Monday, February 25, 2019
Where Have You Been?Where Are You Going By Joyce Oates
1. Examine the dapple of your essay. Explain the basis of reasoning. The story begins by portraying Connies character. She is rebellious, self-centered, romantic, seductive, however deprivations experience. Her liveliness was envisi wizd as a girl whose only potency was rooted from her charm and beauty. Her normal life circles rough facing the reverberate and making herself beautiful, being sc hoared by her mother, being compared to his sister, a father who get int took time for her, and hanging erupt with her best takeoff rocket. She loves to watch movies and hearing to music.She meets boys but the story did not clearly portray of her having a boyfriend. That was in one case the constant life she had, past one day everything has changed. A rummy came in to their house when she was left alone. The stranger uttered promising oral communication ab kayoed escaping the cruelties she had at home and disc everyplaceing the world where she could do everything she propensitys . She was fighting at deep inside at first. In the end she turned out to become a victim of a demonic character who seduced and jeopardize her through her weakness. . Explain the field of study and diachronic content of the article The theme of the story tackles on abuses on womens rights. The story also portrayed most problems associated with childly ages like being un competent to speak freely, and the lack of experience as a basis of making logical judgment. The historical content is closely associated with Womens Movement. It was also based on a story about a psychopath on his early thirty- just aboutthing known as The Pied Piper of Tucson. He loves to seduce women and then murder them.Most of her victims were teenagers in the Tucson area, for some reason they kept his secret, on purpose did not inform parents or police. Oates has been very particular in devoting some of her books for encourageing Womens Movement. This is the response of umteen crusaders to rampant cas es of abuses and personnel physically, franticly, sexually against women in the past years. It was intensified in the year sixties and early 70s and has become subjects of many debates and literature pennings concerning giving sufficient rights and opportunities for men and women.The movement is fighting for giving women equal employment opportunities with men, exemption to speak for themselves, and balance of power in handling their relationships with families. Most of her writings were fictional portrayals of real situations and cases occurring between sexes being women as the subject of violence. Critics believed that Oates occupies a controversial redact in tradition of libber literature. She portrays most of her female person characters as chargeful, reliant and passive for instance, Connie was portrayed as a young girl who has lived in the shadow of her mothers improper upbringing.She was forever and a day scolded by her mother and being compared to his older sister in her everyday characters and actions which her mother emphasized as indecent. That kind of situation was very sorrowful that shed wished shed died as a way of departing from it. She lives in fear and was unable to overcome it. Being portrayed as young at age clearly shows womens weakness that had turned them submissive and do by in most cases. Her mother as supreme over her portrays her position that is always searching to be heard.Being a victim of emotional abuse she ended up thinking of what is life outside her out from the family she hated. The whole story itself shows women as powerless against abusers. The story ended has a hanging ending, although she has escaped the cruelties at home but ends up at another abusers hands. While most critics reach damaging perceptions of her ideas about dependency of women, there are still who provoke defended the feminist sense in her writings.In fact, in her later works she was able to portray power of female bonds and their journe y towards self discovery. 3. Offer support or criticism to the essay of your own thought. Offer support (at least TWO references). The story calls for awakening. We should not abuse every authority we get down because our actions have direct effects on people around us either physically or mentally. It has rooted deep influence on its readers that it has become one of the most widely reprinted stories that have appeared on many short story compilations.In 1972, Walter Sullivan noted the story as one of her most widely reprinted stories and justly so. Awakening is, in the storys final lines, travel out into the sunlight where Arnold Friend waits My sweet little blue-eyed girl, he said in a half-sung sigh that had nothing to do with Connies dark-brown eyes but was taken up just the same by the vast sunlit reaches of the land behind him and on all sides of himso much land that Connie had never seen before and did not recognize merely to know that she was going to it. http//www. us fca. edu/southerr/works/film/smoothtalk. html). For Connie, it was an awakening of what is life out of home? And what is life in the real world. When treated on our inaugurate society, there are lots of individuals who became members of cruelties by those who consider themselves powerful and strong. The immaterial have fooled many people by their promising words and arduous. on the nose like how Arnolds friend uttered promising words and threatening to force Connie to go with her.All throughout the story, there lines were temptations have succeeded over Connie. She never listen to her mamma, but instead rebel inside and wished she and her mom would better die. Her young minds desire of having fun, and her ignorant desire for romance, and be able to grow old for her to escape from being tightened have exposed her to the world of the more experienced individuals. That is how Arnolds friend met her and have started to desire for her young and desirable charm and beauty.It happens in real life teenagers became victims of rape cases, involved in addictive vices, and do unlawful actions. The ethos of her writing was showed using real life figures a mother, a sister, a friend, and the seducing old friend. Oates portrayed that everything that happens in our life has direct connection with the people around us. What we do and what they do have vice-versa effects on one another.The give-and-take of her writing was showed by presenting the demonic old friends method of seducing Connie in a logical way. He spoke of anything that Connie desired and feared that led Connie to surrender in the end. The Pathos of her writing was showed by using thrilling situations like the facet where Connie was left alone in the house and then Arnolds friend suddenly came to threat and seduce him. Connie has appeared pitiful and powerless compared to the older strangers actions.