Landscapes in a sense is a walk through of an individual. For viewers to follow on these journeys without straying, they must look for signposts at the intersections of life and art. The landscape accentuate a characters life’s experience or system of beliefs or to a express an individual vision of the world. The scenery demonstrates your identity and who you are portrayed to become. The atmosphere of the landscape compares to personality and represents individualism. Seymour's, Peter's Apartment and the Victorian house portray identity. The landscapes in The Edible Woman by Margret Atwood serves to parallel and emphasize social and gender disparity.
The Victorian House represents what society expects women to be. The house is not just a house, yet it has meaning and importance to a traditional woman. The Landlady plays a role as a representation of a traditional woman who stands by her beliefs and who controls what takes place in the Victorian house. The Landlady enforces rules and symbolizes a strict mother figure or generalized conservative voice of society. She is also the gatekeeper for an old traditional female role. In the Victorian house there are rules to be followed, which include no alcohol or men. If these things were disobeyed the woman in the house would not be seen as respectable. “Oval- framed ancestors that guard the first stairways (Atwood 5)”; This quotation importance states that the Victorian house has photos of traditional woman that is there to guard and watch over what takes place in the Victorian house. The landscapes main objective is to portray what traditional women expect. This correlates to the landlady's character of the ideal woman because the Victorian house should be respected just like a woman. The landscapes in The Edible Woman by Margret Atwood serves to parallel and emphasize social and gender disparity.
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