This is evidence of a more severe symptom of OCD, which would affect how you think, a symptom of paranoid schizophrenia. As a result, it is safe to say that Lady Macbeth suffers from both OCD and paranoid schizophrenia. Her symptoms of obsessively washing her hands in her sleep, her paranoia, and aggressive tendencies, is evidence of this. The main character of the play, who may or may not have suffered, does not hold a candle to the tragedy of his wife and accomplice. She may have been a strong character but the guilt and extreme nature of her crimes deteriorated her mind, and is speculated to have caused her early and quite untimely demise.
Speak is a book written about the internal and external conflicts that protagonist, Melinda faces after being raped by Andy Evans (“IT”) and hated by her peers for ruining an end-of-summer party. This has traumatized Melinda and she is too afraid to speak up. Anderson enhances the big theme of sadness and depression through similes, metaphors,
Our main character suffers from a “temporary nervous depression - a slight hysterical tendency” and, although can be psycho-analysed to be correct, suffers from a more intense mental illness than led on which is then perceived to be the underlying monster. With all this in mind, she is confined and removed from society by her husband and begins to lose her sanity. Even though most people would claim that the husband may be the monster, he actually does try to help her, but through what is considered outdated and obscene ways, but at the time was thought to help. She even talks about another doctor, but worse. This alludes the reader to remember the conditions of how mentally ill humans were treated and how most people would have to resort to mental institutions.
Lily then consequently comes to find that the tables are turned and that her mother is the one who is in need of forgiveness. She shows her struggle by saying, “people in general would rather die than forgive” (Kidd 277). Capriciously, she contemplates the situation thinking for one moment “it is over and done,” but in the next she “would be picturing her in the pink house, or out by the wailing wall” (Kidd 278). Ultimately, after her entire debacle, with thrown honey jars as well as many headaches, Lily comes to learn that “you have to find a mother inside yourself” (Kidd 288). This idea sets Lily at ease giving her the knowledge that everything is going to be peaceful from this moment on and that she can take the time to learn to forgive others, just as she has to learn to forgive
Multiple harsh scenarios give a detailed outline on how Blanche can ruin a character 's self esteem without doing much harm to her own. Blanche buries her own personal flaws by attention seeking , flirtatious behavior, lying and drinking. “Blanches most fundamental regret as we see her in new orleans, is not that she happened to marry a homosexual… Blanche’s concern that, when made aware of her husband 's sexuality she brought on the boys suicide” (Berkman 252) When Blanche judges somebody else it take weight off her shoulders from her own life struggles. Allan killing himself was just another layer of filth that Blanche tends not to acknowledge. The act of Allan Grey killing himself after Blanche discover’s that he is a homesexual is what started the chain of events for Blanche to take on majority of her traits.
In this novel, Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck, Curley’s wife is portrayed as a troublemaking, licentious, and desolate character. One example showing Curley’s wife being a troublemaker is when George first met her, he was very cautious. He said, “She’s gonna make a mess. They’s gonna be a bad mess about her. She’s jail bait all set on the trigger”’(51).
The nurse replies that "this will help counter-react the medicine", the medicine that was killing your child. This is the situation my mom was faced when giving birth to my sister, a situation that no parent should ever face; a preventable experience. My sister was diagnosed with cerebral palsy, and autism. When she was four her doctors told
Girls, Interrupted is a book by Susanna Kaysen. This book is about an eighteen year old girl who after seeing her therapist, gets put in a taxi and taken to McLean. Here she finds herself checking into a mental institution. The book talks about incidents that occur there for the next two years of her life. Throughout the book we learn about not only her mental illnesses but also the illnesses of the other patients.
The repressed self is released out by detaching from reality. This detachment allows her to be free from social norms as her madness now allows her to no longer conform to cultural bounds. Her final protest, thus, comes out in the form of insanity. She can now escape from the cage of her husband by refusing to accept her identity as a repressed woman. This text thus brings to focus the dark theme that cultural and social expectations of women are so rigid that the protagonist has to give up her identity as a sane woman to finally achieve the freedom she is denied through
“'Tis safer to be that which we destroy / Than by destruction dwell in doubtful joy.” Lady Macbeth claims that its better to be the person who were murdered than to be the killer and be tortured by guilt. It was at that moment the queen has thoughts of suicide. Eventually the guilt completely consumes her and she is no longer to function properly. When she is brought to go see a doctor, she exclaims while sleepwalking : “The thane of Fife had a wife: where is she now? / What, will these hands ne'er be clean?--No more o' / that, my lord, no more o' that: you mar all /with /this starting.”(5.
She was then rushed to the nearest hospital in San Pedro Sula while she was still inside the coffin. Dr. Claudia Lopez who attended Perez told local reporters, “The whole family rushed in, almost breaking the door down, carrying the girl in her casket. Furthermore, Dr. Lopez tried everything she could to revive the teenager but she was dead. “They put her back in the coffin and took her away again, back to the cemetery,” she added. The doctor believed that Perez experienced a severe panic attack that possibly stopped her heart activity when she collapsed the night she was suspected of being possessed by an evil spirit.
Marie Noe is an American serial killer. She was convicted in June 1999 of murdering eight of ten of her children. She was born in 1928 in Philadelphia, PA. She is still living to this day, and will get off of prohibition next year, but will serve five years of house arrest. Marie grew up with her parents having a troubled relationship. Her dad was a violent alcoholic who beat her mother, and her mom was violet to the kids.