By Tennessee Williams
It's a hot June morning within the West finish of St. Louis within the mid-thirties––a attractive Sunday for a picnic at Creve Coeur Lake. yet Dorothea, one in all Tennessee Williams’s most tasty "marginally youthful," endlessly hopeful Southern belles, is domestic watching for a mobile name from the central of the highschool the place she teaches civics––the guy she expects to satisfy her deferred goals of romance and matrimony. Williams’s unerring discussion unearths all the 4 characters of A attractive Sunday for Creve Coeur with precision and readability: Dorothea, who does even her "setting-up exercises" with poignant flutters; Bodey, her German roommate, who desires to pair Dotty together with her beer-drinking dual, blood brother, thereby assuring nieces, nephews, and a relatives for either herself and Dotty; Helena, a fellow instructor, with the "eyes of a predatory bird," who want to "rescue" Dotty from her vulgar, universal atmosphere and replacement a chic yet sterile spinster existence; and pass over Gluck, a newly orphaned and distraught neighbor, whom Bodey comforts with espresso and crullers whereas Helena mocks them either. concentrating on one morning and one come upon of 4 ladies, Williams once more skillfully explores, with comedian irony and nice tenderness, the which means of loneliness, the necessity for human connection, in addition to the inevitable compromises one needs to make to get via "the long term of life."
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9–12 Dem. 55 –56 Dem. Ep. 30 Xen. Cyr. 2 Xen. Cyr. 18 Xen. Oec. e. The plague-stricken are nursed by family and friends 399 Persian soldiers in Byzantium are nursed by Cleander, the Spartan governor 394/3 Thrasylochus is nursed in last illness by a loyal friend assisted by one slave c. 364 Young Athenian woman who falls ill is cared for by Pasiphon; her husband or ex-husband Aphobus sits with her 355 or 341 Victim of street assault is nursed back to health 343 –340 Phrastor is nursed back to health by his cast-off wife and her mother, Neaera 323 Pytheas is nursed in last illness by two mistresses fictional Astyages is nursed by members of the royal Median household, including his young grandson Cyrus fictional Araspus, a Mede, receives care from Panthea via her servants fictional The wife of Ischomachus is to make sure that sick servants receive care or in transit, the evidence suggests that most nursing care was administered at home (Schneider 1955, 262).
Chapter 1 explores a speech by Isocrates called the Aegineticus, in which the speaker describes how he devoted six months to nursing a friend in his last illness. His courtroom statement, seen in the context of Greek healing, reflects attitudes toward illness and suffering and delineates expectations laid upon the friends and family of the sufferer. It takes us to the heart of the oikos, the household unit on which Athenian society rested. The friendship between the two men, as depicted by the speaker, features trust, closeness, and affection; and the speaker earns a place in his friend’s oikos in part by caring for the dying man as a kinsman should.
Another is their apparent lack of concern. ” 57 This indictment of Thrasylochus’ relatives for their uncaring behavior contributes to an overall impression that, in the context of home nursing, epimeleia was an important virtue. 28) that his toils demanded the greatest care ( pleiste¯ s epimeleias). Other words related to melo¯ and melomai occur in the Aegineticus, most conspicuously amelein, which is used twice. The first time, the speaker recalls the earlier exodus from war-torn Siphnos, contrasting his own vigilant care with the neglectful behavior of those less stalwart than he (20): After this, when there was a flight from the city with such uproar and fear that some people neglected (amelein) even their own relations, not even amid these evils was I content that I could save the members of my own household, but .