It is worth noting, for example, that the two widowed
ladies discussed earlier were identified with their full names and titles.
Unorthodox as it may seem, seeing The Widow's Tears as offering the wish-fulfillment fantasy of a wealthy widow-marriage goes a long way towards settling the critical debate over whether the play condemns the women's "fall" from widowed
chastity or presents it as a fortunate fall into self-knowledge, breaking life-denying societal restrictions to acknowledge human sexual needs.
Lopata's (1973) widowed
subjects in poverty appeared to be unable to afford the expenses of engaging in a social relationship.
My own case is as follows: I have been widowed
seven and a half years; left with a house on mortgage; burdened with all maintenance, extortioniate rates etc irrespective of the fact that I live alone.
In countries embroiled in conflicts, women are often widowed
young and must bear the heavy burden of caring for their children amid fighting and displacement with no help or support.
The last section presents the proprieties of the widowed
estate and ends with Erasmus's early eulogy of his first patron, the widow Berta Heyen.
In light of the new findings, Siegel suggests that churches, temples and community organizations consider developing aggressive outreach programs offering emotional support to widowed
men after the death of a family member.
At the end of the India-Pakistan War of 1971, thousands of widowed
womenere left to fend for themselves.
men were more likely to marry and unmarried men more likely to hire a female servant than women to hire a male one, it seems clear that "men were at least as dependent on women's labour as the reverse" (195).