La Inca has to do what is best for Beli and spare her life, even though it may hurt to be alone all over again. La Inca has been alone for years after the unexpected and tragic death of her husband, but she took care of Beli when she got her from her last guardians, more like strangers, had been there all her academic careers, and after the run in on Trujillo. The decision she has to make is a very impactful decision because Beli meets the father of her two kids when she sent her away. The decision makes La Inca very strong because La Inca is not thinking of herself, and the loneliness that she is going to experience again, rather she is thinking of her daughter’s safety and life. La Inca is also risking her own life because if Trujillo’s minions come looking again, they could get possibly kill La Inca for making her leave.
In conclusion, The Lottery” by Shirley Jackson builds up suspense by foreshadowing the horrible moment through the children who felt uneasy and collected rocks, creating a character that stands out from the crowd, Tessie Hutchinson, the person who saved her husband but could not save herself. More importantly, withholding the true nature of the story until the end, leading to the tragic death of Tessie
Gradually as, Tom lives his life he see how his parents’ approval came with a cost. When Tom finally had it with himself for killing his sister by accident, he thought of committing suicide, but the thought of,” ….Liza’s disapproval. She could make anyone suffer if she disapproved” (Steinbeck 408). Just the thought of his mother reminds him of the days how his mother can disapprove of him causing him great pain. The same pain that it took him to get an approval from her is the pain that he has to face with the consequences of his actions.
As Psyche’s and Liesel’s stories progresses, like any other human, they experience small joys and sorrows. However, when facing one of their greatest hardships yet, their character similarities clearly show through. Psyche’s husband- Cupid- leaves Psyche after he warns her, that if she is to take her sisters advice upon trying to discover his true identity, she would lose him forever, but curiosity got the best of her. She disobeys her faithful husband and discovers that he is the god of love. Cupid flies away without saying good-bye and Psyche is left wandering in search for him.
Vesuvius and the subsequent destruction of the area: that of Pliny the Younger. Pliny the Younger was the nephew of Pliny the Elder, a well-known historian. Pliny the Younger wrote a letter to Tacitus, a famous historian of the time, about the eruption and the death of his uncle. He told of how his mother, uncle, and he were on the other side of the bay from Vesuvius when they saw the enormous ash cloud. Pliny the Elder then received a letter from Tacitus’ wife, Rectina, telling him she was at the foot of the mountain and was terrified.
Jocasta exclaims, “You now, free yourself from these matters…” She was telling Oedipus that his curiosity was going to cause a mess. Tragic heroes always have a tragic flaw. So, Oedipus is a tragic hero because of his tragic flaw: curiosity. The interactions between Oedipus, Creon, and Jocasta advanced the story significantly. Once Oedipus found out about the killing of his father and marrying of his mother, everything goes downhill.
Only shortly thereafter does a vengeful wave hit her. As she speaks with Agememnon, she speaks of the revenge she seeks- "Revenge is what I want- / I 'd slave my whole life for it" (722-723). For killing her son, and even further, for selfish reasons, revenge on Polymestor is the only option Hekabe sees fit. Both of the previous instances flash us a hint of Hekabe 's true colors. She is brave, keen, and a bit conniving- but through it all, though we may not firsthand experience a mother 's love, we understand it, and in this moment we root for Hekabe and her revenge, because we can only imagine the grief and distress that Polymestor has caused her by taking her last remaining son.
His decision to be loyal to Argos later influences his daughter , Iphigenia , to make her decision to sacrifice herself in the name of Argos. Although, from the outside he seems like he is okay with his decision Agamemnon is still having an internal struggle with the idea of sacrificing his own flesh and blood as seen here when the messenger tells Clytemnestra “And the king, seeing his daughter coming for her death, Groaned bitterly and turned his head away Holding his cloak to hide the falling tears” [168-171] . This part of the story shows the Argonian king’s inability to make decisions in hard situations. Overall, in Iphigenia in Aulis Agamemnon is characterized as a child, showing ignorance and lack of conviction in the phase of hard
Now that Beloved is here, she is able to gain new insight about her family’s past and sufferings that they encountered. Beloved is taking Sethe away from the community by having her lose her job and even away from Paul D, who is no longer at the house. Beloved and Sethe become to have this great bond between both of them, which Denver is left out of. Seeing her mother become weaker and exhausted from the troubles of Beloved, Denver knew she had to do something, to the point that “she would have to leave the yard; step off the edge of the world, leave the two behind and go ask somebody for help” (Morrison 286). Denver is going out of isolation to help her mother is an act of becoming more independent.
From the beginning, Conrad had various problems in the way he thinks. From start to finish Conrad made a radical change in his life. He learned that his brother’s death wasn’t his fault and came to terms with the fact that his mother could never deliver him what he wants and needed to stop holding a grudge against her for that. Conrad was not the only one who experienced change; his mother, Beth, did as well. Beth realized that she could not love the way her family wanted her to and decided that herself and her social status were more significant than her own sons well-being.