The character Mama decided that she had enough of her eldest daughter Dee(Wangero) getting whatever she wanted while her youngest daughter Maggie stood by in fear. Mama knew that Maggie feared her sister, because as Dee arrived at their home “Maggie attempts to make a dash for the house, in her shuffling way, but I stay her with my hand. (151)” Maggie is used to Dee getting everything while she stood back
In order to save herself, she accuses the innocent and is responsible for nineteen people’s death. Every action she does is against Elizabeth, one being what she did with the poppet. In this scene, Cheever says “The girl, the Williams girl, Abigail Williams, sir. She sat to dinner in Reverend Parris’ house tonight, and without a word nor warnin’ she falls to the floor.” (1306) It is clear that Abigail has watched Mary stick the needle in the poppet, knowing that the doll was in Elizabeth’s house.This action brings an uproar in the play. John wants Mary to tell the truth but she tells him that if she does, Abigail will tell about their sexual encounters.
“Mrs. Outlaw said he wanted the children, but the mother wouldn’t allow it” (Ryan, Pg.74). This exemplifies that Santiago wanted the children, but Skyla didn’t allow him which Naomi realizes that her father loved them since the beginning. Naomi then comes up with a plan to find her father and get an approval from him to let her stay with her grandma instead of her ruthless mother. “I told the truth about your mother and that my wishes are for you and Owen to live with Maria” (Ryan, Pg.222).
M’Lynn is a perfect example of a Steel Magnolia. She is very devoted to her family, especially Shelby. M’Lynn spend time and energy protecting her daughter. When the play begins, M’Lynn realizes that she is losing control over Shelby’s life due to the engagement. Shelby is soon to be married so M’Lynn can not shelter her the way she always has.
Katniss' mother is not accepting the death of her husband by blocking out everyone, which is almost exactly the same response as Geneva to her situation. Both Geneva's and Katniss' mother's responses influence their daughters in ways that they will never forget in their lifetime. Because Geneva is so caught up in her own mess and doesn't recognize reality, a Saranell is deeply
“Of all the gin joints, in all the towns, in all the world, she walks into mine.” These are the words spoken by Rick Blaine as he drinks himself into a slight stupor to cope with the grand entrance of the beautiful, yet mysterious Ilsa Lund. These two mentioned above are former lovers and the two main characters of the 1942 film Casablanca. Why Rick speaks these words with despair is because of Ilsa Lund, whose archetype is common in most if not all noir movies. This archetype is known as the femme fatale which literally translates to, fatal woman. The particular focus of the femme fatale and its characteristics is Ilsa Lund, female star of Casablanca, who exhibits the major and auxiliary qualities of the femme fatale character as well as her hidden intentions.
In “Everyday Use,” two sister Dee and Maggie have different views on how they should preserve and honor their heritage. The story is told from the point of view of their mother, Ms. Johnson, and it is from her that we learn about the difference in the sister’s characters. Dee, who changes her name to Wangero, is outspoken and is the educated sister. Maggie is shy and appears to be ashamed of the burns on her skin. “[Maggie] thinks her sister has held life always in the palm of one hand, that ‘no’ is a word the world would never learn to say to her” (Walker 6).
Lady Macbeth’s lust for power was evident as she pushed Macbeth to kill Duncan because she wanted to be queen, but after the deed is done, it is apparent that it has messed with her mind. If it was a common act to sleepwalk and talk in your sleep the gentlewoman would not assume the doctor could prescribe medicine to help. Lastly, it is apparent that Lady Macbeth’s lust for power drove her to insanity when she committed suicide. Macbeth and Seyton heard a scream and Seyton went to check on the cause. After returning he made the statement, “The queen, my lord, is dead.” (Cowther 5:5: 17).
She later asks if it's an opportunity for her mom only. She does not see any benefits for her and concludes that the choice of change is due to selfishness not bettering of both parties. She thinks that it is unfair that he mom makes all the decisions because she disagrees with them. Her mom is deciding to do this "finally graduate" and change their lives for the better. While away the daughter will have to stay with her Grandma who she doesn’t know well.
Mary Warren, a teenage girl from the story, supposedly Abigail’s friend, was making a poppet for Goody Proctor, John’s wife, in the courtroom beside Abigail. Mary stuck the needle in the poppet’s stomach for safe keeping. Abigail saw the needle and soon stabbed herself with a needle as if the doll were a voodoo doll and accused Goody Proctor of witchcraft out of pure jealousy that Elizabeth is married to John, and wanted her to be hanged. Cheever stated, “She sat to dinner in Rev. Parris’ house and without a word she falls to the floor.