Stella's Ambition Analysis

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Stella cannot sacrifice her social life, making it incapable for her to succeed in marriage and motherhood. First, she is more concern with appearance and attending all the fancy parties, rather than fixing her marriage. Her reaction over the pregnancy was very selfish, “Suddenly in the midst of Stella’s first year of social success in Milhampton, she found herself facing the dismaying possibility that she might become a mother. She didn’t want to! Not Now! It would be a terrible tragedy just when she was making headway in Milhampton. It would wipe her off the social map for a whole year, or more” (77). This explains that Stella just began living her new lifestyle and wants the freedom to enjoy it. However, she is unprepared for the responsibilities
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