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  • Similar Qualities Between Pink's Wife And Mother
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    Pink Floyd, the Wall: MotherAnalysisHad Sigmund Freud lived 40 more years (to the overripe old age of 123), he would have been delighted to hear such a wonderful example of his life's psychoanalytic work embodied in the haunting lyrics of 'Mother. ' Or had Oedipus lived a few millennium longer than his fictional death he would have found an adversary in the youthful Pink, a young boy whose desire for maternal acceptance and love is arguably equal to the greatest mother-centered protagonists in t...
  • Domestic And Interpersonal Life Of The Home
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    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 conjunction 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 ...
  • Kreitman And Charlie
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    Take my wife... Who's Sorry Now Howard Jacobson Cape 16.99, pp 325 The perils and pitfalls of lunching at length in Soho are many, but for Marvin Kreitman and Charlie Merriweather, a Monticello-fuelled marathon that spills over into supper - their last, in many ways - and ends in St Thomas's A&E, some 14 hours later, has life-altering effects. Kreitman and Charlie are middle-aged men with nothing much except themselves to worry about, and as different as two comic archetypes could be. Kreitman i...
  • Pilenzs Mother And The Commanders Wife
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    The role that women played in Nazi Germany was a small one, one in which they were expected to do small things to help the war effort. The role women play in Cat and Mouse is not much better that those in Nazi Germany. It cant be completely determined if these are Grass personal views of women, or if he is trying to make a point about how unfairly women were treated in his time, but there were two basic roles that women played in this novel. There was the seductress, a woman who either knowingly...
  • Mother And Father
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    In "The Revolt of Mother", written by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman, along with the narrator, we can experience how human beings communicate. Time and setting are the most important definitions of a person's life. A person cannot change the time he lives in. He lives in the present, the past, or the future. However, his place in location, he is able to choose himself. If a person lives in a city, on a farm, in the mountains, or by the ocean-this can define the nature of his daily activities and even h...
  • Shakespeare's Mothers And Wives
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    Shakespearian submission: Women as wives, mothers and SHREWS Lisa Fails December 1, 2000 Shakespearian submission: Women as wives, mothers and SHREWS Mary Beth Rose has given incredible insights on some of the most important concepts within the works of William Shakespeare. "Where are the Mothers in Shakespeare" is not only a question, also an issue that will be bravely dealt with by newcomers of mainstream feminism as well as those historians who look to the past to discover the faults and misr...
  • Okonkwo Views Women
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    In Things Fall Apart by China Achebe, women of the Ibo tribe are terribly mistreated, and viewed as weak and receive little or no respect outside of their role as a mother. Tradition dictates their role in life. These women are courageous and obedient. These women are nurturers above all and they are anything but weak. In the novel Things Fall Apart, Okonkwo has several wives. He orders them around like dogs. They are never to question what they are instructed to do; they are expected to be obed...
  • Master On The Night
    546 words
    Rivalry, treachery and conspiracy abound when concubine number four joins the palatial household of a wealthy Chinese aristocrat, where his other three wives are already ensconced. Wife number one is the aging matriarch, and mother to the first male heir, an esteemed and powerful position of seniority. Wife number two, Zhou yun, is the mother to a less desirable girl child is well aware of the importance of baring a son and is therefore suppliant and servile in her demeanour. Wife number three, ...
  • End Of His Life
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    In exploring the notion of the individual versus the self, we should notice that in Achebe's Things Fall Apart, a community is very important to the survival of the tribe and the people often work together for the betterment of the tribe. There are also individual aspects in the Ibo society. Each person has his own chi, or personal god. Present in Okonkwo's household were the expectations of masculinity that Okonkwo held for his son, Nw oye. In his mind, men and women are two different extremes;...
  • Respect As A Woman In Ibo Society
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    Understanding the beliefs of a different culture is often difficult. From birth, people are surrounded with cultural values and traditions that are soon accepted as normal. It may often be challenging to comprehend another culture's beliefs without immediately judging their culture as a whole, therefore being prejudiced. Set in the late 19th century, Things Fall Apart by China Achebe, the struggle of the Ibo of Nigeria is explained as we learn about their unique culture. Women play a role that i...
  • Sides With The Wife And Mother
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    Gail Godwin I would assume is some what of a feminist. Judging from her past novel titles "A Mother and Two Daughters" and "Dream children", she probably is a mother and knows first hand how it is raising children. Even before reading the short story "A sorrowful woman", reading Godwin's short biography before the passage, gives a sneak peek to what is expected. Godwin creates the story with the intention of making the wife's refusal to be a traditional wife and mother, absolutely tolerable. The...
  • Want A Wife
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    There she goes again, fluttering around the house like a beautiful butterfly. My father's wife was the "Donna Reed" of wives. Wonder Woman would have cringed in fear by the very presence of my father's wife. This woman was able to take care of her household in one single bound. There were no limits to this wife's talents, abilities, and lastly, responsibilities. This all powerful wife is my mother. As I look back, she was more like a busy little worker bee, tending to all who needed her, while s...

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