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Analysis Of The Poem ' The Jungle Husband '

- admitted, writing to a publisher that she did not want her work promoted in Palmers Green where she lived, because “a lot of the people here are in the novels and poems” according to William May, who wrote reviews on a number of Smith’s poems in the Oxford Journals (324). May infers that in “The Jungle Husband”, Evelyn must have been a middle class wife, at home sitting in a very tidy sitting room, knitting, or perhaps sipping tea with a friend. (332). From my interpretation, I believe that Evelyn most likely had lived in a somewhat sheltered, closeted environment, which gives her hardly any conception of her husband 's daily experiences-for she has never worked outside the home....   [tags: Marriage, Husband, Wife, Poetry]

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An Ideal Husband By Oscar Wilde

- An Ideal Husband is a play written by Oscar Wilde. The play focuses on the subject of a perfect husband in a marriage. The play is set during the Victorian era in London, England. The scene starts out at a dinner party hosted by Sir Robert Chiltern and his wife Lady Gertrude Chiltern. The primary guests at the dinner party are Lord Goring and Mrs. Cheveley. Mrs. Cheveley is the antagonist in the play she blackmails Sir Robert and tries to destroy his marriage by digging up a secret in his past and ruining his political image....   [tags: Marriage, Love, Husband, Wife]

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The Problem Of The Husband Now Face

- The problem the husband now face was one he created all his own. When trying to break down another person’s wall and getting them to really open up, the first person must handle it delicately and not give them reason to reinforce their walls. This is the husband’s misstep for, “he acts instinctually; he fails to understand that she cannot do the same, because he is not think of these things; he only lives by them” (Oster 196). He allows for his own ideas of grieving, or lack thereof, to enter into the equation and be added to the miscommunication that is already occurring, by stating: I do think, though, you overdo it a little....   [tags: Marriage, Thought, Husband, The Wall]

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Who Is A Good Husband?

- Husband and wife agreement will make the family becomes more happier in their real life. To have a good family, both husband and wife should be switching their role sometimes. Beside a good wife, there would be a good husband also, but how to be a good husband at all is a big question for many people. In some case, a good husband usually has some characteristics that include: loving, responsible, and respectful. First of all, loving is one of the characteristics that makes the men become a good husband....   [tags: Marriage, Husband, Family, Respect]

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Husband : From Sweat Heart

- Husband: sweat heart wife : yes Honey Husband: did i ever let you that you are the best thing that ever happened to me wife : yes you said that all the time Husband: living without you is like living without myself wife : oh that is so sweet. If God didn’t create you,I would have done it. i love you Husband: I love you too (Couple year after) wife : why are donin g that to are such a jerk Husband: really. you are too much selfish, self centered. I can not deal with you anymore....   [tags: Marriage, Wife, Husband, Causality]

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Oscar Wilde 's An Ideal Husband

- A very intelligent novelist, Oscar Wilde, catches his reader’s attention in his satirical play, An Ideal Husband, through a humorous drama filled political scandal and blackmail. Wilde sucks his audience into the romantic comedy by placing the reader with the characters throughout all their battles—in which he points out their bad habits and their faults. Wilde accomplishes drawing readers in by creating the satirical message of his play through satirical elements such as exaggeration, sarcasm, and irony....   [tags: Irony, Sarcasm, Oscar Wilde, An Ideal Husband]

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Writing Down Things That She Makes A Better Husband

- Moreover, writing down things that she finds meaningful can help you surprise her with meaningful things. For instance, if she talks about how much she loves a certain type of food, you can write that down on your personal calendar and use it to make her a nice surprise supper in the future. Basically, showing her that you care enough to remember the things that she cares about is an easy trick on how to become a better husband. It just requires your brain to connect the dots: wife likes - take notes - surprise her by remembering....   [tags: Marriage, Husband, Wife, 2006 singles]

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Love in Anne Bradstreet's "To my Dear and Loving Husband"

- “LOVE”, a simple word with four letters, sounds very simple but has a vast and deep meaning. From the very ancient time till today there have always been a topic called “Love” in every work of literature. Even in the ancient Biblical times, we see “Love” carried a deeper meaning. Several chapters and verses from the Holy Book are the evidence that “Love” existed during that period too, be it God’s love to all His people, or a man’s love to his wife, or vice-versa. The book of Genesis not only talks about the history and origin of the world, but also talks about several things on “Love”....   [tags: Anne Bradstreet, my Dear and Loving Husband, marri]

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Social And Legal Convention : Zh Ā Le 's Husband Became The Master Of Her Life

- After her marriage, Zhāle’s husband became the master of her life, due to the norm of husbands being “the God of Women”. In Iranian society, women were expected to be subservient, “an acquiescent effigy”, whereas their husbands were supposed to be the “boasting sculptor”. This traditional social and legal convention caused Zhāle to despise her life with her husband. Her marriage was mismatched as she was a sensitive soul who yearned for love and affection whereas her husband was the leader of the bakhtiari tribe, a stern man who had taken a wife to fulfill typical household duties....   [tags: Marriage, Wife, Husband, Family]

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An Ideal Husband

- Set in the late nineteenth century, Oscar Wilde’s An Ideal Husband points out that the individuals are flawed as introduced by the irony of the play’s title. In this play, Sir Robert Chiltern is a man of wealth and power and is viewed as an ideal husband by his wife, Lady Chiltern. Though he appears to be faultless, he does in fact have an imperfection. The spurious origin of Sir Robert’s successful career and status can be traced to his prior indiscretion, but this secret must be kept confidential, if not, then this will ruin his marriage and career....   [tags: Literary Analysis]

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The Relationship Of The Narrator And Her Husband

- The relationship of the narrator and her husband, John, is one that of the time period. The narrator has no other choice but to be obedient to her husband and the things he asked of her, though that isn’t much at the time, due to the recent birth of a child and the “mental state” of the narrator. Though the house seems to intrigue her to an extent, John has her in a room she doesn’t really like and has her isolated for most everything and everyone. He treats the narrator as though she is a child and dismisses her thoughts and ideas, even of her own health and what may help her get better....   [tags: Woman, Childbirth, Psychology, Wife]

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The Glass Menagerie: A Quest for a Husband

- The Glass Menagerie Thesis statement In this paper I have attempted to give a detailed view of what the young girl Laura (depiction of Williams’s sister) has gone through in her mother’s (Williams’s mother) quest to find a husband for her, the agony she has experienced, and Tom’s (Williams) rebellious attitude towards life. While Tom wants to live and cherish his own life, he finds it difficult to fulfill this desire. In my hypotheses Laura, the crippled girl remains the fragile piece of glass. The Glass Menagerie was an autobiographical play by Tennessee Williams about him, his mother, and sister (Falk)....   [tags: marriage, figurines, fragile]

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I Am A Father And A Husband

- I am a father and a husband that is who I am. I have five children, three daughters that range in age from twenty-six to two years old and two step-sons ages twelve and nine. My perception of people is influenced by what I do what I have lived through and what I have witnessed or experienced. I have worked as a Police Officer for over eighteen years now and prior to that I served in the United States Navy for ten years. I was born and raised in New Jersey but I have lived in South Carolina, Texas, California, Hawaii and now Kansas....   [tags: Conscription, Military, Military history]

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The Wife Of A Successful Husband

- Mary Margaret Farren was the wife of a successful husband. Among other things, at one point J. Michael Farren served as Deputy White House Counsel under President George W. Bush. Mary’s husband didn’t only exude power in his public life, although that is certainly one thing he was known for prior to January 2010. At home, the Farren household was troubled with fear and intimidation. Mary never thought Michael would go as far as it took to physically assault her. He lived a life about ethics. At first, the abuse was verbal and emotional....   [tags: Domestic violence, Child abuse, Assault, Violence]

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Love Letters to My Husband

- ... My husband quietly walked in to our daughter’s room and carried her outside. We sat holding each other, holding our daughter watching the sun rise. The sunrise was so beautiful I remember the colors and intensity of the light was just enough to calm me slightly. The sun was like a great big romantic, inspirational fire in the sky. It was as if a powerful symphony was quieting down, becoming more emotional and beautiful as it dies down. This moment should have been one of the greatest but all I could think of was the dreadful day ahead....   [tags: personal narrative]

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Authentic Forgiveness For Her Husband

- order to move towards any form of authentic forgiveness for her husband. This means my client can be advised that acceptable grounds for forgiveness in this particular situation involving this domestic violence incident with her husband has to be compatible with her self-respect, respect for others as moral agents, and respect for moral rules (Murphy and Hampton, 1988). This translates into her husband will need to come forward on his own volition to authentically apologize to her for his wrongful act, demonstrate genuine sorrow, and convey real regret for what he did....   [tags: Forgiveness, Core issues in ethics]

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Is John A Good Husband?

- ... Like when a child falls asleep on the couch, and the parent takes it to their room, so John does the same thing for his wife. Many times, John restricted his wife on the physical movements she could complete. As her doctor, he insisted she not strain herself with unneeded tasks. She was no longer allowed to preform her passion of writing, take walks in the garden, or be with her newborn son for too long. Activities that gave her joy were no longer acceptable to John's standards. This all knowing attitude of male roles over women show to be ways of restriction on the female capacity in a society dominated by men....   [tags: The Yellow Wallpaper, Charlotte Perkins]

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Oscar Wilde's An Ideal Husband

- In Oscar Wilde's play, “An Ideal Husband” Wilde's touches upon and focuses on many different sorts of themes such as forgiveness and the past and also marriage. Out of all these many different themes that this play explores in society around the time of 1895, the one that stood out to me the most and I found most striking was the theme of Femininity. Throughout the time that this play took place, Femininity was a very uncommon occurrence to experience. However Wilde uses this theme in order to emphasize the dependency of a woman during that time....   [tags: play analysis]

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My Experience With My Husband

- I decided to take this opportunity to discuss with my husband about me going back to work. We have had some changes in finances recently and it’s been harder and harder each week to make ends meet. Although I have thoroughly enjoyed being a stay at home mom these last three years I feel as though it isn’t feasible any longer. After the children went to bed, I asked him if we can sit and the dining room table to have this conversation. The entire conversation I focused on being mindful. I found it easy at times to be mindful and at times difficult....   [tags: Nonverbal communication, Body language, Mind]

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Husband's Gender Ideology

- In response to why women remain investing significantly more time in unpaid housework than men (see Shelton and John, 1996; Coltrane, 2000 for a thorough review) and specialised in types of housework, empirical work done by researchers in economics background focuses on relative resource approach that builds on Becker’s model of exchange. Nevertheless, the economic approach is far from satisfactory in explaining why married women who are financially independent perform more housework than their spouses....   [tags: Gender Roles, Women ]

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Relational Turbulence Between The Wife And Husband

- In the movie Brothers, I saw relational turbulence between the wife and husband. Relational turbulence is when people react to an interpersonal situation that ordinarily would not be significant; due to difficult times in the relationship, changes in behavior are more noticeable (Katz, 2015). One of the main components in relational uncertainty. One of the scenes where this is seen was during dinner, the husband got up and left the dinner table when the kids mentioned the uncle. When the wife went to check on him, she wanted to know about what happened to him while he was away, but the only thing he could focus on was if she slept with his brother....   [tags: Family, Marriage, Psychology, Family therapy]

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Husband Abuse is Not Receiving Enough Attention

- ... With that being said, it is evident that police are more likely to show up and hold arrests if the victim of spousal violence is a woman, indicating that spousal violence towards men is not severe enough. (Steinmetz, 504) Often times, people are quick to defend women who do indeed physically abuse their husbands as all cases of self-defense. While some women’s claims of self-defense may in fact be true, it has led to society’s belief that all culprits of husband abuse act out of self-defense....   [tags: self-defense, domestic violence]

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`` Dear Future Husband `` By Meghan Trainor

- Media and communications are a central element of today’s society, yet the thought that media has little to no effect on gender and sexuality shapes how each individual views their own self-identity. Over the years we have witnessed the launch of social media sites, music sites such as YouTube, new genres of music, and other forms of media, that all contribute to the outlook of gender roles and stereotypes. The media contains countless standards based on how the genders should act, look, and feel, that is seems almost ordinary to satisfy these stereotypical demands of society....   [tags: Gender, Gender role, Mass media, Masculinity]

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My Husband And I Will Discipline Together

- My husband and I will discipline together, but our other roles and responsibilities may differ. I would prefer us both to have jobs that are flexible, so that we both can contribute when kids are sick, play with them after work or be available to accompany them on fieldtrips. I would like us both to take care of the home God gave us. If he wants to take care of our house by mowing the grass, while I wash the clothes, then I will do my best to respect and appreciate his act of service, because I know The Lord does....   [tags: Family, Marriage, Jesus]

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My Life With My Husband And Daughter

- Growing up, I have heard about people uprooting and making drastic changes in their lives. I never imagined it would be something I would find myself doing at some point in my own life. It is not like me to put myself in a situation that takes me out of my comfort zone, and not just away from family and friends, but a climate that is predictable for me as well. However, for the sake of getting to know my birth family after discovering where they lived, I have been doing what I can to adjust to my new life with my husband and daughter....   [tags: New York City, Family, United States]

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A Slave, Gladiator, Leader, Friend And A Husband

- A Slave, gladiator, leader, friend and a husband; Spartacus was all of these as portrayed in Howard Fast’s Spartacus. Spartacus is a man who was born into slavery, and through slavery he persevered through countless grueling hardships. Born a slave he only had but one thing to call his own, his life. Through his trials he realizes how much he truly cherishes his single possession. Spartacus eventually is sold to a Lanista by the name of Lintulus Batiatus, whom introduces him to something much more powerful than the will to live; love....   [tags: Roman Empire, Roman Republic, Slavery, Gladiator]

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Loving Husband Is Like A Little Kid

- Loving Husband is like a little kid when it comes to dinosaurs; he loves to watch them on television, he likes to see them in films, we go to museum to learn about them, we even went to see Walking with Dinosaurs Live. Having read on several Disney blogs that the T-Rex Cafe has one of the top 10 most difficult reservations to get, we had put off trying to make one for a couple of weeks. We eventually tried anyway, and somehow, we managed to score same night dinner reservations on the first attempt....   [tags: Dinosaur, Tyrannosaurus, Tyrannosauridae]

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I Would Make A Good Husband

- Rinka felt her stomach twitch with nerves upon hearing the words; however, she didn’t know exactly what Joth was implying. “That depends,” she answered. He returned a confused look. “On what?” he inquired. “Would you seek a union with Hrothgar’s eldest daughter to serve Hrothgar or to serve her?” “I would make a good husband,” he insisted. “You would give me many children and I would give them happiness and prosperity. And it’s not because this may be our last night before joining our ancestors —” Rinka quickly understood his words and interrupted: “— are you asking me to marry you, Joth?” “Well, I cannot ask Hrothgar nor can I ask your mother at this moment,” he remarked, nervously....   [tags: Roman Empire, Augustus, Publius Quinctilius Varus]

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I Interviewed My Husband Lucio

- I interviewed my husband Lucio. I really wanted to express the seriousness of his obstructive sleep apnea and the effects if he does not take care of himself properly. After getting a brief history from my husband and asked about his experience with his obstructive sleep apnea needing positive airway pressure. He is really stubborn and is not one to go to the doctor for himself; I had to threaten him about two years ago, I was going to sleep on the couch until he went to get a sleep study. This is how a lot of men end up going to the doctor, due to their significant other complaining about being woken up by their snoring through the night or because their husband was always tired and won 't...   [tags: Sleep, Sleep apnea, Polysomnography]

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The Trophy Husband

- The Trophy Husband Editha meets her fiancé under rather boring and lackluster circumstances. She is seeking her knight in shining armor. She wants to experience the high of being in love. Upon meeting there was no magic or electricity in the air. Her fiancé, George Gearson was simply a male friend and in a moment that she could not take back, she had accepted his proposal of marriage. This woman, not satisfied with this relationship chooses to change it. Editha sets into motion a plan of action....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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"To My Dear and Loving Husband"

- To my Dear and Loving Husband Romantic language in literature has been used for ages to express authors' feelings for another human being. This language has been developed through out the years to create ways in which different types of romantic emotions can be expressed in writing. From the breath taking romantic novels of today all the way back to the first writers of the Bible and the romantic books of Song of Solomon and Psalms, romantic language has not only been used to express human emotions but also the role of these emotions in the culture of the times....   [tags: Poetry]

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Are Husband's Head of the Household?

- I was raised in a typical Christian household where the father is the head of the family. I believe that men should be the head of the family. I think that often people misunderstand what head of the household means. In Ephesians 5:22 it states, "Wives be subject to your husbands as you are to the Lord." I think that women including myself often have trouble accepting this verse. In my family my father took this as whatever he decided, that was how it was going to be period. My mother really struggled with my father making decisions based on what he thought and hardly gave any validity to my mother's ideas and feelings....   [tags: World Literature]

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The Country Husband by John Cheever

- The Country Husband by John Cheever The Country Husband, by John Cheever, is a story about the life of Francis Weed as he dealt with his mid-life crisis. There is a supportive mid-life crisis theme throughout the entirety of the story. John Cheever goes through many stressful events that almost caused him to lose his family life. The story starts off on a plane in which John was riding home from Minneapolis. The plane crashed and John was left with a near death experience. This event kicked off the story of John's crisis with a big bang....   [tags: Papers]

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The Jealous Husband by Robert Browning

- The Jealous Husband That's my last Duchess painted on the wall, Looking as if she were alive. I call That piece a wonder, now: Frà Pandolf's hands Worked busily a day, and there she stands. 5 Will't please you sit and look at her. I said Frà Pandolf'; by design, for never read Strangers like you that pictured countenance, The depth and passion of its earnest glance, But to myself they turned (since none puts by 10 The curtain I have drawn for you, but I) And seemed as they would ask me, if they durst, How such a glance came there; so, not the first Are you to turn and ask thus....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Jealous Husband Returns From Form Of Parrot

- The short story, Jealous Husband Returns in Form of Parrot, is a story that shows the inability to communicate or in other words, the ability to only communicate in a limited manner. Jealousy also plays a big role in this story at causing mistrust between the husband and the wife. The inability to communicate is illustrated throughout the story by the selection of the characters, the personality of the characters, and the limited use of words. The husband’s inability to trust his wife fuels his inability to communicate with his wife because he thinks that she will lie to him just like he suspects her of doing with other men....   [tags: Short story, Fiction, Learning]

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Oscar Wilde's An Ideal Husband

- Oscar Wilde's An Ideal Husband Oscar Wilde (1845-1903) lived an outrageous and controversial life which was well publicized and condemned, as his life defied the strict social mores of the time. He was put into this public position due to the success of his plays which challenged Victorian earnestness while being hilariously funny. His plays, in particular An Ideal Husband, 1895 portray Victorian society as viciously hypocritical at it's worst and laughably pretentious at it's best....   [tags: Oscar Wilde Papers]

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My Dear And Loving Husband By Anne Bradstreet

- Every poem has a theme or general message that is conveyed by the poet to give a poem meaning. A theme is important to give the reader the importance of the poem and insight into the thought process behind the poem itself. If any work of literature did not have a theme it would literally fall apart even before the reader could finish reading. Theme is necessary to understanding works of literature and create a connection with the authors or poets themselves. “To My Dear and Loving Husband” a poem by Anne Bradstreet has many possible themes, but two that just literally jumps off, the pages are true love and how to cope with a loved ones passing....   [tags: Love, Marriage, English-language films, Poetry]

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Is There A Power Struggle Between Amy And Her Husband?

- Is there a power struggle between Amy and her husband. In Robert Frost’s “Home Burial,” a couple has recently lost a child, which in return causes conflict. From the beginning of the poem, tension is present. “He” is discussed before his wife, along with existing as the first word in the poem, Frost reinforces a man’s authority. In contrast, his wife stays silent; but as the poem progressives, Amy begins showing authority over her husband, causing a power shift. Robert Frost definitely expresses the two characters by having a constant power struggle throughout the poem, while grieving differently over the death of their child....   [tags: Marriage, Woman, Wife, Gender]

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My Great Sacrifice When My Husband was Deployed

- ... Being a military spouse, you know that you will have to eventually face a deployment. Until that day arrives, you do not realize the difficulties and challenges that occur when missing a spouse. A goodbye to someone deploying is much different than any other goodbye. Your head is filled with thoughts of “Will I see you again?” and “This may be our last embrace so make it a good one!” Every fear runs through you while holding onto the one you love. You do not want to let go, but at the same time you have this sense of pride because you know he is fighting for our country and making this sacrifice....   [tags: pregnant, military, devastated]

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My Husband And I Have Full Time Jobs

- My husband and I both have full-time jobs. My husband works in the Industrial Technology field and I work in the Medical field. We both have been at our jobs for a long time and although we work in different fields, we both in customer service. We both enjoy working in our fields, we both work from 7am to 4 pm and we each have two weeks of vacation a year. Our jobs have similarities and they are also different and this always strikes a conversation every time we get a chance to talk. My work is different because I physically work with patients while my husband deals with computers, I work in the hospital and he works with manufacturing company....   [tags: Patient, Medicine, Hospital, Illness]

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Summary Of ' My Husband 's Nine Wives '

- Most American women would shudder at the thought of their husband spending time with another woman. Not Elizabeth Joseph. Joseph chronicles her life in polygamy in an essay that appeared in the New York Times in 1991 entitled “My Husband’s Nine Wives”. Joseph discusses how it is problematic to manipulate her life around her husband Alex, her occupation and her youngster on a daily basis. She argues monogamous relationships are chockfull of “compromises” and “trade-offs”. She mentions how excited the children are when their Father comes to eat once a week....   [tags: Marriage, Wife, Full-time, Monogamy]

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Oscar Wilde's Victorian Stage Melodrama, An Ideal Husband

- ... The Victorian popular theatre provided typical narratives of domestic life that, after several tragedies, would conclude in the repetition of identifiable themes: faithfulness, sacrifice, eternal love, mercy, commitment etc. Although An Ideal Husband includes these keynotes, it also mocks, ironizes and imitates them with more dandified and crooked characters. Therefore the reader can classify the plays treatment of marriage according to the “opposites” these characters may signify. A hero’s characteristics are known to be: strong, independent, helpful, handsome, and most of all they defeat the villain....   [tags: corruption, villaiin, stereotype]

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A Research Study On A Mother 's Mother And Her Husband

- Sitting in front of her computer a few years back, Rachel found herself, deep in research googling surrogacy. A mother of three at the time, she had no desire to grow her family any further, but she had an overwhelming desire to help her sister who suffered from infertility. Upon days of research, Rachel and her husband, John, sat down to discuss the possibility of Rachel carrying as a surrogate for her sister. Rachel’s sister, Ashley and her husband, Benjie, had been trying to conceive for two years, and upon their eighth failure with in vitro fertilization were on the brink of giving up all hope....   [tags: Pregnancy, In vitro fertilisation, Family]

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The Witch 's Husband By Judith Ortiz Cofer

- Judith Ortiz Cofer takes a unusual approach to writing the double narrative, "The Witch 's Husband". A variety of themes could be drawn from this unique story within a story. A couple that struck a deep resounding chord in this mysteriously thought provoking tale are unconditional love and the carefully hidden family secrets within. Can someone really love you, no matter what conditions may arise. Can a family permanently keep things hidden from each other. And if so, at what cost. The well-standing granddaughter of a woman gets swept up in a tale her grandmother strategically unfolds as she struggles in an attempt to convey a message from the rest of the family....   [tags: Family, Marriage, Grandparent, Wife]

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How I Met My Husband by Alex Munro

- I remember reading all sorts of short stories when I was younger, learning the different lessons from the stories. The lesson of the story is basically the theme. The author uses a combination of literary elements to convey the theme. In the story “How I Met My Husband”, by Alice Munro, the theme was a little difficult to figure out. After rereading, decoding, and researching the story, I came to the conclusion that the theme is hoping for true love. I will be explaining how Munro uses plot, point of view, and symbolism to describe the theme of the story....   [tags: short story analysis]

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“A Doll’s House”: Nora and Torvald as Husband and Wife

- In “A Doll’s House,” Ibsen presents us with the drama of Torvald and Nora Helmer, a husband and wife who have been married for eight years and whose lives are controlled by the society in which they live. Their relationship, although seemingly happy, is marred by the constraints of social attitudes around them and their perceived gender roles. Creating even more conflict is the thin veil of deceit between them, which inevitably breaks them apart. In the Victorian era, the status of women in society was extremely oppressive and, by modern standards, atrocious....   [tags: Women's Studies]

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The Removal of Husband E. Kimmel's Rank of Admiral

- INTRODUCTION President Franklin D. Roosevelt referred to December 7, 1941- the day of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor- as “a date which will live in infamy.” This description has continued to be accurate, nearly 70 years after the attack on American soil. However, not many people have the same emotional connection to the events at Pearl Harbor, as does the former Admiral Husband Edward Kimmel, the man who was in the position of “Commander-in-Chief” at Pearl Harbor. The events of this day caused his rank of “Admiral” to be removed....   [tags: Military Science]

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How I Met My Husband by Alice Munro

- Unexpected alterations occur in everyone’s life. While one anticipates something to happen, adulthood changes the plan ahead. These unexpected turns have a name: irony. Consequently, ironic situations are just a part of growing up. Likewise, Alice Munro has masterly presented life’s irony. Her short stories explore the social realism of rural towns as well as practical reality. They are intellectually complex with well round engaging characters entangled within an interesting plot line. Most importantly, the guided principle to her stories is surprise....   [tags: ironic situations, life, ]

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A Lesson Plan for a Wife to Heal Her Husband's Wound

- ... Two Behavioral Objectives for Each Outcome Patient can correctly list and recognize signs and symptoms of wound infection. These include local warm, tenderness, swelling, and pain, redness greater than 0.5 to 2 centemeters around the wound, and drainage containing pus (Wounds International, 2013). Patient can identify correctly materials needed for the dressing change and perform proper steps of wound dressing change using clean techniques. Materials include wound cleanser, dressing, tapes, and disposable gloves (Wounds International, 2013)....   [tags: objective, infection, evaluation]

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Idealism in Oscar Wilde’s An Ideal Husband

- Idealism is the process of forming and pursuing ideas and values that are often unrealistic. An idealistic person holds high standards for their future. The vision that an individual has for themselves often plays a part in how their life occurs. Oscar Wilde’s 1895 satire, An Ideal Husband, depicts the lives of idealists and the fruition of their ideals. The play revolves around the tumultuous and highly public lives of Robert and Gertrude Chiltern. Robert is a prestigious member of the House of Commons married to an active and well respected socialite, Gertrude....   [tags: misfortune, gertrude, poverty]

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A Visit With My Husband For A Friend 's Wedding

- On a recent trip to Atlanta with my husband for a friend 's wedding, I had extended time to think. Twelve hours to be exact. It has been two years since we have ventured beyond Illinois child-free. Leaving two under two certainly heightened my anxiety, but the excursion also provided me with time to clear my head and explore. My husband and I love museums. From the Lincoln Library in Springfield to all the stops along the Freedom Trail in Boston, we cannot get enough. While others chose to explore some highly recommend restaurants in the area, we ventured off to the Civil and Human Rights Museum, World of Coke, and the CNN Studio Tour....   [tags: Audience, Audience theory, Short story, Hotel]

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Being A Great Husband And My Best Friend

- She had cut her thumb on one of the knives that he had thrown back into the sink. It wasn 't that bad of a cut. She was actually more shocked than hurt. "l think you can wash the dishes now since you cut my hand." She said angrily. "Me?. I didn 't shove your hand down in the water and cut you. You did that all by yourself." She stormed out of the kitchen and went upstairs to their bathroom and slammed the door closed. She cleaned out her cut and put on a bandage. As she did all of this, the husband had finished re washing all of the dishes and went upstairs to check on her and make sure she was okay....   [tags: Race, Marriage, Mind, Thought]

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Evolution Of Family Structure : A Home With A Loving And Loyal Husband

- Evolution Of Family Structure “A home with a loving and loyal husband and wife is the supreme setting in which children can be reared in love and righteousness and in which the spiritual and physical needs of children can be met.” (David A. Bednar) When it comes to a family it should be simply a group consisting of parents and children living together in a household. Questions may arise pertaining to different types of families and whether they’re considered as a proper setting....   [tags: Family, Marriage, Mother, Father]

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My Experience At My Husband After College

- Even though I do not know who you are or where you are at quite yet, I think about you often. I think about what you are doing with your life and what kind of man you are becoming. I think about how you are spending your days and your nights. I hope you are the kind of man who is giving all he has to be successful in what he is doing and thinking about how his actions will affect his future. I think about this because it will determine the kind of man you will become, and the man I will spend the rest of my life with....   [tags: 2006 singles, 2007 singles, Marriage, Time]

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Why I Didn 't Know Your Husband?

- Standing beside my mother in the doctor 's office, I overheard the nurse told my mother, "I don 't think your husband can wait any longer." For a second, I felt my mother 's heart had sunk as she said, "I wish I could afford enough money to buy medication for your dad when his illness wasn 't that serious. He hid it because he worries about the high cost of the prescription." At the time, I did not understand what she meant by it until after I witnessed the deterioration my father due to the end stage of Hepatitis C....   [tags: Patient, Physician, Pharmacology, Pharmacy]

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Husband Battering

- Husband Battering: A Serious Problem Billboards, radio, and TVads across the country proclaim that “every fifteen seconds a women is beatenby a man.” Violence against women is clearly a problem of national importance,but has anyone ever asked how often men are beaten by women. The unfortunatefact is that men are the victims of domestic violence at least as often aswomen are. While the very idea of men being beaten by their wives runs contraryto many of our deeply ingrained beliefs about men and women, female violenceagainst men is a well-documented phenomenon almost completely ignored by boththe media and society....   [tags: essays research papers]

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My Husband

- I have met many people so far in this life, but the person I enjoy remembering the most is my husband Jeff. He was born and raised in Tennessee. He is six feet tall, weighs two hundred sixty seven pounds,he has dark brown eyes, and such a nice smile. His hair is jet black with just a few silver and white strands throughout. He is a very big and strong character of a man. And yet he is the most gentle, kind and caring man that I have ever met. Jeff has a sexy southern drawl to his voice. The one person who has influenced my life greatly is my husband, the first reason being because of his positive attitude, his intelligence, and the way he expresses his love....   [tags: Descriptive Essays, Descriptive Writing]

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Gender Inequality Still Exists Between Husbands And Wives

- In China, gender inequality still exists between husbands and wives; however, ever since 1950, the tendency of gender positions shared in a marriage is increasing. Both traditional and modern marriages require dowries and bride prices from both families, whereas the economic grows, either one side of the family has to disburse more to the other family. Moreover, the one who has higher education or earn the most has the authority in household. Working inequality is still present in some cities of China, however, the unfairness has improved distinctly from the past....   [tags: Marriage, Husband, Wife, Family]

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The Role Of Husband And Wife In The Middle Ages

- Many pamphlets and books were written during the reformation era which explained how to be a good wife or husband. At this time there was a widespread change in the way people viewed the roles of husbands and wives. Reformation thinkers believed that the role of the man in a marriage was to care for the needs of his family by providing for their shelter, food, and safety. The role of the woman in the marriage was to support the male, take care of the household, and raise the children. Neither the male or the female were considered to be higher than the other in the marriage....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Analysis of the Relationship of the Blind Man and the Husband

- Raymond Carver's "Cathedral" depicted the interaction between a narrow minded husband, with a limited understanding of the world around him, and a blind visitor, named Robert, that proved to be the catalyst that dramatically changed the husband's view on the world, while they went from being strangers to becoming friends. In the beginning of the story, the husband disliked the concept of his wife bringing her blind friend over to stay since he never had met a blind person before and did not understand it....   [tags: American Literature]

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Husband vs Wife

- Husband vs Wife Since the traditional conceptions of masculinity and femininity define man as instrumental and woman as expressive, then it follows that men and women can function in their traditional roles only in conjuction with each other. Each requires the other in order to perform at their peak in the world. A man is incomplete without nurturing and tenderness and when he cannot find these qualities within himself he becomes dependent on the woman in his life to provide them. A woman cannot function well without the self-assertiveness and leadership that she, if traditionally feminine could not develop within herself....   [tags: Family Marriage Gender Roles Essays]

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The Blind Husband in Carver’s Cathedral

- The "Blind" Husband in Carver’s Cathedral   The short story "Cathedral" by Raymond Carver is about a woman who has a blind friend who comes to visit her and her husband. Although the husband has, technically, normal vision he is in the beginning of this story the one who is "blind." Through the husband’s words and actions when he is dealing with Robert, the blind man, we can see that the husband does not "see" or understand what Robert’s blindness means or how it changes or does not change him as a human being....   [tags: Carver Cathedral Essays]

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The Tall Woman and Her Short Husband

- Show how a character from The Tall Woman and Her Short Husband and one other story are put under pressure. Explain how and why this happens. All the stories I have studied from “Opening worlds” have shown some form of pressure towards a character in the stories. This pressure that is created is designed to build up tension which keeps the reader interested in the story. The pressure in “The Tall Woman and Her Short Husband” and the “The Gold-Legged Frog” are created by a confrontation between two or more people....   [tags: English Literature]

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Expression of feelings in To My Dear and Loving Husband by Anne Bradstreet

- Poetry is defined as a literary work in which special intensity is given to the expression of feelings and ideas by the use of distinctive style and rhythm. When most people think about poetry, love poems come to mind. Love is unique to individuals in meaning. Though love does not have a concrete definition, through the works of poets love has substance and meaning that can be identified. Love promotes a feeling of connection with a certain person as if becoming one. In “To My Dear and Loving Husband,” Anne Bradstreet proclaims her connection to her husband in the first two lines....   [tags: puritan views of marriage]

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My Dear And Loving Husband By Anne Bradstreet And True Love

- Love means unconditional acceptance. Love is the first feeling we feel before all the bad stuff gets in the way. Love is when we go out to eat and give somebody most of our french fries without making them give us any of theirs. Love could be simply putting the toilet seat down, or love is being swept off our feet. Love is the attachment that results from deeply appreciating another 's goodness. Love is a sensation that magically generates when Mr. or Ms. Right appears or love can be expressed by saying nothing because they already know how exactly they feel for each other....   [tags: Love, Marriage, Emotion, Human sexuality]

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A Story Of Jealous Husband Returns From Form Of Parrot By Robert Olen Butler

- The short story Jealous Husband Returns in Form of Parrot, by Robert Olen Butler is a story about just what the title suggests. The husband that returns in the form of a bird died because of an accident he had while he was investigating a situation with his wife. He heard her mention the name of a new guy at work more than three times so he took it upon himself to look of the man’s address and go to spy on his house to see if his wife was cheating on him. When he got there he heard “funny little sounds” coming from a second floor window so he decided to climb a tree to investigate....   [tags: Fiction, Short story, Woman, 2007 albums]

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Why Would A Husband Move Into His Wife 's Community When They Marry?

- 1. Why would a husband move into his wife’s community when they marry. a. The occurrence of a newlywed couple-taking residency within the wife’s community is defined as pursuing a matrilocal residency pattern. This residency rule is often followed by communities where the men’s presence often becomes deficient for a particular reason and/ or if the community is centered around the women’s activities; as is found in some horticulture and agriculture communities. A reason for a couple to take a matrilocal residency could be if the particular community is involved in frequent warfare which would remove male presence for lengthy periods of time, especially during important times such as harvesti...   [tags: Marriage, Family, Kinship, Poverty]

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I Think The Man The Postmaster Described Is Lacey 's Husband By Francois Dumas

- “I think the man the postmaster described is Lacey’s husband, Francois Dumas. He was a creole and from all accounts a dandy. Lacey spoke of him in her journal, and she didn’t like him at all. She said he was an unsavory character with a dark side. I bet he was the man killed on the landing.” “Your ancestor married a man with a vicious streak and then left him for Sean. Did she not think he would come looking for her?” “She probably hoped he would let her go. It is obvious Francois didn’t give up....   [tags: 2007 singles, Debut albums, French Quarter]

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The Relationship Between Husband And Wife Formed The Core Structure Of Greek Society

- In Ancient Athens, marriage and the relationship between husband and wife formed the core structure of Greek society. In both Xenophon 's Oeconomicus and Lysias ' On the Murder of Eratosthenes, there is a profound emphasis on the separation of women from men and their role in maintaining an orderly household. Both also establish unambiguous and separate spheres of responsibilities for men and women. However, there exists a clear difference between equality of the relationships and communication between the spouses....   [tags: Marriage, Family, Gender role, Ancient Greece]

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My Own Relationship With My Husband Of Over 15 Years

- One example that I can give in regards to passion and love is personal, one about my own relationship with my husband of over 15 years. We first met when I was 21 and he was 23. Having both been in other relationships before we were not taking it too seriously. However the chemistry, and passion was obvious from the moment we laid eyes on one another. We honestly, thought this would be a fun casual fling. So, after a couple of times hanging out the feelings started to become stronger and stronger, we could no longer ignore the signs....   [tags: Interpersonal relationship, Love, Meaning of life]

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Analysis of Anne Bradstreet's To My Dear and Loving Husband

- Analysis of Anne Bradstreet's To My Dear and Loving Husband Anne Bradstreet's poem, To My Dear and Loving Husband, shows her profound love and undying affection for her husband. For a Puritan woman who is supposed to be reserved, Bradstreet makes it her obligation to enlighten her husband of her devotion. She conveys this message through her figurative language and declarative tone by using imagery, repetition, and paradoxes. Over and over again she expresses her adoration for him with imagery....   [tags: Puritan Poetry Poem bradstreet ]

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The Character of the Husband in Raymond Carver's Story Cathedral

- The Character of the Husband in Raymond Carver's Story "Cathedral" In Raymond Carver's "Cathedral," the husband's view of blind men is changed when he encounters his wife's long time friend, Robert. His narrow minded views and prejudice thoughts of one stereotype are altered by a single experience he has with Robert. The husband is changed when he thinks he personally sees the blind man's world. Somehow, the blind man breaks through all of the husband's jealousy, incompetence for discernment, and prejudgments in a single moment of understanding....   [tags: Raymond Carver Cathedral]

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To My Dear and Loving Husband by Anne Bradstreet

- To My Dear and Loving Husband by Anne Bradstreet If ever two were one, then surely we. If ever man were loved by wife, then thee; If ever wife was happy in a man, Compare with me ye women if you can. I prize thy love more than whole mines of gold. Or all the riches that the east doth hold. My love is such that rivers cannot quench, Nor ought but love from thee recompense Thy love is such I can no way repay, The heavens reward thee manifold I pray. Then while we live, in love let's so persevere, That when we live no more, we may live ever....   [tags: Papers]

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Anne Bradstreet's Poem, To My Dear and Loving Husband

- Anne Bradstreet Anne Bradstreet lived in a time when devotion in a wife to her husband was a social law. This poem, “To My Dear and Loving Husband,” is a loving tribute from Bradstreet to her husband. Certainly, in the early American, Puritan colonies, this work would have been seen as a wife’s duty as well as a lovely gesture. Today, however, it might well be seen as the babblings of a dependant wife. This was my reaction to the poem when I first read it. The attitudes of our country have changed drastically since the mid-1600s and devotion of a wife to her husband is now often seen as a sign of weakness....   [tags: Anne Bradstreet]

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Conflict between the Narrator and Her Husband in The Yellow Wallpaper

- Conflict between the Narrator and Her Husband in The Yellow Wallpaper In the short story "The Yellow Wallpaper", by Charlotte Perkins Gilman; a central conflict centers between the narrator and her husband, John. The husband uses his power as a doctor to control her; he forces her to behave how he thinks a sick woman should. The husband can be seen as a father figure who overprotects her and makes decisions for her. The woman suffers from depression and is prescribed a rest cure. John believes that she is not sick, but she is just fatigued and needs some rest....   [tags: Papers]

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Robert Frost Home Burial - The Insensitive, Selfish Husband

- The Insensitive, Selfish Husband of Home Burial             Even in the closest of relationships, the death of a baby can separate and form a wedge between a husband and wife. Husbands and wives tend to handle the process of mourning differently, not only because of the differences between male and female, but also because of personality and the social molding in one's upbringing. In the poem, "Home Burial," Robert Frost gives a glimpse of the conflicts caused by non-communication and misunderstanding between a husband and wife upon the death of their first and only child....   [tags: Home Burial Essays]

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Xenophon and Aristophanes: The Results of a Husband’s Desire for Control

- Xenophon and Aristophanes: The Results of a Husband’s Desire for Control In Greek society women had little control over their lives. A husband wanted to be able to control his wife so she would run his household as he saw fit, so she did not damage his reputation, and so he knew the paternity of his children. A husband wanted the girl to be closely controlled by her father before she married for the same reasons. Aristophanes’ comedies and Xenophon’s Oeconomicus contain very different depictions of a Greek citizen woman’s life before she is married and during the time shortly after she is married....   [tags: Xenophon Aristophanes Power Papers]

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Comparing Women in A Man's Requirements and A Letter to Her Husband

- Subservient Women in A Man’s Requirements and A Letter to Her Husband Authors use poetry to creatively present attitudes and opinions. “A Man’s Requirements,” by Elizabeth Barrett Browning, and “A Letter to Her Husband, Absent upon Public Employment” are two poems with distinct attitudes about love that contain different literary approaches. In both of the poems, love is addressed from a different perspective, producing the difference in expectation and presentation, but both suggest the women are subservient in the relationships. In “A Man’s Requirements,” Elizabeth Barrett Browning uses repetition, flowery language, and strategic role play to expose her regard for man’s perception of...   [tags: comparison compare contrast essays]

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Analysis of To My Dear and Loving Husband by Anne Bradstreet

- Analysis of To My Dear and Loving Husband by Anne Bradstreet Anne Bradstreet, the author of “To My Dear and Loving Husband” was a Puritan. This had great influence on the meaning and theme of her poem. This poem was actually not published until almost 40 years after she died. She lived in a harsh religious world where it was looked down upon for women to be courageous and smart. She lived a life that where she was unspoken and obedient to because of her religious belief. She had many concerns and doubts about her puritan beliefs and lifestyle....   [tags: Anne Bradstreet Literature Poems Poetry Essays]

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Plath’s Daddy Essay: Father and Husband as Vampires

- Father and Husband as Vampires in Plath’s Daddy    The poem "Daddy" by Sylvia Plath concludes with the symbolic scene of the speaker killing her vampire father.  On an obvious level this represents Plath's struggle to deal with the haunting influence of her own father who died when she was a little girl.  However, as Mary G. DeJong points out, "Now that Plath's work is better known, ‘Daddy' is generally recognized as more than a confession of her personal feelings towards her father" (34-35).  In the context of the poem the scene's symbolism becomes ambiguous because mixed in with descriptions of the poet's father are clear references to her husband, who left her for another woman as "Daddy...   [tags: Plath Daddy Essays]

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