Unformatted text preview: -george gets angry, defends louise and the maids, and stands up to wittendale, kicks him out of the apartment-all the women hug Jefferson-While george maintains dominant male roll and orders louise around, she still does what she wants—i.e. having the union meeting against georges order -louise has a mind of her own, not afraid to go against her husband-mre dominant that Bob Newhart’s wife Emily—did not ask george to have meeting, just did it -Florence also talks to george in a comfortable manner, not really afraid of him-represents historically black marriages—men were not necessarily head of household in black families; black women worked and therefore had a say in how the house was run -slavery did not allow for masculinity to thrive in black families -compared to Emily who wants a more purpose driven life, Louise is comfortable living a life of leisure—stays at home AND has a maid...
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- Spring '05
- The Jeffersons, uptight white man, dominant male roll, supports union -george