What makes this even more a source of horror, is the change not only in language but also the content of that language, in particular sexual speech. The first mention of this is when the doctors says: “She advised me to keep my goddamn fingers away from her cunt.”6 Then the highlight of this change is when she masturbates with a crucifix, telling her own mother to “lick” her.7 This becomes a horror as it destroys the image of the innocent child. Her vulgar language, actions and knowledge of sexuality, are the opposite of what she knew before and what is expected of a girl her age. Cynthia Freeland points out that 'horror involves severe violation of our sense of moral...order '8 which can be applied to this situation. In addition, there is also the image of the pure, innocent female that is destroyed.
39). Iago constantly uses his “innocence” to make Othello jealous and start to assume that it is true. These actions eventually lead to a tragic event. Iago’s manipulation has driven Othello insane, leading to Iago’s plans on his last night. Othello tells Iago to go get some poison to kill Desdemona, but Iago refuses and just tells him to strangle her in her bed (IV.
In Curley’s wife’s case, she was being blamed for something solely for the reason of her being a woman. Technically speaking, the real reason Candy, George, and Lennie's plan got called off was because Lennie killed Curley’s wife, and George did not think it was possible to go without him. However, Candy takes his anger out of Curley’s wife just because she is the person that Lennie killed. Even though she is dead, he shows her no mercy. She is stilled called names.
The witnesses ' failure to testify truthfully equated to the punishment of blindness and castration for lying about what they saw and performed sexually. She is guided by the principle of retaliation when she punished the two false testifiers showing that Claire is actual more archaic by drawing on
Hideous Woman-A crazed woman covered in hideous sores who tells Thomas that he is meant to save them all from the Flare. The Creators- The individuals who designed the experiments conducted on the Gladers, the ones who imprisoned them in the Glade. Themes
John Proctor was more sacrificial because one selfish action should not define a person’s life as a whole. John Proctor is a sacrificial character because he revealed himself as a lecher in attempt to save those accused of witchcraft. By revealing Abigail 's true intentions with the accusation, he thought maybe the court would call off the witch hunt. When Proctor first told Abigail about his idea, she replied by saying “You will confess to fornication? In the court?” which Proctor responded with “If you will have it so, so I will tell it” (Miller 142).
Name:Roshan Mistry Miss Reid Date: 30/05/2016 Question : How does Carol Anne Duffy use imagery to convey jealousy in the poem Medusa? In Medusa, Carol ann Duffy presents the character as a very jealous and vengeful woman. She wants revenge. The narrator has a hesitation that her lover is being unfaithful and rude which has she has been cursed and has also made her into a harsh and angry Gorgon. In “Medusa,” the mythical protagonist is seen as being consumed by jealousy toward her old lover.
Hedda is a victim of all the negative qualities that can be imagined. Ibsen has tried to move away from the stereotypical women by sketching feminist dramas but yet when he deprives the woman of her doll-like exquisiteness and angelic beauty, he still remains confined to the stereotypical women rather he makes them monstrous and treacherous. In my research, I will look out to these questions that How can a loving wife neglect and torture her husband? How can she insult her husband and his relatives? How a female can negate her child?
Oh, I marvel how such a (Beating her fists against his chest.) strong man may let such a sickly wife be…” (1140). The hatred for Elizabeth by Abigail is a significant factor in her cause for desire to continue the witchcraft accusations. Through several degrees of separation, the decision made by John to only serve himself ultimately led to his own undoing. A selfish choice by Proctor resulted in the
The impression that Miss Emily gives us about her is that she is a “necrophiliac”. Necrophilia means a sexual attraction to dead bodies. She is mentally disturbed, and driven to her act by insanity. Miss Emily kills her victim, Barron, to keep him around because she truly loves him and she does not want to let go. Both protagonists have a distorted perception of