With Abigail's "friends" she is always angry with them and constantly threatening them; just so they will not tell the truth about Abigail Williams and John Proctor. Abigail wants John Proctor all to herself. Overall, Abigail is just angry with everybody around
Creon’s strong feelings about Antigone burying of her brother transgressed him as the tragic hero because his stubbornness against her caused everyone to turn on him. Such as when Creon is talking to Antigone and he tells her “ In all of Thebes, you’re the only one who looks at things this way.” To which Antigone replies “They share my views, but they keep their mouths shut just for you.” This shows how Creon’s slowly being turned against because his stubbornness. Antigone admits to the burial of her brother and Creon orders her to a cave to survive as long as she can. When Creon’s son hears word of this he goes to talk to Creon and sees his stubbornness. Creon’s son Haemon kills himself when he finds Antigone dead, Creon's wife also kills herself once she hears of Haemon's death.
This relates to the theme of jealousy because Mr. Putnam is so jealous of other people’s land that he accuses them of witchcraft so they lose their belongings, and he can take it. In addition, Ann Putnam is Very jealous of Rebecca Nurse. Ann Putnam thinks she is cured because she has lost so many children and Rebecca Nurse has so many. Mrs. Putnam is telling the jury “You think it God’s work you should never lose a child, nor a grandchild either, and I burry all but one?” (Miller, 152) Ann is so jealous that she accuses goody nurse of witchcraft because she thinks Mrs. Putnam put a spell on her not to have kids. Mr. Putnam later says “When Reverend Hale comes; you will proceed to look for signs of witchcraft here.” (Miller, 152) As Arthur Miller reminded you, you can see jealousy is one of the worst emotions out there bringing the worst out of people?
Pure and exhilarating, these swooners are willing to give everything for it. In Act 3, Romeo kills Tybalt in support of his friend Mercutio. Romeo begins to feel miserable because he killed Juliet’s cousin; Juliet cries solely because she may never see her love again. But she instantly forgives Romeo, realizing that Tybalt wouldn’t have spare Romeo’s life if he had won the duel. She shifts all her thoughts towards Romeo’s
This was later revoked, and the queen sent him on his quest to find what women most desire. His initial action of raping a woman clearly shows that he feels no respect for women, for no person who treats others with dignity would do such a crime. The Knight eventually came to end of his journey with no more information than when he first started, but he then met an old woman who promised to help him if he obeyed what she asked of him. When it was later revealed that she wished
The relationship between manhood and atrocity is the theme portrayed in Macbeth. Gender is a big factor in the drama, many decisions are made by the characters dwelling on the thought of masculinity. Lady Macbeth takes advantage of her husband by questioning his manhood, she then wishes that she herself had no female qualities and had similar male qualities. Also, she does not deny Macbeth when he says that a female like her should give birth to boys. A lot like the way that Lady Macbeth persuades her husband on to murder, Macbeth manipulates the assassins he hires to kill Banquo by questioning their manliness as well.
Trauma can cause avoidance and the lack of love can cause one to seek forever for it. Emily’s upbringing demonstrates an issue of control. Emily fell in love with Hommer Barron her lover that the town assumed abandoned her because he was openly gay. However, when Emily found out that Hommer Barron was attempting to leave she murdered him in order to keep him forever with her. Emily is used to getting everything her way that she resorted to murdering someone in order to get what she wanted.
When Emma was pregnant, she wants her child to be son which is to take revenge on her powerlessness and revolt to the society. Undoubtedly Emma describing the sexual discrimination of the day: “A man, at least, is free: he can leaf through loves and lands and pass through obstacles, have a taste for the most remote joys.” (Flaubert 84) while “a woman is continually impeded” (Flaubert 84) and “Inert and pliant at the same time, against [Emma’s] she has the weakness of flesh and law’s subjections.” (Flaubert 84-85) Another example of powerlessness of a woman in Madame Bovary is women don’t have the rights to
Meaningless Clues Oscar Wilde once said, “A thing is not necessarily true because a man dies for it.” In the play “Trifles” by Susan Glaspell, Mrs. Wright in the beginning, disgusts the reader. Her demeanor, described as queer many times, she seems emotionless about her husband’s death absolutely. In the early 1900’s women were fighting for their rights as American citizens and workers – hoping to obtain equal respect and opportunity that the men had. Glaspell displays an unexpected outcome through misleading the reader by showing more professionalism in the male law enforcement, expanding on the actual trifles the women discover, and how the women put their emotions and empathy first even though one is the wife of the Sheriff. The men during this time period were predominate in the industry and working class.
Love can cause people to sacrifice everything for the one they care most deeply for, sometimes the sacrifice even results in death. In Shakespeare’s Othello, Desdemona and Othello secretly get married, causing an uproar from her father, who threatens her death for her lying. However, their love prevails and they move to Othello’s new position, only to have a seed of doubt planted in Othello. A man tells Othello that Desdemona has been cheating on him with his second in command which is a lie, yet Othello falls for it. The lie slowly tears Othello apart and causes him to ruin his marriage.
In many circumstances, we tend to prematurely decide, for ourselves, the details of people’s lives. As found in this excerpt from the story, To Kill a Mockingbird, Scout makes the journey to decipher her mislead beliefs about the Ewell family with the help of her father, Atticus. He helps her understand: why they don’t go to school, hunt out of season, and overall are excused by the township. Scout first questions the necessity of her going to school while the Ewells only come for as long as they wish. Sighting Scout’s disdain for a perceived injustice, Atticus decides to illustrate exactly who the Ewells are: “They were people, but they lived like animals.” Atticus expands by reminding her of the annual Christmas trip, which takes her right past their residence.
Unfortunately, due to these infinite affairs, his wife, Hera (also the goddess of childbirth and marriage) grew in envy, and sought to relieve her rage upon all of his paramours. Likewise, Leto also received the goddess’ wrath for being with Zeus and getting impregnated. Hera cursed her, decreeing that she was not to give birth anywhere under the sun, thus intending for Leto to forever bear her children within her. Many of the gods pitied her, but few could help her. Finally, Poseidon, the god of the sea, revealed to Leto of an unknown land, fitting of Hera’s descriptions.
He wrote a play called Metamorphoses and the story of Pygmalion was born. The tales starts when the women of Cyprus realize that Pygmalion is one of the only men on the island that isn’t married. The reason being, Pygmalion had a strong dislike of the female species. He decided that instead of having a wife, he had his endless amount of beautiful statues to stay with him and be his company. The woman of the villages knew this, and were furious about it.