The Trophy Husband
Editha meets her fiance under rather boring and lackluster circumstances. Her fiance, George Gearson was simply a male friend and in a moment that she could not take back, she had accepted his proposal of marriage, ?George Gearson had simply asked her for her love?, and she gave her love to him, without, as it were thinking (258).? Editha is seeking her knight in shining armor. She wants to experience the ?high? of being with a man who could ?do something worthy to have won her (259).? This woman, not satisfied with the state of her relationship chooses to change it. A war is taking place and Editha sets into motion a plan of action that will have George be an active participant in it. This paper will attempt to illustrate the persuasive techniques of an idealistic woman in her quest for the ?trophy husband?.
Throughout history men have lived and died for their religious beliefs. Wars have been won and battles have been lost in the name of higher deities. Both men and women have taken up the sword in the name of a higher power. From the Crusades to the
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