The main character’s courage to break the gender roles of her time first reveals itself when she kills a vagrant attacker. After her kill, Mariko recalls how she has used one of the seven principles of bushidō: “She’d fought off her assailant. And in doing so, she’d displayed one of the seven virtues of bushidō: Courage. The way of the warrior” (Ahdieh 38). The kill itself is a large step
Therefore, the lady had killed the victims and stuffed them to preserve their bodies and remember them. Hence, if she forgot their names, she would go down to the guestbook where she made them write their names. As in the real world, after killing their victims, they keep the body and treasure it in their own way as a remembrance of the murder. Clearly, there is a connection between the landlady and actual serial killers because the lady
So although Macbeth was killed by rebels, Lady Macbeth has ultimate responsibility for his death. Lady Macbeth is responsible for killing her husband because she pressured him into the killing of others, which ended up getting him killed. As soon as Lady Macbeth found out she was becoming wife to the Thane of Cawdor, all she wanted was more power. Lady Macbeth applied pressure on Macbeth In Act 1 Scene 7 Lines 38-41 by saying, “. .
“But in Rasheed’s eyes she saw murder for them both. And so Mariam raised the shovel high, raised it as high as she could, arching it so it touched the small of her back.” (349). This quote was the moment before Mariam’s life would end, she killed Rasheed to save the people she loved which was Laila, Aziza, and Zalmai. But, Mariam’s action would have conscious she knew that she would have to admit to the police. “I admit to what I did, brother,” Mariam said, “But, if I hadn’t, he would have killed her.
Invaders attack the community and burn it to the ground. Lauren Olamina, the only daughter of the family, and narrator of the story, managed to escape. However, the rest of her family was all killed, except for her father Mr. Olamina left the house one night and never returned. The tragedy of losing her entire family was devastating to Lauren and she often utilized writing to calm her mind. One of the first entries in her journal reads “All that you touch, you change.
Leah was the first one of the Price sister to notice their sister being bitten by seeing “Ruth May’s bare left shoulder, where two rd puncture wounds stood out.” (Kingsolver 364) Rachel’s reaction to the death of her sister says a lot about the character she developed into here in the Congos. When her sister passed, she thought about what would happen when she got home. The only thing that really got her feelings in a twist is how she believes she will be seen as the “girl they’d duck their eyes from and whisper about as tragic.” (Kingsolver 367) She was sad at first but just cared about what others back home thought of home. Selfishness is in full force in Rachel at this moment. When a kid dies in Congo, the mother and whole
She also stole her sons arm from the hall. Grendel’s mother also took Hrothgar’s friend and killed him. After Beowulf found this out he was ready to go to war with her. Beowulf tracks down Grendel’s mother and they go to war. This was a tough battle.
However, in Hogan’s novel Power this idea comes most to life. After Ama, a strong traditional woman, has killed a panther, she tells the younger Omishto that she must tell the truth about her crime, except for a description of the cat’s appearance. Not until later in the novel does the reader discover the reason for this omission. Omishto realizes that to describe the run down and sickly appearance of the panther to the elders, “would cut their world in half. It would break their hearts and lives.
However, for Hagar to free herself, she can only do so in death. She has been condemned to death ever since Milkman “used her imminent arrival and feeble attempt at murder as an exercise of his will against hers – an ultimatum to the universe. ‘Die, Hagar, Die’” (301). The only piece of humanity left in her after Milkman’s stunt is to question why Milkman does not find her hair attractive (315). Hagar, unknowingly, sacrifices herself in order to regain her humanity even though, as Pilate states at her funeral, “she was loved” (319).
(Pascoe, 577-578)The quote explains how girls at River high barely use the word “fag” because it did not account for femininity. Unlike Grendel, his mother is more powerful and she represents Beowulf’s feminine counterpart. Grendel’s mother kills Beowulf men to avenge the death of her son. She takes the form of a shape-swifter, meaning she can take the form of any human being. She appears as a very attractive
Eversince the brief affair with John proctor Abigail is seeking revenge on Elizabeth Proctor’s life. Abigail convinces Tituba (slave for Reverend Parris) to put a curse on Elizabeth Proctor so she can take the place as wife for John Proctor.” ABIGAIL, pulling her away from the window: I told him everything; he knows now, he knows everything we—BETTY: You drank blood, Abby!You didn 't tell him that! ABIGAIL: Betty, you never say that again! You will never—BETTY: You did, you did! You drank a charm to kill John Proctor 's wife!
Little did they know that she was bearing a weapon which she ended up using. Killing Miles, Ani and other workers in the building. Gloria then went onto shooting herself in the head, sparing Dean’s life because he was always nice to Gloria. As for Kendra, she survived since she was outside at Starbucks. Now eight months later, Kendra and Dean decide to meet up at Starbuck to talk about the so called Gloria incident and their current aspirations.