Once her father comes in, Juliet attempts to also sever the bond, although he manages to do it all himself, threatening “for my soul, I’ll ne’er acknowledge thee” if she does not end up marrying Paris. Lastly, and most importantly, Juliet turns away from her closest confidant and friend, the Nurse. Juliet calls her a “damned old lady” and ‘wicked fiend,” stating that “thou and (her) bosom henceforth shall be twain.” Although she says this to herself, in her mind, she is breaking the last of her ties to childhood, she realises she can’t rely on her Nurse anymore. This last step is the final difference, bringing her changing loyalties into light. Juliet clearly demonstrates that they are to her
Pilate regularly defies the normal gender roles of society by embodying more masculinity than many other characters in the novel. As the mentor of Milkman, this motif of Pilate’s masculinity allows her to take on a role in Milkman’s life that is a combination of both mother and father, positions in his life which are filled by deeply flawed individuals. From the moment Milkman meets Pilate, he is aware of the fact that Pilate is unique in her relation to the world around her. Leading her small family all by her own, she is still able to be as human as anyone else he had meet. In describing the fun that he was having while being in the presence of Pilate and her family, Milkman says “it was the first time in his life that he remembered being
She did not have much hope left anyways for her life because she annoyed the misfit with her ugly and selfish ways. In another quote the grandmother implies that the misfit is a good man by stating, "Yes it's a beautiful day," said the grandmother. "Listen, " she said, "You shouldn't call yourself the misfit because I know you're a good man at heart. I can just look at you and tell" (421). The grandmother doesn't know the misfit from Adam, yet she already gave him a persona that he has to match.
The narrator explains, “Then suddenly, the vehement mother avenged her son and wreaked destruction; death had robbed her” (Heaney 145). This quote is showing when Grendel’s mother stopped being mechanical. Her anger got the best of her, causing her to lose her mind and wreak havoc on Beowulf. Grendel’s accident causes her to lash out and viciously attack Beowulf. Instead of just sitting in her den she is searching for revenge, breaking out of her mechanical ways; which was the cause of her death.
The reason Proctor gives is that he wants to be remembered as a man who is honest and royal to his wife, and gets annoyed when the judge asks for a signature for confession. He insists what he has said is enough, and even so they would not let him off the hook (A. Miller). John Proctor, in fact, is strong willed enough to ignore herd mentality that pressures him to his last moments, but even his decision wavers between confess and not to confess, showing how powerful herd mentality is. That is from those who are accused, there are also the by-standers, like the judges, villagers, and etcetera. Nobody stands up for the accused directly in the entire play, even if they feel really guilty about all the people dying, they still did not step up and say something (Sundstrand).
Nora cryptically took out a bank credit. In doing as such, she conflicted with her significant other on the grounds that she knew he was against advances. In spite of the fact that, Nora went against her better half her demonstration is seen as a caring one since it was done with a specific end goal to spare her spouses life. Nora 's activity demonstrates that she is minding and can do things all alone. The disclosure of Nora 's mystery is her initial step to self revelation.
As for Antigone she became anger with her sister, Ismene, when she refused to help her bury their brother. Over all they are prideful individuals who withhold their stubbornness. For example when Oedipus, was not willing to yield to Liaus where the three rode 's meet and instead he decided to kill him for it and Antigone although it was the law that forbade her from burring her brother she decided to disobey and follow what was right to her. The also performed over the top self-harm; if they were not so dramatic they could of prevent their own deaths and the others around
Too much love can make you dangerous and too little of it can put you in danger. My love for my daughter is the lily among the thorns Something beautiful coming out of something ugly. Milkman in this story started off selfish and unable to feel empathy for others. As the story goes on Milkman begins to
Blanche always lies about what is really going on in her life to escape from painful circumstances. When Blanche arrived at Stella’s house, she explained she left her job because, “…[she] was exhausted by all [she] had been through [her]—nerves broke”(pg. 11). Blanche had made up this story to cover up the embarrassing circumstance of kissing a student and to shelter her from the humiliation. Also, Blanche plays emotional games with men to get the attention she needs to feel good.
His mother Gertrude then remarried to Claudius. Gertrude failed Hamlet as a mother by choosing to ignore his problems. Hamlet could have grieved properly and not have been tempted to murder if society at the time had been more accepting of men’s emotional health. It was Hamlet’s support system and society that had failed him, he was definitely justified to act hysterically. Although Ophelia had the best intentions, she abandoned Hamlet when he needed support and obeyed her father instead.