both Martha and George seem to be afraid to communicate with each other in a sincere way. It is easier to be mean and hide their true feelings. Drinking heavily every day is their way of masking their true emotions from one another and from them selves. Martha is always ordering George around, to get her another drink, answer the door, pocking fun at the job George has and how Martha "wears the pants... ... middle of paper ... ... off; who can make me laugh, and I choke it back in my throat; who can hold me, at night, so that it's warm, ... who can make me happy and I do not wish to be happy, and yes I do wish to be happy...
Emily’s juvenile appearance is symbolic of her sexual immaturity because her father deprived her of her many chances to marry. As a result, Emily goes to extreme lengths to control her life when it becomes apparent that Homer is uninterested in marriage. Emily killed Homer in order to take command of her life, something she has been unable to do while her father was still alive. As time progresses, Homer “disappears” and Emily’s chance at marriage is gone. Her hair is described as, “vigorous iron-gray, like the hair of an active man” (5).
However in the words of Preston Fambrough, “Amanda is unjust to Tom in blaming him for the failure of her ham-handed campaign to ensure a suitable husband for daughter Laura, unreasonably faulting him for not knowing that the gentleman caller was engaged to be married and forgetting that Tom tried to dissuade her from the ill-fated scheme in the first place” (Fambrough 100). Tom subsequently runs away for being falsely accused and not respected. The play prompts the audience to ask whether or not Tom was justified in leaving his family behind because they didn’t respect him as the main contributor for their wellbeing. Tom is
that create an exciting plot and unite the general themes of both novels. The evident motif that you see in both novels is madness. After giving away all his land to his two daughters that flattered him with words he wanted to hear, King Lear suffers greatly during the play because of the cruelties inflicted upon him. Cordelia the only daughter that truly loves him is disowned, because she chose not to say anything. The two ungrateful daughters contempt and slowly take away all his powers and strip him of his dignity.