Girls in Their Summer Dresses Summary Essay
Frances calling the Stevensons shows her attitude which is passivity and lack of idealism to confront the relationship with his husband. She is going to call the Stevensons because, she and her husband have nothing more to discuss about.
Michael's way of looking on women as mere bodies could suggest a kind of degradationwhich is to define a woman …show more content…
The time frames presented by the two authors reveal the scene of women being considered as the weaker sex. The two stories, however, exemplify an inner longing of the feminine sex of independence and freedom from their husbands. It suggests an inherent "soul" of the women to overcome the male domination by means of showing independence and the idea that they can live by themselves without the presence of husbands. In the life of Louise, it is her statement if a freed soul and body that shows her exclamation of independence and also her acceptance without too much grief the death of her husband. For Frances it was her statement of freeing Michael of any time he wants.
Women has always been the subject of degradationmostly of physical nature during the 18th and 19th century. Though some things have improved with the onset of women's rights in the mid-19th but some traditional things remained to persist. In the case of Louise, it can be suspected that the kind of repression is of physical and emotional nature. In