Friendship between Women
Friendships are a gift. They’re supportive, honest, uplifting and sometimes they can even be a lifesaver. There’s nothing like having a close friend to rely on. A healthy friendship can often be benefiting our lives. Many studies have documented the differences in friendship among men and friendship among women. History does not celebrate female friendships, and there is a long standing myth that the greatest friendships have been between men. The male friendship is usually portrayed as the most unselfish and perhaps the highest form of human relationship, while women's friendships have been devalued and seen as frivolous and superficial. However, women typically describe their friendships in terms of closeness and emotional attachment. The characterizes of friendship between women in those three films Fried Green Tomatoes, A league of Their Own and Waitress are the willingness to share important feelings, thoughts, experiences, and support.
The two comedy-drama firms Green Tomatoes and A league of Their Own are released in the early 1990s. The two films used flashbacks to tell stories. In the Fried Green Tomatoes, Evelyn, an unhappy housewife meets an elderly woman Ninny in a nursing home. Ninny tells her a story of a friendship between two women, Ruth and Idgie in the year in the late 1930s. In A league of Their Own, an elderly lady Dottie, She reluctantly attends the induction of the All American Girls Professional Baseball League into the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown. She sees many of her former teammates and friends, prompting a flashback to the time of World War II in 1943. These two movies tell stories in World War II.
In A League of their Own, while all the American men players went to war in World War II, The American baseball league decides to keep the professional league running with women teams. Women teams show their...
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