But they said each of them, she does not love, she cannot love, it is not. In my nature to love, but she can be kind to you. What she needs is not kindness but love. They only toy with her physical body and do not fulfill her spiritual needs. The pain and the agony of not finding a turn lover torment her and a sense of defeat oppresses her and she finds no way out of this limbo of sex and the vicissitudes of married life.
Upon seeing her husband alive and well Louise realizes that the life she has imagined is not to be. The return of Brently signals a return of the patriarchal oppression in her life, and after imagining herself as an individual and then to be denied the chance to live freely is a punishment far worse than the crime. Louise loses her identity and once again becomes "his wife." Richards once more tries to protect her, a helpless woman, by attempting to block her view from her husband, because of the fragile state of her heart. Mrs. Mallard's strengths are gone, never to be acknowledged by the men in her life.
Throughout the course of this novel Edna is coming to the realization that she is extremely unhappy with her married life, and she wishes to be free from the oppression that she feels with the relationship with her husband. Unfortunately for Edna divorce at this time is unheard of, and would be regarded as a disgrace to Edna as well as her family. Edna’s unhappiness with her marriage leaves her with few choices; she can remain in her marriage and be miserable, or she can leave her husband and face the consequences. Edna, however, does not have the heart for either of these choices, and escapes the pain of he... ... middle of paper ... ...l not result from a new house, or her painting, or even her love for Robert, but instead will be much more difficult for her to obtain. It is this realization, as well as the oppression she feels from her marriage and the suppression she feels from her children that lead Edna to commit suicide, for she realizes that is the only way she will truly be able to escape her troublesome life.
She feels the pressure of not having the financial stability to support her home, children, and lifestyle; therefore she resents her children and her husband. “Children who are rejected by their parents experience more personality disorders and behavior problems in adolescence and adulthood than those whose parents accept them” (Erkan, 2010). Sadly, this was the case with Paul because of his mother’s lack of acceptance for him. Due to the fact that the mother could ... ... middle of paper ... ...be the death of a person. Works Cited Bayley, N. (1940).
This oppression causes the narrator, who is suffering from what is probably a post-partum depression, to sink lower and lower into the depths of insanity. Her cries for help go unheeded by her husband and she eventually loses sanity completely. On a symbolic level, this failure of the narrator to survive in the face of societal oppression can be seen as a warning to society. Gilman was warning the men of society that they could not continue to deny women opportunities for equality without suffering the consequences. Gilman's female narrator, who either chooses not to fight for her rights or was unable to do so, loses her sanity at the hands of her well-meaning husband.
This book has very sad overtones. It is concerned with the human struggle for happiness in life, or maybe just contentment. Just about every main character, present and past, seems to be involved in some inner turmoil. Carmen is struggling with her own identity and her unhappiness in her marriage to Paul. She feels she plays a role of dutiful wife as she was brought up to be, but that the marriage really has no strong foundation and she and her husband have nothing in common.
0729-0046 page 6 the men doesn’t seem to protect their family pride because Medea was banish and Jason didn 't even protect them and save his family’s pride. The character Medea, leaves an imprint on the readers that it 's unfair for the women in the Greek society where they have no power to do anything. The women were being mistreated by their own husbands and other men as well just because they are women. Medea is seen to be depressed, sad, and heartbroken by Jason. Having another woman proves the wrongdoings of a man.
Nora was unsure how to get money in this situation, made a deceitful decision, and hid it from her husband. This was an example of why the women were powerless in this time, it was clear they were unable to handle the issues they were faced
The effects of masculine structures and expectations from women pervade throughout the story. Virginia Woolf remains in Richmond because her husband is obeying the doctors even though she obviously dislikes Richmond. Laura was so devastated because she could not make the perfect cake for her husband. She was trying to play the role of the perfect mother and wife even though she was very unhappy. Clarrisan Vaughan spent so much time planning for a party that Richard did not want to attend.
Her marriage does not match her naively romantic expectations, and she lapses into a state of boredom and restlessness. After some time as Madame Bovary, Emma becomes pregnant, and in an attempt to revive her ill health her husband gives up everything he has and moves to a new town. However Emma does not see the sacrifice that he has made, but only sees where he has fallen short of her high e... ... middle of paper ... ... no real feelings for him, but she also included the art teacher and her girls in her scheme to fulfill her relationship with the art teacher. Although morally wrong and emotionally damaging to her girls, Miss Brodie encouraged her girls to have an affair with their former art teacher so that in some way she could be a part of his life. Because she completely overstepped her boundaries and put both the girls and the art teacher in morally and legally wrong situation for her own benefit and did not recognize the trauma and the responsibility her actions carried, Miss Brodie continued to be completely self-centered and without objectivity.