Gender "Rolls" and Roles

950 WordsJul 14, 20184 Pages
Sorry that isn’t proper for your gender. Throughout time, many things in life change, but sometimes things stay preserved. The past is the past and cannot be altered, but things can become spoiled, whether by nature or by man. Gender representation has come a long way in the past few hundred years. To this day life is still not equal for either group. The genders have portrayed for millenniums certain duties and created images people associate with both, and will not go away overnight or in a century, possibly not even in a millennium. These typical duties have been preserved by literature throughout history. One such narrative is “A Rose for Emily”, written by a man named William Faulkner written in 1930. There are mentioning’s that have…show more content…
Emily had finally found a man and as soon as they no longer see him around instead of being positive, they just assume he leaves her and breaks her heart. Emily in fact actually murders this man, but because he is a man they assume he left her. Technically, the man dying really means he leaves her but not in a sense they believe. They do not really know what has happened to this man, and they think worst case scenario for Emily. Although parents sometimes do leave their children, it doesn’t mean that they all do. Unfortunately statistics from the U>S. Census do not disprove this theory. According to the Census, over 30 percent of children never see their biological fathers. People shouldn’t create images of others because they read a statistic somewhere, because every mother and father are different. This idea can only be wiped away if people will take responsibility for not knowing the consequences of an unexpected child. If this happens, then people should adjust and move forward. Although gender roles are a large part of society, it is hard to admit that one day they won’t exist is, because in all reality it is impractical. Evidence of this is shown with history. We are in the 21st century and compared to the time human’s has been around, these beliefs are very modern. There is no way to control people. The only thing people can do to help with these roles is to venture out past the shells the world puts
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