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Roosevelt had just been reelected president. The country was recovering from the Great Depression, unions were developing, and child labor in manufacturing was terminated Jones She was one of the few women in her time to gain equality in a male-dominated society.
For most women, liberation was a bitter fight usually ending in defeat. In "The Chrysanthemums," this struggle for equality is portrayed through Steinbeck's character Elisa Allen.
According to Stanley Renner, "The Chrysanthemums" shows "a strong, capable woman kept from personal, social, and sexual fulfillment by the prevailing conception of a woman's role in a world dominated by men" Elisa's appearance, actions, and speech depict the frustration women felt in Steinbeck's masculine world of the 's.
This frustration is evident when Elisa is first introduced. Her figure is described as "blocked and heavy" because she is wearing heavy gloves, heavy shoes, a "man's black hat," and a big apron that hides her printed dress Steinbeck Her home has the masculine qualities of being "hard-swept" and "hard-polished" Steinbeck Elisa is bored with her husband and with her life.
According to Sweet, Elisa is unhappy with the traditional female role and is attempting to extend her abilities into masculine areas Elisa intially reacts to each situation as a man would, but is forever reminded that she is a woman.
When her husband, Henry, comments about her "strong" chrysanthemum crop, Elisa is pleased by the manliness the word implies, but her husband reminds her of her femininity by offering her an evening on the town.
After this conversation with her husband, she goes back to her masculine role of transplanting the flowers. The next situation involves the tinker. According to Sweet, he is to Elisa what the meat buyers were to Henry Mordecai Marcus says that Elisa's first response to the tinker is that of a man, for she resists giving him work But as the tinker talks, Sweet points out, Elisa's calculated and conscious masculine efforts become more and more feminine The tinker then hits her in her vulnerable spot--her chrysanthemums.
He pretends to be interested in her love for her flowers. He compares her flowers to a "quick puff of colored smoke" Steinbeck Elisa's feminine side begins to emerge as she takes off her masculine gloves and hat.
She is attracted to the tinker because, as Stanley Renner points out, he represents a world of adventure and freedom that only men enjoy She allows her emotions to control her and lets go of her masculine side, freeing her central feminine sexuality, according to Sweet By the time she realizes her feminine emotions, it is too late: She has allowed herself to become emotional, "the trait women possess," whereas men conduct business unemotionally Sweet Discrimination, the intended or accomplished differential treatment of persons or social groups for reasons of certain generalized caninariojana.com targets of discrimination are often minorities, but they may also be majorities, as black people were under apartheid in South caninariojana.com the most part, discrimination results in some form of harm or disadvantage to the targeted persons or groups.
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