Odysseus’ name translated means causer of pain, and many other things. Odysseus causes pain in several different ways demonstrated throughout the books. When odysseus first left for Troy, it hurt Penelope because she had just given birth to Telemachus. This caused Penelope several problems, because her husband was leaving her. Although Odysseus was only supposed to be gone two weeks, it still caused worry and concern.
Miss Brill & A Rose for Emily In the story “Miss Brill” and “A Rose for Emily” the two protagonists face the challenge of isolation. Emily and Miss Brill are living very different lives, but share the same characteristics. The difference between these women is that they deal with their isolation in different ways. Both women have trouble with happiness and the cant accept the change that is going on their lives.
Margaret Atwood’s short story, “Lusus Naturae” portrays the story of a woman who has to face the problem of isolationism and discrimination throughout her whole life. In this short story, the protagonist very early in her life has been diagnosed with a decease known as porphyria. Due to the lack of knowledge at the time, she did not receive the help required to help her situation. Thus she was kept in the dark, her appearance frightens the outsiders who could not accept the way she looks, slowly resulting in her isolationism physically and mentally from the outside world. This even caused her to separate herself from the only world she knew her family.
They have to deal with losing their loved ones, using their bodies as a form of economic support, and being abused by men at war. Regular civilians had to deal with the loss of family members or friends that went to war. Lan had experienced a lot of loss due to the war. Lan told Kien, “‘What a cruel time… and so very long. The war swept away so many people’” (52).
There are three different examples in which she displays fear after her mother abandons her. The first fear that Sal displays in Walk Two Moons is to reveal her true feelings. This is illustrated when she comments “gram and gramps knew that I wanted to see momma, but I was afraid to” (Creech 5). From that point it clearly shows that as a thirteen-year-old girl there is a lot pressure underneath her.
Why is this an unfair test of Elizabeth’s word against John’s? Elizabeth was called into trial and she denies Proctor’s lechery with Abigail, which is opposite of what Proctor said. This was unfair because Proctor told the court that Elizabeth was an honest woman, and she just lied. 7. How does Abigail turn the court against Mary Warren?
Compare and Contrast 2 Emily Nasrallah and HananAl-Shaykh 's use women as their main characters in their stories. These authors also portray women as oppressed human beings in their own societies which gives a sad tone to these stories. What caught my attention the most was that these authors try to reveal some of the dark secrets harbored by the veiled women of the Arabian Countries. For instance, an old man is unable to recognize his own wife of about thirty to forty years in a hospital from Hanan’s ‘Unseeing Eye’. Emily uses Imagery in most of her novel titles.
The significance of Kincaid’s title “The Estrangement” is to describe her deteriorating relationship with her mother. In the story, Kincaid explains how she stopped talking to her mother a few years before she died because she always made her feel like her accomplishments weren't good enough. Estrangement is the fact of no longer being on friendly terms or part of a social group and during the story Kincaid looked at her mother as a hero; but eventually developed resentment. For example, in the first sentence of the essay Kincaid said “ three years before my mother died, I decided not to speak to her again”.
In the story Emily Grierson has recently passed away. The narrator begins to recall a time about thirty years earlier when after her father died, Emily had a mental breakdown and refused to acknowledge his death. Later on Homer Barron comes into town with his crew to build sidewalks and she falls in love. However, when it comes time for him to leave town, she does something to make sure he’ll never leave her. She goes to buy some arsenic and when questioned what its for she claims it’s for rats.
Mary Shelley, with no doubt, lived a hard life filled with sorrow and despair. Her mother died during childbirth. She had a stepmother that she never got along with (“Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley”). Her adult life decisions led to the alienation of her father and her own home town. These actions contributed to one of her greatest Gothic Literature novels, Frankenstein (“Mary Shelley”).
During her service in the army she vividly describes several specific instance that caused her psychological and physical trauma, namely a head injury. As noted above since then she has experienced nightmares, flashbacks and hypersensitive state. She notes that her worries and anxiety is temporally alleviated when she is engaged with her daughter. She denies alcohol abuse but admits to two to three drinks a week. She denies drug usage and sexual
Jericka’s adoptive family, Heather and Jason, reported that there was about three months of a honey moon period where they did not see any acting out behaviors. After the three months, the parents reported that Jericka would scream at the top of her lungs for about three hours at a time. The family reports that they believe this was from over stimulation, too much excitement as well as a lack of structure. The parents report that if Jericka would have trouble sleeping the night before then she would also cry a lot the next day. The family indicated that they had to decrease the number of social activities due to the over stimulation.
D-The arrived late to her session, but had called this writer prior. Upon meeting with the patient, her demeanor appeared to be sadden, at which this writer addressed. According to the patient as she became emotional and a bit tearful, she is now experiencing homelessness. The patient says, " My boyfriend mother 's right, they had to leave. It 's some illegal eviction because there was no court paper and they were told to leave by the ending of the month.
During the three month stay at the mansion, Jane constantly debates her inner thoughts; the need to be the woman she was expected to be, versus having the freedom she longs for. Jane begins to hallucinate about a woman trapped behind the yellow wallpaper that covers the walls of her room and subsequently has a mental breakdown. One can conclude, that the cause of Jane’s breakdown was the oppression she suffered at the hands of her husband.
While reading the story, you can tell in the narrators’ tone that she feels rejected and excluded. She is not happy and I’m sure, just like her family, she wonders “why her?” She is rejected and never accepted for who she really is. She is different. She’s not like anyone else