They had four children, the two brothers fought to become the king but both died in battle. Antigone killed herself and her fiance, Haimon, tried to kill his dad, Creon. Haimon died by accidentally stabbing himself. Creon was the last person in the family alive and the play foreshadows his suicide due to the loss of his family. In the play, there is an epic hero.
She tell a story of a young girl named fwadaus who lost the house key of her uncle’s house .After losing the key fwadaus decided to burn her hand so as to attract sympathy from his uncle who mistreated her . The story says “this fateful day, she lost something not so little- she’d lost the key to the house and she was terrified of her uncle‘s wrath.” and the story continuously say. “Only two weeks ago, he had beaten fwadaus for spilling a pitcher of milk. She’d fallen and hit her head, knocking herself unconsciously for thirty seconds. She’d come to still lying on the floor as her uncle was shouting at her auntie not to help her.” This shows how physical abuse of her uncle pushed fwadaus to take bad decision of burning her
One lady by the name of Elena Estrada went by the nickname as “ heartbreaker “. Elena had been sentenced to seven years, for stabbing her unfaithful lover and opening up his chest then cutting out his heart and through his heart at his face. A male inmate with the name of Frank Leslie went by the name “ fast gun “. He shot his girlfriend in a drunken rage and a man in a gang, then later on he became a model inside the Yuma prison. Another man named Barney K Riggs goes by the name of “ Hero of the Gates Riot “.
True Grit, a novel by Charles Portis, tells a story about the journey a young girl named Mattie Ross takes for the vengeance of her father’s death. True Grit was published in 1968, in the novel, the story is taking place sometime after the American civil war ended. The story is narrated by Mattie, as she recalls the journey as an older woman. Mattie is a brave, independent and tough young girl. During the journey, Mattie is fourteen years old and she leaves behind her mother and younger siblings to avenge the unfair murder of her father by a man named Tom Chaney.
Faulkner’s story demonstrates totally different plot: there is an own main character, her mental disorder and its consequences for the society. In the case of Emily Grierson the problem appeared to be in the inherited disorder, as “people in our town, remembering how old lady Wyatt, her great-aunt, had gone completely crazy at last” (Faulkner 4); and the citizens’ attitude. Miss Emily felt a pressure from people because of own origins and behavior; and these conditions finally made her to kill Homer Barron, an only potential opportunity for marriage after her father’s death. After the crime Miss Emily was not able to get rid of the body and continued to live with it until her own death. It looked like Baron became the only victim of the character’s madness here.
In Ishmael Beah’s novel he states, “I joined the army to avenge the deaths of my family and to survive, but I 've come to learn that if I am going to take revenge, in that process I will kill another person whose family will want revenge; then revenge and revenge and revenge will never come to an end...” Children who decided to fight for revenge are not in a stable situation after they are angry and heartbroken. This quote proves that surviving is the main priority to child soldiers, so they do things without processing the
It’s seen as giving an eye for an eye. Mattie feels that since her father is gone and her mother is at home, she needs to be the one to carry out the murder of Tom Chaney, the man who killed her father. And she has every intention of doing just that. Revenge gave Mattie Ross the drive she needed to effectively avenge the death of her father.
“A Jury of Her Peers” and “The Day My Father Tried to Kill Us” have several similarities and differences; one of the biggest similarities is that both stories have to do with trauma. “A Jury of Her Peers’” trauma derives from the murder of Mr. Wright but the main trauma comes from gender-specific ways of seeing the world shown through the wives and their husbands. While “The Day My Father Tried to Kill Us”, the trauma derives from nightmares and an old memory. In the short story “A Jury of Her Peers,” the main characters are haunted by the violence that surrounds what happened to Mr. Wright and no one, but Mrs. Wright, knows what happened that night. Which this is similar to what happened in “The Day My Father Tried to Kill Us,” the main
When the parents found out of these charges they decided to sue him so he couldn’t sell his story for money. After a while they decided to drop the charges and move on with the case. June 1st was the start of this horrific event and when he was sentenced the death penalty there was relief and sorrow in the court room on March 16, 2004. He still awaits the day for his death by lethal injection. As the trial progressed they investigated his motivations for murdering his wife and unborn child and came across
Firstly, some woman may be victims of rape at any time. This is one the biggest reasons why abortion is considered normal and the solution for such a problem. A lot of woman have faced rape and could not accept the fact of becoming pregnant in this way. The woman may find it very hard to raise a baby born in these circumstances with no legal marriage and no father to take care of the child. The family’s girl may also become a victim as critics will increase towards this girl’s honor.
Margaret murdered her husband the morning after their huge argument about Mr.Macey’s drinking problem. She hit him on the back of the head with a frying pan, she moved his body, and she put a glass of alcohol in his hand.Mrs. Macey has to live with the fact that she murdered his husband, In or out of jail. She is a murderer and she deserves jail, prison, or
John Ramsey was finally discharged by DNA evidence in 2003, but when the case reopened in 2010, Ramsey was once again questioned as well as the rest of the remaining family. Patsy was also a suspect. One theory that people believe is that Patsy was a “stage mother”. she was very angry at JonBenet because she said she no longer wanted to compete in pageants and her mother struck her in rage. Like her husband, Patsy Ramsey was indicted for first degree murder in 1999 but was also discharged by DNA evidence in 2003.
Not only was this a force that drove Ishmael to becoming a child soldier, but it was a force that drove many children to becoming soldiers who killed anyone and everyone, in order for them to feel as if they had avenged the deaths of their family and loved ones. “…families have encouraged sons to join opposition groups as a means of avenging the deaths of family members or of seeking ‘blood revenge’” (Wessells). According to this text, it was actually a quite popular reason for people to have joined the armies at young ages. Children and adults alike both lost family members to the war, and the death of loved ones sparked anger as well as a will for revenge to get back at the people who killed their family and friends. The same thing seemed to have occurred for Ishmael, in the sense that his family was killed.
In the Elizabethan times they beheaded people and did many other horrific things. In The Hunger Games they killed people by attack and using strategies. Katniss and Peeta were chosen to go into battle to risk their lives for their families and their people. As there were multiple Hunger Games throughout time. Which was different than Romeo and Tybalt who would fight in the streets for fun whenever they felt the need to pick on each other.