Essay on The inside story

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In the story "Shiloh", Norma Jean is leaving her husband Leroy after sixteen years of marriage. When Leroy comes home after experiencing a truck driving accident injuring his leg, Norma Jean isn't sure what to think of it. Bobbie Ann Mason uses feminine and masculine characteristics in the characters actions to symbolize that the gender roles have been reversed from the drastic changes that are taking place. IN the beginning Norma Jean begins to weight lift to build her muscle while Leroy sits and watches. Leroy also starts knitting and building models to fill up his free time.

Gender roles are the social and behavioral norms that are generally considered appropriate for either a man or woman in a social or interpersonal relationship. Due to Leroy injuring his leg and having to stay at home instead of be on the road, this causes the roles to reverse in the story. In the beginning Norma Jean is use to being at home alone and not having to worry about another person being around to include in her everyday schedule. Leroy starts to notice this when he wakes up in the mornings to an open spot next to him in bed. In the story "Shiloh", Norma Jean is leaving her husband Leroy after sixteen years of marriage. When Leroy comes home after experiencing a truck driving accident injuring his leg, Norma Jean isn't sure what to think of it. Bobbie Ann Mason uses feminine and masculine characteristics in the characters actions to symbolize that the gender roles have been reversed from the drastic changes that are taking place. IN the beginning Norma Jean begins to weight lift to build her muscle while Leroy sits and watches. Leroy also starts knitting and building models to fill up his free time.

Gender roles are the social and behavioral norms that are generally considered appropriate for either a man or woman in a social or interpersonal relationship. Due to Leroy injuring his leg and having to stay at home instead of be on the road, this causes the roles to reverse in the story. In the beginning Norma Jean is use to being at home alone and not having to worry about another person being around to include in her everyday schedule. Leroy starts to notice this when he wakes up in the mornings to an open spot next to him in bed. In the story "Shiloh", Norma Jean is leaving her husband Leroy after sixteen years of marriage. When Leroy comes home after experiencing a truck driving accident injuring his leg, Norma Jean isn't sure what to think of it. Bobbie Ann Mason uses feminine and masculine characteristics in the characters actions to symbolize that the gender roles have been reversed from the drastic changes that are taking place. IN the beginning Norma Jean begins to weight lift to build her muscle while Leroy sits and watches. Leroy also starts knitting and building models to fill up his free time.

Gender roles are the social and behavioral norms that are generally considered…