As a child was she was by her father with Justa Samperio her mother. Justa was an alcoholic woman who mistreated and physical abuse Barraza. “One day her mother lost in his addiction and not having money, changed to Juana for three beers, allowing an older man molesting Juana and raping her. José Lugo was the man who tormented Juana over four years.” (Arcia, 2011). Barraza was sumitted to constant sexual abuse every time her mother ran out of money to buy beer.
(2013), by putting this in consideration Mayella Ewells deceived herself, poured her anger on hopeless man, she uses her powers to oppress who is weaker than her, she was angry of society, angry because her father oppresses her. She wants a better life for herself. She found herself a mother for her siblings, she didn’t go to school, and when she liked a black man and seduced him. He is the one that she can control and everything else she is just powerless. She was devastated when he refuses her; she wanted to remove him from her way, instead of telling the truth she accused him of raping her fact that making advance towards Tom Robinson (the black man) gives Mayella power.
The novel Speak, by Laurie Halse Anderson, is about a girl named Melinda, who shows signs of depression throughout the story. She has no friends and is hated by people she doesn’t even know. This is because she called the cops at a party, where she was raped. Anderson includes literary elements to show how Melinda is depressed. Throughout the novel, she uses many different literary elements to show Melinda’s conflict.
Both women and children are granted no voice, no bodily integrity. If they are lucky like Claudia and Frieda Macteer, they will learn resistance strategies from their parents. But, if they are unlucky like Pecola Breedlove, they will learn various kinds of disempowered response. The novel also shows not only the suffrage of racial oppression, but also the tyranny and violation brought upon them by the men in their lives. The theme of male oppression over the women in the novel reaches its brutal climax during Pecola's father rape for her.
One of the tortured soul who killed innocent people was Edmund Kemper. He suffered from an offensive childhood at his mother’s hands. Most of the time it’s the troubled childhood that lead serial killers to kill but sometimes other factors like mental conditions and the inability to fulfil their physical and sexual desires can contribute as well; hence, making it a mystery that what exactly is that derives serial killers to kill. Edmund always had a difficult relationship with his alcoholic mother, who forced him to live in the basement. She was wary of him that he might hurt his sisters as he decapitated their dolls’ heads and forced his sisters to play ‘gas chamber’ with him.
She threatens him with lynching because he is the only Negro on the farm. Curley's wife is slowly going insane from the isolation that the farm brings. She acts out because of the way others have treated her. Nonetheless, she is still a selfish and frustrated
Elizabeth was right for lying to the court about John Proctor’s infidelity. Elizabeth believed it was her fault for him turning away due to the strictness she kept due to her belief that no one could truly ever love her since she was so ordinary. “I counted myself so plain, so poorly made, no honest love could come to me" (144). Elizabeth goes on to say how during the three months she was taken, she looked into herself and could not blame Proctor for being a lecher. This is because Elizabeth had sins of her own, also by being a cold wife had prompt Proctor 's lechery.
Both poems aim to convey the severity of the issue of sexism. Both also extend their points into showing how, women, from a young age, are discouraged from their dreams and are told that they are less than males, oppressed and exploited by males for their own advantage. In International Girls Day, Lam conveys this concept through straightforward phrases “Who has been told she can 't attend school although her brothers can”, “Who is stoned for a rape that male judges call adultery”, “Who weeps or who can no longer weep / because of the men who trespass her body;” ; and thinly veiled references, “Who is beaten and fearful; who is beaten, but fearless”, “Who is starved because she speaks out, speaks back, just speaks”, “Who has had acid thrown on her dreams”. Therefore, through the use of many different language devices and techniques, both poems manage to convey a complex, clear stance on the topic of
11.) Pecola 's life issue is she has an inferiority complex, which causes the majority of the conflict in the book. "It had occurred to Pecola some time ago that if her eyes were different, that is to say, beautiful, she herself would be different." Pecola starts to think she is ugly because her neighbors are tell her that they think she is ugly, the way her own family treats her, and her friends. Pecola 's mother even says in the book that she thinks Pecola is ugly, "Eyes all soft and wet.
Hamlet’s views on women is adulterous which pertains to the misogynistic tendencies in the play; thus, Hamlet’s mother, Gertrude, sparks up his misogynistic approaches. Hamlet is repulsed with Gertrude since she was quick to re-wed immediately following Old Hamlet’s death and cries: “She married. O, most wicked speed, to post / With such dexterity to incestuous sheets!” (1.2.156-157). Hamlet is shocked that his mother remarries to Claudius, Old Hamlet’s brother, before letting the tears on her cheek to dry. This quotation illuminates Gertrude’s act of incest which can be classified as an aspect of adultery.