Cleopatra, the Queen of Egypt seduced Julius Caesar to get what she wanted with Rome. Julius Caesar at the time was married and had an affair with her and later we find out shed is pregnant with his baby. This is not good in the eyes of the city because they were not on great terms,
Hatshepsut was intelligent because she knew what to do when Egypt needed a regent. Hatshepsut herself decided that she was perfect for this job. She helped Tuthmosis III rule, and slowly took over Egypt, because she wanted to make a slow change, not a sudden one. This is discussed in paragraph eleven, when the author states,”...appeared in public ceremonies first in behind, then beside, and eventually in front of her nephew.” Hatshepsut could have just taken over Egypt, but she wanted to prove herself equal as any other pharaoh. Stepping beside Tuthmosis III shows that Hatshepsut wanted her people, the Egyptians, to know that she was equal to Tuthmosis III, or somewhat as powerful as Tuthmosis III.
(Plutarch Life of Antony p.475) She was captured and quickly tried to take her life though was stopped by Proculeius. She then attempted starvation but ceased once Octavius threatened retribution against her children, he already gained power of the empire weeks prior and did not need her death to have control. However she died shortly after by a possible lethal injection by poison on a pin or what could also be a venomous snake bite. The date of her death is also a chronological problem, as it is often dated as exactly 1 Thorth, though could be dated back 18 days prior during the reign of her children. After hearing that Octavian was going to transport her to Rome, out what could have been shame brought her into action to killing
Political “Bombshell” “Sex is part of nature. I go along with nature.” ―Marilyn Monroe (“Marilyn Monroe”). What’s ironic about this quote is that this way of thinking led to Marilyn Monroe’s many problems in life with her scandalous affairs and wild sex life. Monroe was known as quite the promiscuous woman as well as a depressed train wreck who was destroying her career/life with drugs and other unhealthy substances. This lifestyle led her to make numerous reckless decisions such as getting involved with politicians which would eventually lead to her passing (Lindsey).
The Deceitfulness of Women “Against Women” and “The Thousand and One Arabian Nights” are literary works with great acclaim. Many parallels may be drawn between the two. One parallel between “Against Women” and “The Thousand and One Arabian Nights” is the deceitfulness of women depicted in each. In “Against Women”, the women are certainly deceitful in their words. In fact, the author of the work Juvenal quotes that “it takes her some time to strip down to her face, removing the layers” (Fiero 152).
She once said ”I will not be triumphed over”(“Quotes About Cleopatra (28 quotes).” (28 quotes), www.goodreads.com/quotes/tag/cleopatra) which in itself shows that she had great confidence in her doings. She used the help from Caesar and Antony to make Egypt more wealthy and powerful. Another way that Cleopatra was a hero is that she set an example to women. During her reign, Cleopatra developed an irrigation system in Egypt which is still used today. She set an example by just being a woman and a leader, which in today 's times, isn’t the norm.
Penelope however is put under scrutiny by her own son Telemachus when he tells Odysseus about the suitors who have been seeking her hand in marriage (Cliffnotes, 2016). Telemachus plants the seed of doubt in Odysseus mind whether or not Penelope is a faithful women. Odysseus kills all the maids who he believed betrayed him by sleeping with the suitors, this is another example of how prevalent sexual infidelity is in the Odyssey (Homer, 1967:22.213). Odysseus once again shows signs of sexual infidelity when he sleeps with the goddess Circe in order for her to return his men back to their human form as she had turned them into pigs (Homer,
You can tell that Abigale is very lustful early into the story because of her obsession of John Proctor. After John respected her, She makes up lies in court in order to get attention to herself and get people in trouble. Abigale was completely and utterly obsessed with John Proctor. Abigale tries to get John’s wife in trouble with the court by saying that she is a witch so she will be killed. She does this so John will be forced to leave his wife and increase her chance of being able to be with John.
“I knew you were, you were gonna come to me and here you are but you better choose carefully, ‘cause I’m capable of anything, of anything and everything (Perry).” These are just a few of the alluring lyrics featured in Katy Perry’s “Dark Horse” music video. The scene is set in ancient Egypt and Katy Perry is portrayed as a powerful Egyptian ruler/enchantress. In the video, Perry draws in male suitors and after getting what she wants from them such as jewels and edible delights, she no longer cares for them. In the “Dark Horse” video Katy Perry appeals to a young audience through the use of elicit diction, Egyptian symbolism and an enchanting tone. Perry’s use of elicit diction is one of the many ways she lures in her male suitors.
Arnold Friend became Connie’s psychopathic stalker who seemed to know everything about her. To top it all off, Connie’s mother was jealous of her good looks, and would compare her to her older successful sister, June (Oates 323). “Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?” is an educational read because of how many audiences it can easily relate to and affect. Not only does the short story provide intellect on the dangers of how rapists may go about their routines, but it also shows the reader the life of a broken