Wife-Definition Essay

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A wife is a married woman; woman who has a husband; a man’s partner in marriage. (Oxford Dictionary) Is this surface definition of “wife” in actuality means to the husband and also the wife herself? Every married man wishes to have a good wife. Many people advice the new bride to be a good wife to her husband. But what are the makings of a good wife? Many women don’t know about it. But most of these qualities of a good wife are already ingrained in a woman and the rest can be developed. Good wife devotes herself to the husband, loving caring of her husband, and very dependent on husband. Wife is a husband soul-mate, husband’s most intimate woman. First of all, good wife devotes herself the whole life to her husband and family and for the husband she willing to pay all of herself but she shouldn’t be a slave and let you order about. But still, in this modern society, there is some country a wife’s a slave to her husband legally, such as Saudi Arabia. Nevertheless, wives have their rights, feelings and obligations. Husband is not ought to had wife at his beck and call as a servant. In additional, wife help the husband pass through the generation. Suffer a lot during the time of pregnancy and also the painful in travail, later then facing a lot of difficulty on raising children. According to the short story of “Lamb to the Slaughter” by Roald Dahl, the husband Mr. Patrick Maloney often does not think about his wife Mrs. Mary Maloney’s feelings and he is rather controlling over her. He says things forcefully to Mary, for example, “sit down” and “Listen”. And ended up, Mary is timid and for sure she will complete Patrick told or it can say as command. (Dahl) A good wife will devotes herself to the husband and also respect to her husband however, husbands shouldn’t think or feel that whatever the wife do are inevitable or necessary. Next, good wife is also loves caring on her husband with no complaints. And also wife will attentive to know everything...
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