a mass-mediated atavistic discourse, representation, and belief grounded in natural hierarchy, heteronormative-patriarchy, hypermoralism, sexual dissemblance, wifedom
, motherhood, beautification for others, erotophobia, phallic power, and racial loyalty that reproduces, maintains, holds together, and justifies jezebelian ho discourse and theology, the discourse on black ladyhood, the myth of the black matriarchate, and the black "nuclear" project in the name of black normalcy and racial progress.
This book examines popular television, film, and literature, as well as mass-market news, womenAEs magazines, new media, and advice culture to understand developments in marriage for women in the US, showing that wifedom
and marriage are the main modalities for postfeminist media to represent female life cycles and negotiate norms of femininity.
Incidentally, it's no coincidence that's the year that Jon Bon Jovi crushed my dreams of rock chick wifedom
by marrying someone else.
I scaled the ivory tower not wifedom
, found muscles I never thought I had.
She considers her marriage legitimate; her problem is that she has lost her reputation for wifedom
due to her husband's entrenched belief that he was already married.
Though Austen has never overtly argued that wifedom
is a "profession," she elevates the role of navy wife to that status.
According to Nat Arling in his 1898 Westminster Review article, "What is the Role of the 'New Woman'?," this new female archetype had a social responsibility that extended beyond what could be read as the self-serving desire merely to escape the confining bounds of wifedom
This life of wifedom
, motherhood, laundry, sex on Saturday mornings (if then), and playing trains on the floor for hours on end.
Closer to home, Cheryl Cole, post pop, post X Factor - UK and US - and post footballer's wifedom
, has announced she fancies herself as a fashion designer.
Motherhood and wifedom
were not duties to Norris; they were a mantle she wore proudly wrapped around her shoulders, a "gift" that comforted her and nurtured her in the decades with Norman and the entire brood, a cloak that warmed her even in "bad times." However, she likely would have said those days were far outweighed by the good times in all ways.
She is retiring to old-fashioned wifedom
, it seems.
If Maud de Caus was not already well-suited to noble wifedom
, moreover, the romance suggests that she has more to offer her husband.