The Importance Of Gender Influence On Society's Gender Roles

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Loud music. Drinks. Games. The gathering of friends ready to have some fun. A party brings people together no matter in celebrating a birthday or a job promotion. This is the time of laughter, drinking, and dancing the night away. A group of girls who never met before sparks up a conservation that reveals their past experiences with the opposite sex. Everyone opens up without feeling embarrassed.Women together are willing to share their secrets with no problem at all. Smiles are all round except for one married couple. A sudden cease of the girls’ vivid conversation by an impatient husband puts the wife in an uncomfortable mindset. She mindlessly obeys her husband without any back talk. Her obedience to male dominance echos many wives actions …show more content…
They are antisocial mainly due to their dominant nature. Berg reveals her stance on men: “I am angry at them for the way they sling their advantage about-interrupting, taking over, forcing endings, pretending to not understand what equality between the sexes necessitates, thus ensuring that they are always and forever the ones who say when” (242). The need for men to call the shots reflect on society’s gender roles. Men are typically the one whom bring home the bacon and take care of the financial aspect of the household. Due to their role description, they tend to make the final decision on issue situation that arises. The interruptions and forced ending Berg refers to reflects on the plot or conflict in the story. Jane’s husband approaches the group and questions his wife on the subject of the conversation. She replies with “Oh, you know. Just girl talk” (Berg 241). That response angers her husband, adding more fuel to the fire. Jane has to end her conversation with her girl friends to leave with her impatient, eager-to-leave husband. Many wives have fell in Jane’s position worldwide. Males lack of communication skills mirror their dominant nature within today’s …show more content…
A woman 's view towards sexuality is expressed with vivid details and emotions. Women are more emotional creatures than men. Men hardly ever show happiness and sadness with their facial expressions. The women within the group opens up with their secrets pertaining to their first encounters with males. A blonde- haired woman gives her recount of a Spin-The-Bottle game from her teenage years: “But a certain Paul Drummond was too fast for her that night, and smacked a kiss right on her mouth. She said she’d intended to get angry, but instead backed with pleasant shock into the washer hard enough to make a noise that roused the supposedly supervising parent from sleep.” (Berg 239). Blondie was not embarrassed in telling her first kiss to the other women present. Another woman (Jane) took the dialogue to the next level with her provocative question for the group: “Oh well, kissing was one thing, but do you remember the first time you touched a d**k?”(Berg 240). Jane’s question got everyone excited to give their juicy recollection of their first experience of that nature. The excitement drew the women together like old friends. Women are open with their sex life that corresponds with how society view women as great listeners and

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