The Image of Women in the Eighteenth Century Essay

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The image of women in the Eightieth

The environment is having a very big effect to people surrounded by it. The way parents treated their child will have a direct influent on whom and what they want to become in the future. The relations of people to a person might lead that person to their ruin. From "A Rose For Emily" and "The Yellow Wallpaper", we can see very clearly the evident that lead these women to their tragic ending. In "A Rose For Emily" by William Faulkner, a noble woman being isolated from people in her town and because of loneliness she end up insane and have a tragic life. Also in "The Yellow Wallpaper" by Charlotte Perkins Gilman, the narrator is being restricted to all her favorite things and that leads her to …show more content…

Her first appearance of insanity when her father died, since he was the only one that closed to her so she refused to accept that he's dead: "She told them that her father was not dead. She did that for three days, with the ministers calling on her, and the doctors, trying to persuade her to let them dispose of the body." (page 486) Later when Emily met Homer Barron, "a Yankee - a big, dark, ready man, with a big voice and eyes lighter than his face." (page 487), she fell in love with him. However, people thought that it is a disgrace to the town and a bad example to the young people because they Emily was a Southerner while Homer was a Northerner and also a laborer: "Of course a Grierson would not think seriously of a Northerner, a day laborer." (page 487) Because of all the rejecting from the people in town and her relatives that pushed her to the edge and into insanity, Emily did what she could to stay with her lover even kill him.

After the dead of her lover, Emily closed up her door and isolated herself from people in town and the people didn't care about that because they knew it will happen to her soon or later: "Then we knew that this was to be expected too," (page 489) The only thing that made the whole town remember and knew if she alive was the payment of her taxes. Other than that noone in town really knew that Emily was sick until

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