Essays Tagged: "Husband"

An analysis of "True Love" by Judith Viorst An essay about a poem which talks about love and what a marriage is really like. I'm sure this could be improved, I'd appreciate any help.

hip, affection and devotion. The wife puts on make-up and watches football games just to please her husband out of love. The husband is willing to wear clothes that are unironed and listen to his wife ... e in a comical sense, being philosophically opposed to ironing and football. The wife questions her husband's loyalty to her by asking him which he would save, her or his mother, if they were both dro ...

(2 pages) 104 0 3.4 Jun/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Hour of a Story, an interpretation of the short story-Story of an Hour

ard's death was the result of a heart condition in correlation with a sudden surprise of her living husband. I believe that a heart condition is not completely to blame, as Mrs. Mallard was beginning ... llard was beginning to visualize and enjoy a future of free life without the governing hands of her husband. The site of Mr. Mallard stunned her, and forever killed away the illusions she had just dre ...

(2 pages) 256 0 3.8 Jul/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Michele Potter's, "Ursa Major".

mother needs a break from her responsibilities and deserves an equal amount of privileges that the husband enjoys.A women should put her family responsibilities before herself, but, at times deserves ... sful responsibilities relieves a woman's weary mind and even body.Although a wife should accept her husbands authority, she deserves equality of privileges in the marriage. First, a husband can always ...

(2 pages) 16 0 0.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

Guy De Maupassant's "The Necklace".

e unappreciative Mrs. Loisel. As an engineer of the home, Mathilde relied on the means of her clerk husband for support. He provided her with a shelter over her head, food on the table, and clothes on ... n the materials of the rich rather than that of a theater dress, a shawl, and a buggy that her poor husband was providing.Mithilde Loisel contained a burning desire to mingle with the prestigious and ...

(4 pages) 101 0 4.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Ernest Hamingway in "Cat In The Rain" tells about a couple having problems.

ich she sees huddled under a dripping table outside their Paris hotel, and attempts to rescue . Her husband, George, spends the entire story curled up in bed reading a book, paying little attention to ... can't meet her expectations. The woman wants a stable home where she is loved and respected by her husband. But her husband doesn't share the same idea and he is content with their current lifestyle. ...

(2 pages) 90 1 4.1 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Henrik Ibsen's play, "A Doll's House".

expected of her. Nora shows this by breaking away from all the standards and expectations that her husband and society had set up for her. In her time, women were not supposed to be independent. They ... set up for her. In her time, women were not supposed to be independent. They were to support their husband, take care of their children, cook, clean, make everything perfect around the house, and do ...

(3 pages) 65 0 0.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

How do men and women communicate?

, a wife comes home from work, she always talks about her girlfriends or other things that bore her husband, and then she complains that her husband is not listening to her. Who is to blame? Likewise, ... ut they are not listening to one another. On the other hand, if the conversation interests both the husband and the wife, then they are more likely to listen to each other and have a more meaningful c ...

(3 pages) 101 1 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies

A Civilization's Way of Life.

that should govern a marriage are that a woman should be respectable, so that she can attend to her husband's needs the best that she can. She should be good, know when to speak and when to remain sil ... olden days that we hear our parents talking about. I agree that wives should be submissive to their husbands. I also believe that upholding these morals and values is what made the marriage work. I do ...

(4 pages) 52 0 3.9 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

"More Money More Problems" A dolls House by Henrick Isben

true. Nora, the main character, gets herself, and her marriage in a heap of trouble even though her husband is getting a big promotion that will bring them a heap of money. The themes of A Doll's Hous ... necessities. Nora is a called a "spendthrift" on two different occasions in the story. However, her husband and Mrs. Linde do not see her as very responsible but merely very childish instead. She seem ...

(2 pages) 57 2 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Lamb to the slaughter by Roal Dahl

e home of the Maloneys, who seem to be an ordinary married couple. Mary Maloney was waiting for her husband Patrick, a policeman, to come home. Mary is pregnant and happy and looking forward to his re ... as if nothing has happened. From the deep freeze she gets a leg of frozen lamb for dinner. When her husband repeats that he's going out, Mary hits him over the head with the lamb and kills him. Next s ...

(3 pages) 50 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Bliss - Katherine Mansfield

s case.She is oblivious to the mysterious reaction of her new "best" friend, to the reasons why her husband, Harry, did not like her friend, and also to this sudden realization of the bliss in her fam ... fate, just accepted it and rushed headlong into the worst possible scenario of her life- namely her husband in the arms of another woman. Her entire house of cards falls. The woman, mostly alone with ...

(3 pages) 57 0 3.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

An essay about "The Yellow WallPaper"

The narrator, a new mother, has been brought to a country house with her husband, two ordinary people just taking a vacation. The setting that makes the people seem ordinary ... they just rented. She seems to be an ordinary housewife. When the narrator starts talking about her husband she sounds more on the lines like someone who can not think for herself example (John is a p ... he does not believe I am sick! And what can one do? If a physician of high standing, and one's own husband, assures friends and relatives that there is really nothing the matter with one but temporar ...

(2 pages) 33 1 4.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Heaven Voice

chat room. He wanted to ask, and Y was just disappeared.Z, who is the wife of Y, is waiting for her husband and surfing on Internet, too. Her mouse suddenly moves by itself and led her to a strange ch ... n the other hand, X also feels that he had been attracted by Z. However, she is longing to wait her husband back and logged off quickly. Later, her husband came in and Z blamed that he came in without ...

(2 pages) 316 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American


than a deceiving and mischievous woman because of her inability to reveal the secret that saved her husband's life, but I think otherwise. "But it would have been fatal for him to know! Can't you unde ... Nora to do was to some how some way attain the money for this trip to the south that would save her husband's life. How does she do this you ask? Well, she saved part of the money her husband gives he ...

(1 pages) 239 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Floating And So Much Water

tart to realize the type of non-loving relationships that they are in, they both start to see their husbands for what they really are and began to analyze the situations they are in. The authors Karen ... their wives. The narrators on the other hand are used as observers and make conclusions about each husband upon reflecting about the way each man ignores and mistreats her.The first husband in Floati ...

(5 pages) 308 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Love And Loyalty InThe Lay Of The Nightingale

volves knights and took place in the medieval times. Two important things were: to be loyal to your husband and to find your true love.In this times the knights were famous, in this story there is two ... was really loyal, it was a value that in those times, it was really valuable. She was loyal to her husband in some ways, she lived with him, sleep, eat, etc. with him, but on the most important thing ...

(2 pages) 442 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Marriage In "The Story Of An Hour"

dominated primarily by Mr. Mallard which was evident by Mrs. Mallard's response to the news of her husband, Mr. Mallard's "death."� Mr. Mallard took control of Mrs. Mallard's life and made all ... n. In doing so, it was the truth of the situation. She thought of herself as single and without her husband, the one who led her on a path that she did not enjoy, and she was literally free. Free from ...

(3 pages) 27 0 5.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Character sketch of mimi menlo

we see this at the beginning of the story. She secretly tries to stay awake and keep an eye on her husband. She prescribed herself a week's worth of Dexedrine to help her stay awake. It was corrupt f ... imi towards Thurber and Brian. I may be thinking critical but why wouldn't Mimi do the same for her husband Everett when he was having sleeping problems. Sometimes it is enough just to comfort another ...

(4 pages) 394 0 1.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Abuse In Families

. She would sit there quietly and see her daughter being abused. The mother couldn't go against her husband because he dominated the family. The father dismayed the family by attempting to control the ... ge wasn't the same. She was very insecure with herself. She didn't have much communication with her husband because she was very quiet and didn't want to cause him to become contempt. She very much de ...

(3 pages) 10 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

An essay about the hardships that women of ancient Chinese society went through. Comparison made of life in the 21st century as opposed to life back then. Written from a non-Chinese perspective!

er) and I later found out that a woman had 3 obedience’s: Obey her father before marriage, her husband after marriage and her son after her husband’s death.As the day progressed and I learnt ... so much that we don’t even have names, we are just numbered. When you marry you will obey your husband fully and without question just as you do to father.”I was fuming that this was the sad ...

(9 pages) 16 0 1.0 Sep/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History